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Tompkinsville Elementary News

wellness District Wellness Assessment

Check out the results of our recent Wellness Assessment

school School Store

At the first of the school, we sent out flyers about School Store. Many of you signed you child/children up for it. Now is a great time to be using it! Tompkinsville Elementary can make money that will be used for our students, and it is very EASY to do. If you are shopping online, go first to www.schoolstore.net, find Tompkinsville Elementary, and then click on merchants. It is that easy! The prices will be the same as it is on the store website. There are over 400 stores to choose from, for instance Wal-Mart, Target, Children’s Place, The Gap, etc. So I know that this is an extras step, but it is a quick step. TES has earned $60 already from great parents like you, but we could be making more money. Feel free to tell grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc., that they can also go through this site to order online.

Image of security changes at ms and hs campus Changes to through traffic at the MS and HS campus

Campus Safety Improvements at MCHS and MCMS

Beginning December 8, 2017


  • During school hours access to Monroe County High School and Monroe County Wellness Center will be from Old Mulkey Rd.
  • Access to Monroe County Middle School will be from Gamaliel Rd. 
  • Chains will be up from 8:00am to 2:30pm. 
  • This will allow us to have better control of the traffic on the MCHS and MCMS campuses which will provide a safer campus for our students and staff.
  • We have experienced drivers using the campuses as an access road from Gamaliel Rd. to Old Mulkey Rd.  During the school day we have students who use the area between the schools for physical education and other activities.  To reduce the risk of someone getting hurt, we are closing access from Gamaliel Rd. to Old Mulkey Rd. during school hours.
  • In the near future, we will be installing a check-in station at the entry of MCHS.  This will allow us to monitor who enters and exits the student parking lot.  
A Message from the Monroe County Board of Education A Message from the Monroe County Board of Education

A Message from the Monroe County Board of Education.


vd Veterans' Day Program 2017


TES Veterans Day Proram will be on Friday, November 17th at 1:00 PM. 



rzr Rzr Rides

Everybody wants to ride a Rzr...and now they can! 

RZR rides will be offered at TES during the day on Friday, November 3rd and that same night at Fall Festival.

If your child would like to ride during the day please return the following form completed along with $5.

pumpkin fun Pumpkin Fun Decorating Contest

This year we are getting into the fall spirit by having a pumpkin decorating contest.  TES students and staff are invited to decorate a pumpkin like their favorite book character.  It’s easy and fun for the whole family!  Students and staff may bring in a decorated pumpkin to the school library and enter it into our contest October 31st -November 2nd.  All entries must be received by 10:00 am the morning of November 2nd. Click here for more information!

MCCares Town Hall Meeting - Is Your Family Affected By Drugs?

Learn How To Protect Youth In Today’s Drug-Filled World, at the Monroe Co. Family Wellness Center. Free BBQ door prizes.

concessions Fall Festival Concessions

Again this year, we’re asking for your help to make this our best Fall Festival! We are requesting food donations from each grade level for concessions. Below, you will find what each grade level is responsible for bringing. We’ll be collecting these items as they are received, so please send them to school with your child as soon as possible. Any and all donations are greatly appreciated! 

Preschool - Snack Cakes 

Kindergarten– Chips (individual bags)

1st Grade – Candy bars

2nd Grade– Chips (individual bags)

3rd Grade – Candy bars

4th Grade – Canned drinks

5th Grade– Canned drinks 

raffle Fall Festival Raffles

Our school-wide raffles are now going on! Contact a TES student or staff member (or stop by TES) to purchase your ticket. All chances are $1 each! 

Amazon Kindle Fire






40 inch Flat Screen TV with DVD player


box tops Box Tops for Education

We need your help! If you purchase items that have Box Tops on them, please send them to school! Every Box Top is worth 10 cents for our school! Thank you for your continued support! 

ff Fall Festival 2017

TES Fall Festival will be Friday, November 3rd from 4-7 PM. We will have games, food, and fun for all ages! Live auction will begin at 6 PM.  Please see this flyer for more information! 

fall Fall Festival Grade Level Baskets

Grade level raffles are now being held! "Read More" for details about the baskets! 

truck 3rd Annual "Pulling to Feed the Kids" Truck Pull

The 3rd annual "Pulling to Feed the Kids" Truck Pull will be Saturday, October 7th. Please see this flyer for more information. 

grandparents Grandparents' Day 2017

Grandparent's Day 2017 will be on the following dates at 1:00 in the cafeteria: 


September 13th - Kindergarten and 1st Grade

September 14th - 2nd and 3rd Grade

September 18th - 4th and 5th Grade 


We will have a photo booth set up. Grandparents will be able to purchase the photos. The photos will be 2 5x7s for $5. Grandparents will also get to enjoy cookies and punch with their grandchild. 

beta BETA Club Initiation Week!

BETA Club members are invited to dress up for BETA's Initiation Week!

Monday - NO SCHOOL - Labor Day

Tuesday - Nerd Day

Wednesday - Camo Day 

Thursday - Super Hero Day

Friday - Crazy Day (hair/socks/hat)

Solar Eclipse Day Infomation Solar Eclipse Day Information

Information Video for Solar Eclipse Day, August 21, 2017, Click Link to watch information video.

solar Solar Eclipse Information


Gamaliel Elementary School will be in the path of totality on August 21, 2017.  The eclipse will begin at 12:00 pm and will reach totality at 1:29 pm.  Totality will last for approximately 1 minute and 29 seconds. 

During the solar eclipse, all Monroe County students in grades 4th - 12th will be transported to Gamaliel Elementary School to participate in activities and view the period of totality.  Families wishing to have their child(ren) in 4th - 12th participate in the viewing will need to sign and date the waiver going home with students today.  Click here to download a copy of the waiver. 

Students in grades K-3 will have the opportunity to view the solar eclipse from NASA's live stream via technology in the classroom.  This will allow our primary students to safely view the event with their peers. 

Any student who does not have a signed waiver in grades 4th - 12th will view the eclipse from the NASA live stream inside their school building. 

Due to the number of students that will be on the GES campus, there will not be any parking or space for public viewing.  However, there will be various spots throughout the community of Gamaliel for public observation. 

Parents wishing to watch the eclipse with their child(ren) may choose to check them out of school to view the eclipse at one of the public viewing areas prior 10:30 am at each school's location. 

Students will not be dismissed to parents while at the Gamaliel Elementary School location.

Theater Monroe County Youth Theater Presents

A mystery dinner theater at Joe Harrison Carter Elementary.

Art Community Education Acrylic Painting Class

Classes are starting, get your brushes ready!


School Calendar can be found by clicking the Student or Parent tab.

red cross Help Sound the Alarm about Fire Safety!


On Saturday, September 23rd, The American Red Cross of South Central Kentucky and other community partners will be in Tompkinsville to test and install smoke alarms in the homes of families that attend Tompkinsville Elementary School.

There will have a booth set up at TES on Open House, August 3rd, from 5-7 p.m. for the families of TES students to answer any questions they may have.  

Forms will be passed out during Open House in each homeroom.  We encourage parents to make sure they get signed up to receive important information about fire safety and receiving a new fire alarm on September 23rd


View the flyer here




Health Requirements Health Requirements for 2017-18 School Year

What you need to know for this year.

Soccerball The MCHS Girl's volleyball team
The MCHS Girl's volleyball team will have a coach/player meeting from 9am to 10am at the MCHS gym on Wednesday, July 12th. For more information please contact the Board of Education and ask for AD John Petett at 270-487-5456.
enrollment Student Enrollment Forms Available

Feel free to download the enrollment forms and bring them with you to Open House on August 3rd, 5-7 PM. 

Student Enrollement Packet 2017-18

school 2017-18 School Supply Lists


Click here to view each grade level's school supply list for the 2017-18 school year. 

Graducation MCHS Graduation Streamed Live & Broadcasted via Mediacom & SCRTC

The Graduation will be broadcasted via both Mediacom (channel 16) and SCRTC (channel 94) tonight. You can also stream it live via youtube using the following link:




NOTE: If you are a Mediacom subscriber it is possible that you will need to disable "Surround Sound" on your TV's audio settings. This information is per Mediacom.

Graduation Cap The Monroe County Middle School 8th Grade Graduation

The Monroe County Middle School 8th Grade Graduation will be broadcasted live via the the following link. Please remember that technical difficulties may arise that could prevent this from taking place.


middle Attention 5th Grade Parents!

Attention 5th Grade Parents:

5th grade students met with Mrs. Hodges last week from the Monroe County Middle School. They were given a sample middle school schedule, information about shots and health physical REQUIRED for next school year, and a parent letter with important CAMP MIDDLE dates this summer for incoming 6th graders to attend. Please talk with your 5th graders about the meeting that they attended, and if you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Beth Hodges at MCMS 270-487-9625.

Art Picture Acrylic Art Show

Beautiful artwork will be on display

Drama Summer Drama Camp

Great opportunity for students to attend summer camp

picnic Picnic with Parents

T.E.S. will be having our annual “Picnic with Parents” on Friday, May 19, 2017.  Parents are invited to “picnic” with their child by having lunch with them on the last day of school. If your child chooses to leave with you, you may sign them out with their classroom teacher.

**Please see each grade level’s time for lunch below to know when to arrive.

We hope to see you here!

Kindergarten -  10:50

1st grade - 11:00

2nd grade - 11:40

3rd grade - 11:30

4th grade - 11:50

5th grade - 11:10

upcoming Upcoming Events

Please check below for upcoming events!

April 21st - Preschool & Kindergarten Registration 8-4
April 28th - Beta Lock-In for 3rd-5th grades
May 1st - KPREP Pep Rally @ 12:30
May 2-8th - KPREP Testing for 3rd -5th grades 
May 11th - Preschool's Last Day
May 15th - 4th Grade Field Day
May 15th - Kindergarten Graduation @ 12:30
May 16th - 5th Grade Graduation @ 6:00 
May 16th - 1st Grade Field Day 
May 16th - 3rd Grade Field Day
May 17th - 5th Grade Field Day
May 17th - Kindergarten Field Day 
May 17th - 2nd Grade Field Day 
May 19th - Last Day for Students
May 25th - Kindergarten Camp 9-12 (upcoming kindergarten students)

MCHS Practice Football Field Plans MCHS Football Team will be getting a new practice field!


The Monroe County Falcon Football team will soon be getting a much needed practice football field thanks to the generosity of Cleary Construction Inc. and  Rock Solutions, LLC and Precision Engineering, LLC. Construction  on the field will begin in the near future. The new practice field will be located behind the stands at Darrell Carter Stadium.  Above is a drawing of the work that is going to be performed.

book Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair will be held April 17th-21st in the TES Library. Proceeds made from the book fair help buy new books and supplies for the library. Family Night will be Wednesday, April 19th from 3-6 PM. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Loretta Stephens

egg BETA Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt

Friday, April 15th 2017

Egg Hunt begins at 8:15 PM. 

TES Playground

Cost: $5 for each person hunting 

Prizes for everyone! 

Concessions will be available for purchase! 

Bring your own flashlight and basket! 


Election Day Site Based Decision Making Parent Elections

Nomintations and elections to be held soon.

carn BETA Club's Spring Carnival Celebration


pride PRIDE Spring Clean-Up

Come out this Saturday, March 25th, and help Mrs. Dana Hammer and the PRIDE club clean-up around Tompkinsville. It will help our community and will do your heart good to assist a great group of people for a wonderful cause. Please meet beside City Hall (behind the Courthouse) at 8:45 AM. You will sign in and get a ticket for door prizes. The cleanup goes from 9AM-11:30AM. We will start picking up trash on Main Street toward the Tompkinsville Inn and then crossover to the Dollar Tree and make our way back down the road. We will have a police escort to follow behind us and keep us safe. All students under 4th Grade will need to have a parent with them to assist. Afte rthe cleanup we will return to City Hall where they will have prizes and a FREE BBQ lunch for all volunteers. They have some wonderful prizes to give away. Please wear comfortable shoes and no flip flops. See you Saturday!

Theatre Monroe Youth Theater Presents a The Curious Savage

Click to see flyer and pictures

camp Kindergarten Camp 2017!

Attention all incoming Kindergarten students! Make plans to attend our Kindergarten Camp that will be filled with fun and engaging activities to help prepare your child for entering school in the fall! You may sign your child up at Kindergarten Registration at TES on Friday, April 21st. We look forward to this fun day!

Children Preschool/Kindergarten/Head Start Sign Ups Scheduled

Date set for April 21st

Basketball Congratulations to our Lady Falcons! They advanced to the regional finals Sunday at 3pm

Advanced tickets will be on sale tomorrow from 8am to 12pm at the Wellness Center. The price is 6 dollars cash only.  Lady Falcons play at 3pm Sunday at Diddle.

Admins present at GRREC District Admins Present at GRREC

Monroe County School District administrators presented information to educators from across the GRREC region about standards-based grading.

Advanced Tickets On Sell for 2nd Round of Region Advance Tickets on Sell for 2nd Round of Region

The MCHS Lady Falcons basketball team will play in the second round of the regional tournament tomorrow night against Metcalfe county at Diddle Area in Bowling green.  Game time is 6pm.  Advance tickets can be purchased tomorrow from 8 am to 2 pm at the Monroe County Wellness Center.  Tickets in advance are $6 and $8 at the gate.  Also, Coach John Petett will going around to each school tomorrow selling tickets.  Good Luck to our Lady Falcons!

way Congratulations to TES Beta Club!

Congratulations to TES Beta for placing 1st in Living Literature and 3rd in Songfest at the State Convention in Lexington. They will compete at Walt Disney World in June! We are so proud of you all! 

No School February 16 - 20, We will return February 21 No school

There will be no school from tomorrow Thursday, February 16 through Monday, February 20th. We will return to school on Tuesday, February 21st

Monroe County Meet With Safe Schools Monroe County Meets with local officials and KY Safe Schools

MCSD Administrators collaborated with local officials and KY Safe School representatives to ensure we have the safest schools for our students.

Due to Illness No School February 9th & 10th, will be MCSD@Home Days two and three.

Due to illness, tomorrow and Friday, February 9th & 10th, will be MCSD@Home Days two and three.

Internet Safety Tips Internet Safety Tips

Internet Safety Tips for Children and Teens

Personal Information: Don’t give out personal information without your parents’ permission. This means you should not share your last name, home address, school name, or telephone number. Remember, just because someone asks for information about you does not mean you have to tell them anything about yourself!

Nurse Get a Head Start on Next Year

Physicals and Immunizations needed for next year.

valentine BETA Valentine Treats

Tompkinsville Elementary School’s BETA Club is selling Valentine’s Snack packs. The snack packs will include items such as: Chips, 1 Capri Sun, Fruit Snacks, Air head, M&M’s, and Blow Pop.

Your child’s treat will be delivered on Tuesday, February 14th. Preschool and Wee Care orders will also be delivered on Tuesday, February 14th. Orders are due by Friday, February 10th.

- Snack Pack $5.00
- Animal and Snack Pack $7.00

tyra Spelling Bee Winner!

Congratulations to Tyra Mink for being our school's spelling bee winner! She will compete on Wednesday, February 1st at Monroe County Board of Education in the District Spelling Bee! We want to wish her good luck! 


Falcons Win All A Classic Falcons Win!!!!! Let's celebrate their accomplishment tonight at 5pm at MCHS

Falcons win All A Classic

Lady Falcons Advance to the final round Lady Falcons Advance to the final game!

The Lady Falcons advance to the final game in the All "A" Classic in Frankfort!

Lady Falcons Advance Lady Falcons Advance

Congrats to Lady Falcons & Little League Basketball News

Lady Falcons Advance in All A Classic Congratulations to our Lady Falcons!

Congratulations to our Lady Falcons 

aarp AARP Grandparents' Essay Winner!

Congratulations to Anastassia Mink for writing the winning essay "Why my Grandparent should be the AARP Kentucky Grandparent of the Year."


ar Harold Pitcock Reading Enhancement Program

The Harold Pitcock Reading Program rewards students for reaching their Reading Goals. Students who met their Accelerated Reader Goal were put in a drawing for 2 bicycles. Congratulations to Chance Miller & Celeste Calihua on their new bikes! A special thank you to Mr. Harold Pitcock for starting this program and Bruton's for purchasing the bikes! 


a Harold Pitcock Reading Enhancement Program

The following students earned a trip to the Dollar Tree to spend $5. Winners were drawn from each homeroom of students who met their reading goal! A special thank you to Mr. Harold Pitcock starting the program and South Central Bank for sponsoring this trip! 

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lost Lost & Found Items

Our lost and found items are adding up! Please let Mrs. Jennifer Lankford know if any of the items belong to your child! 

Basketball Changes for January 6th and 7th Basketball Changes for January 6th & 7th

Varsity basketball games scheduled for tonight (1/6/17) have been moved to tomorrow 1/7/17.

Lady Falcons will play at 4:00 at MCHS and the boys game will follow.

Little league basketball for Saturday, January 7th has been cancelled.

No School Jan 6, 2007 No School Friday, January 6th

No school on Friday, January 6, 2017. It will be our first MCSD@Home day of the school year. Complete two activities for day one.