Camp Ernst Middle School News

Stuff The Bus Challenge

Help us to once again win the Stuff The Bus Challenge. Bring school supplies to the Chick Fil A store on Houston Road in Florence from 11:00am - 7:00pm on Monday, July 27th and make sure they go into the Boone County Schools bus. If you bring 3 or more school supply items you receive a coupon for a free Chick Fil A chicken sandwhich. See you on Monday!


District Code of Conduct

The 2015-2016 District Code of Conduct is now available!  As we approach the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year please take time to review it.  


NEW Approved Dress Code

The function of a school is that of an educational institution. No extreme or exaggerated fashion or form of personal appearance will be permitted to interfere with the educational process. School authorities may limit or prohibit any extreme type or style of student dress, personal appearance, or use of clothing apparel, which in the judgment of school officials, is deemed to create a disruption of school environment. It is solely the judgement of the administration and faculty with regards to appropriate dress. CLICK HERE to view 2015-2016 Dress Code.


LEGO Town - Camp Ernst Middle School

Join us at Camp Ernst Middle School for this year's LEGO Town! Beginning Thursday July 9th at 2pm, come check out LEGO Town created by Sam Lapin, aka "Professor Lego."  LEGO Town will be open Thursday July 9th and Friday July 10th from 2-8pm, and Saturday July 11th from 12-5pm.  For more information, visit facebook.com/legoKY.


Camp Trailblazer - Orientation for Incoming 6th Grade Students

Camp Trailblazer is an orientation for all incoming 6th grade students.  This is designed to help students ease into the routine and atmosphere of Camp Ernst Middle School.  Camp Trailblazer will be held Friday, July 31st from 9am - 1pm, and is FREE to all incoming CEMS students.  For more information please see the ATTACHED REGISTRATION FORM.


Support the Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer

Show your support by purchasing a purple bracelet for $2.  Purple bracelets will be sold during lunch through next Tuesday, and will also be sold next Wednesday morning.  If you wear your purple bracelet this Friday, then you can wear shorts to school that day. However, anyone that buys a purple bracelet through next Wednesday will be put into a drawing.  Many names will be drawn. Prizes include T-shirts, candy, and tickets for free items at the concession stand.  All Proceeds will go to support the Fight Against Cancer!


Boone County HS Girls Basketball Camp

Boone County HS Girls Basketball Camp is July 20th - 23rd, from 5 - 8:15pm. For more information CLICK HERE!


CEMS K-PREP FUNK!!

Camp Ernst Media students kick K-PREP Testing off right!

CEMS K-PREP FUNK


2016 7th Grade Chicago Trip Deadline EXTENDED

There's still time to join your classmates!  The deadline has been EXTENDED to sign up for the 7th Grade Chicago Trip 2016!  Deadline to sign up is June 4th, 2015.  See ATTACHMENT for more information.


NKU's Summer ExploreMore and Leaders Launch Pad Programs

We are excited to share this summer’s ExploreMore! and Leaders Launch Pad Programs with you.

ExploreMore! and Leaders Launch Pad are popular enrichment programs designed to meet the needs of academically, creatively, and artistically gifted students.  ExploreMore! courses are for students from kindergarten through fourth grade and Leaders Launch Pad courses are for students in grades five through eight.  


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Camp Corral - FREE Week of Camp for Children of Military Families

We wanted to share this great opportunity for military families from Camp Ernst! An information flyer is also ATTACHED.

Camp Corral will be held at YMCA Camp Ernst August 2-8. The camp is free for children of military veterans, with priority given to children of wounded, fallen, or injured vets. 

 


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Boone County Schools Night at Florence Freedom

We as a school district have a great opportunity to raise funds for the Education Foundation to pour back into the grants that the teachers can apply for each year. We hope that you will take advantage of the opportunity to fund your classrooms as well as allowing your students and their families to enjoy an evening together at a discounted price.

The ATTACHED FLYER has all of the information but for quick reference here are a few details.

 


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One Day Jeans Drive!

Friday the YSC is having a One Day Jeans Drive!  Please bring in gently used dress code appropriate jeans.  Collection times are before school and during lunch.  Every student that brings in jeans will get a ticket for ice cream during lunch on May 8th.


Any Current 7th Grade Students - Chicago Hoodie

If any current 7th Grade student would like to purchase a Chicago hooded sweatshirt, even if you are not attending the trip, can purchase by printing off the attached FORM, and returning it to Mrs. Yelton by Wednesday, March 25th!


NKY Solo and Ensemble

Congratulations to the following who recently participated in the NKY Solo and Ensemble:

 


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Family Math Night

On Wednesday, March 25th from 6 - 8pm, join CEMS as we take a journey around the wonderful world of mathematics! Go from station to station learning real-world applications of math while having fun with your family and friends!  All math activities will be family-friendly. Please fill out and return the attached FORM to participate, ALL STUDENTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.

PIZZA, PRIZES, and REAL-WORLD MATH!

Questions? E-mail: tylerc1@nku.edu OR niedereggj1@nku.edu


3rd Annual Faculty vs. 8th Grade Game Night

Have you ever wanted to see some of your favorite teachers and staff play basketball and even volleyball?  Well on March 23rd, at 6pm, you can come watch as your 8th grade girls take on the staff in intense games of volleyball and basketball.  Followed up by your very own 8th grade boys basketball team taking on the faculty to close up the night!  Snacks and drinks will be available at the concession stand.  Cost is $3 for Adults and $1 for Students.  Come out and support your Trailblazers!

 


Kentucky Student Voice Survey

From March 5th – March 25th, your child will have the opportunity to complete a survey at school called the Kentucky Student Voice Survey. This confidential survey allows students the opportunity to give feedback on specific aspects of his or her classroom experience. Students may take the survey in one or more of their teachers’ classrooms. It will be conducted during school hours only. Click Here to learn more.

 


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Art Supplies Needed!!!

The Advanced Art Class is in need of YELLOW lids for a mural they are working on.  All other colors are no longer needed.  Thanks for all your help!


Welcome to Paris Dance - CANCELLED

The Welcome to Paris dance scheduled for tomorrow evening has been CANCELLED due to impending weather.  The dance has been rescheduled for March 21st.  For more information, please contact the main office. 


CEMS NJHS Jam Skate Night!

CEMS NJHS is hosting another Jam Skate Night at the Florence Fundome on February 19th, 2015.  The fun begins at 6:30 and ends at 8:30.  For more information please click "Jam Skate Night."  Hope to see you there!


CEMS Drama Club host The Middle Child

Camp Ernst Middle School Drama Club is pleased to host The Middle Child, a family friendly improvisational troupe based out of Cincinnati, Ohio.  Join Missy Whitis and her team for this audience driven show.  Only $5 will get you into Cooper Auditorium at 8 pm on Saturday, February 28th.  Please email Karen.wiebe@boone.kyschools.us for more information.


CEMS Drama Club Presents Annie, Jr.

Camp Ernst Middle school Drama club is proud to present, Annie, Jr.  March 6 and 7 at 7:30 and March 7 at 3 pm.  Tickets are $5 and available at the door.  All performances will be held at Cooper High School auditorium, in Union KY.  Please email Karen.wiebe@boone.kyschools.us for more information.


CEMS Athletics Fundraiser - Xavier Basketball

Support the Camp Ernst Athletic Department by purchasing tickets to the Xavier Men’s Basketball Game vs. the Butler Bulldogs on February 21st, 2015 at 2:00pm at the Cintas Center at Xavier University. Tickets are $20 with $5 from every ticket sold going back to the Camp Ernst Athletic Department.  

Tickets are On Sale Now and can be purchased at all home basketball games, from the main office at Camp Ernst Middle School, or from one of the basketball players.

 

CEMS Intramurals Coming Soon...

It is intramural season at Camp Ernst Middle School.  This year we are offering a boys and girls basketball league, as well as a co-ed volleyball league.  The basketball games will be played right after school and the volleyball games are scheduled to start at 4:00.  The dates for intramurals are listed on the sign up form.  All forms and fees are due to Mr. Franklin by February 3rd.  If you have any question, please contact Mr. Franklin at cory.franklin@boone.kyschools.us.

CEMS Intramural Basketball Form

CEMS Intramural Volleyball Form


BCHS Lady Rebel's Middle School Night

BCHS Lady Rebel's annual middle school girls basketball night.  Next Friday, January 30, against Ryle High School.  Its a triple header with the Varsity game beginning at 7:30 pm. (Freshmen @ 4:30, JV @ 6:00).  We will have a table set up in our lobby where players and their parents can sign in to be admitted free of charge.  Hope to see you there!


Cooper High School Freshman Information

Friday, Jan. 30th: 

Cooper HS Field Trip for all incoming freshman.  We are coordinating this with all of our feeder middle schools (Gray, Ockerman and Camp Ernst).  

Thursday, Feb. 5th:

Parent Information Night for our incoming freshman parents.  This begins @ 6:30 p.m. in our auditorium.  

Wed., Feb. 11th and Thurs., Feb. 12th:

We have set aside parent conferences on both of these dates, in the evening, so we can provide one-on-one mentoring and advising to finalize your child's schedule. 


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PTSO Chipotle Fundraiser

Come to the Burlington Chipotle on Monday January 19th from 5pm - 9pm to support the Camp Ernst Middle School PTSO.  Bring in or show the FLYER, or tell the cashier your supporting Camp Ernst Middle School, and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Camp Ernst PTSO.  See you Monday from 5pm-9pm!


CEMS Spring Scholastic Book Fair

The Spring Scholastic Book Fair dates are Friday, Jan. 23rd to Friday, Jan. 30th.  The family night will be Tuesday, Jan. 27th from 2:30 to 7:00 pm.  The link to the online homepage is http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/campernstmiddleschool1 . The book fair will be open during the school day from 7:15 to 2:30.  


Anti-Bullying Presentation for Parents - OPEN TO PUBLIC

On Monday January 12th at 6pm, there will be a Anti-Bullying Presentation for parents in the CEMS Multi-Purpose room.  Come by to learn more about school bullying and how to help prevent it.  This event is open to the public.


CEMS Student wins 2nd place in the Adopt-A-Highway Contest

Congratulations to Paige Turner for winning 2nd place in the Adopt-A-Highway Contest presented by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.  Paige will be honored at a luncheon on December 16th in Frankfort.  Congratulations Paige!


CEMS Teacher featured in CityBeat


ILP Review Night

On December 17th, from 3pm - 6pm, our 7th grade lab will be open for parents to stop by and log on to view their student’s current ILP.  There will be teachers in the lab to assist parents and answer questions about the ILP process. 


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CEMS Jam Skate Night

On Thursday December 4th, NJHS is sponsoring CEMS Jam Skate Night for all grade levels.  Jam Skate Night will go from 6:30pm - 8:30pm at the Florence Fundome.  Cost is $3.25 for admission and $2,00 for skate rental. 


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An Evening of Shopping presented by Cooper Basketball

Would you like to help kick start your holiday shopping?  Cooper Basketball is hosting a mini basketball camp for elementary and middle school boys and girls. Saturday November 29th, from 5pm - 7:30pm, cost is $15 per player, and the first 100 signed up will recieve a free Cooper water bottle. Click Here for more information.


Camp Ernst Holiday Spirit Wear Sale - Order by December 7th!!

Camp Ernst Athletic Department is having a Holiday Spirit Wear Sale!  Log on to lowes.itemorder.com and type in the code BEWJ5 to access the shop. Click Here for more information.  Orders are due by DECEMBER 7TH, and will be in prior to Winter Break.  Get your order in TODAY!


7th Grade Chicago Trip Deadline EXTENDED

http://us.cdn3.123rf.com/168nwm/unkreatives/unkreatives1103/unkreatives110300008/8986613-detailed-silhouette-of-chicago-illinois.jpgIf you have not signed up for the 7th Grade Chicago Trip, the deadline has been EXTENDED to November 21st.  Click Here for more information.


Camp Ernst Chipotle Night

Come to the Chipotle in Burlington on Wednesday November 5th from 5-9, for Camp Ernst Chipotle Night!  When you pay, mention Camp Ernst and 50% of the proceeds will be given back to Camp Ernst. Thanks for your support and hope to see you Wednesday Night, from 5-9 for Camp Ernst Chipotle Night!


Thank You to Officer Adam Argullin!

CEMS would like to extend a big THANK YOU to Officer Adam Argullin for   coming to speak with our students, parents, and teachers on the dangers of drugs for National Red Ribbon Week!


Open Your Eyes, Be Resource Wise!

We hope students and their families are making use of the free energy efficiency kits available through XMarksTheKit.org. These free kits are great and they contain energy-saving items that can save you money each month!

But the free kits aren’t just for students - you can sign up for a kit as well. In fact, every single person in your school community is eligible, so spread the word!

There are two easy ways to request your free kit right now:

So, spread the word and sign up for your free kit today!


Veterans Day Celebration

Camp Ernst Middle School would like to welcome and honor veterans for breakfast on Tuesday, November 11th.  Any relative of a student or staff member who has or is currently serving in the Armed Forces is invited to attend a breakfast.  The veteran, along with their student, will receive breakfast and be honored in a special presentation.  The breakfast and presentation will run from 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.  If your child has a relative who served, or is currently serving in the Armed Forces, please fill out the form and return to Mrs. Dragan in the main office by Friday, October 31st.


Yearbooks for Sale

If you would like to purchase a CEMS yearbook for the 2014-2015 school year, please click on the link below:

http://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1848753/Camp-Ernst-Middle-School/

There are 2013-14 yearbooks available for $38.00 and 2012-13 yearbooks available for $25.00.  If you are interested please contact Shannon Aguinaldo.


Drug Awareness Month - Presentation

CEMS would like to invite your Cooper Cluster parents to a “Current Drug Trends” training class. The class will be offered at the Cooper Auditorium on October 29th at 7pm. The class will last approximately 60-90 minutes.


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Science Family Fun Night

Greetings Camp Ernst families! We are hosting our first annual Science Family Fun Night here at Camp Ernst Middle School on October 28th from 6-8 pm.


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Spanish Classes Reach Out to Spain

Senora Post Spanish classes talk weather and family over Skype with Maria from Valencia, Spain.  Click Here to see our very own, Chase Clore's, Michael Dementjevs, Connor Stuart, and Jared Domaschko and Joshua Daly's conversations.


Basketball Tryouts

Basketball Tryouts will begin October 15th!  – All students trying out will be required to produce a copy of a current KHSAA Middle School Physical Form – copies are available on our website and in the front office.  Dr. Dragan will be here at CEMS on October 6th at 7pm, physicals will cost $20, first come first serve.  Students will be required to attend multiple days.  If you have any questions please contact Drew Bredenberg.  Times...


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2014 Northern Kentucky Youth Science Summit

The 2014 Northern Kentucky Youth Science Summit will take place on October 4th from 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. at Northern Kentucky University's Griffin Hall.


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7th Grade Chicago Trip

http://us.cdn3.123rf.com/168nwm/unkreatives/unkreatives1103/unkreatives110300008/8986613-detailed-silhouette-of-chicago-illinois.jpgThere will be an informational meeting on Tuesday October 7th for those interested in the 7th Grade Chicago Trip. Click Here for more information.


CEMS Scholastic Book Fair

CEMS Library is having the Scholastic Book Fair from Friday, September 19 to Friday, September 26.  Family night is Tuesday, September 23rd from 2:30 to 7:00.  All other days it is open just during school hoursIf you would like to view the online book fair, use this link http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/cems


Pre-Sale Craft Fair Ticket Form

Click Here to get the Pre-Sale Craft Fair Ticket Form.  Join us for the 5th Annual CEMS Craft Fair on Saturday October 4th from 10am - 3pm.


BLAZER STRONG

The Adventurer team is conducting a fundraiser, Blazer Strong, and would appreciate your support!


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Discounted Perfect North Slopes Season Passes

Discounted Perfect North Slopes Season Passes now available for 2014-2015 season!  Prices good thru November 12th!


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Varsity Volleyball WINS Kentucky Klash

Congratulations to the Camp Ernst Varsity Volleyball team on winning the Kentucky Klash this weekend at Dunbar High School in Lexington, KY. 


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Curriculum Nights - CORRECTION

The dates and times for this years Curriculum Nights are incorrect in the student agendas. The following are the CORRECT days and times for each grade level.

6th Grade - August 25th 

7th Grade - August 27th

8th Grade - August 28th

All Curriculum Nights will be from 7-8pm


Spirit Wear Online

Camp Ernst Spirit Wear will be available online through August 17th.  Click Here to order!


Digital Drivers License - Technology

Digital Drivers License is a requirement for students who intend to bring their own technology to school.  Click on Digital Drivers License to begin working on yours!  For more information check under Student Resources.


Incoming 6th Grade Parent Orientation

Come join us for Incoming 6th Grade Parent Orientation on Monday April 27th, starting at 6:30pm.  This is a great opportunity to ask questions and get information about the 2015-2016 school year at Camp Ernst Middle School. Hope to see you there!


2015 CEMS Volleyball Camp

Join the CEMS Volleyball Coaches for the 2015 CEMS Volleyball Camp.  This years camp will be May 18th, 20th, and 21st from 6pm - 9pm.  Registration is requested by May 15th by returning the ATTACHED FORM (also available in the main office) and $40 payment to Camp Ernst Middle School.  For more information contact the main office at 534-4000 or by emailing drew.bredenberg@boone.kyschools.us. 


Art Supplies RECIEVED - THANK YOU!

A special heart felt thank you to Ms. Christine Gregorio for the generous donation of red and white latex paint to the Art Department.  Wonderful parents here at CEMS!! Thanks so much!!


ILP - Individual Learning Plans Parent Workshop

CEMS Parents/Guardians,

Thank you to all who participated in the CEMS Parent Survey in December 2014.  Based on the responses, we found a large percentage of parents/guardians were unaware of what an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) was or that every student starts their own ILP in 6th grade. 

 


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2016 7th Grade Chicago Trip

Thank you to everyone who attended the informational meeting for the 7th Grade trip to Chicago, April 22-24, 2016.  If you were unable to attend the meeting, or need more information about next years trip, please see ATTACHMENT.  For more information, please contact Jennifer Yelton, jennifer.yelton@boone.kyschools.us.


CEMS Sports Dance

For more information please CLICK HERE


6th Grade Parent Orientation

What a great turnout for this year's 6th Grade Parent Orientation. Thank you to those who were able to attend.  If you were unable to attend, please see the ATTACHMENT for more information.  If you have any questions please contact our main office. 


School Bus Information

Please be aware of the following:

1. Students must be at the bus stop five minutes prior to the bus arrival.
2. Parents are responsible for supervising their children at the bus stop.
3. Parents must provide transportation for any temporary changes to the student's assigned location.

 


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6th Grade Parent Meeting - Chicago Trip Next Year!

Any current 6th grade student who is interested in attending the Chicago Trip in 2016 there will be an informational meeting on Thursday April 23rd @ 6:30pm in the cafeteria. Parents must be present with the student. Please contact Mrs. Jennifer Yelton @ jennifer.yelton@boone.kyschools.us if you have any questions.


2015 CEMS Boys Basketball Camp

Join the CEMS Boys Basketball Coaches for the 2015 CEMS Boys Basketball Camp.  This years camp will be June 8, 9, 10, and 11 from 9am - 12pm. Registration is requested by June 5th by returning the ATTACHED FORM (also available in the main office) and $50 payment to Camp Ernst Middle School. For more information contact the main office at 534-4000 or by emailing drew.bredenberg@boone.kyschools.us. 


Principal Hagerty takes on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

WATCH our Principal, Stephanie Hagerty take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!


CEMS 5K Run/Walk

Come celebrate a healthy lifestyle with your Camp Ernst Family and Friends and join us for the CEMS 5K Run/Walk on April 24th, 2015.  The event will take place at Camp Ernst Middle School and benefit the Health and PE Department! Pre-Register by April 13th by completing the Registration Form and returning it Jenna Schreiver. Registrations will be taken until April 24th at 7:45am. Race will begin at 1pm. Hope to see you there!


2015 CEMS Girls Basketball Camp

Join the CEMS Girls Basketball Coaches for the 2015 CEMS Girls Basketball Camp.  This years camp will be June 15, 16, 17, and 18 from 9am - 12pm. Registration is requested by June 5th by returning the ATTACHED FORM (also available in the main office) and $50 payment to Camp Ernst Middle School. For more information contact the main office at 534-4000 or by emailing drew.bredenberg@boone.kyschools.us. 


End of the Year Spirit Wear Sale

End this school year in style and start next year ready to go with Camp Ernst Spirit Wear!  Order online at:

https://campernstmsspirit.itemorder.com.

Orders must be placed by May 3rd at midnight, and will be delivered to Camp Ernst by May 22nd.  Order your Spirit Wear today!


CEMS Cheerleading Wants You!

Get Ready for Tryouts!  Join CEMS Cheerleading and work on your Tumbling and Stunting skills starting in May to get ready for Tryouts in August!  Beginning on May 7th, and continuing on Thursdays through tryouts in August from 6-8pm, CEMS Cheerleading will be working on the skills needed to take it to the next level.  For more information check out the attached FLYER!


Cooper PTSO Board Members

Cooper PTSO Board is looking for volunteers to fill some open positions for the 2015-16 school year.  Qualifications to be eligible for board positions are simple; have a desire to continue to make Cooper a wonderful school, be a PTSO member, have a student at or attending Cooper during the school year, have an approved background check and be available to attend monthly board meetings. 

 


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Cooper Parent SBDM Elections

Click here to download the SBDM Parent Nomination Form and election details.

The deadline to turn your nomination form and other supporting documents is Thursday, May 14th.   All nomination forms should be sent to our PTSO President, Angie Webster, at the hyperlink or for later reference (angie.webster@zoomtown.com) or dropped off at our main office anytime between 7:30-3:30 p.m.

 


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SBDM Parent Representative Elections

Please see attached nomination form for School Based Decision Making Council.  The information on the form will explain what this council does.  We need to elect two parents.  Please have form back to school no later then 2:30pm on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 or emailed to mickihamilton@yahoo.com. Voting will take place on Monday, May 4, 2015 times TBA.


End of the Year Information

End of the year Information:

  • Our last day of school will be Friday, May 29th.
  • State testing is scheduled for May 12-18.  You will be receiving more information on state testing in the coming weeks.  It is extremely important that your child attends school for testing.
  • 8th Grade Promotion-We will have a celebration of promotion for our 8th graders on Friday, May 29th.  We will promote the 8th grade by team:
  • Conquistadors at 4:30 pm
  • Innovators at 6:00 pm
  • Navigators at 7:30 pm

More information regarding the 8th Grade Promotion will follow.


Incoming Boone County High School Rebels

Attention Incoming Boone County High School Rebels:

Boone County High School will once again be offering a Summer Enrichment class in PE and Health.  The credit earned in the summer enrichment program is a pass/fail credit.  It neither helps nor hurts a student’s GPA but does fulfill the state mandated PE and/or Health requirement as well as allow more opportunities within the student’s schedule.  Please return the attached registration form along with payment to BCHS ASAP as registration will be accepted on a first come first serve basis.


2015 Jaguars Middle School Cross Country

Registration for the Jaguars 2015 Middle School Cross Country season is coming up soon!  Click here to download the registration form.  Registration night will be held on Wednesday April 29th at 6:00pm at Longbranch Elementary School.  The Jaguars Middle School Cross Country program is open to any student that will be in Grades 6-8 during the 2015-2016 school year at the following schools:  Camp Ernst Middle School and Ockerman Middle School.  All forms must be turned in on reigstration night and NOT at the child's home school.  If you have any questions please contact us at 859-282-3198.


Microsoft Student Advantage Program

Big imageAs part of our district licensing agreement, Microsoft has announced the Microsoft Student Advantage Program.  This program allows students in our district to install Office products on up to 5 devices – FREE.


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