Bridgeport Elementary

10 Doctors Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601

P: (502) 875-8430
F: (502) 875-8432
New BPE Library Facebook Page!
The library media specialist here at Bridgeport has started a Facebook page to keep parents, teachers, and students informed about the great programs that are happening in connection with our school's library. Please take a minute to like her page.

Also if you have not liked the schools Facebook page please do so as well.

We look forward to connecting with you and your family to share all of the wonderful things that are happening at Bridgeport Elementary.
KSU Book Signing & Author Meet and Greet
Community Opportunity: Meet KSU graduate and children's book author Angela Wilkinson, who will read from her debut work, Donuts Don't Lie, at the Rosenwald Center for Families and Children on October 8 at 10am. 
BPS Tiger Times 10/2
Hi BPS families!
We just had another great Student of the Month Assembly-congrats to the students and their families who were chosen by their teacher for this honor for the month! The WHHS football team were our "entertainment" today! We always enjoy and appreciate them coming and sharing how important school is to them too! Thanks guys! It's great to see so many of our former students!
Also yesterday our school's KPREP test scores were released (individual student score info for parents has not come yet-it will be sent home when it does!) We were pleased that we did make lots of great progress and congratulate our students and staff on their accomplishments. KPREP is the state testing our 3-5th graders do each spring. They test in reading and math. 4th grade also tests in language mechanics. 5th also tests in social studies and on demand writing (it is combined w/ the 4th grade Lang mech score to give us an overall writing score). Students' scores fall into 4 categories: novice (earns 0 points), apprentice (earns 1/2 point), proficient (this is right on the level we want all students to score and they receive 1 point) and distinguished (for those who show most outstanding score). The combination of proficient and distinguished scores is used in many calculations. Overall we are still considered a "needs improvement" school but we are continuing to improve so also classified as "progressing". Overall we moved from 2013-14 score of 61.4 to 65.5 (67.2 was the cut off for proficient-we were so close!) As we've begun to analyze these scores we are making plans to strengthen our core instruction and supports for those who need them as well as challenge our more capable learners!
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BPS Tiger Times 9/25
Hi BPS families!
Thanks to all who participated in our "Let's Play" 3K event last Friday night! Proceeds go to continuing to purchase new playground equipment. Thanks to Amy Crumbaugh and her crew for their hard work! We estimate we raised about $5,300 from this amazing event!
High attendance day yesterday was fun too-thanks to all of our SUPER HEROS for being here all day and working hard! (We appreciate that every day!) We think our families are SUPER HEROS too for making this happen. Our attendance rate was 98.13%-pretty good!
Lots of great stuff going on here:
BPE Student Council Supports BENCH for Bradley
BPE Student Council is helping to get the word out about a community project involving the recycling of plastic lids to help build a bench in honor of the FHS student Bradley Camic.  All donations can be dropped off at Second Street School or Frankfort High School.  Thank you for your help in showing unity in our community.     
International DOT Day! Sept.15th
Bridgeport Students participated in International DOT Day this year when we celebrated the importance of making your mark on the world and making it matter. Our kids enjoyed reading the book the dot by Peter H. Reynolds, getting inspired by the The Dot Song, and making their own mark through their art work. See our International Dot Day slide show to view great pictures of our Bridgeport Tigers making their mark!  
BPE News Update 9-18-2015
Hi BPS families!
What a fun and busy week here! Grandparent lunches were great! We also we enjoyed our celebration of International DOT Day where we celebrated the importance of making our mark on the world and making it matter.
Be watching for your child(ren's) interim reports-they will come home with your child today to give you information on how he/she is doing this 1st 6 weeks of school. If you have questions or concerns please contact your child's teacher to set up a conference by phone or here in person. They always want to help!
Tonight is our annual "Let's Play" 3K event. It is not to late to sign up! I hope you and your family can participate! Proceeds go to continuing to purchase new playground equipment! We are excited that after 3 years of fundraising through this race as well as other programs, we have our 1st new piece here for our students to enjoy! Thanks to Amy Crumbaugh and her crew for their hard work!
Sept 21 @ 5:30 is our next sbdm mtng-join us!
MAP testing continues through 9/25-watch your child's newsletter to see when they will be taking these computerized reading, math and language mechanics tests-please always encourage them to do their best!
Our career fairs will be Sept 29 and 30-More info coming from our counselor, Maggie Farmer.
Fall Break will be Oct 5-9.
I hope you are enjoying getting these info emails as a way to keep up w/ all of the awesome stuff going on here @ BPS! Have a great weekend! Be safe!
Take care,

4th Grade Bluegrass Greensource Project
4th grade student s worked with a representative from Bluegrass Greensource to learn about Litter and the impact it has on our watershed areas. Since Bridgeport is build on a watershed area, it was particularly interesting to students as they worked in groups to pick up litter from the grounds surrounding the school.  
Grandparents Day 2015!
BPE welcomed Grandparents and hosted them for lunch this week on September 15th and 16th. We are so glad that so many grandparents were able to join us in celebrating the important role they play in the lives of our students.
International Literacy Day! September 8th
BPE students and staff celebrated International Literacy Day on September 8th.  Students learned about the importance role that literacy has in changing lives and helped to celebrate with others to bring global awareness to the value of learning how to read.  Kindergarten and first grade students made book chains to celebrate important books in their lives.  Second and third grade students made reading graffiti bulletin board paper displays about what reading is.  Fourth and fifth grade students watched a video about how reading changed lives and wrote journal reflections about how their life had been changed by reading.  BPE students and staff really came together to highlight the important role that reading plays in our everyday lives.      
Fall Break - no school
Mon Oct 5 2015
to Fri Oct 9 2015
All for Books
Mon Oct 12 2015
to Fri Oct 16 2015
Fall Festival
Sat Oct 17 2015
BPE SBDM Meeting
Mon Oct 19 2015
Class Pictures and Retakes
Tue Oct 20 2015
Fall Book Fair
Fri Oct 23 2015
to Fri Oct 30 2015

BPE Mission:
Students Today...Leaders Tomorrow!
BPE Vision: 
INSPIRE All students to learn, All teachers to teach, All families to support = All are successful!
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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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