Franklin County Public Schools

916 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601


P: (502) 695-6700
District News
FRYSC Workshop



“Partnering with parents and community to EMPOWER families.”

You are invited to a parent workshop sponsored by

FCPS & FISD Family Resource Youth Service Centers

“Keeping My Kids Safe Online” Internet Safety

Date: Friday, September 26th

Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm

Location: Paul Sawyier Public Library Community Room

Guest Speakers:

Sgt. Bill Collins – from the Kentucky State Police, Electronic Crime Unit

Denny Vincent – from Kentucky Center of School Safety

Free Lunch 11:30-12:00 Free Childcare & Guest Speaker 12:00-1:00



 

Frankfort Regional College Fair
Come to Western Hills on September 8th between 5:30- 7:30 PM to view a wide variety of colleges and begin planning your future. There will be representatives to answer any questions you have about colleges including enrollment, majors, and special programs. There will also be Financial Aid sessions every half hour in the Western Hills auditorium, this service is provided by KHEAA. We look forward to seeing you there! 
Free Office 365 Pro Plus for Students
In order to help our students prepare for success this school year, we’re providing Office to every student free of charge. With Office 365, you will now have access to the latest version of Word, for writing; Excel, for spreadsheets; PowerPoint, for presentations; OneNote, for organization and note taking; and much more.
• Install on up to 5 compatible PCs and Macs, plus 5 tablets (including iPad!)
• Use with OneDrive for automatic device syncing
• Office subscription lasts for as long as you are a student here and FCPS continues with this program

Follow these three easy steps to get Office for FCPS students:
1. Visit Office.com/GetOffice365
2. Click through to download & sign in with your FCPS email credentials NOTE: This offer is valid only for current, active FCPS students with email provided by FCPS.
3. On the download site, select your language and click install

Click the Read More link for more details
 
BPE LET's PLAY 3K
: Friday, Sep. 19th, 6:30pm

:100 Doctors Dr.   Frankfort, KY

:
Join Bridgeport Elementary in a 3K run/walk that encourages physical activity and raises funds for new playground equipment. The cost is $10 for student's and staff of FCPS, $15 for all other participants before September 19, $20 for race day registration.
If you'd like to register or volunteer, contact Amy Crumbaugh at amy.crumbaugh@franklin.kyschools.us

Register Online OR Download the attached form found by selecting Read More...
 
Franklin County Schools Attendance Update
We have updated our attendance policy and procedures.
A copy of the new policy is located on the district webpage on the Parents page.
Attendance Policy
Medical Excuse Form

You may also access the new policy in the student’s CODE of ACCEPTABLE BEHAVIOR HANDBOOK (which was given to every student in our school system.)
Together, we can work to improve student achievement and reduce truancy in Franklin County.

Kyle B. Sexton
Director of Student Services
 
Kentucky Child Care Assistance Program - New Applications August 4
The Kentucky Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) will start accepting new applications on August 4, 2014.
This program has been closed to new applicants since April 1st of 2013. Applicants who meet the criteria and income limits in the chart below may be eligible for this program to help working families with the cost of child care. Applications will not be taken earlier than August 4th and interested individuals may apply at their local Child Care Council of Kentucky office. Please check the following websites for updates and more detailed information:
http://chfs.ky.gov/dcbs/dcc/

Parents may apply beginning Aug. 4, 2014. Interested individuals may apply at their local CCC office (8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.), or applications will be accepted via fax or mail beginning August 4, 2014. An online Intent to Apply form is available at chfs.ky.gov/ccap. Information about office locations, a downloadable CCAP application, and related forms are available at www.childcarecouncilofky.com.
Click here for CCAP FAQ’s

For more information, call the Child Care Council at 1-800-809-7076


To be eligible for the Child Care Assistance Program you must meet the following criteria;

Free Digital Books from myON
Kentucky schools and families will have an opportunity to use a literacy program called myON for the summer! myON is an online digital offering of books Pre-K through High School.

Students and families will be provided free access to myON books for the summer reading challenge. myON will provide you with thousands of enhanced digital books that can be read anytime, anywhere there is an Internet connection. myON is also mobile on the iPAD, Android Devices, Kindle Fire HD as well as Chrome books.

The e-books will be available Monday, May 26 through August 30th, 2014. Go to: www.myon.com. Click on “log in now.” The login to access these items is: School name: KY READS, Kentucky Dept of Education; Username: read; Password: read). Start typing KY READS and then choose the rest from the list.
 
Upcoming Events
Labor Day - No school
Mon Sep 1 2014
School Board Meeting
Mon Sep 8 2014
School Board Meeting
Mon Sep 29 2014
EES Sept. SBDM Meeting
Tue Sep 30 2014
Fall Break
Mon Oct 6 2014
to Fri Oct 10 2014
School Board Meeting
Mon Oct 13 2014
School Board Meeting
Mon Oct 20 2014
to Mon Sep 29 2014
EES October SBDM Meeting
Tue Oct 28 2014

2014-15 Calendar
 
Links
 
School Start and End Times
Early Learning Village 7:50-2:50
Elementary Schools 7:45-2:40
Middle & High Schools 8:40-3:20
   
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