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Laurel County Schools Statement on Copy-Cat Threats

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NO SCHOOL- Friday, December 2, 2018


NO SCHOOL-Friday, January 19, 2018 due to road conditions

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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Summer Feeding Sites

United Way and Laurel County Public School Summer Feeding Program

Preschool Information

Preschool Registration

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.  

Kindergarten Enrollment

Kindergarten Enrollment Information

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


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.

Accelerated Reading Olympics Accelerated Reading Olympics

The Accelerated Reading Olympics will begin on February 1st and end on February 23rd.  The three students in each classroom in grades 1-5 that have the most Accelerated Reading Points with an 85% average will win a medal.  Good luck and let the games begin!!

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.

Spring Pictures Spring Pictures

Spring Pictures will be on Monday, February 12th.  

Spring Break Spring Break

Spring Break will begin on April 2nd and will end on April 6th. 

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.

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!!

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!!!

Parent Teacher Conference and Family Reading Night Parent Teacher Conference

Parent Teacher Conference will be on Thursday, March 22nd  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.

Thanksgiving Break Thanksgiving

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

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.

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

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.  

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.  

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

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.


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.  

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.

Election Day Election Day

Tuesday, May 22nd is Election Day.  There will not be any school.  Enjoy your day and GO VOTE.   

Presidents' Day Presidents' Day

There will not be any school on Monday, February 19th in honor of Presidents' Day.

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. 

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.

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


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.  

Memorial Day Memorial Day

There will no school on Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day.  

Summer Vacation Summer Vacation

Summer break will begin on June 2nd.  Have a great summer!

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.


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