We are excited to announce Kenilworth's 5th annual school-wide science fair! This year's fair will be held on Saturday, December 7th, 2013. Registration will open at 8:00, with judging 9:00-11:00, and public viewing 11:00-12:00. Our awards ceremony will be held at 12:00.
We are looking for judges from the community, particularly in science/engineering fields. If you are interested in applying to be a judge, click on the link below and fill out the application form. We look forward to seeing you on December 7th!
Kenilworth earns double-digit growth in state scoring
In just four years, Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School has gone from one of the lowest-performing schools in East Baton Rouge Parish to one of the highest-performing open-enrollment middle schools in the parish, according to data released Thursday by the Louisiana Department of Education. read more . . .
Do you want to go to Canada on Spring Break?
Kenilworth is organizing a field trip to Canada during Spring Break. Contact Mr. Cetin for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
Trip Date: April 19-26, 2014
Fundraising opportunities are available.
Kenilworth, U.S. Navy form STEM partnership
Kenilworth Science and Technology School and the U.S. Navy are working together to support and encourage under-served minority students to pursue career opportunities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
"Senior Chief Aaron Johnson found out about Kenilworth and the school's interest in robotics, so we reached out to the school," said Lt. Commander Jaye Jones, who is the Navy's southwest region STEM outreach officer. "It's been a great partnership."
Washington DC Field Trip
8th grade students at Kenilworth will have the opportunity to go on a field trip to Washington, D.C. in the spring.The benefits of this school trip are priceless; teaching children about culture and history, and motivating them to learn about their country is one of the best ways to develop interests leading to great exposure. Contact Ms. Douet for more information.
Hundreds attend STEM Expo at Kenilworth
Louisiana's first statewide STEM Expo featuring middle school students drew about 500 students, parents, supporters and fans to Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School on Saturday, November 2. Pictures from the event
Kenilworth, the host school for the event, hosted a city-wide STEM expo last year that showed similar success.
Industry group presents awards to Kenilworth school leaders
An industry group recently honored two Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School leaders for their ongoing work to prepare students for tomorrow's high-tech workplace.
Dr. Tevfik Eski, the superintendent of Kenilworth, and Dr. Eugene Kennedy, a board member for the school, received the Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance's (GBRIA) Craft Education Development Champion awards. The GBRIA recognizes and awards outstanding individuals who invest in the training and career path development of Baton Rouge citizens, young and old. The awards were presented at a Sept. 12 banquet at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Baton Rouge.
Kenilworth students connected with NASA
On Thursday, Sept. 26 at 10:55 a.m., eighth-grade students at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School had a rare opportunity to interact live, via video conference, with astronauts and scientists at NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The students learned just what it takes to prepare a vehicle for space travel
Kenilworth invited to give presentation at international conference
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School was recently honored with an invitation to share its success story with educators from around the world at the 2013 World Conference on Science and Technology Education in Malaysia. Kenilworth administration said the school is unable to attend the conference this year, but Kenilworth was honored to be asked to participate.
Kenilworth school leaders have given presentations on Kenilworth's success at a regional STEM conference in San Antonio, Texas and a national conference in St. Louis, Missouri.
Kenilworth students hosted by 9News This Morning
Kenilworth was very proud to be represented by students Desirae Gardner and Jalen Scott on WAFB’s 9 News This Morning, where they were interviewed by anchor Matt Williams.
Kenilworth students recognized by U.S. Education Secretary
Two Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School students whose science fair projects were published in an academic journal were honored again; they met with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Wednesday, May 8, in the secretary's office in Washington, D.C. The middle school students and their parents were also recognized by members of the Louisiana Congressional delegation, including Senator Mary Landrieu, Senator David Vitter and Representative Bill Cassidy
Kathy Kliebert, Secretary of Department of Health and Hospitals, presents certificates from Governor Bobby Jindal
“Thank you for the opportunity to come and present two outstanding students with certificates from Governor Bobby Jindal. The efforts of both Jalen and Desirae are just two examples of the outstanding work that has been accomplished by Kenilworth. Congratulations to Jalen, Desirae and to Kenilworth – a job well done”
Secretary Kathy Kliebert, Secretary, Dept. of Health & Hospitals
Kenilworth students recognized by Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne
Kenilworth students featured on the WBRZ (Channel 2) newscast
Two of our students at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School featured (Thursday) on the WBRZ (Channel 2) 4 p.m. newscast for outstanding work they did on recent scientific projects.
We believe the focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) studies at Kenilworth is paying off, and our students are seeing the results of their hard work. Congratulations ….
Baton Rouge's first STEM Expo a huge success at KST
Baton Rouge’s first-ever Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Expo was a huge success, and organizers at host school Kenilworth Science and Technology School already are looking forward to expanding the event next year.
More than 500 students, parents, university professors, graduate students and representatives of sponsoring agencies and organizations participated in the October 27 expo, which generated positive television and newspaper media coverage. Middle school students from Baton Rouge-area schools performed demonstrations based on physics, biology, chemistry, engineering and many-other STEM-related fields.
Kenilworth students were recognized by US Senator Mary Landrieu on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 in Washington DC
"I applaud the award-winning robotics team from Kenilworth Science & Technology Charter School for their outstanding accomplishments in the 2010 Louisiana FIRST LEGO League Championship Tournament. By earning first place in the overall performance category of the competition and being selected as the best rookie team of the year, these students have shown they are truly among Louisiana's best and brightest. Congratulations, Alienbots— and keep up the good work." US Senator Mary Landrieu
Kenilworth students were recognized by US Senator David Vitter on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 in Washington DC
"It's always a pleasure to meet with Louisiana's bright and talented students. I enjoyed my visit with members of the Kenilworth Science & Technology robotics team and I wish them continued success." Senator David Vitter
The 1st Assistant Attorney General, Trey Phillips, the Director of Public Protection, Sanettria Pleasant, the Director of Criminal, Kurt Wall, a Department of Justice Investigator, Will Dyer and Assistant Attorney General, Tasha West accepted our invitation to visit Kenilworth students. They visited classes and encouraged the students to do their very best on the upcoming tests their school careers.
"Thank you, Mr. Suzuk and the students of Kenilworth Science and Technology for your attention and your outstanding achievements! We at the Attorney General's Office are very proud of you. Keep up the great work and dream big! You rock!!! "
Louisiana Attorney General's Office
The District Attorney Hillar C. Moore, III visited Kenilworth
The District Attorney Hillar C. Moore, III took time out of his busy schedule to visit Kenilworth students. He talked about importance of school attendance, education and the LEAP test. We were so honored to have him at our school, and appreciate him spending time with our students in his busy schedule.
"I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the various classrooms today. I was impressed with how polite and disciplined the students were as well as how intelligent they were.The students asked very good questions. It is evident that the students here are taught very well and are benefitting tremedously from their education.These students are our future leaders. I wish them the best in their upcoming LEAP tests." Hillar Moore, District Attorney
Senator Dorsey Visited Kenilworth
Louisiana State Senate Education Committee Member Senator Yvonne Dorsey visited Kenilworth to give motivational speech.
I am extremely proud of the work being done at Kenilworth. The school's leadership is excellent. They make Louisiana proud.
Thank you very much for having me as a recent guest at Kenilworth. We truly enjoyed our visit. I was impressed with the cleanliness and upkeep of the campus, but especially with the alertness and attentiveness of the students in each of the classrooms I visited. You seem to be doing something right by keeping them applied to their studies and being so interactive with their educators. I look forward to visiting your campus again soon.
Representative Steve Carter
Rep. Patricia H. Smith visited Kenilworth
Louisiana House of Representatives-Education Committee Member Rep. Smith Visited Kenilworth
"I visited Kenilworth Science and Technology Academy. I was very impressed with the presence at the school, the environment was welcoming as well. The robotics team was quite impressive with their robots they had won with. Great that they are concentrating on science, math and technology. Kids really seemed to like being at the school."
Students from Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School were recognized by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education on Thursday January 20, 2011 in Room 1-100, the Louisiana Purchase Room of the Claiborne Building located at 1201 North Third Street in Baton Rouge, LA
The robotics team from Kenilworth Science & Technology Charter School was given a resolution from BESE, which sets state policies for public schools statewide.
Kenilworth Students Recognized by Mayor-President Holden
BATON ROUGE Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden recognized the award-winning robotics team from Kenilworth Science & Technology Charter School on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 in his office..
The Kenilworth "Alienbots" recognized for their outstanding accomplishments in the 2010 Louisiana FIRST LEGO League Championship Tournament. The team earned first place in the overall "Performance" category of the competition, and they were selected as the best rookie team of the year, earning first place in the "Rising Star" category.
Metro Council Honored Kenilworth's Award-Winning Robotics Team
BATON ROUGE Metro Council recognized the award-winning robotics team from Kenilworth Science & Technology Charter School at their meeting, which was held on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Governmental Building at 222 St. Louis Street, Third Floor, Room 348.
Members of Kenilworth's award-winning robotics team include: Jabir Abdullah, Fazil Ozcelik, Matthew Kingsley , Emma Lacy, Dylan Aguiluz and Nathaniel Batiste. The team was coached by Irfan Demir, Kenilworth's computer teacher and robotics coordinator