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Bowling Green Junior High School News

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Earlier today the Bowling Green Police Department contacted the Bowling Green Independent Schools to seek their assistance in communicating information to families about a possible crime potentially involving multiple student victims. 

SBDM Parent Elections - April 26, 2018


8th Grade Parent Night at BGHS

8th Grade Parent Night will be held at the Bowling Green High School Theater on March 1st at 5:30 p.m.   Make plans to attend and learn about the Freshman LEAD Academy and the registration process.  Follow @BGHSLEADAcademy on Twitter for updates.

BGISD to Make Up Days Missed 2017-18 Calendar Edited February 5

BGISD will be in session February 19, March 15, and March 16 to make up days missed for snow.

8th Grade Final Exam Schedule

8th Grade Final Exams

Final Exams may NOT be taken early, nor with they be given after Winter Break.

2018-19 School Calendar Survey

The District Calendar Committee would like your opinions to assist with developing a 2018-19 school calendar. This survey is the first step in the process. A calendar recommendation will be presented for a first reading at the Board of Education on November 13. The calendar will be approved at the December Board of Education meeting, December 11th. 

Please complete this survey by October 27, 2017. 

Update on BGJHS from Superintendent Fields

Superintendent Gary Fields has sent the following message to faculty, staff and BGJHS parents and guardians as an update to the post about Bowling Green Junior High circulating on social media.

Solar Eclipse Letter to Parents/Guardians

A letter was sent via email to all parents and guardians regarding the Solar Eclipse.  A copy of the letter can be found at: http://ow.ly/fDEF30esvQE

If you did not receive an email, it means we do not have a current email on file for you.  Please login to your Parent Portal Account and update your information.  Thank you!

Schedule Change Requests

Schedule Change

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Purple Parent Preview Night/FREE Chili Supper

Make plans to attend our Purple Parent Preview Night and FREE Chili Supper on September 14th from 5:30-8:00 p.m.  Enjoy a FREE chili supper and experience a glimpse in to your child's class schedule, meet their teachers and experience Middle School all over again!  It is going to a fun evening!


2017-18 Parent Needs Assessment

How can we serve you better?  Please complete this year's Parent Needs Assessment Survey online by clicking on the link below.  

2017-18 Parent Needs Assessment

Fall Festival

Mark your calendars for this year's BGJHS Fall Festival!  October 27th from 6pm-8pm.  FREE Chili Supper, Silent Auction, Games, Vendor Fair, and more!  $5 advance ticket/$25 family/ $7 at the door.  

BGJHS Fall Festival Flyer

Vendor Fair Participants

8th Grade Promotion Ceremony

8th Grade Parents and Guardians are invited to attend this year’s Promotion Ceremony on May 23 at 8:00 a.m. in the Gym. This will be a time to celebrate your student’s achievements here at BGJHS as they get ready to accomplish even more at BGHS!

  • Student dress is “Sunday Best.”
  • Please park in the back parking lot.  Do not park in the bus loop.
  • Please use the Auditorium Lobby Entrance to for this event. It is the closest entrance to the Gym.


K-PREP Testing Dates

K-PREP Testing Dates this year are May 3-9, 2018.  

Please avoid scheduling school day appointments during this timeframe.  Thank you!

Online Registration Now Available

Parents and guardians may login to IC Parent Portal to complete online registration and enroll or verify enrollment for all students in Bowling Green Independent Schools. All are encouraged to complete this process before visiting schools for Back to School events to allow most paperwork to be completed. Click here to visit the IC Portal and begin. Registration is available in English and Spanish.

2018-19 School Supply Lists
Track Tryouts

Any student interested in trying out for this year’s BGJHS Track Team should pick up a Track Tryout Packet from Mr. Shanklin in the Choir Room or you may download it HERE.

BGHS Swim & Dive Team Sign-Ups

Practice for the 2017/2018 Purples Swim and Dive team starts Monday, October 9, 2017.  If you are interested in joining the 2017/2018 Purples Swim and Dive team, you need to do the following: 

1.     Go to the following Google Forms link to complete the electronic registration form!  We need this information asap!




Attendance Matters #everystudenteveryday

Attendance Matters

2017 Calendar Girl

The 2017 Calendar Girl Pageant will take place on Sunday, September 17th at 4 PM in the BGJHS Auditorium. 


Jr. High Softball Tryouts

Tryouts for the Jr. High Softball Team will be July 10th and 11th from 5-6:30pm at the BGHS field. Must have updated sports physical.  For more info contact Coach Woodard at gwoodard418@gmail.com or 270-790-9830.

6th Grade Jump Start

All incoming 6th graders are invited to Jumpstart to 6th Grade at BGJHS this Summer! Jumpstart is an opportunity for students to become familiar with the layout of the Jr. High, meet some teachers, make new friends, and learn about the fun you will have in 6th grade!  A light breakfast and lunch will be served. 


Winter Weather Communication Two steps to receive text message alerts.

During the winter months, school officials keep a close watch on the weather. If the decision is made to delay or close school, our district will make every effort to notify parents, guardians, employees and the community as soon as possible. With few exceptions, the decision to delay or close school is made by 5:45 a.m., before buses begin morning routes.

New Kentucky Immunization Requirements for 2018-2019 New Immunization Requirement for 2018-2019

An amendment to the Kentucky Administrative Regulation added new immunization requirements beginning with the 2018-2019 school year. Effective July 1, 2018, ALL students in kindergarten through 12th grade must show proof of having received two doses of Hepatitis A vaccine and students 16 or older must show proof of having received two doses of Meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) to attend school.

Softball Open Field

Girls entering 6th-8th grade next year are invited to an open field held on May 31st from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm at the BGHS softball field. Girls must have a completed KHSAA sports physical on file to participate. For
additional information please contact Glenn Woodard – 270.790.9830 or by email – gwoodard418@gmail.co

BGISD Adds S.T.O.P. Tipline STOP Tipline

New for 2018-19, BGISD is partnering with the Kentucky Center for School Safety to provide a S.T.O.P. Tipline reporting tool.

How the STOP Tipline works:
Click the link under RESOURCES on the district website. Choose whether you want to submit a tip about 1) bullying, 2) violence or 3) other risky behaviors (i.e. alcohol, drugs, self-harm, sexual abuse or theft, etc...). Next, fill-in the check boxes and explain then click submit.

BGJHS Baseball Info

For those interested in trying out for BGJHS Baseball:

1) Sign up for the remind text as soon as possible. All baseball communication will be conducted via the
Remind App

a. Send text to 81010

b. In the body of the text, enter @bgjhspr

Boys Soccer Tryouts

BGJHS Boys Soccer will have tryouts at Potter Gray field starting July 12th, Monday through Thursday from 6:00-7:30 p.m. until further notice.

Students must bring a current sports physical before they can participate.  Students should also bring soccer gear including shin guards. For more information contact Coach Swierkosz at 201-686-8512 or janusz@twc.com.



Fifteen BGJHS Students Earn Recognition for ACT Scores

Fifteen 7th graders have earned ACT scores that rival or surpass high school juniors or seniors and have received recognition by the Duke Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP). These academically talented students from Bowling Green Junior High took the ACT College Entrance Exam earlier this year sitting alongside older peers

Girls Soccer Info

Click HERE for Girls Soccer Tryout Information for next year.  Email any questions to Coach Annie Goodrum at annie.goodrum@bgreen.kyschools.us

2017-18 Yearbook On Sale Now Yearbook

It’s time to order your yearbook!

Cost: $30/$35 after Spring Break
Customization Prices are listed on website and flyer.
Make Checks Payable to BGJHS or Order Online

If you have any questions, email Ms. Wolf at
dianna.wolf@bgreen.kyschools.us or
visit: http://www.b-g.k12.ky.us/olc/page.aspx?id=107852&s=1232


2018 BGJHS Football Registration

Any enrolled student interested in playing football for BGJHS should complete a 2018 Football Registration Packet (link below).  Practice will begin July 16th at 8am at BGJHS.  Students must bring a completed Registration Packet to practice along with an updated sports physical (included in packet).  If you have any questions, contact Coach Towe at anthony.towe@bgreen.kyschools.us

2018 BGJHS Football Registration Packet

Weekly Grade Level Emails

Grade Level Emails for the week of: May 7, 2018

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

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