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Free Sports Physicals

St. Claire Regional Family Medicine will be providing FREE Sports Physicals on June 24th from 9:00AM until 12 Noon at the clinic. All Bath County athletes are encouraged to take advantage of this great opportunity. Reminder that all athletes must have an updated physical on file before participating in any sport for the 2017-18 school year.

sports physicals


Summer Feeding Program

summer feeding


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Cool School Machine Schedule

cool school


Governor’s Scholars Program Recipients

2016-17 govenors scholars

Congratulations to the following recipients of the Governor’s Scholars Program.  Pictured from left to right: Stone Barrett, Lexie Craig, Ryan Walters, and Cameron Vincent

The Program’s mission is to enhance Kentucky’s next generation of civic and economic leaders. The first class numbered 230 and was housed on one college campus. Since then, the Program has enjoyed excellent support and grown to over 1,000 students on three campuses.

The core curriculum for these summer sessions is threefold:

  • Focus Area:
  • General Studies:
  • Seminar:

Surplus Auction

Bath County Schools will be having a surplus auction on Friday, May 12 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Bath County bus lot.


Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

We would like to congratulate two of our staff members for receiving their Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.).  Karen Hammons Ed.D. and Sean Bailey Ed.D. have both focused their research on leading educational issues that impact our students.  We would like to celebrate their ongoing support of the students in Bath County and their commitment to continuing their professional growth as leaders in our District.

 

        


Town Hall Meeting

Bath County Parent Education Committee presents:

Town Hall Meeting
Drug Trends in OUR Community

Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:00 p.m in the Bath County High School Gymnasium

Talk to local experts
*Learn more about substance abuse in our community
*Share your ideas for strengthening our community
Facilitated by:
Dr. Michele Staton, UK College of Medicine, Department of Behavioral Science Center of Drug & Alcohol Research
Dr. April Young, College of Public Health, UK Department of Epidemiology
 

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Preschool/Head Start registration

Preschool/Head Start county-wide registration for the 2017-2018 school year will take place from 9:00 to 3:00 at the Gateway Head Start on Friday, April 14, 2017.


Income eligible children that will be four-years-old by August 1st can attend Preschool/Head Start. Identified disabled three-year-olds are eligible for Preschool as of their third birthday. Head Start services are available for 3 years olds without a disability.

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                       English                                     Spanish


Autism Walk

The Bath County Autism Awareness Committee would like to invite you to our fourth annual walk for Autism.  The walk will be held on Tuesday, April 18th at 6:00 p.m.  The walk will begin at the Bath County Middle School parking lot.  The walk will conclude back at BCMS with an awareness fair in the gym.  If you would like to order a shirt they are $15.00 and can be ordered from any of our schools.  We hope to see you there!

Autism Walk


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Early enrollment for Kindergarten

According to KRS 158.030(2), there is a new cutoff date starting next school year to enroll your child in Kindergarten. Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, children must be (5) years of age as of August 1, instead of the October 1. 

A waiver for children to start kindergarten who are not yet (5) years of age as of August 1, may be granted through the Petition for Early Enrollment Form process. Deadline to request this option is April 1, per district policy 09.121.

Your child will go through an evaluation process, which will give important information to the district about the best placement for your child.  Your child is required to pass with a 95% in all areas of the Early Screener Tool. Other factors to consider, other than student readiness, will be availability of funding and space. The district will use this information to decide whether to admit your child for early enrollment.

Please contact the school that your child will be attending in order to get this process started. Contact personnel for your school will be following…

Sherri Kissick, Owingsville Elementary (606-674-2722) or

 Beth Williams, Crossroads Elementary (606-674-2101).


Bath County Schools Summer Feeding

Bath County Schools will be participating in the summer food service program (SFSP) again this year.  The dates will be from May 30, 2017-July 13, 2017.  If you have a camp, bible school, activity or event scheduled during this time with participants 18 years old or younger, we can provide FREE meals!  If you're interested please complete and return the attached intake form.  If you know children who would benefit from having a breakfast or lunch site nearby, please contact Vickie Wells vickie.wells@bath.kyschools.us or Micha Crouch micah.crouch@bath.kyschools.us.  In order to get our application in on time, please return this information as soon as possible.  No sites will be accepted after April 14, 2017.  We look forward to feeding as many children as possible this summer! 

SFSP intake Form            SFSP flyer


Special Education Parent Survey

Dear Parents,

We need your input! Our school district and the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) want to hear from parents regarding how well your child’s school is doing to involve you in the special education services provided to your child.  This survey must be completed by May 31, 2017

Please click here for more information


District Spelling Bee

     spelling bee winner  Spelling Bee

Bath County Spelling Bee Winner, Blake Ott, 5th grader from OES; Harvey Tackett, Superintendent and Ms. Jane Ellington of the Ky. Farm Bureau Women’s Federation presenting $100 to our Spelling Champ to use toward traveling to the Kentucky Derby State Spelling Bee in Louisville scheduled for March 11th, 2017.

 


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Presidents' Day


Regional Academic Success Students awards

BCMS has a second place finish at the Regional Governor's Cup.


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Bath County Food Services

The Bath County Schools’ Food Service Department, would like to take this opportunity to emphasize the importance of your child participating in the school’s free lunch program, also known as the Community Eligibility Provision Your child’s participation in this program, not only provides nutritious meals for your child, but also helps many struggling families in our community.

Stressing the importance of a great start to the school day, by your child eating a well-balanced breakfast and lunch, is essential! We understand that our participation in the National School Lunch program, restricts our menus to certain guidelines, but our schools do work hard to provide nutritious, well-balanced and appetizing meals to all students in the district. Your child’s lack of participation for this free service, may affect the district’s future participation in the Community Eligibility Provision program. If you have further questions please call Vickie Wells, SND at 606-674-6314.


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District Cafeteria Managers Training

Recently our cafeteria managers and our Food Services Director, Vickie Wells attended a training at KEDC to discuss and plan ways to help serve the students of Bath County.

 

Food Services training


Free Paraeducator Class

FREE Paraeducator Class And Certification

The Bath County Adult Education Center will offer paraeducator classes/certification beginning January 10, 2017.

This certificate will allow you to work in any school system across the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Click here to find out more


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Day

Martin Luther King, Jr Day


Bath County Conservation District Essay Winners

Winners Announced


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District Improvement Plan Input Requested

Bath County School District is in the process of reviewing the Comprehensive District Improvement Plan, and all stakeholders are invited to review and make suggestions.  Click the document name below to access the draft CDIP.  If you have suggestions or strategies,  please contact Rhonda Back, CDIP Coordinator, @ rhonda.back@bath.kyschools.us or call (606) 674-2101 Ext. 5108.

2017 Draft CDIP


Board of Education swearing in ceremony

The Swearing in ceremony for members of the Bath County Board of Education was conducted January 5, 2017. We look forward to their Leadership term as they serve the students of Bath County.

Board Members

Board Members


Thank you to our outgoing board members

Board Members

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to our outgoing board members, Shelly Sanders and Connie Grimes.  Your service to the children of Bath County Schools is appreciated. 


Infinite Campus and Parent Portal

IC logo  Infinite Campus and Parent Portal will not be available over the upcoming Holiday break. The Kentucky Department of Education will be moving to a cloud-based server during this time. If you use the parent portal application, you will be asked to log out of the application and insert the new District ID, which will be provided once we are back in session. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions, please email John Slone, john.slone@bath.kyschools.us or call 606-674-6314.


Craig Wayne Boyd

Craig Wayne Boyd, Matt VanFossen, and Bedford & Co. in concert this Thursday, December 15th.  Doors open at 5 p.m., show starts at 6:30 p.m.

Craig Wayne Boyd

 


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Academic Team Wins Big!!

BCMS Academic Team finished the year with a variety of awards in multiple categories! We had a fantastic season! 

 

In league placement:

3rd place Mathematics

Sammy Bodine

 

5th place Science

Miles Saunders

 

5th place Social Studies

Noah Hunt

 

3rd place Language Arts

Lydia Saunders

 2nd place Language Arts

Jenna Cassady

 

1st place Arts and Humanities Champion

Chynah Thompson

 

JV Toss Up (for total points scored in each match) 4th place Miles Saunders

 

Varsity Toss Up (for total points scored in each match) 6th place Sammy Bodine

 

5th place Written Composition

Elizabeth Green

1st place Written Composition Champion

Jenna Cassady

 

Overall Written Composition Champions

Bath County Middle School

 

Coaches Ashley Watts and Cami Stevens

We are so proud of our team! We look forward to Governor's Cup starting in January! Then on to the state tournament!


Middle School Fundraising Information GAO Logo
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Thanksgiving message from Mr. Neace

 

Dear BCMS Families,

 

We are thankful!

 

As we prepare to take a short break from school for Thanksgiving, we want to express our gratitude for everyone who makes it possible for as many students as possible to come to school every day, on time, ready to learn.


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Veterans Day Events

 

BCHS:  Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

BCMS:  Assembly 1:30 p.m.

CES:     Assembly 9:30 a.m.

OES:     Assembly 1:00 p.m.


Bath County Title I Parent Education Night

 Bath County Schools will be hosting a Title I Parent Education Night on 11/3/16 at Bath County High School from 6:00 - 8:00 in the Family consumer Education Classroom, RM. 213.

 

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WHAS Crusade for Children Partnership with Bath County Schools

WHAS Crusade for Children Partnership Provides Sensory Materials and Equipment Funding for Bath County Schools

Bath County Schools has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the WHAS Crusade for Children. The funds will provide sensory materials and equipment for students at Owingsville Elementary and Crossroads Elementary. These materials and equipment will give special needs students a place to get away from a sometimes overstimulating school environment. This can also provide a space for students to become more open to exploring their environment. According to district Special Education Director Kim Whitt, “The materials will fill a vast need for the district. Teachers will be able to use these new materials to address each child's pattern of sensory processing to help students better adapt to the school environment. The grant will be divided equally among the two schools, and the materials and equipment should be outfitted and ready for students within the first eight weeks of school.


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In Loving Memory of Mr. Jerry Thatcher

In Loving Memory of Mr. Jerry Thatcher

 

                           

Mr. Thatcher dedicated 34 years to the families of Bath County and was known to many as a phenomenal teacher, an outstanding principal, and a dear friend. You will forever be an inspiration to all.


Welcome Back!

The Faculty and staff of the Bath County School District would like to welcome our students back for the 2016 – 2017 school year.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank our parents for choosing Bath County Schools and entrusting us with your child's safety and well-being.  You are a vital piece of the puzzle, and we appreciate your role and impact you make for every student’s success. 

It is truly an honor to serve the kids of Bath County.  The success of our district is dependent on the working relationship between all stakeholders of Bath County.  Our number one priority will be to work together to provide every student the educational opportunities needed to ensure their success. 

Join us in our journey toward academic success.  Our children deserve the best.

 


BCMS Assistant Principal Survey

We value your ideas, opinions, and time in the search for the new assistant principal at Bath County Middle School. Thank you for completing the survey. Please note the survey deadline for input is at 8:00 A.M. on July 25, 2016.

 

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Bath County Schools Welcome "New" Principals

Three Bath County veteran educators have been chosen to fill principal vacancies at Bath County High School, Bath County Middle School, and Crossroads Elementary School.

                                                        

Mrs. Melanie Erwin                      Mr. R. Todd Neace                         Mrs. Lorinda Jamison
  BCHS Principal                            BCMS Principal                                CES Principal

Congratulations to all three of the new principals. You are invited to give them a warm welcome as they begin a new phase in their careers.
 


Child Find for Children with Disabilities in Need of Special Education or 504 Services

The Bath County School District has an ongoing “Child Find” system, which is designed to locate, identify and evaluate any child residing in a home, facility, or residence within its geographical boundaries, age three (3) to twenty-one (21) years, who may have a disability and be in need of Special Education or 504 services. 


Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination

Students, their families, employees and potential employees of the Bath County Schools are hereby notified that the Bath County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sex or disability in employment, vocational programs, or activities as set forth in compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations.


Bath County Schools AHERA Annual Notice


BCMS 2016-2017 School Supply List

Please select a grade below to see the 16-17 school supply list

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade


Craig Wayne Boyd Concert

The Bath County School District will be hosting a benefit concert at the Bath County High School to raise money for the celebrations that the district sponsors for our students and staff. Country music star, Craig Wayne Boyd, who got his start on The Voice will be in concert on December 15, 2016. 

             

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BCMS Veterans Day Program

 


!!! Drivers Wanted !!!