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Nov. 11, 2015
Students showcase skills at Louisiana Math Olympiad
Hundreds of people from across Louisiana packed the Kenilworth Science and Technology School gymnasium to cheer on 5th-grade students who spent their Saturday testing their math chops at the Louisiana Elementary Math Olympiad.
Oct. 20, 2015
Kenilworth receives inaugural Community Roots award
The Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools has honored Kenilworth Science and Technology School in Baton Rouge as the first-ever recipient of the Community Roots Award for the school's leadership in developing the Louisiana STEM Expo.
Oct. 7, 2015
Kenilworth to host Math Olympiad for 5th graders
It's time again for 5th-grade students in Louisiana to register for Kenilworth and Science Technology School's Louisiana Elementary Math Olympiad, the "old school math" contest that measures students' abilities to add, subtract, multiply and divide using only a pencil and paper.
Sept. 3, 2015
Two Kenilworth students going to international science fair
Two Kenilworth Science and Technology School students have been selected to participate in an international science fair in Brazil, marking the third consecutive year students from the school have been invited to an international competition.
Aug. 14, 2015
Kenilworth starts year at maximum enrollment
For the third consecutive year, Kenilworth Science and Technology School has started a new school year at maximum enrollment, with 582 students in classrooms and another 249 students on a waiting list.
June 8, 2015
Kenilworth student takes bronze in international competition
Kenilworth Science and Technology School student Ashton Fox has earned a bronze medal in an international science Olympiad for his science project on using nanoparticles, proteins and near-infrared light to kill cancer cells.
May 20, 2015
Baton Rouge Area Chamber honors Kenilworth STEM teacher as one of the best
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber has honored Kenilworth Science and Technology School teacher Elkhan Akhundov as one of the top STEM educators in the Baton Rouge area.
May 7, 2015
Local educators contribute to nationally released STEM book
A school board member and the superintendent of Kenilworth Science and Technology School have collaborated on a nationally released book that shows teachers how to make STEM studies more meaningful and relevant for their students.
April 28, 2015
Kenilworth student's "cancer killer" project headed to international competition
A Kenilworth Science and Technology School eighth-grade student and his "cancer killer" project is one of only two United States students selected to participate in an international science Olympiad next month in The Netherlands.
April 23, 2015
After-school science works pays off for Kenilworth students
Back in September 2014, Kenilworth Science and Technology School teacher Kate Williams thought she might get a few students to agree to stay after school twice a week, two hours a day, to learn a little more science and put a team together to participate in the Louisiana Science Olympiad.

April 8, 2015
Kenilworth students to showcase STEM projects to legislators
Lawmakers and the public will have a chance to see STEM education in action on the first day of the Legislative session, when Kenilworth Science and Technology School students showcase their STEM projects at the state capitol on Monday.

April 2, 2015
Kenilworth student's coastal protection project earns DEQ award
A Kenilworth Science and Technology School student's science fair project on coastal protection alternatives has earned the school a pollution prevention award from the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.

March 31, 2015
Kenilworth students excel at state science fair
Three students from Kenilworth Science and Technology School walked away with awards this week at the Louisiana State Science and Engineering Fair, held on the LSU campus.

March 17, 2015
Kenilworth students honored at multi-state science fair
Five students from Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School made a strong showing recently at a multi-state science fair in Houston.

March 11, 2015
Twelve Kenilworth students place in regional science fair
Twelve Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School students placed in the recent Region VII Science and Engineer Fair, and four of the students will get the chance to compete at the state fair on March 23-25 at the LSU Student Union.

March 4, 2015
Girl Power! Four girls sweep top awards at La. STEM Expo
Four girls from Baton Rouge middle schools swept the grand awards at the 2015 Louisiana STEM Expo at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School on Saturday.


February 24, 2015
Hundreds of La. students showcase math skills at Kenilworth
Hundreds of Louisiana elementary students sharpened their pencils and competed for medals and prizes on Saturday at the Louisiana Elementary Math Olympiad at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School in Baton Rouge.


February 19, 2015
2015 Louisiana STEM Expo to Feature Top Speakers and Exhibits
The 2015 Louisiana STEM Expo will feature an impressive lineup of some of the top scientific and technical talent in Louisiana and more than two dozen exhibits from the state's top universities, museums, agencies and companies at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School on February 28.


February 2, 2015
Statewide tour reaffirms Kenilworth as premier open-enrollment school
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School's participation on Wednesday in the National School Choice Tour was a huge success and re-affirmed Kenilworth's status as one of the premier open-enrollment charter schools in the state.

January 23, 2015
National School Choice Week to feature Kenilworth on statewide tour
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School in Baton Rouge is one of four schools to be featured next week in the National School Choice Week's Louisiana tour of schools.  

December 9, 2014
Kenilworth to share success story at international education conference
Leaders from Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School have been invited to an international conference in England next month to share the story of how the Baton Rouge school has achieved academic success by motivating disadvantaged youth to learn and excel in STEM studies. 

November 20, 2014
Kenilworth to host 2014 La. Math Olympiad
Remember when students worked out math problems using paper and pencil - no calculator - and had to KNOW how to add, subtract, multiply and divide? 

November 14, 2014
Kenilworth receives U.S. Army grant
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School has received a grant for the 2014-15 school year from the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program.

October 30, 2014
All La. middle school students invited to 2015 Louisiana STEM Expo
All middle school students in public, private, charter or home schools in Louisiana are invited to participate in the 2015 Louisiana STEM Expo , hosted by Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School in Baton Rouge on Feb. 28, 2015.

September 11, 2014
Kenilworth experiment is "out of this world"
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School students were in the news on Wednesday for a science experiment that took them from Baton Rouge to Crowley, Louisiana, to outer space and back.

September, 2014
Kenilworth success story featured in statewide newsletter
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School is featured in the latest copy of the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools newsletter! You can see the entire newsletter by clicking here.  

August 19, 2014
Kenilworth enrollment reaches full capacity
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School has once again reached full capacity for the 2014-15 school year, with an enrollment of 583 students and another 128 students on a waiting list, the school's superintendent announced on Monday. 

July 14, 2014
President Obama recognizes Kenilworth student
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School student Jalen Scott has received many honors for capturing the top prize in an international science competition. 

June 20, 2014
Kenilworth student honored by state officials
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School student Jalen Scott received a standing ovation by state education officials on Wednesday as he was recognized for having the top prize in an international science competition. 

May 14, 2014
Kenilworth student honored by BR Mayor Holden and Metro Council for winning international prize
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School student Jalen Scott was recognized by Mayor-President Kip Holden and the entire Metro Council on Wednesday for his accomplishment of winning the top prize in an international science competition. 

May 14, 2014
Kenilworth student featured in news stories
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School eighth-grade student Jalen Scott has been featured in numerous print and broadcast news stories since winning the top prize in an international science competition. 

April 30, 2014
STEM Day at state capitol to highlight Kenilworth students
Students from Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School will turn the Louisiana state capitol into a science lab on Thursday, when they put on several demonstrations to highlight the school's proficiency in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at STEM Day at the Capitol. 

April 9, 2014
Kenilworth student featured in news stories
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School eighth-grade student Jalen Scott is becoming a Baton Rouge media celebrity. 

April 3, 2014
Kenilworth eighth grader only U.S. student invited to international science competition
Jalen Scott, an eighth-grade student at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School in Baton Rouge, has been named as the only U.S. finalist in an international science competition to take place in Kenya on April 29. 

March 27, 2014
Kenilworth student takes 3rd place in state science fair
Zhane Harris of Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School took third place in the "Engineering: Electrical and Mechanical" category of the state science fair. 

March 6, 2014
Kenilworth honored with DEQ award
The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has honored Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School with an Environmental Leadership Program award for the school's role in organizing and hosting the first-ever Louisiana STEM Expo. Since 1995, DEQ has presented its Environmental Leadership Program awards to businesses, municipalities, non-government organizations and schools. Kenilworth, which was the only Baton Rouge-area school to receive an award this year, was honored along with 13 other organizations, in a ceremony at DEQ headquarters on Feb. 26. 

February 24, 2014
Kenilworth honored with DEQ award
A team of students from Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School in Baton Rouge is headed to a national robotics competition after taking second place in the Houston Regional SeaPerch Challenge in Pearland, Texas. 

February 18, 2014
Hundreds of La. students 'go for gold' at Math Olympiad
Nearly 400 elementary students from across Louisiana competed for medals and prizes on Saturday at the Louisiana Elementary Math Olympiad, which was held at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School in Baton Rouge.  

December 10, 2013
Kenilworth receives five-year charter extension from BESE
The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education on Wednesday gave Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School approval to continue operating its Baton Rouge middle school through the 2018-19 school year. 

November 15, 2013
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. 

November 11, 2013
Hundreds attend first statewide 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. 

Undated
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. 

September 11, 2013
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. 

August 20, 2013
Kenilworth shows strong gains in enrollment
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School has posted a strong 7.4 percent increase in student enrollment for the 2013-14 school year, school officials reported Tuesday. 

Undated
Kenilworth selected to share local success at national conference
Administrators from Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School will give two presentations on the school's successful STEM-based programs this week at the National Science Teachers Association's 2013 STEM Forum and Expo in St. Louis, Mo. 

April 29, 2013
Kenilworth students honored at state science fair
Two students from Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School in Baton Rouge recently placed second and third in the Louisiana Science and Engineering Fair held at the LSU campus. Desirae Gardner, a sixth-grade student at KST, and Tre Nix, and eighth-grade KST student, finished second and third, respectively, in their categories.  

March 25-27, 2013
Kenilworth celebrates strong showing at science fair
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School is celebrating a strong showing at the recent Region VII Louisiana Science and Engineering Fair and is sending two students to the state fair on March 25-27. 

February 12, 2013
In case you missed it...
Two of our students at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School, Jalen Scott and Desirae Gardner, were featured Thursday on the WBRZ (Channel 2) 4 p.m. newscast for the outstanding work they did on recent scientific projects. 

January 24, 2013
Kenilworth educators to share success story at Texas STEM conference
Educators from Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School in Baton Rouge will give presentations on their school at a science, technology, engineering and mathematics education conference next week in San Antonio, Texas. 

January 10, 2013
Kenilworth Science & Technology counselor published in national journal
A counselor with Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School in Baton Rouge has been published in a national education journal on the importance of introducing college and career choices to students in middle school. 

December 19, 2012
Kenilworth's "Alienbots" take third place in statewide tournament
A four-student team from Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School recently claimed third place in a statewide robotics tournament. 

October 22, 2012
DOTD to unveil newly-created student engineering programs at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Expo
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that they will unveil newly-created engineering programs for students at the Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School's (KST) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Expo. 

October 1, 2012
Baton Rouge's first STEM Expo to feature former NASA astronaut
All middle school students in the greater Baton Rouge area have until Monday, Oct. 8, to register for the October 27 Baton Rouge STEM Expo, an innovative alternative to traditional science fairs that will feature demonstrations, games, robotics, and a special presentation from former NASA space shuttle pilot Duane "Digger" Carey. 

In The News

Kenilworth students get excited about science
By Advocate Staff Report @ The Advocate - May 13, 2015

Kenilworth Science and Technology School teacher Kate Williams was surprised with the reaction she got to the suggestion that her students stay after school to learn more about science.  


Kenilworth student’s project wins pollution prevention award
By Advocate Staff Report @ The Advocate - April 29, 2015

A Kenilworth Science and Technology School student’s science fair project on coastal protection alternatives has earned the school a pollution prevention award from the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality. 


Baton Rouge students show off at the first day of session
By Alyssa Schneider @ WAFB - Apr 13, 2015

Baton Rouge students shared their enthusiasm for science this afternoon at the legislative session. 


5 Kenilworth students place at science fair in Houston
By Advocate Staff Report @ The Advocate - April 08, 2015

Five students from Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School made a strong showing recently at a multistate science fair in Houston.  


Students to compete in state science fair
By Advocate Staff Report @ The Advocate - April 01, 2015

Twelve Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School students placed in the recent Region VII Science and Engineer Fair, and four of the students will get the chance to compete at the state fair on March 23-25 at the LSU Student Union.  


BR girls sweep STEM Expo grand awards
By Advocate Staff Report @ The Advocate - April 01, 2015

Twelve Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School students placed in the recent Region VII Science and Engineer Fair, and four of the students will get the chance to compete at the state fair on March 23-25 at the LSU Student Union.  


Kenilworth hosts STEM expo
By Advocate Staff Report @ The Advocate - March 18, 2015

Hundreds of students, parents and teachers from Louisiana participated Saturday in the 2015 Louisiana STEM Expo at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School. The expo, which is open to all middle school students in Louisiana, featured student demonstrations, experiments and robotics as well as exhibits and demonstrations from more than 20 Louisiana universities, government agencies, museums and companies.  


Baton Rouge is home to science winners
By Donna Britt @ WAFB - March 13, 2015

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - They beam with pride while holding their shiny new trophies. Twelve students from Kenilworth Science and Engineering Charter School have won big at the Region 7 Science and Engineer Fair. This win allows four of the students to compete in the state-wide fair to be held March 23-25 at the LSU Student Union.  


Common Ground: Clearing the hurdles in mathematics
By Chante Warren @ The Advocate - March 12, 2015

My son competed in his first math tournament last month along with 445 other fourth- and fifth-graders who spent 90 minutes solving pre-algebra problems and more. While he struggled with some test problems, at least one young test-taker felt at ease with the exam.  


Louisiana students showcase experiments
By Chante Warren @ The Advocate - March 12, 2015

BATON ROUGE - Kids from all over the state showed off their scientific experiments that they've been working on for part of the school year.  


Students compete at Louisiana Elementary Math Olympiad
By Advocate Staff Report @ The Advocate - March 11, 2015

Hundreds of Louisiana elementary students competed for medals and prizes Saturday at the Louisiana Elementary Math Olympiad at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School in Baton Rouge.  


What’s New in March: Buzz-worthy openings and more around B.R.
By 225BatonRouge.com - March, 2015

Great job! Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School was highlighted as part of National School Choice Week earlier this year. In 2009, the school was failing and is now one of the top open-enrollment middle schools in Baton Rouge. 


BR girls sweep STEM Expo grand awards
February 28, 2015

Four girls from Baton Rouge middle schools swept the grand awards Feb. 28 at the 2015 Louisiana STEM Expo at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School. 


Kenilworth to be highlighted with tour as part of National School Choice Week
By Daily Report Staff @ Business Report - January 26, 2015

The progress made at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School over the past six years will be highlighted during a tour of the school later this week as part of National School Choice Week.  


Kenilworth awarded grant for science, technology
By Advocate Staff Report @ The Advocate - December 10, 2014

Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School has received a $1,260 grant for the 2014-15 school year from the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program.  


Education Inc.: Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School
By BR Staff @ Business Report - October 13, 2014

Kenilworth was one of the Baton Rouge area’s lowest-scoring schools when it became a state-sanctioned charter school starting in the 2009-2010 school year.  


Kenilworth student snags international grand prize
by George Morris @ The Advocate - May 22, 2014

As the only American invited to compete in an international science competition, Jalen Scott, of Baton Rouge, wasn’t too disappointed when awards based on age groups and categories were announced and his name wasn’t called.  


Kenilworth student’s soil project bound for Kenya by George Morris @ The Advocate - April 14, 2014

Jalen Scott’s 2013 science fair project has already gotten him published in an academic journal and allowed him to meet national educational and political leaders. Now, it’s taking him to Africa.  


Math and science get new push by Will Sentell @ The Advocate - Oct 07, 2013

Just a year ago, more than 500 parents, students and teachers attended a math and science expo in Baton Rouge.

Now college and business officials are turning it into a statewide event, part of a wider effort to improve student performance in science, technology, engineering and math, known as STEM. 

 


Tevfik Kosar – Professor, LSU Department of Computer Science
By BR Staff @ Business Report - November 16, 2009

Explaining what Professor Tevfik Kosar does at LSU’s Department of Computer Science is, well, almost impossible if you’re not fully versed in the subject. Let’s just say that Kosar spends his days thinking about computer data—where to store it, how to access it, how to split it up and bring it back together again—and he’s good at it.  


Kenilworth students excel at state science fair

Three students from Kenilworth Science and Technology School earned awards at the recent Louisiana State Science and Engineering Fair held on the LSU campus. 


Kenilworth launches new look, new website

Kenilworth Science and Technology School has launched a new website and a new logo that reflect the school’s commitment to providing a high-quality STEM education to all middle school students, a news release states. 


Louisiana students showcase experiments in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE - Kids from all over the state showed off their scientific experiments that they've been working on for part of the school year. 


Kenilworth hosts STEM expo

Hundreds of students, parents and teachers from Louisiana participated Saturday in the 2015 Louisiana STEM Expo at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School. The expo, which is open to all middle school students in Louisiana, featured student demonstrations, experiments and robotics as well as exhibits and demonstrations from more than 20 Louisiana universities, government agencies, museums and companies.


Common Ground: Clearing the hurdles in mathematics

My son competed in his first math tournament last month along with 445 other fourth- and fifth-graders who spent 90 minutes solving pre-algebra problems and more. While he struggled with some test problems, at least one young test-taker felt at ease with the exam.


Baton Rouge is home to science winners

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - They beam with pride while holding their shiny new trophies. Twelve students from Kenilworth Science and Engineering Charter School have won big at the Region 7 Science and Engineer Fair. This win allows four of the students to compete in the state-wide fair to be held March 23-25 at the LSU Student Union.


Baton Rouge students visit D.C.

WASHINGTON – Two Baton Rouge middle school students met Wednesday with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and he told them that they have accomplished more than he has in academic research. 


Student enrollment down in EBR, RSD systems; final count Oct. 1

Two weeks into the 2013-14 school year, enrollment has declined slightly compared with a year ago in the East Baton Rouge Parish school system but more dramatically at the state-run Recovery School District. 


EBR schools beat state as a whole on teacher evaluations

In a turnabout from past rankings, public schools in Baton Rouge bested the state as a whole last school year when it came to the percentage of teachers both at the bottom and the top of the state’s new teacher evaluation system. 


Science projects of two middle school students get published in National Journal

BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — Not many 12 or 13 year olds can say their science projects are nationally published. But two Baton Rouge middle school students now have that honor. 


Science project results become published research

With the help of an LSU professor and a $30,000 handheld X-ray spectrometer, two middle school students in Baton Rouge turned simple science fair projects into published research papers that prompted enviromental responses at several public schools in the Capital City. 


Baton Rouge students visit D.C.

WASHINGTON – Two Baton Rouge middle school students met Wednesday with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and he told them that they have accomplished more than he has in academic research. 


STEM studies critical for students

When the Russians launched the first artificial satellite into space in 1957, Americans quickly responded by focusing their educational efforts on STEM studies — science, technology, engineering and mathematics. That focus eventually led to a new era during which the United States led the world in engineering and technological breakthroughs. 


In case you missed it...

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.  


Middle school scientists testing the limits of space

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - On a crystal clear morning in the middle of a baseball field in Carencro, Louisiana, Elkhan Akhundov leads a team of scientists on a mission into space.  


Baton Rouge teen wins top award at international science competition

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A Louisiana teen, who happened to be the only student from the US invited to Africa for a big international science competition, walked away with the grand prize.  


Kenilworth eighth grader wins international science competition in Nairobi

An eighth grader at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School in Baton Rouge won a major international science competition in Nairobi, Kenya.  


Baton Rouge teen wins top award at international science competition

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A Louisiana teen, who happened to be the only student from the US invited to Africa for a big international science competition, walked away with the grand prize.  


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