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Parker-Bennett-Curry Elementary

165 Webb Drive   Bowling Green, KY 42101    Phone: 270-746-2270

School News
PBC Says Goodbye to Chinese Teacher

PBC has been fortunate to have teacher, Sophia Wu, teaching Chinese at the school for the past three years, but her three year teaching assignment has ended and Miss Sophia is returning home to China.  She is continue to continue her own education in China and hopes one day to return to the United States.  We are fortunate to have had such a dedicated and enthusiastic Chinese language teacher at PBC.  We wish Miss Sophia safe travels and good luck.


May Students-of-the-Month Announced

May's Students-of-the-Month were recognized on Friday, May 22, during morning assemby.  Congratulations to these students for their hard work, good behavior, and leadership:  Tony P. (2 awards), Lanaea M., Zech C., Nemerimana S., Quentin G., Javier L., Jaden S., Dardah A., Destiney P., Mulki M., Chris G., Alex M., Heyleen C., Julian W. Alma L., Kasandra S., Walter M., Illidan M., and Alyssa S.  We salute these students.


Preschoolers Release Butterflies

Kayla Pullin's preschoolers have been studying how caterpillars turn into butterflies.  Each day they watched with great anticipation how the cocoons were changing.  One day the butterflies emerged ready for a new life, so it was time to let them go.  The class got to see the butterflies up close before they flew off to a new life.


PBC Students Raise Money For student in Uganda

PBC students came through once again to raise money for a young girl in Uganda so she can attend school.  Kalegere Justin's sponsor backed out, but students at PBC stepped up to help her.  Sarah Klodt's students sponsored a Snack Shack in the afternoons after testing to raise funds.  Teachers and students donated items for sale.  They raised an amazing $262.42 - more than a $100 over their goal.


PBC Students Rally for KPREP

PBC teachers wearing shirts emblazoned with "I mustache you to do your best on the test" and students sporting mustaches rallied to support the third-fifth graders who will be taking the KPREP testing May 7-13.  Students heard from Joe Tinius, superintendent, who challenged to students to do their best.  If they go above a certain level on the test, he will return in the fall and someone can shave off his mustache!  Big Red entertained the students and competed in a dance contest, which was won by Niyosenga.  The primary classes made banners supporting one of the intermediate classes.  As they left the gym, third-fifth graders walked through a hallway full of students cheering them on to do their best.  See all the pictures in the photo gallery.


KPREP IS COMING!!!

Dear Studnets, Parents and Guardians,

     PBC will be participating in the Spring KPREP testins the week of May7-13, 2015.  All studnets in grades 3-5 will participate in testing.  We know our studnets are going to do great.  As a guardian or parent you can help us and your child out by really stressing the importance of theis test and how it shows the entire state how smart they are.  Here are some helpful ideas to insure your child does his/her best.

  1. Make sure your child gets plenty of rest during the week.
  2. Eat a good Breakfast before school.
  3. Encourage your child to take their time in completing the test and check to make sure each question has been answered fully.
  4. Just talking about the test lets your child know the importance to the school and to them as a student.

April Students-of-the-Month Recognized

On the last Friday of April, the students-of-the-month were recognized at PBC. Congratulations to these students:  Abby T., Chabrin D., Staicy G., Damya G., Aniya P., Khadija H., Alexia G., Daniel H., Gabe J., Jamie G., Quentin G., Caleb R. and Jermiah F. Members of the BGHS state runner-up basketball also dropped by the school to show off their trophy and recruit students for their basketball camp that is coming up this summer.


George Rogers Clarks stops in at PBC

PBC fifth graders were treated to an in person visit from American Revolutionary war hero, George Rogers Clark.  Mel Hankla, protraying the legendary soldier, was in character for the entire hour telling students about his many battles.  If it weren't for Clark capturing British forts north of Kentucky, the boundary lines of America would look quite different today.  Thanks to the Kentucky Humanties Council history was brought to life at PBC.


Leadership Day 2015

Students and teachers welcomed visitors from all over to Parker Bennett Curry for Leadership Day.  Visitors listened to student leaders give speeches and make presentations.  Students gave them tours of the school as well as answered questions during panel discussion time.  The preschool students led the Pledge of Allegiance and the choir sang the national anthem.  The strings students provided music during the beginning of the program.  Students were happy to show everyone how proud they are of PBC!  Find more photos of the day in the photo gallery.




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