• Write to demonstrate learning

    Eli Adler leans over so she can write in her lap in Sarah Gomelsky’s fourth-grade class at Heritage Elementary. The children were studying sequencing. Students chatted away about Little Red Riding Hood and what happened first, next and finally. Eli said, “The real reason [for the Wolf] was Granny ran away and the Wolf got into her clothes to look like her.”

  • On campus: Barry Sharp

    Barry S. Sharp of Shelbyville was recognized on the dean’s list at Murray State University. He is majoring in music composition and is the son of Sheila Sharp-Woods, Samuel Woods and the late Lyle Sharp Jr.

  • Youth menus: April 29 through May 3


    Elementary schools – Breakfast: Mini Pancakes(30g), WG Blueberry Muffin(27g); Entrées: Fiestada Pizza(41g), WG Corn Dog(33g); Sides: Cooked Carrots(9.4g), Tater Tots(18g), Fresh Pear(23g), Pineapple Tidbits(15.5g); Condiments: Ketchup(2g), Mustard(0g)

  • School events: May 2013


    Spring MAP window – continues through May 17

    Elementary K-PREP – May 6-10

    Middle School K-PREP – May 6-10

    High School K-PREP (eighth, sophomore and junior) – Thursday through May 8

  • Backpack hero
  • Crazy about Seuss and socks

    Elementary schools throughout Shelby County have been celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday with reading events. To promote they were “Crazy About Reading,” Southside students were asked to wear crazy socks. Showing off their stylish footwear are (from left) Olivia Zamora, Lily Jasper, and Catarina Turpin.

  • Learning about China
  • Bellarmine dean’s list

    Bellarmine University has named students to its dean's list for the fall 2012 semester. The dean's list recognizes students who receive a grade-point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale. The following Shelby County residents were named to the dean's list:

    •  Madison Petit, a junior from Simpsonville is majoring in nursing, and previously attended Christian Academy of Louisville.

  • Technology at work

    Seventh-graders Jessica Velasquez Roblero and Austin Readmon used the calculator on their cell phones to find the perimeter and the area of a rectangle during Suzanne Guelda’s class at East Middle School.

  • Youth menus: April 22 through April 26


    Elementary schools – Breakfast: WG snack ‘n waffles(38g), WG blueberry muffin(27g); entrées: chicken strips(12g), honey BBQ pork bites(7g); sides: tossed salad(4.48g) w/mandarin oranges(9.5g), sweet potato waffle fries(30g), WG roll(24g), banana(26g), pineapple tidbits(15.5g); condiments: ketchup(2g), honey mustard(10g), BBQ sauce(7.5g), raspberry vinaigrette dressing(5.5g)