GT Visual Arts Informational Meeting
RESCHEDULED!!!!!   Any student interested in applying for Gifted and Talented (GT) Visual Art should attend an information meeting THIS FRIDAY,  Jan 30 immediately after school until 4:00pm.  Topics include:  portfolio requirements, letters of recommendations, behavioral checklist of artistic characteristics, and best practices on building a portfolio. Contact Jennifer.Sexton@franklin.kyschools.us for more info. 
"Cinder" Book Club
The next Book Club will be featuring the science fiction adventure “Cinder” (Reading Level 5.8/Points 14.0). This young adult book is full of twists and turns and will meet almost every BMS student’s AR goal. We will start on Monday, January 26th and will meet each day, Monday – Thursday until 5:00 and Fridays until 4:30. Please make sure students are picked up on time. Please contact Mrs. Kuhn (leigh.kuhn@franklin.kyschools.us ) if your child plans to attend to ensure a copy of the book is available. 
Sachem Symposium
“Sachem Symposium Series for parents of middle school students continues on Monday, February 9th from 5-6pm in the BMS theater. The topic of this meeting is ‘Bullying: What it is and What to do.’ Please call or Email Mrs. Graham with questions. (875-8440 or aimee.graham@franklin.kyschools.us ) 
Bondurant Art Exhibition
Congratulations! Bondurant has partnered with the Paul Sawyier Public Library and will be hosting our first student art exhibition with them for the month of January through February 13. The artwork will be on display in the lobby showcases. The library is located at 319 Wapping Street, Frankfort, KY 40601. Library hours: M-Th 9–8, Fri 9–6, Sat 9–5, Sun 1–5.  (Photo - artwork by Ethan Woolums, 8th grade)  
Makeup Snow Days
Makeup snow days will be Feb. 13 and 16th.​ 
Soccer
Starting Feb. 9th, boys soccer open field at Bridgeport Elementary every Monday, Thursday and Friday from 7:30-9:00 p.m. 
Ms. Artman's Chapter Chats
Ms. Artman’s Chapter Chats (Book Club) will be rescheduled for NEXT Wednesday, Feb. 4th from 3:30-4:30pm. 
Valentine Dance
Valentine dance is Feb. 11th. Anyone receiving any discipline referrals between TODAY and Feb. 11th will not be allowed to attend. 
Bondurant's Academic Team is Going to Regionals!
Bondurant's Academic Team tied for most overall team points and earned 2nd place overall in the team standings at the District 39 Governor's Cup Competition.

Both Quick Recall and Future Problem Solving finished 2nd, and BMS had 12 different students place top 5 in their Written Assessment areas to advance to Regional competition.

Read more for team members...
 
KUNA Scholarship Forms
KUNA scholarship forms are in the office for pickup. Completed application due by Feb. 10th. 
Phone Number Changes
Please notify the office with phone number changes. 
Bondurant Crowns Spelling Bee Champion

Gabriel True (6th grader) correctly spelled the word mercurial to take the crown of Spelling Bee Champion for Bondurant Middle School on Wednesday, Jan. 14th. He won a hard fought, seven round spelling battle against seven of the top spellers in the school to earn a trip to the County Spelling Bee on Wednesday, Jan. 21st, with a chance to move on to the State Spelling Bee held in Louisville in March.

Rounding out the top 3 in the contest were: 2nd place---Hasitha Ramisetti (7th grader), and 3rd place---Sarah Davidson (6th grader). Other participants were: Savannah Albers, Madison Quire, Kyle Reed, Kavya Vasudevan, and Aizik Delgado. Congratulations to all the participants, and good luck to Gabriel!  

BETA
Beta meeting for all students wishing to attend Convention next Wednesday Jan. 14 after school. Convention will cost a total of $180, but a deposit of $80 to hold your Convention spot is due to Ms. Lee by Friday, January 16th. The list of competitors for Beta Convention is posted on the bulletin board outside the library. 
KUNA
KUNA meets every Tuesday until 4:45.  
PTO Meeting
PTO meets Thursday, Feb. 19th at 5:30 in the library.  
Washington DC Trip Registration
8th grade Washington D.C. trip----- If you register after the February 6th deadline, please expect to pay for the trip in full at this time as well as a $50 late registration fee.
If a student or a parent is intending to travel, please CALL to enroll as soon as possible. EFExploreAmerica.com/Enroll 888-333-9756 Tour Number – 1559522RH
 
PTO Fundraiser
The PTO has a new school wide fundraiser. It's easy and won't require much time from you. It is the Kroger Community Rewards program. Each time you, a friend or family member shops at Kroger and uses a Kroger Plus card that has been registered, the PTO will earn money. Follow the link below to register your Kroger Plus card. We are listed as Bondurant Middle School PTO. https://www.kroger.com/communityrewards  
Battle of the Books Round Robin Competition
Let your child’s voice be heard as to which Battle of the Book title is the best. All students in all grades can participate. Press "Read More" and click on the Round Robin Flyer for more information.  
Visual Interpretation Activity
Would you like your child to earn extra credit in your Language Arts and/or Visual Arts class? Your child can earn extra credit, be prompted to read, have fun, and/or show off his/her artistic abilities with the Visual Interpretation Activity.  Press "Read More" and then click on the Visual Interpretation Activity Flyer to find more information.  
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. Box Tops now have expirations dates, so send in your donations soon!  
IC Campus Parent Portal
The Infinite Campus Parent Portal Program is the internet tool parents use to view assignments, grades and attendance for their children. You can also email teachers directly from the program.

Please fill out the Household Verification Form (attachment available for download - click on "Read More") if you have never created an account for parent portal in Infinite Campus. After you return the form to school, you will receive directions and your personal account number through email on how to set up your account. Due to the high amount of requests at the beginning of the year, it may take longer to receive your account information.

If you have already created an account in a previous year or with another child you will NOT need to fill out the Household verification form. You will simply use your username and password that you created. For privacy reasons, school personnel cannot see what password you created. Please be sure to keep record of this. If you have questions please email Rebecca Roberts at Rebecca.Roberts@franklin.kyschools.us
 
ADHD and Autism Support Groups
The FCPS Parent Resource Center will offer support groups for parents of children with ADHD and a separate support group for parents of children with Autism.  Meeting will be at the Early Learning Village every other month.ADHD support group will meet on Monday September 8th at 6 PM, Autism support group meetings will begin on Monday September 15th at 6PM.  
Kroger Cards and Labels for Education
Labels for Education bonus points can be awarded to Bondurant by anyone who uses a registered Kroger Plus card. To register your Kroger card, go to http://www.elabelsforeducation.com/Sites/Campbells_eLabels/Page/HomePage/ . You can also clip and redeem the UPCs to earn more Labels for Education points for Bondurant. This way the points can really rack up!  
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