Ticona is a plastic manufacturing company located in Florence. This is the 14th year Ticona has been a business partner to Piner School. They participate in Career Day, Hobby Day, judging at our science fair, run off Character Counts coupons for the students, provide the gifts for Students of the Month, provide gifts for needy students/families at Christmas, participate in the Fall Festival, teach Junior Achievement, assist in classrooms, provide breakfast once a month for our Piner staff, print our Programs at a Glance, and plan to assist the students with the Robotics Club as well as provide chemists to do science experiments with students and families, etc. The Piner/Ticona Partnership won the first place award in the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s competition for best partnership for the 1999-2000, the 2001-2002, and the 2003-2004 school years. The Piner/Ticona Partnership also received $1,000 as a result of participation in the Chamber of Commerce’s Program of Distinction / May 2002 & May 2004.
Kenton County Public Library
The new Nicholson branch of the Kenton County Public Library has agreed to partner with Piner Elementary. Many awesome opportunities are sure to come from this new combined effort. A librarian will be a member of Piner’s Reducing Barriers to Learning Team.
Regency Manor Nursing Home
Regency Manor is located in Nicholson. Piner School Chorus has performed for the Regency residents for several Christmas seasons. Our Piner students send periodic “care” packages and correspond with the Regency residents. These activities are beneficial to both the children and the Regency residents. Piner families, following trick-or-treat night at Piner School, trick-or-treat at the Regency.
Cincinnati Bell partners with Piner Elementary in a Cincinnati Bell Learn Program which allows our school to earn money. Basically, anyone who is a Cincinnati Bell customer can complete a free registration form to earn money for our school. Please visit the following website to access the free registration form. http://www.cbts.cinbell.com/CBLearn/?id=5
Wendy's is located in Independence and has been a partner to Piner for approximately nine years. On Wendy’s Night, Piner families dine at Wendy’s once each month and the profits are shared with Piner School. Please watch Piner’s newsletter for specific dates.
Northern Kentucky Health Department
A representative from the Health Department has been on Piner’s Reducing Barriers to Learning Team for a number of years. The Health Department works closely with Piner staff on health and wellness programs and has provided grant monies to purchase the Steps to Respect Program, a bully prevention program for grades three, four, and five, and Second Step, a violence prevention program for kindergarten and grades one and two.
Walton Snappy Tomato Pizza
For several years the Walton Snappy Tomato has provided coupons for pizza for Piner’s Students of the Month.