• ‘Daniel Boone’ visits Wright
  • School menus: April 15 through 19


    Elementary schools – Breakfast: Mini Pancakes(30g) WG Blueberry Muffin(27g); entrées: WG Pretzel(14g) w/Cheese Sauce (2g) WG Mini Corn Dogs(33g) Uncrustable(34g) & Cheese Stick(1g); sides: Carrots (6.5g) Green Beans(4.54g) Orange Smiles(9g) Pineapple Tidbits(15.5g); condiments: Ketchup,(2g)Mustard(0)

  • Young Leaders assistants

    Sophomores in the Young Leaders Institute experienced Education Day recently when they visited and worked in a variety of schools. Kathryn Morrow worked with kindergarten children – Maxton DeGrella and Alyssa Huff – in Katie Jones’ class at Simpsonville Elementary.

  • Following instructions

    Aimee Pierce, a second-grader at Southside Elementary, read the assignment on the SmartBoard posted by art teacher Makenzi Hunter. The children had drawn a heart on top of which they had drawn horizontal and vertical lines to make a grid, according to Aimee. Next she had to choose a cool color (purple, blue, green) for the background and a warm color (orange, yellow, red) for the foreground, which Aimee said would be the heart.

  • Gum or no gum

    Lexis Chadwell shares her opinion while Alyssa Lemus and Erica Bratcher listen about a debate whether to allow chewing gum in class or to ban it entirely at East Middle School. The opinion writing assignment came from Mary Carmel Daughtery at East, where she is the only teacher in her team who doesn’t allow gum. Those against mentioned she had sat on gum in her chair and that some chew too loud in class. Those in favor wrote you can concentrate in class and you won’t talk as much because you have gum in your mouth.

  • Wear Red Day at Cornerstone

    Cornerstone Christian Academy students celebrated Wear Red Day on Monday to honor the University of Louisville’s teams in the men’s and women’s finals of the NCAA Basketball Tournament.

  • School calendar: April 2013


    Monday through Friday – No school, spring break

    April 8-May 17 – Spring MAP (Measure of Academic Progress) testing window. Parents asked to avoid out-of-school appointments for children.

  • Let me think a minute

    Perry Calvert, a fourth-grader at Clear Creek Elementary, stopped to ponder how to solve a problem about fractions in Margaret Hill’s classroom. He had drawn grid boxes to match the numbers and then even used his fingers to calculate the answer in a review lesson in preparation for a test the following Friday.

  • 2013 Young Leaders

    2012-2013 Shelby County Young Leaders

    Reilly Boone

    Collins High School

    David and Michelle Boone

  • Students/Citizen of Month

    The following students enrolled at the Shelby County Area Technology Center have received the Student of the Month for February, which goes to a student who is exemplary in the academic areas of the classroom. They are Damian Murray, machine tool; Zack Clark, industrial maintenance; Noelle Wise, health science; Desi Simcoe, office technology; Chelse Dixon, office technology; and Isaac Martin, information technology.