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Attention 8th Grade Girls
The FCHS Dance Team coach would like to invite any and all 8th grade girls that are interested in trying out for the 2015-2016 FCHS Dance Team to an informational meeting. Parents are welcome to attend but not necessary. Coach will send info home with the girls about a parent meeting at a later date.

Place: Elkhorn Middle School Theater

Date: Thursday Feb. 19th

Time: 3:45  

EMS Archery Finishes 3rd at Regionals
Elkhorn Middle School had a great showing at the regional tournament this past weekend. The team finished in 3rd place over all with a score of 3206. Individual archers that medaled include Sydney Scott who finished 4th in the middle school female division with a score of 276. Logan Goode finished in 3rd place for the middle school male division with a score of 279. We would like to wish the Elkhorn Archery team the best of luck as they continue on their journey to the State tournament. Go Elks!!! 
EMS Wins District Governor's Cup
The EMS academic team took 1st place in the district Governor’s Cup competition this past Saturday. The team also won the Hume Sportsmanship Award.  Quick Recall placed 1st overall (Team members include: Sasha Sairajeev, Parks Mason, Allen Slaughter, Noah Lyles, Sanjana Rahman, Camden Good, and Cooper Hendrix) Future Problem Solving placed 1st overall (Team members include: Parks Mason, Julia Blackburn, Caitlyn Barnes, and Olivia Hagg) Read more for more award winners...  
EMS Academic Team Qualifies for State
The Elkhorn Middle School Academic Team placed 2nd in Quick Recall held Saturday, January 31st at Anderson County Middle School. The Elks lost to North Oldham in the championship. There were 8 teams in the bracket (N. Oldham, Elkhorn, Woodford Co., Bondurant, Shelby East, Shelby West, St. Aloysius, and Royal Springs). Team members include: Sasha Sairajeev, Parks Mason, Allen Slaughter, Tre Taylor, Cameron Smith, Noah Lyles, Sanjana Rahman, Camden Good, and Cooper Hendrix) Individual students advancing to state March 14-16th in Louisville: Sasha Sairajeev (Math) Julia Blackburn (Written Composition)  
Boys Intramural Basketball
Sign up forms are in the front office.  They should be completed and returned by February 20.  
MAKEUP DAYS
School WILL be in session BOTH February 13 and February 16 to make up for days missed.  

For the past few months Bondurant has been running an informational series for parents of middle school children. The next meeting is on Tuesday February 9 from 5-6pm, coinciding with the BMS/EMS basketball games. Bullying is the topic because of its pertinence in Kentucky news as of late. I would like to extend an invitation to EMS parents to this meeting. Information presented will take a balanced approach to identify, prevent, and cope with bullying in the middle school setting. Resources will be provided to parents and SRO Monty Chappell is invited to present information as well. Any parent in attendance will receive $1 off the cost of admission to the ball game that evening.  
School News Now on SchoolTube
To watch the daily WELK News, please visit our channel on School Tube. 
http://www.schooltube.com/channel/welknews/
 
Spelling Bee Winner
A BIG shout out to our 3 finalists:
6th grade: Laken Ellis
7th grade: Sanjana Rahman 8th grade: Chaz Broughton The winner and representative of Elkhorn Middle School is………..Sanjana Rahman!!! She will now compete at the district level on Wednesday, January 21st. Our second place winner is Laken Ellis.
 
Caught Doing Something Good Award
The PTSA is happy to present an award program for EMS students who are “Caught Doing Something Good”. EMS staff can nominate a student that they catch "doing something good”. This can be before school starts, during the school day, or at after school activities.

No good deed should go unnoticed, so all nominees will be honorable mentions and receive recognition on the ELK news and social media sites. Three good deeds (one per grade per month) will be deemed the winners and receive a prize package including a school store gift certificate, a certificate of recognition given to them in our special segment on the ELK news, recognition on our social media sites and be entered into a drawing for an iPad mini (winner drawn at the end of the school year).

We hope that this will help to highlight the great students at EMS and encourage kindness through out our school and community. If you have any questions or would like to get involved in this program, please post here or email us at emsptsanews@gmail.com.
 
School Store
Beginning this Friday 12/5, we will have a school store every Friday morning from 8-8:35.We will have many items, pencils, pens, erasers, bookmarks, school spirit items and much more, all items priced from $.25 to $2.00!! We will also be selling school t-shirts at the store, $10 each. Be sure to bring $$!

The store is sponsored by the PTSA and funds will be used to support school needs!

 
Start and End Times
Doors open in the morning at 8:00.  Classes begin at 8:40. 
Classes dismiss at 3:20 in 3 waves.  Waves 1&2 are busses.  Wave 3 is walkers and car riders.  Parents who are picking up students should park in a spot rather than along the sidewalk.
 
Afternoon Dismissal Reminders
*please be cautious and attentive when driving through the parking lot.
*adhere to the posted speed limit
*please be courteous and yield to the students crossing the cross walk.
*please park in a parking spot in lieu of parking in the road next to the curb. Drivers may not be able to see a student trying to cross if they are hidden by a vehicle parked at the curb.

 
Twitter with EMS
  Twitter with EMS
See the link on the right side of this page near the bottom.
Thanks Mr. Faris
 
 
 
EMS Vision


 
Elkhorn Middle School
1060 East Main St.
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone (502) 695-6740

 
Administration
Assistant Principal Mr. Kevin Faris
Guidance Counselor Mrs. Wendi Rogers

Youth Services Center
Director Ms. Beckee Seals
 
Office Staff
Attendance Mrs. Brandy Clay
Bookkeeper Mrs. Silvia Viso
 
Calendar
CLE SBDM Meeting
Mon Mar 16 2015
CKEA (No School)
Fri Mar 20 2015
Spring Break
Mon Apr 6 2015
to Fri Apr 10 2015
CLE SBDM Meeting
Mon Apr 20 2015
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