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Fall Sports Awards awards

Make plans to attend these Fall Sports Awards Programs:

Oct. 22nd: 6:00-7:30 PM -- MS Football in the Cafeteria

Oct. 24th: 6:00-7:30 PM -- Volleyball (HS and MS) in the Cafeteria and Soccer in the HS Library

Nov. 19th: 6:00-7:30 PM -- Football in the Auditorium, Cross Country in the Cafeteria, and Cheerleading (HS and MS) in the HS Library

October 4th Varsity Football Game CANCELLED cancelled

The Dayton varsity football team has suffered numerous injuries over the past couple of weeks. Due to the number/severity of those injuries, our football game against Dayton this Thursday has been cancelled. The Hall of Fame and Alumni Cheerleader activities that were planned are cancelled. We appreciate everyone's understanding in this matter and wish the Dayton Football Team a speedy recovery.

Are you an LHS Cheerleader Alumni? Panthers Cheer Alumni

Calling all LHS cheerleader alumni! If you cheered for the Panthers, please fill out this survey so we can email you details of this year's Cheerleader Alumni Night. Any LHS cheer alumni can join us, Thursday, Oct 4. Click Here to register your contact information. 

Senior Parent Workshop 2019

All seniors and their parents are invited to our Senior Parent Workshop on Wednesday, September 12th at 7:00 PM in the Cafeteria.  Mrs. McMillen will be reviewing some very important items for senior year, including graduation requirements and reminders, ACT dates, the college application process, financial aid, and scholarships.  If both the senior and a parent cannot attend, it is still encouraged that one or the other come.  Senior Year is a fun one, but also a busy one full of important activities and deadlines -- We don't want you missing anything!  This meeting will help answer a lot of your questions!

Join Us at the Tailgate Party on August 24th! tailgate party

Join us for the Tailgate Party on August 24th!  5:30-7:00 PM at the Practice Field.  $3 admission; Kids wearing red and black get in for free!  All kids 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Check out the FLYER for details.  We hope you can join us on August 24th!

Back-to-School Events back to school

Want to be prepared for a great school year?  Check out the list of BACK-TO-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES we have planned to help with a smooth transition for students!

School Supply Lists school supply list

School Supply Lists are available!  Parents/Guardians, we appreciate your help with getting these items so that your child will be ready for learning!

LIST FOR GRADES K-6

LIST FOR GRADES 7-12

Do You Want to Become a Ludlow Panther? Enroll Now! enroll

We are currently accepting enrollment and tuition applications!  Tuition for non-Ludlow residents is $250.  Visit our ENROLLMENT PAGE for forms and more information!   Apply today!

Fall Sports Reminders panthers

Parents, is your child interested in playing on one of the HS fall teams?  Below are the dates, times, and locations each Fall Sport will begin for high school students.  If your child is interested in playing and did not sign up, it's not too late!  They can show up on the first day of practice, with a KHSAA physical and a copy of their insurance card

HS VOLLEYBALL -  8:30 AM - 10:00 AM,  Tuesday, July 10th (HS Gym)

MS VOLLEYBALL - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM,  Monday, July 16th (HS Gym)

SOCCER -  8:30 AM - 10:30 AM,  Tuesday, July 10th (Lemker Baseball Field)

HS FOOTBALL -  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM,  Tuesday, July 10th (Football Field)

MS FOOTBALL -  5:00 PM,  Monday, July 16th (Football Field)

CROSS COUNTRY -   7:00 AM - 8:30 AM,  Monday, July 16th (Track)

Find enrollment and KHSAA physical forms HERE.

Free Basketball Camp June 15-16 camp

Check out the free Basketball Camp that takes place June 15 & 16!

HealthPoint's On-Site Summer Dates for Vaccines & Physicals

We have been given the opportunity again this summer to have THREE extra days for you to schedule appointments before our next school year begins.  We will have HealthPoint staff at the school from 8:30 AM-3:00 PM on the following dates:  June 18, July 23, and July 30.

Please fill out AND RETURN the enrollment packet if you do not alreayd have one completed and on file for 2017-18.  Appointments must be scheduled in advance:  Either CALL Nurse Ashley at 859-431-7242 and leave a message, or EMAIL her at nurseludlow@ludlow.kyschools.us.  You will get a return confirmation call or email.

Free Summer Meals in Our Cafeteria! summer meals

Free summer meals are back, served in our cafeteria daily.  Lunches are served from 11:15-12:45pm every weekday June 4th - August 3rd.  Meals are FREE to anyone age 18 or younger -- they do not have to be enrolled at Ludlow Independent Schools.  Adults, age 19 or older, can purchase a lunch for $3.50.  Due to summer school and summer camps, breakfast is also served daily from 8:30-9:15am during the month of June.  Click on the MENUS button at the top of our webpage to see what's cooking each day.  Stop in and enjoy a yummy meal from Mrs. Brownfield and our Wonderful Cafeteria Staff!

FREE Sports Physicals at St. Elizabeth on Saturday, June 2

St. Elizabeth will be offering FREE Sports Physicals on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 9:00am-1:00pm.  Ludlow students in need of the required KHSAA sports physical can get a ride there on the bus.  The bus leaves at 9:30 AM; students should meet in front of the cafeteria.  Students MUST bring a form (MS Form  HS Form) completed by their parent with them in order for St. Elizabeth to complete the physical.  This is a great opportunity to easily meet this sports requirement!  

U.S. Baseball Academy's Training Program is Coming to LHS! baseballacademy

The U.S. Baseball Academy is coming to LHS June 18-21!  The program offers specific clinics for a variety of baseball skills for Grades 1-9.  Proces vary, based on the number of sessions desired.  See the FLYER for details, prices, and registration information.  These clinics are a fundraiser for our LHS Baseball Team!

K-PREP Testing for Grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11 KPREP

All students in Grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 11 will participate in the state K-PREP from May 15-21.  Parents, please help support your child by encouraging them to try hard and give their best work each day.  These make for long days, so getting a full night of sleep and eating a healthy breakfast can certainly help students.  Being here every day, and on time, is also crucial.  

We want to continue our tradition of excellence and show others around the commonwealth what PANTHER PRIDE we have!

Prom & After-Prom prom

Ludlow's Prom will be held at Receptions Banquet Hall on April 28th from 8:00pm-12:00am.  Tickets cost $50/person and includes a full dinner.  Enjoy a memorable night of food, dancing, photographs, great music, and lots of fun!

Ludlow holds an After-Prom, sponsored by the Family Resource & Youth Service Center.  This year's event takes place at Sport of All Sorts from 1:00-5:30am.  The bus leaves LHS by 12:45am to head to SOAS, and then leaves to return to LHS at 5:30am.  The cost is only $5, and includes pizza, drinks, games, basketball, volleyball, bowling, and lots of fun!  See the FLYER for details.  Students will receive a ticket once they sign up to attend; parents will be notified if students so not show up.  Our goal is to provide a SAFE & FUN celebration after the prom!

 

Schools are CLOSED on Monday, April 2 monday

Ludlow Independent Schools will be CLOSED on Monday, April 2, 2018. Faculty members will be in Frankfort advocating for public education since a budget bill will be discussed in the legislature on Monday.  Students can still come in the cafeteria between 11:30am and 12:30pm to get a FREE bagged lunch!

Students are Raising Money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society LLS

The 6th Grade & LHS National Honor Society are partnering to raise awareness and money to help the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  These groups are running a campaign throughout the district from April 2nd-6th. Students can pay to wear the attire for each spirit day.  All money collected will be donated to help the causes of the LLS.

Day Elementary Spirit Days High School Spirit Days
Mon 4/2 Hat Day Hat Day
Tues 4/3 70s Day PJ Day
Wed 4/4 Twin Day Cell Phone at Lunch Day
Thurs 4/5 Super Hero Day Super Hero Day
Fri 4/6 Beach Day/Kona Ice Kona Ice After Lunch

Students must pay $1 to dress/participate in each day's activities.  Elementary students will pay their homeroom teachers.  High School students will purchase their pass each morning at the breakfast area.  Kona Ice prices are more than $1; see the price list HERE.    

Congratulations, Mr. Wright! congrats

Congratulations to Mr. Chris Wright!  Chris is being recognized by the Kentucky Council of Teachers of English and Language Arts on February 24th at their annual conference.  Mr. Wright was selected as the council's High School Teacher of the Year!  Chris will receive a plaque and a free one-year membership to the council.

Staff Email Outage During Server Migration no email

Please be aware that the Kentucky Department of Education is moving our district to a new email server.  This move is scheduled to start on Thursday afternoon, February 22nd.  The migration could last until sometime Monday, February 26th.  All faculty and staff members will NOT be able to access their email during this period.  If you need to contact a faculty or staff member during this period, please call one of our offices: Elementary School (261-2100), High School (261-8211), or the District Office (261-8210). 

We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

 

February At-A-Glance calendar

Mark your calendars!  Check out our February Calendar to see some important dates for students and families.

Schools are CLOSED Today closed

Due to weather conditions, Ludlow Independent Schools are CLOSED today, Wednesday, February 7, 2018.​

Schools are CLOSED Today closed

Due to weather conditions, our schools are CLOSED today, Monday, January 8, 2018.

 

Nominate SBDM

Each year, two parents and three teachers are elected in May to serve as SBDM Council members for Ludlow High School.  As school populations diversify, the state requires that the SBDM Council mirror the student demographics.  When the minority population of a school exceeds 8% of total enrollment, state law requires that a minority member must be elected to Council.  This school year, we have exceeded this percentage and must add a minority parent member to our Council to ensure minority representation.

 

Anyone interested in nominating himself/herself as a minority member of the Ludlow High School SBDM Council, please submit your name to the high school office no later than October 24.  An election for the new parent representative on Council will take place at the PTO bonfire on the evening of Thursday, October 26 at the softball field.

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office through e-mail or by phone (859-261-8211).

Juniors Take the ACT on March 20th! ACT

On Tuesday, March 20th, all public school juniors in the commonwealth will be doing the same thing:  Taking the ACT.  Parents are asked to be sure that their 11th grade son/daughter is at school in this day by 8:20 AM.  Please be sure your son/daugther has a full night of sleep and a healthy breakfast so that they are able to give their best on the test.  We know we can count on the LHS Class of 2019 to continue our tradition of excellence.  Best of luck to our Junior Class! 

Fine Arts Showcase & Spaghetti Dinner on April 26 Fine Arts Festival Thursday

Come and enjoy a night of art and music on Thursday, April 26 between 5:30 and 8:00pm.  The LHS Library and surrounding hallways will be filled with beautiful artwork and photography created by our own students, both elementary and high school.  Musicians and Artists will be performing in the hallways too.  Our bands will perform in the auditorium at 7:00pm.  Join us on April 26th as our Ludlow students showcase their creative talent and hard work from this year!

BONUS this year:  The Football Team is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser from 6:00-8:00pm the same night in the cafeteria!  The cost is $5 for everyone's favorite "school spaghetti" meal!

VOTE Today for Our School's Video Project! vote

Take a minute to VOTE for our school's video project!  Voting runs March 5-7.  Mr. Baugh's 7th and 8th grade group have worked hard to create their video with Bosch for the "What's So Cool About Manufacturing?" contest.  Create an account and vote each day!  VOTE NOW!
https://www.dreamitdoitoki.com/voting/election/7

 

 

Join Us for Panther Red & Black Night! panther

Join us on November 22 for a Spaghetti Dinner ("School" Spaghetti!) before you meet your 2017-18 Panther Basketball Teams!  The Spaghetti Dinner takes place in the cafeteria on Wednesday, November 22 from 5:00-6:30 PM.  The cost is $5 per person.  Then head next door to the HS Gym for scrimmages of the Lady Panthers at 7PM and the Panthers at 8PM.  Middle school teams will be introduced at halftime of each game.  See the FLYER for details.  Kick off the basketball season with us on November 22!

Schools are CLOSED Today closed

Due to weather conditions, our schools are CLOSED today, Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

 

Wear Purple for Abby! abby

Wear PURPLE on Thursday, May 3, to support one of our own preschoolers, Abby Couch.  Abby has Cystic Fibrosis and is facing a life-threatening surgery this month.  We want to show this little panther how supportive our Ludlow Schools family is!  Wear purple to show your support and love!  Boxes for change donations will be sent around to classrooms on Thursday, with all proceeds going to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. 

Voices from the Classroom grace

Take a few moments to read a recent Voices from the Classroom article written by our own panther, Grace McClurg, as she prepared to attend WKU's Gatton Academy this year.  We wish Grace all the best at Gatton!

 

Spirit Week at LHS! spiritweek

Homecoming Spirit Week at LHS is October 9-12!  Dress up and celebrate the week! 

Tuesday:  Pajama Day

Wednesday:  Generations Day

Thursday:  Opposite Day 

Friday:  Crazy Red & Black Day

PTO's May Festival! Ludlow May Festival

Get ready for May 4 & 5 -- It's Ludlow May Festival Time!  Our PTO has put together a great weekend full of food, games, rides, raffles, and fun!

Check out the fun on Friday from 5-11 PM and on Saturday from 12-8 PM.  Friday's special activities include the yummy "School Spaghetti" Dinner, the silent auction (closes at 8 PM) and the SBDM elections.  Saturday's festivities include the Ticket Raffle (closes at 6 PM).

Bring the family for lots of May Festival Fun!  We appreciate our dedicated PTO Members for planning and running this event!

Details on our Holiday Dinner Party! holly

​Details on tomorrow night's Holiday Dinner Party:

We will have a packed house tomorrow (Thursday, December 7), so we are asking everyone's cooperation and attention to time.  We want everyone to enjoy a nice meal as a family and participate in some fun activities together.

In the cafeteria during your dinner reservation time, you will also decorate cookies with sprinkles (we'll bake them so you can take them home warm!), and complete a family talk activity about your favorite holiday tradition.  We've allowed 40 minutes for this.

In addition, other rooms/hallway areas will include:  Book Bingo (play a few games with a chance for kids to win a new book of their choice), Holiday Math Games, and a craft.  The craft includes each person making a personalized ornament using Scrabble pieces.  

Click below to read more about your dinner and activity times...

Weather Alert Notifications alerts

With the winter season upon us, we may occasionally have to close school or run on a delay schedule.  When our schedule is changed due to weather conditions, we notify parents/families in the following ways:  an Infinite Campus email, an Infinite Campus text (if requested), a Facebook post, a Twitter post, a message on our webpage, and a local TV/news media listing.  If you are not receiving an email from Infinite Campus messenger, or would like to request that your cell number recevei a text, please contact your child's school office to be sure we have accurate contact information:  Kellie Trammel (elementary) 859-261-2100 or Amy Schenk (high school) 859-261-8211.

Congratulations, Grace McClurg! gatton

Congratulations to LHS Sophomore Grace McClurg!  Grace was accepted into the Gatton Academy of Mathematics & Science!  Gatton sits on the campus of Western Kentucky University.  Grace will live on the campus and take a full college course load during her junior and senior years.  She will be one of 190 students around the commonwealth attending this fall.  Congratulations to Grace!  We wish her the best of luck in this prestigious program! 

SBDM Parent Nominations Due May 2 SBDM

Parent nomination forms are due in each school's office by 3:30 PM on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.  Check out the SBDM FAQ Sheet for more information about about the parent role in SBDMs. 

Elementary Parent Nomination Form

High School Parent Nomination Form

Follow Us on Social Media social media

Follow us on social media for updates, news, reminders, photos, and much more!  You can find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  Connect with us!

Facebook:  Look for Ludlow Independent Schools

Twitter:  Follow @ludlowschools

Instagram:  Follow ludlowschools

 

Still Want to Place an Order with Jostens? jostens

Sophomores & Seniors:  Do you still want to order a class ring or graduation items from Jostens?  You can do that in one of three ways:

1.  Complete your paper order form and mail it in along with your deposit (check or money order) to the address on the form:  Jostens  8216 Princeton Glendale Rd, #106   West Chester, OH 45069

2.  Call 1-800-JOSTENS and place your order; pay your deposit with a credit card over the phone

3.  Order online at www.jostens.com and pay with a credit card -- please note that you will be asked to pay the amount in full when ordering online, not just a deposit

Support Our Food Drive! food drive

Please support our Food Drive!  The drive runs until November 13-17.  All grade levels are collecting.  Students can bring in items and give them to their teachers.  The items collected will be donated to local community pantries that help families on our own town.  We appreciate any support you can offer! 

 

LHS Baseball Updates baseball

Some baseball updates/reminders from Head Coach Matt Taske:
--  Any boy interested in playing baseball for LHS this year should plan to attend a meeting on Friday, January 5th at 3:15 PM in the HS Gym Lobby.  A schedule for weights/practice will be given out.  Workouts will begin on January 8th at 5:00 PM in the Ludlow Fitness Center.

--  Some fundraising events have been planned!  Plan to grab dinner at Ft. Wright Skyline on January 11 and Covington Frisch's on January 15 (see linked flyers). 

--  Coach Taske is looking for assistant coaches. Anyone interested in helping with the program that has coaching or playing experience at the high school level, or above, please reach out to Coach Taske at matt.taske@ludlow.kyschools.us.

 

Live Well NKY Offers Free Fitness Classes on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays for Ludlow Residents live well

Ludlow Independent Schools is a proud partner in the Live Well NKY Community Outreach Program.  All Ludlow residents are invited to attend FREE fitness classes on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays through the end of July.  On rotating dates, residents can access the Ludlow Schools' Fitness Center, EmPower Studio, and the NKY Martial Arts Academy.  Get active, Ludlow residents!  See a SCHEDULE for dates and more details.  

October Events events

Check out our list of OCTOBER ACTIVITIES
Mark your calendar with these important events for Ludlow students and families!

It's Book Fair Time! book fair

Our Fall Book Fair is Nov 17-21!  Students may shop during Library Time on these dates, and the  Parent/Student Shopping Night is November 16 from 3:30-6:30pm.  New this year is online shopping, which runs November 8-21.  Stock up on your winter reading and holiday gifts!

A flyer with details can be found HERE.

 

Parents, Please Sign Up to Help Run Concession Stands! signup

The Boosters are looking for workers for concession stands during all home athletic events for Grades 6-12.  PLEASE consider volunteering for a game!  If your son/daughter plays, consider signing up to help at either the game before or after theirs so you can still watch them play, or help at an entirely different sport so all parents can enjoy their own child's game!  The Boosters are using SignUp.com to manage the volunteer schedule.  Check out the FLYER for more information and all the reasons you should volunteer!  In order to sign up, please contact Jenny McMillen at jennifer.mcmillen@ludlow.kyschools.us

May At-A-Glance
<p >May is a very busy month for us!  Use this <a href="/userfiles/28/my files/2018.05.pdf?id=13159" ><span style="color:#cc3300;" >CALENDAR</span ></a > to keep track of all the events taking place this month!</p >
The 2018-2019 School Calendar calendar

Mark your calendar for next school year's dates!  See the approved 2018-2019 School Calendar.

New Immunization Requirements from KY Dept of Health new

There are new immunizations requirements starting the next school year of 2018-2019.

Effective July 1, 2018:

• ALL students in (K-12) kindergarten through twelfth grade must show proof of having received two doses of Hepatitis A vaccine to attend school.  Please note that these doses are given approximately six months apart from each other, so the first one must take place soon in order to get the second dose by the start of school.

• Students aged 16 years or older, must show proof of having received two doses of Meningococcal ACWY vaccine (MenACWY) to attend school. If the first dose of MenACWY was received at age sixteen (16) years or older, the second dose is not required for school entry.

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Our Mission
The Ludlow Independent School District is committed to fostering a culture
of rigor, excellence, and personal accountability by developing meaningful relationships with students, families, and community members to support and empower students to graduate with college and career readiness skills.