KCSD Connection

Vol. 1, Issue 8 - Nov. 23, 2021

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Reminder that all KCSD Schools are closed Wednesday, Nov. 24 - Friday, Nov. 26 for Thanksgiving Break.
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Career Fair on Dec. 1

The Kenton County School District is hosting a career fair on Wednesday, Dec. 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Dixie Heights High School.


Come learn about the many career opportunities in Team Kenton, including bus drivers, custodians, instructional assistants and food service workers.

Why be a bus driver with the Kenton County School District?

Kenton County Mom Drives Bus to stay on her kids schedule
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Scott HS Scholars earn Industry Certifications

Congratulations to Scott H.S. Scholars for earning Industry Certifications in BASF Plant Science & ELANCO Veterinary Medical Applications! Thank you Derek Brown & Samy Norris for teaching and preparing scholars to be Career Ready!
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2nd COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for 5-11 year olds is Dec. 4

The Kenton County School District (KCSD) in partnership with Ethos Labs is offering COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine clinics for ages 5-11 at Dixie Heights High School and Simon Kenton High School. Students who received their first dose at the Nov. 13 clinic should make sure they are scheduled to receive their 2nd dose on Dec. 4. Students may also receive their first dose at the Dec. 4 clinic, but would need to schedule their 2nd dose at Ethos Laboratories (Far Left Entrance) for another time. The recommend interval between doses is 21 days for Pfizer-BioNTech, however up to 42 Days between doses is permissible when a delay is unavoidable. An appointment is required; please visit https://www.ethos-labs.com/vaccinations/ to select your time and location. . If you have questions please contact Ethos Labs at (877) 496-2570 ext. 1154

  • Simon Kenton High School 8am-5pm, 11132 Madison Pike, Independence, KY 41051

Use lower side door entrance to school, the vaccine event will be in the library.

  • Dixie Heights High School 8am-2pm, 3010 Dixie Highway, Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017

Use the main entrance to school, the vaccine event will be in the cafeteria.

Please bring your insurance information to the clinic.

Information on Inclement Weather

As we approach inclement weather season, here are a few reminders:


  • The Kenton County School District has once again completed an approved application through the Kentucky Department of Education for NTI (Non Traditional Instruction) days to be included in the district calendar as student attendance days for the school year due to a potential need to close for our facilities to in person instruction due to weather or unforeseen circumstances. This means that if our schools are closed due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances, teachers and students will not report for in-person instruction. However, teachers will post lessons and assignments for students to complete at home. Please note that NTI days are not like synchronous instruction when schools were closed due to COVID-19. The use of NTI days will allow a continuation of instruction for all students due to an emergency situation or weather. More information on the structure of NTI Days is available here.


Meet a new District Leader!

Lynita Bachmann, Cafeteria Manager, River Ridge Elementary School

Years in career field: 6

Favorite Quote: "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go..." OH THE PLACES YOU'LL GO - DR. SEUSS

Favorite Candy Bar: Pay Day


"I enjoy writing, sewing and crafting. Being outside at a campsite in the fall or home around a bonfire with family and friends. I like to take photos and decorating/baking for holidays. I don't really have a favorite color, i like so many I can never narrow it down to one. I love to rearrange my home. I am a licensed Cosmetologist and Real Estate Agent although I no longer do either. I worked in a Spa as an Esthetician for 15 years prior to coming to work for Kenton County Schools. I love my job and enjoy the kids so much!"

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Upcoming events

Thanksgiving Break - Nov. 24-26

Board Meeting

Monday, Dec. 6th, 7pm

1045 Eaton Drive

Fort Wright, KY

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