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Final Day of the School Year

In accordance with the Kentucky Statute, the Boone County Schools Board of Education has approved at its April Board Meeting that the last instructional day for students will be May 25th.  If the date of May 25th should need to be changed for any reason, the district's Board of Education will take further appropriate action regarding the school year calendar at its May meeting.

Early College

early college info

Penguins Visit Thornwilde

Penguins from the Newport Aquarium visited Thornwilde to help the students celebrate reaching their reading goals! The students learned about penguin habitats, markings and predators. They also had an opportunity to pet one of the penguins!

penguins at Thornwildepenguins at Thornwilde

To see more photos click here.

Polar Palooza

It was Polar Palooza at Goodridge Elementary as 2nd graders showed off their Arctic Art Projects! The students wrote a research paper on an arctic animal, created an art project and designed an electronic presentation that can be viewed by scanning a QR code. Not only were the students displaying their projects, they were also raising money to help adopt an animal at the Cincinnati Zoo.

polar paloozapolar palooza

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Read Across America

Boone County Schools celebrated Read Across America this weekend at the Florence Mall. The Northern Kentucky Education Association partnered with dozen of groups from across the Tri-State to help foster a love of reading. Kids had a chance to take a photo with the Cat in the Hat and to see performances by the R.A. Jones drama program or the Conner Middle School Orchestra.

read across americaread across america

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Read Across America

Friday wrapped up a big week at Thornwilde. Dr. Seuss, Read Across America, AR Blizzard, door decorating contest, Read-A-Coaster, and Scholastic Read Quest. Coach Dave Trosper and Austin Cain from the Conner High School football team even pitched in by reading to students.

Read scross AmericaRead across America

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Kelly Elementary

The power has been restored at Kelly Elementary.  Kelly Elementary will resume a normal schedule on Friday. 

Boone County Schools are CLOSED

Boone County Schools are CLOSED for WEDNESDAY MARCH 1st. There will be no Elementary School bus pick up. Students already at school will stay until it is safe to release them. Parents may pick up students from their schools. High School driving students will be released when their principals deem it's safe to release them.

Odyssey of the Mind Tournament

The 2017 Northern Regional Tournament for Odyssey of the Mind took place this weekend at Gray Middle and Mann Elementary Schools. Odyssey Of the Mind encourages children to think outside the box and to work together develop creative solutions. Students from all over Northern Kentucky presented their solutions in an attempt to qualify for the State Tournament.  Click here to see more photos.

Odyssey of the Mind 2017

Surplus Item Auction

There is an online surplus auction for items previously used by the district.  Click here to be taken to the auction.

Bring Your Dad to School Day

Ockerman Elementary celebrated Bring Your Dad to School Day! Dads (and some moms) had an opportunity to spend time in their child's classroom to see what their child does at school and to help build strong futures for their children.  To view more of the photos click here.

Take your dad to school day

Kindergarten Registration

kindergarten registration

Boone County Early Learning Center

Leaders from Boone County Schools, Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission, Children Inc, and United Way Success by Six of Boone County toured the recently opened Boone County Early Learning Center.  The groups partnered to create the center as a means to provides a high quality learning environment to help prepare children for kindergarten.  The center is open to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years who live in the Boone County School District.  Click here for more information.

Boone County Early Learning CenterBoone County Early Learning Center

Cooper High School’s Student Leadership Council
Cooper High School’s Student Leadership Council (SLC) has been awarded a 2017 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils (NASC). Cooper is of only two high schools in the state Kentucky to receive this award. Councils must demonstrate things such as leadership training for council members, teacher/staff appreciation activities, student recognition programs, school and community service projects, spirit activities, goal setting, and financial planning. Those councils awarded the gold level have successfully demonstrated the highest levels of leadership. Congratulations!
Cooper council
 
The Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting for Thursday, February 16 has been cancelled.
Read Across America

read across america

COSI at New Haven

COSI on Wheels stopped by New Haven Elementary to give the students a chance to get hands on with science. The outdoors was brought indoors as the kids interacted with life cycles, ecosystems, and animal adaptations.

COSI at New HavenCOSI at New Haven

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3D Printer Showcase

Jones Middle School held its 3D Printer Showcase on Thursday. Students came up with an idea for an invention, designed a story board, and used a 3D printer to create their inventions. The students presented their inventions to a "shark tank" panel for the opportunity to earn a chance to present at the Greater Cincinnati STEM Collaborative showcase at UC.

3d printer club3d printer club

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Career Fair

Students at Ockerman Elementary had a chance to learn about a variety of careers this week. Professionals from the 16 Career Clusters visited the Career Fair and shared their work experiences. The 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students used an interest inventory to guide them to learn more about the specific careers that interested them the most.

Career FairCareer Fair

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District Summer Credit

summer credit

Two Hour Delay

‪Due to inclement weather all Boone County Schools will operate on a TWO HOUR DELAY for Monday January 30th. ‪There will be NO AM KINDERGARTEN or PRESCHOOL for Monday January 30th. ‬‬ 

Mann Elementary Biography Museum

Third grade students at Mann Elementary chose historical figures to research and create a presentation about that they shared with visiting parents and fellow students.  Students set up displays and dressed in character to share the information that they had learned about their notable selections.

Biography Museum

State Orator

RCHS senior Jordan Woody won the state oration contest sponsored by the Kentucky Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.  (She won first place at the local level for the Simon Kenton Chapter last month, advancing her to the state level.)  The KYSSAR had its annual meeting in Erlanger on Saturday.  She delivered her oration in front of the state delegation and was presented a certificate, a medal, and a check for $500! She will represent the State of Kentucky at the national contest in Knoxville this summer.state oration

Pictured in the photo are:  [L-R] Tom Geimeier (President, Simon Kenton Chapter); Donald Drewry (Chaplain, Simon Kenton Chapter); Pat Berry (Chairman, Kentucky SAR Youth Programs); Dr. Larry M. Leslie (President, Kentucky SAR); Jordan Woody; Mrs. Woody (Jordan's mom); Forrest Chilton (Chairman, Kentucky SAR Oration Contest)

Erpenbeck's Lemonade Stand

Erpenbeck Elementary wrapped up their project to help those strong kids battling childhood cancer with their tasty lemonade. Students and staff spent the week helping raise money for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation. Thank you to all that came out to support a great cause!

Lemonade standLemonade stand

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Boone County Youth Cabinet

Boone County Youth Cabinet members from all four of our high schools have been collecting hygiene products, food items, clothing, and money as part of their Service Learning Project for the year. As part of Kentucky K Count, which is a national attempt to take a census of America’s Homeless population, the BCYC partnered with the Boone County Fiscal Court’s Human Services Department and the Brighton Center to assist with clothing, passing out food items from the Food Bank, and conducting surveys from our homeless and needy. The Students also helped with breakfast and lunch provided from the BC Homemakers Group.

Boone County Youth Council

Odyssey of the Mind Tournament

Gray Middle and Mann Elementary will be hosting to this years' Northern Kentucky Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on Saturday Feb 25th.  Come watch over 360 students representing 60 teams from all over Northern Kentucky compete and show off their "Creativity".   The competition is open to the public from 9:30 - 3:30.  To learn more about Odyssey of the Mind visit: www.kyootm.com or www.odysseyofthemind.com

Odyssey of the Mind Tournament

Cooper Basketball

The Cooper High School boys' basketball team just wrapped up an amazing season, culminating in the State Championship game against Bowling Green High School.  Even though they weren't able to come away with the victory, we are extremely proud of our Cooper Jaguars and congratulate them on a great year and for being the 2017 Kentucky State Runners-up.  Sean McNeil, Adam Kunkel, and Dante Hendrix were named to the State All-Tournament Team.

Cooper State Basketball GameCooper State Basketball Game

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Kelly Elementary Career Expo

Students at Kelly Elementary experienced multiple possibilities for their futures on March 31 during the annual Career Expo. Presenters from companies around the Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati area shared the reason they entered their career, education needed to get the job, and their daily responsibilities. Thank you to all of those who participated to make this event and possible!

Career expoCareer Expo

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Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting

The Transportation Advisory Committee scheduled for Thursday January 19th has been canceled.

Kelly Elementary Science Fair

It's time for science to shine at Kelly Elementary. The Science Fair was a huge success with the special help of Cooper High School students, who came out to judge the projects. Students not only presented their claims, their evidence and their supports to them, they were interacting and learning across the grade levels. A special thank you to Ms. Maddox for coordinating this multi-grade event!

Kelly Elementary Science Fair

Truth and Consequences

Seventh graders at Ockerman Middle School had an opportunity to participate in Truth and Consequences. Students moved between four sessions that help to illustrate the impact that drugs and alcohol can have on individuals and their families. The sessions included talking with people in recovery, parents of addicts, and counselors & psychologists. Students also participated in "reality" scenarios that involved speaking with judges, police officers, school administrators, counselors, and attorneys.

Truth and ConsequenseTruth and Consequenses

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R.A. Jones Honors Teams

Jones Middle School celebrated the success of their 8th Grade Girls' and 6th Grade Boys' Basketball Teams on Friday. The 8th Grade Girls finished their season as undefeated champions with an 18-0 record. The 6th Grade Boys came up one game short of an undefeated season, with their only loss in the championship game. The two teams matched up against the Jones staff for a friendly game to wrap up the year!

Jones basketballJones basketball

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Events and Activities

All events for Friday January 13th are occurring as scheduled. There will be NO events/activities on Saturday January 14th prior to 12PM.

Florence Rotary Teacher of the Year Award Nominations

Florence Rotary Teacher of the Year Award Nominations

District Summer Credit Information

District Summer Credit Info

Register for Summer Credit courses on this Google Form: https://goo.gl/forms/zx2gOURnXsIbXbcv2

Trauma Informed Care

Boone County Schools have the opportunity to bring programs promoting youth mental health literacy to the Boone County community and our schools via Boone: AWARE. Today’s training, Trauma Informed Care – application in the schools, is presented in cooperation with the Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky. School counselors, Resource Center staff, school psychologists and teachers participate learn to structure and create opportunities within schools to address the effects of trauma, stress and conflict and built on a belief in resilience and hope for all students. Boone: AWARE is a grant sponsored program through SAMHSA: Now Is The Time Community grant.

Trama Informed CareTrama Informed Care

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Preschool Developmental Screenings

Preschool screenings will be held at Ralph Rush Professional Development Center on April 7th.  The screenings are from 9 AM until 3 PM, call 859-334-3794 to schedule an appointment.  You will need to bring:

  • Your child's birth certificate
  • Proof of residence (such as a bill or lease)
  • Current immunization certificate
  • Social security card

Ralph Rush Professional Development Center is located at 99 Center Street in Florence, Kentucky.  The Preschool Enrollment packet is available here.

20 Years of Service

School board member Ed Massey was recognized for his twenty years of service for Boone County Schools.  Mr. Massey's love for education and students was passed down to him by his parents who were also educators.  He has been a member, officer and president of the Kentucky School Boards Association, a member, director and officer of the National School Boards Association, sat on the board of directors of the National PTA and served on the Local School Board Members Advisory Council to the Commissioner of Education and The American Public Education Foundation.  Mr. Massey has been elected to serve as the 2017 board chairperson along with Bonnie Rickert, who will serve as the vice-chairperson.  We thank Ed Massey for his years of service and wish him the best as he enters his 21st year on the school board.

Ed Massey 20 years

KY Department of Education Changes Birthday Cutoff for Kindergarten

A change in the birthday eligibility cutoff for Kentucky kindergarteners will take effect in the 2017-2018 school year. The new date for Kentucky students is August 1. Any child who turns 5 years old on or before August 1, can enroll in Boone County’s ½ day Kindergarten Program. This change affects student’s statewide.

Boone County’s Board of Education has a policy, per Senate Bill 24, that allows parents to request early-entrance for kindergarten, but children must exhibit high levels of academic, social and emotional aptitude based on a series of assessments. The process for early-entrance must be completed before the last day of the 2016-2017 school year. Please contact the Boone County Board of Education, Christen Morgan at (859)-334-4466 or christen.morgan@boone.kyschools.us, if you have any questions.

More information can be located on Kentucky Department of Education’s website: http://education.ky.gov/curriculum/conpro/prim-pre/Pages/EarlyEntranceK.aspx

Former Coach Honored

Conner High School honored former wrestling coach Wayne Badida on Wednesday for his incredible 46 years coaching career at Conner. The wrestling room was dedicated and named in his honor. The new wrestling mat now bears his likeness as well. Coach Badida led Conner to a state title in 1983 and coached 3 All Americans, 79 State Medalists, and 19 State Champions! Thanks you for all you have done for Conner and Boone County Schools Coach Badida!

Coach Badida

Ryle Haven Games

The 3rd annual Ryle/Haven games took place over the weekend at Ryle High School. Nearly 600 Archers from 24 schools took part in the tournament, including 8 schools from Boone County. Ryle placed 2nd in the High School division, Gray finished 1st and 2nd in the Middle School division, and New Haven finished 2nd in the Elementary School division.

Rlye Haven archery

Innovative District Program Registration

Dear HS Parents and Students,  
This is an important reminder regarding registering for our innovative district programs.

• Please follow your school’s individual instructions (Ryle, Conner, Boone, Cooper) to register for the programs below AND also preregister at the following website www.boonecountyearlycollege.com as soon as possible. (You may register for more than one program.). Some programs have limits on the number of students, so register ASAP.

• If you need assistance, please contact your school’s College and Career Pathways Coach (e-mails below).  You could provide them the attached form as well.
Ryle HS: james1.demetrakis@boone.kyschools.us
Cooper HS: jennifer.warford@boone.kyschools.us
Boone Co HS: pam.hirn@boone.kyschools.us
Conner HS:  sara.franxman@boone.kyschools.us
 
For additional information please email the district Early College Guidance Counselor at kate.dusing@boone.kyschools.us.   
 
Transportation is provided.  

School Board Swearing In School Board swearing in

Boone County School Board members were sworn in by Judge Executive Gary Moore to begin the new year.  Dr. Maria Brown and Ed Massey were joined by newly elected Matt McIntire for their swearing in ceremony.  Congratulations to all and welcome Mr. McIntire!

Evening Activities

All evening activities for Boone County Schools are CANCELLED for tonight, January 5th.

Boone County Schools Closed

‪Due to inclement weather all Boone County Schools will be CLOSED on Thursday January 5th. ‬

R.A. Jones Food Drive Canned food drive

The students at Jones Middle School held a canned food drive for the Mary Rose Mission over a two week period and brought in over 1700 items to donate to Mary Rose Mission. In addition they donated $75 in gift cards for protein purchases. They held a competition between all three grade levels with the 8th graders narrowly beating 7th graders. The people at Mary Rose Mission were thrilled with all that they now have to serve meals with for the upcoming holiday season.

Boone County High School students at Florence Park Florence Park party

Chick-Fil-A Leadership team held a Christmas Party for Florence Park Nursing home residents along with Boone County High School Students. The purpose of our Chick-Fil-A leadership group is to develop leadership qualities and to make sure that students realize that giving to others is a part of being a successful leader.  The BCHS choir performed, students had one-on-one visits with residents who cannot leave their rooms, they visited with memory care patients, provided gifts for the residents, served food, played bingo with the residents, and cleaned up after the party.

Wind Chill Guidelines

windchill guideline

Budget Committee Meeting Cancelled

Budget Committee Meeting scheduled for, Tuesday, January 3rd has been cancelled.

Two Hour Delay

‪Due to possible icy conditions all Boone County Schools will operate on a TWO HOUR DELAY Tuesday December 13th.  There is no AM kindergarten.  Continue to monitor for possible updates.‬

Break the Mold Award Break the Mold Award

Cooper High School's Elizabeth Rechtin is our Break the Mold Award winner for December. Ms. Rechtin's love of teaching and of math helps to inspire her students to success.  Most students have a love or hate relationship with math that can last a lifetime, often times just based on how they were taught to approach it.  She uses a motivating method of teaching math that changes her students’ attitude and their math grade. Congratulations Ms. Rechtin!  Be sure to watch our Break the Mold video by clicking here.

5K Run/Walk With the Cougars cougar

Please join us for the upcoming "5K Run/Walk with the Cougars".  The 5K takes place on Saturday, March 18th at 9:00 a.m.  You may register now thru Friday, March 3rd, 2017.  All proceeds benefit the Character Counts program at Conner High School.  Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni and Community members are welcome!  Click here for the registration form and further details.  Please mail registration form and payment to:  Conner High School, ATTN: MARY SARGENT, 3310 Cougar Path, Hebron, KY 41048.  Thank you for your support.

Vote for Conner High School's Choir

For the fifth straight year, Conner HS Choirs have been selected as one of nine finalists in the Q102 Christmas Choir Competition for the Cincinnati metro area!  Tell your friends and family members and go vote! Follow this link to vote.  Here is a message from Conner's Choir Director.

 

PTA Reflections Awards

PTA Reflections is a program aimed at encouraging artistic creativity in the classroom.  Students from all grades and abilities participated.  Congratulations to all of our Reflections Award winners!  You can view all of the photos by clicking here.

PTA Reflections Awards

American Education Week

American Education Week is November 14-18, 2016. We want to thank all the support staff which includes clerical personnel, transportation, maintenance, technology, custodial and Health Services staff for all they do for our students. We value our classified staff as an integral part of the educational experience of our students and we want to say Thank You!Support staff thank you

Bookfair for NKY Makerspace

Come see us this weekend at the Barnes & Noble in Newport!  Be sure to print a voucher to bring with you.  If you can't make it, check the flyer to see how to show support!  Click here for the flyer and the voucher.

Barnes and Noble Bookfair

Seven Boone County Schools received EPA ENERGY STAR Certification

Boone County Schools has received EPA Energy Star Certification for seven schools!  These schools are:

  • Burlington Elementary
  • Conner Middle
  • Florence Elementary
  • Kelly Elementary
  • Longbranch Elementary
  • Stephens Elementary
  • Thornwilde Elementary
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2017 Open Enrollment

2017 OPEN ENROLLMENT GOING ON RIGHT NOW.  MANDATORY FOR ALL MEMBERS.  DEADLINE IS Oct. 24
Please visit the KEHP website at kehp.ky.gov or KEHP Open Enrollment Hotline 888-581-8834

Project Lead The Way Middle School Teacher Of The Year

Boone County Schools is proud to announce that Todd Hanley of R.A. Jones Middle School has been named the PLTW Middle School Gateway Teacher of the Year for the state of Kentucky.  As a Master Teacher for Project Lead The Way, Mr. Hanley teaches Design and Modeling, Robotics, and Medical Detectives.  Mr. Hanley will be honored along with the other PLTW award winners at a dinner prior to the beginning of their state conference on October 2nd in Shelbyville, Kentucky.  Mr. Hanley was recognized and awarded Master Teacher for PLTW earlier this year.  Congratulations to Todd Hanley!

Todd Hanley

First Lego League Robotics Team Meeting

Do you want to start a FIRST LEGO League robotics team? FLL is an exciting experience for kids 4th-8th grade (JFLL for 1st-3rd) - making life-long memories while building STEM skills. We can help you get started - informational meeting this Wedneday 5:30-6:30, Rush PD Center, 99 Center Street, Florence.

First Lego League flyer

Ryle High School is home to Five National Merit Semifinalists and 132 AP Scholars

Boone County Schools is proud to announce that five seniors from Larry A. Ryle High School have been selected as 2016 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists.  Allison LaRoy, Brandon Powell, Glenn Stanton, Fiona Walsh, and Amanda Zahn are being recognized among the top academic performers in the nation.  More information on the National Merit Scholarship Program can be found here.

Congratulations to 132 students at Ryle for earning AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams. The College Board's Advanced Placement Program recognizes several levels of achievement based on students' performance on AP Exams. The AP Scholar names are listed here.

Four Boone County Schools employees recognized by the Kentucky Department of Education

Boone County busesEarlier this year, School Transportation News asked for nominations of fleet managers, supervisors, lead technicians, foremen, et cetera. who stand out in their area of operations for their leadership  and expertise in the bus garage.  Boone County Schools is very proud to have 4 of 105 nominees for the entire country!

Unique Learning Opportunity for Seniors

28 seniors (7 from each Boone County high school) will be selected to explore careers in the growing field of manufacturing. In this fall program, students will visit industry sites and interact with employees to learn about job/apprenticeship opportunities and company benefits (often including tuition assistance). They will also do work simulation activities and practice soft skills.

Public Notice
Boone County Board of Education
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

Students, their families and employees/ potential employees of the Boone County School District are hereby notified that the Boone County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sex, disability or genetic information in employment programs, vocational programs, or activities set forth in compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations. The lack of English language skills is not a barrier to admission and participation in programs and activities including career and technical education programs.

Career & Technical Education programs are planned course sequences of high quality academic core content and technical skills which focus on a specific career cluster and prepare students to successfully transition toward their career goal. Boone County Schools offer the following Career and Technical Education programs for all students regardless of race, color, national origin, including those with limited English proficiency, sex or disability in grades 9-12: Agriculture Education, Business Education, Engineering and Technology, Family and Consumer Sciences, Heath Science, Industrial Education, Information Technology, Marketing Education, and Pathway to Careers. 

Thank you for participating in Stuff the Bus!

We want to thank our community of parents, students, district staff, Chick-fil-A, the Boone County School District Transportation Department and the Boone County School Board for their support of the annual Stuff the Bus competition between Kenton and Boone County School Districts.  Stuff The Bus is a friendly competition held between the districts to benefit students in need of school supplies.  We compete to see which district can get their supporters to turn out and stuff their district’s bus with the most school supplies.  Boone County has won the competition for the fifth straight year!  Final collection numbers are 3,518 items collected for Boone County Schools and 2,535 items collected for Kenton County Schools. The friendly competition is sponsored by Chick-fil-A.  It was held Tuesday in their Florence parking lot on Houston Road. 

Canceled: Budget Committee Meeting for Tuesday July 5th, 2016
Upcoming NKYMakerspace Classes

Check out our new NKYMakerspace classes for July.  Click below to review and register.

https://reg.abcsignup.com/view/view_month.aspx?as=34&wp=382&aid=BCCE

Budget Meeting Canceled

The Boone County Board of Education Budget Committee Meeting that was scheduled for June 7th, at Central Office, has been CANCELED.

June Board of Education Meeting

The Boone County Board of Education will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Thursday June 9th at 7:30pm.  The meeting will be held at the Ralph Rush Professional Development Center (99 Center Street in Florence).  Click here to view the agenda for the meeting.

Trails & Tots This Saturday

Join us Saturday June 4th at the Boone County Nature Center (9101 Camp Ernst Road) for Trails & Tots.  Hosted by the UK Cooperative Extension Center this is designed as a day of play for kids.  Activites begin at 11:00am.  Register online at www.boone.ca.uky.edu or by calling 859-586-6101

Last Day of School

The last day for students for the 2015-2016 school year will be Wednesday May 25th.  For High School graduation information please contact each individual school.

Congratulations Class of 2016

Congratulations to all of the members of the class of 2016 from Boone County High School, Conner High School, Cooper High School and Ryle High School. We are proud of your accomplishments!

Now Hiring Bus Drivers

Kentucky Department of Education Changes Birthday Cutoff for Kindergarten

A change in the birthday eligibility cutoff for Kentucky kindergarteners will take effect in the 2017-2018 school year. The new date for Kentucky students is August 1. Any child who turns 5 years old on or before August 1, can enroll in Boone County’s ½ day Kindergarten Program. This change affects student’s statewide.
 
Boone County’s Board of Education has a policy, per Senate Bill 24, that allows parents to request early-entrance for kindergarten, but children must exhibit high levels of academic, social and emotional aptitude based on a series of assessments. The process for early-entrance must be completed before the last day of the 2016-2017 school year. Please contact the Boone County Board of Education, Christen Morgan at (859)-334-4466 or christen.morgan@boone.kyschools.us, if you have any questions.
 
More information can be located on Kentucky Department of Education’s website: http://education.ky.gov/curriculum/conpro/prim-pre/Pages/EarlyEntranceK.aspx

 

Two Hour Delay

‪Due to overnight snow and slick road conditions, all Boone County Schools will operate on a TWO HOUR DELAY Friday December 9th.‬. There is no AM kindergarten. 

Board of Education Meeting

The Boone County Board of Education will hold its regulary scheduled monthly meeting on Thursday May 12th at 7:30pm.  The meeting will be held at the Ralph Rush Professional Development Center (99 Center Street) in Florence. Click here to see the agenda for the meeting.

Ready Rosie

Attention parents of children birth to 6 years!

Boone County Success-By-6 is entering into a partnership with ReadyRosie to provide parents of 0-6 year olds daily tips on how to engage and inspire their kids. Every weekday morning, parents will receive an email featuring a brief 2 minute video, in English and Spanish, modeling activities that can be done in everyday situations.  Use your phone, tablet or computer to access these great videos. It’s FREE; it’s easy!  

To learn more about ReadyRosie, check out their website - http://readyrosie.com/ - and watch one of these videos designed to help parents know more about this helpful resource:

•   Parent video in English - http://readyrosie.com/parent-overview/

•   Parent video in Spanish - http://readyrosie.com/introduccion-para-los-padres/

Surplus Equipment Auction

Surplus equipment from the Boone County School District is currently being auctioned off.  For a listing of the items being sold and for more details about the auction visit the Public Surplus auction website:  http://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/bcboe,ky/list/current?orgid=514951

Primary Election Day

All Boone County Schools will be CLOSED on Tuesday May 17th for Kentucky Primary Election Day.  

Break The Mold Award

Congratulations to Abbegail Kuhn, 5th Grade Teacher from North Pointe Elementary School for winning the May 2016 Boone County Schools Break The Mold Award.

Summer Break

All Boone County Schools are closed for Summer Break through August 16, 2016. The 2016-2017 school year begins on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. Have a safe and enjoyable summer!

National Blue Ribbon School

Another Blue Ribbon status for Boone County Schools! U.S Dept. of Ed named five Kentucky public schools (two from Northern Kentucky) as 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools.  Gray Middle School is now the second school in Boone County to receive such status.  Mann Elementary, on the same campus, is also a National Blue Ribbon School.  Congratulations to Gray Middle School!

Deparment of Education National Blue Ribbon

Golden Apple Award Winners

Congratulations to the following teachers for winning Golden Apple awards from the Northern Kentucky Education Council:  Melissa Dunn - Yealey Elementary School, Kyle Holloway - Erpenbeck Elementary, Beth Kamradt - Conner Middle School, Bill Kidwell - Gray Middle School, and Michelle David - Cooper High School.  A special congratulations goes to Mr. Holloway for being named the 2016 AD Albright Outstanding Teacher of the Year.

Two Boone County School District Teachers Named As Finalists For Kentucky Teacher Of The Year

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline™ have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2017 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA).  Kimberly Delaney from Longbranch Elementary School and Tricia Shelton from Cooper High School were among the recipients who are now finalists for the Kentucky Teacher of the Year.

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