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BCHS Science Class Mission to Near Space

BCHS Science Teacher Joshua Woodward
BCHS Science Teacher Joshua Woodward

Science Teacher Joshua Woodard 9th grade Honors Integrated Science class at Berea Community High School is designing a project to launch experiments to near space (approximately 120,000 feet) using a high altitude weather balloon. Our 9th grade class is planning the mission, constructing the payload and launch system, running the on-board experiments, and even using the project to learn about force and motion.

Berea is a wonderful community that bridges Appalachia and the Bluegrass. We are a high-needs district with about 65% students receiving free or reduced price lunch. The scale of the project is something the students simply do not see and Continue reading BCHS Science Class Mission to Near Space

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION’S WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S 2015

Walk to End Alzheimers
Walk to End Alzheimers

Hundreds of Bluegrass Regional Area Residents are Raising Critically Needed Awareness and Funds

WHAT: Hundreds of Bluegrass Regional Area residents will unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions at the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s®. In 2014, the Bluegrass Regional Walk to End Alzheimer’s raised over $43,000 contributing to more than $67 million raised nationwide for care, support and research efforts for Continue reading ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION’S WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S 2015

Berea Community School

BCS
BCS

Berea Community School will be starting on Wednesday, August 12, 2015.

The schools will be starting at the following times:
• Elementary –7:40 am to 2:25pm for students
• Middle/High School –8:20 am to 3:10pm for students

During these hours, expect higher volumes of traffic near the following intersections: Jefferson/Ellipse, Pirate Parkway/Ellipse, and KY Hwy 595/Ellipse.

KY HWY 595/Ellipse street will have a lot of Pedestrians crossing the intersection, as well as students on bikes.

Police are asking everyone that travels these areas to be careful, and have patience during school times. They are also asking that everyone be aware of the speed limits at school zones, and please don’t text and drive.

Schools are Starting Back

City & PD

The City of Berea and Berea Police Department would like to remind everyone that both Madison County Schools and Berea Community Schools start back NEXT Wednesday, August 12, 2015.

There will be increased pedestrian and bicycle traffic around area schools and bus stops. Traffic congestion around schools is also expected. Please be alert and use caution while in these areas. Police Officers will be monitoring these areas and enforcing traffic laws.

Be prepared for delays and plan ahead. We want to make sure that everyone is safe while traveling to and from school!

Schools are Starting Back

City & PD

The City of Berea and Berea Police Department would like to remind everyone that both Madison County Schools and Berea Community Schools start back NEXT Wednesday, August 12, 2015.

There will be increased pedestrian and bicycle traffic around area schools and bus stops. Traffic congestion around schools is also expected. Please be alert and use caution while in these areas. Police Officers will be monitoring these areas and enforcing traffic laws.

Be prepared for delays and plan ahead. We want to make sure that everyone is safe while traveling to and from school!

Donation Drop off for Flood Victims

BCHS
BCHS

The Berea Community High School Student Council will be accepting donations of soap, towels, toothpaste, toothbrushes, hair brushes, combs,personal items, band aids, and other small items to create packages for the flood victims in Johnson County and surrounding areas.

Please bring your donations to Berea Community Middle and High School Office by noon on Friday. Office hours are 8-3.

If you need more information or cannot drop off during office hours please Continue reading Donation Drop off for Flood Victims

Basketball Try Outs

PIRATES
PIRATES

BCMS Girls’ Basketball try-outs will be July 13th and 14th at 3:30pm. The two practices will last approximately an hour, and parents should stop in after the second day to a quick informational session.

The girls MUST have their physical forms to Coach Hamilton before the beginning of tryouts.

For more information, contact
amanda.hamilton@berea.kyschools.us