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Parker-Bennett-Curry Elementary News

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. 

September Ambassadors of-the-month Celebrated September Ambassadors

PBC teachers and students congratulated the September Ambassadors of-the-month during morning assembly on September 29.  These students exemplify the WORLD expectations.  There will be a celebration for them following fall break.

August Ambassadors-of-the-Month Recognized August Ambassadors

PBC's Ambassadors-of-the-Month were recognized during morning assembly on Friday, September 1.  Teachers handed out certificates to the students who are leading by example each and every day.  Congratulations to these students.  They will be celebrated with a pizza party.

Embracing Empathy Empathy August 28

PBC in partnership with Curbside Ministries has launched an awareness program this year to encourage students to embrace empathy.  Students are reminded to think about others and and their feelings.  Each week students who are empathetic are recognized by their teachers and given a block to place on their desk for the week symbolic of their commitment to embrace empathy.  Watch the photo gallery for pictures of these students.

PBC Shines Brightly During Eclipse Ms. Raines and students at eclipse

PBC welcomed families to picnic and view the eclipse with their students.  Teacher, students, staff, and visitors spent the afternoon outside studying and learning about the eclipse while waiting for the big moment.  Learning and fun went hand in hand today!  Check out the photo gallery for more pictures.

PBC Welcomes Families for Open House Mrs. Lindsey and Alan

PBC faculty and staff welcome back returning students and new students and their parents for open house on Sunday, August 6.  Families took advantage of the opportunity to register students as well as the chance to meet their children's teachers. Games including a dunking booth and inflatables added to the festive atmosphere. PBC is ready to welcome all students and families for the new school year!  Check the photo gallery for more pictures.

Login to IC Portal to Complete Online Registration Online Registration available now on IC Portal.

Parents and guardians of students in the Bowling Green Independent School District have the opportunity to complete most “back-to-school” paperwork online. Online registration is provided through Infinite Campus Parent Portal and eliminates the need for paper forms such as the annual enrollment form, school/district field trip permission, release agreements, etc.

Community Connect: Tuesday, June 13 Community Connect Logo

Community Connect featuring inflatables, food, Mr. Bond the Science Guy, clothing giveaways, informational booths and more will be held June 13, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Dishman McGinnis Elementary, 375 Glen Lily Road. The event is free and sponsored by the BGISD Family Resource and Youth Service Centers.

Summer Meals Available Free for Kids

When school is out the Summer Food Service Program will offer free, nutritious meals to all children 18 years old and younger, Monday - Friday, May 30th through July 28. Meals are available at Dishman McGinnis Elementary, Parker-Bennett-Curry Elementary and the BGISD Professional Development and Learning Center. Adults may purchase a meal for $3.00 each.

Awards Day Celebrates Student Achievement ESL awards for 2nd 2017

Parker Bennett Curry celebrated Awards Day on Thursday, May 18.  Students in grades 1-4 were recognized for their academic achievements as parents and friends watched.  Congratulations to everyone for their awards.  Check the photo gallery for pictures.

Students Selected for District Honors Choir choir

Fifth grade choir students Aissatou B. and Paris S. were selected for the district honors choir after auditioning before a panel of judges.  The students performed with 200 other students from around the district.  Choir Director and music teacher Kelley Wiggins said, "I am so proud of how gifted and talented these students are.  I can't wait to see what they do with their singing."

Lighthouse Members Help Kick-off Hope for Homeless Event Hope for Homeless

Three members of the Student Lighthouse Team, (Julian, Darda, and Amina), helped kick off the Hope for the Homeless drive that is sponsored annually by the south central Kentucky realtors.  Members of the community may bring donations of food or money to their location on Campbell Lane next to Farmers National Bank and Trees and Trends from Friday, April 28 through Sunday, April 30.  Thanks to the realtors for helping our community.

Reader Tops 100 AR Points Julian tops 100

Congratulations to Julian for being the first reader at PBC to top 100 AR points.  He has well over that mark and continues to read every day.  Great job!

April Ambassadors-of-the-Month April Ambassadors

Congratulations to the April Ambassadors-of-the-Month who were recognized during morning assembly on Friday, April 28.  Nominated by their teachers, these students excelled in academics and conduct:  Acelynn O., Adonay V., Elisa H., Response S., Dani P., Michael L., Dameon H., Tyleaiona H., Noah B., Micaela S., Suyapa U, Tre'Mauri M., Israel J., JaTyria S., Kennedy W., James E., Maria T., Abriano G., Alina M., Tristan H., Erika E., Dev B., Veronica J., David S., Noa B., Javen H., Rhianna S., Dawson H., Faith F., Kayden R., Batool A., Brayden R., Silbia R., Alex L., Irene J., Fatah I., Fahad A., Georgia V., and Taw R.  They will be treated to a pizza party for their hard work.

PBC Readers Take Home New Books! Book give away 2017

On Friday, April 14, readers in kindergarten through fifth grade got to choose a book to take home and keep.  Librarian Laura Eason received a Read Across America grant from the National Education Association to purchase books for the entire student body.  She selected a variety of books in order to give the students many choices.  Students selected from fiction, non-fiction, biographies, biographies, early readers, and picture books.  Everyone was happy to receive a new book!

5th Grade Parents: BGJHS SBDM Council Election

Bowling Green Junior High is currently seeking applicants for a SBDM parent representative. The SBDM Council is the governing body that encompasses aspects pertaining to all of the students at BGJHS. This term is for two years. If interested, please complete the nomination form (linked here) and return to melodymhaase@gmail.com no later than April 28, 2017. Elections will be held May 1-5, 2017 through a survey monkey to be located on the BGJHS PTSA Facebook Page and the PTSA Webpage. Paper ballots will also be available in the BGJHS front office.

Announcements of applicants will be on April 29 just prior to the election. The new representative will be announced on May 6, 2017.

March Ambassadors-of-the-Month Recognized March 2017 Ambassadors

Students chosen as PBC's Ambassadors-of-the-Month were recognized on April 10 during morning assembly.  Congratulations to Jace D., Mary A., Lucia S., Jaylen S., Calen A., Khloe H., Rocendo B., Ashly S., Dakota P., Faith M., Jaleah O., Ra'Maun N., Stephanie H., Braxton C., Lifail B., Dardah A., Schcison N., Maria T., Dominique L., Cecile N., Christopher M., Tamia W., Mulki M., Pedro H., Dae Anna K., Lazaius C., Eh S., DeAndre B., Aissatoou B., Mohammed A., Amina H., Miguel S., Matteson D., Jean C., Journey C., and Maria T.

In recognition of their good work and citizenship, they will be treated to a pizza party.  

 

Kindergarten & Preschool Pre-Registration

Parents and guardians planning to enroll their child/children in one of the Bowling Green elementary schools for kindergarten or preschool may pick up an enrollment packet at the schools during the week of April 24 - 28, 2017. Families wishing to take a tour of the school should schedule an appointment.

February Ambassadors-of-the-Month Recognized February Ambassadors

PBC's Ambassadors for the month of February were recognized during morning assembly on March 8.  Chosen for their practice of the WORLD expectations and academic effort, these students will be treated to a pizza party.  Congratulations to Jace D., Makenna H., Ana A., Richard N., Caitlin H., Trey B., Kingston M., Aisha A., Jocelyn T., Taw R., Drian B., Maryan M., Tallulah M., Daylan B., Magdalena J., Noah. M (2), Maria D., Thaw Htoo, Alina M., Alma H., Andrea S., Dues N., David S., Blessing K., Santillis T., NaSiyah W., Khadija H., MaThea S., Elija H., Paris S., Ashani G., Micaela S., William H., Dani P., and Ami B.

Read Across America Contest Winners Receive Prizes! RAA Costume winners

Congratulations to the Read Across America contest winners.  Winners of the Seussical art contest were Paw Shee, Brayan T., DaQuarius, Tyler, Batool, Caelin, Odalis, Ja'Kayla, Blessing, Angelica, Benji, and Tony.  The winners of the costume contest were Miss Amy and Fahed.  Winning the "If I Ran the School" writing contest in the fifth grade were Khadija, Ma'Tayla, NaSiyah, DeMarcus, Zander, Eh Soe, Paw Shee, Aissatou, Thalia, Bryan V., Paris, Pre, Alex, Charles, Adrian, Arionna, and Gabe.  Mr. Wheeler won the door decorating contest.  Ms. Eason, the librarian, awarded prizes to each of these students.

Winners of Black History Month Reading Contest announced! Black history contest winners

Winners of the Black History Month reading contest were announced on Friday, March 3.  Students had to read a biography, a history book, and a book written or illustrated by an African-American.  Congratulations to Destiny, Paw Shee, and Pantaleona who each won a new book.

Principal Taped to the Wall! Mr. Jackson taped to the wall

Principal Delvagus Jackson was in a sticky situtation Friday morning:  he was taped to the wall in the gym!  He volunteered for this assignment where students and teachers taped him to the wall using long strips of duct tape.  This timeout was all for a good cause:  raising money for pediatric cancer research.  You can find more pictures in the photo gallery.

All A's Honor Roll Students Treated to Luncheon All A's

Students who have earned all A's during the first and/or second quarter this year were treated to a special luncheon on Friday, February 3.  The luncheon, sponsored by Graves-Gilbert Clinic and catered by Cambridge Deli, gave students and their guests a chance to celebrate their achievements.  Jamale Carothers, a BGHS senior who was named Mr. Football and will attend the Naval Academy, spoke to the students congratulating them and encouraging them to keep their focus on their school work.

Mayor Wilkerson Visits PBC Mayor Wilkerson visits PBC

Mayor Bruce Wilkerson spoke to the fifth grade classes on Friday, February 3 about city government.  He explained that while he and five city commissioners are elected to decide policy and regulations, Bowling Green has a city manager form of goverment.  A city manager runs the daily operations of the city.  The students learned about the city's four largest departments and how much a new fire truck costs among other interesting facts. Students were well prepared with a host of questions about what he likes about the job and how he got interested in becoming mayor.  Check out the photo gallery for pictures.

January's Ambassadors of the Month Recognized January Ambassadors

January's Ambassadors-of-the-Month were recognized at morning assembly on Friday, February 3.  These students, nominated by their teachers, represented the best in academics and behavior.  Congratulations to Amisadai B., JaShaad C., Cain W., Kyra H., Fahad A., Micaela G., Rocendo B., Aisha A., Lalo P., Lillyan B., Aaliyah B., Richard P., Juan R., Baneen A., Dardah A., Julian W., Destiny P., Chabrin D., Heyleen C., Dominique L., Ismael J., Andrea S., Tony P., Mulki M., Thomas W., Alexia B., Pre S., Makayla O., Michael C., Tamiah W., Pantaleona A., Ja'Don P., Israel J., Andrea A., Dakota P., and Tristan H.  They will be rewarded with a pizza party for leading by example.

December Students-of-the-Month Recognized December Students of Month

PBC's Ambassadors of the Month were recognized on January 6 during morning assembly.  Congratulations to Holleigh, Ryan Alyajah, Ethan, Gladis, Zayden, Miguel, Micaela, Alexia, George, Abdul, Jocelyn, Noah, Kennedy, Israel, JaTyria, Schcisson, Maria, Georgia, Steven, Juana, DaQuarius, Chase, Loida, Jamie, Zander, Khadija, Alex, Thalia, Bryson, Kori, Felisn, Nevaeh, Alina, and Paw Shee.  These students put into practice the components of WORLD each day.  They will have a pizza party to celebrate later this month.

1-Hour Delay: January 6, 2017

Bowling Green City Schools will operate on a 1-hour delay on Friday, January 6, 2017.

Surprised Students Win New Bicycles bike winners

At the conclusion of the holiday concert, some lucky students' names were drawn to win a free bicyle.  A girl and boy from each grade level were fortunate enough to be chosen for a new bike thanks to our community sponors:  Burnam and Son Mortuary, 11th Stree Church, Little Zion Baptist Church, Wayne Burton, David Milton, 7th Street Baptist Church, J.C. Kirby Funeral Home, Darlene Collins, D.C. Clement, Mr. Delvagus Jackson and the House of Refuge, Hughes and Coleman, Beverly Dillard, Louise Cosby, Deborah Claypool, James and Kenetha Bryant, Ancient Landmark Lodge #28, and the Evening Star Chapter #126 of the Order of Eastern Stars.  Thank you to all the generous people who made this special event possible.

Holiday Concert Hits All the Right Notes concert

Ringing in the Holidays was the theme of the music concert held at PBC on December 15, 2016.  Led by music teacher Kelley Wiggins and  strings teacher Patrick O'Rourke, students entertained their family and friends with holiday classics and some new tunes as well.  Mrs. Wiggins said that they all did a fantastic job.

PBC Cheers on the Purples Purples visit PBC prior to state championship

PBC welcomed members of the BGHS football and cheerleading teams on Friday, December 2.  Our own Coach Clark introduced the players, several of whom are former PBC students.  The cheerleaders introduced themselves and led the students in a few cheers.  The players then tossed some mini footballs into the crowd which were caught by some lucky students.  PBC wishes the Purples the best of luck at the state championship!  Go Purples!

Each One, Teach One Begins at PBC BGHS students mentor PBC 4th and 5th graders

Students from Bowling Green High School and Parker-Bennett-Curry Elementary kicked off the Each One Teach One mentoring program on Tuesday, November 29. The program matches former PBC students with 4th and 5th graders, now walking the same hallways they once traveled. The pairs met for 45-60 minutes during the first visit and completed an activity to share about themselves and future goals.

Batty for Books Winners Announced Batty for Books winners

Batty for Books winners were announced on Halloween during morning assembly.  Ms. Eason, the librarian, drew three names from the overflowing jar of students who had participated by reading at least one book during October.  Congratulations to Levi, Australia, and Natalia who each won a bucket of Halloween goodies.

October Students-of-the-Month Recognized October Students of the Month

October's Students-of-the-Month were recognized during morning assembly on Friday, October 28.  Students who lead by example and followed expectations were chosen by their teachers.  Students-of-the-Month are Bella J., De'Ore S., Elisa H., Kolton P., Hay T., Nayeli P., Noah B., Kaylee H., Emma V., Dakota P., Jayla G., Maryan M., JaTyria S., Levi R., Suyapa M., Richard M., Destiny P., Thaw H., Rosalin M., Dominique L., Stephany G., DeKorian D., Hillary P., ToNy P., Javen H., Arionna H., Charles L., Makayla O., Ma'Tayla H., Denzell B., LaDanian W., Kyra H., Loida V., Micaela G., Keenan C., LaTender M., and Angelica H.  Congratulations to all of these leaders.  They will be rewarded with a pizza party in a few weeks.

FBLA Book Drive Benefits PBC FBLA Book Donations

The BGHS Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) held a book drive netting hundreds of books intended for elementary readers.  The club decided to donate all the books to Parker-Bennett-Curry's library.  President Amrit Avula and Vice-president Jack Eason delivered the books to PBC librarian Laura Eason and PBC Principal Delvagus Jackson on Tuesday, December 13.  Ms. Eason was very appreciative of their hard work and decision to give all the books to PBC.  She said that many of the books will remain in the library for everyone to enjoy, but some would be available for students to choose and take home with them and read.  Thank you FBLA!

STLP Students compete at WKU STLP 2016

The STLP team competed at WKU this week submitting five projects:  Go Pro Safety, Classroom Fitness, T’s Super Powers, Online Study Group, and Blasting off for Grade Levels.  Their T’s Super Power project will be advancing to the state competition.  Congratulations to their sponsor, Mr. Stovall, and all these students for their hard work.

November Ambassadors of the Month Recognized november students of the month

Mr. Jackson recognized the November Ambassadors of the Month whom the teachers had chosen based on how they exemplified the WORLD standards.  Congratulations to Mary A., Malachi G., Richard N., Ana A., Michael L., Veroniza A., Miguel S., Bree H., Hannter N., Lillyana B., Ra'Maun N., Terlan C., Dah H., Ashlan F., Jamiyah C., Wah S., Jean M., Kylee S., Melanie G., Walter M., Tamia W., William H., David S., Veronica J., Lanae M., Jacob W., Phaizon C., Eh S., Brayan T., Pantaleona A., Tylan T., Paw S., Jerry A., Stephany G., Lulu H., and Maryan M.  These students will be treated to a pizza party later this month.

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