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Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Flag Parade

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at BGJHS:

A flag parade welcomed students from Brazil, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Peru, Mexico, and the USA.

Potter Gray Elementary 2023 National Blue Ribbon School

Congratulations, Potter Gray Elementary!

A 2023 National Blue Ribbon School!

The U.S. Department of Education recognized 353 schools on September 19th as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2023, including Potter Gray in BGISD. The recognition is based on the school’s overall academic performance, among Kentucky’s highest performing schools as measured by state assessments or nationally normed tests. 

Boys golf 3rd Region team champions

3RD REGION TEAM CHAMPIONS
Purples Golf

The BGHS Purples Golf Team won the Team Championship by a record 21-stroke victory on Tuesday, September 19, 2023.

Four seniors finished in the top 12 overall: Ben Davenport won the 3rd Region Individual Championship, Reed Richey finished third, and Ty Wilson and Graham Hightower finished tied for seventh and tied for twelfth.

anatomy students practice micropipetting, transferring small amounts of liquid

BGHS teachers and students are using new equipment for hands-on science labs, including the MiniOne PCR and Electrophoresis systems, Centrifuges, and P51™ Molecular Fluorescence Viewers.

In preparation for the new equipment, anatomy students practice micropipetting, transferring small amounts of liquid.

Lunch at McNeill Elementary

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

Menus for all schools are available at myschoolmenus.com. 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.

BGHS logos

Why the H?

Bowling Green High School was founded in 1908, with the first graduating class in 1912. The block letter H, for "high school" was worn by students and athletes to represent the only public high school in the area.

The first electric bus parked in front of BGHS.

Introducing... the first electric school bus in BGISD.

The Bowling Green Independent School District is one of ten Kentucky districts to receive funding from the EPA to replace aging buses with clean, zero emission models. Blue Bird Corporation is supplying 13 buses, and BGISD partnered locally with BGMU and Dotson Electric to install eight charging stations.

News & Announcements

The U.S. Department of Education has recognized 353 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2023, including Potter Gray Elementary in the Bowling Green Independent School District. The recognition is based on the school’s overall academic performance, among Kentucky’s highest performing schools as measured by state assessments or nationally normed tests. 

The U.S. Department of Education has recognized 353 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2023, including Potter Gray Elementary in the Bowling Green Independent School District. The recognition is based on the school’s overall academic performance, among Kentucky’s highest performing schools as measured by state assessments or nationally normed tests. 

Read More about Potter Gray Elementary Named 2023 National Blue Ribbon School

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By the Numbers

4,456

Students enrolled in Preschool - 12th Grades

55

Languages spoken

22

100%

Free meals for students through Community Eligibility Provision

1:1

All students have their own Chromebook devices

18

Varsity Sports Offered at BGHS

18

Advanced Placement courses offered at BGHS

7

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