Franklin County Public Schools

916 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601

P: (502) 695-6700
District News
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.
EMS Student Receives Honorable Mention
Noah Lyles, an 8th grader at Elkhorn Middle School, recently received an Honorable Mention in the 5th Annual "Capture the Earth" photography contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet. His photograph can be seen at :
CLE Boys Basketball Finish Strong Season
The 2014-2015 Collins Lane Elementary 5th Grade Boys Basketball Team finished a strong season this year.  The team finished 2nd place in the Regular Season and 3rd place in the Year-End Tournament.

Players from Left to Right:
  • Hithan Garla
  • Evan Bennett
  • Anish Penmecha
  • Chase Crume (4th grader)
  • Tyler Valentine
  • Lucas Nance
  • Xavier Cleveland
  • Jacob Williams
  • Xavion Reed
  • Jaylon Reed (4th grader)
  • Cameron McDonald (4th grader)
  • Alex Jackson (not in picture)
Head Coach: Darryl Aldridge Assistant Coach: Deron McDonald (not in picture)
FCHS FFA Greenhouse Opening April 30th
The FCHS FFA Greenhouse will open up for business on April 30th. They will be open Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. See the attached list for pricing.

FFA Greenhouse Price List 2015
Hearn Takes 2nd Place in 5 K!
Hearn Elementary School won second place in the school challenge at the Pro-Active for Life 5K Race held in downtown Frankfort on Friday, April 17. By participating in the school challenge, we encourage Hearn faculty, staff and students to be physically fit.  
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.
To prepare students for College and Career Readiness and to become contributing citizens.
To REINVENT Franklin County Schools to be the PREFERRED school district!
Upcoming Events
EES April SBDM Meeting
Tue Apr 28 2015
School Board Meeting
Mon May 4 2015
Thu May 14 2015
School Board Meeting
Fri May 15 2015
CLE SBDM Meeting
Mon May 18 2015
District Staff Day
Tue May 19 2015

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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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