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- District of Distinction (Highest Possible Ranking in the State)

- Ranked 6th in Academic Acheivement out of 173 districts

- ACT Scores: 20.4 Average

- Over 60 Dual Credit Hours Taught by BCHS Teachers

- World Language Opportunities in ALL schools

- 17 AP Classes and 50 CTE classes offered at High School

- 1 to 1 Technology Integration in most P-12 classrooms 

- Championship Extra Curriculars

- Over $3 Million in Scholarships Awarded Yearly

- All 5 schools ranked in the top 10% in the state in Academic Achievement 

  • BCHS  -- 96%
  • BCMS -- 97%
  • WES -- 97%
  • JCES -- 91%
  • PES -- 99%
  • District -- 98% (6th in Kentucky)

 

Boyle County School District was featured on Cn2 Pure Politics for being the only County District in Kentucky that has been named a District of Distinction

To watch the videos, click the links below!

Cn2 Pure Politics Video Part 1
Cn2 Pure Politics Video Part 2

To read the article on Pure Politics click here

 

Please click on the logo to the left to report an unsafe situation in one of our schools (bullying, drugs or alcohol, violence or other risky behaviors). We will get to your issue within 24 hours of the next school day. This service is NOT for emergencies requiring immediate attention. If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 911 immediately. If you want someone to contact you regarding the situation, be sure to leave your contact information in the report. Otherwise, the report is anonymous. Thank you.

 

BOYLE COUNTY NEWS

We Want to Hear From You!

At Boyle County Schools, we are constantly evaluating our practices to ensure that we are providing the best possible environment for our students, parents, and staff. We welcome all students and parents to participate in a survey about their experiences so that we can use their feedback to continue to improve. 

If you are a parent and want to take the survey, click here
If you are a student and want to take the survey, click here


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Free Kaplan ACT Prep at the Boyle County Public Library

A Kaplan Instructor will be proctoring a free ACT and answering questions about the ACT on February 8th at the Boyle County Public Library at 1:30 pm. Students will be able to keep test booklets, and will be provided with an explanations document and ACT flashcards once the test is over. These can be used as study resources for future tests, and give students an idea of what to expect when taking the ACT. 

Students will also have the opportunity to gauge their performance on the ACT, and determine which areas need more work based on their score analysis, which is expected to be sent within 2 weeks of taking the practice ACT. 

This is a wonderful opportunity for students who plan to take the ACT this coming March.

To register to attend this free event click here


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College Planning Opportunity
SAVE THE DATE
What:  Guidance For High School Juniors Searching For The Right College 
 
Who:  College Ascent Consulting (www.collegeascentconsulting.com)
 
Where:  Weisiger Theater at Centre College
When:  Thursday, January 29 from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Cost:  Free (Information regarding additional services will be provided by College Ascent Consulting)
 
* Boyle County Schools likes to alert our parents of potential opportunities that might be beneficial in planning for their child’s futures.  College Ascent Consulting is an independent organization and is not directly affiliated with the Boyle County school district.

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Boyle County Featured in Kentucky Teacher Article About MDC

A Kentucky Teacher Featured Article discusses Math Design Collaborative, which is being used in all schools in the Boyle County District.

To read the full article click here


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Math Design Collaborative Improving Math and 21st Century Skills

For several years, Boyle County Schools has been in the forefront of new developments in education, using many innovative instructional strategies to further improve student growth. One such strategy being used in 4th-12th grade classrooms comes from the Math Design Collaborative, a joint effort between the district, the Kentucky Department of Education, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. MDC structures are used to teach the Common Core math standards, as well as the 8 mathematical practices outlined in the standards. These practices include abstract reasoning, perseverance, and constructing and critiquing arguments. Assistant Superintendent, David Young, explains how MDC has been incorporated into the Boyle County evaluation system in an effort to measure skill growth in students: “Math Design Collaborative units, along with Literacy Design Collaborative and Project Based units, have been built into the Deeper Learning segment of PGES (the evaluation system) as a lens through which we see 21st Century Skill Growth in students. As a result, our students are learning how to communicate, problem solve, and think critically in mathematical settings – skills which will pay huge dividends for them in their lives.”


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New Wind Chill School Closing Guidelines

During the winter months, there are several factors that play into school delays and closings. One important factor is wind chill. Boyle County Schools will be monitoring the National Weather Service to determine when school should be closed, or if the start time should be delayed. There are two possible scenarios that come from the National Weather Service in regards to wind chill. This may be either a Wind Chill Advisory or a Wind Chill Warning. 

Wind Chill Advisory indicates that the wind chill is between -10 and -24 degrees and wind speed is atleast 10 MPH. 

Wind Chill Warning indicates that the wind chill is -25 degrees or below and that the wind speed is atleast 10 MPH.

In the event that there is a Wind Chill Warning for the Boyle County area for the time the school day begins, we will close schools. This decision will likely be made the morning of the day in question, as it is difficult to predict wind chill in advance.

If there is a Wind Chill Advisory, schools will likely remain open unless there are bus fleet issues or mechanical problems in the school buildings. This will be assessed by 6:00 am. 

As always, the safety of our staff and students is our top priority when making the decision to delay or close school. 


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2015-2016 Calendar

 

The Board approved the 2015-2016 calendar during the regular session in December.

Key Dates:

Aug 12: First Day for Students
Sept 7: Labor Day, No School
Oct 5-9: Fall Break
Nov 3: Staff Development Day, No School
Nov 25-27: Thanksgiving Break
Dec 21-Jan 1: Winter Break
Jan 4: Staff Development Day, No School
Jan 18: Martin Luther King Day, No School
Mar 18: Staff Development Day, No School
Mar 28-Apr 1: Spring Break
May 18: Last Day for Students

Click here for full calendar


Boyle YEA Team Advances to National Semi-Finals

Four Boyle County High School Freshmen advanced to the Young Entreprenuers Academy National Semi-Finals after presenting their business plan for the "Puter Juicer", which is what they named their solar powered computer charger. 

To read an article on KSBA about the success of BCHS YEA click here.


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NSCAA Name Brian Deem Girls Regional Coach of the Year

After leading the Lady Rebels in another successful soccer season, Brian Deem was named the 2014 Girls Regional Coach of the Year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. He was one of three coaches recognized from the Southern Region and was invited to attend the NSCAA Convention in Philadelphia.

Coach Deem was also 1 of 11 coaches considered for the National Coach of the Year.

Congratulations on this accomplishment!


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Save the Date! 2015 Black and Gold Academy

We are already planning for Black and Gold Academy 2015! 

June 15-19

This academy is open to all Boyle County students. Breakfast, Lunch, Two Enrichment Courses, Fitness Activities, a T-shirt, and much more are offerred during this week long camp. 

Look for more information following winter break.


After School Math Help Session Info

Math after school homework help is here!
Boyle County students in grades 6-12 can take advantage of free Math homework help from 3:30-4:30. This is a free service provided Monday-Thursday. These help sessions began September 8th and will go until May 1st, 2015. Two sessions will be offered; one at the high school and one at the middle school. 
 


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BOYLE COUNTY EVENTS


12
Board of Education Working Session
@BCHS Library
Thursday, 2/12/2015

19
Board of Education Meeting
@BCHS Library
Thursday, 2/19/2015

12
Board of Education Working Session
@BCHS Library
Thursday, 3/12/2015

19
Board of Education Meeting
@BCHS Library
Thursday, 3/19/2015

30
Spring Break
3/30/2015 - 4/3/2015

09
Board of Education Working Session
@BCHS Library
Thursday, 4/9/2015

16
Board of Education Meeting
@BCHS Library
Thursday, 4/16/2015

14
Board of Education Working Session
@BCHS Library
Thursday, 5/14/2015

20
Last Day of School
Wednesday, 5/20/2015

21
Board of Education Meeting
@BCHS Library
Thursday, 5/21/2015