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Blog Entries - September 2019

Mental Health Crisis Resources

Posted on: December 16, 2019
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Suicide is the second leading cause of death in adolescents. Sometimes when a brain health crisis occurs, we don't always have the resources available at our fingertips. Recently, the following numbers were shared at the High School and Jr. High levels (due

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Kings Board of Education Votes to Place Bond on March 2020 Ballot

Posted on: November 26, 2019
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The Kings Board of Education held a Special Meeting on Tuesday, November 25, 2019. At that meeting, the BOE voted to place a 4.7mill bond issue on the March 17, 2020 ballot.

In the video here, Kings Board of Education President, Peggy Phillips shares information on the Board's decision.

 

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Kings Partners with Supercuts

Posted on: August 9, 2019
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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
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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
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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 Releases Facility Master Plan Website

Posted on: August 9, 2019
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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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New State Budget Not Favorable for Kings

Posted on: July 30, 2019
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Kings BOE Votes to Place Bond Issue on November Ballot

Posted on: June 21, 2019
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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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Back to school dates

Important Back to School Dates

Posted on: May 31, 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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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In Demand Jobs Signing students

Kings and United Way of Warren County Partner in Workforce Development

Posted on: May 10, 2019
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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 High School Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Posted on: May 2, 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Juliana Danko and Jason Shields

KHS Senior Receives Franklin B. Walter Scholarship

Posted on: April 13, 2019
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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
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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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Project Excellence Winners

2019 Project Excellence Teachers Named

Posted on: April 5, 2019
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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 Students Paint Rain Barrel for Local Organization

Posted on: April 5, 2019
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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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Kings Athletics Summer Camp Information Released

Posted on: April 2, 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Kings Releases Strategic Plan

Posted on: February 22, 2019
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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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Kings Receives Auditor of State Award

Posted on: February 15, 2019
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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
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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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2019-2020 Kings Preschool Registration

Posted on: January 8, 2019
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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 for the 2019-2020 school year beginning January 22. The preschool/childcare program meets in the King

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