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Early Dismissal Thursday, January 5, 2017

Posted on: January 5, 2017

Good Afternoon Knight Nation, We have been monitoring the weather carefully this morning.  It appears that a band of heavy snow will be hitting our area around regular dismissal time.  In order to be sure that all students and staff arrive home

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All Evening Activities CANCELED for 1/5/2017

Posted on: January 5, 2017

Due to inclement weather, all buildings will close at 3:00 p.m. today.  All evening activities are canceled.

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Date Change for July Board Meeting

Posted on: June 21, 2017

The Kings Board of Education will only meet once in the month of July.  There will be no work session and the regular meeting will be held on THURSDAY, July 6 at 5:30 p.m. Please note the day and time change.

The Board will follow its regular schedule in August.

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HOMEARAMA Offers Special Discount for Kings Community

Posted on: June 20, 2017

Don’t miss this year’s Homearama in the Rivercrest Subdivision!  It will take place July 8-23. Homearama® is happy to offer the lowest ticket prices found anywhere with a portion of each sale going back to the Kings Local School

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Kings Remembers Mr. Groh

Posted on: June 13, 2017

The Kings District is mourning the loss of a former beloved principal. Ed Groh passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017. He served as a principal in our District for 29 years. Mr. Groh touched many lives in our community. He will be greatly missed. Please view

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Kings Wellness Policy and Approved Classroom Snack List

Posted on: May 26, 2017

The Kings Board of Education approved a new Wellness Policy for the District at their May meeting.  This year the District used a committee to evaluate the previous plan and to update the plan for our students.  Additionally, the committee developed

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KHS Graduation

Congratulations to the KHS Class of 2017

Posted on: May 26, 2017

On Saturday, May 20, after much pomp and circumstance, the Kings High School Class of 2017 graduated. This year’s graduating class of 306 boasted more than $4.3 million in scholarships, volunteered over 30,000 community service hours, 157 graduated Cum

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Kings Offers FREE Summer Lunch Program

Posted on: May 12, 2017

The Kings Local School District, in partnership with the South Lebanon Community Center/Joshua’s Place Community Outreach Organization, is participating in a Summer Meal Program. The program will provide FREE meals to children between 1 and 18 years of

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CIS Receives Grant for Adaptive Swing

Posted on: May 12, 2017

Congratulations to Columbia Intermediate School for being awarded a $4,940 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant! The grant money will be used to fund the 5th Grade Diversity/Disabilities Awareness Community Service Project. The grant was based on the

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Mr. Alex Heinz

Kings Assistant Athletic Director Named Certified Athletic Administrator

Posted on: May 12, 2017

Congratulations to Kings Assistant Athletic Director, Alex Heinz for being recognized by the he National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) as a Certified Athletic Administrator.  To earn this distinction, Alex has demonstrated

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Kings Men's Varsity Soccer Coach, Kelly Oney

Kings Hires New Men's Varsity Soccer Coach

Posted on: May 5, 2017

The Kings Athletic Department is excited to announce the next Men’s Varsity Soccer Coach for 2017, Mr. Kelly Oney. He was approved at the February Board of Education meeting. Coach Oney will be in his first season as a Varsity Head Coach when he leads

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CIS Sponsors Third Well in South Sudan

Posted on: May 5, 2017

Columbia Intermediate School received word this week that another well has been drilled in South Sudan in their name. This well marks the third well sponsored by the school since 2013. The new well is located in the village of Dutcuar, in Ajiep, Gogrial State

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Important Alert re: Computer Virus

Posted on: May 4, 2017

There is a virus circulating across the country, and also through our domain right now that includes the subject line:(insert name) has shared a document on Google Docs with youThe virus is executed when the link in the email is clicked on. Do not open

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KHS Ranked #20 in Ohio by U.S. News & World Report

Posted on: April 26, 2017

U.S. News & World Report released their Best High Schools Rankings for 2017 this week and Kings High School has again been named among the best high schools in the nation!  KHS ranked #509 out of more than 22,000 public high schools in the nation,

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New Women's Varsity Head Soccer Coach Hired

Posted on: April 21, 2017

On Tuesday, April 18, the Kings Board of Education approved Katelyn Newton to be the next Women’s Varsity Soccer Head Coach for the 2017-2018 school year. Ms. Newton will be beginning her first year leading her own program at Kings High School, as well

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JFB's Bev Kassner Named OAESA Secretary of the Year

Posted on: April 21, 2017

Congratulations to J.F. Burns Elementary Secretary, Bev Kassner who was named the 2017 Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators Secretary of the Year! OAESA selects one school secretary from across Ohio who epitomizes the highest standards of

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Kings Athletics Spring Signing Ceremony

Posted on: April 13, 2017

The Kings Athletic Department hosted yet another great event on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. They honored fifteen student-athletes who have made a commitment to play their sport at the college level.  Families, coaches, teachers, administrators, and

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KHS Recognized for Posting High ACT Scores

Posted on: April 13, 2017

A recent article in the Cincinnati Business Courier shows that Kings High School is among the top ten public high schools in the Greater Cincinnati area for posting the highest average ACT score for the 2015-2016 school year. KHS posts an average ACT score

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Project Excellence Teachers of the Year

Posted on: April 10, 2017

Congratulations to Kings High School teacher, Elisa King and Kings Mills Elementary teacher, Michelle Schumacher who have been named winners of this year’s Project Excellence Award, sponsored by the Area Progress Council of Warren County. ‚ÄčEvery

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Kings Local School District named A Best Community for Music Education 2017.

Kings Named a Best Community for Music Education 2017

Posted on: April 7, 2017

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) has announced the 2017 Best Communities for Music Education. This year, 527 districts across the nation are being recognized with this distinction, and the Kings Local School District was designated as a

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KHS Class of 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Named

Posted on: April 7, 2017

Kings High School is proud to announce their top students to represent the Class of 2017 as this year’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian.  This year’s class of 2017 Valedictorian is Hannah Rasmussen.  The daughter of Kent and Bonnie

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KHS Theatre Presents Pippin

Posted on: April 6, 2017

The Kings High School Theatre will present a production of Pippin. The show is based on the original Pippin script which differs from the most recent circus themed version. This magic-inspired production of Pippin features a cabaret troupe of performers, led

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Kings Local Schools Receive Auditor of State Award

Posted on: March 22, 2017

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. The Auditor of

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Winter Guard and Drumline Community Night

Posted on: March 9, 2017

The Kings Winter Guards and Drumline will be hosting a community night on Thursday, March 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Kings High School Gym. This is an opportunity for friends and family, who have not yet seen them perform as well as those who can’t get

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Kings Band BANDcakes

Posted on: March 9, 2017

The Kings Band Program would like to invite you to join them for this year’s Pat Cope Memorial BANDcakes Breakfast. This annual event will take place on Saturday, March 11 from 7:30 a.m.-Noon at Kings High School. Cost is $8 per person, children ages 3

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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Knight of Innovation

Posted on: March 9, 2017

Kings High School will celebrate STEAM education at their Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Knight of Innovation on Tuesday, April 11 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.  This community event will showcase our STEAM projects that will feature interactive booths in the Science,

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Kings Football Mulch Madness 2017

Posted on: March 2, 2017

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 cubic foot bags

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State Champion Megan Sichterman

Kings Has a State Champion!

Posted on: March 2, 2017

Congratulations to Kings Senior, Megan Sichterman who brought home her second State Championship at the OHSAA State Swim Meet in Canton, Ohio on February 25, 2017! Sichterman placed first in the 50 Freestyle, as well as runner-up in 100 Butterfly.

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March Board of Education Meeting Date Changes

Posted on: February 27, 2017

Due to scheduling conflicts, the Kings Board of Education has made a change to their March Work Session date. The Work Session will be moved from Tuesday, March 14 to Wednesday, March 15, 2017.  

Please make a note of it.

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Kings Mourns Loss of Beloved Employee

Posted on: February 24, 2017

The Kings Local School District is mourning the loss of beloved longtime employee, Mary Anderson.  Mary passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. She was an employee of the Kings District for over 30 years in the Kings High School

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JFB Outdoor Classroom Receives Certification

Posted on: February 24, 2017

J.F. Burns Elementary School was recently named an Official Certified Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). The NWF is America’s largest conservation and education organization. The NWF celebrates the efforts of J.F. Burns’

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Start With Hello Week

Posted on: February 15, 2017

“Start With Hello Week” is a program designed by The Sandy Hook Promise and teaches children the importance of connecting to others.  We know that young children who are isolated can become victims of bullying, violence, or depression. 

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Hannah Rasmussen and Anders Wikum National Merit Finalists

KHS National Merit Finalists Announced

Posted on: February 15, 2017

We just received word that our two National Merit Semi-Finalists have now advanced to the Finalist standing of the 62nd Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Kings Seniors Hannah Rasmussen and Anders Wikum will now compete with 15,000 other finalists for

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KJH Mattress Sale

Posted on: February 10, 2017

Kings Junior High School will host a one of a kind fundraising event on Saturday, February 25, 2017.  Their 5th Annual Mattress Sale will take place from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. in the KJH Gymnasium. Brand name mattresses by Simmons Beautyrest,

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KHS Athletes Sign Letters of Intent on National Signing Day

Posted on: February 1, 2017

Eight student-athletes made their official commitments to colleges and universities at the Kings Athletic Department’s Winter Signing Day on Wednesday, February 1 at Kings High School.  Families, coaches, teachers, administrators, and teammates

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Youth Awareness Program Coming to Kings

Posted on: January 30, 2017

The Kings School District, in partnership with the Loveland Police Department, Loveland Drug Task Force, and the Warren County Sheriff's Office will present a unique drug awareness program, “Right Under Your Nose” on Monday, February 27 at 6:30

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Let Your Voice Be Heard!

Posted on: January 23, 2017

Due to changes in graduation requirements, nearly a third of Ohio's Class of 2018 students are at risk of not graduating.  Approximately 20% of our current Junior Class at Kings High School is in jeopardy of not graduating. Our district strongly

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Nominate a Teacher for Project Excellence

Posted on: January 20, 2017

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. In their 30th year, the Area

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Thank You Kings Board of Education (VIDEO)

Posted on: January 18, 2017

In a new video, we asked students around the district to tell us what they think a school board member does.  We heard some very insightful, and sometimes funny responses!  Watch it here

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KABC Knight to Remember

Posted on: January 17, 2017

Knight Nation, it is that time again! Join us for A Knight to Remember! This is the Kings Athletic Booster Club's annual Fundraiser which benefits 97 Kings athletic teams, grades seven through twelve! This is your exclusive invitation for this year's

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Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018

Posted on: January 13, 2017

Kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year will begin on January 23  and run through February 10, 2017.  Registration will take place by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please call Amy Andrews in Kings Central Registration at 513-459-2932.

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Kings Jr. High Theatre Presents School House Rock LIVE! Jr.

Posted on: January 11, 2017

The Emmy Award-winning Saturday morning educational cartoon series and pop culture phenomenon is now the basis for one of the most musicals to ever hit the stage, Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. Our Kings Junior High School Theatre will entertain you with

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Kings Preschool Now Registering

Posted on: January 11, 2017

Kings Preschool, located in the Kings Educational Center in Kings Mills, is now accepting registrations for the fall 2017-2018 school year. Class offerings include: 3-year-old Preschool: Two or three day programs designed for children 3 years old by

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Kings Schools Ranked Top Ten in Cincy Metro

Posted on: January 10, 2017

Kings Local Schools Highly Rated Again! The latest Best School District rankings have been released by Niche K-12. We are thrilled to report that the Kings Local School District  is ranked #10 in the Cincinnati Metro Area and #38 in all of Ohio! Niche

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School Boards Make a Difference

Posted on: January 10, 2017

January is School Board Recognition Month. School board members are ordinary people who have an extraordinary dedication to our public schools. It is time we thanked them for their untiring efforts. Too often we forget about the personal sacrifices school

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Kings Football Team Earns Academic All-Ohio

Posted on: January 10, 2017

Congratulations to our Kings Football Team for being recognized 2017 Academic All-Ohio.  The Knights have the 9th highest ranking GPA out of over 716 high school football teams in the state. . This year, the team posted an impressive overall cumulative

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