District News

SAFETY UPDATE Safety Update

In August, the Board of Education approved a two-year School Safety Strategic Plan aimed at strengthening safety efforts throughout the district. The $415,000 plan covers four focus areas, including mental health, safety drills and protocols, supervision and security—with seventeen stated goals and specific action plans.

BOYLE COUNTY EDUCATION FOUNDATION LAUNCHES TAKE A SEAT FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN Take a Seat

The Boyle County Education Foundation, Inc. has launched a fundraising effort in support of the new Boyle County Schools Theatre for the Performing Arts. The goal for the Take a Seat campaign is to raise  $125,000—the cost of purchasing and installing the theatre’s 500 seats. Campaign gifts of $250 will be recognized with an engraved plaque affixed to a seat.

LEGAL NOTICE Legal Notice

The Boyle County Board of Education will accept proposals in its Central Office until 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 26, 2018, for parallel services in addition to current section 125 plan offerings.

SEPTEMBER 20 BOARD MEETING CANCELLED News

The September 20, 2018, regular meeting of the Boyle County Board of Education has been cancelled. The meeting will be rescheduled.  

BOARD ADOPTS COMPENSATING TAX RATE News

On August 30, the Boyle County Board of Education held a public hearing to gather community input on the proposed tax levy for the 2019 fiscal year. During the special called board meeting that followed, the Board of Education approved a compensating tax rate of 71.8 cents per $100 of assessed property value. 

START WITH HELLO WEEK BEGINS Start With Hello Week

Over the next few weeks, Boyle County elementary schools will be making a difference by participating in Start with Hello Week. Organized by the Sandy Hook Promise Organization, the initiative is a youth violence prevention program aimed at teaching students the skills they need to reach out to those who may be dealing with chronic social isolation.

LEGAL NOTICE - INVITATION FOR BID Legal Notice

The Boyle County Board of Education will accept bids in its Central Office (101 Citation Drive Suite C, Danville, KY 40422) until 10:00 AM, Monday, September 10, 2018, for the new Boyle County Middle School Performing Arts Theater Seating.

JCES AND PES JOIN COMMUNITY ELIGIBILITY PROVISION CEP

This school year, Junction City Elementary (JCES) and Perryville Elementary (PES) schools will offer breakfasts and lunches to all students at no cost through the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) of the National School Lunch Program. The CEP is a provision under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 that eliminates the need for schools in low-income areas to collect applications for free and reduced-price meals.

INVITATION TO BID Invitation to Bid

The Boyle County School System will be soliciting sealed bids beginning on Friday, July
27, to Tuesday, August 7, 2018, on surplus items including but not limited to the
following:

ACTIVE SHOOTER EXERCISE PLANNED AT BCHS ON AUG 3 Active Shooter Meeting

Boyle County High School will be the site of a mock active shooter exercise on August 3, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Led by the Danville-Boyle County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), the full-scale exercise will test the responsiveness of local emergency agencies during an active shooter scenario.

BOARD HOLDS FIRST READING OF SAFETY STRATEGIC PLAN Board Hears Safety Plan

Last night, the Boyle County Board of Education held the first reading of a three-year School Safety Strategic Plan. The draft plan, prepared by the Boyle County Schools’ Safety Strategic Planning Committee, outlines recommendations to add school resource officers, introduce a new visitor management system, expand safety trainings and enhance mental health support structures.

LEGAL NOTICE Legal Notice

The Boyle County Board of Education will accept bids in its Central Office until 10:00 AM, Monday, July 9, 2018, for the following products: 

BOARD APPROVES PARTICIPATION IN COMMUNITY ELIGIBILITY PROVISION School Food Services

The Board of Education approved Perryville and Junction City elementary schools' participation in the USDA’s Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), at Thursday’s special called board meeting.

DATE SET FOR 2018-2019 SPORTS PHYSICALS Sports Physicals Scheduled

Sports Physicals for the 2018-2019 school year will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm for $10.  The event will be held at Ephraim McDowell Family and Internal Medicine located (across the street from the Bunny Davis Tennis Courts) at 105 Ponder Court, Suite 104, Danville, Kentucky. 

LEGAL NOTICE Legal Notice

The Boyle County Board of Education will accept bids in its Central Office (101 Citation Drive Suite C, Danville, Kentucky 40422) until 10:00 am, Friday, June 4, 2018, for the following products:

ELEVEN REBELS NAMED GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS Governor's Scholars

Eleven Boyle County High School juniors have been selected to participate in the 2018 Kentucky Governor’s Schools Programs. The Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) and the Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) are summer residential programs that offer intense learning experiences to the state’s top students.

COMMISSIONER APPOINTS NEW BOARD MEMBER News

Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner, Stephen Pruitt, has appointed Laura Guerrant to the Boyle County Board of Education as the Division #5 representative. Guerrant took the oath of office on Thursday, April 12, at a special called board meeting. 

BOARD AMENDS SCHOOL CALENDAR Board Amends Calendar

The Boyle County Board of Education approved a plan to amend the 2017 - 2018 school calendar at a special called meeting on Thursday, April 12. The plan shifts the last day of school for students to May 31, accounting for four non-traditional instruction days and eight school closure days.

MESSAGE FROM SUPERINTENDENT LAFAVERS Message from the Superindendent

Boyle County Schools will be closed on Friday, April 13, 2018, to allow staff the opportunity to travel to Frankfort and advocate for our students and public education.

BCMS HOSTS SOCIAL MEDIA PARENT NIGHT Social Media Parent Night

Guest speakers Scott Harvey, Jeremy Congdon and Lisa Dollins will discussed strategies and practical advice for helping tweens and teens develop a positive digital footprint during this free community-wide event.

BOYLE COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSED TODAY News Release

The Boyle County school district is closed today due to a high volume of staff absences. By early this morning, one fourth of the district’s teachers had reported that they would not be at school today. 

BOYLE COUNTY SCHOOLS INVITATION TO BID Invitation to Bid

The Board of Education will accept sealed proposals in its Central Office for the purpose of securing a district wide lease agreement for copiers beginning February 19, 2018 at 8:00 AM.

SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT Special Assembly

BCHS students invited to engage in open dialogue about school safety.

BOARD AMENDS SCHOOL CALENDAR School Calendar Amended

The Board of Education approved a plan to amend the 2017 - 2018 school calendar by changing March 16 to an instructional day.

NOTICE OF VACANT BOARD OF EDUCATION SEAT Notice of Vacant BOE Seat

The Kentucky Commissioner of Education is seeking applicants to be considered for appointment to the Boyle County Board of Education.

BOYLE COUNTY SCHOOLS INVITATION TO BID Invitation to Bid

The Boyle County School System will be soliciting sealed bids beginning on Monday, January 22, to Friday, February 2, 2018...

WELLNESS REPORT PRESENTED TONIGHT

The Boyle County Schools' annual Wellness Report will be presented tonight at the regular Board of Education meeting.

Fiber Bid

The Boyle County Board of Education will accept bids in its Central Office until 11:00 AM, Wednesday, January 3, 2018 for the purpose of of replacing network fiber on the main campus. This includes connectivity to Boyle County Middle School, Boyle County High School, Woodlawn Elementary, Bus Garage, Stadium Press Box, and a terminating point for the new location of Boyle County Middle School. Specifications may be obtained  at the Central Office (101 Citation Drive, Suite C, Danville, KY  40422) or on the Boyle County School District Website. Bids will be opened at 11:30 on January 3, 2018.

BID DOCUMENT

REBELS CHAMPIONSHIP GAMEDAY GUIDE Gameday Guide

BCHS Football competes for its 8th state title! Coach Chuck Smith and the Boyle County Rebels punched their tickets to the Class 3A state final with a 14-7 victory over Elizabethtown on Friday. 

District Wellness Committee Meeting Whole School Image

The public is invited to attend a District Wellness Committee meeting on Monday, October 30, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. 

NEW CHILD IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS New Immunization Requirements Released

Beginning July 1, 2018, all students in preschool through 12th grade must show proof of having received two doses of the Hepatitis A vaccine to attend school. In addition, students aged 16 years or older must show proof of having received two doses of the Meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) vaccine. If the first dose of MenACWY was received at age 16 or older, the second dose is not required for school entry.

SAFETY UPDATE SENT HOME TODAY Student Safety Forum

Earlier this week, many of our high school students participated in a face-to-face, honest conversation with administrators about safety in our schools. These powerful conversations left us hopeful for the future and determined to identify and reinforce our efforts. 

THEATRE PROGRAM RECEIVES NBC'S R.I.S.E. AMERICA GRANT RISE America Program Grant

Boyle County High School has been awarded a $10,000 grant to enhance and revitalize its theatre program. Inspired by NBC’s upcoming drama Rise, the network’s R.I.S.E. (Recognizing and Inspiring Student Expression) America program has awarded grants to 50 high schools across the nation.

FOUR NAMED 2018 NATIONAL MERIT FINALISTS National Merit Finalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has included four Boyle County High School seniors on its list of approximately 15,000 National Merit Scholarship Finalists. 

STUDENTS WIN CONSERVATION AWARDS Conservation District Awards

The Boyle County Conservation District hosted an awards banquet honoring students and teachers for their participation in the 2017 Conservation Writing and Jim Claypool Art Contest: Water is Life.

2017-2018 SCHOOL CALENDAR AMENDED 2017 - 2018 Calendar Amended

Board of Education approves plan to attend school on Presidents' Day, February 19. The updated calendar is now available.

GROUND BROKEN ON NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL Groundbreaking Ceremony

On January 23, Board members, staff, students and community leaders gathered to break ceremonial ground...

2018-2019 SCHOOL CALENDAR RELEASED 2018 -2019 School Calendar Released

The Board of Education approved the 2018-2019 calendar at its regular monthly meeting on December 21.

BCHS ACT SCORES HIT RECORD HIGH A record of 53 BCHS seniors scored an average composite score of 28+ on the ACT

The Class of 2018 averaged a composite ACT score of 22.4 — the highest score in school history.