• Youth menus: Feb. 11-15, 2013


    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


    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.

  • School menus 02-01-13


    Elementary schools – Breakfast: WG snack ‘n waffles, WG blueberry muffin, variety of cereal, juice, fresh fruit and milk; Entrées: Chicken nuggets w/WG roll Bosco stick w/marinara sauce; sides: steamed broccoli, sweet potato, waffle fries, fresh apple, pineapple tidbits, milk; condiments: honey mustard, BBQ sauce, ketchup

  • On campus: Hannah Boyd

    The Campbellsville University School of Education held its second annual pinning ceremony for undergraduates in the School of Education on Dec. 14. Hannah Boyd of Simpsonville received a pin for P-5, Elementary Education and P-12, Elementary- Secondary Education.

  • EMS band

    Tammy Oerther conducts the East Middle Band as part of an arts and humanities concert showcase called HoliFestiPalooza 2012. It featured sixth- and seventh-grade chorus, band and orchestra, the EMS drama team and artwork displays. “The students did an amazing job in all of their performances and should be commended for a job well done,” drama teacher Julie Bauscher said. The teachers involved in this festive event were Tammy Oerther, band; Marcie Wright, chorus; Bauscher, drama; and Debbie Sowell, art.