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Youth

  • School menus: 04-27-12
  • SkillsUSA regional winners

  • 18 Collins students in FFA contest

    Eighteen students represented Collins High School FFA at the regional contest that took place at Gallatin County Hugh School. Superior, first and second-place recipients will represent the region at the state FFA convention in June.

    Superior first: Spencer Hammond and Taylor

    Superior second: Sarah Eades, Heather Rogers, Carrie Jacoby and Abby Boone.

    Superior rating: Nancy Cottrell, Rachael Reeder, Sarah Jacoby.

  • Martin wins tech scholarship

    Pat Weber (left) presented Shelby County Area Technology Automotive student Joseph Martin the $5,000 Ohio Technical College Scholarship that he received at the SkillsUSA Regional Competition held at Elizabethtown KCTCS.  Ohio Technical College has always been a big supporter of Skills USA and for the past 4 years in Kentucky’s regional and state competitions in automotive, diesel, collision repair and refinishing.

  • East and West Middle earn awards at KUNA

    Shelby County students attended KUNA (Kentucky United Nations Assembly) in March at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Louisville.

    The West Middle proposal writers representing Indonesia and the Philippines wrote and presented proposals on ending child prostitution and AIDS.  The West Middle proposal, representing Indonesia, was passed in the United Nations summit sessions.

    The East Middle ambassadors represented Spain with a proposal on ending desertification.

  • Painted Stone student is essay winner

    Kentucky Retired Teachers Association/AARP Grandparent Essay winner is Caeli Harp from Painted Stone Elementary.

    She is in Pam Pickens’ homeroom, and Nick Edwards is her writing teacher.

    “The winner last year was from Edwards' room, also,” Coordinator Marie Wright said. “I'm very pleased at the effort put forth by Nick. Obviously he's doing something right to have two winners in a row!”

    Caeli will be honored at the Shelby County Retired Teachers meeting on June 7.

  • On campus: April 20, 2012

    Sullivan University has accepted Matthew Lancaster of Shelby County for admission to the University beginning in the 2012 academic year.

    Sullivan University awards certificates, associate, bachelor’s and master's degrees in career-oriented programs ranging from business and logistics to dispute resolution and early childhood education.

  • Closing the gap

    A midway celebration took place at Kingpin Bowling with the G.A.P. (Gaining Academic Progress) tutoring program participants from Clear Creek Elementary. For some children, it was their first experience at a bowling alley, so not only was it fun but educational as well. Helping with the event were athletes who serve as mentors at the school along with (back row at left) Teresa Roberson, Family Resource Center coordinator, who is pictured with Zaria Bailey, Andrew Chamblee, Michael Phillips and Cierra Goodloe.

  • Stories in rocks

    Jack Daugherty (from left), Makayla Marr and Nathalie Fernandez make some discoveries as Talented And Gifted science students in Susan Wolf’s class at Shelby County High School. They looked over a series of authentic fossils and typed them for classification. Using only the observed characteristics of the rocks, the students hypothesized where the fossils originated and what might have impacted their shape over time. Students also developed a grid to organize the bed of fossils presented to them.

  • Move to the music

    Bodies were in motion and nutritious snacks were prepared and eaten by moms and students at Clear Creek Elementary during the “Healthy Choices with Mom” event. The Shelby County Extension Office provided nutritious food and recipes to be made and eaten by those attending while Jamie Shiver provided Zumba moves in the gym, where Bryana Hutchinson, Laura Vidourek and Manuel Sangabriel followed the instructions.