Family Engagement

Families at Latonia Elementary School recently attended a health and wellness event, complete with dinner, conversation cards, and several community partners.  To start the evening, District Nutrition Services provided a salad and potato bar for families, while topic cards with conversation starters were provided on tables. Families conversed with one another before choosing two of the community partner sessions to attend. Partners included Northern Kentucky University, Art Equals, HealthPoint, and Pet Partne...
Art is the expression or application of human creativity and imagination. It captures ideas, conveys emotion, unpacks experiences, and reveals perspectives reflective of individual and collective circumstances. Art and creativity can provide a powerful outlet that helps individuals feel connected to one another and the world. Caregivers of the Cub Zone Community Learning Center students at John G. Carlisle Elementary School discovered this during a recent adult skill-building event in partnership with Art Equals. Ch...
There is nothing like the feeling of a new school year and witnessing the smiling faces of students eager to get back to the classroom, visit with friends, and share a hug with their favorite teacher. We were thrilled to welcome back students to Covington Schools this past Monday, and along with many of our students, Covington Partners had a very busy summer!  Over 650 students attended Camp Covington. Covington Schools continues to make a large investment in our summer learning program. The financial...
It was an expressive, fun, and colorful evening. John G. Carlisle Elementary School recently hosted a parent paint night coordinated by the FRC (Family Resource Center) and CLC (Community Learning Center). Parents were given an opportunity to learn to paint on canvas and provided step by step instructions by Quinn Battiste, owner of Battiste Imagery and instructor for programming provided by The Carnegie at Covington Independent Public Schools.  Adult participants chose to paint a landscape. Starting from a ...
When Kayla Gibson, a kindergarten teacher at Ninth District Elementary School, asked if she could bring a Girls on the Run team to the school, there was no way to anticipate the impact that decision was going to have on the participants, coaches, and the entire school.  Gibson had hopes of bringing a team to Ninth District since her first year working at the school. Her experience running cross country and building relationships with her coach had an influence on her that she hoped to replicate with Girls on the R...
Keep the #LightsOnAfterschool
In America today, 7.6 million children are alone and unsupervised after school. In Covington, we are working to decrease this number by keeping kids safe, helping working families, and inspiring learning through our seven Community Learning Centers. With a Community Learning Center in each elementary school, middle school, and high school in Covington, students are able to participate in academic and enrichment activities before and after school, as well as during the summer months, in a safe and welcoming environmen...
New School Year, All Smiles Across Covington
This morning during arrival for the first day of school in Covington, there were grins from ear to ear on faces of students as they ran to greet their new classroom teacher and visit with past teachers and staff.  It's been a difficult couple of years, to say the least, but Covington Partners and Covington Independent Public Schools are ready for what the 22/23 school year will bring.  We may face some challenges as we continue to move towards a greater sense of normalcy for our school community, but...
During this vital time, please consider helping us meet the needs of our Most Valuable People: our children and families. 1.) PURCHASE ITEMS FROM AMAZON WISHLIST Purchase items from the wishlist HERE. Items will be delivered directly to Covington Partners. 2.) MAKE A MONETARY DONATION Make a monetary donation to Covington Partners HERE. All donations will directly benefit our Most Valuable People through Operation: MVP. Click HERE to download an OPERATION: MVP flyer.
Covington Partners receives $100,000 grant to fund Community Leaning Center initiative
February 17, 2017 - Covington Partners has received a $100,000 multi-year grant from The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation to fund the Community Learning Center initiative in Covington Independent Public Schools. This initiative seeks to provide wrap-around support services to help students succeed in school and in life.   Covington Partners was founded in 1999 as a community coalition focused on reducing drug abuse and violence among Covington youth. Since that time, the organization has exp...
Covington Partners receives $100,000 grant to fund Community Leaning Centers
June 20, 2016 - Covington Partners received a $100,000 grant from The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) and from the William Riedlin, Sr. Memorial Fund and the R.C. Durr Foundation Fund to expand and enhance the Community Learning Centers initiative in Covington Independent Public Schools.   This initiative seeks to provide wrap-around support services to help students succeed in school and in life.   This is the third year that GCF has funded the Community Learning Center initiative.   C...
Covington Partners Hosts 7th Annual Golf Outing
Covington, KY - Covington Partners will host its seventh annual golf tournament on Monday, July 25 with registration beginning at 10:30 a.m. and a shotgun start at 12 p.m. The event, which has limited spots available, includes an 18-hole four-person scramble and will be held at the prestigious Traditions Golf Club located at 2035 Williams Road in Hebron, Kentucky. Entry into the golf outing also includes golf with cart, lunch, complimentary beverages, dinner, a silent auction, and a certificate good for a 18-hole r...
Covington Partners to Celebrate Lights On Afterschool
Joining 7,500 Nationwide Rallies Aimed at Making Afterschool Programs Available to All Covington Partners will celebrate Lights on Afterschool during the month of October by hosting four events at schools throughout the Covington district. All events are open to the families and community members of Covington. The celebrations are part of a nationwide rally known as Lights On Afterschool, in which over 7,500 events are hosted to focus on the importance of quality afterschool programming. Covington Partners staff w...
Covington Partners Reaches 15 Years of Programming
Covington, Kentucky – July 16, 2014 – This fall marks the 15th year of Covington based non-profit, Covington Partners,  an organization who partners with Covington Independent School District to reduce barriers to student achievement. To celebrate, Covington Partners will host a birthday party luncheon on Friday, August 15th from 11:30am – 1:30pm at the Madison Event Center in Covington, KY.   The birthday party is being co-hosted by Brent Cooper of C-Forward, a fellow Covin...
Limited Spots Available to Support Student Achievement in Covington Schools
Covington, Kentucky – June 23, 2014 – Covington Partners will host its fifth annual golf tournament on Monday, July 14 with registration beginning at 10:30am and a shotgun start at 12:30 pm. The event, which has limited spots available, includes an 18-hole four-person scramble and will be held at the prestigious Traditions Golf Club located at 2035 Williams Road in Hebron, Kentucky. Entry into the golf outing also includes golf with cart, a boxed lunch, complimentary beverages, dinner, a silent auctio...
Premier Greater Cincinnati PR Firm Selects 2014 Grant Recipients
Covington, KY – February 25, 2014 – After nearly 200 applications and in person reviews with key non-profit leaders, Cincinnati’s premier marketing and public relations firm The Eisen Agency has selected its 2014 Operation: Outreach recipients. Each non-profit organization will receive comprehensive marketing and marketing communications expertise from the professionals at The Eisen Agency, including such services as brand development, website and online development, media relations, social media...
Covington Partners receives $25,000 grant to fund Community Leaning Center
Covington Partners has received a $25,000 grant from The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation to fund a Community Learning Center (CLC) at Latonia Elementary School.  Covington Partners, formerly Covington Partners in Prevention, was founded in 1999 as a community coalition focused on reducing drug abuse and violence among Covington youth.  Since that time, the organization has expanded to include programs and services related to education, wellness, mentoring and family engagement.  P...
Covington Partners receives $50,000 grant to fund Community Leaning Center
    Covington Partners has received a $50,000 grant from The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) to fund a Community Learning Center (CLC) at Latonia Elementary School.      Covington Partners, formerly Covington Partners in Prevention, was founded in 1999 as a community coalition focused on reducing drug abuse and violence among Covington youth.  Since that time, the organization has expanded to include programs and services related to education, wellness, mentoring a...
Covington Partners is pleased to announce our 4th Annual Golf Outing will take place Monday July 15, 2013 at Traditions Golf Club in Hebron, Kentucky.    The outing is being sponsored by The Bank of Kentucky, Queensgate Foodservice, Traditions Golf Club and Lexus Rivercenter.  Brent Cooper, President of C-Forward Inc.  says, "The Covington Partners Golf outing is a terrific event!  It offers great golf at a first class venue, wonderful networking with some of the top business and civic lead...
Three Year Investment by United Way of Greater Cincinnati
Covington Partners is happy to report that United Way of Greater Cincinnati has invested in Covington Partners for the next three years. This funding will provide a stronger academic focus in our after school programs through an after school instructional coach, sustain our Leadership and Resiliency Program at Holmes Middle and High Schools, and will continue to support family engagement throughout our community. This is fabulous news and we sincerely thank all of you who LIVE UNITED and support Covington Partners!
Covington Partners will host a parent meeting Monday, October 22 from 5:30-7:00PM at the Instructional Support Center, 212 Levassor Place. Dinner and childcare will be provided. At this meeting we will discuss current programming and ask for parent's feedback and suggestions about future programming. If you have further questions or to RSVP, please call Margo Willman at 859.392.3172.