Located in the heart of Bardstown, Foster Heights Elementary is a newly renovated school serving students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Seventy-nine staff members provide instruction and support to students in 29 regular classroom settings and a variety of resource and intervention settings. Students receive related arts instruction in art, music, physical education, health, technology, library and social skills. Our staff strives to fulfill the mission and vision of providing a strong academic program within a positive learning environment, in partnership with our families and community. Responsible decision-making skills are taught to assist students in becoming productive citizens. We employ regular evaluation and support to help ensure student success. Instruction is provided to meet the needs of all learners in order to prepare “Honorable, Understanding, Successful, Knowledgeable, Independent, Empowered Students” to become lifelong learners and contributing citizens in a changing society.
Foster Heights provides instruction in the Common Core Standards for English, Language Arts and Math and Core Content 4.1 in Science and Social Studies. Our school improvement plan contains goals that address reduction of barriers and closing achievement gaps among student groups. All students are taught a core curriculum of reading, math, science, social studies, arts/humanities and practical living/vocational studies. The core curriculum is supported by music, drama, physical and character education, technology and library skills. Assessment tools are used to identify student needs and strengths. Additional programs including differentiated instruction, intervention, ESS services, specially designed instruction, speech therapy and gifted/talented instruction are provided to ensure academic success for all students. A wide variety of extracurricular activities are also offered to students.
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER
October 23, 2014 Academic Team Practice 3:30 – 4:30 pick up in the bus loop
October 24, 2014 – Out of Dress Code Day
October 27th-31st – Red Ribbon Week
October 27, 2014 – Wear Spirit Wear or Red.
October 28, 2014 – Wear Crazy or Colorful Socks.
October 29, 2014 – Wear your Favorite Sports Team Shirt
October 30, 2014 – Wear a Hat
October 30, 2014 – Halloween Safety 5:00pm – 6:30pm
October 31, 2014 – No School
November 3 & November 4, 2014 – No School
November 10 – 14 Scholastic Book Fair
November 13, 2014 Market Day Pick Up 4:30-5:30 in Cafeteria
November 20, 2014 – SBDM Meeting 4:15 in Office Conference Room
Parents interested in Infinite Campus information should contact our school counselor, Brooks Thomas, by phone (502) 349-7030 or email.
Order online monthly at www.marketday.com. School account number: 28212
Preloaded Kroger cards can be purchased in the office for $5.00. A percentage of your purchases from Kroger will be given to our school. For more information, contact our school bookkeeper at (502) 349-7030.
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