This February, Student Council led Kenton High School to raise funds through our annual penny stall which supported a Kenton Elementary student battling cancer. The KHS staff and students participated in the annual spirit week and winter pep rally. There were many brave teachers that even played in the basketball game at the pep rally. KHS Student Council would like say a huge thanks to everyone who participated in the event this year! Because of the great support of administration, staff, students, and community members alike we were able to make a big difference! We would also like to thank the workers and volunteers with Liberty National Bank of Kenton for helping to count all the change. Finally, we would like to give a shoutout to Mrs.Eley’s’ 2nd period class for collecting $215.00 and again Mrs. Eley’s 5th period class for raising a total of $110.00. As a school, we collected over $1,900.00!! Great job KHS students!
In an effort to take a proactive approach to ensure the safety of students and staff, the Kenton City Schools recently met with local law enforcement agencies to discuss additional safety measures that could be put in place for the remainder of this school year and in future years.
We believe it is important for local police to be present in our buildings on a regular basis to build relationships and to promote a safe learning environment for students and staff. While there is no current threat, it is critical that we engage local law enforcement officials in our daily operations in order to be prepared for any situation that involves the safety of our students and staff.
Discussions are currently taking place so that we might have school resource officers in our district on a daily basis. Until that time, please expect police officers to be in our buildings on a regular basis as we work to ensure a safe learning environment for all members of our school community.
Please know we take school safety matters very seriously and we will continue to work with local officials to provide the safest schools possible.
Kenton City Schools will be on a two hour delay for Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 due to road conditions.
Three Kenton High School Juniors have won the Hardin County Optimist Club’s International Essay Contest. The winners are: 1st place – Elijah Manns; 2nd place – Haley Hunt; and 3rd place – Kasaundra Collins. The essay contest is sponsored by Optimist International to give young people the opportunity to write about their own opinions regarding the world in which they live. This year’s essay topic was: “Can Society Function without Respect?” At an upcoming luncheon at the Kenton Elks 157 Lodge, the Club will give cash awards for the essay contest winners. As the first place winner, Elijah Manns’ essay will next advance to the district contest to compete for a scholarship award.
The Kenton Middle School KMS January and February 2018 Newsletter is online for your reading pleasure. Enjoy!
Fourteen Ohio Hi Point-Kenton Allied Health and Nursing students traveled to the University of Toledo on Friday, to compete in the Health Occupations Students of America Northwest Regional Competition. Several students advanced to the second round of competition.
Mercedes Mendenhall, Peyton Flint, Caitlyn Tudor and Kassie Collins will advance to the HOSA State competition in April. These four young women took second place out of 13 teams in the Health Science knowledge competition.
Congratulations. Keep up the good work.
The Kenton City Schools’ Board of Education is pleased to announce that the first class of Alumni Hall of Fame inductees will be selected in March 2018.
The Alumni Hall of Fame will honor the exceptional achievements and unique talents of KCS graduates who significantly encourage others to inquire, dream and excel.
Nominees for this recognition must have graduated from Kenton High School at least ten years prior to the nomination date and should demonstrate excellence in one or more of the following areas: achievement, character, citizenship, community, humanity, leadership or philanthropy. Candidates may be nominated posthumously.
Nominations can be entered in this online form or you may download this form and print it out to complete. Forms can also be picked up in the superintendent’s office at the Board of Education. Completed applications may be submitted by mailing a copy to the district superintendent. The deadline for submission of nominations is 4 p.m., February 20.
The mission of the Hall of Fame is to serve as a testimony to cultivate the educational foundation and empowerment of our graduates who positively influence and contribute to the well being of our community and society. Individuals serving on the Alumni Hall of Fame committee are Russell Blue, Brady Collins, Jon Cross, Nate Lawrence, Ronald Marvin, Mark Rush, Laurie Steinman and Shana Stout.
All questions should be directed to Jennifer Penczarski, Superintendent.
Kenton City Schools will be on a two hour delay for Friday, February 9th, 2018 due to road conditions.
Kenton High School Parent Informational Night: College Credit Plus
A College Credit Plus (CCP) informational meeting will be held at Kenton Senior High School in the Cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21st for parents and students. This is a mandatory meeting for students planning to participate in any type of CCP courses for the 2018-2019 school year. The student and/or parent must be present.
The College Credit Plus Program allows qualified high school students to earn college credit and/or high school credit through successful completion of college courses. A program overview, qualifications, and deadlines will be discussed. Representatives from area colleges will be present. The necessary paperwork to begin the enrollment process will be distributed and must be returned to KHS by March 31, 2018.