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Youth

  • Watch D.O.G.S.

    It was a full house at Clear Creek Elementary when more than 100 fathers and students attended the “pizza night” kickoff to the Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) program. Dads stood in line to sign in to get information about how they could become involved at their child’s school. Watch D.O.G.S is a national program that encourages fathers and father figures to commit to spending at least one day or more a year volunteering as a positive role model and an extra set of eyes and ears at their child’s school.

  • Painted Stone students read for big goals

    Students at Painted Stone Elementary know that reading is important. They know they are going to have to read a lot in order to reach their big goals by the end of the year. Students are reading during the day in each content area, but now they’ve taken it “on the road.” They are reading on the bus and in car rider line.

  • Cornerstone seniors surprise classmate
  • School menus: Sept. 2 through Sept. 6

    Monday – no school, Labor Day holiday

    Tuesday

  • On campus: Aug. 23, 2013

    Shelby Countians at Eastern Kentucky University were among the 2,749 students listed on the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester. They were

    •  Heather Nicole Amos of Shelbyville, sophomore, Shelby County High School graduate, majoring in music.

    •  Cody Nicholas Bland of Shelbyville, senior, Shelby County High School graduate, majoring in aviation.

  • School menus: Aug. 26 through 30

    Monday

    Elementary schools – Breakfast: Sausage Biscuit (25g) w/Jelly (9g), WG Blueberry Muffin (25g);  Entrées: WG Chicken Patty (15g) w/WW Roll Ham and Cheese on W G Pretzel Roll; Sides: Steamed Broccoli (10.5g), Sweet Potato Waffle Fries (30g), Fresh Apple (10.5g), Pineapple Tidbits (15.5g); condiments: Honey Mustard(10g)BBQ. Don’t forget your milk.

  • School menus: Aug. 19 through 23

    Monday

    Elementary schools – Breakfast: pizza strip (28g), WG blueberry muffin (25g); entrées: mandarin chicken w/rice, mini corn dogs; sides: veggie Provence baby carrots w/ranch, banana, peach slices(16.5g); condiments: ranch dressing, ketchup(2g), mustard (0g). Don’t forget your milk

  • On campus: Aug. 16, 2013

    Brown receives degree from Georgia Tech
    Sarah Brown
    of Finchville has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. She was among approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees during Georgia Tech's 245th commencement exercises.

  • Troop 164 attends jamboree

    Boy Scout Troop 164 of the First Presbyterian Church attended the National Jamboree in Beckley, W.Va., with 55,000 scouts from all over the United States. Those attending were (from left) Geo Cook, Danny Collum, Abraham, Collum, Bobby Shaver, Robert Sherrod, Joseph Collum, Ben Myatt and Scoutmaster Robert Green.

  • Link Crew mentors

    Link Crew is a mentoring program at both of the high schools in Shelby County that helps eighth-graders transition to the high school environment. Juniors and seniors at Shelby County High School and Collins High School trained for several days before school started to learn skills to help them mentor. The Link Crew members will lead small groups of eighth graders and help them with everything from advice to finding classes.