Bridgeport Elementary

10 Doctors Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601


P: (502) 875-8430
F: (502) 875-8432
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Join Us for the BPE Let's Play 3K Friday, September 18th, 2015

Bridgeport Elementary Let’s Play 3K Run/Walk

Benefiting the physical activity opportunities for our students

Friday, 9.18.15

6:30 p.m.

Downtown Frankfort
Our students are thrilled to use the new piece of playground equipment that we were able to purchase with the fund we raised the last 2 years from Let’s Play 3K. We hope you will join us for this year’s Let’s Play 3K and spread the word. We moved the location to DOWNTOWN FRANKFORT starting and finishing on St. Clair and West Main Street. Our theme this year is SCHOOL /TEAM SPIRIT. We will have war paint stations set up for you to paint up like a warrior in your school or favorite team colors. Staff and Students of FCPS can register for a discounted rate of $12. All other participants $18, and race day registration is $25. REGISTER FAST!!!! Registration forms can be downloaded here by selecting Read More or sign up at Runsignup.com/Race/KY/Frankfort/LetsPlay3K
 

BPS Weekly Update 8-28-2015
Hi BPS families! Thanks for another great week with your kids! It's amazing that next week will already be September! I am so proud to shared that we have had 3 great weeks so far!

A special thanks to MiMi Gosney, our Family Resource Center Director who is retiring @ the end of this month. We wish her well and know she will be missed!
A dozen things to know/you can help with:

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Another Great Week Here at BPS! 8-21-2015
  Hi BPS families! We've had a really good whole 5 day week this week!  We've practiced lots of drills to know how to be safe! Enjoy the weekend and come back for more awesome learning on Monday!!!

A dozen things to know/you can help with:

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BPE School Supply Lists
We are looking forward to another exciting year at Bridgeport Elementary and we know you are too!  Please check the attached school supply lists to see what your child needs to prepare for the next grade level.   
Message from Mrs. Lail July 2015
 

Hi Bridgeport Families!!!

I hope you are having a fabulous summer! I also hope you are getting excited about our upcoming school year! It's hard to believe but it is almost time... I wanted to give you some quick information/reminders:

1. Our last "official" registration is Monday August 3rd from 12-6 pm. if you have any paperwork that needs turned in or updated this is a great time to do so! Also, we need your help-if you've gotten new neighbors or if you know of a family who has a kindergartener who may not know about registration-please share this information with them-thanks!

2. For all of our incoming kindergarten students we are hosting our BPS "Kindergarten Kamp" on August 4th from 8-1. We are so excited about this event. If you have or know of a kindergartener-please make sure they are registered and attend this fun event!

3. On Monday August 10th from 5:30-7 will be our Back to School Bash. This is a chance for students to find out who their teacher will be and to tour/bring their supplies to their classroom. It is also a chance for families to come and meet your new teacher and to listen to their presentation about her/his plans for the upcoming school year.

Schedule: 5:30-6:00 pm- teacher presentations in their classrooms for families

6:00-6:30 pm- a chance to check in school supplies or visit with others

6:30-7:00 pm- teachers will repeat their informational meeting in case families have more than 1 child

***Also, if your child is picked up in the afternoon-please stop and get your car tag so you are ready to go!

4. Wednesday August 12th is our students' 1st day of school. Doors open at 7:15 and students will go directly to their classrooms and we are started on a wonderful new year together! I can't wait!!!

5. We are still searching for a PTA president-if you are interested please let me know! This is such a vital organization to our school which has historically made many amazing things happen for our students but we can't get started until we find a president!

6. Our next SBDM meeting is Monday August 17th @ 5:30 in our library. Please come if you are interested. Our members include-teacher representatives: Holly Moore, Kim Sage-Sowder and Jenni Sutley (they are elected by their peers). Parent members- (elected by parents) are Maria Brown and Kathryn McCrystal. I serve as our chairperson.

7. Welcome to our 2 new regular education teachers: Joy Cudd who will teach 2nd grade and Stephanie Britton who will teach 5th. We are excited to have them both join our BPS family!

8. I am sure your young person has spent lots of time doing Compass Learning this summer! That is great-keep up the good work for 2 more weeks and I know they will have grown as learners over the summer! Also, keep reading!!!

9. You are also probably thinking about getting started helping your kids get back into the routines and schedules of school-bedtimes, getting up earlier, organizing etc. This is a good time to do so!

10. You may have already heard...school lunch prices are increasing this yr by $0.10. (10 cents)

Enjoy the rest of your summer! I look forward to seeing you soon!

Martha Lail, BPS principal



   
Accessing Compass Learning This Summer!
We hope that everyone has had a great start to their summer vacation and is taking every opportunity to read and learn. Please remember that Franklin County Public Schools use a program that is designed to help your child learn on an appropriate level for them. Students have had access to this program at school, but they can also log into Compass at home to practice skills, especially during summer. The log-in information is below: Web-site – www.thelearningodyssey.com

Student Login:

Username: _____________________ (student id number)
Password: _____________________ (birthday ex: 9/3/2004)
School: Franklin County (if it says ODYSSEY, simply click on it and type in Franklin County)
We encourage all of our students to continue to learn this summer using this program as well as other opportunities that may present themselves. For more information see the attachment on this article. We look forward to hearing about what students have learned in August.
 

4th and 5th Grade Battle of the Books Lists!
The books for the 2015-2016 FCPS Elementary School Battle of the Books competition have been selected and will make GREAT Summer Reads!  Pick up a copy at PSPL today!  We hope lots of Bridgeport kids get a jump on their reading this summer and start getting pumped up for the competition that will be held in the Spring.   
Please Return Car Rider Pro Tags
Bridgeport Car Rider Families:
We are so excited about our new dismissal system and are trying to get everything ready to go again next school year. If you did not get the chance to turn in your tag on the last day of school, please do so by dropping it off at the front office this summer or sending it in the mail to our school address (10 Doctors Drive). This is especially important for our 5th grade students who are moving onto the 6th grade and will not have a sibling at our school next year.
Thank you for your help and assistance in making sure all of our students stay safe.
 
Bridgeport Elementary Congratulates Artie Eastman who was named BPE Teacher of the Year!
Bridgeport Elementary is proud to announce that Artie Eastman is the recipient of this year's Teacher of the Year award. Mrs. Eastman is a hard working teacher that makes a difference in the lives of her students.  She is always putting Kids First and finds engaging ways to teach her lessons and keep students actively involved in what they are learning. Mrs. Eastman also co-coaches our Odyssey of the Mind team with Mrs. Lyons. She is very deserving of this honor. 
Bridgeport Elementary is Recognized as a Top Fundraiser for the American Heart Association
    Congratulations to Mrs. Crumbaugh and our Bridgeport Students and Families in raising $10,866.47 during our Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser. We greatly appreciate your participation and hope you take pride in knowing your contributions will help save lives. Bridgeport is proud to be recognized as a top fundraiser.  Read More for a letter Mrs. Crumbaugh received from the American Heart Association.
 
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BPE Mission:
Students Today...Leaders Tomorrow!
 
BPE Vision: 
INSPIRE All students to learn, All teachers to teach, All families to support = All are successful!
 
Students Will...
BE RESPECTFUL
BE RESPONSIBLE
BE READY TO LEARN
 

 
 
 
 
 
Bridgeport is Collecting Box Tops for Education!
 


Please continue to look for box tops for education labels on the products that you use.  Send them to school with your child and Mrs. Gosney will send them in for our school to earn $0.10 per label!  We appreciate your help making a difference for our school. 
 
 
Understanding Your Child's Grade:
Intermediate Students are grading on the following scale, as defined by the district on Infinite Campus:

A = 92% - 100%

B = 83% - 91%

C = 14% - 82%

D = 65% - 73%

F = 64% - 0%

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