News Briefs: March 10, 2010

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By The Staff

 SCHS accreditation continued

Shelby County High School will be recommended for continued accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools after an extensive internal and external audit.  Accreditation means SCHS is dedicated to continuous improvement and quality in education.


Animal Shelter’s Bleach Month

The Shelby County New Homemakers’ Club has designated March as “Bleach Month” to support the Shelby County Animal Shelter’s need for bleach to keep its dog runs sanitized. You can donate your bleach at the shelter on Kentucky Street in Shelbyville or at the Shelby County Extension office at 1117 Frankfort Road. For more information, contact Robin Kemper at 727-2703.


Young center council meeting

The Whitney M. Young Job Corps is having its quarterly Community Relations Council meeting noon to 1 p,m. on March 18 in the center gymnasium. The goal is to connect our young men and women to the community by building relationships through creating employer partnerships, work based-learning sites for student internships, mentoring, tutoring and/or becoming a referral site for new recruitment.

William Houston, center director, will share the center’s outcome measurements and student’s job placements progress within the last quarter. 


Babysitting training at Red Cross

The Shelby/Henry County Red Cross is offering a Babysitter Training class 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 20. Bring a sack lunch and baby doll. This class is designed for ages 11-15 and will offer instruction in the responsibilities and qualities necessary to be an effective babysitter. The cost of the class is $35 per person and pre-registration and payment is required. Call 502-633-2486 to register or if you have any questions.


I-64 construction delays

Construction delays are possible between the Jefferson/Shelby County line and the Simpsonville exit (mile points 23.2 to 28.1) because of roadway widening.