October dates

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By Sharon Warner


Tuesday – Shelby County parent training groups give practical and helpful advice to help strengthen parents. Opportunity to meet other parents and caregivers who want the best for their children! Free childcare for all ages. Free dinner and door prizes, all families are welcome. Location: The Dorman Center, 719 Burks Branch Road (next to FAC) 6-7:30 p.m. Budgeting/couponing – Get ready for the holidays. Call Laurie Cottrell at (502) 633-2760 or Kathy Alsup at (502) 472-6257 to find out more information. Reservations for your free dinner and child care for these trainings will be taken up to two days prior to the meeting. For a bonus, attend three trainings and your family qualifies for our free summer fun event in July of 2012.

Oct. 13 – School Board 7 p.m. Heritage Elementary

Oct. 17-21 – No school, fall break

Oct. 27 – School Board work session on school achievement reports 6 p.m. Central Office


Clear Creek

Oct. 12 – UK opera performances 8:45 a.m. for grades kindergarten through second-grade; 9:45 a.m. for third- through fifth-grades.

Oct. 13 – Fall pictures 

Oct. 14 – Fire Safe House for grades kindergarten to 2-years-old



Oct. 11 – SBDM 4 p.m., library


Painted Stone

Tuesday – SBDM council 3:45 p.m. in library media center.

Tuesday – Fourth and fifth-grade parent goal setting night with Mr. Neihof is 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday – PTO 6 p.m.

Thursday-7 – Fire Safety House with the Shelbyville Fire Department Fire Safety House – Preschool through second grades (sixth); third- through fifth-grade (seventh)

Oct. 8 – Fall festival 3-6 p.m.

Oct. 11 – Stranger danger 9-9:45 a.m. for kindergarten through second-grade; 10-10:45 a.m. for third- through fifth-grades

Oct. 14 – Yo Yo assembly 1:30 p.m.

Oct. 24-28 – "Make a Difference" week  – canned food collection 

Oct. 25 – Pumpkin carving with dad 6 p.m.

Oct. 25 – Fall pictures 

Oct. 28 – Red ribbon showcase 1:30 p.m.

Oct. 28 – Pride assembly 8:30 a.m. for kindergarten through second-grades; 10 a.m. for third- through fifth-grade



Tuesday – SBDM 3 pm in the library

Tuesday – Singapore math night 6 p.m.

Friday – Spooky reading night 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 11 – CSI 6 p.m.

Oct. 24-28 – Red Ribbon Week 

Oct. 27 – SMILE KY dental screenings and education – third- through fifth-grade will get both education and dental screenings, kindergarten through second-grade only get education.

Oct. 28 – Howlin' Halloween 6 p.m.



Oct. 13 _ school day “College Conversations”  Field Trip for fifth-grade

Oct. 13 _ “College Conversations” parent night 6-7 p.m.

Oct. 24 _ Red Ribbon week

Oct. 27 – SBDM 5 p.m. library

Oct. 27 _ FRC advisory meeting noon

Oct. 26 _ KY SMILE dental screenings for third, fourth and fifth grades

Oct. 28 _ Fall Festival and book fair 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Oct. 31 _ Fall celebrations for classrooms 1:15-2:15 p.m.



Wednesday – PTSO meeting 8:30 a.m.

Oct. 10 – Stage One  – Metzger/Lawson Reading buddies will attend the Stage One production of Ferdinand the Bull in Louisville

Oct. 24 – SBDM council 3:30 p.m. in the library

Oct. 25 – 4-H fourth-grade team

Oct. 28 – Fall festival 5-8 p.m.


East Middle

Oct. 10 – East Middle bands (sixth through eighth-grade) will be having a fall concert at 7 p.m. in the East Middle gym.

Oct. 11 – SBDM council at 5 p.m. in the library


West Middle

Oct. 3 – SBDM 4 p.m. in library

Oct. 3 – Fall picture day is for all students and staff

Oct. 13 – Pumpkin carving contest, 6:30 to 8 p.m. in West Middle’s cafeteria for a night of scary pumpkins and lots of fun. All students have to do is bring their family and a pumpkin or two. There will be free pizza and drinks and supplies. Families will be carving pumpkins and there will be a contest with prizes in the end. The whole family is invited.

Oct. 27 – Latino potluck and information night, 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the West Middle cafeteria. Potluck dinner and a PowerPoint Students are asked to bring a dish and come with their family.


Collins High School

Oct. 3 – Governors Scholar program night in theatre (Collins/SCHS)

Friday – Football homecoming versus North Oldham.

Oct. 19 – SBDM in main office conference room 4 p.m.

Oct. 28 – OctoberFest for foreign languages


Shelby County High School

Thursday – SBDM, 4 p.m., main office conference Room

Oct. 11 – Choir concert 7 p.m.  – auditorium

Oct. 12 – Underclassmen pictures

Oct. 22 – ACT exam

Oct. 24 – Senior picture re-takes and senior group photo

Oct. 28 – Underclassman pictures