Saturday, March 25, 2017

Welcome to Paris Elementary!

"Success ~ One By One"

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One of our top priorities is active communication with parents and our community.  This website was designed to be a user-friendly communication tool.  We hope you will find the design aesthetically pleasing and the content current and informative.  Please access the site often for current news, important announcements, student photos, school forms and class information.  We welcome your feedback!

Important Notice!
Paris Elementary school is now a Latex Free Balloon Zone due to student's with severe allergies. 

Team Recognized
   The elementary academic team was recognized at the monthly board meeting for their success at Governors Cup!

Book Fair Open This Week

Kindergarten Registration!

Cardboard Arcade
The Cardboard Arcade Game Night was a huge success! Members of the community came out to support our 3rd Graders! As always, more pictures are available on the Facebook page.

Book Character Day
 Students enjoy dressing up as their favorite book character as part of Read Across America Week.

Field Trip
 As part of Black History Month, 5th grade students were able to take a trip to Louisville and visit the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

Dental Health
 Local dentist Amanda Thornberry came and talked to Kindergartners about dental health and gave them all toothbrushes, toothpaste, and floss.

Winter Ball

The Elementary hosted their first ball. A Prince and Princess was crowned from each grade.
Check out the Facebook page for more pictures.

100 Days Down
 PES celebrates the 100th day of school by dressing as 100 year olds or wearing 100 items.

Spelling Bee Winners
   Congratulations to the winners of the 4th/5th grade spelling bee. 5th grader Kitty Berry(second from right) was the overall winner and will advance to the county wide bee.
   Congratulations to 3rd grader John Taylor Yazell(center) for winning the 2nd/3rd grade spelling bee.
   Congratulations to 1st grader Jamarcus Foster(center) for winning the K/1st grade bee.

Attendance Reward
  Elementary students were told that if they meet their attendance goal for the month of December then they could duct tape their principal to the wall! Well congratulations PES for meeting your 96% goal!

After School Clubs
PES offers after school clubs to its students to help expand their interests. To see more pictures and read more information click here.

Project Based Learning
Students invited their families to come see the projects they have been working on. Each grade had a different theme ranging from sending goodies to our soldiers to detecting illnesses. More pictures and information will be on the Facebook page and in next week's Bourbon County Citizen.

Student Government
The 5th grade class elected their new government officials.

Veterans Day
PES hosted Veterans for breakfast and a program that included songs and poetry from students. Students were also able to meet the Veterans and tell them Thank you.

New Anti-Bullying Program
PES has planned an amazing anti-bullying kick-off assembly for the new Olweus Bullying Prevention program to be used weekly. The kick-off is on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 1:15 p.m. in our gym. Parents and the community are welcome to attend! The Harlem Ambassador basketball team will perform, and we will learn more about our new anti-bullying program. The 4 school-wide Olweus rules are: 1. We will not bully others. 2. We will try to help students who are bullied. 3. We will try to include students who are left out. 4. If we know that someone is being bullied, we will tell an adult at school and an adult at home.
PES Counselor Donna Combs welcomed the Harlem Ambassadors. Combs will be promoting Anti-Bullying with a program or message once a week. The Ambassadors came to share their stories of Bullying and even used some students in their skit.

Annual Carnival
students paint pumpkins  PES hosted its annual Fall Carnival last weekend. Children and their parents participated in pumpkin decorating, a cake walk, haunted house, games, a raffle and silent auction. More pictures are available on the PES Facebook page.

Exciting Week for PES
teachers singing 

The Focus last week was mainly on Homecoming, but more importantly PES saw a huge jump in test scores! They were rated a Proficient School with their increase being in the Top 10% of the state! The top photo shows teachers singing for their students while celebrating their scores.
The bottom photo is the 3rd-5th Grade Homecoming Court. Each grade had representatives and crowned a Prince/Princess at the Homecoming Festivities as part of a fundraiser.

 homecoming students

Students Enjoy Field Trips
Group photo at museum 
Students in Kindergarten and 1st grade have enjoyed their field trip days. The Kindergarten class (top photo) toured the Hopewell Museum were they learned how to make a quilt design, look through old photographs, and learn more about the community through an interactive play area.The 1st graders took their trip to the Public Library. They were given a tour of the new and old part of the building and learned how to obtain a library card. The trip was to show how lucky the students are to have access to so many books while they learned about how many children do not have any books at all.
 group photo at library

Event Filled Week at PES
Last week PES hosted two big events! They had a family math night for parents and students to come and participate in fun math themed activities. The week ended with the annual Grandparents Day lunch. Grandparents were invited to come have lunch with their grandchildren and then shop at the book fair!

Ready For The New School Year

      The building is bright and
          decorated and ready to
shiny and classrooms are
welcome back our Little Hounds!

pdated Elementary Dress Code
Paris Elementary has updated the Student Dress Code for the 2016-2017 school year! To see the new Dress Code click here.
Class Lists
Paris Elementary School announces class lists for 2016-2017. To see the class lists for the coming school year please click here

Mrs. Norris Honored
  Congratulations to PES reading intervention teacher, Mrs. Ashley Norris, for receiving the Campbellsville University "Excellence in Teaching Award" for 2016.

  Fifth grade students worked in teams to create a city using their geometry, area and volume skills.


PES "Lighting It Up Blue" for Autism Awareness!

State Winner!

  Paris Elementary would like to congratulate Michaela Benson for being announced as the first place state winner for the Daughters of the American Revolution Stamp Design Art Contest.  She will be honored at a special award ceremony by the DAR organization.

"Helping Hounds" Volunteer Program is Great Success

With twenty-seven community volunteers making a commitment to Paris Elementary students, the "Helping Hounds" Volunteer Program was a great success.  Please click here to view the newspaper article published in the April 6th edition of The Bourbon County Citizen.

4H Speech Winners!
Twenty PES 4th and 5th grade students competed in the 4H speech and demonstration competition. Six students will move on to the regional competition: Trinity, Briley, Blake, Chelsea, Emily, and Makayla. Congratulations!  Not pictured: Luke and Katherine.

Career Day at PES!

PES hosted Career Fair Day! Thank you to all of our local community helpers for sharing your occupations with our students! 

The Great Fossil Find!
Paris Elementary third grade students in Ms. Alison Lenhart's class use fossils and their Skeletal Resource Manuals to see what fossils can teach us about the past.   

PHS Key Club Partners with Elementary
  Key Club members partnered with Paris Elementary third graders and their teachers to create Valentine's Day cards for the residents at Bourbon Heights. Key Club members and the PES third graders worked hard to make over 150 cards for the residents to enjoy at their Sweetheart Dinner.

Structural Engineers at Work
  Second graders in Ms. Roby's class designed and built models of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Engineering Design in Third Grade
  Third grade students share their Engineering Projects with Mrs. Jennifer Brooks' Second Graders. 

Early Settlement Reader's Theatre
Mrs. Cornett's fifth graders performed skits about Roanoke, Jamestown, and Plymouth.

Animal Structures
Students in Mrs. Morris applied engineering and design standards to create animal structures. 

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            Paris, KY 40361
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            Rachelle Schjoll, Principal
            Lisa Sullivan, Secretary


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