Board of Education Work Session Notice: September 27

A work session for the Clark County Board of Education has been called by the Board Chairperson, for September 27, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. to be held at Central Office, 1600 West Lexington Avenue, Winchester, KY. The work session will consist of training for board members on KSBA's eMeeting service. Discussion will be limited to the training and no official business will be acted upon.

Board of Education Regular Meeting Notice: September 27

The Clark County Board of Education will hold its Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. in the Central Office Auditorium, 1600 West Lexington Avenue, Winchester, KY. Some board members may be attending via Google Meet online videoconference. To view this meeting live, visit the CCPS YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/CCPSvideo/ at 6:30 and click the Live Now button. A recorded version of the meeting will be available on the CCPS YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/CCPSvideo/ the next day by 4:00 p.m.

The meeting is open to the public.

Applications Now Being Accepted for Appointment to the CCPS Board of Education

You are invited to nominate yourself or a qualified acquaintance to serve the Second District on the Clark County Board of Education!

To view an extremely informative advertisement about this position, please click here.

To access the Cover Letter and Application for this position, please click here.

Applications must be postmarked by September 26, 2022.

The Kentucky Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Board of Education Special Meeting Notice: September 23

The Clark County Board of Education Special Meeting will be on Friday, September 23, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. The primary meeting will be held at George Rogers Clark High School, 2745 Boonesboro Road, Winchester, KY.

The meeting is open to the public.

Several Job Openings in Our CCPS Nutrition Department

Our CCPS School Nutrition Department has job openings! Apply online at www.clarkschools.net or call 859-744-4545 ext. 1040 for more information!

**NEW INFORMATION** -- Contacts for Eastern KY Flood Relief
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Many in our Clark County community may be wondering how they can help victims of the recent flooding in Eastern Kentucky, particularly as far as donations. Please read below for contact information for several groups and businesses who are organizing flood relief efforts:

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GRC High School Appalachian Literature class

Contact: eloise.lynch@clark.kyschools.us or 859-744-6111

Collecting: such items as bottled water, toiletries, new clothes, sheets, non-perishable goods, cleaning supplies, dog/cat food, diapers, and baby food

Drop Off Location: Donations bin at the front of GRC or brought to Flight Time classes by students

When: now until September 12th.

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Scouts BSA Troops 56 & 562

Contact: Adam Kidd 859-221-8654

Drop Off Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church 2410 Lexington Rd

When: 7/31/22 4:00-9:00 PM, 8/1/22 07:00-10:00 AM

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Abettor Brewing Co Depot St

Contact: Tyler

Drop Off Location: 128 N Highland St.

When: 7/31/2022 - Until no longer needed

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Contact: Ryan Dotson

Drop Off Location: Winchester Plaza

When: 8/1/22-8/3/22 10:00AM - 5:00PM each day

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Kentucky Woodwork:

Contact: Andrea Clark 859-595-9335

When: 8/1/22-8/4/22

Call Andrea and they will pick up all donations.

Donations will be leaving for Knott Co. Friday 8/5/22

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Bill's Carry Out

Contact: Sherry

When: 8/1/22-8/3/22 08:00AM - 11:00PM

Location: 731 N Maple St.

Donations leaving Wed/Thurs

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Winchester Police Department

Accepting gift cards for evacuees being housed in certain Wolfe Co Schools. The gift cards will be used to purchase items not received through donations for evacuees being housed in the schools.

When: 8/1/22-8/5/22 at 3pm

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George Rogers Clark High School

Contact: Sherri Reed at 859-744-6111 or sherri.reed@clark.kyschools.us

Location: 2745 Boonesboro Rd.

When: until 8/5/2022

Asistencia de inscripción para familias hispanas

¿Tiene una barrera del idioma inglés y necesita inscribir a sus hijos para el año escolar 2022-2023 o hacer cambios en la información de inscripción de su hijo?La Junta de Educación del Condado de Clark está ofreciendo un evento para ayudarlo con sus necesidades. ¡Habrá intérpretes presentes para ayudar!El jueves 4 de agosto de 2022 de 14:00 a 16:30 h.En 1600 West Lexington Avenue Winchester KY 40391.¡¡Esperamos verte!!

FY2022 Annual Financial Statement and Vendor Summary Now Available

Clark County Public School’s Unaudited Annual Financial Statement and Vendor Summary for the FY2022 (July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022) is published on the CCPS Finance Dept. website, viewable at https://clarkschools.net/​en-US/finance-e2c3c77a/​reports-eb241dbe. A printed copy is available for viewing in the Finance Department located at the CCPS Board of Education office, 1600 W Lexington Ave, Winchester, KY 40391.

Dr. Elmer Thomas Hired as Interim Superintendent of Clark County Public Schools!

The entire Clark County Public Schools family is excited to welcome Dr. Elmer Thomas to our district!

Dr. Thomas is the current interim Superintendent of Clark County Public Schools. He has also previously served as Superintendent of Madison County Schools and as interim Superintendent of Danville Independent Schools. Under his leadership Madison County Schools became a distinguished district while he led the focus on mathematics, CCR, Dual Credit, and AP classes. He oversaw the transition from half day to full day kindergarten, the construction and opening of a new elementary school, and the major renovations of several other schools.

Prior to becoming superintendent, Dr. Thomas was principal of Madison Central High School in Richmond, where he took over after leading Boyle County High School in Danville. In 2011, he was Kentucky's 2011 Principal of the Year. Dr. Thomas has also served as a member of the Commissioner of Education's Local Superintendents' Advisory Council.

Dr. Thomas holds a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish, a Masters Degree in Reading, and a Rank I in Educational Administration. He holds an Ed.D in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.

He and his wife Marla live in Richmond and have two adult children - Lauren, a healthcare attorney, and Matthew, a rising senior at UK.

Please join us in extending a very warm welcome to Dr. Elmer Thomas!

CCPS is in need of Bus Drivers!
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Apply Online or call our Transportation Dept. at 859-744-5620