Category Archives: Brookville Elementary

Transfer Students

FCCSC now accepting transfer students for the 2017-2018 school year.  Click here for the transfer application.

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2017 AGstravaganza Outreach Event

2017 AGstravaganza Outreach Event Hosts K-8th Grade FCCSC Students

How do pollinators benefit our crops?  What crop species are prevalent in Indiana? How does farm machinery make modern agriculture more efficient and affect our food prices?  What steps of production occur from the chicken egg to the meal on your plate?  Why is grain dangerous, and how can you stay safe on the farm? These are all questions that Agriculture Education and FFA students answered through hands-on educational activities with 1,200 Kindergarten through 8th Grade students of Franklin County Community Schools participating on Thursday, May 11th and Friday, May 12th.  

Agriculture Education students have been planning the outreach event all year.  From selecting important agricultural topics to creating fun and engaging, but yet differentiated activities for students of a wide range of grade levels, the Agriculture Education students were responsible for the planning of a very large and important event.  

Community organizations were also involved in the day – The Farm Service Agency, Farm Bureau, Extension Service, as well as members of our Franklin County Agricultural community were involved in the education of various Agricultural topics.

Agriculture Education students collaborated on presentations ranging from grain safety to … Continue reading

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April Educator of the Month

Superintendent, Dr. Debbie Howell, is thrilled to announce that Mrs. Pam Bachus, second grade teacher at Brookville Elementary School, has been selected as April’s “Educator of the Month”.  According to Howell, “Mrs. Bachus is a very dedicated and caring teacher.  She pours her heart and soul into her classroom and develops long lasting relationships with her students and their families.”

Mrs. Bachus has been teaching in the Franklin County School Corporation for 19 years.  Her first teaching job was at St. Gabriel School in Connersville, Indiana.  Mrs. Bachus received her Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education and Special Education from Marian College.  She holds a Masters Degree from Xavier University and is certified in Reading Recovery.  

Mrs. Bachus was nominated for this honor by a parent.  When asked why Mrs. Bachus should be considered for this recognition the parent responded, “Mrs. Bachus has a love for the children and for teaching. She makes sure all of the students understand what  she is teaching, and she goes above and beyond to help every child. She is an excellent example of a perfect teacher!  The Franklin County  School Corporation is lucky to have her.”

Currently, Mrs. Bachus and her husband, Tom, spend … Continue reading

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November STARS of EXCELLENCE

This month’s featured STARS of EXCELLENCE are Ellie Robenstine, Brookville Elementary; Hannah Ison, Brookville Middle School; Alex Hodapp, Franklin County High School; Darin Terry, Laurel School; and Shelby Rosenberger, Mt Carmel School.  >>Click HERE to read more.<<

“Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.”  – Coach Pat Riley

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happy-happy-veterans-day-5-quotes-images-wishes-thank-you-clip-artThe Franklin County Community Schools takes great pride in celebrating Veterans Day each year. This Veterans Day is no exception. Programs to honor our veterans are planned for each school. Veterans, parents, grandparents, and community members are invited to attend.  Click here to read more>>>

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