Franklin County Public Schools

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Frankfort, KY 40601

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District News
Agriculture Commissioner of Kentucky Ryan Quarles Visits WHHS
On Monday, April 25th, Agriculture Commissioner of Kentucky, Ryan Quarles,
visited Western Hills High School. He was invited by the Young Republicans
Club which is sponsored by Anita Groenwoldt. Commissioner Quarles spoke
after school to around 25 students and teachers about bipartisanship and civic
involvement. Students from the Young Republicans Club, the Young
Democrats Club, and Geoff Cody's American Government classes attended.

Bridgeport's K-Kids Club Visit the Life House!
Mrs. Lail and her club K-Kids collected supplies for the animals at the Life House. They then delivered the items to the animal shelter this week. They were given the opportunity to see the impact they made first hand and meet some of the animals that they had helped. We are proud of all of the Bridgeport students who helped by donating supplies and our K-Kids for leading this initiative.
Attorney General Visits The Academy
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear visited The Academy today, where he talked with about 40 students. 
Google Certified Educator
FCPS is looking for motivated teachers to become certified Google Educators. Teachers who wish to become Google Educators must pass exams on Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Sites, and Google Docs & Drive. Additionally, a fifth test must be passed from these electives: Chrome Browser, Chromebooks, Google Play for Education or Android Tablets for Education. 
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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A Night with the Arts

The Franklin County High School Art Department would like to invite you to the 2nd Annual Student Portfolio Night in combination with the 23th Annual Vernissage Silent Auction. (Click "Read More" to continue reading.)

EMS Brings Home Awards at State STLP
Congratulations to:
Diana Vaughn, Shelby Ogden for receiving Best in Group 2016. 
Abe Alhamdani, Alexander Bentley, Cole Dudley, Sam Feldman, Leslie Fitzpatrick, Camden Good, Sawyer Hulette, Logan Johnson, Owen Kelemen, Sam Parker, Jake Parritt, Kaylee Payton, Amelia Peavler, Sanjana Rahman, Julia Rhorer, Amirah Shelton, Justice Wiser for winning 2nd in State Cinemania. 
Jake Parritt for placing 1st in the State in Art on Demand. 
BPE STLP Team Wins Second at State for Product: Kate School Safety Super Hero
Congratulations to the product team from S.T.L.P. that placed second in state for KATE School Safety Super Hero with their e-book about bullying titled Secrets Aren't Always Safe. To view this e-book 
Bondurant Students Prevail at STLP
It was a good day at the STLP State Championship for Bondurant last Friday!  Levi Belen won 1st place in the State in the Manipulated Image category. Garrett Foster won 2nd place in the State KSU/GIS Cartography category. The BMS Sumobot team (Garrett Foster, Sam Simpson, and Levi Belen) placed 3rd in State. Our Cinemania group (Matthew Meyer, Nikki Shouse, Morton McIntyre, Makayla Dees, Lincoln Mattox, and Madi Graves) placed 3rd in State.