• Christmas at Cornerstone

    Cornerstone Christian Academy hosted its annual Christmas dinner and auction and raised more than $13,000 in profit. Each year area businesses are invited to decorate a wreath for the event. The wreaths are judged in five categories, and winners receive “Jingle Bell Awards.” Receiving awards were Country Christmas, Flowers by Sharon; Let it Snow, Torrey Smith Realty; True Christmas Message, Brenda Timperman; Most Whimsical, Loxx Salon; and “Students’ Choice,” Pennyman.

  • School menus: Feb. 3 through 7


    Elementary schools – Breakfast: Sausage Pancake Bites (19g), WG Blueberry Muffin (25g); Entrées: WG Pretzel (28g) w/Cheese Sauce (6g), Popcorn Chicken (13g); Sides: Cauliflower (2.56g), w/Ranch (1g), Green Beans (3.86g), Orange Smiles (15.4g), Pineapple Tidbits (15.5g); Condiments: Honey Mustard (10g), Ketchup (2g)

  • Hosein wins Corpus Christi geography bee

    Samantha Hosein, an eighth-grade student at Corpus Christi Academy, last week won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee and a chance at a $25,000 college scholarship.

    The school-level bee, at which students answered oral questions on geography, was the first round in this 25th annual bee. The school winner will take a written test; up to 100 of the top scorers on that test in each state will be eligible to compete in a state Bee on April 4.

  • Painted Stone honor rolls

    Third grade

  • Campus news

    Biggins honored at Birmingham-Southern

    Ashley Biggins of Simpsonville is among 231 students named to the fall 2013 dean’s list at

    Birmingham-Southern. To earn that honor, students must maintain a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.


    Thompson on VMI dean’s list

  • On campus: Jan. 17, 2014

    Barry graduates from Campbellsville University

  • Clear Creek honor rolls

    Third grade

  • School menus: Jan. 17, 2014


    No schools – Martin Luther King day: “The time is always right to do what is right”


    No school – Professional Development Day

  • School menus: Jan. 13-17


    Elementary schools – Breakfast: Pizza Strip (28g), WG Blueberry Muffin (25g); Entrées: Mandarin Chicken (25g), w/Rice (30.1g), Mini Corn Dogs (31g); Sides: Veggie Provence (7g), Baby Carrots (5.79g), w/Ranch (1g), Banana (26g), Peach Slices (16.5g)

  • Chapter 9: Getting fired up about tobacco

    “It happens all the time,” the firefighter told Pa. “Those city pups did what they thought was right.”

    “Don’t worry one iota over what happened,” Pa said, making us feel better. “That firefighter was correct – you acted in good faith, and that’s something to be proud of.”

    “I don’t understand how the barn wasn’t on fire since there was smoke pouring from it,” Chloe said.