QUICK LINKS
Bush Elementary School News
Newsletters
BUSH VICE-PRINCIPAL SURVEY

Your Input is Requested!
In the next few weeks, the School-Based Decision Making Council (SBDM) of Bush Elementary will select the new vice-principal.  This is a critical decision for the school and the community, and your input will help in the decision to hire a new vice-principal.  This survey was designed and approved by the SBDM Council on June 11, 2014. 
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESPONSES BY 4:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY JUNE 17, 2014.

SURVEY LINK

Bush Presents The Lion King Musical

We would like to say thank you to ALL that made the Bush Lion King Musical possible.  We are so very proud of our students and our team that worked to make this possible.  We would especially like to thank Mrs. Kelly Harris, Johnna Phelps Cessna, and the Rythm and Dance Studio for making this production possible.  Once again, thank you.  The shows were awesome!

Career Day

Thursday, April 17th is going to be a special day at Bush---Career Day!There will be a career fair in the gym that will showcase many different career/job opportunities for our students to consider in the future.  We are asking our students who are interested to come to school dressed as the person they would like to be when they grow up.

Spring Break Week

There will be no school on March 31st-April 4th due to Spring Break.  However, there will be school on March 28th.  It is now now a regular school day!

Mark Your Calendars!

May 22nd--Bush Olympics

may 22nd--Bush Athletic Banquet

May 23rd--Accelerated Reader and Perfect Attendance Field Trip

May 27th--Lion King Musical (AM and PM Performance)

May 28th--3rd-5th Awards Day (AM)

May 28th--K-2nd Awards Day (PM)

May 29th--Talent Show Parent Performance (PM)

May 29th--3rd-5th Field Day

May 30th--LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!!!

May 30th--Talent Show (STUDENTS ONLY!!!)

Open House

OPEN HOUSE (All Grade Levels/Students and parents)--August 5th @ 6:00 -7:30

Kindergarten Open House (PARENTS ONLY)--August 4th @ 6:00 PM in Bush Library

Fall Break/No School

There will be NO SCHOOL on Thursday, October 16th and Friday, October 17th due to FALL BREAK!!!

Bush Basketball & Cheer Tryouts

Tryouts for the girls/boys basketball and cheerleading teams will be September 15th-19th from 3:30-4:30.  Please note that any student interested in trying out for basketball is required to have a current sports physical.

Bush Yearbook Now Available for Ordering

The Bush Elementary Yearbook will be available for ordering from Wednesday, March 26-Thurdsay, April 10th.  The cost is $25.00 and will include personalization.  Please make checks available to Bush Elementary PTO.  This will be the only opportunity to order and there will be NO extras avaliable.  You may contact kim.jones@laurel.kyschools.us for questions concerning the yearbook.

Bush Students Sing the WAC Song
Watch and listen as Mrs. Allen's 2nd grade students sing the WAC song, a song composed by Mrs. Allen that teaches students to remember numerous reading terms.  Mrs. Allen's class is modeling a vocabulary strategy that is used in the SRA Reading Program.
Elementary Basketball Season Tips Off

Bush Celebrates the Kentucky Derby

Bush will host Kentucky Derby Day on Friday, May 2nd.  Look for more information coming soon!

Don't Miss the Luau Sock Hop

Aloha!!!! You are invited to Bush's Luau party/sock hop on Friday, September 12th from 6:00-8:00.  Come and join the fun!

Kentucky Author Returns to Bush

Angela Spady, the educator and author of the popular Channing O'Banning series is coming back to Bush on Tuesday, September 16th.  Mrs. Spady will be bringing her 3rd book in the Channing O'Banning book series as well as a book from her new series, "Desperate Diva Diaries."  Pre-orders are available.  Students that purchase a book will get their book signed and meet the author.  Click HERE to access the re-order form.

Bush Basketball and Cheer Schedule
GO BUSH!!!
Tuesday, October 21st--Bush vs Keavy
Thursday, October 23rd--Bush vs Hunter Hills
Tuesday, October 28th--Colony vs Bush
Thursday, October 30th--Bush vs Camp Ground
Note: Click HERE to access a schedule.
Summer Reading in the Library
We are pleased to announce that once again Bush will offer summer reading in the library.  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 in order to use the library.  Click HERE to access the summer reading parent informational letter.  Click HERE to access the parent permission/guidleines form.
 
June 11th, 17th, and 19th and July 9th and 16th
10:00-12:00
 

 

Bush Archery Team Tryouts

Due to games and weather, students will try out during the school day from 2:30-3:00 PM at some point within the next 2 weeks.  We will notify students as to when they will try out by giving them a note.

Bush to Celebrate Naional Milk Day

Bush will celebrate National Milk Day on Wednesday, September 24th.  The cafeteria staff have planned several milk-related activities for students to enjoy.

Lexington Children's Theatre Coming to Bush

The Lexington Children's Theatre will perform "Long Road to Freedom" and "Rapunzel" on Wednesday, September 17th.

BUSH ARCHERY TEAM QUALIFIES FOR NATIONALS!

Congratulations to the Bush Archery Team for their TOP TEN finish at the 2013-2014 KY NASP State Tournament.  Our team finished in 9th place with a total team score of 3045 points.   Our team has now qualified for nationals.  The 2013-2014 NASP Nationals Tournament will be held in Louisville, KY on May 8-10th.  We are so very proud of our archers...GO BUSH!!!

We would also like to congratulate the follow archers for their individual accomplishments.  The top 12 archers include:

Maylee Phillpot 264 (Overall Top Bush Archer @ State)

Seth McClure 263

Taylor Jones 261

Brandon Fiechter 260

Emma Smith 258

Will Hellard 255

Colby Joseph 252

Walt Hellard 251

Kambrie Collier 250

Meg Anderson 250

Clay Sizemore 242

Karsten Raney 239

 

 

High Attendance Day...BE THERE!

The KY Directors of Pupil Personnel has designated September 18th, 2014 as "High Attendance Day" for all public schools in KY.  The Laurel County school system is encouraging every student to be a participant in education and demonstrate that you believe education is important!

Character Pumpkins Are Here

Character Pumpkins have officially invaded Bush.  You may view the Photo Gallery link to view the 2014-2015 Character Pumpkin Show.

Classroom Supply List

Click HERE to access a copy of the 2014-2015 K-5 classroom supply lists.

School Pictures

Get ready to smile...School pictures will be taken on Wednesday, September 24th.

Camp Out With a Good Book Returns to Bush

We would like to invite all students and parents to come out to Bush for a fun night of family fun and reading time.  "Camp Out With A Good Book" family reading night will take place on Thursday, September 18th from 5:30-7:00 PM.  Students will be able to read books and take Accelerated Reader tests in the library.  Don't forget to bring your sleeping bag or favorite camping blanket!

 

Scholastic Bookfair Returns to Bush

The  2014 Fall Scholastic Bookfair will be held at Bush from Monday, October 20th-Friday, October 24th.
 

Box Tops for Education

Please help our school earn money by saving and turning in Box Top labels!

Hat Day

September Behavior Reward will be HAT DAY on Thursday, September  25th.

Native American Week

Thanks to all that made Native American Week a fun time for learning and huge success.  Pictures are now available for viewing under the Photo Gallery link.

Chicken Festival

There will be NO SCHOOL on Friday, September 26th due to the World Famous Chicken Festival.

Parent-Teacher Conference
We will host our fall Parent-Teacher Conference for the 2013-2014 school year on Monday, October 20th from 4:00-7:00 PM.  In order to accomodate all of our parents, parents will be given a specific time to meet with their child's teachers.  See your child's teacher in order to dicuss these matters.
 
Breakfast With Grandparents

We would like to invite all of our grandparents to come out to our annual Breakfast With Grandparents event.  This event will be held on October 21st-22nd from 7:45-8:15AM.  Please check below for your child's assigned date.

PRIMARY HALL/Preschool-2nd Grade: Tuesday, October 21st

INTERMEDIATE HALL/3rd-5th Grade: Wednesday, October 22nd

 

Moms & Muffins

Our annual Moms and Muffins event will take place on Monday, October 20th from 7:45-8:15AM.  Come out and enjoy a morning of muffins and reading with your child in the Bush Library Media Center.

Author Michael Finklea to Visit Bush

Author Michael Finklea will visit Bush on Wednesday, October 22nd.  Students will be able to purchase books in which the author will be signing that day.  Click HERE to access the event flyer.  You may learn more about the author and his books by viewing his website.  Click HERE to enter his webpage.

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon/Drug Awareness Week will take place the week of October 27th-October 31st.  Our activities include:

Monday, October 27th: Mix Match Monday

Tuesday, October 28th: Twin Day Tuesday

Wednesday, OCtober 29th: Wacky Wig Wednesday

Thursday, October 30th: Team Day Thursday

Friday, October 31st: Fabulous Friday

Storybook Character Dress-Up Day

Character Dress Up Day will take place on Friday, October 31st.  This event is a schoolwide reward incentive for both GOOD behavior and work ethics.  Students that have demonstrated these attributes will be invited to participate in this event.  Invitations will be sent home on Monday, October 27th.  Please note that students must have a book that corresponds with their costume.     

Bush Thanksgiving Dinner & Fall Auction
 
The Bush Thanksgiving Dinner and Fall Auction will take place on Friday, November 7th.  More information coming soon!
Veterans Program
 
Please join us in honoring our veterans on Tuesday, November 11th @ 1:00 PM.
 
Kids on the Block Puppet Show Returns to Bush

"Kids on the Block" is a puppet program that promotes Child Abuse Provention.  This assembly will take place at Bush on Tuesday, November 25th.  There will be two assembly programs: Preschool-2nd @ 1:00 PM and 3rd-5th @ 1:45 PM.

    Laurel County Schools
    cms login cms login RSS
    Bush Elementary School
    1832 East Laurel Road
    London, KY 40741  

    Phone: 606-862-4618 
    Fax: 606-862-4619
    map