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Nutrition Services Ware Washing Chemicals Bids

Somerset Independent Schools will be accepting bids for Nutrition Services Ware Washing Chemicals.

For detailed information, clisk HERE

Pizza Delivery Bids Accepted

Somerset Independent Schools will accept bids for Pizza delivery for the 18-19 School year.

Detailed information can be found by clicking here.

2018 Graduation

The Somerset High School Class of 2018 will be presented their diplomas to night May 25, 2018 7:30 PM at William Clark Field.

Please come out and celebrate support their accomplishments.

If you cannot attend, you may find limited streaming of the event at the link below.


Summer Feeding Flyer 2018

Somerset independent Schools is offering free meals this summer at Meece Middle School.

Vending Snack Bid

Somerset Independent Schools will be accepting bids on Snack Vending Machines beginning May 10, 2018 until May 21, 2018 before 10:00am.

For Detailed Information Click Here.

2018 Wellness Plan

Somerset Independent Schools' 2018 Student Wellness Plan may be reviewed at the link below.

2018 Wellness Plan

Direct all comments or questions to Cloyd Baumgardner



Valvoline Teacher of the Year Award .

Congratulations to Mr. Dunn for being named a 2019 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winner! Valvoline will recognize Mr. Dunn and other teachers with a ceremony and luncheon on May 15 in Frankfort. 





KPREP Videos

Mrs. Heideman & Mrs. Huff Mr. Study & Mr. Test


Thank you for watching our weekly news show! 

Invitation to Bid

Somerset Independent Schools invites vendors to submit bids for Soft Drinks and Vending>

Detailed information can be obtained by clicking HERE

Last Day for Students/Graduation Date Set 2018 Cap

The Somerset Board of Education set the last day of school for students as Monday, May 21, 2018.  

Somerset High School Graduation will be Friday, May 25, 2018.

HES Competes at State STLP Competition

Hopkins Elementary STLP Team will compete at the State competition on Thursday March 29th, 2018

WHES NEWS March 2018



Pre-registration for preschool and kindergarten or the 2018-19 year

Parents and guardians,

Hopkins Elementary will conduct
Pre-registration for preschool and kindergarten for the 2018-19 year

Friday, April 13th

8:30-2:00 at Hopkins Elementary



Please provide:

Updated immunization certificate

Current physical (within one year)

Birth certificate or proof of birth

Social security number

Eye exam

Dental exam

Custody papers if applicable

Meece Middle School Bunny Hop 5K

Bunny Hop Announcement

Operation Preparation

Somerset Independent and Science Hill Independent Schools collaborated to host their annual Operation Preparation event at Somerset Community College. 

SHS Choir Performs at KSBA Conference. Choir performs at KSBA Conference.

SHS choir performed at the KSBA's conference.KSBA conference Choir Performance

Mrs. Elaine Wilson Recognized by KSBA KSBA recognizes Mrs. Elaine Wilson

Mrs. Wilson was recognized at the Kentucky School Board Association (KSBA) conference for her role as Regional Chair of KSBA's Middle Cumberland Region.

Message from Superintendent Kyle Lively

Dear Parents and Guardians,


Let me take this opportunity to address the issue of school safety, which is on all our minds.

School will be in session on Feburary 19, 2018

Somerset Independent School District original calendar listed February 19 as a celebration of President's Day with the option of using it as a make-up date if necessary.

Somerset Independent will be in session for students on February 19, 2018 to make up for one of the days missed for inclement weather.

Please mark your calendar and make any necessary adjustments for this schedule change.

Transportation Snow Plan B

Refer to the following instructions when Snow Plan B  is announced.

Somerset Plan B Inclement Weather Plan

The routes within the city district will run the regular schedule and regular route.

The routes in Science Hill will run as follows:

  1. US27- East 635 – Keeney will be picked on Keeney at 7:00 AM/ Drop off 3:20PM
  2. Keeney – West 635 will be picked up on West 635 at 7:05 AM/ Drop off 3:25PM
  3. East Todd Road and West Langdon will be picked at Valley View/Hardee’s at 7:10AM/ Drop off 3:30 PM
  4.  Johnny Rd will be picked up at Hilltop Homes and West 635 at 7:15 AM/ Drop off 3:35 PM
  5. Norwood /Mt. Zion will be picked up at  Ace Auto at 7:20AM /Drop off 3:40 PM
  6. Last pick up (in case missed stop) D&D Shell at 7:25 AM/ Drop off 3:45.
Positive Attitudes

Make Being a Positive Person One of Your New Year's Resolutions 


City of Somerset Honors School Board Board of Education Recognition


Honoring the members of the

Somerset Board of Education

Hopkins Celebrates the Holidays

Hopkins' students perform Holiday Play "The Reindeer Whisperer"






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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

Thank You for Watching our Weekly News Show!

WMMS Weekly News Show

Thank you for watching our Weekly News Show! 






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.

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