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Blog Entries - April 2017

Help Us Support SB 216 and Restore Local Control

Posted on: December 14, 2017
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A Step to Restore Local Control: Proposed SB 216 As a school district, we understand the need for accountability measures to make sure our students are making progress. Newly introduced Senate Bill 216 (Deregulation Bill) allows for more time to be focused

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Kings Superintendent, Tim Ackermann with University of Cincinnati Dean of Education, Larry Johnson

Kings Partners with UC School of Information Technology

Posted on: December 11, 2017
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The Kings Local School District has recently entered into an agreement with the University of Cincinnati School of Information Technology.  This agreement will give Kings High School students the opportunity to complete the first year of the UC

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Kings Transportation Seeking Bus Drivers

Posted on: December 8, 2017
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Be a part of our growing community – Become a Kings Bus driver! The Kings Transportation Department is seeking to hire bus drivers. Starting pay is $18.25/hr. Now offering a sign on bonus and paid training.  No experience necessary! For more

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Kings Preschool Registration for 2018-2019

Posted on: December 7, 2017
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Preschool registration for next year is just around the corner for the Kings District! The Kings Preschool & Childcare will be accepting registrations from the general public for the 2018-2019 school year beginning January 16. There have been some

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Newly Elected Kings Board of Education Members

Posted on: November 27, 2017
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The Kings Board of Education will be welcoming three new faces in January. Out of the four candidates vying for three open positions, Deb Cowan, Rona Walter, and Daniel Egan were named winners of the November 7 election. Cowan and Walter were the balloted

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2017 Kings Holiday Concert Schedule

Holiday Concerts 2017

Posted on: November 27, 2017
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You're invited to our Kings Holiday Concerts! There are eight opportunities to get into the holiday spirit with our talented Kings musicians! DEC. 5 | 7 PM | KHS BAND CONCERT @ KHSDEC. 7 | 6:30 PM | SLE 4th GRADE CHORUS CONCERT @ SLEDEC. 7 | 7 PM | KJH BAND

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Kings BOE Hires New Treasurer

Posted on: November 2, 2017
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The Kings Board of Education hired a new treasurer for the district. During a Special Meeting on November 2, the Kings Local Board of Education hired Mr. Cary Furniss as the District’s Treasurer. Furniss replaces Shaun Bevan, who was hired last month as

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Martha Holden Jennings Award Winner, Jill Mohr

Kings Teacher Named Jennings Fellow

Posted on: October 9, 2017
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The Kings Local School District would like to congratulate J.F. Burns Elementary First Grade Teacher, Jill Mohr for being named a 2017 Jennings Fellow by the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation. Jill is only one of 13 chosen from the thousands of public school

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KHS Senior, Drew Dailey Lands Perfect ACT Score

KHS Senior Lands Perfect ACT

Posted on: September 29, 2017
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Kings High School is proud to announce our first perfect ACT in many years from senior, Drew Dailey. In March, Ohio students could take the college entrance exam for free as part of new testing requirements from the state. Drew scored his perfect 36 on his

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2018 National Merit Commended Scholars

Posted on: September 28, 2017
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The National Merit Scholarship Program has released their list of Commended Scholars for 2018. Four of those students are Kings High School Seniors!  Congratulations to Shannon Jelley, Spencer Kinkelaar, John Naughton, and Tyler Roetenberger. More than

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Kings to Lose Tax Dollars Due to Recent Annexation

Posted on: September 27, 2017
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On Thursday, September 21, the Village of South Lebanon voted to annex the Peter’s Cartridge Factory property away from Hamilton Township. This decision to annex was made without communicating with the Kings Local School District. Annexation is a legal

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Free and Reduced Lunch Opportunity

Posted on: September 22, 2017
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The Kings Food Service Department is a member of the National School Lunch Program. With this program, they offer a Free and Reduced Meal Program. Free and Reduced-price lunches are available to students who qualify and meet the eligibility guidelines.

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Treasurer Announcement of Vacancy

Kings Seeking New Treasurer

Posted on: September 15, 2017
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Kings Treasurer, Shaun Bevan has accepted the position of Treasurer for the Mason City School District. Mr. Bevan has served as Treasurer for 3 years, and he will begin his new position at Mason on October 9, 2017. Under Mr. Bevan's leadership, the district

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Kings State Report Card and Quality Profile

Posted on: September 15, 2017
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The Ohio Department of Education today released its 2016-2017 report card results for the state’s school districts.  The report card data was collected from state-mandated testing that Ohio students completed last spring.   The ODE uses the

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National Merit Semifinalist, Drew Dailey

National Merit Semifinalist Announced

Posted on: September 13, 2017
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The Kings Local School District is proud to announce that Kings High School Senior, Drew Dailey has been chosen as Semifinalist in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 1.6 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2018

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Niche Ranks Kings Local Schools #7 in Cincy

Posted on: August 24, 2017
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The 2018 Niche K-12 rankings have been released and we are thrilled to report that the Kings Local School District is ranked #7 in the Cincinnati Metro Area, up from #10 last year.  Additionally, Kings improved eight places to #30 in all of Ohio! Niche

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Parent Emergency Notification 2017-2018 School Year

Posted on: August 11, 2017
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The Kings Local School District takes the safety and security of our staff and students very seriously. As part of an Ohio Revised Code requirement, the District is required to inform students and parents/guardians before the first day of school each year of

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School Fee Changes for the 2017-2018 School Year

Posted on: August 4, 2017
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In an effort to be fiscally responsible, the Kings Administration reviewed and analyzed school fees for each grade level for the 2017-2018 school year. The fees were calculated based on the consumable supplies (paper, workbooks, planners) that will be used by

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2017-2018 Kings Athletic Season Passes Now On Sale!

Posted on: August 2, 2017
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Be sure to get your 2017-2018 Kings Athletics Season Pass!  The pass is good for all HOME athletic events.  There are several purchase options available. Purchase online or fill out this form and either mail or hand deliver to the Kings Athletic

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Kings Wellness Policy and Approved Classroom Snack List

Posted on: May 26, 2017
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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 Ranked #20 in Ohio by U.S. News & World Report

Posted on: April 26, 2017
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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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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
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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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State Champion Megan Sichterman

Kings Has a State Champion!

Posted on: March 2, 2017
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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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Hannah Rasmussen and Anders Wikum National Merit Finalists

KHS National Merit Finalists Announced

Posted on: February 15, 2017
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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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8 students sign National Letters of Intent

KHS Athletes Sign Letters of Intent on National Signing Day

Posted on: February 1, 2017
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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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Let Your Voice Be Heard!

Posted on: January 23, 2017
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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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Kings Schools Ranked Top Ten in Cincy Metro

Posted on: January 10, 2017
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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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KHS Football Academic All Ohio Football Team

Kings Football Team Earns Academic All-Ohio

Posted on: January 10, 2017
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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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