State MathCounts
Bondurant had its best ever showing at MathCounts, finishing 4th in the state this weekend at the competition in Bowling Green. The Braves' previous best showing had been 12th in the state. The team of Ahmad Ateyeh, Kobe Staude, Nikhil Akula, and Anish Penmecha brought home the trophy for BMS. Nikhil Akula finished 4th in the state as an individual, and due to his top 4 finish he will be a member of the KY team competing at National MathCounts later this spring in Orlando, FL. Besides the honor of being the first BMS student ever on the KY MathCounts team, Nikhil also earned a full-tuition scholarship to UK or UofL. Congratulations to Nikhil for this great accomplishment! Ahmad Ateyeh also finished 18th as an individual to round out the balanced team effort for Bondurant. Congratulations to all team members for their amazing performance this weekend!  
Football practice Thursday 6:30-7:30. 
Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award Winners
CONGRATULATIONS to Franklin County Public Schools teachers, Cheryl Nance and Jennifer Meo-Sexton, for being selection as finalists for the 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year. They were selected from all applicants to the select group of 24 finalists with Ms. Nance being one of eight elementary teachers and Ms. Meo-Sexton one of eight middle school teachers. Good luck to each as they progress through the process.  
Erika Hancock Elected to Superintendent Search Committee
Erika Hancock won the runoff election for a parent representative to serve on the Superintendent Selection Committee. Ms. Hancock's election finalizes the committee's membership as follows:

Name - Representative
Brian Tackett - Teacher
Annie Wheatcraft - Teacher
Chuck Fletcher - School Board Member
Larry Murphy - Principal
Erika Hancock - Parent
Trampus Penn - Classified Staff
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Golf practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays, weather permitting, at 4:00 at Juniper Hills. 
BMS Wins 7th Grade Battle of the Books
Congratulations to the Bondurant 7th Grade Battle of the Books team who conquered Elkhorn Middle in an excellent battle today! It was obvious that they did some serious reading to prepare for this competition. Way to make Bondurant proud. 
Car Riders
Car riders MUST be picked up in the car rider lot (side of building) and no where else!!! No picking up out on the road!! Safety is very important for our students!! 
BMS Wins 6th Grade Battle of the Books
Congratulation to the Bondurant 6th Grade Battle of the Books team who conquered Elkhorn Middle in a very close battle today. (Left to right: Zara VanHoose, Emily Rudic, Ava Goins, Raine Hankins, Mason Wooldridge and Aathman Bhavaraju).  
March of Dimes Fundraiser
"Bondurant's Best Looking Leg" contest will run Apr. 19-28th. Ask your student for more details. This will be a fun way to raise money for the March of Dimes. Let's help premature babies have a leg to stand on!! 
Aviation Camp
For any students interested in Aviation Camps this Summer, please visit the BMS Counseling Corner website for more information:  
No School Days
April 28 and May 1---NO SCHOOL (professional development)  
BMS SBDM Nominations
BMS is now accepting nominations for parent representatives for the School Based Decision Making Council (SBDM) for 2017-18. Two parents will be elected and any parent/legal guardian interested must have a brief bio in the office by April 28th.The meetings are held the last Monday of the month at 4:00 p.m. The election will be Wednesday, May 8th. 
Book Fair is Coming!

The Book Fair is coming to the Bondurant Library on May 2-5. The online book fair ( ) will also available April 19 – May 9 and the books will be delivered to the school around May 15th with no shipping charges. Proceeds from the in-school and online book fairs help fund Bondurant library purchases and activities.  

KPREP Testing Dates
May 10-16 KPREP testing (Please do not schedule any appointments during this time. Attendance is VERY important!!) 
AR Cutoff
AR cut off is May 19th. ALL library books must be turned in or paid for by May 23rd to be able to participate in Field Day on May 24th. 
BMS STLP State Championship Results
CONGRATS!!! Bondurant had a good time at the STLP State Championship and Expo yesterday and had a few groups or individuals place -
Sanjna Raj - placed 2nd in State for her Digital Art Piece "Windy Summer Day"
Garrett Foster - placed 2nd in State for his KSU/GIS/Maps Cartography Project "Solar Mapping Project"
The RCX Team "Squadbots 2.0" (Quinn Oney, Conner Hill, Ahmad Ateyeh, and Daniel Ward) placed 9 out of 24 teams in the State (just getting invited to State from regionals is tough)
The Sumobot Team of Kobe and Luke Staude placed in the top 5 teams in the State
PTO Requests Kroger Community Rewards Signups

PTO needs your help again this year. August is re-enrollment month for the Kroger Community Rewards program. Even if you are already a participant, you need to re-enroll for Bondurant to continue receiving rewards based on your purchases. If you are not already participating in this program, TODAY is a good time to start! Go to and click on community to get started. Thank you so much for supporting PTO!
Box Tops, Labels for Education, Tyson A+, Ink Cartridges and Old Cell Phone/Tablets Donations
The BMS PTO supports a homeroom competition each trimester. The homeroom with the most donations of Box Tops for Education, Labels for Education, Tyson A+, Coke Rewards, used ink cartridges and old cell phones/tablets wins a party. Please continue to save your items over the summer so your child can turn them into his/her homeroom teacher at the beginning of the new school year. Thank you for supporting the BMS PTO. 
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