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Youth

  • Rent or buy

    Daylen Hocker, Rita Gomez and Aaron Randolph had the tough task to determine whether to rent or buy a place to live – even though they are only eighth-graders. The students at Collins High School were working on a financial lesson in Stephanie Robinson’s class. All agreed that college is the answer to a good career. Rita talked about the importance of budgeting her money and getting a job, which Aaron said was the key in order to pay all the expenses associated with living. “It’s expensive to survive,” Daylen said.

  • On campus: May 18, 2012

    Tingle named to president's list at St. Catharine

    Greggory Tingle of Shelbyville was recently named to the president's list at St. Catharine College for the spring 2012 semester. The president's list includes all students who had a perfect 4.0 grade-point average. For more information, visit  http://readabout.me/achievements/Greggory-Tingle-Named-to-Presidents-Lis....

     

    Campbellsville University graduates

  • Corpus Christi

    Students from Corpus Christi Academy were recognized for academic excellence on the National Latin Exam. James Zoeller (from left) received the magna cum laude award. Paul Cozzens received the maxima cum laude award. Josie Zoeller, Theresa Jaminet and Elijah Rock were each honored with a certificate of merit. Students from Corpus Christi Academy joined 148,000 students from across the United States and at least 11 other nations who took the exam.

  • Examining elephants

    How do you humans help elephants? How do they harm them? Those were the questions posed by Bridget Just in her fifth-grade class at Simpsonville Elementary. The children, including Jazmin Price, were reading a non-fiction article about a baby elephant and were annotating the text for such “ah ha” information as: “They stay as families for decades.”...“There were 10,000 elephants.”... “It would be hard to find a stranded baby elephant in 17,850 square miles.”

  • Upcoming school schedule

    District

    The Shelby County Public Schools’ test dates are:

    •Elementary – today (grades 3, 4, 5)

    •Middle – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, May 25 and 29

    •High – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, May 25 and 29 (grades 8, 10, 11)

    •High – through May 31 (AP, End-of-course)

  • Words for Momma

    Eswin Duarte and Jared Bryant worked on Mother’s Day books they created in their first-grade class at Clear Creek Elementary. The teacher, Lindsay Hagan, interviewed each child and then typed what they had said onto pages that were converted into hardbound books the children could illustrate.

  • Honor rolls:

    Third grading period

    First honors:Therese Bohnlein, Shelby Cooley, Paul Cozzens, Theresa Jaminet, Veronica Jaminet, Gabriel Rock, Courtney Zoeller, James Zoeller

    Second honors:  Elizabeth Dougherty, Celestine Genuis, Bethany Griffin, Rianna Hawkins, Samantha Hosein, John Paul Poole, Rodrigo Rohlin, Elijah Rock, Megan Zoeller

  • Honor rolls:

    Third grading period

    First honors:Therese Bohnlein, Shelby Cooley, Paul Cozzens, Theresa Jaminet, Veronica Jaminet, Gabriel Rock, Courtney Zoeller, James Zoeller

    Second honors:  Elizabeth Dougherty, Celestine Genuis, Bethany Griffin, Rianna Hawkins, Samantha Hosein, John Paul Poole, Rodrigo Rohlin, Elijah Rock, Megan Zoeller

  • Collins Spanish students honored

    Students from Collins High School, taught by Heather Bell and Kelly Schario, earned a total of three bronze medals along with eight honorable mentions for their work in the National Spanish Examinations.

    The highest scoring students, who earned a bronze status, were Michaela Stoudemire, Ryan Renfro and Jacob Wolf. Students who attained honorable mention were Reilly Boone, Hannah DuVall, Sarah Eades, Kasie Poe, Rachel McGuire, Paul Miller, Sabrina Pratt and Kirsten Suter.

  • Student/Citizen of the 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 – Nick Everly, office technology; Mason Jeffries, office technology; Jesse Calvert, automotive technology; Dakota Jenkins and Jordan Smitha, industrial maintenance; Brandon Riggs, information technology.