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SOARing this Summer! Congratulations, LHS Class of 2017! Recognition from Kenton County Alliance for Choosing to be a Smoke-Free Campus We'll Miss You, Senior Band Members! Before their big performance! Great Job, LHS Chorus! Signing Day for TC Eads (Berea) & Haley Warndorf (Mount St. Joe's) Congrats to our Golden Apple Teachers: Ms. Setty & Ms. Collins! Findlay Market Field Trip 2017 Life Center Cincy was here to sign up our juniors and seniors to be organ donors. The MEDI man comes to visit Prom 2017 All 'A' Classic! We Have the Best Students! Homecoming 2016 Two Teams, One Cause Go, Panthers! Mr. Frevola teaches the 2nd Grade about tortoises! Team Building Egg Drop Competition Challenge Accepted! Let's Go, Panthers!

Ludlow High School News

progress report 1st Quarter Progress Reports Sent Home on Friday, Sept 15

Students in Grades 4-12 should have come home on Friday, September 15th with their 1st quarter progress report.  If it has not made it home, please check with your child and look in folders/backpacks.  If you need another one sent, please contact the school's office.  Be sure to contact teachers if you have concerns about grades and your child's progress.  Want to log in to Infinite Campus to keep a closer eye on grades?  Click HERE (and scroll down on the page) to learn how!

dismissal Dismissal on Monday, August 21 is at 3:40 PM Due to Eclipse

To ensure student safety and supervision during Monday's eclipse, dismissal will be delayed until after the eclipse passes at 3:40 p.m.  Please read the entire letter below that will go home with students on Friday and has been sent out to parents/guardians via IC Messenger:

 

healthpoint HealthPoint Summer Hours for Vaccines & Physicals - On School's Campus

To make it easier for parents/guardians to get their child the appropriate vaccine, physical, or medical exam they may need for school purposes, we are offering summer opportunities!  As you know, HealthPoint Family Care has a medical office on the Ludlow Schools Campus.  It will be staffed three days over the next few weeks so that parents can make an appointment for their child to be seen. 

 

Dates/Times:

Tuesday, July 25 from 8:30am-3:00pm

Tuesday, August 1 from 8:30am-3:00pm

Tuesday, August 8 from 8:30am-3:00pm

 

To make an appointment, call 859-431-7242 or email nurseludlow@ludlow.kyschools.us.  Nurse Ashley Baumgardner will confirm your appointment.

 

See the registration packet HERE.  If possible, complete this before coming.  If you aren't able to do this ahead of time, copies will be available at your appointment.

 

Keep our kids healthy!  Make your appointment today!

physicals FREE Athletic Physicals on Saturday

St. Elizabeth is offering free sports physicals on Saturday, June 3rd from 9:00am to 1:00pm at Commonwealth Orthopedics Center in Edgewood.  If you plan on participating in a sport next year, please take advantage of this opportunity!  Print the KHSAA Physical Form HERE.  If a student needs transportation, he/she should meet in front of the HS Gym for the bus at 11:00am.  The form MUST be completed/signed ahead of time by a parent/guardian.

 

 

seniors Senior Night Memories

Click below to see the Photo Gallery & Videos from Senior Night!  

PHOTO GALLERY

 

celebrations End of Year Activity Calendar

The end of the year is a busy time!  Click HERE to see a list of dates for all events that help us celebrate the 2016-2017 school year.  We hope to see you at many of these activities!

Spring Book Fair Book Fair! April 27-May 3

The Spring Book Fair will be held April 27 - May 3.  Students can shop during their typical Library Day time on May 1, 2, 3.  There will also be an afterschool Family Shopping Days on Thursday, April 27 from 5:30-7:30pm (in the HS Library during the Fine Arts Showcase) and on Tuesday, May 2 from 3:15-4:00pm (in the ES Library).  This is a great way to stock up your summer reading home library!  See the FLYER for details.  Questions? Contact Anna Kelly at 859-261-2100 or Anna.Kelly@ludlow.kyschools.us.

 

local Seniors: Local Scholarship Apps Due April 24

All seniors should review the local scholarship packet and apply for any scholarships for which they qualify.  All applications and required attachments (if applicable) are due to Mrs. Currin by 3:10 PM on Monday, April 24.  Parents, please take a few moments and review this packet with your son/daughter and assist them with applications.  See details and the packet HERE.  Our seniors are lucky to have a very generous community!

family SOAR Family Night: Relationship Smarts

Join us, SOAR Families!  We are hosting a Family Night on Wednesday, April 19th at 5:30pm in the Cafeteria.  Dinner will be served, followed by our presentation of "Relationship Smarts".  Joan Bowling, our Guest Speaker, will join us to discuss how to help our teens identify respectful relationships, communciation tips, and healthy decision making skills when it comes to dating.  This program is designed for Grades 6 and up.  Babysitting services are available.  Contact SOAR 21st CCLC Director, Melanie Beccaccio, to make reservations:  859-907-3422 or melanie.beccaccio@ludlow.kyschools.us.

 

LLS Raising Funds for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Our schools are teaming up to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  Each day this week, our students are allowed to pay $1 to wear/do something special.  See below for the crazy activities taking place each day.  Families can also click HERE to donate on our school's campaign page!  Help us reach our goal of $2,017!

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DAYS:

Monday – Crazy Sock Day
Tuesday – Hat Day
Wednesday – Crazy Hair Day
Thursday – Dress Like a Superhero Day
Friday – Kona Ice Day (see prices below)

HIGH SCHOOL DAYS:

Monday - Pajama Day (yellow pass)
Tuesday - Hat Day (green pass)
Wednesday - Cell Phone at Lunch (pink pass)
Thursday - Super Hero (blue pass)
Friday - Kona Ice Day (see prices below)

Kona Ice Prices on Friday:

Kiddie size - $2
Regular size - $3
King size - $4
Souvenir - $5

bball Register NOW for K-3 Boys & Girls Basketball League

Registration is open for the Boys & Girls K-3 Basketball League.  See details on the REGISTRATION FORM.  Register soon!  Please contact Vikki Wofford at 859-261-2251 or Randy Wofford at 859-655-7531 with any questions.

thank you January is Board Appreciation Month

January is Board of Education Appreciation Month.  Thank you to our five board members for their support of our students, staff, and programs:  Steve Chapman, Amy Hayden, Judy Lantry, Bill McMillen, and Cindy Powell.  We are grateful for their continued efforts to make our school district the best!  Watch our Thank You video by clicking on the image below.

 

 

 

 

all a classic All 'A' Classic Held at Ludlow

The Boys All 'A' Classic Basketball Tournment is being held at Ludlow High School January 16th - 21st.  Catch a game!  Check out the BRACKETS for dates and game times.  Visiting Ludlow?  See the MAP for parking details.

 

Activity Cancellations Due To Snow After-School & Evening Activities Cancelled Today

Due to the weather forecast, all after-school programs and activities are CANCELLED today (Thursday, January 5). This includes SHINE, SOAR, ESS, Basketball Games/Practices, Quick Recall, and the After-School Meal Program. Please plan for student pick-up at 3:10 PM.

Shine & Soar Summer Camps Free SHINE & SOAR Summer Camps for Incoming Grades K-9

We have lots of fun planned for the month of June!  Free 21st CCLC summer camps are offered to all Ludlow students entering Grades K-9.  Camps include free breakfast, lunch, field trips, fun visitors, and cool enrichment activities!  Most age groups have openings if you still need to register.  SHINE Camps are for incoming Grades K-6 and SOAR Camps are for incoming Grades 7-9.  See flyers for themes and contact details: SHINE and SOAR.  Contact Shannon Adcock for SHINE and Melanie Beccaccio for SOAR.

Ludlow May Festival PTO's May Festival!

Get ready for May 5 & 6 - It's May Festival Time!  Our PTO has put together a great weekend full of fun!  Food, Games, Rides, Raffles, and Fun!

Check out the fun on Friday, May 5 from 5-11PM, and on Saturday, May 6, from 12-7PM.  Friday's special activities include the yummy "School Spaghetti" Dinner, the Silent Auction (closes at 8PM), and the SBDM Parent Elections.  Saturday's festivities include the Chinese Raffle (drawings at 4PM).

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

Fine Arts Fine Arts Showcase on Thursday Night!

All families for Grades P-12 are invited to attend our Fine Arts Showcase Thursday night, April 27th between 5:30 and 8:00pm.  From 5:30-7:00pm, we'll have the LHS Art Show, elementary artwork/writing on display, SHINE & SOAR work on display, and interactive music and painting stations for students. Learn how to play the piano on a Makey Makey too!  Chorua performaces at 5:30 (HS) and 6:30 (ES).  The Band will start performances in the auditorium at 7:00pm.  Click on the FLYER for details.

Come and celebrate our talented students!

talent "Ludlow's Got Talent" is Open to Grades 7-12

Can you sing? Can you dance? Are you a comedian? Do you have a band? Magic tricks? Skits? Here is an opportunity to show off!  Ludlow High School is having its 1st Annual Talent Show!  It is open to all 7-12th grade students.  See Mrs. Abner in Room E208 with any questions.  Show off YOUR talent!  This is going to be an event you will want to be a part of!

golf Tee Times Available for Our Upcoming Golf Outing!

Support our Ludlow Baseball and Basketball Programs and the Rita Wofford-Dickmann Memorial Scholarship Fund by playing in our upcoming Golf Outing!  This year's outing will take place on Saturday, MAY 27th at Devou Golf Course at 1:00pm.  Enjoy dinner and drinks at Dickmann's afterwards.  The cost is $75 per person.  Get your 4some together and play!  Plenty of tee times are still available.  Must be 21 years or older to participate.  Contact Kevin Gray at 835-8136 or Randy Wofford at 393-1658 to register.

 

Flyer with details available HERE.

 

vote VOTE Today for Our School's Video Project!

Take a minute to VOTE for our school's video project!  Voting runs March 6-8.  Mr. Baugh's 7th and 8th grade group have worked hard to create their video with Hahn Automation for the "What's So Cool About Manufacturing?" contest.  VOTE NOW!
https://www.dreamitdoitoki.com/voting/election/2

 

 

early release Early Release Day Oct 13

Parents/Guardians are reminded that students will be dismissed at 1:15pm on Thursday, October 13, 2016.  There will be no PM Preschool and no PM SHINE, SOAR, or ESS.  Schools are CLOSED on Friday, October 14, 2016.

PT Parent/Teacher Conferences

With the 1st quarter ending, it's time for our Parent/Teacher Conferences.  These meetings and conversations are crucial to a student's success.  Please plan to attend to learn more about your child's progress and how you can support them better academically outside of school.  We invite all parents to attend!

 

Elementary School:  Conferences are scheduled for October 25th and 26th between 4:00 and 7:00pm.  Teachers scheduled individual conferences with each parent.  If you still need to do that, please contact your child's teacher.

 

High School:  Teachers will be available in their room on Wednesday, October 26th from 5:00-7:00pm.  Pick up report cards and test scores in the lobby area, then make your way to the teachers' rooms.  Sessions will be available to learn more about MAP scores, student ILPs, and FAFSA help for senior parents.

 

food drive Support Our Food Drive!

 

Please support our Food Drive!  The drive runs until Friday, November 18th.  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! 

 

go panthers You're Invited to Red & Black Night

You are invited to a fun night of BBQ & Basketball!  On Wednesday, November 23, meet your 2016-2017 Panther Basketball Teams while enjoying a yummy BBQ Dinner!

BBQ Dinner in Cafeteria from 5:00-6:30pm -- $5 per person for everyone over age 4

HS Girls Scrimmage at 7pm -- MS Girls Introduction at halftime

HS Boys Scrimmage at 8pm -- MS Boys Introduction at halftime

Game admission is $3 adults / $1 students and senior citizens

concert Holiday Concert Thursday!
The LHS Band will put on their annual Holiday Concert on Thursday, December 8th at 7:00PM in the Faragher Fine Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the community! Stop in for some holiday cheer and to support our talented students!
parents Senior Parent Workshop TONIGHT!

All seniors and their parents/guardians are invited to attend the Senior Parent Workshop on Wednesday, September 6th at 6:00pm in the cafeteria.  Lots of valuable resources on the following topics will be given: graduation, the college admissions process, transcipts, financial aid, and scholarships. 

Please plan to attend this meeting to help ensure a successful senior year!  Contact Melissa Currin at (859) 261-8211 or melissa.currin@ludlow.kyschools.us with questions.

 

 

Lock In Swim Club Lock-In on Friday

Join us at the Ludlow/Bromley Swim Club on Friday, August 11th from 8:00-11:00PM for a Lock-In!  All students are invited.  The $5 admission will get you a night full of swimming fun!  Concession items will be sold.  Join us!  Proceeds benefit the Ludlow Girls Basketball Program.

 

tailgate Join Us for the Tailgate Party Sept 8!

Let’s kick off the fall season by rooting together for a Panther victory!  All students, parents, families, and community members are invited to attend the annual Tailgate Party.   Come and show your Panther Pride between 5:30 and 7:00pm at the practice field on Friday, September 8th.  Admission is only $3.00.  Any Ludlow Student wearing red and black will get in for FREE!   See details HERE.
 

 

enrolling Do You Want to Be a Ludlow Panther? We are Still Accepting Tuition Applications

Find all of the Enrollment Forms and Information you need right HERE!  We are still enrolling and accepting Tuition Applications.  Tuition is $250 for a full year.  We encourage new families to enroll as soon as possible!  Join our Panther Family!

 

born learning Born Learning Academy Supports Parents with Very Young Children

Did you know that the most significant brain development takes place from birth to age 3?  And 90% of development occurs by age 5?  With this in mind, are you looking for new ways to best support and nurture your very young child?  Our Born Learning Academy can help you do this!  Once a month, our academy is held for parents with children ages Birth to 5 Years.  Each family in attendance is treated to dinner as a family first.  Then, kids go participate in a fun activity while parents learn about ways to help their child with learning at home.  Reading strategies, incorporating math at home, nutrition, emphasizing manners and kindness, and positive discipline are just a few of the topics covered throughout the year.  At the end of the evening, each family will leave with a household gift, such as laundry detergent, groceries, or books for their child(ren).  We want you here!  See the FLYER for dates, times, and details!  We hope to see you here! 

 

This Born Learning Academy Grant is Fueled by Toyota.  

 

book fair It's Book Fair Time!

Our Fall Book Fair is May November 17-22!  Students may shop during Library Time and Parent/Student Shopping Nights are November 17th from 3:30-6:30pm and November 21st from 4:45-7:00pm.  Stock up on your winter reading and holiday gifts!

A flyer with details can be found HERE.

 

fall festival Fall Festival!

Once again, we are celebrating the hard work of our students and staff by throwing a Fall Festival!  Kudos to everyone for our schools and district all being named PROFICIENT!  Our Fall Festival will take place on Friday, October 28th at the stadium.  Students in K-6 will attend in the morning and Grades 7-12 will attend in the afternoon.  All students should dress appropriately for outdoors.  Wear a sweater / jacket and gym shoes.  Lunch will be served at the stadium.  Games, arts, and inflatables will be available for all to enjoy!  See the parent letter for details -- this was sent home with students on October 24th.

 

tiaras LHS Drama Club Presents "Game of Tiaras"

Coming Soon: The LHS Drama Club presents Game of Tiaras.  When the aging king of a Magical Kingdom (England) decides to split his empire between his three daughters, Cinderella, Belle, and the Snow Queen (who in no way resembles a copyrighted character), terrible tragedy ensues. Terrible, hilarious tragedy. Combining the gut-wrenching plot twists of Game of Thrones and the soul-numbing despair of Shakespearean tragedy, this adaptation of King Lear will leave you dying with laughter as the body count mounts. When you play the Game of Tiaras, you win or you die.

SHOW TIMES:  Saturday, March 11 at 7:30PM and Sunday, March 12 at 2:00PM at Ludlow's Faragher Fine Arts Center

Tickets are $5 at the Door

Support our awesome cast and crew by checking out one of their performances!

 

shop Ludlow Has a New Online Spirit Shop!

We are partnering with Jostens to offer our Panthers a NEW Online Spirit Shop!  You can shop for various spirit items and have them delivered to your home.  Customized items are available too!  Show your Panther Pride and shop at our new online store!  

Free Meals Free Summer Breakfast & Lunch!

Free Summer Breakfasts & Lunches have returned to Ludlow!  For anyone 18 years and younger, a free breakfast is served from 8:30-9:15am, and a free lunch is served from 11:15am-12:45pm Monday through Friday in June and July.  Check out the MENUS

public forum Local Planning Committee's Public Forum

The Ludlow Independent Local Planning Committee will conduct a Public Forum on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 5:45 p.m. at the Ludlow Independent Board of Education, 525 Elm Street.  This meeting is an informal gathering to encourage local participation through community suggestions relative to future utilization of existing school facilities and construction of new school facilities.  These community suggestions or recommendations will be closely monitored by the Local Planning Committee in the development of a proposed District Facility Plan for Ludlow Independent Schools. The Local Planning Committee will conduct a meeting at 6:00 p.m., immediately after the Public Forum.

ccrmadness CCR Madness Night for Students & Parents, Grades K-9

Plan to attend our next big parent night: CCR Madness -- College & Career Readiness with a Basketball Bracket twist!  Students in Grades K-9 are invited to attend with parents/guardians.  We start at 5:30PM in the cafeteria.  A family dinner will be served!  Enjoy our traditional "school spaghetti" with salad, cornbread, and dessert.  Parents will go through a "bracket" of games and activities related to careers, college, and planning for life after high school.  It's never too early to start these conversations!  Students will have their pictures taken too, declaring their possible future career.  You'll also have a chance to win some great door prizes too!

 

Complete the RSVP sheet that was sent home and return it soon!  If you need another copy, click HERE.

 

We are looking for some Grades 10-12 helpers with this evening too.  Students should sign up with Mrs. McMillen if interested in the community service opportunity.

 

register Registration for Preschool & Kindergarten 2017-18

Ludlow Independent Schools will have signups for Preschool and Kindergarten soon! 
Please plan to attend on one of these dates: 

Thursday, March 30th, from 6:00 - 7:30 PM in the Cafeteria 
- or -

Friday, March 31st
, from 1:00 - 3:00 PM in Ms. Ketzer's Office (Administrative Building next to the HS Gym on Oak Street)

Click below for details about what to bring with you...

FAFSA Seniors Should File FAFSA Starting Oct 1

Seniors and their parents should begin working on the FAFSA now!  Filing started on October 1st, a change from past years.  It is important for financial aid eligibility to file as soon as possible. 

 

food pantry Food Pantry is Open to LHS Students & Families

The Ludlow High School Food Pantry is located near the Ludlow High School Office.  Serving families with students in grades 7-12, the pantry is made possible with a grant from the Free Store Food Bank.  The pantry is stocked monthly with non-perishable items such as can food items, peanut butter and cereal.  It also has freezer items such as hotdogs, sausage, pizza, and macaroni and cheese.   To visit the pantry, an LHS student or parent can stop by on Fridays between 3:00 and 4:00 PM or call Ms. Pedro at 859-261-3223 to set up an appointment.   

 

back-to-school Back to School Events & Reminders

Although school starts on August 17th, there are a few more dates that you should have on your calendar!  Check out this REMINDER LIST of importact back-to-school events.  Plan now to attend these important events so that the transition of starting school on August 17th is a smoother one.

 

Go to School Supply Lists Page

 

School Supply Lists School Supply Lists

Back-to-School Sales will be starting soon.  As you hit the stores, our School Supply Lists will make it easier to get the items your child will need for the year.

 

Supply Lists for Grades P-6

Supply Lists for Grades 7-12

 

calenendar School Calendar Set for 2017-2018

The calendar for the 2017-2018 school year has been set.  Click HERE for a print-friendly version.  Students will kick off the new school year on August 17!  Mark your calendars!

Proficiency! Congratulations, Ludlow Students, Staff, and Families!

Ludlow Independent was again named a PROFICIENT DISTRICT for 2016 by the KY Department of Education!  Mary A. Goetz Elementary & Ludlow High School have also been named PROFICIENT SCHOOLS!  Congratulations to our students, staff, and families on this outstanding achievement!  Check out the specifics on our KDE School Report Card by clicking HERE.  You can also see a quicker snapshot view of each school here:  Mary A. Goetz Elementary and Ludlow High School.

 

Every Student, Every Day!

 

We are on Twitter now We are Now on Twitter!

New year, new connections.  We are on Twitter now!  Connect with us to keep up on school news, programs, weather alerts, and other updates!  Find us at @ludlowschools

IC Are You Having Trouble with Your Infinite Campus App?

If you are experiencing trouble with your IC App, try this:

  1. Log out of the app
  2. On the sign-in screen, click "Change District"
  3. Re-enter our district's code:  BPCZYG
  4. Log in with your username and password

Not sure what your username and password are?  Contact Jenny McMillen at jennifer.mcmillen@ludlow.kyschools.us

 

coffee talks NEW Parent Education Offerings at Friday Coffee Talks

We invite all parents to take part in our new education series:  Ludlow Coffee Talks.  These sessions take place every Friday morning in the cafeteria from 8:20-9:20am, with a different topic each week.  A Coffee/Tea/Hot Cocoa Bar will be offered for those in attendance.  Parents are welcome to come early to eat breakfast with their child if they'd like.  This is a great way to hear more about our programs, learn ways to better support your child academically, and get more involved in our schools.  Stop by one Friday to enjoy a cup of coffee and connect with us!   See the FLYER for details.

Ludlow High School  |  150 Adela Avenue  |  Ludlow, KY 41016
Phone:859.261.8211  |  Fax:859.655.7536