Columbia Intermediate School News

Blog Entries - 2018

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Thoughtexchange #2 - We Need Your Feedback!

Posted on: May 16, 2018

The Kings Local School District has launched it's second online learning process called Thoughtexchange. We really appreciate the community feedback that we received on our first Exchange. We took the feedback and thoughts and our Long Range Facility

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KHS Ranked Top Public High School in Ohio

Posted on: May 9, 2018

U.S. News & World Report released their Best High Schools Rankings for 2018 today and Kings High School has again been named among the best high schools in the nation!  KHS ranked #683 out of more than 22,500 public high schools in the nation,

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Marco's Pizza Nights

Posted on: April 26, 2018

  Please join Columbia Intermediate School May 1 for our fundraising event with Marco's Pizza in Landen!  Marco’s is located at 3251 Montgomery Rd near the Columbia Rd intersection and the phone is 513-677-1300. CIS earns 15% of

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SCHOOL CLOSED 2/7/18

Posted on: February 7, 2018

Due to inclement weather, the Kings Local School District is CLOSED on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

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We Want Your Feedback!

Posted on: February 7, 2018

The Kings Local School District has launched an online learning process called Thoughtexchange. This process will allow us to reach out to everyone affected by the decisions made in the Kings District. We would like your thoughts and feedback regarding

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Kings Board of Education Accepting Applications for Vacant Seat

Posted on: January 17, 2018

The Kings Board of Education is currently accepting applications to fill a vacant seat due to the resignation of Kerry McKiernan. The new position will be a 23-month unexpired term that will begin immediately upon appointment and will run until December 31,

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Kings Will Release 2-hours Early on 1-12-2018

Posted on: January 11, 2018

Due to the approaching winter storm, the Kings Local School District will release students 2-hours early on Friday, January 12, 2018.  There is no afternoon preschool and no evening activities.

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School Closed 1/8/2018

KLSD CLOSED 1/8/2018

Posted on: January 8, 2018

Due to hazardous road conditions, the Kings Local School District is CLOSED on Monday, January 8, 2018.

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School Closed due to inclement weather

School CLOSED Friday, January 5, 2018

Posted on: January 4, 2018

Due to the extreme cold temperatures forecasted, the Kings Local School District will be CLOSED on Friday, January 5, 2018.

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Cultural Competency Training Coming to Kings

Posted on: May 15, 2018

We are excited to announce that Kings has hired a company called Did You KNOW Publishing, Inc. to bring cultural competency training to the district.   We will start our journey in becoming culturally proficient beginning in May when the Kings

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Last Day of School

Posted on: May 15, 2018

The last day of school for the 2017-2018 school year is Tuesday, May 22, 2018! The first day of school for the 2018-2019 school year is Wednesday, August 15, 2018.

Have a great Summer Break!

 

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KHS Graduation Invite

KHS Class of 2018 Graduation

Posted on: May 14, 2018

You are cordially invited to the Kings High School Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 19 at 2:00 p.m. at Xavier University Cintas Center. Free admission - no ticket needed. If you are unable to attend but would still like to be a part of

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"This is Kings" International Corridor at KHS

Posted on: May 9, 2018

On Monday, April 30 the Student Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion at Kings High School dedicated the new "This is Kings International Corridor," a line of flags from different countries representing the countries of some KHS students.   The Task

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KHS Receives 2018 College Success Award

Posted on: April 30, 2018

We are proud to announce that Kings High School has received the first-ever College Success Award !   Launched by GreatSchools, the College Success Award recognizes and celebrates high schools like ours that go beyond simply getting

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Thoughtexchange Results Available

Posted on: April 20, 2018

In February, the District sent the Kings Community a link for a Thoughexchange regarding the long-range facility planning for the future of Kings Schools. We have compiled the feedback received and it is now available online.   The site gives a brief

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KHS Valedictorian and Salutatorian 2018

KHS Valedictorian and Salutatorian Announced

Posted on: April 20, 2018

Kings High School is proud to announce their top students to represent the Class of 2018 as this year’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian.   This year’s class of 2018 Valedictorian is Spencer Kinkelaar. He is the son of Karin and Mark

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Kings A Best Community for Music Education

Kings Music Education Program Receives National Recognition

Posted on: April 19, 2018

The Kings Local School District has been honored for the second year in a row with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.  This year, only 583 school districts were

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Knight of Innovation

Posted on: April 17, 2018

Kings High School will celebrate STEAM education at their Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Knight of Innovation on Thursday, April 19 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. This community event will showcase over 45 STEAM projects from preschoolers to high school students,

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Dave Query

In Loving Memory

Posted on: April 17, 2018

It is with the deepest sadness that we announce former Kings Superintendent, Dave Query passed away on Saturday, April 14 at the age of 82.     Dave was superintendent at Kings for seven years after serving as interim superintendent and

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KHS to Host Transition and College Fair

Posted on: April 17, 2018

At Kings High School, they focus on providing students with the best education possible. In meeting the demands of the future, they believe it’s important to allow all students the opportunity to have exposure to the various options they have available

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Kings Senior Receives Franklin B. Walter Scholarship

Posted on: April 13, 2018

Kings High School Senior, Faith Shields was presented with the third annual Franklin B. Walter Scholarship from the Warren County Educational Service Center on Friday, April 13.   One student from each Warren County school district received the award

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Kings Spring Athletic Signing Participants

Thirteen Kings Student-Athletes Participate in Spring Signing

Posted on: April 11, 2018

Thirteen student-athletes made their official commitments to colleges and universities at the Kings Athletic Department’s Spring Signing Day on Wednesday, April 11 at Kings High School.  Families, coaches, teachers, administrators, and

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Belinda Atkins, SLE Principal

Kings Hires New South Lebanon Elementary Principal

Posted on: April 11, 2018

The Kings Local School District is proud to announce the hiring of Mrs. Belinda Atkins as South Lebanon Elementary School Principal. Mrs. Atkins’ contract was approved at the Kings Board of Education Work Session on Tuesday, April 10. She comes to

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Hope Milthaler and Juli Elder, Project Excellence Winners

Kings Project Excellence Winners

Posted on: April 11, 2018

Congratulations to Kings High School Music teacher, Hope Milthaler and South Lebanon Elementary 3rd grade teacher, Juli Elder who have been named winners of this year’s Project Excellence Award, sponsored by the Area Progress Council of Warren

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KHS Presents - Guys and Dolls

Posted on: April 9, 2018

Kings High School Theatre presents Guys and Dolls! The show is a musical romantic comedy involving the unlikeliest of Manhattan pairings: a high-rolling gambler and a puritanical missionary, a showgirl dreaming of the straight-and-narrow and a crap game

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District Schedule Changes

Posted on: April 3, 2018

The Kings Board of Education voted on Tuesday, March 20 to discontinue weekly Early Release and to add a later start time for grades 7-12 for the 2018-2019 school year. Students at the KJH and KHS Campus will begin their day next year at 7:50 a.m. 

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Kings Adds Second School Resource Officer

Posted on: March 27, 2018

The Kings Local School District today announced that a longstanding partnership between the Warren County Sheriff’s Office and Deerfield Township will result in the addition of one full-time school resource officer beginning in the 2018-19 school year

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Kings Athletics 2018 Summer Camp Dates Released

Posted on: March 23, 2018

Kings Athletics and the Kings Athletic Booster Club has started taking registrations for their ever-popular Summer Athletic Camps.   This is a great opportunity to learn your favorite sports from Kings' coaching staff this summer! The Kings

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SCHOOLS CLOSED 3/21/18

Posted on: March 21, 2018

Due to the inclement weather, the Kings Local School District is CLOSED on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

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KHS Chamber Choir Selected to Perform at Choir Festival

Posted on: March 8, 2018

The Kings High School Chamber Choir has been invited to perform at the premiere Music for All National Choir Festival, part of the 2018 Music for All National Festival in Indianapolis, Indiana, March 15-17, 2018. The Choir was selected by a panel of renowned

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Kings Football Mulch Madness

Posted on: March 6, 2018

Spring is right around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about MULCH! The Kings Football Team is holding their Annual Mulch Sale . This year, you have a choice of Hardwood, Black Gold, and Black Dyed mulch. All mulch comes in 2.0

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Kings Local Schools Celebrate National School Breakfast Week

Posted on: March 2, 2018

To encourage more families to take advantage of the healthy choices available for school breakfast, our Kings Food Service Department will celebrate National School Breakfast Week March 5-9.   Busy weekday mornings make it a challenge for many

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Kings Treasurer's Office Earns Award

Posted on: March 2, 2018

A recent financial audit of the Kings Local School District by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report. The Kings Local School District’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award for

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J.F. Burns Recognized as Purple Star School

Posted on: February 21, 2018

Congratulations to J.F. Burns Elementary who has been recognized as a 2018 Purple Star designee by the Ohio Department of Education. The Purple Star Award for military-friendly schools recognizes schools that show a major commitment to students and families

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Knight of Innovation

Posted on: February 12, 2018

Mark Your Calendar for "Knight of Innovation   Join the Kings Local School District at the second annual Knight of Innovation Family Fair on Thursday, April 19, 2018.   This night celebrates STEAM education, highlighting interactive booths in

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Five Student-Athletes Participate in Winter Signing Ceremony

Posted on: February 11, 2018

Five student-athletes made their official commitments to colleges and universities at the Kings Athletic Department’s Winter Signing Day on Thursday, February 8 at Kings High School.    Families, coaches, teachers, administrators, and

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Nominate a Kings Teacher for Project Excellence

Posted on: February 9, 2018

Do You Know an Excellent Educator?   The Project Excellence Committee of the Area Progress Council of Warren County, Inc. seeks to recognize and honor innovative or excellent teachers within the public schools in Warren County.   For over 30

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Kings Athletic Hall of Fame 2018

Kings Athletics Hall of Fame 2018

Posted on: February 9, 2018

The Kings Athletic Department and the Kings Athletic Booster Club welcomed four new members to the Kings Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, February 3. The Inductees were honored in a ceremony with friends and family at TPC River’s Bend on Saturday

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Kings Board of Education Appoints New Member

Posted on: January 31, 2018

The Kings Board of Education appointed Mr. Stacie Belfrom to fill the vacancy on the school board created by the resignation of Kerry McKiernan.  Mr. McKiernan served on the Board of Education from January 1, 2016 until his resignation on January 9,

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Kings FastPitch Youth Mini Clinic

Posted on: January 29, 2018

The Kings Softball Program is hosting a youth mini softball clinic on February 17. Click here for more information. 

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Kings Board of Education Receives 24 Applications for Vacant Seat

Posted on: January 26, 2018

The Kings Board Education's application process to fill the vacant seat due to the resignation of Kerry McKiernan closed on Wednesday, January 24.  They received twenty-four applications and will interview candidates on Wednesday, January 31 beginning at

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Kings Athletics A Knight to Remember

Posted on: January 26, 2018

The largest event of the year for Kings Athletics is coming soon! A Knight to Remember, All That Glitters is Red, is on Saturday, March 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Cincinnati Marriott Northeast, Mason.   This year features our ALL

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Kindergarten Registration 2018-2019

2018-2019 Kindergarten Registration

Posted on: January 22, 2018

Kindergarten registration for the 2018-2019 school year will begin on March 5 and run through March 23.  Registration will take place by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please call Amy Andrews in Kings Central Registration at 513-459-2932. Morning, afternoon, and

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Kings Athletics Announce 2018 Hall of Fame

Posted on: January 18, 2018

The Kings Athletic Department is excited to announce the inductees for the Hall of Fame, Class of 2018. Joining the Athletic Hall of Fame are; Shannon Heekin, Class of 2001 (Volleyball, Basketball, Softball), Samuel Graessle, Class of 2005 (Men's Swimming),

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Three new board of education members take oath of office

Kings Board of Education Swears in Three New Members

Posted on: January 11, 2018

On Tuesday, January 9, the Kings Board of Education welcomed three new members.  Kings Treasurer, Cary Furniss administered the Oath of Office to Deb Cowan, Dan Egan, and Rona Walter. These new Board members will hold office for a four-year term. View

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Kings Releases Statement Regarding Recent News Reports

Posted on: January 9, 2018

Dear Kings Parents, You may have seen the evening news on Monday regarding a non-school sponsored recreational basketball team with students from Kings Mills, Ohio wearing inappropriate jerseys. While we are terribly disappointed in this news, we will take

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KJH Theatre Presents- Annie! Jr.

Posted on: January 4, 2018

Based on the popular comic strip, Annie Junior tells of a spunky Depression-era orphan determined to find her parents who abandoned her on the doorstep of a New York City orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. In adventure after adventure, Annie

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