School News
Kensington Summer Newsletter!
Please see our latest news and information for next school year! 
Fourth Grade Wax Museum
Fourth-grade students brought famous Ohioans to life in the annual Kensington Wax Museum. Each student researched a famous or influential person who was born in Ohio. The student then wrote a paragraph outlining the person’s life, including when and where he or she was born, why he or she became famous, and when he or she died. Click title to see a slideshow of these famous figures.  
Healthy Snacks and Food Allergies
Dear Parents, Please click here for information regarding life threatening food allergies and school snacks.  
Kensington Spring Newsletter and Events
 Please click here for the our newsletter and upcoming events! 
Kensington May Students of the Month
 Students are nominated for this outstanding award by his or her classroom teacher! Students are honored each month based on outstanding student contributions related to character, effort, and success in the classroom. Students receive a special award certificate and custom Kensington supply bag provided through the support of the Rocky River Education Foundation.  
Letters About Literature Contest
Out of 1,784 entries, Kensington 5th grader Charlie Movius placed third in the state of Ohio in the Letters About Literature Contest sponsored by the Library of Congress and the Ohio Center for the Book. At the Letters about Literature Award Ceremony held on May 2, 2015, at the Cleveland Public Library, Charlie was awarded $50 for his letter to author Laura Hillenbrand about how her book Unbroken changed his world view.  
Kensington March Students of the Month
Students are nominated for this outstanding award by his or her classroom teacher! Students are honored each month based on outstanding student contributions related to character, effort, and success in the classroom. Students receive a special award certificate and custom Kensington lunch bag provided through the support of the Rocky River Education Foundation. 
Top Dogs at Kensington
Kensington Intermediate School has a whole pack of Top Dogs this year. Five fifth-grade students were winners of Cuyahoga County Fiscal Office Dog License Department’s “Top Dog" essay contest. The students are Megan Nock, Adam Cain, Sam Buehrle, Taylor Byall, and Carl Wright. Each received a certificate, trophy, and a treat bag. Kensington had an especially impressive showing, taking fully fifty percent of the 10 winning slots. 
Kensington Newsletter for March
Please click here for our third grade and fourth/fifth grade newsletters. 
24th Annual Basketball Challenge Cup
Don’t miss the 24th Annual Basketball Challenge Cup on Friday, March 20th, 2015 at the RRHS Gymnasium. Game #1 begins at 6:00pm and features RRMS Faculty vs. The Community Challengers. Exciting intermission entertainment will be provided by Riverview Martial Arts. Game #2 features the RRHS Faculty vs. the Goldwood/Kensington Faculty.  
Kensington February Newsletter
Please click here for the latest Kensington news and upcoming events! 
Safe Routes to School - Parent Survey
The Rocky River City School District is in the initial stages of applying for a Safe Routes to School (SRTS) grant.  Parents with children attending Kensington, RRMS or St. Christopher's School are asked to complete an online survey developed by the National Center for Safe Routes to School. 
Kensington November Students of the Month
Students are nominated for this outstanding award by his or her classroom teacher! Students are honored each month based on outstanding student contributions related to character, effort, and success in the classroom. Students receive a special award certificate and custom Kensington lunch bag provided through the support of the Rocky River Education Foundation.  
Kensington October Students of the Month
Students are nominated for outstanding award by his or her classroom teacher! Students are honored each month based on outstanding student contributions related to character, effort, and success in the classroom. Students receive a special award certificate and custom Kensington lunch bag provided through the support of the Rocky River Education Foundation.   
Kensington November Newsletter
Please see our November Newsletter Here! 
Information for Parents Concerning Data Release
A U.S. District Court has ordered that 2013-2014 school year records from the Ohio Department of Education’s Educational Management Information System be turned over to Disability Rights Ohio as part of an ongoing lawsuit.

Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, families of students whose data will be released must be notified and given the opportunity to object. The court is instructing all local education agencies to post notice about this opportunity to object on their district websites and in a central location, accessible to the public, in each building that is open to the public.  

Kensington Parent Guide
Dear Parents,
Please click here for a quick reference guide detailing visitation, dismissal, and student safety guidelines.
 
Kensington Intermediate School
20140 Lake Road 
Rocky River, OH 44116  
 
Principal: Todd Murphy 
 
School Hours: 8:30 AM - 2:45 PM
(Student arrival times between 8:00-8:25AM)
 
Important Numbers:
Attendance 440/356-6040
Fax 440/356-6050
Main Office 440/356-6770




Board of Education Meeting
Thu Aug 20 2015
New Teacher Orientation
Thu Aug 20 2015
to Fri Aug 21 2015
KIS Open House Grade 3
Fri Aug 21 2015
KIS Open House Grade 4
Fri Aug 21 2015
KIS Open House Grade 5
Fri Aug 21 2015
New Teacher Orientation
Fri Aug 21 2015
to Sat Aug 22 2015
Teacher Professional Day
Mon Aug 24 2015