Franklin County Public Schools

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Frankfort, KY 40601


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District News
New Principal Named for Elkhorn Elementary
Superintendent Chrissy Jones and the Elkhorn SBDM council are pleased to announce that our new principal will be Mr. Matt Osborne.

Mr. Osborne is a former teacher at Elkhorn Elementary School, where he taught from 2008 until 2011. He has also been a teacher in Scott County at Eastern Elementary School. For the past four years Mr. Osborne served as the assistant principal/curriculum resource administrator in Jessamine County’s Brookside Elementary School.

Mr. Osborne has posted a letter for staff, students, and families. Read it here.  
School starts Thursday, August 11th! Important Back to School Info...
The first day of school for students is Thursday, August 11, 2016, so it's not too early to be planning for key dates like registration, back to school bashes and other important events. It's also time to start shopping for school supplies, so we've provided school supply lists for each school here! 
FCHS AFJROTC Attends OVLS
Attached you will find a press release of the FCHS AFJROTC's recent attendance at the Ohio Valley Leadership School, held at Wright State University and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, near Dayton, Ohio.

https://drive.google.com/…/0B5WEGngaw7JpSEhhRFEyWFk2T…/view…  

Peaks Mill Drumhead Art Project
From Ms. Melanie (Peaks Mill Art Teacher):
The Drumhead project for Mayor Bill May's Band is finished! This has been a great opportunity for Peaks Mill Students! Mayor May is using the Drumhead as an outlet to talk to the community on the importance of Arts Education in schools. His jazz band will play at the concert series downtown Frankfort using the Peak's Mill Elementary Drum Head on August 5th. Keep an eye out for other appearances as well. #TheBillMayBand#PeaksMillElementary#SupportArtsEducation

 
2016-17 School Calendar
We realize summer just started, and that many of you are still recovering from the past school year! But we want to help you plan your vacations and other summer activities. So here is a friendly reminder that the first day of school for students is Thursday, August 11. View the 2016-17 Calendar as it was approved by the Board of Education in January. 
FCPS to offer free meals this summer
The Franklin County Public Schools will provide free meals to children this summer under the state’s Summer Food Service Program. Seven locations will provide free meals to anyone under 18 years of age, while children who are enrolled in any of six camps and summer programs will also be provided meals. 
New principal named for Hearn Elementary
We are pleased to announce the selection of Tina Cooper as the next principal at Hearn Elementary School. Ms. Cooper has served as an elementary educator for 22 years. She taught third and fourth grades and currently is finishing her seventh year as the curriculum and instructional coach at Simmons Elementary School in Woodford County. Ms. Cooper brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Hearn Elementary School. join us in welcoming her to the Franklin County Public Schools! 
Jumpstart 2016 Accepting Applications
Attention all 5th grader and 5th grade parents: Elkhorn Middle School has announced dates for 2016 Jumpstart. Jumpstart is a time when incoming 6th grader become familiar with EMS, its procedures, and its teachers. Please complete the attached sheets and return to EMS. 

Who: Incoming 6th Grade Students
Dates: July 11 – 15th

Time: 8:30 a.m. to noon 
                                                      Cost: Free!

Where: Elkhorn Middle School
Deadline for bus transportation: June 15th

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Mission - 
To prepare students for College and Career Readiness and to become contributing citizens.
 
Goal - 
To REINVENT Franklin County Schools to be the PREFERRED school district!
 
Belief Statements -  
ALL STUDENTS
  • are our number ONE priority
  • will engage in high quality instruction in a nurturing environment
  • will achieve at high levels
  • will become responsible and independent learners
  • will share in the responsibility of their own learning
  • will utilize 21st century skills (critical thinking, creativity, communications, collaboration and commitment) 
  • will succeed through the combined efforts of the Franklin County Public Schools, families and our community

 
Upcoming Events

2016-17 Calendar
Approved 01/25/16
 
School Start
& End Times
 
Early Learning Village
7:40a - 2:30p
 
Elementary Schools
7:45a - 2:40p
 
Bondurant Middle
8:30a - 3:20p
 
Elkhorn Middle & High Schools
8:40a - 3:20p 
   
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