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January 19, 2018
Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

Jan. 25-27— KJH Theatre Presents Annie! Jr ., 7:00 p.m. and matinee on 2/27 at 2:00 p.m., KHS Auditorium.
Feb. 3— Kings Kloset OPEN, 9:00 -11:00 a.m., Kings Education Center, 2nd floor.
Feb. 13— Kings Board of Education Work Session, 5:30 p.m., Kings Education Center, Conf. Rm. 2.
F eb. 19— NO SCHOOL, President's Day Holiday.
Feb. 20— Kings Board of Education Regular Meeting, 6:30 p.m.. Kings Education Center, Conf. Rm. 2.

More event information can be found at:
News & Announcements
Board of Education Recognition Month

The District celebrated Board Recognition Month with our current Board members on Tuesday, January 16. The members received certificates of appreciation from the Ohio School Boards Association. Additionally, the members were treated to a special thank you Flipgrid video .

Pictured below L-R: President, Peggy Phillips, Deb Cowan, Rona Walter, and Dan Egan.
Children's Theatre of Cincinnati Visits SLE

The students at South Lebanon Elementary were treated to a performance of The Cat in the Hat by the Children's Theatre of Cincinnati on Wednesday, January 17.

The four-person cast includes members on the CTC Resident Artist Company. They invited Liam Froah and Abby Guibord from the audience to take part in their show.

SLE Kindergarten teacher, Mary Reece said, "It was a great show! The kids and teachers loved it!"
Kings Board of Education Seeking to Fill Vacant Seat

The Kings Board of Education is currently accepting applications to fill a vacant seat due to the resignation of Kerry McKiernan. The new position will be a 23-month unexpired term that will begin immediately upon appointment and will run until December 31, 2019. Read more about the procedure to select a new Board member and how to apply.
Kings Celebration

There are always reasons to celebrate at Kings! On Wednesday, January 17, we honored our students of the quarter and other outstanding students at our second of three yearly District Celebrations. District Administrators and School Board members were on hand to celebrate these fantastic students. Congratulations to everyone recognized!
2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

We are proud to announce this year's Award Recipients of the Scholastic Art and Wrirting Competition. This year, Kings High School students represent with 3 Portfolios, 20 Gold Keys, 16 Silver Keys, and 37 Honorable Mentions. KHS has more regional winners than most schools who participated in the Tri-State area including Mason, Indian Hill, and Walnut Hills.  

Over 5,000 pieces of art were submitted for judging. Works were judged on originatlity, technical skills, and emergence of personal vision or voice. We wish the best of luck to our Gold Key winners, as their work continues on to the national competition.

The students are under the supervision of KHS teachers, Angie Guilfoyle, Kelly Shields, Cassandra Barnes, Carrie Cooke, and Stacy Hoffert.

See a list of the winners here .
Welcome Bob Nocton!

If you've been to Kings Junior High lately, you may see a new face. Mr. Bob Nocton has been hired as the acting KJH Assistant Principal while Mrs. Huelsman is on maternity leave Mr. Allen is filling in as the acting Principal until her return. If you see Mr. Nocton, give him a warm Knight welcome!
KHS Students Compete at Overture Awards Competition

Twelve Kings High School students will compete in the Cincinnati Arts Association Overture Award s Regional Competition this weekend.

The Overture Awards is a program that recognizes, encourages, and rewards excellence in the arts among Greater Cincinnati students in grades 9-12. It is the area's largest solo arts competition and offers awards in six artistic disciplines: creative writing, dance, instrumental music, theatre, visual art, and vocal music.

Students may win $4,000 (one awarded in each discipline) or a $1,000 finalist award if they advance to the final competition which will be held on Saturday, March 3.

Competing this weekend in Visual Arts are Anna-Claire Barker, Elise Belanger, Avi DiPasquale, Addie Jeninek, Stasia Jones, Faith Shields, Bella Spleen, and Clynn Yeoh. Students competing in Instrumental Music are Mo Juenger, Grace Nunns, and Alec Yeaste, and Amy Helms will compete in Theatre.

Good luck to these talented students!
Kings Preschool Registration for 2018-2019

Preschool registration for next year has begun!

The preschool offerings for next year are a 2 & 4-day program for 3-year olds, 4-day program for 4-year olds, and a five-day program for 5-year olds who will not attend kindergarten or four-year-olds that turn five by February 1, 2019
Kings Junior High Presents: Annie! Jr.

Based on the popular comic strip,  Annie Junior  tells of a spunky Depression-era orphan determined to find her parents who abandoned her on the doorstep of a New York City orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. In adventure after adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan's evil ways, befriends President Franklin Roosevelt, and finds a new family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.

Kings Junior High School will perform 4 shows- January 25-27 at 7:00 p.m. and a 2:00 p.m. matinee on Saturday, January 27. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $8 for students, senior citizens, and children under 12.  
Kings is Seeking Language Interpreters

The Kings Local School District is looking for community members that are interested in working as language interpreters. District interpreters are paid an hourly rate and are contracted as needed.

If you or somebody you know is bi-lingual and is interested in learning more about this opportunity, please complete this brief survey so that a district representative can provide you with additional information.  
Mark Your Calendar for "Knight of Innovation

Join the Kings Local School District at the second annual Knight of Innovation Family Fair on Thursday, April 19, 2018.

This night celebrates STEAM education, highlighting interactive booths in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics subjects. Faculty, students, and business partners will present their different fields of study in interactive booths, including an electric car, geocaching, arcade machine programming, 2-D Animation, paper airplanes, 3-D printing, bridge building, hydraulics, resistors, and playing music on bananas and cheese. Food trucks will be providing dinner and snack options.

Applications are being accepted for exhibitors. Deadline to submit is March 20.
Mammogram Van Coming to Kings

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 schools. 

The schedule for the van is:

Wednesday- March 7, 2018
KJH- 6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
KME-12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday- March 8, 2018
CIS- 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
JFB – 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.                  

Please call 686-3300 to schedule an appointment. 

Screening mammography is usually a covered benefit with most insurance carriers. Your insurance will be billed directly for the service. Please bring your insurance card and a photo ID with you on your scheduled appointment day. 

The results of your examination will be reported directly to you and to the physician you designate and will not be reported to the Kings Local School District or any of its personnel.  
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.

For over 30 years, the Area Progress Council has awarded nearly $500,000 to over 600 educators. They are asking for your assistance in identifying exceptional educators who demonstrate excellence in instruction, or innovative teachers who have pioneered a teaching method. The educator must hold a current teaching certificate and work for the public school system.

Complete a nomination form from the Area Progress Council website to nominate a deserving Kings teacher. Winners receive a cash award and are recognized at a banquet on May 2. Completed nominations are due by February 23, 2018.

Previously recognized teachers from Kings include Elisa King, Michelle Schumacher, Tracy Kleis, Holly Mueller, Steve France, Stephanie Marchal, Ken Johnson, and Cindy Null.
Kings Kloset Collecting Formal Wear

Are you in the process of cleaning out your closets? The Kings Kloset is beginning to collect men's and women's formalwear in preparation for this year's prom.

Please contact Kings Kloset if you can help! Kings Kloset will be open again on Saturday, February 3.
Kings Transportation Seeking Bus Drivers

Be a part of our growing community! Become a Kings Bus driver! Starting pay is $18.25/hr. Now offering a sign on bonus and paid training. No experience necessary!

For more information call: 513-398-8050, x10023.
Kings Athletic News
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Kings Athletics Announce 2018 Hall of Fame

The Kings Athletic Department is excited to announce the inductees for the Hall of Fame, Class of 2018. Joining the Athletic Hall of Fame are; Shannon Heekin, Class of 2001 (Volleyball, Basketball, Softball), Samuel Graessle, Class of 2005 (Men's Swimming), Anna Bersani, Class of 2008 (Women's Swimming, Soccer), and Logan Warye, Class of 2011 (Basketball, Volleyball, Lacrosse). 
The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Reception will take place on Saturday, February 3 at TPC River's Bend. A social period will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner and ceremony at 6:15 p.m.Tickets are $45.00 and RSVP's are due by Wednesday, January 24. Ticket includes ceremony, seated dinner with house salad, and dessert.
Inductees will also be recognized at halftime of the Men's Varsity Basketball game on Friday, February 2 against West Clermont.  
Please click here   for ticket order form or contact the Athletic Department at 513-459-2939 for any additional information.

This year's Kings Athletic Booster Club's Knight to Remember "All That Glitters is Red " will take place on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Cincinnati Marriott Northeast in Mason from 5:30-11:30 p.m. Invitations and more details coming soon!
Kings Women's Lacrosse Pre-Season Meeting

Kings Women's Lacrosse will host their pre season meeting on Monday February 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the Junior High Multi Purpose room. Team dues will need to be paid on this date in order to try out. High School dues are $20.00 and Junior High dues are $160.00 . If you have any questions please contact Assistant Coach Dave Volz at
Are You a Kings Super Fan?

Be a Kings Super Fan! Search "Red Sea Royalty" in the App Store or Google play! You can earn rewards for concession items, spirit store, admission, and more! Download it today to start earning rewards!
2018 SAY Soccer Sign Ups
The Kings Soccer Club online registration is currently open for Kindergarten through high school seniors. Registration will run through February 3, 2018. Registration fees for Spring 2018 is $80 per player, with a maximum of $240 per family. 
Fundraisers and More!
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We’ve added lots of great district events and opportunities and activities for your child!
Support the Joshua's Place/Kings Power Pack Program at Upcoming 5K

Do You have a New Years’ Resolution? If your New Years’ Resolution is to be healthier or to get involved with the community here is a way to help out the Kings Power Pack Program for our very own Kings Families!

The Joshua's Place Power Pack 5K Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. The registration fee is $20 by March 24, and $25 up to race day. The easy route will begin at the South Lebanon Community Center and will utilize the bike trail near the Little Miami River.

Medals and trophies will be awarded to top participants in several categories. We hope to see the community help the Kings Power Pack Program at this year's 5K run/walk!
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