Spirit Day 8th grade 'Soc's' and 'greasers' from the book the OUTSIDERS nerd Day Nerd Day Nerd Day Our art teacher Mrs. Douglas is a big NERD 6th grade ' nerds' Nerd day Nerd Day

ACCOMPLISHMENTS


-Top Explore Scores in the area
-KYA and KUNA state champions
-1:1 Technology on all teams
-Robotics Clubs
-Physics of Flight
-Science and Engineering Classes

 


 

Boyle County Middle School 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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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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Breakfast and Lunch Menu for January- March

http://www.boyle.kyschools.us/school_Forms.aspx?schoolid=2


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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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


09
SBDM
Monday, 2/9/2015

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

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

24
Spring Spotlight Night
Tuesday, 2/24/2015

10
Spring Pictures
Tuesday, 3/10/2015

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

16
SBDM
Monday, 3/16/2015

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

23
SPRING BOOK Fair
3/23/2015 - 3/27/2015

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