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Kindergarten & Preschool Pre-Registration Scheduled

Families of students entering preschool or kindergarten in the fall of 2018 may pre-register April 16-20, at their home or preferred elementary school. Kindergarten students must be five years old by August 1, 2018, and preschool students must be four years old and meet income guidelines or three or four years old with developmental delays or disabilities.

BGISD is Building Preschool Space at T.C. Cherry Preschool building at TC Cherry

The Itty Bitty Purples will soon be under the same roof at T. C. Cherry Elementary School. Beginning in August 2018, all three and four-year-old students will attend morning or afternoon sessions, with transportation provided by Bowling Green City Schools.

February Ambassadors-of-the-Month Recognized February Ambassadors

Congratulations to the PBC Ambassadors-of-the-Month who are leaders in their classes.  One person per homeroom or special class was chosen for being exemplary.  Bravo to Daire, Kylin, Symone, Masemo, Dorcas, Genesis, Dues, Fiath, Brayden, Natalia, Michael L., Ami, Jackelyn, Hantter, Keenan, Chase, Destiny, and Richard!  They will be treated to a pizza party to celebrate their achievement.

PBC Celebrates Read Across America Day WKU Football players for RAA

PBC celebrated Read Across America Day with multiple reading events and contests.  Guest readers from WKU Football, United Way, and U.S, Bank read Dr. Seuss stories to the students.  We even enjoyed some green eggs and ham courtesy of our cafeteria!  Check the photo gallery for more pictures and celebrate at your house by reading together any and every day.

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.

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.

PBC Students Mark 100th Day of School Students dressed for 100th day

PBC Students spent time in morning assembly and throughout the day celebrating a milestone:  the 100th day of school.  There was a lot of counting as students exercised their way to a 100, ate their way to a 100, and danced their way to a 100.  Mr. Clark graciously took pies to the face as students counted them.  Students were on the lookout for numbers 1-100 hidden around the school for a prize.  Day 100 was filled with fun and excitement at PBC.  Take a look at the photo gallery for pictures.

November Ambassadors-of-the-Month November ambassadors

Congratulations to the November Ambassadors-of-the-Month!  These students worked hard in the classroom and modeled good behavior.  They will be rewarded with a pizza party later this month.

October Ambassadors-of-the-Month October Ambassadors

The oustanding students who were chosen as PBC Ambassadors-of-the-Month for October were recognized at morning assembly on November 3.  They will be treated to a pizza party to celebrate their achievement.  Congratulations to Jakeen, Mica, Brion, Elisa, Adonay, Acelynn, Jaylen, Esmi, Mu, Response, Faith, Damien, Taw, Haley, Tanner, Maria, Jean, Nee, Water, Jackelyn, Veronica, Dev, William, Neveah, Ismael, Journey, Cindy, MIcaela, Christian, Dakota, Caleb, and MaKenna.

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.  


BGEA and Barnes and Noble Present Read Across Bowling Green

BGEA and Barnes and Noble are teaming up for Read Across Bowling Green on Thursday, March 1 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Barnes and Noble.  There will be prizes, arts and crafts, special guest readers and free books for each child.  Check the flier for more details.

Black History Month Concludes With Student Program Black history program 2-28-18

To conclude Black History Month, fourteen students presented a program representing African Americans who inspired them.  TreMauri McCathren was President Barack Obama.  Ja'Michael McCathren was George Washington Carver.  Dardah Adnan was Rosa Parks.  Julian Wright was Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson.  Three students, Amina Hasanova, JaMiyah Carothers, and Amilli Owens portrayed NASA mathematicians Mary Jackson, Dorthy Vaughn, and Katherine Johnson.  Jamelle Green was King Mansa Musa.  Kingston Marks, Tylan Taylor, JaMarri Anderson, Jalen Franklin, Chris Ware, and George Kibawa were Colonel Young, George Jordan, Henry Johnson, Dennis Bell, John Henry, and Henry Flipper respectively of the Buffalo Soldiers.  They did a wonderful job with their performances.

Celebrating Gifted Education Month

As February and Gifted Education month comes to a close, some of our students have written what Gifted Education means to them. Click here to view their words in Slides.

Valentine Dance Fun V day dance 2018

The PBC PTO sponsored a Valentine's Dance on Friday, February 16.  Students of all ages came to dance and just hang out with their friends.  A  DJ played both new and old favorites for students.  Pizza and drinks were also enjoyed.  Check out the many pictures in the photo gallery.

WKU Cheerleaders Kick off Test Scrimmage WKU Cheerleaders

WKU Cheerleaders kicked off PBC's Test Scrimmage week on Monday, February 19.  After the college cheerleaders performed several stunts, PBC students took to the floor to lead the cheers of P! B! C! and Do Your Best On the Test!  Students will take practice reading, math, and writing tests this week to assess their progress prior to the K-PREP test later this spring.

January Ambassadors Recognized January  2018 Ambassadors

PBC teachers recognized their January Ambassadors-of-the-Month on February 2.  Each teacher chose one student and lauded his/her traits that made him/her worthy of the special recognition.  These students are to be congratulated on their hard work, effort, and cooperation:  Hsa, Elisa M., Hay, Dani, Rosaida, C.J., Micaela S., Drian, Irene, Darlene, Shay, Chris T., Anjelica, Jayla, MaKenna, Tamia, Schcison, Adin, Cristian G., and Amina H.  They will have a pizza party.

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.

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