Beta Club National AwardsJames Grant earned 9th place and Victoria Lowe earned 8th place in the Spanish competition at Beta Club Nationals!Victoria earned first in Spanish at the Kentucky State convention in January and James earned third. This allowed them to compete at the national convention. http://www.betaclub.org/uploads/pdfs/Schedule_SR.pdf
Welcome Eric Hale, New Executive Principal of the Academies of Bryan Station High School
Superintendent Manny Caulk has announced Eric Hale as the new principal of Bryan Station High School, effective July 1, 2020. "People are passionate about wanting to be leaders in Fayette County Public Schools at this time, which is a reflection of the incredible work happening both in our schools and at the district level,” Caulk said.
Hale has 15 years of experience in education and comes to FCPS from Fairview Independent Schools, where he most recently was Achievement Gap Director of Student Services. He started his career as a fifth grade teacher at Fairview Elementary School, where he later became principal, and moved from that role to assistant principal and then principal of Fairview High School, a position he held for six years. He earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, a master’s degree in school leadership, and an education specialist’s degree and certification as a superintendent and director of pupil personnel, all from Morehead State University.
“I am so excited to welcome Mr. Hale,” said Interim Middle School Chief Julie Wright, who was involved in the search. “He brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and passion for students that the Bryan Station High School community has been looking for to move the school to the next level of success.”
Hale officially assumed his duties on July 1, 2020.
Sports Conditioning Resumes
The Summer and Fall sports (soccer, volleyball, and football) have begun conditioning and practicing. All practicing sports are following KHSAA Covid-19 regulations.
FCPS is going 1 to 1 for Technology
Fayette County Public Schools announced that all students will have a chromebook for the 2020-2021 school year. Students will have these by the first day of school.
Teachers Under Go CANVAS Training
All classes for the 2020-2021 school year will have an oline classroom componet through CANVAS online classroom. The Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Committee with the help of Ms. Kaci Cohn created several versions of a template for all teachers to use. The tempated is to create uniformity among the various courses and make it an easier transition for student from class to class. All teachers are currently undergoing training in CANVAS and how to implement the new template.