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Health and Wellness Assessment

View the Somerset Independent Health and Wellness Assessment at the link below.

2017 Health and Wellness assessment

The Public is Invited

Somerset Independent Schools'

Health and Wellness

Nutrition and Physical Fitness

Activity Report Public Forum

November 10, 2017


Somerset High School needs Parents Input

Somerset High School needs parents to give us input for our school improvement plan and accreditation. 

Any parent of a SHS current student may complete the survey.  PLEASE take the survey by November 1st


SHS PARENT Culture and Climate



MMS Fall Newsletter MMS Newsletter

MMS Fall Newsletter is available online. 


2017 MMS Fall Newsletter

WMMS Weekly News Show

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Business Partner's Luncheon RSVP

RSVP for Business Partner's Luncheon by clicking

RSVP link for Business Luncheon

WMMS Weekly News Show

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Somerset Independent Schools will Close at 12:00 Friday September 22nd

Due to HVAC issues all Somerset Independent students will be dismissed at

12:00 noon

Friday September 22, 2017.

All Homecoming Activities will proceed as planned.

SHS Recognizes First Responders Freshman Student Council Delivers Basket to Pulaski County 911

Somerset High School students showed their respect for first responders by providing them with gift baskets on September 11. 

December Board Meeting

The regular scheduled Somerset Independent School Board Meeting will be held on December 12, 2017 6:00 PM in Board Room 102 of the Central Office Facility located at:

305 College Street

Somerset Kentucky 42501

(606) 679-4451

November Board Meeting

The regular scheduled Somerset Independent School Board Meeting will be held on November 14, 2017 6:00 PM in Board Room 102 of the Central Office Facility located at:

305 College Street

Somerset Kentucky 42501

(606) 679-4451

October Board Meeting

The regular scheduled Somerset Independent School Board Meeting will be held on October 12, 2017 6:00 PM in Board Room 102 of the Central Office Facility located at:

305 College Street

Somerset Kentucky 42501

(606) 679-4451

September School Board Meeting

The regular scheduled Somerset Independent School Board Meeting will be held on September 12, 2017 6:00 PM in Board Room 102 of the Central Office Facility located at:

305 College Street

Somerset Kentucky 42501

(606) 679-4451

School Closing August 21

Somerset Independent Schools will be closed on August 21, 2017.

View the Eclipse safely with your children.

Meet the Jumpers

Meet the Jumpers is  Monday, August 7th at 6:00 pm Somerset High School

Freshman Orientation is Tuesday, August 8th at 5:00 pm. Somerset High School


The Briar Jumper Bash at Total Pediatrics Flyer for Briar Jumper Bash

Wednesday, August 2nd 8am - 12pm

Thursday, August 3rd 1pm - 6pm

at Total Pediatrics

175 Medpark Drive

Somerset, KY 42501

Student Accident Insurance Available

Our district has selected a Student Insurance option from K&K Insurance Group to make reliable coverage available to parents. If you do not have other insurance, this plan may be a resource to consider. Additionally, even if you have other coverage, this plan can help fill expense "gaps" caused by deductibles and co-pays. Coverage may be purchased at any time during he school year by visiting www.studentinsurance-kk.com.

If you ;have additional questions, please contact Vicki Stanley.



Centralized Registration for Somerset Independent Schools

Centralized registration for Hopkins, Meece, and SHS

Thursday, July 20th from 8:30 - 4:00

All registration will be held at Hopkins


Hopkins enrollees please provide:


Updated immunization certificate

Current physical

Birth Certificate/proof of birth

Eye Exam

Dental Exam

Social Security Number

Custody papers (if applicable)


Thank you

Hopkins Open House and Supply List

Hopkins Elementary Open House

Hopkins will hold an open house for grades K-4 on Monday, August 7th.

Kindergarten and 1st grade open house will be from 5:00-6:00

2nd, 3rd, and 4th open house will be from 6:00-7:00

Supply List for 2017


Primary 1

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

4th Grade


You are encouraged to bring school supplies to open house.  Please make sure they are labeled with the student’s name on each item.


Also, there will be NO REGISTRATION this evening.

Somerset High School student athletes are populating Kentucky’s two major college athletic programs

"Somerset High School student athletes are populating Kentucky’s two major college athletic programs"

Click Here to read the Commonwealth Journal's Article!

2017 Somerset High School Tennis Camp 2017 Tennis Camp Logo

2017 Somerset High School Tennis Camp July 10th - 21st

Ages: K-8th grade

MMS Weekly News Show

Thank you for watching our weekly news show! We hope you have a great spring break! 



Personnel Physical Bid Request

Somerset Independent Schools is accepting bids for Personnel Physical Services

For additional information please click Here

Request for Bids Cafeteria / Pizza

Somerset Independent Schools Request Bids for Cafeteria Pizza services.

Click here for more information

Outstanding Ambassador Award Outstanding Ambassador

Congratulations to Makenzie Clouse for receiving the Outstanding Ambassador Award at Kentucky United Nations Assembly. 

Delegation of Excellence Award SHS Students At KUNA

Somerset High School students attended Kentucky United Nations Assembly and received the Delegation of Excellence Award. 

Bid Request for Pest Control

Somerset Independent Schools is now accepting bids for Pest Control Services.

Click here for more information.

HES Publishes February News Program

WHES News February


Somerset High School Announces ACT Dates ACT Logo

Attention 11th grade students/parents:

On the morning of Wednesday March 15th,  all 11th grade students will be completing pre-ACT answer sheet information.

The ACT will be given to all 11th grade students beginning at 8:05am on Tuesday March 21st at no cost to students.

It is VERY important for all Juniors to be present for both sessions.


WMMS Weekly News Show

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Students Visit KET Students Visit KET

Somerset students took the opportunity to explore careers in broadcasting at Kentucky Educational Television in Lexington on January 23, 2017

Positive Thoughts 2017 My Plans for 2017



2017-2018 Early Kindergarten Information

Kindergarten Enrollment is scheduled for April 14, 2017at Hopkins Elementary Movement Center..

Kindergarten Entry Age Cutoff Moves to August 1 for the 2017-18 School Year

Academic Team Success Meece Academic Team

The Meece Middle School academic team participated in District Governors Cup Saturday, January 21st. They won 1st place in quick recall, and six students placed in either written assessment or composition, making them the over all runner up. They will be moving on to Regionals February 4th.  Congratulations to these students!

STLP Produces 2nd Video

Hopkins Elementary STLP has produced their second video of the year. Please view their work at the here.

MMS Talent Show MMS Talent Show

Meece Middle School has TALENT!  On December 16, 2016, this year’s talent show included several different acts that ranged from singing to dancing to playing a musical instrument. 


Pictures in Photo Gallery

Cyberbullying Prevention for Teen Scholarship Scholarship

 Parentinn has created the “Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship” for high school students. The scholarship award amount is $1,000 and it is open to all high school students. 

Health and Wellness Policy Review



The public is invited to review and provide input on the Somerset Independent School District Health and Wellness Policy at a meeting to be held on Thursday, January 26, 2017.  This meeting will be held at the Somerset Board of Education Office in the Board Room at 5pm.  Additionally, the policy will be available for public review and input at the Somerset Schools Central Office front desk during normal business hours.

New Infinite Campus Web Location

Infinite Campus Teacher, Student and Parent web locations have moved. Their new location links can be found on our District forms and links page.

If you have old links in your favorites or as a shortcut, you will need to update them as soon as possible.

Contact jeffrey.nash@somerset.kyschools.us if you have questions.

Thank you

Infinite Campus Outage

Parent, Student and Teacher portals for Infinite Campus will be unavailable from December 23, 2016 through December 30, 2016.

Infinite Campus will be migrating to a new cloud based format during this time and will be unavailable.

Thank you for your patience.

MMS Open House &Back To School Supply List MMS Back To School

Meece Middle School's Open House is scheduled for August 3, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  for all grades. The first day of school for students will be August 9, 2017.   Click the links below for the grade level supply list.   If you have any questions, please contact the school. 


5th Grade Supply List
6th Grade Supply List
7th Grade Supply List
8th Grade Supply List
Life Skills Supply List - Mrs. Lucas 

Students of Somerset Independent Schools Raise Money to Help Make Someday Today

LOUISVILLE, KY May 25, 2017- Students of Somerset Independent Schools have raised $4,845.57 to help fund blood cancer research and provide help and hope to thousands of patients and their families through The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Pennies for Patients program. 


Somerset Independent offers Surplus Items for Bid

Surplus Items for Bid. Bidding proceedures and list of items can be found here

Somerset High School Selects New Principal SHS new principal Charlie Brock

Congratulations to Mr. Charlie Brock

2018 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award Ms. Beasley Meece Middles School Teacher

The Kentucky Department of Education announced last week that Mrs. Jenny Beasley, 7th grade English Language Arts teacher at Meece Middle School, was selected as one of the recipients for the 2018 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award and a finalist for the 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award. 

USDA Summer Food Service Program Kids Eat

USDA's Summer Food
Service Program fills the gap for many children,

Foir more information, click here