Menifee Elementary News

Attendance for the 2015-16 School Year

August 6, 2015 – May 24, 2016

BES 94.17%
MES 94.65%
MCHS 93.91%
Summer Food Service Program Sites and Dates

The Menifee County School District will begin the Summer Feeding Program on June 6, 2016, and complete service on July 29, 2016.  One holiday will be observed during this time period of July 4, 2016 and meals will not be provided on that date.  Please see article for Site and Date for an up to date schedule.

Menifee County Central Office Closed

Due to roof work, the Menifee County Central Office will be closed until further notice. You may still call 768-8002 to reach the secretary or come to the MRC Building located directly behind the Menifee Sheriff's Office for assistance. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Weekly Attendance

May 9th-13th

BES 96.89%
MES 96.41%
MCHS 93.52%
Indicator 8 Parent Letter

Dear Parents,

We need your input! Our school district and the Kentucky Department of Education want to hear from parents regarding how well your child’s school is doing to involve you in the process of providing special education services through your child’s IEP. Please click here to view the letter.

MES Testing Newsletter

Click here to view the MES Testing Newsletter.

MES Parent Surveys for Principal Selection

Dear Menifee Elementary School Parents/Students,

Please take a few minutes to answer the parent/student survey questions for the SBDM principal selection process by responding to the following surveys:  
Grades K-3 - K-3 MES Parent/Student Survey for Principal Selection
Grades 4-8 - MES Parent/Student Survey for Principal Selection  

These surveys will be open until 11:59PM on May 11th.

Gov. Matt Bevin K-Prep Test Encouragement

Click article to see a video from Gov. Matt Bevin encouraging students to do the very best they can on the K-Prep test.

 

Students Asked

Students have asked for it, and now they will have it.

MCHS Cafeteria…

will have…

STROMBOLI

Friday May 6, 2016.

Weekly Attendance

April 18th – April 22nd

BES 93.23%
MES 92.62%
MCHS 94.08%
Summer Food Service Program

The Menifee County School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis, at the sites and times.
Begins—6-6-2016
Ends—7-29-2016
If interested in becoming a site or being a site again please contact Jeff Melkulcok, Food Service Director.

MCHS Greenhouse

The MCHS Greenhouse is open and ready for business! They have tomato and pepper plants in many varieties. Several beautiful flowers to choose from including geraniums, petunias, impatiens and begonias. Please visit our greenhouse by calling 768-8102 and speaking with Mr. Toby Sorrell and support our outstanding agriculture programs!

Weekly Attendance

March 28th – April 1st
BES               94.77%
MES              93.61%
MCHS            93.75%

Kindergarten Registration

Botts Elementary School and Menifee Elementary School will hold Kindergarten registration on April 1st from 9AM-5PM. You may register at the school your child will attend. Please see article for more info.

Menifee County Head Start/Preschool 2016-2017 Registration

Menifee County
Head Start/Preschool Registration

Head Start registration for the 2016-2017 school year will take place from 8:30-3:30 at the Bethel Baptist Church Gym Friday April 8th 2016. Please see the article for more info.

Weekly Attendance

February 29th -  March 3rd

BES 92.55%
MES 95.45%
MCHS 92.59%
Information From Our Food Service Director
Campbellsville University 2016 Excellence in Teaching Awards

It is with great pleasure that I am able to inform you of our 3 district educators that will be representing Menifee County Schools at the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Awards Program at Campbellsville University in May.

The following have been selected by fellow colleagues:

  • Katrina Hiler      Elementary Award Recipient
  • Debra Craver     Middle School Award Recipient
  • Lana Swartz      High School Award Recipient

This statewide recognition is for three of our outstanding teachers who exemplify leadership and professionalism each and every day. Congratulations to them!  

Timothy D. Spencer
Menifee County Schools
State Manager

Weekly Attendance
February 22nd-26th
BES
93.54%
MES
94.82%
MCHS
93.45%
MES Book Fair

February 29th - March 4th 8:00AM-3:00PM

  • Monday.............."Fox in Socks". Crazy sock day.  Wear your crazy socks.
  • Tuesday.............."Wear groovy clothes...Tie-dye".  Wear your tie-dye shirts and peace out with a good book.
  • Wednesday........"Wacky Wednesday".  Dress in wacky clothes or Dr. Seuss attire.
  • Thursday............"Spotted you Reading Day".  Wear as many polka dots as you can.
  • Friday................."Cat in the Hat" Day.  Wear a hat to school.

Please see article for more info.

The Menifee County School District will be dismissing this afternoon on regular time. We will be running on Plan B dismissal, which means you may need to come out and pick your child up at the main road. Also any and all after school activities have been cancelled for this afternoon and evening.

Title I Parent Involvement Meeting

There will be a Title I Parent Involvement meeting at the Menifee County Board of Education on February 24th at 5PM. Everyone is invited to attend.

Governor’s Cup Competition Rescheduled

We will have written assessments tomorrow, Jan. 26 beginning at 5PM.  Quick recall will be on Thursday, Jan. 28 beginning at 5PM.  Awards will be given out following each of the events.

Little League Basketball Games Cancelled

All Little League basketball games are cancelled for tomorrow

Governor’s Cup Competition Postponed

The Governor’s Cup Competition scheduled for Saturday January 23rd at Menifee Elementary School has been postponed.  Details about rescheduling will be posted at a later date.

Weekly Attendance

January 11th -  January 15th
 

BES 92.90%
MES 94.74%
MCHS 91.67%

 

Weekly Attendance

January 4th – January 8th

BES 95.86%
MES 96.62%
MCHS 93.73%
Semester Attendance

August 6th – December 18th

BES 94.51%
MES 94.94%
MCHS 94.27%
Weekly Attendance

December 14th – December 18th

BES 95.84%
MES 96.28%
MCHS 93.33%
Draft Comprehensive District Improvement Plan

This is our draft comprehensive district improvement plan for January 2016 to January 2017.  This draft plan is posted for public comments.  Once approved, changes or additions will be ongoing as this is a working document.  If there are questions or concerns contact Mrs. Catherine Hacker or Mr. Tim Spencer at central office.  Our contact information is located on the website resources.

Draft Comprehensive District Improvement Plan

Weekly Attendance

December 7th – December 11th

BES  93.97%
MES 93.62%
MCHS 93.13%
Menifee County Board of Education Job Fair

Wednesday, Dec. 16
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Menifee Co. Public Library
1585 Main Street
Frenchburg, KY 40322

Please see article for more info.

Roof Repairs

Repairs to the MES roof will begin in the month of December and continue till completion in February(Weather permitting).  These repairs should not hinder our academics for our students.

Little League Basketball Draft/Team Tryouts

On Saturday, November 21, 2015 Little League Basketball will be having draft/team tryouts.  The schedule will be as follows:

Kindergarten & 1st grade: 10 am - 11 am

2nd & 3rd grade: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

4th & 5th grade: 1 pm - 2 pm

Please see article for more info.

Smiles Program

Will be at BES, MES, and MCHS on Dec.15th and 16th
Please see article for permission slip and more info about the program.

Fall Concert presented by the MES and MCHS Bands

Everyone is invited to the Fall Concert presented by the Menifee County Elementary and High School Bands.  It will be held Monday, Nov. 16, at 7:00 PM in Menifee Elementary Gym.  Admission is $2, Kindergarten through adult.  All band students, grades 6 - 12, will be performing.

Weekly Attendance

November 9th – November 13th

BES 91.98%
MCE 92.59%
MCHS 92.48%

              
            
           

Weekly Attendance

October 26th – 30th

BES                94.44%
MCE               91.45%
MCHS            92.72%

Weekly Attendance

October 20th – October 23rd

BES                94.69%

MCE               94.25%

MCHS            94.10%

Weekly Attendance

October 12th-15th

BES                93.96%
MCE               93.88%
MCHS            92.48%

Community Stakeholders Meeting

The Menifee County School District will hold a Community Stakeholders meeting on Thursday, October 8th at 5pm in the Menifee County High School library. This meeting is the second meeting involving a team of community leaders and school staff reviewing the MCSD's Mission and Vision Statements. The public is invited to attend and watch this process.

Notice of Hearing

The Menifee County Board of Education will hold a public hearing in the Menifee County High School Band Room on September 24th, at 5:00 pm to hear public comments regarding a proposed general fund tax levy of 48.7 cents on real property and 48.7 cents on personal property.

The General Fund tax levied in fiscal year 2015 was 47 cents on real property and 47 cents on personal property and produced revenue of $766,740.25.  The proposed General Fund tax rate of 48.7 cents on real property and 48.7 cents on personal property is expected to produce $787,637.45.  Of this amount $136, 080.59 is from new and personal property.  The compensating tax for 2016 is 46.5 cents on real property and 46.8 cents on personal property and is expected to produce $752,883.97.

The general areas to which revenue of $20,897.20 above 2015 revenue is to be allocated are as follows:  Cost of collections, $835.89; building funds, $114.47; and maintenance of plant, $19,946.84.

The General Assembly has required publication of this advertisement and information contained herein.

Weekly Attendance

September 8th – 11th

BES                95.72%
MCE               95.08%
MCHS            94.95%

We wanted to make sure to let everyone know that the high attendance day is September 24, 2015.  Have a great weekend!

Lunch Charges

Students starting Monday, September 14, 2015, will no longer be allowed to charge menu items or ala carte items without a positive balance in their school lunch account.  Students should have funds put into their accounts or pay cash or check at the kitchen they are assigned.

Students with outstanding lunch bills, will be notified via mail by the end of the month in an effort to make payment of funds that are outstanding and need to be resolved.

The Menifee County School District will hold a Community Stakeholders meeting on Thursday, September 10th at 5pm in the Menifee County High School library. This meeting involves a team of community leaders and school staff reviewing the MCSD's Mission and Vision Statements. The public is invited to attend and watch this process.

Training for Volunteers

The next Volunteer Training has been set for Thursday October 1st at 6 PM at the Board of Education.  This training is open to anyone who wants to volunteer in our schools for any reason such as field trips, dances, PTO, in the schools, etc.  You will need to attend this training in order to be able to volunteer.  If you were unable to attend the September 1st session you are welcome at this training session.

Training for Volunteers

This training is open to anyone who wants to volunteer in our schools for any reason such as field trips, dances, PTO, in the schools, etc.  The training for volunteers will be tomorrow September 1st at 6:00PM at the Board Office.  You will need to attend this training in order to be able to volunteer.

In an effort to increase the awareness of good school attendance, the Menifee County School District will post weekly attendance data. School funding is based on student attendance and studies show that good attendance improves academic achievement. Please help us in our effort to get every student to school every day!

August 10th - August 14th

BES 97.63%
MCE 97.58%
MCHS 97.84%

12th Annual Prayer Walk for Menifee County Schools

Students and staff from Menifee K-8, Botts and MCHS met on Thursday, August 13th for the 12th Annual Prayer Walk for Menifee County Schools.  Participants prayed for safety and blessings in the 2015-16 school year.

MES SBDM Parent Nomination Form

Click here for form.  Submit the form in a sealed envelope addressed to PTO to the MES office by the end of the school day on September 4th.

FERPA/Child Find Notification for the 2015-16 School Year

Click here.  Updated FERPA Click here.

MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION TRAINING FOR UNLICENSED SCHOOL PERSONNEL

Please see article for more info.

Menifee County Elementary SBDM Special Meeting

5:00 p.m. July 9, 2015
Menifee County Board of Education Office

Please see article for meeting agenda.

Menifee Elementary SBDM Special Meeting

4:00 p.m. July 2nd, 2015
Menifee County Board of Education Office

Please see article for meeting agenda.

MES Awards Ceremony Schedule

Please see article for schedule.

Community Forum

June 1, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Community Center Meeting room located next to IGA

The purpose of this meeting is to give the community information about the future of Menifee County Schools.  Questions and comments from the audience will be allowed after the presentations.

The Menifee County School District would like to sincerely thank everyone that helped with the cleanup of Menifee Elementary and Menifee County High School. Many community members joined staff to remove water, mop and clean items. It's important to have so many good people partnering with our schools!

Vision and Mission Statement Survey

After a series of meetings with school and community stakeholders, our current vision and mission statements were reviewed and new statements created to reflect an updated, shared vision.  While completing this work, we used the “We are Menifee Stakeholders” – a document that provides data on our community and school district’s current reality.   This group also created the “Values/Core Beliefs/Goals” document.    Those can be viewed here:  We are Menifee Stakeholders Data Updated for 10-15-2015 and Updated Menifee County Mission-Vision-10-08-15-Final.

We would like your input on the group’s work.   The following survey includes the draft vision and mission statements.  Please take a few minutes to give us your thoughts.  This survey will be open until noon on October 27thVision and Mission Statement Survey

Title I Parent Involvement Survey

Please take a few minutes to complete Title I Survey in the next few weeks.  Thank you for your time!

BES Title I Parent Involvement Survey

MES K-8 Title I Parent Involvement Survey
 

Menifee County YSC Family Needs Surveys

The Menifee County Youth Service Center conducts a Needs Assessment each year so we can determine the needs of our families.  This information helps the Youth Service Center and your child’s school to plan programs and activities for our students and families.  All information provided on the survey is kept confidential.  If you need more information please leave your name and phone number on the survey and I will get it to you.  Please complete only one survey per family per school.  If you have any questions please call our Center at 768-8330.  Thanks for helping our schools!

Menifee County YSC Family Needs K-5 (including BES) Survey

Menifee County YSC Family Needs 6-8 Survey

Menifee County YSC Family Needs 9-12 Survey

 

Weekly Attendance

October 5th – October 9th

BES                92.26%
MCE               95.40%
MCHS            93.02%

Mandatory Training for All Employees for 2015-16 School Year

Please see article for more info.

Elementary School Supply Lists Now Posted

Botts Elementary Schools Supply Lists

Menifee Elementary School Supply Lists

These lists can also be found in each schools left navigation links.

Weekly Attendance

November 2nd,  4th– 6th
BES              93.38%
MCE             92.16%
MCHS           93.16%

Press Release: SOAR/Workforce Development Initiative
Student Insurance

Menifee County School District has selected the Student Insurance Plan from K&K Insurance Group to make reliable coverage available to parents.  Coverage may be purchased at any time during the school year by visiting www.studentinsurance-kk.com.

Menifee County School District Announces Amendment to its Policy for Serving Meals to Students

Lunch/School Breakfast Programs for the 2015-2016 school year

Contact Us
Menifee Elementary
57 Indian Creek Rd
Frenchburg, KY 40322
Phone:(606) 768-8351