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District News

Kindergarten Enrollment

There are new guidelines for Kindergarten Entrance for school year 2017-2018. Your child must be 5 years old by AUGUST 1, 2017 to be eligible for kindergarten entrance. If your child’s birthday is between August 1st and October 1st 2017, the Board of Education has developed an early entrance policy allowing your child to enter school earlier than permitted under statuary age requirements. The policy states that the child must be 5 by October 1, 2017 and demonstrate academic achievement, social, emotional, and physical maturity appropriate for kindergarten placement. You must apply for your child to be considered for early placement in kindergarten, before June 1, 2017. The application can be obtained at the Board of Education office.   

You must complete the following procedures for your child to be considered for early entrance.

  • Application for Early Entrance for Kindergarten.
  • Application must be submitted to the central office no later than June 1st. Assessment will take place within 45 days of receiving application at the central office.
  • Proof of age – must be turning 5 between August 1 and October 1.
  • Proof of Residency – student must reside in the Clay County School District.
  • Scores at or above the 80 percentile in all domains of the Brigance II Screener.
  • If you have any questions please contact Judy Smith at the Clay Co. Board of Education (606) 598-2168. 
Public Notice of Non-Discrimination

Students, their families, employees and potential employees of the Clay County School System are hereby notified that the Clay County Schools System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sex or disability in employment, vocational programs, or activities as set forth in compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations.  Any persons having inquiries concerning Clay County Schools’ compliance with Title II, Title IV, Title VI, and Title IX and/or Section 504 may contact:

Dr. Deann Stivers Allen, Instructional Supervisor
Clay County Public Schools
128 Richmond Road
Manchester, KY 40962
(606) 598-2168    deann.allen@clay.kyschools.us

The Clay County School system offers career and technical (vocational) education programs for all students regardless of race, color, national origin, including those with limited English proficiency, sex or disability in grade 9-12 at Clay County High School and the Clay Count Area Technology Center. 

 

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration will be the week of Monday, May 15, 2017 through Thursday May 18, 2017 at each elementary school.  Register your child at the elementary school they will attend between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm on the dates listed above.  For more information contact your elementary school. 

School and Community Nutrition Invitiation to Bid
Curriculum Week 30

April 24 - 30, 2017

Curriculum Week 29

April 17 - 23, 2017

Curriculum Week 28

April 10 - 16, 2017

Curriculum Week 27

April 3 - 9, 2017

Curriculum Week 26

March 27, 2017 - April 2, 2017

2017 - 2018 KCEOC Head Start & Clay County Preschool Screenings

2017/2018 School Year for 3 and 4 Year Olds for For All Head Start and Clay Preschool Locations

Children who are 3 or 4 including children with special needs by August 1, 2017 are eligible for Head Start

Children who are 4 by August 1, 2017 or are 3 with a disability are eligible for Preschool

Screenings will take place from 9:30-2:00 at the following locations:

March 27th- Burning Springs Elem

March 28th- Big Creek and Oneida community at Big Creek Elementary

March 28th- Goose Rock Elementary

March 29th- Paces Creek Elementary

March 30th- Hacker Elementary

March 31st- Manchester Elementary

On the day of the screening please bring proof of income (W-2 or tax return preferred)

We encourage all children to apply for KCEOC Head Start/Clay County Preschool, including children that are homeless and children with disabilities

Program determination is based on income eligibility. Homeless Children are given priority. Transportation services will be provided when possible

Curriculum Week 25

March 20, 2017 - March 26, 2017

Spring Break March 13 - 17
Curriculum Week 24

March 6, 2017 - March 12, 2017

Curriculum Week 23

February 27, 2017 - March 5, 2017

Curriculum Week 22

February 20, 2017 - February 26, 2017

Curriculum Week 21

February 13, 2017 - February 19, 2017

Curriculum Week 21

February 6, 2017 - February 12, 2017

Curriculum Week 20

January 29, 2017 - February 5, 2017

Curriculum Week 19

January 23, 2017 - January 29, 2017

W-2's for Calendar Year 2016
Public Forum Meeting Notice
Curriculum Week 18

January 16, 2017 - January 22, 2017

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Days
Curriculum Week 17

January 8, 2017 - January 15, 2017

Curriculum Week 17

January 2, 2017 - January 8, 2017

Curriculum Week 16

December 12, 2016 - December 21, 2016

Curriculum Week 15

December 5, 2016 - December 11, 2016

Curriculum Week 14

November 28, 2016 - December 4, 2016

Curriculum Week 13

November 21, 2016 - November 27, 2016

Curriculum Week 13

November 14, 2016 - November 20, 2016

Curriculum Week 12

November 7, 2016 - November 13, 2016

Election Day

ALL Clay County Public Schools offices will be closed on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 due to Election Day.

Curriculum Week 12

October 31, 2016 - November 6, 2016

Curriculum Week 11

October 24, 2016 - October 30, 2016

Clay County Public Schools named a Proficient District by KDE

Superintendent William Sexton and the Clay County School Board Members are pleased to announce that Clay County Public Schools is now a Proficient School District.  This Recognition is based on the 2015-16 Assessment Data.  

Curriculum Week 10

October 17, 2016 - October 23, 2016

Curriculum Week 9

October 10, 2016 - October 16, 2016

Curriculum Week 8

October 3, 2016 - October 9, 2016

"Looking For Lilith" Theatre Company

Curriculum Week 7

September 26, 2016 - October 3, 2016

Curriculum Week 6

September 19, 2016 - September 25, 2016

Curriculum Week 5

September 12, 2016 - September 18, 2016

 

Creating a Culture of Acceptance: Anti-Bullying Awareness

Date: September 15th 2016
Time: 6pm
Venue: Crawdad Building
(311 Highway 638, Manchester 40962)
FREE Community Event

 

Curriculum Week 4

September 6, 2016 - September 11, 2016

Curriculum Week 3

August 29, 2016 - September 4, 2016

Enrollment Packets for 2016-2017

Enrollment Packets for

2016-2017 School Year Downloads

Please click on each link below to print and complete your child's enrollment packet at your earliest convenience. 

Notice: Destruction of Special Education and 504 Records

Notice of Destruction of Special Education and 504 Records

In accordance with District procedures and records retention guidelines, the following Special Education and 504 records housed at Clay County Public Schools will be destroyed: Special Education Due Process records or 504 records for students who attended any Clay County public school and who were born between January 1, 1984 through December 31, 1991.  Parties desiring a copy of his or her records before destruction must contact Missy Roberts, Federal Program Coordinator at 606-598-2168 no later than August 31, 2016.  These records will be destroyed in September 2016.

Curriculum Week 2

August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Curriculum Week 1
2016 - 2017 Professional Learning Opportunities

Teachers:  Remember to register for Professional Learning Opportunities in CIITS.  If you need assistance, contact Deann Allen.

The Missing Piece for CCMS and CCHS is cancelled

The trainer is unable to travel to Clay County this week.  The training will be rescheduled.

Clay County Middle SBDM Parent Election

Clay County Middle School parent association will hold a meeting to nominate and elect two parent representatives for the SBDM council.  This meeting will take place on Monday, August 1, 2016 at 5:00 pm in the Clay County Middle school library

Professional Learning Opportunities for July 25 - 28
Final Preschool/Head Start Screening

July 28th at Manchester Elementary from 9:00 until 2:00

Professional Learning Opportunities for July 18 - 22

 

Date     Title and CIITS Number Location Start Time
July 18 Science Comes Alive K-4    cc1621

CCHS Room 7

8:30 am
July 19 Science Comes Alive 5-8    cc1621 CCHS Room 7 8:30 am
July 19 Reading, Writing, and Skipping cc1616 CCHS Room 6 8:30 am
July 20 Overcoming The Effects of Poverty  cc1611 CCHS Room 6 8:30 am
July 21 Grade Cam For All   (2 sessions)   cc1617 CCHS Room 7 8:30 am & 12:30 pm
July 21 Smart Boards & Smart Phones CCHS Room 15 8:30 am & 12:30 pm
July 22 SBDM New Member Training  cc1631 CCHS Room  12:30 pm

 

Professional Learning Opportunities for July 12 - 15

July 12& 13 - PBIS Initial Training     Location and Time CCHS Room 7 at 8:30 am

July 14 - Promethean Smart Board Training (limit to 15)     Location and Time CCHS at 8:30 am

July 14 & 15 - Principal Leadership Retreat  [EILA Credit]    Location and Time:  Central Office at 8:30 am