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E.P. Ward Elementary News

School Delay - February 11, 2016

Fleming County Schools will operate on a one-hour delay on Thursday, February 11th, 2016.


School Closing - February 9, 2016

Fleming County Schools will be closed Tuesday, February 9th due to inclement weather.


2016-2017 Academic Calendar Proposals

FCS Stakeholders:

Fleming County Schools is in the process of planning its academic school year calendar for 2016-2017. The district has developed three options (see the attachments) and is seeking input from students, teachers, staff members, parents and members of the community. This is not a vote but rather an opportunity to receive input from all stakeholders. We want your input and feedback to share with members of the Fleming County Board of Education.

 


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February Calendar of Events

The February 2016 Calendar of Events for Fleming County Schools is available online - click here to access. 


It is the mission of Ersil P. Ward Elementary School to provide leadership and guidance, promote research based instruction in all content areas, and to prepare all students to become productive members of society.

 

 


School Delay - January 26th, 2016

Fleming County Schools will operate on a one-hour delay (Plan B) on Tuesday, January 26th, 2016.


School Closing - January 25th, 2016

Fleming County Schools will be closed on Monday, January 25th, 2016 due to weather and road conditions.


School Closing - January 22nd, 2016

Fleming County Schools will be closed Friday, January 22nd due to adverse weather and road conditions.


School Closing - January 21st, 2016

Fleming County Schools will be closed Thursday, January 21st due to adverse weather & road conditions.


School Closing - January 20th, 2016

Fleming County Schools will be closed Wednesday, January 20th due to impending weather conditions.


School Delay

Fleming County Schools will operate on a two-hour delay on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016.


FCHS Students Serve as Volunteer Tutors

Fleming County High School students from the Student Council, Beta Club, and Girls & Boys basketball teams have been providing tutoring services to students at Flemingsburg Elementary & Ewing Elementary on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.  Mrs. Jackson & Mrs. Hunt are very pleased with the outcomes for the students involved - many of them scored very well on recent benchmark assessments.  We appreciate these student volunteers for giving back to our schools and community.


School Closing

Fleming County Schools will be closed Tuesday, January 12th due to impending inclement weather conditions.


FCHS Library Receives Patterson Grant

December 16, 2015

Fleming County High School received a grant today from bestselling author James Patterson to support its school library. In addition, Scholastic reading club will match each dollar of Patterson’s donation with “bonus points” that teachers can use to acquire books and other materials for the library. Fleming County High School was selected from 27, 924 application for funding grants.


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January Calendar of Events

The January 2016 Calendar of Events for Fleming County Schools is available online - click here to access.


Superintendent's Message

Dear Students, Parents, Guardians and Community Members,

As we are just days away from Christmas, I want to thank each of you for what you do for the school district, but more importantly, what you do for the Fleming County community. We truly live and work in a great community – there are few places left in Kentucky and the United States of America where families are fortunate enough to live in a community that values family, friends, education and its community.

 


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December 2015 Calendar of Events

The December 2015 Calendar of Events for Fleming County Schools is available online - click here to view.


November 2015 Calendar of Events

The November 2015 Calendar of Events for Fleming County Schools is available online - click here to access.


National School Lunch Week

It's National School Lunch Week!  All students and staff are encouraged to participate in our breakfast and lunch program.  We appreciate our school nutrition staff for their dedication to providing our students and staff with great meals every day!


October 2015 Calendar of Events

The Fleming County Schools Calendar of Events for October, 2015 is now available online - click here to view.


State Test Scores Released
October 1, 2015

Dear Fleming County Parents and Citizens:

Today, the Kentucky Department of Education released test scores for each school district and each public K-12 school in Kentucky. I would like to share details about where we are and where we are going. But first, we value the strong support that our parents and community members provide and are pleased to provide you with an overview of the test scores that are posted on the Kentucky Department of Education’s accountability webpage. The information from last year’s test scores will assist us in strengthening and raising the academic achievement bar and to continue to provide students with educational opportunities for the future. To simplify the reports, below are the district’s and each school’s Overall Accountability Score for the past two academic years:


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Nutrislice Menu Information


FCHS Homecoming Court

FCHS Homecoming Court 2015

 


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Ewing Elementary Receives Energy Star Recognition

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet has announced Ewing Elementary School earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, a national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy performance. A certificate, signed by Gov. Steve Beshear, was presented to school officials during the Sept. 9 meeting of the Fleming County Board of Education.


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FEMA Assistance Available

If you suffered damages related to the July storms, you may be eligible for assistance through FEMA.  Click here to learn more.


September Calendar of Events

The September 2015 Calendar of Events is available online - click here to access. 


FCHS ACT Scores Improve

Students in Fleming County Schools continue to show increases on the 2015 ACT exam, according to recent data released by the ACT. “Though we continue to see increases on the ACT in English, reading and the overall composite, we must continue to have a laser focus on preparing students to be college and career ready,” according to Brian Creasman, Superintendent of Fleming County Schools. “The increases on the ACT show we are making progress in the classroom, but we must raise expectations even higher so that all students are prepared for an ever-changing global economy.”


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Welcome Back to School!

 

August 10, 2015

Dear Parents, Guardians and Community Members:

Welcome to the start of the 2015-2016 school year! The start of a new school year is always an exciting time, not only for students, but for families and our staff as well. It is my pleasure to welcome the students, families, the community and staff of Fleming County Schools back, ready to continue the important work of our district’s vision, to become a "District of Distinction."


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School Days are Here Again

Fleming County Schools will open for the 2015-2016 school year on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, to approximately 2350 students.  August 12 is a full day for students, with both breakfast and lunch being served.


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FES Principal Selection

Dear Flemingsburg Elementary Faculty, Staff, Parents and Community,

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the SBDM at Flemingsburg Elementary School for their work as they selected their new principal. The team provided great leadership throughout the selection process and ensured that the various stakeholders’ voices were heard and considered. The SBDM is comprised of 5 stakeholders from Flemingsburg Elementary School.

As superintendent it is with great pleasure to introduce Angie Jackson, the current Assistant Principal at Flemingsburg Elementary School, as the new principal. The SBDM and I believe Angie has met our goal of finding an exceptional school leader who will be a valuable, instructional leader and active member of the school community. Angie brings a wealth of experience to the principal’s chair and is well established at Flemingsburg Elementary School. Her experiences and leadership qualities will be a great asset to the school’s journey to becoming a school of distinction.

Please join me in congratulating Angie, the new principal of Flemingsburg Elementary School.

Brian K. Creasman


Notice of Document Destruction

NOTIFICATION OF DESTRUCTION OF STUDENT

SPECIAL EDUCATION RECORDS

FLEMING COUNTY SCHOOLS

June 15, 2015

 

In accordance with the state and federal regulations implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), this is to inform you of our intent to destroy personally identifiable information related to special education services maintained in Fleming County School special education records.

 


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FCS Announces Positions

Fleming County Schools is excited to announce that Kristy Orem, a veteran teacher and coach, has been named District-wide Athletic Director. Kristy brings a wealth of experience as a teacher first, coach and mentor second. Furthermore, Kristy’s goal is to create the best academic and athletic program in Kentucky. Over Kristy’s coaching career she has established a student-focused program that is known throughout the Commonwealth. Kristy is fully focused on students, which is the essence of being an effective teacher, coach and athletic director.

Additionally, we would like to welcome Todd Watts to Fleming County High School. He will serve as the assistant principal for the 2015-2016 school year. Todd brings excellent instructional experiences and strategies, as well as, a focus on student success. He joins Stephanie Emmons, principal, and Sara Sexton, curriculum, instruction and assessment specialist. The three are great additions to the high school team. We are excited about the 2015-2016 school year at Fleming County High School.

Go Panthers!


Free Breakfast & Lunch for Students in 2015-2016!

Fleming County Schools today announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch Program for the 2015-2016 school year. All students will be served lunch/breakfast at no charge at the following sites:

 


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July Summer Feeding Menus

The July 2015 menus for the Summer Feeding Program may be accessed using the links below.

July Bag Lunch Menu

July Breakfast & Lunch Menu


July Calendar of Events

Click here to access the July 2015 Calendar of Events for Fleming County Schools.


June 2015 Calendar of Events

The June 2015 Calendar of Events for Fleming County Schools may be accessed by clicking here.


Summer Feeding Program Menus

Summer Feeding Program menus may be accessed using the following links:

June 2015 Summer Feeding Program Menu

June 2015 Summer Feeding Bag Lunch Menu


Panther Purée Advances to State Competition

On May 26th, 2015 the Fleming County High School Panther Purée Junior Chef Team competed in the Regional Competition at the Bath County Cooperative Extension Office.


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Free Student Sports Physicals

In an effort to make the free physicals a one day affair for the doctors and to make the day flow smoothly, the following schedule has been developed for the afternoon of June 1, 2015:

3:30        High School Fall Sports

3:45        High School Winter Sports

4:00        High School Spring Sports

4:30        Middle School Sports

The existing 8th graders are considered high school and will need the high school physical.  The incoming 7th grade and 8th grade classes will need to use the middle school physical form.  This is the only free physical that will be provided.

If you have any questions, please contact Tony Roth at 845-6601 or tony.roth@fleming.kyschools.us.

No physicals will be given without parent signatures and parent portions completed.


FCS Summer Feeding Program

Fleming County Schools is pleased to announce our participation in the Summer Feeding Program.  The Summer Feeding Program will be located at Fleming County High School. Breakfast and lunch will be offered for football, girls’ and boys’ basketball, volleyball, and band camps. The district will also be serving the Fleming County Public Library programs and the Fleming County Extension Office programs, along with any child from 2 to 18 years old who would like to come to the site to eat. This is a huge benefit and service, not only to Fleming County Schools but to the greater Fleming County community. Any child from ages 2 to 18 years old will eat free at any of the open sites. This program is part of the Federal School Lunch Program and all costs will be reimbursed by the Federal Government. Plans are already underway to offer more lunch sites for Summer 2016, with the possibility of making the Summer Feeding Program mobile to reach more of the district’s and county’s youth.


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Gifted Program Survey

Parents and Students,

Please take a few moments to assist us in gathering information which will be helpful in improving our gifted/talented program.  If you or your child has been identified in one or more areas of giftedness, please take the following survey.  The survey will remain open through Friday, May 22.

 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KT2DXG8


EES Principal Selection Survey

As Fleming County Schools begins the process of selecting a new principal for Ewing Elementary School, we would like your input as a stakeholder as to the most important professional qualities the new leader should possess. The questions are based on qualities that principals must possess in order to be effective. There is also space at the end of the survey for any comments or questions that you would like to share concerning the selection of the new principal of Ewing Elementary School. The district thanks you for your input.

You may access the survey by clicking or copying the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Q8VZK23

The survey will close on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm est.

Thank you for your feedback. The information gathered will be shared with all stakeholders.

 


FCHS Principal Selection Survey

As Fleming County Schools begins the process of selecting a new principal for Fleming County High School, we would like your input as a stakeholder as to the most important professional qualities the new leader should possess. The questions are based on qualities that principals must possess in order to be effective. There is also space at the end of the survey for any comments or questions that you would like to share concerning the selection of the new principal of Fleming County High School. The district thanks you for your input.

You may access the survey by clicking or copying the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7DKBBSX

The survey will close on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm est.

Thank you for your feedback. The information gathered will be shared with all stakeholders.


2015-2016 Grading Practices Survey

Fleming County Schools is seeking feedback on the proposed changes to the district's grading practices and guidelines for the 2015-2016 school year.

 


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We are FC!

Watch as FCS continues our journey to become a "District of Distinction!" We are FC!


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Faculty and Staff,

As we return from Spring Break, our work now must intensify as we prepare students for state assessments, final grade/class/course requirements and graduation. As we conveyed to the principals, this is the most important time of the year. These last remaining weeks will make or break us. It is so important to end the school year on a good note.

 


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April Calendar of Events

The Fleming County Schools April 2015 Calendar of Events is available online - click here to view.


Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year will be held on April 15th, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Fleming Mason Energy.


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Breakfast Challenge Winners

Congratulations to Fleming County High School for their 1st place finish in the Kentucky Breakfast Challenge.  They had the most improved breakfast participation rate statewide over the past year in their division. They received a $1,500 prize which has been utilized for their breakfast program.  Simons Middle School also placed 2nd statewide in their division, receiving a $1,000 prize for their program.  Research shows that students who eat breakfast have improved overall health and academic success, so please join us in encouraging our students to eat breakfast!


Operation Preparation 2015

FCS 8th & 10th grade students have been preparing for their future at Operation Preparation 2015.  We appreciate all our community partners who have volunteered their time and expertise to provide insight for our students on their future careers - your support is making a difference in the lives of our students!


School Closing

Fleming County Schools will be closed Friday, March 6th due to weather and road conditions.  


16th Region Basketball Tournament Postponed

Due to inclement weather, the Boys Basketball 16th Region Tournament has been postponed.  The Fleming County game vs. Raceland will be held on Sunday, March 8th beginning at approximately 3:30 p.m. at Morehead Sate University's Johnson Arena. 


School Closing

Fleming County Schools will be closed Thursday, March 5th due to inclement weather. 


Early Dismissal 3-4-15

Fleming County Schools will be dismissing early today beginning at 1:30 p.m. at FCHS, SMS, & FES. EES, HES, & WES will dismiss as soon as buses arrive from FCHS & SMS. 


March Calendar of Events

Click here to view the Fleming County Schools March 2015 Calendar of Events.


School Delay 2/27/15

Fleming County Schools will operate on a one-hour delay on Friday, February 27th.  Students will be dismissed at the normal dismissal time.


School Delay 2/26/15

Fleming County Schools will operate on a one-hour delay on Plan B on Thursday, February 26th.  School start times will be delayed by one hour; however, students will be dismissed at their normal dismissal time.  For information on Plan B, please click here.


School Delay

Fleming County Schools will operate on a one-hour delay Wednesday, February 25th.


School Closing

Fleming County Schools will be closed Tuesday, February 24th due to inclement weather.


School Closing

Fleming County Schools will be closed Monday, February 23rd due to road conditions and falling temperatures.  


School Closing

Fleming County Schools will be closed Thursday, February 19th and Friday, February 20th due to inclement weather.


School Closing - February 18, 2015

Fleming County Schools will be closed Wednesday, February 18th due to inclement weather.


School Closing

Fleming County Schools will be closed Tuesday, February 17th due to inclement weather.