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Kindergarten Enrollment

Kindergarten Enrollment Information

Preschool Registration Information

Preschool Registration Information


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

Family Reading Night and Author Signing

The Penny Loafer Mystery: A Kittie O'Blakely Story

Come and join us for a specail Family Reading Night Mystery Edition!

We will have Cold Hill's very own Melanie Callahan to do an author reading and signing of her new book The Penny Loafer Mystery: A Kittie O'Blakely Story.

Parents and students will be able to read and take Accelerated Reader tests, as well as, complete mystery theme activities for prize drawings!

Thursday, November 30th 4:00-6:00

Veterans Day Program 11/8 1:30

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Students are asked to dress in the following way so we can create a special effect during our program.

Pre-K & Kindergarten: Wear a RED shirt

1st Grade: Wear a WHITE shirt

2nd & 3rd Grade: Wear a BLUE Shirt

4th & 5th Grade: Wear a CAMOUFLAGE Shirt

Additional information about the program has been sent home with your child.

Earth Science Training Sept. 22, 2017

Click here

Bojangles Share Night

Tuesday, April 25th * ALL DAY*
20% of Sales go to Cold Hill Elementary
(must present flyer w/ purchase)
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

10th Annual History Fair

The10th Annual History Fair will be on Friday, April 14.  This is a requirement for all 5th grade students, but is open to every grade.  Please click on the "Read More" for more information.


Fall Festival: Friday, November 10th Updated 11/9

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Date: Friday,November 10th

Turkey Dinner: 4:00-7:00 $8.00

Games: 5:00-7:00

Live Auction: 7:15

Summer Reading UPDATED

Join us for Summer Reading on Tuesdays in June and July from 10:00-12:00. There will be student activities, crafts, and door prizes. Students may read, check out books, and take Accelerated Reader tests. Points earned will count toward next year's grade-level reading goals!

**Please note that a child must be chaperoned by a parent/guardian.

June Dates: 6th, 15th, 20th

July Dates: 11th (New date), 18th

There will be NO Summer Reading on Thursday, July 13th

Attention ShowStoppers: Reminders

Attention ShowStoppers: Important Information

  • Please wear your Robin Hood costumes on Friday December 8th to school.
  • Dress Rehearsal will take place at 1pm on Friday...students only.
  • Please arrive back at CHES by 5:30 for the evening performace and report to the gym.
  • ShowStoppers ONLY will be permitted int he gym...no parents or family memebrs utnil SHOWTIME!
  • The doors will open at 5:55. The show will begin at 6pm
  • If you have questions, please email Mrs. Callahan.
Kindergarten Open House/Orientation

Kindergarten registrationCold Hill Elementary will hold Kindergarten Orientation on Thursday, August 3rd beginning at 5:00 in the Gym.

Boys and Girls Basketball Tryouts-4th/5th

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Tryouts are scheduled to start on Monday, Sept. 11th.   Tryouts will be 5 days and the team will be announced on at the end of the 5 days. All tryouts and practices are closed to the public. Below is the tentative schedule for tryouts. I hope not to make any changes to the dates or times. Please be on time.

September 11  3:30-4:15 Girls    4:45-5:30 Boys

September 13  3:30-4:15 Girls    4:45-5:30 Boys

September 15  4:00-4:45 Girls    4:45-5:30 Boys

September 18  3:30-4:15 Girls    4:45-5:30 Boys

September 20  3:30-4:15 Girls    4:45-5:30 Boys

Attention ShowStoppers: How to Make a Medieval Costume in Under 4 Minutes

Attention ShowStoppers! If you are having trouble coming up with a peasant costume for the performance, check out this super helpful youtube video.

How to Make a Medieval Costume in Under 4 Minutes

Parent/Teacher Conference - October 26th


Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday, October 26th from 3:30-5:30. You may sign up for an appointment with your child's teacher.

Open House 1st-5th Grade

open house Open House for grades 1st – 5th will be on Tuesday, August 8th from 4:00-6:00.

Cheer Tryouts

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Cheerleading tryouts for 4th and 5th grade will take place Monday-Friday, September 11-15, 2017 from 3:30-4:30.

Tryouts will be closed to parents.

Students must have a current sports physical.


Sock Hop!

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We will have our first sop hop of the year on

Friday, September 29th from 6-8

Admission will be school supplies chosen based on the needs of each grade level.

Scholastic Book Fair

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Our Spring Book Fair will be held in the library March 20th-24th.

Students will visit the Book Fair during scheduled library class and checkout times.

Book Fair will be open late for Family Night on Tuesday, March 21st from 4:00-6:00.

(Same night as Parent/Teacher Conferences)



The Online Book Fair offers family and friends who live out of town or cannot attend your in-school Fair a chance to shop at their convenience —with FREE shipping to school.

Preschool Registration Information

Preschool Registration Inforamtion

Elementary Basketball Showcase

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Saturday, October 7 @ South Laurel High School gym

10:00 Cold Hill vs London (Boys)

11:00 Cold Hill vs London (Girls)

Adimission $5.00

Cold Hill ShowStoppers Present Robin Hood

Robin Hood Performance

You may contact Mrs. Callahan via email ONLY beginning December 1st for reserved seating.


Red Ribbon Week Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week will be October 23rd-27th.  This week is to promote being drug free.  Each day students will be asked to dress a certain way to show their support for staying drug free.

*Monday --- Pajama Day --- Follow your dreams...don't do Drugs. Dress in your favorite pajamas.

*Tuesday --- Nerd Day --- Cubs are too smart for Drugs. Dress like a nerd.

*Wednesday --- Super Hero Day --- You have the Power to stay drug free. Dress like a super hero.

*Thursday --- 80's Day--- Be 80's cool and say no to drugs. Dress in your best 80's look.

*Friday --- Costume Day--- Scare off Drugs. Dress in your Halloween costume. No face masks or heavy make-up that will distract form learning.

Meet the Cubs! Dinner Fundraiser! Silent Auction!

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Come out and meet the new members of the boys and girls basketball teams, as well as, the cheerleading squad. Show your Cold Hill Cub pride!   Tuesday, October 3th @ 6:00 in the gym.  Admission: $3.00 for adults and free to kids and staff.

Fundraiser Dinner from 5:00-6:30.  $5 per meal. Includes hot dog or Chili Dog, chips, drink, and dessert.

Silent Auction- 4:00-7:00 until end of Meet the Cubs

*Don't forget stop by Family Reading Night 4:00-6:00

Awards Days


Awards Days

K, 1st, 2nd ~ May 18th @ 9:30

3rd,4th~ May 19th @ 9:30

5th ~ May 19th @ 12:30 (DARE Graduation will imediately follow)


Student Supply Lists for 2016-2017
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Check out the supply lists to see what your child will need for the upcoming school year by clicking "READ MORE" below.



Summer Feeding Sites

United Way and Laurel County Public School Summer Feeding Program

Cold Hill Students Rocked KPREP

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Congratulations Cold Hill staff and students on being a

TOP 10 ACHIEVEMENT school in the state and

#1 in the Laurel County on K-PREP 2017!

Fall Book Fair October 9th-13th

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Saddle up and read, Bookaroos!

Our Fall Book Fair will be held in the library October 9th-13.

Students will visit the Book Fair during scheduled library class and checkout times.

Book Fair will be open late for Family Night on Thursday, October 11th from 4:00-6:00.

(Before our 1st home basketball game vs Keavy)

Family Reading Night before Meet the Cubs

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Family Reading Night will be

Tuesday, October 3rd from 4:00-6:00

Parents and students will get the chance to read together and take AR tests.

No School September 22rd

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There will be NO SCHOOL for students on

Friday, September 22rd

due to Chicken Festival and Teacher Professional Development.

Laurel County Elementary Basketball Tournament Bracket Basketball
KPREP Testing


KPREP Testing for 3rd-5th grade students will be May 3-10.


Spring Break April 3-7

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Fall Break/No School

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There will be NO SCHOOL on Thursday, October 19th and Friday, October 20th due to FALL BREAK!!!

Accelerated Reader Guidelines 2017-2018

Accelerated Reader

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Deadline for reaching grade level library AR goals ends Friday, March 30th. (optional)

K-25, 1st-35, 2nd-45, 3rd-55, 4th-65 5th-75

AR deadline for the school year is April 27th for AR Point Clubs and Top Ten AR Earners for each grade level. (Date may change due to snow and extending the school year)

Click on "read more" to see updated guidelines.

AR Guide For Parents brochure

School of Rock May 12th 6:00



Last Day of School


The last day of school for students will be Friday, May 19th.

District Champions!


Our Cold Hill Academic Team is this year's Governer's Cup District Champions. They won 1st Place in Quick Recall and 1st Place in Future Problem Solving.

Click Read More for Individual Written Assessment Winners



Congratulations Cold Hill Archers! Cold Hill’s Archery Team won 3rd Place at the NASP 11th Region Tournament.

Individual awards went to Aaron Kilburn 3rd Place Boy Elementary, Kelsey Brock 4th Place Girl Elementarym and Addison Gilmore 1st place 4th Grade Girl.

Melanie Callahan


We are proud to announce that Cold Hill's very own Mrs. Callahan is a published writer! Check out her article Teacher-Created Lessons Connect World Language to Art in Kentucky Teacher Magazine, a publication by the Kentucky Department of Education.