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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

Apply for National Junior Honor Society by Nov. 20 njhs
Basketball Game Ticket Price Change tickets
CEMS Veterans Day Celebration cems veterans day
Now Accepting Ignite Applications ignite

To inspire learning for youth and adults by unlocking minds to the adventures and wonders of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and the arts; ultimately opening imaginations and elevating opportunity for all in our region. That is the mission of the Ignite Institute (opening for the 2019-2020 school year).

We are now accepting applications! To apply go to: https://www.igniteinstitute.org/

1st Trailblazer Times of the 2018-2019 School Year! trailblazer times
Join the CEMS Ski Club! ski club
CEMS Archery Team Spirit Wear archery spirit wear
"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.

Sign-Up for PTSA Popcorn Fridays! popcorn friday
Celebrating Our Community: Help us celebrate past and present Trailblazers! trailblazers in the spotlight

Click here to help us celebrate the accomplishments of our past and present Trailblazers!

Summit Learning Parent Handbook Summit Logo
Upcoming Archery Dates and Info! archery
CEMS Spiritwear! cems spirit wear2
Interested in Joining the CEMS Archery Team/Club? archery
Join the Vex and Lego Robotics Teams! vex-lego robotics
CEMS Curriculum Nights Curriculum night
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.

Meet the New CEMS Teachers! Welcome New Teachers
2018-2019 Dress Code Dress Code
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.
2018-2019 CEMS Student Handbook Know the Rules
CEMS Summer Robotics Camp summer robotics camp
LinkingTogether: Youth Mental Health Summit classroom

Please join us for this two-day event, Friday, June 22 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, and Saturday, June 23, from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. Both days will include lunch, 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 Youth Mental Health First Aider training, 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.

6-8th Grade Girls Interested in Playing Soccer for BCHS bchs girls soccer
CEMS Summer Archery Camp archery camp
Register for Camp Trailblazer for Incoming 6th Graders by July 20 camp trailblazer
Jaguars Elementary and Middle School Cross Country Program cooper xcountry
Drama Camp for Students with Special Needs drama

Boone County Schools will partner with the Lexington Children’s Theater to create a “Magical Journey.” Students will use their imagination and creativity to express themselves with grace and beauty through multiple artistic disciplines.  Working with Peer Tutors, Boone County Teachers and Para Educators, and the Shooting Stars Youth Theatre, students will showcase their individuality with a performance for family and friends on Saturday.    

Volunteers Needed for Boone County Schools Special Needs Summer Camps! volunteers needed
Incoming 6th Grader/CMS Transfer Unified Arts Schedule Request UA Schedule Request
Last Day Of School last day

The last day of school for students is May 25th!

8th Grade Video Submissions Needed! 8th grade vid
Maker Expo maker expo

The World Maker & Inventor Expo is a celebration of making, inventing, problem solving and innovation with robotics, 3D printing, drones, aerospace, coding, micro-computing, CSI, Arduino, graphic design, engineering and much more. The family-friendly expo will feature projects and programs from over 100 schools, universities, companies, and organizations in the greater Cincinnati-northern Kentucky regions. Enjoy workshops and competitions, including drone relays, 3D design, outlaw derby races, as well as delicious pies, fries, kabobs, sandwiches, waffles and shaved ice from area food trucks!

Email Migration email
Boone County Girls Basketball 2018 Summer Camp!!! summer bball camp
CEMS Annual 5K Race 5k run walk
Parent SBDM Nominations SBDM Nominations
International Festival - Date Change International Fest

The Boone County Schools International Festival has been postponed and is now coming up on May 5th.  It is being held at Mann Elementary from 11:00am until 3:00pm.  Addmission is free and there will be plenty of activities for the entire family!

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.

Dance @ BCHS for 7th and 8th Graders! dance
2018 Dr. Seuss Bookmark Winners! combined winners
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.

Parent-Led School Tours school tours
Oatmeal Day Oatmeal Day
Additional School Resource Officers logo

In light of the Florida and Marshall County, Kentucky school tragedies, Superintendent Dr. Randy Poe working in collaboration with the Boone County Sheriff’s Department is adding additional School Resource Officers (SRO’s) to the district’s elementary schools. 

BCHS Freshman Science Placement Test placement test
Boone County Schools Statement on Copy-Cat Threats logo

Boone County Schools is one of many school districts across the country that is being subjected to copy- cat threats of the school tragedy in Florida.  We are working with local authorities as they investigate a recent rash of rumors and threats on our campuses.  Student suspects in each of the cases were immediately identified and apprehended.  They were charged by local authorities and disciplined by their schools.   In each case a thorough investigation was conducted by the school district and authorities.  No student or staff member was ever in danger. Confidentiality laws prevent Boone County Schools from talking about the persons involved or the specifics of the incidents. Boone County Schools will continue to remain on alert, following our safety protocols and working with the Boone County Sheriff’s Department and Florence Police as future issues arise.

Royal Character Breakfast to Support CEMS Cheerleaders cheerleading-fundraiser
ParentCampNKY parentcamp
8th Grade Parent Night @ Boone County High School 8th grade parents
Join the Girls Who Code Club! girls who code
Relatives Raising Relatives & Others Group FRC R3

Looking for support?

Join a network designed to support those who are raising children that are not their own.

Click here for more info and a registration form.

Join the CEMS 3D Printing Club!! 3d printing
Early Childhood Learning my pre k
Ugly Sweater/Shirt Dance to Benefit Women's Crisis Center womens crisis center
Kentucky Immunization Requirements doctor
CEMS Choir in the Q102 Christmas Choir Competition Finals q102 xmas choir contest
Accepting Donations for the 4th Annual CEMS PTSO Red Carpet Event red carpet
Camp Ernst Drama Club Lion King Jr. Auditions lion king jr

Camp Ernst Drama Club is pleased to announce auditions for Disney's The Lion King Jr.!  Click here to complete an audition form.  Music for the audition songs are available as well.  Break a leg!

2017-2018 CEMS Basketball Schedule bball schedules
Yearbook Sales yearbook sales

The 2017-2018 CEMS Yearbook is available for purchase.  The cost is $38.  Click here to order.  Yearbooks will be delivered at the end of May.

Upcoming PTSO Dates ptso

Click Read More to find out about upcoming PTSA events for December & January!

CEMS Online Spirit Wear spirit store