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The Village News
Inaccurate Article In State-Journal
ELV Parents:

I’ve heard from several parents this morning who read an inaccurate article in today’s State-Journal. The article states that a parent flashed a hand gun at the Early Learning Village earlier this month. That is simply not true.

The incident reported by the State-Journal did NOT occur at the Early Learning Village, nor did it occur at any other Franklin County Public School. We understand the State-Journal received inaccurate information, but have asked them to correct the story.

I want to assure every ELV parent that if such an incident had in fact occurred at our school, we would
have notified you immediately. We are committed to the safety of each of our students and recognize the importance of keeping parents informed of any issue related to your child’s safety.

The article also incorrectly states that the Franklin County Public Schools charge a fee of $5 if a parent is not home to receive a child off the school bus. That is not true: We do not charge any fee in that situation.

I hope this clarifies the situation and addresses your concerns. Of course, please feel free to contact me d
irectly if I can answer any questions.

Our entire staff appreciates the privilege of working with your child.


Larry Murphy, ELV Principal  

School Will Be In Session!
In order to make-up three school days that were cancelled in January due to inclement weather, school WILL be in session on Friday, Feb. 17, Monday, Feb. 20 and Friday, March 17. More dates will be posted in the event of additional closures. 
Bornlearning Academy

Each United Way bornlearning® Academyworkshop will be held at the Early Learning Village on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 5:30 – 7:00.

Each workshop will be facilitated by Kendra Quire and coordinated by Jill Payne.

Meeting Dates:

February 16       Workshop 5 : How Children Learn
March 16           Workshop 6 : Routines and Learning on the Go

Meeting Format:

5:30 Family dinner in the cafeteria

6:00 Parents : Library
       Children : Childcare

6:30 Parents and Children Together for short Activity in the Library

Please contact Jill Payne for more information or to sign-up for a workshop.

Jill Payne, Early Learning Village FRC Coordinator or 352.2590  

 Dates for Registration at the Early Learning Village
Children must turn 5 on or before August 1st.

Thursday, March 16, 2017   8:00 - 6:00

Thursday, April 13, 2017     8:00 - 6:00
Thursday, April 20, 2017     8:00 - 6:00

Thursday, May 11, 2017      8:00 - 6:00
Thursday, May 18, 2017      8:00 - 6:00  
If you would like to receive a ONE CALL Text alert, then please text the word ALERT to 22300. 

ELV is using Facebook to communicate important
school information, dates, and celebrations to our
                                                        friends and families.

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Attendance H.E.R.O.
The Early Learning Village will be using ATTENDANCE H.E.R.O. to promote the importance of daily attendance. Each month our students will have a day to show off their H.E.R.O. pride. Also, the classroom with the highest attendance will have the honor of displaying the ATTENDANCE H.E.R.O. Cape!  
Sight Words
Student are encouraged to learn their Sight Words!

First 24 Sight Words:

























Adventure Club Wrap-Around Program
The Adventure Club Wrap-Around program is for four year old     pre-school students who attend either the morning or afternoon session of pre-school.

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
$30 Registration fee
$110 Weekly fee
Child Care Assistance accepted

Contact Yvette Collins, ASP Director, for more information.

Franklin County Public Schools & Blue Grass Head Start Community Center will be conducting preschool screenings.  The screening is a free service for parents to see if their child is eligible for public school preschool or Head Start. Each screening will take 60 minutes and will provide information about a child’s development in language, cognitive and motor skills.

WHO? 3 and 4 year old children
HOW? Contact the Franklin County Board of Education at        
            695-6700 to make an appointment
WHERE? Blue Grass Head Start ~ 955 Leestown Lane, Frankfort, KY 40601  
2016 - 2017 School Calendar
Attached is the 2016 - 2017 calendar, as approved by the Franklin County Board of Education on January 25, 2016.
FCPS Calendar 2016-17.pdf
Helping Your Child Become a Better Reader!
Early exposure to reading comprehension questions and story details will help strengthen your student's ability to process what they read. They will become better readers as they continue to connect what they read to what they already know.

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The Village
Doors Open - 7:15
Instruction Begins - 7:40
School Ends - 2:30
200 Laralan Avenue
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Telephone: 502.352.2585
Fax: 502.352.2586

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