Bridgeport Elementary

10 Doctors Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601


P: (502) 875-8430
F: (502) 875-8432
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Car Rider Safety Concerns
BPS families who bring your children to school in the mornings- We need your help! We’ve been asked by WHHS to see if we can solve the following safety issues, (I know we can!):

1. Please do not block the entrance to the WHHS parent/visitor drive.

2. Please be sure to stop before you drive straight across from Bridgeport through the WHHS drive to drop off your “big kids”

3. Please do not drive across and up the WHHS front drive as a way to beat the traffic @ the entry by exiting back out onto Doctor’s Drive there if you are not dropping off WHHS kids. They are sharing that folks who are doing this are moving way too rapidly. This is especially concerning since student drivers have to exit their parents’ vehicles on the same side as where these folks are cutting through.  

Smart Snack Calculator

Are your kids eating SMART Snacks? 
We are working hard to create a healthier environment for our school. Please send healthful snacks to school with your child. We have taken the guessing game out of it for you. Use the smart snack calculator to see how your child's snack measures up!
 
McKinney-Vento Education Program
McKinney-Vento Education Program
Who Qualifies for Service Opportunities?
  • Children and youth sharing housing due to economic hardship or loss of housing;
  • Children and youth living in motels, hotels, due to lack of alternative accommodations;
  • Children and youth living in emergency or transitional shelters;
  • Children and youth living in foster care placement;
  • Children and youth living in public places, cars, parks.
ServicesAvailable

Assistancewiththe following:

  • Enrollment
  • Transportation
  • Attendance
  • School Selection
  • Educational Resources  

Formore information contact

FRANKLINCOUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Deborah Wigginton
McKinney-Vento Homeless Coordinator
502.695.6700
Deborah.Wigginton@franklin.kyschools.us  

Taking Nominations for The Extra Mile Award!
"The McConnell Extra Mile Award provides an opportunity to recognize full time teachers and educators who are making outstanding contributions to students' lives.  The recipient of the award will receive a cash prize of $10,000." 

There are so many teachers here at Bridgeport Elementary that make a BIG difference everyday!  Please show them how much you care by nominating them for this award. 

EXTRA MILE AWARD NOMINATION FORM --> 
 
2013-2014 Lunchroom Price Changes

Families-

 

Some of the “extras” in the lunchroom have changed pricesand we wanted you to know so you could plan accordingly:

o  Snacksare now $0.35

o  If they purchase a sandwich only then they will get 1 packet of condiments(ketchup, mustard, mayo/salad dressing) as part of that meal

o  If they purchase a sandwich and fries they will get 2 packets as part of that meal

§ Extracondiments are now $.25

o  Bottledwater $.50-but they may still get a cup of water for no cost

Please contact or café if you have questions!  

After School Door Policy:
Info for families about security of building after school- We know everyone continues to want to help us make our building as secure as possible-this month we are sending some reminders:
From 3-3:30 the main office door is still open and monitored by office staff. At 3:30 it is locked. (Sometimes staff is exiting through this door and they check to be sure it is secured behind them. They do not allow anyone to enter as they exit.) If a teacher has a meeting, conference etc scheduled after this, they will come and wait in the office for the parent to arrive and will greet them and escort them to their classroom and then back out the main door.
 Families involved w/ Tiger Time use the bus loop door which is monitored by Tiger Time staff.

If a parent who is not picking up a child from Tiger Time comes to the bus loop door the Tiger Time staff contacts the appropriate teacher/staff to come help accordingly.
 Sponsors of any after school events have notified each family involved in the event of the particulars of student pickups etc. If questions, contact the given sponsor.
 If we are having a school-wide event then a staff member is assigned to monitor the main door.
 Thanks for helping us all stay safe. If you have any great ideas please let Mrs. Lail know!
 
Program Review Corner:
Each month I will be providing you with information about this part of our state assessment system. Not only do our 3-5th grade students take the state written assessment (combining multiple choice and constructed responses) now called KPREP in May but we also complete reviews of our programs including: *Arts/Humanities-dance, drama, music and art * Practical living/career studies-careers, health, physical fitness, consumerism  * Writing  * k-3 (primary program)  
READ ACROSS AMERICA CELEBRATION!
Through March 8th we are continuing to celebrate READ ACROSS AMERICA!  We have decorated our doors, been "caught reading", engaged in some Seuss Trivia, and this week we are dressing up SEUSS STYLE! 

1.)              3/4-3/8 Dress-Up for Reading: Dr. Seuss Style

Monday3/4: Fox in Socks Silly Sock Day

Tuesday3/5: The 500 Hats of Bartholomew CubbinsHat Day

Wednesday3/6: Oh The Places You’ll Go  - Favorite Vacation Shirt Day

Thursday3/7: The Foot Book Slippers Day

Friday3/8:   VOCABULARY PARADE!!!!! And Don't Forget to keep working on your Vocabulary Parade word/costume!  We can wait to see all of the creative words and ideas.   

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