Franklin County Public Schools

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Frankfort, KY 40601

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District News
Two FCHS Student Anglers Qualify for State
Congratulations to the team of Senior Student-Angler Alex Kropf and Sophomore Student-Angler Ethan Brooks on setting a new school record for highest finishing team at the KHSAA 2nd Region Tournament...Click "Read More" to continue reading and view photos from the event... 
Preschool Screening
The preschool screening is a free service for parents of 3 and 4 year old children who would like to find out if their child is eligible for public school preschool or Head Start for the 2015-2016 school year. Each screening will take approximately 60 minutes and will provide information about a child’s development in language, cognitive and motor skills. Our first screening will take place on May 15, 2015.
Please call 502-695-6700 to make an appointment to get your child screened.
Cougars Win Spring Fling
CLE archery participated in the Anderson County Spring Fling on April 18. After the last arrows were flung and the scores electronically tabulated, CLE finished first in the elementary division.   
FCHS has Four Governor's School for the Arts Selections

Congratulations to the following students for being recognized by the Governor's School for the Arts...

      • Elly Morris, Musical Theater Participant
      • Sydney Hendrix, Musical Theatre Alternate
      • Mea Graham, Vocal Music Alternate
      • Katie Tracy, Vocal Music Alternate
FCHS' Nava Wins Reforest Frankfort T-Shirt Design Competition
Congratulations to Karena Nava for winning the Reforest Frankfort T-shirt Logo Contest. Karena is a 9th grader and beat out a KSU student for the win. We are very proud of you Karena!


EMS Student Wins Regional Award
Elkhorn Middle School student Don Allen Slaughter received the Student Technology Award from the Central Kentucky Association of School Librarians Thursday evening.  
FCPS Middle School Battle of the Books
Congratulations to the Bondurant Battle of the Books team, winner of the first-ever FCPS Middle School Battle of the Books competition held at KSU.  
FCHS Baccalaureate & Graduation

FCHS Baccalaureate will be held Sunday, May 24, 2015, at 6pm in the FCHS Gymnasium.

FCHS Graduation 2015 will be held Sunday, May 31, 2015, at 6pm at The Frankfort Convention Center.  

Parent Workshop

You are invited to a parent workshop sponsored by FCPS & FISD Family Resource Youth Service Centers
“Drugs: Legal & Illegal: What you need to know.”
Date: Tuesday, April 21st Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm Location: Paul Sawyier Public Library Community Room
Guest Speakers: Nick Kilby –, Franklin County ASAP Council, Alcopops presented by FCHS
Free Lunch 11:30-12:00 and Free Childcare & Guest Speaker 11:45-1:00

Peaks Mill Showing Support
Peaks Mill's AWESOME Special Education Teachers showing support for Autism Awareness Day! ‪#‎autismawarenessday‬
Western Hills Bands score distinguished at KMEA District Assessment
This year the Wolverine Concert band scored a “1” and two “2”s in the prepared section of the assessment and a 1 in the sight-reading coming to an overall Distinguished rating. The WHHS Symphonic band received two "1"s and a "1-plus" in the prepared section and a 1 in the sight-reading room also averaging to be a Distinguished.
Western Hills High School students compete at the Annual KUNA convention in Louisville.
The entire delegation received a Delegation of Excellence award, which recognizes groups that excel in multiple areas and embody the spirit and purpose of the conference.  
Archery Team Moves On to State Tournaments
Eight years ago, Warren Mitchell and Kelly Carr started an archery team at Bondurant Middle
School as part of the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). In the
coming months and years this new team gained massive support and popularity.
Bridgeport Odyssey Team State Champions!
Bridgeport Odyssey of the Mind team competed at the state tournament Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Union, Kentucky. The team selected the long term problem of Runaway Train in which they built a vehicle that traveled on a track system completing obstacles. The team also developed a skit to accompany their problem. The team placed first in their division and will be advancing to Worlds!!
Team members are: Nikhil A., Bryce B., Aathman B., Kaylee J., and Sanjna R.
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.

Nominee Qualifications
Any full time educator in a public, private or parochial school system is eligible for the award. The teacher must be a full time classroom teacher, coach or administrator who has demonstrated exceptional contributions in classroom, school, and community activities.
The nominee should:
1. Set an example;
2. Be able to inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities;
3. Have respect and admiration of students, parents, co-workers, and administrators;
4. Active and outstanding leadership roles in their communities as well as in their schools community activities;
5. Go the extra mile.

Click Read More for more information and form.
Westridge STLP Students Shine At State Championships
On Thursday, March 26th, 2015, 39 Westridge students competed in the State STLP Championships held at the Lexington Convention Center and Rupp Arena. Although the event contained over 5,700 students from around the Commonwealth, Westridge students managed to shine and earned multiple awards. 
Westridge Academic Team Continues Tradition of Excellence
On March 28, Westridge Elementary competed in the region 19 KAAC Governor’s Cup Competition placing 4th out of 18 schools.  
FCHS Student Art Viewable Online
Franklin County High School artists are taking over the spotlight! Ms. Tanguay has teamed up with Artsonia, -- the world's largest online kid's art museum -- to display her students' artwork. Anyone can view the school gallery online Visitors can browse the artwork in the school gallery by grade level, or by specific exhibits. Franklin County High School students join thousands of students from over 130 countries whose artwork is showcased on Artsonia. Family members can purchase keepsakes imprinted with the child's artwork, with Artsonia donating 20 percent of their annual product revenue back to school art programs. Join us in celebrating our student artists and all their hard work. 
Hills classes prepare for international summer trips
It’s normal for students enrolled in foreign language classes to crave adventure but it’s extraordinary when their desire is fulfilled.  Rachel Medina, the Spanish teacher, and Lucy Rini, the French teacher at Western Hills, are each taking a group of students on an international trip. Rini’s class will go to France this summer and Medina’s will go to Peru in the summer of 2016.  
WHHS DECA Succeeds at Regional and State Competitions
On Monday and Tuesday of this week the WHHS chapter of DECA competed in their regional and state competitions and returned victorious.
John Robertson – 1st place in KY Finance
Taylor West – 1st Place KY Hospitality & Tourism
Connor Graves – 1st Place KY Marketing
Thomas Bennett – 2nd Place KY Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Teddy Emberton – 3rd Place KY Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Darby Taylor – 1st Place Human Resources Management
Nick Johnson – 4th Place Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Madison Wallace & Rachel Wallace – 1st Place Business Law & Ethics
Tyler Anglin & Landon Arflack – 3rd Place Sports & Entertainment Marketing Promotion
Patrick Foley & Malachi Reardon – 4th Place Sports & Entertainment Marketing Promotion
  Abigale Wilson – 1st Place Business Finance
Grayson Arnold & Eli Sutton – 4th Place Sport Marketing Team Decision
  Rachel and Madison Wallace ended up winning the State Competition in Business Law & Ethics.
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