Hiseville Elementary News

2015 BC Schools Golf Tournament

1st Day of Pre-School

We would like to welcome our NEW CARDINALS to Hiseville Elementary!!!!

BCHS Cheerleaders Host Cheer Clinic

BCHS Cheerleaders will host a cheer clinic on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at the Barren County High School gym.  The clinic will run from 9:00 - 12:00 and the cost is $25 per child and will include a t-shirt, and snacks.  Click here for more information & registration form.  

STOP ARM VIOLATIONS

Last school year, over 13 million stop arm violations occurred in the United States.  Read more.........

Barren Receives Grant Funds for Three Projects

The Barren County School District has been awarded a $5,500 grant from the WHAS Crusade for Children grant. Grant funds will be used to provide a desktop embosser and a Mountbatten Writer and Learning System to better serve visually impaired students.

Barren County Schools also received a $5,000.00 Farm to School grant. Funds will be used to place tower gardens in each of the district elementary schools and to support gardening and agriculture education at Barren County Middle School with the purchase of materials to support the school’s greenhouse program.   

The Barren County School District also received a Fresh Fruit and Vegetable grant from the KY Department of Education.  These grant funds will be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables for use in the cafeteria at Park City Elementary.

Little League Football & Cheerleader Signups Ending

Barren County Little League Football & Cheerleader sign-ups will be coming to a close TONIGHT, Thursday, August 13th at Jackie Browning football Field from 5:30-7:30pm.  Cost for Football player's grades 1st-6th will be $40 and Cheerleaders grades K-6th will be $40.  Financial hardship opportunities may be available upon request for any student needing assistance.  You must bring birth certificate, proof of health insurance & payment with you to sign-ups.  Also, please like us on Facebook or sign up on REMIND to keep up on important information regarding the season.  Hope to see you there! 

Jeff Richey, Coordinator

College & Career Spirit Day

Burgundy & Gold Spirit Day

Burgundy & Gold Spirit Day

BC Employee Wellness & Weight Loss Challenge

Click on the link below to register. This will help us get more information about the upcoming challenge to you: http://goo.gl/forms/5fZaZCuapv

Have you been reading? #BCReads


Don't forget to log your books on the 
?#‎BCReads? webpage for your chance to win! Click the link above to see the latest winners!

No Charge Meals at BC Elementary Schools & CSC

BARREN COUNTY JUNIORS EXCEED STATE ON 2015 ACT MEASURE

The recent release of ACT scores for Kentucky High School Juniors indicate that Barren County students continued the trend of increasing performance on this measure of college readiness.    Click here to read the recent press release.

Barren County Approved For Non-Traditional Instruction Days

"iLearning @ Home" Days being planned to reduce impact of missed days due to weather or other events.  Read more about it the state approved waiver here.

Barren County Schools Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment for All Barren County Schools
July 9th from 12:00 - 6:00 pm. 

All Barren County School Locations

Barren Schools Website Gets New Look!

The week of July 1, Barren Schools will launch a new website design.  There may be times during the change over that the site will be unavailable as all links and pages are checked.  We recommend that you make a shortcut to your webmail and IC if needed during this week.
 

Nutrition Services: Summer Information

Student account balances can be paid at the Board of Education during regular business hours. For graduates who have a positive balance, refunds can be made at the same location.

Free Summer Feeding Sites for all children under the age of 18 are available NJE throughout summer months for breakfast and lunch.  Check out the summer feeding mobile stops for more locations.

Join The FUN This Summer! #BCREADS

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BC Cross Country Ribbon Cutting and Dedication

Please join Barren County Board of Educatioin
and Barren County High School for a
Ribbon Cutting and Dedication of the new Cross Country Course
Sunday, June 7, 2015 *  2-4 pm
Barren County High School

BCHS Track & Field

Congratulations to the BCHS  students Nick Mabe, Hunter Hohmann & Summer Coots who will be competing in the KHSAA State Track & Field Championships this Saturday at Lexington, KY.  Watch Live via webcast or live updates..

http://khsaa.org/sports/spring/track/

Teachers Recognized for Outstanding Service

Barren County Board of Education recognized the following teachers at the May Board Meeting.
Elementary Teacher of the Year - Debbie Dickerson

Middle School Teacher of the Year - Olivia Dooley
High School Teacher of the Year - Karen Maxwell

Techie Teacher of the Year - Chasity Shipley
Techie Classified Person of the Year - Rhonda Costlow

School Lunch Hero Day

  Help celebrate National School Lunch Hero Day on May 1, 2015 as a way to honor the Nutrition Services Staff across the nation and at Barren County Schools.  The professionals in the Nutrition Services departments of Barren County Schools work diligently each day to provide nutritious, appealing meals for all students in addition to providing food for students in the summer.  Whether it's putting their heart into making food or showing care and concern for students, the Nutrition Services staff help create a memorable culture in a school.  So, please take time to thank your cafeteria staff on Friday!

To learn more about School Lunch Hero day, click the link below:

http://www.schoollunchheroday.com

 

Barren Schools Compete at State STLP Championships

This year approximately 110 students from across various Barren County Schools qualified to compete in the STLP State Championships, which were held on Thursday, March 19, 2015 in Lexington, KY. The State Championship allows students from across the state to come together and demonstrate for other students, school and community persons what they know and can do with technology.   Click Read More for full story!

Barren County Elementary Students Excel at KAAC Regional Academic Event

Students and teams from all seven elementary schools in the Barren County District competed at the 11th Region KAAC Governor’s Cup Academic Competition for the area elementary schools.  The events culminated with competitions on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Memorial Elementary School in Hart Co.

BC Community Fashion Show

Join us today at 12 for a day of fashion, fun, prizes, and shopping! Hosted by BC business and marketing students and 21st Century Community Learning. 

Barren County Holds Active Shooter Drill for Staff

(Glasgow, KY 3-13-15).  Barren County Schools, in collaboration with The Barren County Sheriff's Department, will participate in an active shooter training exercise on Monday, March 16th.  The day of scheduled drills will involve staff only, and no students will be present.  This simulation demonstrates the school district's commitment to being proactive and responsive in the event of a real emergency.   

District 42 KAAC Governor's Cup Results

North Jackson Elementary School hosted the District 42 KAAC Governor’s Cup Academic competition on Saturday, February 28, 2015.  Ms. Ellen Blevins served as the Chief Official.  North Jackson Elementary was overall Runner Up in their division.  From Barren County, students from Hiseville Elementary, Red Cross Elementary and Park City Elementary participated.  Highland Elementary also competed in this District Governor’s Cup.

Barren County District Science Fair & Art Showcase Results

Barren County Schools hosted the annual District Science Fair for grades 5-7 on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.    The District conducted an Art Showcase that allowed each school to showcase the artistic talents of many students.  Read more about the event with the attached press release.

Annual Wellness and Nutrition Report Card Forum

March 12, 2015

Barren County Middle School - 4:30 PM

Time Changes Sunday March 8th

National School Breakfast Week

Barren County Nutrition Services will be serving "Brunch for Lunch" on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in celebration of National School Breakfast Week in connection with Read Across America Week.

The "Brunch for Lunch" theme centers around "Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr. Suess.  The items for lunch are as follows: Hot Ham and Cheese and "Green Eggs" served with herb-roasted potato bites, freshly sliced tomatoes, and juicy fresh oranges.

Eat breakfast with your school cafeteria this week, and you might be a lucky winner of prizes donated by local businesses.  

Regional Basketball

BCHS Boys will play Logan County on Wednesday night at 6 pm in round 1 of the regional tournament at WKU.  Pre sale tickets will be $6 and will go on sale for students beginning at lunch on Monday and for the general public on Tuesday morning in the front office.   Tickets will be $8 at the WKU ticket gate. 

Nutrition Services - Contest Winner

Pictured left to right: CheyAnne Fant (Director of Nutrition Services)  Tara Miller (T.H. E. 5th grader) and Jon Hall (Principal of Temple Hill Elementary School)

On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 Tara Miller was eating lunch at school just like any other day, but that lunch became a time to remember.    Miller took time to rate the food items at Temple Hill Elementary School, and her rating was drawn as the winner, one of over 2000 iPad Mini contest entries collected by Barren County Nutrition Services.   During the prize delivery, CheyAnne Fant, Director of Nutrition Services and 21st Century Programs, announced that the overall food ratings averaged 4 out of 5 stars.  “This is just a great example of how our meals are both appealing and nutritious,” Fant said, “We are so proud of the Nutrition Services staff members who care about how they provide meal services to our student, and these ratings show just that.”  The iPad Mini was donated to the Nutrition Services Department through a rebate program with a General Mills.  

 

Kentucky Derby Festival Regional Spelling Bee Held

The 2015 Kentucky Derby Festival Regional Spelling Bee was held at the Barren County Extension Office on Thursday, Feb. 12th.  Fifteen students who had won their local school level spelling bee competed for the regional title.  After 9 rounds of competition, Ashley Wright, an eighth grade student from Barren County Middle School was determined to be the winner.  This is not the first time Ashley has won this title.  She was also the regional champion last year and competed in the state level competition.  Angelia Pulliam, a sixth grade student from Temple Hill was declared as the 1st Runner Up for the event.  The winning word which Ashley spelled correctly was bureaucracy.  

Weather Related Information IMPORTANT!

1. BCHS  Boys will be playing in the district championship Friday night @ 7pm at Monroe Co.  **(New)   Howdy 103.7 will carry all broadcasts of the 15th District & 4th Region Tournament games. To see the last second Buzzer Beating Shot CLICK HERE

2. - Breakfast & Lunch Menus for Feb.16th-18th will be repeated. Please see your Nutrislice App or poster menu to view the items for those days. Because of delivery issues some items may be subject to change.   We will have piping hot biscuits & gravy waiting for you at school in the morning so join us for breakfast.

3. Jr. Beta State Competition has been RESCHEDULED for March 24 & 25.

Barren Adds Curriculum Resource Teachers

Barren County Schools are pleased to announce the addition of two support personnel in the role of District Curriculum Resource Teachers. 

Barren County Schools will be in Session January 8, 2015

Barren County Schools will be in session tomorrow.   We are not anticipating any weather related delays, but wanted to send a friendly reminder to please take precautions and bundle up in extra layers of clothes.

Barren County Board Members Take Oath of Office


Two Barren County Board of Education Board Members took their oaths of office Monday, January 5, 2015.  Charlotte Beals, current Vice-chair for the Barren County Board of Education was sworn in as board member for her fourth term and Amanda Wright, newly elected board member was sworn in to begin her first term. 

Retirement Reception for Board of Education Chairman Robbie Toms

Please join us in celebration of

27 years of service

A dessert reception will be held on

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

at the

Barren County Board of Education

Central Office

Barren Co. Students Showcase Tech Skills at Regional STLP

Good luck as students from each school in Barren County showcase their technology projects on Dec 8th.  The regional STLP showcase is held at Diddle Arena on the campus of WKU.  Check back soon for results from the day...

KAAC 6th Grade Showcase

Barren County 6th Graders from Austin-Tracy, Eastern, Hiseville, North Jackson, Red Cross, and Temple Hill compete at KAAC Showcase in Tompkinsville on Saturday, Dec 6th. 

FCS Day: Barren County Celebrates!

Barren County Family and Consumer Science and the Kentucky Department of Education celebrated the first ever FCS Day on December 3, 2014.  Now they need your help to keep the celebration going.  Please "Dine In" with your family or friend and then take "Healthy Selfies" to post to social media to help educate and inform the public about the benefits of healthy eating and FCS education programs using the hashtags, #FCSday and #BCHealthySelfie. 

BC T-League Registration Information

Barren County Schools is offering a new youth basketball league for boys and girls in grades 3-6.  Registration has begun.  For more information and to download the registration form click read more. 
Contact Jerrod Browning at jerrod.browning@barren.kyschools.us for questions. 

Governor Steve Beshear visits BCHS for Road Improvement Announcement

Governor Steve Beshear made a visit to Barren County High School Thursday, October 30th to announce the start of improvements on the bridge located on highway #249 near Trojan Trail.

Children's Day Celebration

The 3rd Annual Childrens Day celebration will be held on November 20th beginning at 6 pm at the historic Plaza Theatre in downtown Glasgow. Children from Glasgow Schools, Barren County Schools, and Caverna Elementary Schools will provide a muscial perfomance for everyones enjoyment. Proceeds from Childrens Day activities and events provide basic and special needs items and funding for the Backpack Food Program for area children in need. 

Children’s Day Celebration Poster Contest Winners

C J Jennings, a junior at Barren County High School, has been chosen as the overall Children’s Day poster contest winner. C J’s design will be used on this year’s Children’s Day t-shirt. Congratulations to the four first place winners of the Children’s Day Poster Contest for this year and they are: 1st Place Elementary Schools Category-Brooklyn Renee Lyons-Temple Hill Elementary and Lily Collins Frost-South Green Elementary; 1st Place Middle School Category-Chasey Jessie; and 1st Place High School Category-Mikila (CJ) Jennings-Barren County High School.

Barren County Schools Endorses Kentucky Safe Schools Week


The Kentucky Center for School Safety announces Kentucky Safe Schools Week tol be observed October 19-25, 2014.

This year’s theme “LEAN On Me; Stop the Bullying!” focuses on the culture of the school and the interdependence of students and staff to make their school safe, warm and welcoming.  Within this overall culture students will be encouraged to support each other, connect with the staff and be diligent as they watch out for others in need. Fundamental to the “LEAN On Me” concept is straight from the song lyrics, “sometimes in our lives we all have pain and we all have sorrow” learning to depend on fellow classmates, trust the adults at school and to treat others well.  This “culture of kindness” will support the subtitle of “STOP the Bullying” by getting to the root of the problem before episodes escalate. Click the icon above to take the "LEAN on Me; Stop Bullying!" Pledge.

Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) Warning of Dangers of Consuming Unpasteurized Milk

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is warning consumers about the dangers of consuming unpasteurized milk and other products that could lead to E. coli infection, following a recent outbreak in North Central Kentucky and the hospitalization of four children.

National School Lunch Week

National School Lunch Week is October 13-17th, 2014. This  year’s theme is “Get in the Game with School Lunch,” and we are going to knock this week’s lunch out of the park.  The Nutrition Services staff want to celebrate with you by offering special treats this week when you eat lunch from the cafeteria.  We all know that staying active is just as important as eating healthy, so make a goal to follow the 95210 District Wellness Plan.  In addition to the monthly drawing related to 95210, students who eat lunch provided by the cafeteria this week will be placed in a drawing for prizes.  Please read the back of the menu for tips to help you and your family maintain a healthy lifestyle. 

 

2014 Kentucky K-PREP Scores Show Barren County Schools Proficient

The third year of the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests have been released, and the Barren County Schools show continual growth.   The Barren County District overall score increased to 68.9, which placed the district in the proficient range and at the 78th percentile in the accountability system.  

2014 Football Pinkout

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Barren County fans are encouraged to show your support by wearing your pink shirt at the Barren Co. vs. Logan Co. football game on Friday, Oct. 17th. Kickoff is at 7pm.

 

Order Form for T-shirts   Directions for ordering: Print this order form and send your completed form and cash/check with your child to his/her school office. 

 

If you have questions, email Jason Esters at jason.esters@barren.kyschools.us   Shirts will be available for pickup no later than Thursday, Oct. 16th at the football field from 3:30pm-6:30 pm OR prior to the game on Friday, Oct. 17th.

 

***All proceeds from the shirt sales will be donated to the Barren County Relay for Life Team***

Barren County Little League

Please check out the link on all elementary school sites and on the BCHS Athletics page for up to date information and postings regarding Barren County Little League.

Conservation Writing & Jim Claypool Art Contest

The 2014 Conservation Writing Contest is designed for KY students grade 6-12, and the Jim Claypool Art Contest is for grades 1-5.  

Principals Document - Click Here     **    The Soil Daily Times - Click Here

Additional Resources - http://www.soils4teachers.org/lessons-and-activities

SPIRIT DAY

September is Barren County Alumni Membership Drive!

The purpose of the Barren County Alumni Association:

1. To unite in a close fellowship, cultivate friendships and promote goodwill.
2. To educate alumni, friends of alumni and the public about the current events, activities and programs.
3. To offer financial support through scholarships to BCHS students.
4. To recognize distinguished alumni.

Barren Schools 2015-2016 Proposed Calendar Survey

With the second semester of the 2014-2015 school year rapidly passing, it is time to think about the calendar for the next school year.  We value your input and would like to have you share your thoughts on the proposed 2015-2016 school calendar. calendar.

High Attendance Day for Barren County Schools

Thursday, September 18, 2014 is high attendance day for Barren County Schools.  Let's strive for 100%!

BCHS Principal Selection Survey

The Barren County High School SBDM members request your input as part of the principal selection process by participating in a survey. This survey can be completed on-line at by clicking here. A hard copy version will also be available in the front office at Barren County High School. If you prefer to use the online version, but do not have internet access, computers will be available in the school media center from 7:30-3:30 daily during the survey window. The window for the completion of this survey will begin on Thursday, April 23rd, and end on Thursday, April 30th, at midnight. The survey will include criteria for principal selection to be ranked in order of importance. A comment box will also be included. The council hopes the participation in this survey of students, parents, staff, and community members will provide valuable insight in the selection of our next Barren County High School principal. 

 
Title I Survey for Parents


Please take a few minutes to take our
Title I Parent Survey.

En español aquí.
Cross County Ribbon Cutting and Dedication - Postponed

The Ribbon Cutting & Dedication has been postponed and we will announce the new date at a later time.

Girls Basketball Fall Camp

BCHS Trojanette Basketball Camp will be September 24th from 5 pm - 7 pm in BCHS Gym.  Click here for registration.

College & Career Development Coordinator Announced for Barren County Schools

The Barren County Schools are pleased to announce Amy Irwin as the new College & Career Development Coordinator for the district.  

Read an eBook Day

Visit the Barren County Schools eLibrary or contact your school media specialist to learn more.
Students use their student ID to log in and staff need to see their media specialist to get an ID.

Every Kid Healthy Day

Barren County Schools Celebrates Every Kid Healthy™ Day with Fruit Tastings and 95210 Events

Local Community Joins School Staff to Create a Healthier School Environment for Students

 

Every Kid Healthy Week (April 19-25)

In celebration of Every Kid Healthy™ Week (April 19-25), all Barren County Schools will host fruit tasting events during lunch with teachers, staff, students and volunteers to promote the district wellness policy called 95210 and celebrate the schools’ wellness achievements.

21st Century Summer Camps for Preschool to High School

Elementary Summer Camp starts Monday, June 1 at 8 am...

Haven't registered? It's not too late! Arrive at North Jackson Elementary at 7:45 to complete registration forms.  Transportation available at some schools, so please call the site coordinator for more details. For additional questions, call NJE at 270-629-2300.

For more information, click below to get registered and learn more.

http://www.barren.kyschools.us/linksForms.aspx

BCHS Announces New Football Coach

Jeff Griffith, a 1995 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a B.A in Exceptional Child Education/English, a Rank II in Education in 2005, and a four year letterman as an outside linebacker at WKU will assume the head football coaching duties at Barren County High School.  Griffith comes to Barren County with an impressive coaching history.  

Parent Survey for 21st Century Summer Camps

In a few short months, summer will be here!  Do you want your student to have fun this summer?  Do you want your student to avoid the summer learning slide?  Did they attend summer camp last year?  Do you want to attend camp this summer?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, please complete the survey below...

Click below to take the quick survey regarding 21st Century Summer Camps:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/H86WKFN

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2015 Barren County Alumni Hall of Distinguished Honorees

Congratulations

Front Row: Kenneth Nuckols, Ella White Morgan
Back Row: Todd Matthews accepting for Tommy Matthews, Larry Glass, Keith Rigdon, and James Bailey

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ACA TIMESHEET

Please read through the following list of frequently asked questions before calling with any problems you may be having with the timesheet.  

School Lunch: There's an APP for that!

Deadline to win a free iPad Mini has been extended to Friday, Feb. 13 at 8:00 am. 

Looking for the lunch menu?  There are several new ways to see it!

1.  A full-color, poster menu will be sent home with students on Monday, Jan 12.  This menu will be used for the entire semester, so please keep this menu until the end of the school year. 

2. Visit the "Lunch Menu" link to be directed to the http://barren.nutrislice.com/ website.

3. Download the app for your mobile device.  Click here for directions.  

We are also having a contest to win a free iPad Mini...To enter, you must rate our food items using the Nutrislice website or app and leave your email and name.

Summer Camps Sign-ups

If you are interested in attending one or all of the summer camps being offered, please return your application/s to BCMS, Attn:Gary Gardner.  Registration forms are available in the front office or online.

 

Leadership Camps - June 15-18 and July 14-17
Water Wonders Camp - June 8-12
Explorers Camp - June 22-26
Hot Shots Camp - July 7-10
Practical Living Camps- June 8-12, June 22-26 or July 7-10

Jr. Beta Excels at State Convention

Outstanding showing by Barren County Junior Betas at State Convention

Barren County HS Youth Sports Summer Clinic Information

For more information about BCHS summer sports camps please visit the Barren County High School website.  Camps offered include baseball, basketball,  and football.  Updated as camps are made available. 

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Spirit Day May 11th

Spirit Day May 1st

Spirit Day February 10th

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Follow Hiseville Elementary on Facebook

Hiseville has created a Facebook page we would like to share with our parents, students and the community. Search for Hiseville Elementary School on Facebook.

 

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Spirit Day January 20th

Spirit Day April 3rd

Spirit Day April 23rd

Spirit Day Jan16

Spirit Day March 30th

Spirit Day March 4th

District Improvement Plan Drafted

The Barren County Schools Comprehensive District Improvement Plan is available for review and input.  The draft plan can be located using the links to access the Executive Summary, Needs Assessment and Goals/Activities.

Spirit Day February 16th

Monday is the next College and Career dress day as well as President's day. So dress for success by wearing a college shirt, a career related outfit, or a bowtie like many of our presidents. Just last week, our Senators created a resolution for Bow Tie Day stating the "hope that every man and woman across this Commonwealth can experience the aesthetic pleasure of wearing a well-crafted and fashionable bow tie." BC is college and career ready!
Region 2 STLP Showcase

Over 150 Barren County students grades 1-12 traveled to WKU on December 9th to compete in the Region 2 Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) conference.  Students showcase projects that impact their schools and communities or provide technical or instructional projects in hopes of qualifying for the STLP State Conference held in March of 2015.  Along with showcase competitions the region showcase also offers Engineer interviews and Digital and Social Media events.  STLP will also include winter project competitions which are live judging events for art, music & video. The winter events are submitted online from December to early January.

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