School News

School buses in the Ashland Independent School District will follow the attached schedule beginning Wednesday, August 12, 2015.  Bus Routes 2015-16                        

Free Lunch for all PreK-12 Students

Ashland Independent has amended its policy for serving meals to students under the National Breakfast and Lunch Program for the 2015-2016 school year. In accordance with the Community Eligibility Program, all students in the district will be served Breakfast and Lunch at no charge at the following sites: Ashland/Blazer High School, Ashland Middle School, Crabbe Elementary, Hager Elementary, Oakview Elementary, Poage Elementary, Charles Russell Elementary and Head Start Program.

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Summer Feed Program

"Fuel Up" For Summer Fun and enjoy a free breakfast, lunch and dinner being offered at a number of neighborhood factilies June, 1, 2015 - August 7, 2015.  Meals are available to all children ages 1-18 with no registration or identification required. Summer Feed Flyer

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FOCUS Newsletter - March Edition

The March edition of the FOCUS Newsletter has been posted.  Please take a moment to read about all the great things happening in our school district. FOCUS Newsletter

6th Annual Boyd County Celebration of Children

The Community Collaboration for Children, Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Ashland Independent, Boyd County and Fairview Independent FamilyResource/Youth Service Centers and The Northeastern Alliance Community Early Childhood Counsel coordially invite you to join them at the 6th Annual Boyd County Celebration of Children. The event will take place on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the KYOVA Mall in the food court area.  Free food, resources, door prizes, crafts, and family pictures will be provided.  The event flyer can be access by clicking here.

Study Up on School Breakfast!

March 2-6, 2015 is National School Breakfast Week.  Our district is celebrating the school breakfast program and educating students about how a healthy breakfast ensures they "Make the Grade" in the classroom.  Click here to learn more about the impact school breakfast can have on your child.

Read Across America Week

Read Across America Week
March 2nd – 6th

Join us as we celebrate reading and Dr. Seuss’s birthday next week.

Monday- Happy Birthday to You- Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday by wearing your pajamas!

Tuesday- Fox in Socks- Wear your favorite, crazy, or ugliest socks!

Wednesday-If I ran the Zoo/If I Ran the Circus- Dress like your favorite zoo animal or circus character. 

Thursday- The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins- Wear your favorite or craziest hat!

Friday-Hooray for Diffendoofer Day-  Celebrate originality, difference, and uniqueness- Dress in your own creative, original or unique way!

Healthy Choices/Healthy Communities

The Ashland Independent School District is a proud community partner of the Healthy Choices, Healthy Communities Consortium.  This group of health providers, restaurateurs, grocers, educators, civic organizations and area businesses strive to promote healthy living in the tri-state area. For more information regarding this program please visit or

2015 CDIP posted for review

The draft version of the 2015 Comprehensive District Improvement Plan is now posted for review.  Please click on the link below to view the document.  Questions or comments regarding the plan should directed to Richard Oppenheimer, email:, phone: 327-2706 x 2711

2015 Comprehensive District Improvement Plan - DRAFT


College and Career Fair

On Thursday, November 13th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in Anderson Gym on the Campus of Paul Blazer High School, we will be hosting a College and Career Fair for all Blazer students and their parents.  We will have representatives from over 30 plus colleges and universities, branches of the armed services, as well as local employers.  The fair will be hosted by Blazer’s Administration and Counseling staff and Herff Jones, Blazer’s school spirit and graduation partner. 

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KDMC Kickoff Caravan

On Friday, October 17th the Ashland Tomcats will be teaming up with Kings Daughters Medical Center and the Greenup County Musketeers in the "Kickoff Caravan" event.  Prior to the friday night football game KDMC will be offering a number of freebies including a mobile health unit.  Helping Hands of Greenup County will also be collecting new and gently used coats for area youth.  Come out for the game and enjoy the festivities.  Click here for more informaiton: KICKOFF CARAVAN

An Evening with Hassan Davis

The Ashland Independent Schools is pleased to present "An Evening with Hassan Davis", on Thursday October 16th, 6:30 pm at the Park Place building in Ashland. From Juvenile Delinquent to Juris Doctor, Hasan is proof positive that great things can happen when adults champion the lives of children.  This district-wide parent involvement program is open free of charge to all parents and gaurdians who wish to attend. Click here for more information: Hasan Davis

FOCUS Newsletter - May 2015 Edition

The May edition of the FOCUS Newsletter is now available at the following link: FOCUS - May 2015.  We hope you enjoy reading about all the great things that are happened this spring in the Ashland Independent School District.

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