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Summer Scholars Program 2017 Class of 2017 Graduation Class of 2017 2017 Graduation Speaker Dr. Ryan Fischer, Class of 2003 James E. Biggs students are ready for graduation Holmes Baseball Team Holmes Softball Team James E. Biggs preschool students are ready for graduation Career Fair at Ninth District Elementary Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton visits Glenn O. Swing Elementary School Holmes Lady Bulldogs are Ninth Region Champions! New turf field at Holmes High School Hard at work at Holmes Middle School. Making music at Holmes Middle School. It's a great day at Covington Independent Public Schools. Girls basketball players taking a break from the game. New school board members, Glenda Huff, Tom Wherry, and April Brockhoff are sworn into office. Students at Glenn O. Swing perform for the holiday program. New turf field at Holmes High School

Your Success Now

Set Goals!

Success is not a gift, but a choice. Whether you are a student in elementary school or a Senior in high school, it takes determination, dedication, attitude, and discipline to become successful.

Successful students are not just goal setters, but goal getters. Setting goals in school gives you a reason for learning.  Achieving those goals gives you the confidence to go beyond and fulfill your potential. Start setting goals today for your future tomorrow.


Study Tips

  • Pick a place to designate as your homework area
  • Set a time each night to complete homework
  • Remove distractions - TV, phones, electronic games, etc.
  • Ensure all needed supplies are available in your homework area
  • Study 2-3 different subjects regularly everyday, even if there's no test or homework
  • Review what's been taught in class, on the very same day
  • Take breaks
  • Eat a balanced diet and exercise regularly everyday
  • Sleep at least 8 hours a day
  • Avoid staying up till late at night when you're having tests
  • Ask your parents to review your completed assignments or quiz you before a test


Test Taking Strategies

Before the Test

  • Get plenty of rest
  • Eat healthy meals
  • Study

Test Time

  • Read directions carefully
  • Complete the questions that you know for sure
  • Eliminate wrong answers on multiple choice questions
  • Make sure the question number and number on answer sheet match
  • Pace yourself and don't spend too much time on questions you don't know
  • Check answers at the end if time permits
  • Have extra pencils and erasers handy
  • Wear comfortable clothes
  • Think positively and breath deeply
Covington Independent Public Schools  |  25 E 7th St.  |  Covington, KY 41011
Phone:859.392.1000  |  Fax:859.292.5970