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Boone County Schools are CLOSED

Boone County Schools are CLOSED for WEDNESDAY MARCH 1st. There will be no Elementary School bus pick up. Students already at school will stay until it is safe to release them. Parents may pick up students from their schools. High School driving students will be released when their principals deem it's safe to release them.

Two Hour Delay

‪Due to inclement weather all Boone County Schools will operate on a TWO HOUR DELAY for Monday January 30th. ‪There will be NO AM KINDERGARTEN or PRESCHOOL for Monday January 30th. ‬‬ 

The Giving Tree

     The Family Resource Center's annual Giving Tree program is underway.  UPDATE: We are glad to announce that all ornaments/lists have been taken.
     If you took an ornament please bring gifts to the school (unwrapped) by December 16th.  Be sure to include the ornament/tag you took from the tree so we know what family you are giving to.  We so appreciate everyone who has taken it upon themselves to donate this year. 
     Remember: Your contribution is tax deductible and we will gladly provide you with a donation receipt.  If you have any questions please contact Jennifer Hater at 859-334-4447 or at Jennifer.Hater@boone.kyschools.us. 

JDRF Sneakers Logo

Wear your pajamas and help find a cure for Type 1 diabetes!

Donate $1.00 to “JDRF Kids for a Cure” and wear pajamas to school on October 6th! Money will be collected October 3rd-6th.   All money will be donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation as part of a first grade service learning project.  Thanks so much for your help!

End of Year Information

Tuesday, May 24

  • 2nd Grade Kickball Tournament and Field Day
  • 5th Grade Promotion Program (gym) - 2:00 pm
  • Talent Show - 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Wednesday, May 25 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL


Register New Students Now!

The office is open all summer from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. to register any new students.  If your child will be 5 by October 1, 2016 they can register for Kindertargten.  Please do this ASAP so the school can get classes assigned.  Current BES families, please help us by reaching out to people you may know who have Kindergarten age kids and tell them to register their child(ren).  

Helpful links:
Preschool Registration Packet
Kindergarten Registration Packet
Grades 1 - 12 Registration Packet

2016-2017 School Supply List

These links can also be found under the parent tab as well as other information that may be helpful. 


Holiday Assistance Information

Click here for information on holiday assistance from the Burlington Family Resource Center. 

Create a Spark, March 23  5:30 - 7:30 pm

Jump Rope For Heart Results

American Heart Association and Jump Rope for Heart Logo

We are so pleased that Burlington Elementary School was able to raise $11,028.13 for the American Heart Association through our Jump Rope For Heart program this year.  By holding this event each year, we raise awareness about heart-healthy living. And we help fund more lifesaving scientific research and critically needed education efforts. Almost every family in America is touched by heart disease or stroke, and our school's contribution will significantly impact the fight against these devastating illnesses.  Speical thanks to our Physical Education Teacher, Mrs. Ahlman for corrdinating this event. 

BES on Twitter

There are many ways to stay connected to BES.  Twitter is one of those ways and we have several class pages you may want to check out. 
     @BES_Eagles  -  Whole school information
     @BES_PE  -  Mrs. Ahlman's Physical Education Classes
     @BES_MusicTweets  -  Mr. Gibbs' Music Classes
     @BES_Technology  -  Mr. Dittmer's Technology Classes
     @scheperbes4  -  Ms. Alyson Scheper's 4th grade class
     @BES_Murphy  -  Mrs. Murphy's 3rd grade class
     @MrsBurch303  -  Mrs. Bruch's 5th grade class
     @MrsBrocksStars  -  Mrs. Brockhoeft's 3rd grade class
     @MrsDFirsties  -  Mrs. Donaldson's 1st grade class
     @ms_coopersclass  -  Ms. Cooper's 3rd grade class
     @MrsMcCleese  -  Mrs. McCleese's 3rd grade class

Some district pages you might want to follow:
     @BCSWx  -  Boone County Schools page for weather/closing only updates
     @Boone_County  -  All schools in Boone County School District
     @NKYmakerspace  -  keep updated on what's happenings at the Makerspace

We look forward to your "follow."


Eagles on the Run Earth Day 5K Logo

Eagles on the Run Earth Day 5k Family Fun Walk/Run

April 22, 2017  -  9:30 a.m.   -   England-Idlewild Park

We hope all of our families will join us for a fun event to help promote family time together, celebrate Earth Day, and help us raise money for our P.E. classes to be able to purchase enrichment tools and equipment needed to help our students be successful!

Click the link below to register online at getmeregistered.com or print the paper registration and follow instructions to register.

click here to register online at Get Me Registered

Sign up for the Talent Show

Students show us your talent! You can perform a skit or comedy routine, recite a poem, dance, sing, mime, play an instrument, perform gymnastics, karate, magic, puppetry or share any talents that you have. You can also help back stage on the crew team or be a MC!

Auditions will be from May 1-5 starting at 8:10 am.
Acts can be up to 4 MINUTES.
Must be school appropriate
Open to Performers from Grades 1-5
MCs & Crew Grades 4-5

To participate in the talent show you must audition, and you must attend the mandatory practice on May 17 from 4:00-5:30 pm.  The parent performance will be Thursday, May 18 at 7 pm.

To sign up complete this Google Form & sign up for a time outside the music room by Monday, May 1.


St. Elizabeth Mammography Flyer

CEMS SBDM Elections

CEMS SBDM elections will be held on 4.25.17 at Camp Ernst from 7am to 7pm.  Please make sure to bring your ID to vote.

Who may vote in the election?  Parents, step-parents, foster parents, legal guardians of students who either have or will have a student(s) attending school at Camp Ernst Middle School during the 2017/2018 school year.

Click here for information on candidates

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Burlington Elementary School5946 N. Orient St.
Burlington, KY 41005
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Phone: 859-334-4440
Fax: 859-334-4446