Kings High School News

Blog Entries - 2019

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Kings Releases Facility Master Plan Website

Posted on: August 9, 2019

Visit www.kingsfacilities.org for the latest facts regarding Kings Facilities and the upcoming bond issue.   On Friday, August 9, 2019, the Kings Local School District launched a new website that solely focuses on the Master Facilities Plan. The

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Freshmen Orientation Meeting 2019

Posted on: August 6, 2019

If you were not able to make it to our Freshmen Orientation meeting on August 5, check out what you missed here

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Clean Up the Castle

Posted on: July 23, 2019

Are you a KHS student looking to get community service hours before school starts? Here's a chance to get up to 8 hours on Mon, July 29. From 8:00 am-4:00 pm come help "Clean Up the Castle"We need help moving equipment/furniture & general landscaping. Bring gloves, tools & meet at school

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KHS College, Career and Transition Fair

Posted on: April 25, 2019

Don't miss Kings High School's 2nd Annual College, Career and Transition Services Fair on Thursday, April 25 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Kings High School.   Representatives from over 80 universities across the nation and local colleges will be in the

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Community Learning Series on Social Media

Posted on: February 5, 2019

Do you know about the Snapchat feature "My Eyes Only"? Do you know if your child is using that feature? Do you know enough about today's popular social media platforms to keep your child safe?   Learn about important features of the social media

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Mobile Mammography Offer Screenings to Kings Community

Posted on: February 5, 2019

The Mercy Health/Jewish Hospital mobile mammography van will be in the Kings Local School District to offer screening mammograms for our female community members. Mammography screening takes approximately 10-15 minutes and will be available at our

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Kings Partners with Supercuts

Posted on: August 9, 2019

Kings is partnering with Supercuts for the 2019-2020 school year. Visit any of the 4 local stores and mention your school name and they will donate $5 per haircut back to the school. It’s that easy! They will also donate 15% for products and

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Parent/Student Emergency Notification Protocol

Posted on: August 9, 2019

The Kings Local School District takes the safety and security of our staff and students very seriously. As a part of an Ohio Revised Code requirement, the District is required to inform students and parents/guardians before the first day of school each

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Kings Food Service Launches New Website

Posted on: August 9, 2019

The Kings Food and Nutrition Department has released a new interactive and user-friendly Food and Nutrition website. Food Service Director, Jennifer Arlinghaus and her staff are committed to educating and inspiring excellence for our students.   The

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Kings Kloset Stuff-the-Bus Event

Posted on: July 24, 2019

The Kings Kloset is hosting a Stuff-the-Bus event on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at J.F. Burns Elementary from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Items needed include clothing in sizes infant-adult, school supplies, backpacks, lunch boxes, new underwear, new socks,

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In loving memory of Ben Murray

In Loving Memory

Posted on: July 8, 2019

Kings High School Sophomore, Benjamin Murray passed away from a tragic accident on Saturday, July 6, 2019.  Ben played baritone in the Kings Marching Band and played euphonium in the Kings Symphonic Band. He was an honor student who loved being with his

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Kings Food Service and Transportation Hiring Fair

Kings Transportation and Food Service Job Fair

Posted on: June 28, 2019

Kings Transportation and Food Service are hiring!  Current job openings include bus drivers, bus monitors, food service cook cashiers, and food substitute workers. Visit the Hiring Cook Out on Wednesday, July 10 or Thursday, July 11 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00

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Kings BOE Votes to Place Bond Issue on November Ballot

Posted on: June 21, 2019

Due to growing enrollment and the need for additional space, the Kings Board of Education voted to place a 4.96 mill bond issue on the November 5, 2019 ballot for the purpose of new construction, site acquisition, improvements, renovations, and additions to

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Important Back to School Dates

Posted on: May 31, 2019

We had a great 2018-2019 School Year!  Before we know it, we will be back-to-school shopping for the 2019-2020!  The first day of school for grades 1-12 is Wednesday, August 14. Our Kindergartners will join us on Friday, August 16.   We

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Kings Athletics Receives 2018-2019 ECC All-Sports Championship

Posted on: May 17, 2019

Congratulations to every program in Kings Athletics for being named the 2018-2019 Eastern Cincinnati Conference All-Sports Champions!   The Knights won ECC titles in football, boy's cross country, girl's golf, dance, boy's track, baseball, and boy's

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2018-2019 Senior Scholar Athletes

KHS Senior Scholar Athletes

Posted on: May 17, 2019

For the past 24 years, the Kings Athletic Booster Club and the Kings Athletic Department have honored student-athletes who have maintained excellent academic standards while dedicating their time and energy to Kings athletics. On Wednesday, May 15, the Annual

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Back to School Forms Going Online

Posted on: May 17, 2019

We are making changes districtwide with our back to school forms. All schools in the district will be using a system called FinalForms which will allow you to complete registration forms online.   We are hopeful that this system will save you

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KHS Graduation 2019

Posted on: May 16, 2019

The Kings High School Class of 2019 will host their graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cintas Center on Xavier University.  The ceremony is open to the public.  If you are unable to attend, you can watch it LIVE STREAM here

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Kings and United Way of Warren County Partner in Workforce Development

Posted on: May 10, 2019

On Monday, May 6, 2019, five Kings High School students were honored by Lt. Governor of Ohio, Jon Husted and Ohio State Senator, Steve Wilson as a part of Ohio In-Demand Jobs Week. At the event, Ben Johnson, Zachary Layman, Josh Moore, Gabe Ventura, Jaime

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Kings to Offer FREE Summer Feeding Program

Posted on: May 9, 2019

The Kings FREE Summer Lunch Program will begin on Monday, June 3 at the South Lebanon Community Center.   The first week, kick off week, will extend and include the entire week of June 3 through June 7. The following week up to and including until

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Back to School Immunization Requirements

Posted on: May 3, 2019

If you have a student entering 7th and/or 12th grade, you will need to be sure they are up-to-date on vaccines.   Students entering 7th grade will need to have one dose of meningococcal (MCV4) vaccine and one dose of

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Kings High School Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Posted on: May 2, 2019

U.S. News & World Report released their Best High Schools Rankings for 2019 this week and Kings High School has again been named among the best high schools in the nation!  KHS ranked #1,051 nationally out of more than 17,000 public high schools,

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Kings Master Facilities Plan Video Overview

Posted on: April 25, 2019

For over 2 years, the Kings Local School District and the Long Range Facilities Planning Team have been working on a Master Facilities Plan to accommodate the current and future projected growth in our District. The Kings Board of Education approved the

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New KJH Principal Named

Posted on: April 22, 2019

Mr. Eric Dunn, current Principal of Pleasant Run Middle School in the Northwest Local School District was approved by the Kings Board of Education on Tuesday, April 16 to become Kings Junior High School's next principal beginning August 1, 2019. He will

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School Based Social & Emotional Health Coordinator Hired

Posted on: April 22, 2019

The Kings Board of Education approved the hiring of a new School-Based Social and Emotional Health Coordinator. Mrs. Kimberly Sellers will begin serving in the District on August 1, 2019.   Mrs. Sellers will serve as the point of contact for all

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KHS Athletes Sign Letter of Intent

Posted on: April 18, 2019

Sixteen student-athletes made their official commitments to colleges and universities at the Kings Athletic Department’s Spring Signing Day on Wednesday, April 17th at Kings High School. Families, coaches, teachers, administrators, and teammates

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Allen Angel

In Loving Memory

Posted on: April 15, 2019

Kings High School Freshman, Allen Angel passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Friends will be received Thursday, April 18 from 5-8 PM and Friday, April 19 from 10-11 AM in the Tufts Schildmeyer Funeral Home, 129 N. Riverside Ave., Loveland, where funeral

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KHS Senior Receives Franklin B. Walter Scholarship

Posted on: April 13, 2019

Kings High School Senior, Juliana Danko was presented with the fourth annual Franklin B. Walter Scholarship from the Warren County Educational Service Center on Friday, April 5, 2019.   One student from each Warren County school district received

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Kings Music Program Among the Best

Posted on: April 6, 2019

The Kings Local School District has been honored for the third 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 623  school districts

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Kings High School Art Club Flower Pot Auction

Posted on: April 6, 2019

Kings High School Art Club is dedicated to helping students serve their community and others by using their artistic talents. This Spring, students painted ceramic flower pots for a silent auction where all the proceeds will go to the local charity,

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Project Excellence Winners

2019 Project Excellence Teachers Named

Posted on: April 5, 2019

Congratulations to J.F. Burns Elementary ESL teacher, Karin Gonzalez, and South Lebanon Elementary 1st grade teacher, Abby Burroughs 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 Class of 2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Named

Posted on: April 5, 2019

Kings High School is proud to announce their top students to represent the Class of 2019 as this year’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian.   This year’s class of 2019 Valedictorian is Caroline Mott. She is the daughter of James and Kelly Mott.

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KHS Theatre Presents - The Addams Family

Posted on: April 5, 2019

The Addams Family, A New Musical Comedy will be performed by Kings High School Theatre April 11-13.   The story is about Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, who has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a

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KHS Students Paint Rain Barrel for Local Organization

Posted on: April 5, 2019

Students from Kings High School have been selected to paint a rain barrel as part of the seventh annual Rain Barrel Art Project at the Cincinnati Zoo.   Kaleigh Cooke, Tiffany Alcorn, Michelle Jiang, and Ainslee Anderson-Clark created their barrel

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Canceled Kings Community Learning Series

The Next Kings Community Learning Series Presentation is CANCELED

Posted on: April 3, 2019

The next Kings Community Learning Series presentation scheduled for April 18 has been canceled. Thank you to our community members who have taken the time to join us for our Community Learning Series.

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Kings Athletics Summer Camp Information Released

Posted on: April 2, 2019

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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Kings Athletics Winter Points of Pride

Posted on: March 21, 2019

The Kings Athletic Department has released its Winter Points of Pride. It was a successful season that included a State Championship, Athlete of the Year and Coach of the Year.

Click here to view all of the great results.

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KJH Re-Designated as Ohio School to Watch

Posted on: March 15, 2019

Congratulations to Kings Junior High School on being re-designated as an Ohio School to Watch!   The Ohio Department of Education's Ohio Schools to Watch (OSTW) program recognizes exemplary middle schools who are growth-oriented and constantly "on the

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KHS Indoor Track State Championship Team

Indoor Track State Champs!

Posted on: March 4, 2019

The Kings Indoor Track team sent 13 athletes to the Ohio Indoor Track State Championship on Saturday, March 2. In total the team brought home a State Championship, broke 3 school records, received 10 medals and 2 Personal Records!  The Boys 4x800

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A Message to Families Regarding Viral Hoax

Posted on: March 1, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians, We want to share with you some information about a viral social media challenge that has created concern in other areas of the country and the world. As we are beginning to hear more about it in our local news, and from some of

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National Merit Finalists

KHS National Merit Finalists

Posted on: February 28, 2019

Congratulations to Jackson Hacker, Caroline Mott, and Dorothy Nie, Kings High School seniors, who have been named National Merit Finalists for 2019.   According to the National Merit Scholarship Program, 7,500 Finalists out of over 15,000 Semifinalists

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Join us for the Kings Community Learning Series on Marijuana

Posted on: February 28, 2019

You’ve probably heard a lot about Marijuana in the media. From recreational and medicinal legalization to claims of its benefits. Everyone’s talking about it, but what do we know to be true? To learn more, please join us for our upcoming

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Kings Bands BANDcakes and Instrument Drive

Posted on: February 28, 2019

Join Kings Bands as they host this year's Pat Cope Memorial BANDcakes Breakfast. It will be held at Kings High School on Saturday, March 9 from 7:30 a.m.-noon. All you can eat pancakes are on the menu and enjoy performances by various Kings Bands and music

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Kings Releases Strategic Plan

Posted on: February 22, 2019

The Kings Local School District has released a new Strategic Plan that will direct the District for years to come.   The #KingsStrong Strategic Plan was created to guide the instructional vision of the Kings District, to explore the knowledge, skills,

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Achieving Inclusive Excellence is the Topic of Our Next Community Learning Series

Posted on: February 21, 2019

Our next topic in our Community Learning Series, "CommUNITY Conversations: Achieving Inclusive Excellence" will feature an interactive session with Tommie Lewis, President and CEO of Make It Plain Consulting. Mr. Lewis has extensive local and global

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Kings Receives Auditor of State Award

Posted on: February 15, 2019

A recent financial audit of the Kings Local School District by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report. Kings’ excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award for 2018.   Auditor of State, Dave Yost

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Kyle Hamilton, Men's Head Soccer Coach

Kings Names New Men's Head Soccer Coach

Posted on: February 8, 2019

The Kings Athletic Department announced that Kyle Hamilton will be the next Men’s Soccer Coach at Kings High School, pending Board of Education approval in February. Hamilton is a 2009 graduate of Blanchester High School and has spent the last two

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KJH Theatre Presents Snow White and the Prince

Posted on: February 5, 2019

Kings Junior High proudly presents Snow White and the Prince, February 7-9 at Kings High School. Kings Junior High School students will perform four shows- February 7,8 & 9 at 7:00 p.m. and a 2:00 p.m. matinee on Saturday, February 9.   Tickets

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Kings Athletics/KABC Knight to Remember

Posted on: February 5, 2019

Join us for A Knight to Remember! This is the Kings Athletic Booster Club's annual fundraiser which benefits over 90 Kings athletic teams, grades seven through twelve! This is your exclusive invitation for this year's event!  KABC is proud to present,

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2019-2020 Kindergarten Registration

Posted on: January 28, 2019

The 2019-2020 Kings Kindergarten Registration begins on March 4 and runs through March 22.  Registration will take place by appointment only and should only take 15 minutes.  Daytime and evening appointments are available.   To be

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Nominate Your Favorite Kings Educator for Project Excellence

Posted on: January 25, 2019

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 years, the Area Progress Council has awarded

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Knight of Innovation

Posted on: January 25, 2019

Join the Kings Local School District at the third annual Knight of Innovation Family Fair on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, from 5:00-7:30 p.m. at Kings High School.   This night celebrates STEAM education, highlighting interactive booths in the Science,

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Kings Offers College Credit Plus

Posted on: January 25, 2019

Ohio’s College Credit Plus (CCP) Program can help students earn college and high school credit at the same time by taking college courses from Ohio college/universities.   The purpose of the program is to promote rigorous academic pursuits and to

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Kings Board of Education Organizational Meeting

Posted on: January 11, 2019

The Kings Local School District Board of Education met Tuesday, January 8, for the annual Organizational Meeting to select Board leadership and establish meeting dates for the 2019 calendar year. LeadershipPeggy Phillips was elected president for a

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Kings Community Learning Series

Posted on: January 11, 2019

Dr. Rich Gilman joined us on Thursday, January 10 for a presentation on anxiety called, “Anxiety and Your Child: A Primer for Parents.” We had a great turnout of community members, but since this is such a hot topic, we recorded the presentation

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2019-2020 Kings Preschool Registration

Posted on: January 8, 2019

Preschool registration for next year is just around the corner for the Kings District! The Kings Preschool & Childcare will be accepting registrations for the 2019-2020 school year beginning January 22. The preschool/childcare program meets in the King

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