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District News

Calendar Change

Clay County Schools will be closed August 21, 2017.  Clay County schools will be session on Friday, September 1, 2017.

Curriculum Week 1

August 14 - 20, 2017

Elementary Meet and Greet Schedule

Your elementary principal and teachers invite you and your children to attend their meet and greet for the exciting 2017-2018 school year.  You will be able to  meet your child's teacher and complete required paperwork.  The paperwork can be located on this website under the Forms and Link Tab.  The paperwork  will also be avaialble at each school.  

Let's gear up for a great school year Clay County!

Big Creek – August 3rd - Noon – 4:00 pm

Burning Springs – August  7th – 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Goose Rock – August 7th - Noon – 3:00 pm

Hacker – August 7th  – 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Manchester – August 7th from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Oneida – August 7th from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Paces Creek – July 31st from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm 

In Remembrance of B. Ray Thompson

August 1, 1928 - June 29, 2017

Free Family Movies in Park featuring Finding Dory

Movies will begin at approximately 9:00 pm at Rawlings and Stinson Park

Free Summer Movies are sponsored by: The City of Manchester & The Clay County Family Resource & Youth Service Centers

Free Family Movies in Park

June 9th - Moana
June 16th - Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them
June 23rd - Sing
July 7th - Alice through the Looking Glass
July 14th - Star Wars: Rogue One
July 28th - Finding Dory

Movies will begin at approximately 9:00 pm at Rawlings and Stinson Park
Free Summer Movies are sponsored by: The City of Manchester & The Clay County Family Resource & Youth Service Centers

Free Family Movies in Park featuring Star Wars: Rogue One

Movies will begin at approximately 9:00 pm at Rawlings and Stinson Park

Free Summer Movies are sponsored by: The City of Manchester & The Clay County Family Resource & Youth Service Centers

Free Family Movies in Park featuring Alice Through the Looking Glass

Movies will begin at approximately 9:00 pm at Rawlings and Stinson Park

Free Summer Movies are sponsored by: The City of Manchester & The Clay County Family Resource & Youth Service Centers

Payroll Checks

Payroll checks will be available to be picked up on Friday, June 30th between the hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Any checks not picked up by close of business will be mailed.

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. 
Free Summer Meals For All Children

Free Summer Meals for ALL Children 18 and Younger (No Enrollment, No Cost!)
Clay County Middle School: May 22nd – May 26th Breakfast 8:00-9:00 Lunch 11:30-12:30
Manchester Elementary School: May 22nd – June 29th Breakfast 7:45-8:30 Lunch 11:30-12:30 

To find additional locations please call 1-866-348-6479

Free Family Movies in Park featuring SING

Movies will begin at approximately 9:00 pm at Rawlings and Stinson Park

Free Summer Movies are sponsored by: The City of Manchester & The Clay County Family Resource & Youth Service Centers

Free Family Movies in Park featuring MOANA

Movies will begin at approximately 9:00 pm at Rawlings and Stinson Park
Free Summer Movies are sponsored by: The City of Manchester & The Clay County Family Resource & Youth Service Centers

Camp Adventure: Summer School Program

Camp Adventur is a free "Summer Boost Camp" for th elementary students of Clay COunty who have completed grades K-5 during the 2016-2017 school year.

PLace: Manchester Elementary

Date: May 22, 2017 - June 29, 2017

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Camp registration is May 18th from 9 am-12 noon at Manchester Elementary

Professional Learning Update

Teachers:  Please check your email for changes and additions to the Professional Learning schedule.  

  1. Date for Promethean Board Training will be July 26 and July 27
  2. Canceled Imagine It Training for August 3 and August 
  3. New Professional Learning Sessions for K -3 teachers and Special Education teachers have been added.

 

Congratulations CCHS Class of 2017

Clay County High School Class of 2017 Graduation Ceremony will be held  at 8:30 pm Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Tiger Stadium.  Congratulations to all graduates and their families. 

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. 

Curriculum Week 32

May 8 - 12, 2017

Curriculum Week 31

May 1 - 7, 2017

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

Curriculum Week 2

August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016