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Report It! Safe Schools

If you have information about a threat to our safety, do your part and report it!

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4 Easy Ways to Report:

Online:  http://1009.alert1.us

Email:  1009@alert1.us

Text: #1009@alert1.us

Phone:  1-855-4ALERT1 x1009

 

LinkingTogether: 3rd Annual Youth Mental Health Summit mind the mind

Please join us for this two-day event, Friday, February 28, from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, and Saturday, February 29, from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm. Both days will include a meal, a keynote speaker, and various workshops and seminars, led by national, state and local experts in the areas of youth mental health.

Session topics will include Trauma Informed Care, Social Emotional Learning, Drug Free Clubs of America, Bullying, Resiliency, Mindfulness and many more.

The goals of the Summit are to increase mental health literacy, to reduce the stigma associated with mental health disorders in our community and to strengthen community response to youth development through awareness, knowledge, connectivity and access.

Click here to get tickets

Tobacco Free tobacco free

In 2019, the Kentucky legislature passed HB11, a statewide 100% Tobacco Free School bill. 100% Tobacco Free Schools prohibit tobacco use, including vapor products and alternative nicotine products, by staff, students and visitors 24 hours a day, seven days a week, inside Board-owned buildings or vehicles, on school owned property and during school-sponsored events, trips and activities. The primary goals of these policies include reducing exposure to secondhand smoke and encouraging tobacco users to consume less of the addictive product.
The more significant long-term effect of these policies, however, is to reduce youth tobacco use by reducing student exposure to tobacco use as an acceptable behavior by role models important to their development. For additional information about tobacco free schools, visit the Tobacco Free Schools website.

http://www.tobaccofreeschoolsky.org/index.html

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