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Youth

  • Eighth-grader among state’s best

    SCHS eighth-grader River Fuchs (left) placed fifth in social studies at the Kentucky Academic Teams Competition. Marc Johnson is River’s U.S. history teacher, and when he found out that River had scored high enough to compete at the state level, he found materials for River to read and helped him to prepare for his test. As a fifth-place finalist, his history acumen places him at the top of the state’s best talent.

  • SCHS students at conference

    Twenty-five of SCHS’s Talented and Gifted leaders attended the Girls Lead the Way Conference in Louisville on March 20. The girls selected a variety of sessions to attend. Other sessions included classes in financial planning, dressing for success and emotional intelligence. The keynote speaker was Dominique Dawes, who was the first African-American girl to medal in gymnastics at the Olympics. Students participating were (from left) Lauren Dale, Claire Dale, Kim Tharpe-Barrie and Rachel Dove.

  • Stories and songs

    Cassie Wells, Andrew Bates and Trenton Davis listen to a song performed by Mitch Barrett at Shelby County High School. The Kentucky storyteller and musician was the guest attraction for lunch and learn, when students sign up to eat pizza and enjoy a guest speaker in the library. These students, however, were part of an advanced-placement class who came to hear how stories lead to songs.

  • Tipton accepted to Governor’s Scholar program

    Cornerstone Christian Academy junior Jacob Tipton  has been accepted to the 2013 Governor’s Scholar program.

    Governor’s Scholar students are selected on the basis of outstanding academic performance, honors and awards, leadership and service, essay and recommendations.

  • Youth menus: May 13-17

    May 13 through 17

    Monday

  • Engineering expo

    Students from Shelby County High School, Collins High School and West and East Middle schools took part in the University of Louisville Engineering Expo in March. Students entered competition in bridge building, water bottle rockets, and Rube Goldberg machines. The Rube Goldberg machine competition required students to build a machine to pop a balloon that used at least two simple machines and at least five steps. The team from Collins High School won the best construction award for their balsa wood bridge in the high school competition.

  • Kick Butts day

    Kick Butts day is celebrated across the country in March.  Thousands of youth are standing out, speaking up and seizing control against big tobacco, which spends nearly $1 million an hour marketing its products. The Tobacco Industry Graveyard at Collins High School, constructed by Shelby Prevention Youth Council, is a visible reminder of the lives lost due to tobacco use in Kentucky

  • SCATC March student/citizen of month

    The following students enrolled at the Shelby County Area Technology Center have received the Student of the Month for March, which is a student who is exemplary in the academic areas of the classroom. They were Ebenezer Alvarez, automotive technology; Dalton Thompson, health science; Jordan Holt, office technology; Luke Dove, information technology.

  • Conservation contest winners
  • Honor rolls: Cornerstone Christian Academy

    Kindergarten

    Adwin McDuffus, Azana McDuffus, Jack Stewart, Hannah Welch

    All A’s: Maya Baker, Savannah Doyle, Ava Edwards, Aubrey Glass, Edison Hendricks, Alexis Kuhn, Christian Ladner, Lucy Quinn, Avah Raymond, Anna Riggsby, Lyndell Shepherd, Mary Taylor, Jaxon Warford, Waylen White, Jacob Wright