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Graduation photo

Bowling Green High School
Class of 2024 Commencement Ceremony
Sunday, May 26, 2024

2:00 p.m.
BGHS Arena

Tickets and Info

Eleni Samios with new McNeill bench made from bottle caps

Admirals are leaders!

McNeill Elementary’s Eleni Samios led a bottle cap collection, turning 600 lbs of caps into three benches and a garden bed. Thanks to Eleni and her peers, McNeill and local parks benefit!

Next up: a new garden with donations from Compost BG.

Ande Haga, committing to The Murphy Construction Group

Congratulations to BGHS Senior Ande Haga, committing to The Murphy Construction Group as a heavy equipment operator.

New instruments at Teranga Academy
Teranga Academy students playing and teaching each other with new instruments such as the Shekere, Guira, Gathering Drums, and more!
BGHS Presents 9 to 5

9 to 5 The Musical

Presented by Bowling Green High School

Proud District: Best Communities for Music Education
For the fifth consecutive year, BGISD has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.
Lunch at McNeill Elementary

What’s for breakfast? What’s for lunch?

Menus for all schools are available at This includes options to build a meal, choose dietary preferences, and filter by allergens. Language translation is also available.

For quick access, download the MySchoolMenus app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.

News & Announcements

BGHS Junior Jackson Smith has been selected to attend the 2024 Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs. GSE is a three-week immersive “Summer Startup” program for high school students in grades 9 to 11, and held on campus at either Thomas Moore University or the University of Kentucky. 

Congratulations, Jackson!

Read More about Smith Selected for GSE 2024

Several BGISD students saw their names on the Wall of Winners and were recognized on stage at the STLP State Championship, held at the Rupp Arena and Central Bank Center March 27, 2024. The competition included submitting and presenting projects, competing in live challenges, and visiting hands-on learning stations as part of a new STLPx (STLP Experience).

Read More about Purples Win with Project Challenges and Creative Digital Arts at STLP 2024

Director of Instructional Programs Elisa Beth Brown has announced plans to retire at the end of the school year. Ms. Brown has served as an administrator in the Bowling Green Independent School District for nine years, first as Assistant Principal for Instruction at Bowling Green High School, and since 2018 at the district office.

Read More about Elisa Beth Brown, Director of Instructional Programs to Retire from BGISD

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By the Numbers


Students enrolled in Preschool - 12th Grades


Languages spoken



Free meals for students through Community Eligibility Provision


All students have their own Chromebook devices


Varsity Sports Offered at BGHS


Advanced Placement courses offered at BGHS


The school district is located in the downtown area of Bowling Green, Kentucky and is approximately seven square miles.