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All Classes and School-Related Activities Canceled Prior to 4 P.M. - August 21, 2017 Mystery Science

Please click the title to read a letter from superintendent, Amy Baker. 


Bourbon County Schools Introduces MealViewer MealViewer

We are excited to share MealViewer, a menu app that allows students and parents to view our school breakfast and lunch menu by phone or any other electronic device.  Having the school menu in the palm of your hand will be both convenient and easy to follow.  The MealViewer app is a powerful tool for parents and students with information  on nutritional values, allergens, favorite foods, school announcements, and special menu items.

Opening of School

August 8th-Opening Day For Teachers

August 9th-First Day For Students


BCES - 7:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

CRES & NMES - 7:40 a.m.-2:40 p.m,

Middle School - 8:20 a.m.-3:20 p.m.

High School - 8:20 a.m.-3:25 p.m.

Bourbon County Schools Prepares for Solar Eclipse. Solar Eclipse

Bourbon County School District is preparing for the August 21st Solar Eclipse. There will be special lessons at each school prior to the eclipse and students will have the opportunity to view this natural phenomenon. NASA approved eclipse-viewing glasses will be provided by the school district to every student and employee to ensure eye protection while viewing the eclipse. The eclipse begins at 1:02 p.m. and ends at 3:54 p.m. The moon’s shadow will almost completely eclipse the sun around 2:30 p.m., which will cause the sky to become dark.  On average, an eclipse such as this occurs every 375 years and this marks the first total solar eclipse in history that will be viewable only from the United States.  This is a very exciting and real-world learning opportunity for our students!

Bourbon County Hires New Principal Kerrie Katz

Bourbon County Superintendent, Amy Baker announced the hiring of Kerrie M. Katz as the new Bourbon County High School Principal.  Katz received her Bachelor of Science from Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, and Missouri with a concentration in Sports Management, a Master of Science in Education concentrating in Special Education from Missouri State University and her Specialist in Education Administration and Superintendency also from Southwest Baptist University. She began her career as a Special Education teacher at Bolivar High School and moved on to the position of Special Education Process Coordinator.  Katz spent 9 months working for the Department of Defense Education Agency in Ryukyu Middle School in Okinawa, Japan. Upon her return to the states she has held several positions in Scott County Schools including Special Education Teacher, Dean of Students/BAC, Assistant Principal and Interim Principal. Ms. Katz states that she is looking forward to serving the students and staff members in Bourbon County.

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