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BES STEM Lab BES STEM Lab

Kindergarten students investigated parts of the body in STEM lab. They checked out x-rays to see bones and learned how muscles and different organs work.

 

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BES 5th Grade Field Trip BES 5th Grade Field Trip

BES fifth graders took a trip to the Nelson County Landfill and the Guthrie Opportunity Center on Monday. Students learned many interesting facts about the landfill, and while the 3 Rs were discussed (reduce, reuse, recycle), they found out that the most important is to REDUCE the amount of garbage we send to the landfill. At the Guthrie Opportunity Center, students were able to see their recycling program and specifically what items can be recycled there. They were then able to also take a tour to see the many opportunities the GO Center provides. What great trip--it was informative and it provided inspiration to be an active citizen in our community!

 

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BES Represented at County-Wide Spelling Bee BES 2.3.20

Bloomfield Elementary School is so proud of Bradyn Coulter for representing our school family at the county-wide spelling bee sponsored by Nelson County Farm Bureau! Thank you, Bradyn, for your hard work and true sportsmanship!

 

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BES Spelling Bee Champ BES Spelling Bee Champ

Bloomfield Elementary School would like to congratulate Bradyn Coulter on his big win in the BES Spelling Bee on Tuesday, January 21. Although it was very stiff competition, Bradyn prepared well and pulled out the win!! Our runner up was Jack Mitzelfelt. We are so proud of our spellers! Bradyn will go on to represent our school in the county-wide competition at the Nelson County Farm Bureau County Spelling Bee on Thursday, January 30. Good luck, Bradyn!!

 

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BES Book Towers BES Book Towers

BES third graders have been working on book towers in reading with Mrs. Carrico. Each time students finish reading a book, they write a summary of it and turn it in to be graded. If their summary is free of errors, they fill out a book tower form which includes the title and genre, as well as a rating assigned by the student. When students complete four book tower forms, they get to eat lunch with Mrs. Carrico and two friends! Students really like book towers because they get rewarded for reading, they enjoy the feeling of accomplishment, and they love spending time with their teacher and friends eating lunch!!

 

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BES Spotlight BES Spotlight

Mrs. DeWitt and Mrs. Wimpsett took their second grade classes on a field trip to Kroger and Fresh in Bardstown this week. Students are learning about running a business as part of their project-based learning, and the trip’s focus was marketing. Students learned about the use of language and color in advertisements, as well as characters to promote products. Store managers also discussed product placement and customer experience, but both stores emphasized word-of-mouth as their best advertisement! A big thanks to both stores for hosting our students!!

 

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BES Field Trip BES Field Trip

A group of third and fourth grade BES students recently visited Flaget Memorial Hospital to learn about the services offered and career opportunities there. Students toured different types of rooms depending on care needed, the emergency department, the radiology department, the lab, and the cancer center. The trip sparked lots of discussion about possible careers in the medical field!

 

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BES Spotlight BES Spotlight

Happy Wednesday, Patriot families!! Cambron wrapped up his service project, Make it Happen with Cam, this week. With the help of many families, Cambron collected over 200 new toys and created two gaming carts all to donate to Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville. One person, with community backing, really can make a difference!! We have a special message from Cambron: “Thank you so much for helping me make it happen! Your donations are going to make a lot of kids smile at Norton Children’s Hospital. I could not have done this without the help of everyone!”

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Bloomfield Christmas Parade Bloomfield Parade

Happy Monday, Bloomfield family! We have a special message about the Christmas Parade from our principal, Ms. Stephanie Smith: "We would like to thank our Bloomfield Community and family members for making our community great! It was awesome to see the support and love for one another Saturday evening. Thank you for your continued love and support for our community and our kiddos! We couldn’t do this without you! I ❤️ BES!"

 

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BES Battle of the Classes BES Battle of the Classes

Bloomfield Elementary School hosted its first annual Battle of the Classes Basketball Night this past Friday. Each grade level provided cheerleaders and two teams to play each other, and a couple games that ended in a tie were decided in a teacher shoot-off! Students, staff, families, and friends enjoyed a night of good sportsmanship and good times!! We can’t wait until next year!

 

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Bloomfield Elementary Story Writing BES Story Writing

BES first graders are writing stories about their families. Each first grade class created a parent survey to learn about their interests and things they like, and also about things they did when they were kids. Next, families began sending in pictures, and now students are using the photos to write stories about themselves and their families. Some third graders have even buddied up with first grade to help with writing. They have learned a lot and are also having a lot of fun!

 

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The E.L.I. Project The E.L.I. Project

Bloomfield Elementary School Beta student Eli Pyle is very busy with his service project. Called the ELI Project (E = engage with your community, L = love everyone, I = inspire others to do the same), the project is two-fold--service to others, but also inspire others to act. Eli has partnered with Landmark of Bardstown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center to grant wishes for its 80+ residents. Working with his contact at Landmark, Gail Brothers, he is already off to a good start granting wishes--he helped reunite a resident with his daughter who he hasn’t seen for years, and they celebrated their October birthdays together! 

 

Winter Weather Planning weather planning

As the winter weather season approaches, we want to share our process for evaluating our road conditions.

Learn more about our process of collaboration by clicking here and HERE for an overview from our community leaders.

 

 

Summer NRGizer Retreat

NRGizer RetreatPowerful work today Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest with THE first ever Nelson County Schools NRG Team.

Students, teachers, school leaders, family caretakers. We are all here creating the future together.

We ❤️ NC.

Women's Council Fashion Show

Bardstown Women's Council Fashion ShowProfits from our #NPossible gear benefits the Dolly Parton Imagination Library for Nelson County kiddos via the Nelson County Schools Community Support Foundation.