Elkhorn Middle School: 1060 E. Main St, Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-695-6740 | Fax: 502-695-6745
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6th grade Battle of the Book Champions
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EMS Dance Team performs during pep rally
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EMS Cheerleaders perform during pep rally

Elkhorn Middle

You HERD It News

February 8, 2019

You HERD it news from the Mighty Elkhorn Middle School
For additional information on tick-borne disease in Kentucky, go to https://ky-dph.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Cascade/index.html… 

Next week at the Mighty EMS:

Monday Feb. 11th: Team Up Against Cancer - Wear Your Favorite Team Apparel

Tuesday Feb. 12th: Turn Out the Lights on Cancer - Wear Your Pajamas

Wednesday Feb. 13th: Cancer is Wack - Wear Wacky Clothes

Thursday Feb. 14th: Everybody Matters Day! - Wear Red to Support Survivors and Victims of Cancer

Friday Feb. 15th: White Out Cancer - Wear White (Lung Cancer Color); Pep Rally; School dance


Other announcements:


Baseball Tryouts 2019
Monday Feb 11th from 6-8pm @FCHS Batting Cages

Wednesday Feb 13th from 6-8pm @FCHS Batting Cages

Roster will be posted at EMS Friday morning.

Girls Soccer

Tryout information:

Lakeview Park

Monday 2/11 4 pm start

Tuesday 2/12 4 pm start

Wednesday 2/13 5 pm start


Track tryouts will start Feb. 11th and end on the 15th. If the weather is above 40 degrees we will be on the track after school. If not then practice will be in the gym at our scheduled time. All runners need to make sure they bring a copy of their physical and participation form.



10-noon on Saturday, Feb 16 @ FC field house.

Artwork Opportunity

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) is inviting school-age children across the Commonwealth to create and submit original artwork for a chance to win cash prizes in a tick-borne disease prevention poster contest sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Health Department.


-Submissions must be from a Kentucky resident enrolled in Kindergarten through 8thgrade.

-Posters must include at least one of the following prevention methods:

-Be aware of ticks when in or near wooded and brushy areas

-Check yourself for ticks at least once a day

-Remove ticks as soon as possible

-Use an EPA-approved repellent (DEET, permethrin, picardin or lemon eucalyptus)

-Posters can be no larger than 8 ½” x 11”

-Submissions for the poster can include any of the following: crayon, marker, watercolor, tempera, acrylic, collage or original photograph

-Poster must be postmarked by March 15, 2019

-Entry form must be completed (taped or glued to the back of the poster if mailed) or included in the email if scanned.

For more information and submission form (also attached), go to https://chfs.ky.gov/agenci…/…/dehp/idb/Pages/tick-borne.aspx and click on “2019 Tick-borne Disease Prevention Poster Contest Entry Form” or contact Tori Amburgey, Poster Contest Coordinator, at (502) 564-4478, Ext. 4270 orTori.Amburgey@ky.gov.

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Elkhorn Middle School Band supports Angel Tree in a big way…

EMS band students took on a special project this holiday season to support the community. As Band Director Chris Collins contemplated ways the band could do this year to help those in need, he realized that one of his band parents, Natalie Sayre, is a major in the Salvation Army. More +

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1060 E. Main Street
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Phone: 502-695-6740
Fax: 502-695-6745
Principal: Mr. Jeff Rhode

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