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Inclement Weather Information snow

Unpredictable winter weather may necessitate Boone County Schools to alter daily schedules or routines within the district. To be prepared please make sure your child’s school has up-to-date phone numbers and emergency contacts for your family. Also, have child-care arrangements already in place should the need arise to close school early, delay or cancel school.


Stay up to date with all weather related delays and closings by following @BCSWx on Twitter. 


Boone County Schools Inclement Weather Information

STEM Chipotle Night Chipotle


"Hope & Well-being for All" 5K Run running

The Boone County Education Foundation is sponsoring this 5K event to support the Boone County Schools' social and emotional learning efforts, ensuring hope and well-being for all 21,000 students in the district. Funds are being raised to support programming and instruction that build grit, perseverance, resilience, mental wellness, and leadership in all students, as well as promote healthy life choices.

Donate Here Kids Heart Challenge
Food Drive Sep. 17-21 Go Pantry Logo

Elementary Schools are collecting canned pasta for our contribution to the GO Pantry Food Drive!  Collection bins will be in both lobbies.  GO Pantry Flyer

Energy Star energy star

Seven schools have just recently received their 2018 ENERGY STAR re-certification. They are: Burlington Elementary, Florence Elementary, Kelly Elementary, Longbranch Elementary, Stephens Elementary, Thornwilde Elementary and Conner Middle. Congratulations to these schools!
Boone County Schools is now proud to have 13 ENERGY STAR certified school buildings. These schools are ranked among the top in the nation for energy efficiency!


Click here to see all of our Energy Star schools!

Bus Routes Mock Run buses

Boone County Schools is helping to prepare parents, students, and the community-at-large with a dry run of the BC school bus routes! The "rehearsal" or mock run will happen on Monday, August 13. All buses will be driving the exact routes. This will give our transportation department an opportunity to correct/tweak things prior to the first day of school on Wednesday, August 15.

Stuff The Bus stuff the bus

It's time to Stuff the Bus!!! Bring three or more items to any Northern Kentucky Chick-fil-A on July 31st and receive a chicken free sandwich! Notebooks/Composition notebooks, kids socks, packs of pencils, packs of markers and glue sticks are needed most. Our primary collection spot will be the Chick-fil-A on Houston Road, but you can drop off supplies for Boone County Schools at any location. Just let them know when you drop off your items.

Notice of Non-discrimination nondiscrimination
Public Notice
Boone County Board of Education
Students, their families and employees/ potential employees of the Boone County School District are hereby notified that the Boone County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sex, disability or genetic information in employment programs, vocational programs, or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups, set forth in compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations. The lack of English language skills is not a barrier to admission and participation in programs and activities including career and technical education programs.
Summer Information Ready to Enroll
Title I Parent Survey Online Survey

May, 2018

Federal support for education comes to our school in several ways.  One type of support is through Title I funds.  Title I funding supports our school in multiple ways including: reading and math programs, interventions, technology for our students and smaller teacher to student ratios.  In addition, Title I helps to support parent engagement and family activities at our school, such as the BES Curriculum Night, One to One Reading, and BES Family Nights.

Each year we evaluate our growth as a school academically, and in relation to the services we provide for our students and families.   To assist us in the process of improving our family / school relationships and programs, we would like your feedback. We ask you to complete the following short survey, using the attached google document. 

Thank you in advance for your time and support.  

Burlington Elementary School

Online Survey Link

Printable Survey

Sign up here! TALENT SHOW
Grand Slam Family Game Night Baseball
School Resource Officers For Elementary Schools SRO's

Boone County Schools and the Boone County Sheriff's Office are pleased to announce that Boone County Sheriff's Deputies will be manning the elementary schools in the upcoming school year.

Boone County Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Poe, Walton Verona Independent School District Superintendent Robert Storer, Judge-Executive Gary Moore, Commissioners Cathy Flaig, Charles Kenner, Charlie Walton & Sheriff Michael A. Helmig worked harmoniously to develop a plan to equip every Boone County public elementary school with a school resource officer for the 2018-2019 school year.

Boone County Schools App app

Boone County Schools now has its own app! Just search "Boone County Schools" in the App Store or the Google Play Store. After downloading, you can go into the user settings and customize which schools you wish to follow on the app.

Homework Survey Online Survey
Take Action! School Budget Cuts
December Family Fun Night Ideas Winter Fun
Early Childhood Learning my pre k
Kentucky Immunization Requirements doctor
Giving Tree Giving Tree

Our annual Giving Tree program to assist students and families in need of gifts and clothing has started.  We are askin gfor your help to make sure these children have a happy holiday.  You can make wishes come true by choosing a student ornament from the tree and purchasing items from their list. 

Our tree is on display now in the parent pick up lobby.  You can stop by and chose a child's ornament any time the school building is open.  If you are unable to do this, but would still like to help, we would gladly accept monetary donations and will have Santa's helpers on hand to shop for the children. 

Please consider helping this year.  Your contribution can be used as a tax deduction and we will gladly provide you with a donation reciept that you can use at tax time. 

if you need more information or have questions, please contact Jennifer Hater, Family Resource Coordinator at 859-334-4447. 


Unwrapped gifts are due to school by December 8. 

Spirit Wear Sale Spirit Wear Megaphone

“Spirit Wear Sale begins today.  There are lots of choices with something for everyone.  Show your school spirit by ordering using this link:  https://burlingtonelementarypto2017.itemorder.com/sale

This is an online sale only.  All orders must be placed through the link provided.  The sale will take place until November 19.  Orders will be sent home with students during the week of December 11.  If you do not want your spirit wear to be sent home with your student, you must e-mail megangolson@hotmail.com by December 11 to make arrangements to pick it up.  Please put Spirit Wear in the subject line.”


Inclement Weather Information Inclement Weather Information

Unpredictable winter weather may necessitate Boone County Schools to alter daily schedules or routines within the district.  To be prepared please make sure your child’s school has up-to-date phone numbers and emergency contacts for your family.  Also, have child-care arrangements already in place should the need arise to close school early, delay or cancel school.

Boone County Schools have a great team working tirelessly to make decisions on closing or delaying school, always keeping the safety of our students as the top priority.  As early as 3:00 a.m., if snow, freezing rain, sleet or other dangerous precipitation presents our Director of Transportation and Assistant Superintendent for Operations set out to inspect the road conditions. They drive designated routes, checking the roadways that are typically the most dangerous when snow covered.  The team considers safe travel not only on streets but sidewalks, parking lots, and  driveways.  Other conditions to consider include the outside temperature, wind chill factor and the amount of precipitation fallen or falling. The Assistant Superintendent for Operations contacts the county public works department to check on road clearing progress.  Once enough information is gathered and shared with the Superintendent the team focuses on one question:  Would you feel safe transporting students in a school bus in the current or predicted conditions?

Click here for more details

Sign Up For A Conference Parent Teacher Conferences



Parent Teacher conferences are being held at school on Novermber 2nd and 7th from 4-7.  Click here to schedule a conference

Digital Citizenship and Social Media Kindness

digital citizenshipOur Health and Wellness committee has declared September Social Media Kindness Month.  Click here for some parenting tips they created on social media.  The past few weeks every student in grades 1-5 have been participating in lessons and activities in their Technology special area class to teach them about digital citizenship.  Topics covered include cyber bullying, appropriate sharing online, copyright, meeting people offline, chatting, netiquette, digital footprints, etc.  Resources from Netsmartz Kids and Digital Passport are both being used.  There are many videos on YouTube from Common Sense Education and others with great information.  Netsmartz has curriculum and information for parents, teachers, and students of all ages.  Help your kids be safer online, and offline too. 

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.

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."