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Dear Trimble County School Families:

Trimble County Schools have been approved once again, to offer “Non-Traditional Instructional” (NTI) days, also known as RAIDER DAYS for the 2018-2019 school year. This means that Trimble County Schools will be allowed to deliver content to students so that they can learn at home on bad weather or emergency days when conditions prevent schools from being in session. The NTI days will limit the interruption of learning that occurs due to school closings, because students will have assignments (either online or paper packet) that provide review opportunities and application of prior learning. Additionally, NTI days do not have to be made up at the end of the school year, provided that the students do their assigned work on RAIDER days.

Will an NTI day be used every time that school is cancelled for snow?

Vote now for the 2019-2020 School Calendar calendar

The calendar committee met Wednesday, November 28th and developed two proposed calendars for the 2019-2020 school year.   One calendar is Option 1 and one calendar is Option 2.  Please review the attached calendars then follow this link  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/T9TJNGT  and vote in favor of your preference.  Voting is completely anonymous.

Dr. Lewis visits Trimble Co. Schools Commissioner

On October 15th, Trimble County Schools received a visit from the commissioner of education, Dr. Wayne Lewis Jr. following an invitation from Superintendent, Steve Miracle.  Dr. Lewis was pleased with the district’s increased focus on learning at the individual student level and supported that the district is moving in the right direction with personalized learning.

Accountability Scores Released

Dear Trimble County Parents and Community Members:

Recently, the Kentucky Department of Education released accountability scores for each public K-12 school in Kentucky.  We wanted to take the opportunity to share some details and a snapshot of our achievement from the 2017-2018 school year. 

With the release of these scores, Kentucky is unveiling its redesigned accountability system.  The goal is to ensure that students are well-rounded, transition ready, prepared with the knowledge, skills, and essential dispositions to successfully...

Trimble Co. Schools receives accredidation from AdvancED! logo

It is official, signed, sealed and delivered...we are an accredited district through Advanc-Ed!

AdvancED Performance Accreditation and the Engagement Review...
Accreditation is pivotal to leveraging education quality and continuous improvement. Using a set of rigorous
research based standards, the accreditation process examines the whole institution—the program, the cultural
context and the community of stakeholders—to determine how well the parts work together to meet the needs of
learners. Through the AdvancED Accreditation Process,

Notice of Vacant Board Seat

 

Opportunity

The Kentucky Commissioner of Education is seeking applications to be considered for appointment to the Trimble County Board of Education.  You are invited to nominate yourself or someone you know who is qualified to serve on the Trimble County Board of Education representing

  • Educational Division #4  (Trimble County School System)

This vacancy was created by the resignation of current board member.

Under the provisions of KRS 160.190(2), this appointment is effective until

  • The November 2020 regular election.

This is a public service position and the person appointed will not be employed by the Trimble County Public Schools.

Trimble Co. Sheriff's Deptartment helping to keep Trimble Co. students safe! sheriff

Law enforcement from the Trimble Co. Sheriff’s Office provided training for the Trimble County School District this summer in preparing and making sure they know what to do in the event of an active shooting or intruder situation.

Trimble Co. District Employees gathered at Bedford Elementary School and the Trimble Co. JR/SR High School to learn more about what actions they can take in an active shooting situation.  It wasn't just presentations and discussions, the Trimble Co. Sheriff's Office took teachers into the classrooms and showed them first hand steps and resources that they can use to help protect the students. The staffs in each school were provided baseline knowledge, best practice and protocol and also some confidence in their ability to apply that knowledge in an intruder situation.

The training also provided insight into protocol the district can follow to help reduce the access that an intruder would have into the building.  As a result, visitor and parent check-in procedures were revised and will be implemented this school year.  We don’t want to inconvenience anyone with our new check-in procedures, but we feel it's our obligation to do everything we can to maintain the safety of our students. 

The ‘Visitor Check-in Procedures’ can be found here.

Headstart, Preschool Screening and Registration

April 13 and April 27

 


 

 

 

2018-2019 School Calendar cal

Print next year's school calendar HERE!

Vote Now for the 2018-2019 School Calendar!!! calendar 18

The calendar committee met Tuesday, February 6th and developed two proposed calendars for the 2018-2019 school year.   One calendar is Option 1 and one calendar is Option 2.  Please review the calendars then follow this link   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NMJYLVG  and vote in favor of your preference.  Voting is completely anonymous.  Please vote by midnight on February 14th….the survey will be closed after that time.

2017-2018 Tentative Budget

The 17-18 tentative budget information was shared out at the May 24th Board Meeting.

1. Informational Powerpoint 

2. Tentative Budget Report

Preschool and Headstart Spring Screening Eligibility Day

Preschool and Headstart Spring Screening Eligibility Day is scheduled for April 28, 2017.  Click HERE to get more information!

2017-2018 Revised School Calendar calendar
Print your Updated 2017-2018 Calendar HERE!
Infinite Campus - State-Wide Update is complete

Infinite Campus, Kentucky's state-wide student information system migrated to a cloud-based platform over the Christmas Holiday.  The new links to IC are shown below. If you experience any problems with IC, report them immediately


PRODUCTION APPLICATION URL

 

 
 
PORTAL APPLICATION URL
 

There will be application re-directs in place for existing links to point users to the new application URL's. These re-directs will be in place for 90 days to help staff and parents remember to update their bookmarks.

Nickel Tax Informational Meetings...Come Get the Answers!

There will be three information meetings held at the Trimble County High School. The meetings will be held on the following days:

October 18 at 6:00 p.m.

October 24th at 6:00 p.m. (This was advertised in the Trimble Banner as being on October 25th, but has been change to October 24th). No meeting on the 25th.

November 3rd at 6:00 p.m.

The purpose of these meetings is to offer factual information concerning the nickel tax and to provide opportunities for anyone who would like to tour the building to do so. If you are someone who is wanting more information before election day please attend these meetings.

 

Trimble County STOP Tipline - Annonymously report bullying!!!

NICKEL TAX INFORMATION ....We now have a website to help inform the public with factual information as it pertains to school facilities and the nickel tax vote. 

Superintendent's Article 8-8-16

Dear Readers,

 It is likely that moving forward over the next couple of months I will spend a lot of time writing about the Nickel Tax that is now set for election. I feel that it is important to use every opportunity available to me to assure that true facts are being released to the community. In a previous article I stated that it is the responsibility of every voter to know the facts on both sides of every issue. I hope to help with that process as much as possible.

Let me start by clearing up some myths, misstated information, and complete false statements concerning the nickel tax. (click on title to continue reading)

16-17 Preschool Registration Information
Check on your child's lunch account TODAY!!!

Parents, once again we want to remind you to please check on your child's lunch account to ensure that there are sufficient funds to cover the cost of meals for the remainder of the school year.  You can contact your child's school or the food service director at 663-0043 to check the status of the account. Charge notices went home with students yesterday and are being sent home again today.  Beginning May 18th, any student that doesn't have funds in their account will be offered a complimentary meal.  Please feel free to contact 663-0043 if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you for your attention to this matter.

Meeting Notice

There will be a special meeting of the Trimble County School District Finance Corporation on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 in concert with the regular meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education (approximately 7:00 p.m.).  The meeting will be held at the Central Office of the District.  The purpose of the meeting is to consider adopting a resolution authorizing the issuance of refunding revenue bonds for school building purposes.  Agenda Items are as follows:

 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Consider and Confirm Directors and Officers of the Corporation
  3. Consider Resolution for refunding revenue bonds
  4. Adjourn

Food Service Announcement

Dear Parents, It is hard to believe that there are only 14 days remaining in this school year. As we near the close of this year, please ensure that your child's lunch account has sufficient funds to cover the cost of meals for the rest of the year. Beginning May 18, 2016, charging meals is not permitted. If you would like to verify that your child's account is in good standing before May 18th, please contact your child's school or the food service director at 663-0043. Thank you for your attention to this matter.

Local Planning Committee Information Updates

If you would like to stay informed in regards to the Local Planning Committee Meetings and Information, please see the links on the left side of your screen.  When you click on the "Local Planning Committee" link, you will be able to access all of the documents that have been presented in the meetings.

Early Dismissal Wednesday!

Dear Parents: 

This past Saturday night our Trimble County High School Lady Raiders won the 8th Region Title for the 1st time in 35 years!!! The Lady Raiders defeated Simon Kenton High School by a score of 62-54 and have earned the right to compete in the Sweet 16 State Basketball Tournament. Our girls will play Campbell Co. High School Wednesday, March 9th, at 6:30 pm at Northern Kentucky University.

Due to the timing of the game and the travel time involved, Trimble Co. Schools will dismiss school at 2:00pm on Wednesday, March 9th.  An early dismissal will enable our pep buses and band buses ample time to safely travel to NKU.  It also provides more time for our students, and employees to travel and arrive in sufficient time to support our girls in State Tournament Play.

Each year, our calendar committee builds in extra instructional time to allot for delays and early dismissals so this one hour early dismissal will not have to be made up.

This is a great accomplishment for our school district and we hope you can join in as we show our support for our Lady Raider Basketball Team!

Get your tickets NOW... Lady Raiders are Going To STATE!!!

This past Saturday night our Trimble County Lady Raiders won the 8th Region Title for the 1st time in 35 years.  At the beginning of the season these young ladies set a goal and made a vow to "honor the legacy" of the 1976 and 1981 teams which also were Regional Champs.    That goal became a reality Saturday night when our ladies defeated Simon Kenton High School, by a score of 62-54.  (click title to continue reading)

 

 

Lady Raiders District Championship

Congrats to our Lady Raiders for their second consecutive District Championship!

We Want to Hear From YOU!

Our school and district personnel are in the process of reviewing the mission statement and the vision statement for Trimble Co. Public Schools and we would appreciate your feedback.  Please take a moment to complete the survey by clicking on the link below.   We want to hear from YOU!       https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WFT7HR2     

 

What a GREAT Start!

What a GREAT start it has been for the 2015-16 school year.  It is exciting to see students returning from summer break, refreshed and eager to learn! There have been a few bumps here and there but overall, the transition into the new year has been very smooth and we couldn't be more pleased! Parents, if you could please assist us in getting all of the school forms turned back into your child's school as soon as possible, we would greatly appreciate it.  We are excited about the 15-16 school year and what it has to offer...Let's make it the best one yet!

Steve Miracle named Superintendent of Trimble Co. Schools

The Trimble County Board Of Education met Thursday, July 30, 2015 to name Steve Miracle as the new Superintendent of Trimble County Schools.  Mr. Miracle was the former principal of Hebron Middle School in Bullitt County where he had served since 2010.  Prior to that, he had served as the Assistant Principal of Shelby West Middle School.  Mr. Miracle earned his Superintendent Certification from University of the Cumberlands in 2013. 

Mr. Miracle is excited about the opportunity to not only lead, but to serve the Trimble Co. School District.  He recognizes a great potential in the district and community and wants to see the school district as the best in the state.  Mr. Miracle is committed to making decisions based on what is in the best interest of students, which aligns perfectly with the Trimble Co. School's Mission of Every Student, Every Day!

Mr. Miracle's contract can be viewed here. (Contract)

Trimble Co. Board of Ed. to Name New Superintendent

The Trimble County Board of Education will hold a special meeting for the purpose of approving a superintendent's contract.  The open meeting will be held at Bedford Elementary School on Thursday, July 30th at 6:30pm.

Superintendent Screening Committee Representatives

The following members were voted upon and selected to serve on the Superintendent Screening Committee for the Trimble Co. School District.   Their first meeting will be June 22nd at 6:00pm at the Trimble Co. Board of Education. 

Superintendent Screening Committee:

Teacher Representatives – Terralyn Marsh and Jennifer Logan

Classified Representative – David Eddy

Principal Representative – Debbie Beeles

Parent Representative – Toni Huff

Parent Nominations are being accepted for Superintendent Screening Committee

The Trimble Co. Board of Education is currently conducting a search for a new superintendent.  The regulation requires that the Board have a screening committee.  One of the members of that committee must be a parent.  If you are interested in serving on this committee or you would like to nominate...

 

School WILL Be In Session on March 13th, 2015

The Trimble Co. School District was originally scheduled to be closed on March 13th but due to the recent "Snow Days," school WILL BE in session on that day.  An updated calendar with end of year school information will be posted after the board meets on March 18th.  Stay Tuned!!!

Board Meeting Cancelled to Support our Lady Raiders!

The March 2nd regularly scheduled board meeting has been cancelled.  The TCHS Lady Raiders won the 29th District Tournament Friday night and will be playing in the Regional Tournament at Carroll Co. High School on Monday night, March 2nd at 6:00pm.  The Trimble Co. Board of Education wants for everyone to be able to attend the game in support of our team.  The next meeting will be a special meeting on March 18th at Bedford Elementary School at 6:00pm.  The Drama and BES students will be recognized at this meeting.  GO LADY RAIDERS!!!

Board Meeting Cancelled to Support our Lady Raiders!

The March 2nd regularly scheduled board meeting has been cancelled.  The TCHS Lady Raiders won the 29th District Tournament Friday night and will be playing in the Regional Tournament at Carroll Co. High School on Monday night, March 2nd at 6:00pm.  The Trimble Co. Board of Education wants for everyone to be able to attend the game in support of our team.  The next meeting will be a special meeting on March 18th at Bedford Elementary School at 6:00pm.  The Drama and BES students will be recognized at this meeting.  GO LADY RAIDERS!!!

VOTE HERE for our TCHS Media Students

Each year the TCHS Media Students submit 28-second Public Service Announcements to help prevent underage drinking.  If you get a chance between now and Friday, please visit the following website and vote for the videos submitted from our students.  They are... #5, #15, #22, #24, and #75. It will allow you to vote for all of our submissions.  Go to  http://reelactionky.com/  and at the top choose “Watch/Vote/Share.”  You can then scroll down to see the 2015 videos.

This is a judged competition, but there is also a “People’s Choice Award."  Your votes in support of our students are greatly appreciated!

Parents of 10 & 11th Grade Students..... Please Attend if You Can!

If you are a parent of a 10th or 11th Grade Student, it may be worth your time to attend the upcoming meeting, this Thursday night, the 29th in the TCHS Library from 6-8pm. Next school year, TCHS will be offering early college and dual credit courses and you can learn all about it Thursday evening!!! Please plan on attending the meeting to learn more!!!    (Questions You May Have - Click Here)

 

New Board Members are Sworn In

Trimble Co. Board Of Education Members, Jodi Ginn and Kerrie Callis were sworn in at the regular board meeting last Wednesday night by Judge Executive Jerry Powell.

Milton Elem. Welcomes Trimble School Board

Milton Elementary School kicked off the board meeting last Wednesday night by sharing with the board members all that they have learned about "The Seven Habits of Highly, Effective People."  The students performed skits, sang songs, showed clips from MES News and then took the board members on a tour of their building. 

 

Breakfast with Santa...

We hope that you can join us on December 6th, 2014 at Bedford Elementary School from 8:30am to 12:00pm for Breakfast With Santa.  Breakfast, Crafts, Pictures with Santa....you won't want to miss it!

Breakfast with Santa...

We hope that you can join us on December 6th, 2014 at Bedford Elementary School from 8:30am to 12:00pm for Breakfast With Santa.  Breakfast, Crafts, Pictures with Santa....you won't want to miss it!

Teaching our Children to be THANKFUL

“A tough talk in tough times” splashed across the front page of our city’s morning paper not long ago.  But it was the huge accompanying photo that delivered the real emotional punch. Kneeling in the aisle of a toy store,

Trimble Co. Schools Pays Tribute to our Veterans

Students and staff at Bedford Elementary, Milton Elementary, Trimble Co. Middle and Trimble Co. High School all took time this past week to pay tribute to those who have served.  Veterans from World War II, to active members of the military, were honored with songs by the band, poems, personal letters of "thanks" written by the students, written essays about Veterans Day and songs by the choir.  Each veteran was individually recognized and personally thanked for the service they had provided.  The Trimble Co. School District would like to thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

 

Proposed Ordinance Passed...

Four Trimble Co. Youth Coalition students went to the Trimble County Fiscal Court yesterday to propose an ordinance that would help to eliminate parties with substances that are harmful to our students and youth. The ordinance was passed! Chaylen Sedam, Zack Nelson, Kirsten Baird, and Bo Hawkes represented TCHS Trimble Youth Coalition and are to be congratulated for a job well done.

Trimble CARES Coalition and the Youth Services Center is so very proud of these students.

Pigs In the Pantry... Go HOG WILD for READING!

Families, please join us on Thursday, November 6th at 6:00pm for Pigs In the Pantry family Literacy and Math night at Milton Elementary School.  Enjoy a free chili supper while you're there.  (See Flyer)
 

Every Day Counts!

High Attendance Day is Thursday, September 18 and the Kentucky Directors of Pupil Personnel will be rewarding those districts with the highest percentage of students at school that day...

Germs Beware...

Routine handwashing is one of the best practices to follow to stop the impact of spreading illness and germs to others...

Super Leaders at Milton Elementary School!!!
Trimble County High School Staff Welcomed back their students in style...

Welcome New and Old....

Trimble Co. Schools will begin classes tomorrow and we are excited about welcoming our "new" students and our "old" students as we strive to make 2014-15 the best school year yet!   Set goals now so that each of you can be successful...

 

FRYSC Hosts Back to School Fair

On July 31st, 2015 the Family Resource and Youth Service Centers will be hosting a "Back To School Fair" at Bedford Elementary. There will be school supplies, clothing, shoes, health information... the list goes on and on!!!

Trimble County Head Start/Preschool Accepting Applications

Trimble County Head Start/Preschool serves 3 and 4 year old income and age eligible children who live in Trimble County.  A limited number of tuition-based slots for children who are four-years old by the public school cutoff date may be available for families who do not meet income guidelines.  Please call (502) 255-3620 to schedule an appointment to complete an enrollment application for your child.

Print 2014-15 School Calendars Here...

Start marking your calendars now and preparing for the 2014-15 School Year.  Two different formats of the calendar are provided for your convenience so you can go ahead and print them and stick them on your fridge today..... School will be back in session before you know it!  2014-2015 Calendar    2014-2015 Calendar Schedule

2014 TCHS Lip Dub... Watch it Here!
Parking Plans for TCHS Graduation

Trimble County High School Phase II Athletic Project, a track and football field, is underway and the expected completion date is August 1, 2014.  Parking on Graduation Day will be limited because of the construction project.  Therefore, in order to make accommodations for all of our guests, once the TCHS parking areas are full, there will be volunteers to direct you to park at Bedford Elementary School.  For your convenience, a shuttle bus will be available to transport you to and from the graduation ceremony.  Please assist us in this process by carpooling when possible.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding as we work to upgrade our TCHS facilities.  

TCHS Drama Club to present FOOLS

The TCHS Drama Club will be presenting the play FOOLS on May 1st, 2nd and 3rd...Read on for more details.

Last Day for Students will be June 3rd

At the March board meeting, decisions were made in regards to the end of the school year as it pertains to the calendar.  The last day of school for students will be Tuesday, June 3rd and high school graduation was set for Saturday, June 7th at 10:00am.

OPERATION: PARENT - Raising Teens

Register for this class today and get the education that you need, to support YOU...as you raise your teen or pre-teen.

Board Approves Updated Calendar After Snowdays

The School Board met Wednesday night to revise the 2013-14 Calendar and add additional make-up days to the school year.  February 14th and March 14th were initially planned as Professional Development Days, however school will NOW BE IN SESSION on those days.  You can view the revised calendar here. 2013-2014 Revised Calendar

No School for TC Students on Friday, 1/31/14

As you may already be aware, the Trimble Co. High School Lady Raider Basketball team competed last night in the Kentucky Class A State Tournament and WON in double overtime!  It was such an exciting and proud moment for the Trimble Co. Community and we are very proud of our team!  Their next game is scheduled to be played tomorrow, January 31, 2014 at 11:30am.  Due to the timing of the game and the travel time involved, Trimble Co. Schools will be closed tomorrow so that our community, students, parents and employees are able to travel to Frankfort to support our girls in State Tournament Play.  Notes will be coming home with students today!  Go Lady Raiders!!!

Go Lady Raiders!!!

Best of Luck to the Trimble Co. High School Lady Raiders as they compete in the Class A State Tournament in Frankfort, KY this week!!!

Snow Days and Make-Up Days FAQ
“The balance between providing a safe and healthy school environment and ensuring that children receive the instructional time they deserve is sometimes difficult to maintain. But, with thoughtful calendar planning, the struggle to meet the mandates of state law related to time in school can be eased.” - Kentucky Commissioner Terry Holliday, Ph.D.
Nutrition Training 02/04/14 at 10:00 am

Focused on Every Student, Every Day!

Last Wednesday, November 6th, The Trimble Co. School Board met with the SBDM Councils from all schools.  The purpose of the meeting was to analyze the latest assesment results and determine the school's most critical next steps for improvement.  This meeting provides critical feedback to the board in supporting the Trimble Co. School District's Vision that all students will graduate College and Career Ready.

Last Day of School and Graduation Have Been Set!

The Trimble Co. Board of Education met last night to amend the 2014-15 Calendar.  The last day for Trimble County Students will be May 28, 2015.  Trimble County High School Graduation will be on May 30, 2015 at 10:00am.  (14-15 Amended Calendar)

2015-2016 School Calendar

Download and print your copy of the Trimble Co. Schools 2015-2016 Calendar.
 

OVEC Counties Community Early Childhood Council