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Kenton County Spotlight
Simon Kenton holds meal packing event

Simon Kenton High School held a meal packing event on Thursday, April 17 to benefit the Youth Service Center.

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KCSD Fun Run 5K is April 26

The Kenton County School District and Piner Elementary will host a 5K (3.1 miles) event to promote the KCSD Junior Joggers and Girls on the Run programs.

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KCAIT scholar is finalist in Kentucky Film Festival

Congratulations to KCAIT scholar Sam Durstock, who was a finalist at the Kentucky Reel Generation Film Festival.

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Middle School students compete in program aimed at improving math, investment skills

On April 4, 64 teams comprised of 128 seventh grade students from Woodland, Summit View, Twenhofel, Turkey Foot and Holmes Middle Schools competed in an NCAA-style investment tournament held at Fidelity Investments® in Covington.

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Duke Energy shows elementary school benefits of fridge recycling

Representatives from Duke Energy visited James A. Caywood Elementary School in Edgewood on Friday, April 4 to show students and teachers how recycling an outdated refrigerator or freezer can help save the environment.

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End of year calendar information from KCSD

By Dr. Terri Cox-Cruey, Superintendent, Kenton County School District

It has been a long winter and I appreciate everyone’s patience while we waited for the General Assembly to decide how we would be permitted to handle the excessive missed school days.

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EPA names KCSD 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized the Kenton County School District as a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for strategically managing and improving the energy efficiency of its entire building portfolio.

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Kenton Co. High Schools compete in Track and Field Championships

All three Kenton County High Schools competed in the Track and Field Championships, held April 1 at Dixie Heights.

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KCSD's Vicki Fields named Leading IT Executive of Greater Cincinnati

Congratulations to Kenton County School District Technology Coordinator Vicki Fields, who has been chosen as one of the Leading IT Executives of Greater Cincinnati for 2014 by LEAD Magazine.

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Six KCSD Odyssey of the Mind teams advance to World Finals

Six Kenton County Odyssey of the Mind Teams have advance to the World Finals.

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KCSD brings home several awards at Excellence in Education banquet

The Kenton County School District was well-represented at the 2014 Excellence in Education Banquet.

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Taylor Mill student is semifinalist in State Geography Bee

Taylor Mill Elementary fifth grader Nick Dickman has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2014 Kentucky State Geographic Bee, sponsored by Google.

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Jane Beshear visits Ryland Heights Elementary

Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear made a visit to Ryland Heights Elementary on March 19.

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Two TFMS students place 2nd at State Science Fair

Two Turkey Foot Middle School students took home second place in their respective categories at the Kentucky State Science Fair.

 

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Honorable Achievements

  Awards and Achievements

2013    P21 Exemplar School District
2013    PEAK Award from KSBA (KCAIT)
2013    Kentucky Leads the Nation host
2013    National Board Certified Teachers (11)
2013    Connect Kentucky School District Technology Award (River Ridge Elementary)
2013    Education Nation Teacher Participant (1)
2013    Outstanding Teacher, Kentucky World Language Association (1)
2013    Ashland Teacher of the Year Award (1)
2013    California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence (1)
2013    National Scholastic Art Gold Key Awards (11) Silver Key Awards (23) Honorable Mention (37)
2012    National Board Certified Teachers (NBCT) (82); Lead Northern Kentucky in NBCT, ranked fourth in the state in NBCT
2012    A.D. Albright Award Outstanding Governmental Leadership Award
2012    Robert J. Storer/Toyota Business Education Collaboration Award
2012    Golden Apples for Excellence in Teaching Awards (2)
2012    Business Education Success Team (B.E.S.T.) Business Partner of the Year Award
2012    Business Education Success Team (B.E.S.T.) Gold Standard Partnerships 2012    Outstanding School Media Librarian
2012    Behringer Crawford Two-Headed Calf Award
2012    Gates Foundation Principal Advisory Council (1 principal chosen)
2012    Junior Achievement Teacher of the Year
2012    KY Art Association Principal of the Year
2012    Sweepstakes Award for excellence in a multi-faceted communications program
2012    District Energy Star Top Performer
2012    10 Energy Stars for individual schools (the most for any district in KY)
2012    What Parents What Award (19 years)
2012    Kennedy Center Partner in Education (only 12 awarded nationwide)
2012    National Merit finalist (1)
2012    AP Scholars with Distinction (7)
2012    AP Scholars with Honor (21)
2012    AP Scholars (36)
2012    Governor’s Scholars (31)
2012    Odyssey of the Mind World Final Teams (6) Teams Advancing to State (10)
2011    National ranked High School Academic Team (Simon Kenton 33rd in 2011) Regional Championships (2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005)
2011    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Literacy and Math Initiatives Recipient ($600,000 grant)