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NO SCHOOL- Thursday, January 18, 2018

NO SCHOOL- Thursday, January 18, 2018


No School- Tuesday, January 16, 2018


No School-Friday January 5, 2018 due to road conditions


No School


No School-Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Earth Science Training Sept. 22, 2017

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Preschool Registration Information

Preschool Registration Inforamtion

Kindergarten Enrollment

Per KRS 158.030 (2) a child must be five years old by August 1, 2017

NO SCHOOL- Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17

NO School March 16 and 17

NO SCHOOL- Friday, February 24 and Monday February 27

NO School- Friday and Monday

Summer Feeding Sites

United Way and Laurel County Public School Summer Feeding Program

Christmas Break Christmas Break

Christmas Break will from December 16th - January 1st.  MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!

January Character Word Of The Month January Character Word of the Month


*Doing what is right even when no one is watching.
*Making the best choice for yourself and others even when the choice is not popular.
*Demonstrate courage.

Red Ribbon Week Red Ribbon Week

Johnson Elementary will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week during October 23rd-27th.  Different activities have been planned for each day.  Show your support and pledge to be DRUG FREE.

Monday--Red Ribbon Kick Off Day....Wear Something Red.
Tuesday--I Can Make Good Choices Day....Camo Day
Wednesday--Drugs and Bullies Make Our Hair Stand On End Day--Fix Your Hair Crazy.
Thursday--...Be Part of A Team Day....Dress Up In Your Favorite Sports Team Attire
Friday--Dress Like Your Favorite Book Character Day....Bring The Book With You.  

November Word Of The Month November Word of the Month

*Be a good neighbor
*Do your part in making your school and community better
*Obey laws and rules
*Be loyal to your community


May Word Of The Month May word of the month

* Work hard and stick to it.
*Don't quit.
*Be patient and diligent.
*Display commitment and endurance.

September Word Of The Month September Word of the Month

*Do what you are supposed to do.
*Be accountable for your choices and behavior.
*Fulfill your duties and obligations. 
*Take ownership of your words and actions.

Laurel County Parent Academy

The second annual Laurel County Parent Academy will be held on Thursday, May 11 from 5:30 P.M - 7:30 P.M. at the Laurel County Health Department.  You are invited to attend.  See the attached flier for more information./userfiles/720/my files/learning academy.pdf?id=79408

No School Labor Day Labor Day

There will not be any school on Monday, September 4th, 2017 due to Labor Day.  Enjoy your day off from school.

PTO Sock Hop PTO Sock Hop

Your child is invited to attend our PTO Sock Hop on Friday, February 10th from 3:30 P.M.  - 5:30 P.M.  The price is $5.  This includes popcorn and a drink.  Pizza will be sold for $1 per slice.  Hope you see you there!

October Word Of The Month October Word of the Month

*Treat others as you want to be treated.
*Be tolerant of differences.
*Use good manners and language.
*Consider the feelings and ideas of others.
*Demonstrate empathy.

December Word Of The Month December Word of the Month

December Word Of The Month---CARING
*Be friendly and kind.
*Be compassionate and show your concern.
*Forgive others.
*Help people in need.

February Word Of The Month February Word of the Month


*Tell the truth at all times.
*Stick to the facts.
*Do your own work.
*Take credit for your work only.

Summer Vacation Summer Vacation

Summer break will begin on May 20th.  Have a great summer!

Open House Open House

We invite you to attend our Open House for students in grades 1st - 5th on Thursday, August 3rd from 5:30 P.M. -7:00 P.M.  Come and meet your child's teacher for the new school year.  

Fall Pictures School Pictures

Fall Pictures will be taken on Tuesday, October 17th.

Chicken Festival Chicken Festival

There will not be any school on Friday, September 22nd due to the Chicken Festival.  Enjoy your day off from school!!

Pennies For Patients Pennies

Students at Johnson Elementary will be collecting pennies for patients that have Lymphoma and Leukemia on February 13th - February 22nd. If our school collects $500, the class that collects the most pennies will win a pizza party.  

Presidents' Day Presidents' Day

There will not be any school on Monday, February 20th in honor of Presidents' Day.

High Attendance Day Perfect Attendance

Wednesday, September 20th will be high attendance day across Kentucky.  Please make an extra effort to send your child to school on this day.  

Back To School Back To School

School will begin on Thursday, August 10th.   Welcome Back!!!

Book Fair Book Fair

You are invited to stop by and shop at our Book Fair on Monday, February 26th through Thursday, March 1st.  You can shop with your child every morning from 7:40 A.M. - 8:15 A.M.  as well as during Breakfast With Parents and Grandparents. We will also be having a Family Event on Friday, February 23rd  at 3:40 P.M.  If you attend the Family Event, your child will have his/her name entered in a drawing for $100 worth of free books and other prizes.

Thanksgiving Break Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving break will begin on Wednesday, November 22nd.  We will return to school on Monday, November 27th.  HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!!!


The KPREP testing will begin on Thursday, May 4 and will end on Wednesday, May 10. 

*Please have your child at school on time each day.
*Help them get a good night's sleep. 
*Make sure they eat breakfast.
*Encourage your child to do his or her best.  

Kindergarten Orientation and Open House Kindergarten Orientation

Kindergarten Orientation and Open House will be on Thursday, August 3rd beginning at 6:30 P.M.  Parents will need to bring their incoming Kindergarten student because there will be a school tour after orientation is finished. 

Fall Break Fall Break

There will not be any school on October 19th and 20th due to Fall Break.  Enjoy your days off from school.  

Spring Pictures Spring Pictures

Spring Pictures will be on Tuesday, February 28th.  

Preschool Open House Preschool Open House

Preschool Open House will be on August 14th at 4:30 P.M - 5:30 P.M in the library.  Adults only due to the amount of paperwork and limited seating.

Christmas Sing Along, Auction and Pictures With Santa Christmas Sing A Long

Our Christmas Sing-A-Long, Basket Auction and Pictures With Santa will be on Thursday, November 30th beginning  at 5:00 P.M. Pictures with Santa will be taken from 5:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. with refreshments being sold during this time.  The Polar Express Themed Sing-A-Long will start at 6:30 P.M. with the auction.  You are invited to attend.  

Eat Breakfast With Your Child Breakfast with Parents and Grandparents

Parents, Grandparents and Guardians are invited to eat breakfast with their child during the week of October 2nd.  The schedule is below:
Tuesday, October 3--Preschool and Kindergarten.
Wednesday, October 4--1st and 2nd Grade.
Thursday, October 5--3rd, 4th and 5th Grade.

Breakfast will begin at 7:30 A.M. each morning.  Please do not bring in outside food to this event.


Parent Teacher Conference and Family Reading Night Parent Teacher Conference

Parent Teacher Conference will be on Monday, October 23rd from 4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.  Family Reading Night will be from 4:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.  You are invited to attend.

March Character Word Of The Month March Sportsmanship

*Be respectful to opponents
*Win without gloating or taunting
*Lose gracefully without complaints or accusations
*Follow the rules and play fair
*Help an injured player

Summer Reading Summer Reading 2017

You are invited to bring your child to Summer Reading on June 6, June 13, June 20, June 27, July 11,  and July 18.  Reading will be from 9:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.  Students entering first grade must have a parent present with them.  Accelerated Reading points earned during Summer Reading will count toward the 2017-2018 school year.

Any student that earns10 AR points during the summer will be rewarded with a free painting party with Mrs. Riley from the Baroquen Canvas.  The date for the painting party will be held on July 11 at 9:30 A.M.  This activity is sponsored by the Johnson Elementary Family Resource Center. 

Kindergarten School Supply List

Johnson Elementary
Kindergarten Wish List

Crayon Box
Backpack (no wheels)
2 Packs of Crayola Crayons
1 Pack of No. 2 Pencils
1 Pack of Elmer Glue Sticks
Blunt Fiskar Scissors
2 Spiral Bound, Ruled Index Cards
1 Vinyl 3 Pronged Folder
1 Pack of Pencil Erasers
1 Pack Erasers
1 Box of Large Ziplocks
Baby Wipes

Family Reading Night and Meet The Eagles Meet the Eagles

You are invited to attend our Family Reading Night and Meet The EAGLE cheerleaders and ball teams on Thursday, October 5th.  Family Reading will be from 3:45 P.M. - 5:45 P.M. and the introduction of the EAGLES will begin at 6:00 P.M.  Our PTO will be having a concession stand. Come out and show your support for the EAGLES.

PTO Wings and Rings Fundraiser Buffalo Wings and Rings

The Johnson Elementary PTO will be having a fundraiser at Buffalo Wings and Rings on Monday, December 4, 2017.  On this date, a percentage of all food orders will go to help support the students at Johnson Elementary.  Please show your support for our school and eat with us at Buffalo Wings and Rings on December 4th from 5:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. 

First Grade School Supply List

Johnson Elementary
Suggested Supply List
1st Grade
2017-2018 School Year

*48 pencils (#2 lead & no plastic coatings as they do not sharpen in the pencil sharpener)
*2 packs of crayons – 24 pack no larger
*glue sticks (6-8)
*pencil pouch (no boxes)
*3 plastic/vinyl 2 pocket folders with the 3- prong insert for paper (The brand 5 Star holds up the best.)
*regular sized backpack
*pencil cap erasers
*2 clear plastic 3-hole punched zipper pencil pouches for use in folders
*2 single subject wide ruled spiral bound notebooks
*pencil box or zipper pouch for supplies
*1 small flashlight

Other supplies that would be greatly appreciated any time throughout the year:
*extra pencils (yellow are fine)
*baby wipes
*zip lock bags (snack, quart, or gallon size)
*AA or AAA batteries

Due to space, please do not send:
* trapper keepers/binders/3 ring notebooks
* rolling backpacks or gym bags
*pencil sharpeners


April Character Word Of The Month April Word of the Month

*Be honest
*Be dependable and reliable
*Keep your promises
*Do what you say you will do

Second Grade School Supply List

Johnson Elementary
Supply Wish List

2017-2018 school year

  • crayons--24 pack (2 packs)
  • 3 glue sticks
  • yellow #2 pencils (3 packs)
  • blunt/round tip scissors
  • 2 pocket folder
  • pencil pouch (not a box)
  • Backpack 

Due to space limitations, please do not send:
binders/3 ring notebooks,
markers, or colored pencils

Wish list items:  These are not required but would be greatly appreciated.

  • baby wipes
  • index cards
  • paper towels
  • tissues
  • extra pencils
  • erasers

Please note: Our classes will be using community supply system this year.  We have found this to be a more organized and more affordable option for students, parents and families.  

Spring Break Spring Break

Spring Break will begin on April 1st and will end on April 8th. 

3rd and 4th Grade Supply List

Johnson Elementary 
3rd and 4th Grade Supply List
2017-2018 School Year

Your child will use the following supplies this year, and can bring them on the first day of school:

  • #2 yellow pencils (1 pack)
  • Crayons -24 pack (2 packs)
  • glue sticks
  • 1 pair of scissors
  • Pencil pouch (no boxes)
  • Wide ruled notebook paper (loose leaf, 1 pack)
  • 2 wire bound 1-subject notebooks (2 different colors)
  • 1 sturdy 2-pocket folder
  • Regular size backpack

Other supplies that would be greatly appreciated:

  • Tissues
  • Cap erasers
  • Extra pencils (#2 yellow pencils)
  • Baby wipes
  • Extra pack of crayons

Due to space limitations, do not send:

  • trapper keepers, binders, or 3 ring notebooks
  • markers
  • rolling backpacks or gym bags


Fifth Grade School Supply List

5th Grade Supply List
Mrs. Bowling and Mrs. Hodges

Your child will use the following supplies in 5th grade:
*Pencils (no mechanical/lead pencils)
*Pencil Pouch (No Boxes)
*4- 2 pocket folders in yellow, red, green and blue
*A dry erase marker (for student white boards)
*Glue sticks
*Notebook Paper

Other supplies that would be greatly appreciated
*Cap Erasers
*Lysol or baby wipes
*Zip-lock bags
*Pair of socks (to be used as erasers on student white boards)

Due to space, please do not send trapper keepers/binders or 3 ring notebooks.


Family Movie Night Family Movie Night

You are invited to a Family Movie Night at North Laurel High School on Tuesday, April 11th.  The doors will open at 5:00 P.M. for community partners to share information about events, health, wellness, safety and local opportunities.  The movie will begin at 6:00 P.M. 

Laurel County Elementary Basketball Tournament Bracket Basketball