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Youth

  • SCATC January student/citizen of month

    The following students enrolled at the Shelby County Area Technology Center have received the Student of the Month for January, which goes to a student who is exemplary in the academic areas of the classroom: Ebenezer Alvarez, automotive technology; Dalton Jenkins, machine tool; Shawn Carriss, industrial maintenance; Kennedy Ramey, health science; Chad Bruner, office technology; Madeline Armao, office technology; and Jalin Roberts, information technology.

  • Collins in ROTC meet

    Eastern Kentucky University Army ROTC and its national champion Pershing rifles R-1 drill team will host the seventh annual Pershing Rifles’ Junior ROTC Drill Classic on Saturday on the Richmond campus.

    Collins High School is one of the 21 high schools competing, with junior ROTC cadets competing in several events, including infantry drill regulation; platoon inspection; team, dual and individual exhibition; and knockout, beginning at 9 a.m. in Weaver Gym.

  • On campus: Feb. 8, 2013

    Bluegrass CTC dean’s list

    Samantha McDowell, Mary Robinson, Sabrina Shouse and Rose Whitaker were named to the dean’s list at Bluegrass Community & Technical College. The college recognizes students who have earned an overall semester grade-point average of 3.5 or better in courses numbered 100 or above.

  • Youth menus: Feb. 11-15, 2013

    Monday

    Elementary schools – Breakfast: mini pancakes, WG blueberry muffin, variety of cereal, juice, fresh fruit and, milk; Entrées: WG pretzel w/cheese sauce, WG mini corn dogs, uncrustable and cheese stick; sides: carrots, green beans, Orange smiles/pineapple tidbits, milk; condiments: ketchup, mustard

  • Non-stop opinions

    Rachel Huang, a teacher at Southside Elementary, looks over opinion pieces and feedback that Cristian Cantha, Hannah McDaniel and Olivia Call worked on together. Cristian said he liked being able to choose a topic as a writer. Hannah said she believes having an audience for an opinion piece is important and then you can also get your opinion published in the national news. Olivia said she likes finding ideas and attention-grabbers to make her writing more exciting.

  • Exploring words
  • Collins’ basketball Homecoming court

    Collins High School will crown its basketball Homecoming queen Saturday during the Titans’ girls/boys doubleheader against Eastern, starting at 6 p.m. The members of the court are (back row, from left): sophomores Lindsay Smith and Sunny McIntosh; freshmen Michelle Roberts and Whitney Pullen; juniors Taylor Craig and Alora Mazarakis; (front row, from left) seniors Lauren Greenwell, Maria Cozzens, Traci Nash, Iesha Winstead, Aaliyah Wells, Karem Tejeda, Salina Sangabriel and Brooke Singleton.

  • Pilcher recognized at UofL

    Kayla Kathleen Pilcher was recognized as a member in good standing in Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Leadership and Honors organization and Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in education at the University of Louisville. She is the current president of KEA chapter at the school and is a senior majoring in middle and secondary education. Kayla is a 2009 Shelby County High School graduate and is the daughter of Larry and Paula Pilcher of Shelbyville.

  • February school events

    District

    Feb. 11 – Shelby County Spelling Bee at 7 p.m. in the board room at central office

    Feb. 14 – School board, 7 p.m., Wright Elementary

    Feb. 15 – NO SCHOOL Professional Development

  • Hosein wins geography bee at Corpus Christi

    Samantha Hosein, a seventh-grade student at Corpus Christi Academy, won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee in January 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 the 25th annual National Geographic Bee. The school winner will now 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 5.