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Captain Current speaks to students about energy conservation

T. C. Cherry Elementary students learning about conserving energy from Captain Current!

The program is a partnership between the Kentucky Science Center, the TVA, and locally, BGMU.

Terry Taylor visits PBC to unveil Jr NBA BG banner

Welcome Home Terry Taylor!!

Former BGHS Purple and Chicago Bulls Basketball Player Terry Taylor visited Parker-Bennett-Curry on Thursday, February 15th to unveil a new banner for the Boys and Girls Club basketball league, the Junior NBA BG.

PBC students in grades 3-5 will be offered a scholarship to the league to play free of charge

Bernadette and Jeanette share about Tanzania at the BGHS Cultural Celebration on Wednesday, February 14th.

Bernadette and Jeanette share about Tanzania at the BGHS Cultural Celebration on Wednesday, February 14th.

Throughout the event, students had opportunities to learn about countries and cultures represented at BGHS, district diversity and programs like the Teranga Academy, as well as travel abroad experiences.

LEGO Snowmobile
Fourth grade students at Dishman-McGinnis explore arctic caves using LEGO Spike Prime kits, made possible by a TVA Robotics Grant. With support from STEAM lab teacher Ms. Rogers and the District’s Technology Team, students built snowmobiles and cave cars, then coded vehicles to navigate, illuminate, and capture footage of mysterious cave creatures.
The BGISD Technology Department is working to create more opportunities for students to learn robotics and will be sharing the LEGO Adventure Kits with all elementary schools soon.
Potter Gray Elementary National Blue Ribbon Celebration

Potter Gray Elementary celebrated their 2023 National Blue Ribbon School Award with a special ceremony on December 6, 2023. 

The students and employees, all dressed in bright blue, were joined by former staff members and elected officials to hear remarks from Principal Keith Brown, Dr. GlyptusAnn Grider Jones, Awards & Recognitions Information Officer with the Kentucky Department of Education, and Superintendent Gary Fields.

2023 is the second time Potter Gray has received the Blue Ribbon Award; the first was in 2009. Banners and plaques from 2009 and 2023 are now proudly displayed in the halls of PGES.

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.

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

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

The Purple Brew Coffee Shop is open for business. The shop is operated by Bowling Green High School students including daily food and drink preparations, financial transactions and reporting, marketing, and curating the menu. This hands-on experience gives students the opportunity to apply classroom knowledge in a real-world setting at school.

Read More about Now Open: The Purple Brew

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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.