• Mathcounts finals next week

    Middle-school students representing 51 schools from across Kentucky will compete in the 2014 Mathcounts “State” Competition at 9 a.m. on March 22 at the Holiday Inn on Hurstbourne Parkway in Louisville.

    These students are advancing from chapter competitions that were held Feb.15-22 at 13 different locations.

  • EMS student council visits capitol

    The East Middle School Student Council took a field trip to the state capitol and met state Rep. Brad Montell (R-Shelbyville) and state Sen. Paul Hornback (R-Shelbyville). Council officers are Caleb Collins, president; Marcus Collins, vice president; Dakota Hardin, treasurer; Elizebeth Snyder, secretary; and Lily Husband, public relations coordinator.

  • School menus: March 10 to 13


    Elementary schools – Breakfast: Sausage Biscuit (25g), w/Jelly (9g), WG Blueberry Muffin (25g); Entrées: WG Chicken Patty (15g), w/WW Roll (20g), Ham & Cheese (1.5g), on W G Pretzel Roll (29g); Sides: Steamed Broccoli (9.42g), Baby Carrots (5.79g), Fresh Apple (15g), Pineapple Tidbits (15.5g); Condiments: Honey Mustard (10g), BBQ Sauce (7.5g), Ketchup (2g), Ranch Dressing (1g), Promise Margarine (0g),

  • On campus: Honor student at Hollins

    Olivia Johnston Sherrod,a sophomore at Hollins University, has been named an honor student for the 2013 fall semester.

    Sherrod is the daughter of Bruce and Flora Sherrod of Shelbyville and a graduate of Collins High School. To attain this distinction, students must earn at least a 3.5 average on a 4.0 grading scale.

  • On campus: WKU

    Rockets were launching, super heroes were finding their voices and scientists were conducting experiments each Saturday in February on Western Kentucky University’s campus.

    The Center for Gifted Studies’ Winter Super Saturdays hosted 450 first-through-eighth-graders from two states and more than 40 school districts each Saturday in February.

  • Waddy girl participates in NAM

    Abigail Lee Alexander of Waddy was chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky pageant, which is May 9-May 11 in Louisville for girls ages 7 through 9.

    Abigail, 9, participates in cheerleading, soccer, gymnastics and Girl Scouts and enjoys reading and writing. She is the daughter Lucy Alexander.

    Her sponsors are Margaret Armstrong, Valerie Alexander, Bobby Alexander and Noal Cotton Jr.

  • Shelby student in WKU production

    WKU’s Department of Theatre and Dance opens its 2014 Mainstage Season Feb. 28 through March 2 with the Broadway hit Curtains, a murder mystery musical for the whole family.

    Cast members include Tristen Milburn, a junior from Shelbyville.

    Curtains will be presented at WKU’s Van Meter Hall at 8 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1 and 3 p.m. March 2. Admission is $18 for adults and $15 for students. Buy your tickets online at wku.showare.com or call the box office at 270-745-3121 for advance tickets.

  • Cornerstone celebrates Chinese New Year

    The second-grade class at Cornerstone Christian Academy celebrated the Chinese New Year, complete with a dragon parade.

  • School menus: March 3 through 7


    Elementary schools – Breakfast: Dr Suess Day – Pizza Strip (28g), WG Blueberry Muffin (25g); Entrées: Green Scrambled Egg (1g), Sausage (1g) or Ham (1.5g), Cheese Breadsticks (34g); Sides: Biscuit (23g) w/Jelly (9g), Hash Brown Sticks (15.92g), Banana (26g), Baked Apples (26g); Condiments: Ketchup (2g), Promise Margarine (0g)

  • Collins’ FCCLA regional star event

    The Collins High School Chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America competed in the Region 6 Star events competition. Members had to create a project that showcased the chapter and everything that the chapter has completed this year. Both junior and senior groups won first place and will advance to the state competition at the Galt House in Louisville on March 19-21. Receiving honors were (from left) Savannah Stroupe, Noelle Thompson, Kayle Stroupe, Justynne Miller and Billy Gene Tennill.