Crossroads Elementary School News

Bath County School District Wireless Access Update For All Users

Wireless access will require login with your email address and password starting September 30th on all devices that use the Bath County Schools wireless network. Staff and Students will have separate Wireless Access Portals after this date. Staff members are to use the BCS-Staff wi-fi network. Students are to use the BCS-Student wi-fi network. It is important to choose the correct network when connecting your device. A staff member’s logon with only work with the BCS-Staff wi-fi network, and a student’s logon with only work with the BCS-Student wi-fi network.  Activity on the wireless network can then be tracked to the individual sign-on.  Do not allow another person to use your login credentials.

During this transition period until September 30, you may proceed with connecting your personally owned devices, district and school owned ipads, ipods and kindles to one of the new wi-fi networks. This will ensure your device will have access after September 30th. District owned windows laptops will automatically configure with new settings and DO NOT require any action from the user. If you have trouble with a district owned windows laptop connection to wi-fi after September 30th, please contact the IT department. The old wi-fi networks, Bath and BCSGuest, will be removed on October 1st and will not be available after that date.

For more information on how to connect your device, please visit the Staff and Student Wi-fi How to on the district website under Staff Resource or Student Resources.


2014 Educators of the Year

          

2014 Educators of the Year

At the 2014 Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet, Elaine Rice, OES Art, Music and Humanities Teacher, and Burnsy Stewart, Transportation/Facilites Director were named the 2014 Educators of the Year.  Congratulations to both of these Bath County School District educators!


The Walking Classroom

Michele Bradley, fourth grade teacher at CES, recently applied for and received a donated set of "Walk-Its" from The Walking Classroom. The program is designed to get students up and moving, while learning about information related to the grade specific content. We are very excited about using this program to encourage fitness and fun, all the while leaning.


Household Income Form

Attention Bath County Parents! 

Help your child and the schools’ eligibility for state and federal programs.

Have you completed the HOUSEHOLD AND INCOME FORM?  Beginning August 18, all Bath County students will be served breakfast and lunch, FREE OF CHARGE, regardless of income.  Please help your child and the school by completing the HIF form.

Why complete the form?  This allows the school to be able to determine eligibility for additional programs for which your child(ren) may qualify.

What additional programs will this help?  All  students will receive free meals and the completion of the HIF form helps determine funding for Family Resource Centers, KEES Scholarship, Technology, Gifted and Talented Services, Textbooks, School Fees Waivers, and numerous other programs.

Click here for a copy of the Household Income Form.


Bath County Schools Preschool Registration

Preschool registration for the 2014-15 school year will take place on Friday, August 22nd from 9:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. at the Bath County Board of Education Annex.  Contact Christina Grace or Lisa Stewart at 606.674.6314 to schedule a screening appointment. 

Income eligible children that will be four-years-old by AUGUST 1st can attend preschool.   Identified disabled three-year-olds are eligible for preschool services as of their third birthday. 

A small number of four-year-olds may be enrolled by paying tuition.  This number is determined by space available upon enrollment of all income eligible and disabled students.

At registration, each child will be provided with free hearing screening, vision screening and developmental screenings.  These screenings take approximately an hour to complete. Parents need to make sure that their children have been fed and have rested properly prior to registration.

Please bring the following pieces of information to registration:

  1. an official birth certificate
  2. an official immunization document
  3. current physical examination (within last 6 months)
  4. eye examination conducted by an optometrist or ophthalmologist
  5. proof of income (W-2s or last year’s tax forms preferred)

Bath County Schools Delayed Opening

New Information:

The Bath County Board of Education voted in the August 6 special called meeting to delay the start of school for the 2014-15 school year. 

The first day for students will be Monday, August 18, 2014.


Changes to Lunch Pricing

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Summer Drama Camp

Members of the cast of Alice in Owingsville (not Wonderland) presented selections from their play performed on June 27 at Bath County Middle School at the June Board of Education meeting.  Cast members are shown above with advisers, Kathy Adams and Jennifer Blount, and Superintendent Harvey Tackett after receiving their Certificates of Appreciation from the Board.


Summer Feeding Program

Schedule for the Summer



CES "Blue Out" for Autism Awareness

CES Faculty and Staff wore blue on April 2, 2014 to support Autism Awareness Month


Crossroads Elementary Academic Team

For three years in a row, the Crossroads Elementary School Academic Team has received District titles during the annual District Governor's Competition.  On Saturday, March 1st, the team took home the District Runner-Up title, after competing with 4 other schools from Bath, Menifee, and Montgomery counties.  The Future Problem Team, consisting of Chynah Thompson, Zack Otis, Angel Stewart, Ryleigh Crouch, and Mallory Brashear (serving as alternate) placed 1st out of the 5 teams participating. Many students on the team placed in individual events as well. 
Emily Green - 3rd place Math, 4th place Social Studies
Zack Otis - tied for 4th place Math
Wesley Tincher - tied for 4th place Math
Hadley Alderman - 2nd place Science
Jenna Cassady - 3rd place Science
Chynah Thompson - 1st place Arts and Humanities
Hunter Bradley - 4th place Language Arts
Angel Stewart - 3rd place Composition
Those students placing, as well as the FPS team will advance on to Regional Competition on March 18th (FPS and Composition) and March 22nd (Written Assesment). Congratulations to the CES Academic Team and best of luck at Regionals!!


Bath County Health Fair & Community Resources


Presidents' Day - February 17, 2014 - School on Regular Schedule

 

Because of the number of weather days that Bath County Schools have missed,  Presidents' Day, Monday, February 17, 2014, will be a regular school day.


WTVQ 36 Interview with Mr. Tackett about School Closings

http://www.wtvq.com/content/localnews/story/How-Will-KY-Schools-Make-Up-Snow-Days/OLicHVPMeEaojuWBSSApRw.cspx

 

Ian Preston of WTVQ-TV Ch. 36 interviewed Bath County Superintendent, Mr. Harvey Tackett, and Bath County parents concerning school closings and the impact on our school calendar.  Click the link above to view the video clip from the WTVQ website.

A quote from Mr. Tackett in the article, "Superintendent Harvey Tackett says about 90% of the students in the Bath County district live in rural areas on roads that are not plowed or treated for ice. He says it would be a safety issue if school buses tried to drive down some of those icy roads."
 


Title I Information for Parents

All Bath County Schools are district-wide Title I schools.  This federal funding allows for your child’s school to provide more parent involvement, supplies, technology, and  teachers.   As a parent, you may contact your child’s school at any time and ask about these services and the professional qualifications of your child’s teachers. 


December Board Spotlight

Crossroads students were the Spotlight at the December Board meerting on Monday, December 16, 2013. The first picture is Alana Sholar and Matthew Coyle demonstrating their reading ability. The second picture is Mr. Tackett, Mrs. Sholar, Anglida Stewart, Abby Barnett, Matthew Coyle, Alana Sholar, Zachary Otis, Mr. Thatcher and Mrs. Jamison.


2014 District Comprehensive Plan

The 2014 District Comprehensive Improvement Plan can be viewed under Comprehensive Improvement Plans by clicking Forms and Links on the top right of the main menu.  If you have suggestions, questions or concerns, please contact Rhonda Back at rhonda.back@bath.kyschools.us or 606-674-2101 Ext. 5108.


Schools Closed Monday, December 9

Bath County Schools will be closed Monday, December 9, due to weather and the boil water advisory.


CES Kindergarten Students Ready for Thanksgiving


The CAT Bash

 

Show your wildcat pride Saturday night at:

The CAT BASH

Bath County’s Boys and Girls Basketball Teams

Are ready to play ball!

Traditional Red/White Scrimmage featuring the players!

Bring a non-perishable food item and receive a free red or white towel!

There will be a SPIRIT AWARD given to the “wildcat” with the most school spirit!

Award will be a basketball signed by both teams!

BCHS Gym - 6:00 p.m.

GO BIG RED!!!


Christmas Crafts on a Budget
CES Tree for Festival of the Trees

CES decorated this tree to submit to the Bath County Arts Council Festival of the Trees held at the Bath County Memorial Library from December 2-7, 2013.


CES STLP Competes at State

CES STLP students traveled to Lexington to compete at the State Competition.  Students competed in Cinemania where their video was selected to advance to the second level of judging.  They also competed in Photo on Demand, Racing to the Future, and Dell & Microsoft Gaming. 

CES STLP Students: (left to right) Mackenzy Vice, Morgan Hedges, Hadley Alderman, Kim Wolfe, Katelyn Caldwell, Selah Bussell, Wesley Tincher, Andrew Coyle, Hunter Bradley, & Caleb Rushing

 

Andrew Coyle places 2nd in Dell & Microsoft Gaming


Happy @ CES
Crossroads Elementary Proficient/Distinguished Students

Students from Crossroads Elementary pictured above "walked the red carpet" at Bath County High School to celebrate their successes as Proficient and Distinguished students based on testing results from 2013.  Students received a medal and a treat bag to recognize their accomplishments.


CES 2014-15 Kindergarten Registration

New Kindergarten Students for 2014-15 School Year
Registration for the upcoming school year for students enrolling in Kindergarten at Crossroads Elementary will be the week of May 5-9. You may stop by at any time that week to fill out the enrollment forms for the upcoming school year. You do not need to bring your child with you for enrollment. If your child is enrolled in Preschool or Head Start, you do not need to come in on those days, their enrollment is being taken care of through those programs. All incoming Kindergarten students need the following: Certified Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, Immunization certification, Vision Exam, Dental Exam, Physical Exam. Please bring the forms that you have completed at this time when you come to enroll. All forms must be turned in by the first day of school on August 6, 2014. If you have any questions please call the school for further assistance.

On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, Quality Care for Kids will be at Crossroads Elementary School providing vision and hearing screening.


STLP 2014 State Winners Celebrated at May Board Meeting

Bath County students who received 1st or 2nd place at the STLP State Championship held in Rupp Arena in April were recognized for their accomplishments at the May meeting of the Bath County Board of Education.


BCHS Drama Presents Play "Blended"

BCHS presents to the community a play, "Blended" on December 20, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the BCHS gym.  Admission prices:  Adults $3 Children $1 Children under 5 Free


Cool School 2014

 


Bath County Students Compete at State STLP Conference

Bath County Schools were well represented at the 2014 State STLP Conference held at Rupp Arena on April 22, 2014.  All four Bath County schools entered students and teams in a variety of events.  There were over 5000 student competitors from all over the state at the one-day event.   First and second place winners walked across the stage to receive an award.   Bath County students who were winners are:

1st Place Help Desk--Devin Matthews, Xandi Jent, Allie Leach, Peyton Rogers, and Isaiah Boyd (OES)
1st Place Original Photography--Will Ratliff (OES)

2nd Place Gaming--Andrew Coyle (CES)
2nd Place Graphic Design--Madison Hardin (OES)
2nd Place Website Design--Madison Hardin (OES)

2nd Place Learning Games Design Challenge--Tessia Welch & Ashley Fore (BCMS)
Cybershorts--Stone Barrett (BCMS)

Congratulations to all!  You can view all of the photos from the event at the following links:  http://www.bath.k12.ky.us/school_photoGallery.aspx?CategoryId=650&schoolid=4 or http://www.bath.kyschools.us/DistrictGallery.aspx?CategoryId=648&schoolid=0

 


CES 2014-2015 Classroom Supply Lists

Kindergarten Supply List

1st Grade Supply List

2nd Grade Supply List

3rd Grade Supply List

4th Grade Supply List

5th Grade Supply List


Nondiscrimination Statement
 

The Bath County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis
of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, age or disabling condition in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Name and/or Title:  Teresa Caudill, Title IX Coordinator
Address:  405 West Main Street, Owingsville, KY  40360
Telephone No.:  (606) 674-6314

Name and/or Title:  Christina Grace, Section 504/ADA Coordinator
Address:  405 West Main Street, Owingsville, KY  40360
Telephone No.:  (606) 674-6314

Grievance procedures can be found by searching the Bath County Board of Education Online Manual:  http://policy.ksba.org/B05 or by clicking the Online Manual link under Forms and Links on the district webpage.

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