CCPS continuing to investigate altercation during Nov. 29 basketball game

Clark County Public Schools wanted to address that we are continuing the investigation into the altercation that occurred during the Boys Basketball game on 11/29/22. To read our full release, please click here.

Board of Education Seeking Services of Board Attorney

The Clark County Board of Education is seeking the services of a Board Attorney. Preference may be given to individuals or firms with experience in educational law. Services required will include, but may not be limited to:  review of all contracts the Board may enter into; review and preparation of deeds for property the Board may buy or sell; presence at and assistance with any legal hearings the Board may be compelled to have; and telephone consultations with Board members and the Superintendent as may be required. Attendance at all Board meetings is preferred; however, required meetings will include all disciplinary hearings, tax hearings, budget meetings, and any meetings that involve scheduled discussion of contracts or legal matters.  Compensation may be salary, per diem, per hour, or a combination thereof, depending on the services provided.

Please submit a sealed proposal with a Letter of Interest to Dustin Howard, CCPS Superintendent, at 1600 West Lexington Avenue, Winchester, KY 40391, by 12:00 noon on December 16, 2022, with a summary of your experience, especially educational law, and an outline of your proposal for services to be offered.  The Board will conduct interviews with prospective individuals or firms following receipt of the Letters of Interest.

Applications Now Being Accepted for Appointment to the CCPS Board of Education District 3

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

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

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

Applications must be postmarked by December 13, 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.

Mr. Brandon Watkins Hired as Chief Operations Officer

Clark County Public Schools would like to announce that Mr. Brandon Watkins has been hired as the Chief Operations Officer for our district! Mr. Watkins began his career in public education in 2005 as a Social Studies teacher for Madison Southern High School in Berea, where he also served as the Head Baseball and Head Golf coach. In 2011, Mr. Watkins accepted an Assistant Principal/Athletic Director position at Farristown Middle School.

After a couple of years, Mr. Watkinsreturned to Madison Southern High School as the Associate Principal and a year later moved into the role of Head Principal. Under his tenure, MSHS achieved four consecutive years of Distinguished School recognition by the Kentucky Department of Education. In 2019, the National Association of Secondary School Principals named Mr. Watkins Kentucky’s Principal of the Year.

Most recently, he has been serving Montgomery County Schools as the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment.

"I am very excited about the opportunity to join the Clark County team," Mr. Watkins said. "I am looking forward to building relationships and working together to serve the students, staff, and community here.”

Please join us in welcoming Mr. Brandon Watkins to our district!

**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:


Clark County Public Schools is collecting a second round of donations to help flood victims in Eastern Kentucky!

Collecting: items such as bottled water, non-perishable foods, pillows, blankets, sheets, coats, etc.

When: between October 19th-28th

Drop-off location: any school in the district.


Steve Milton, CCPS Maintenance Dept.


Collecting: water, non-perishable foods, pillows, blankets, sheets

When: now until October 18th


GRC High School Appalachian Literature class

Contact: 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


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


Abettor Brewing Co Depot St

Contact: Tyler

Drop Off Location: 128 N Highland St.

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


Contact: Ryan Dotson

Drop Off Location: Winchester Plaza

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


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


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


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


George Rogers Clark High School

Contact: Sherri Reed at 859-744-6111 or

Location: 2745 Boonesboro Rd.

When: until 8/5/2022

'Cyber Eyes' Internet Safety Event on Dec. 6
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Please join us at Shearer on Dec. 6 for an informational session with Detective Charles, entitled 'Cyber Eyes'. View the attached flyer for more information, and feel free to invite your friends and neighbors!

Please scan the QR code and register to attend. The event is sponsored by the Family Resource Center. If you need additional information, please contact Kristi Carter at 859-745-2497.

Several Job Openings in Our CCPS Nutrition Department

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

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 Schools' 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​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.

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