.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Youth

  • Closing the gap

    Forty children at Clear Creek Elementary are working to improve their academics, attendance and attitude. The GAP Group of African-American students meets after school each Thursday in small groups with about 15 teachers who are volunteering their time to help the children be successful. Assistant Principal Nancy Page and teacher Liz Ruff used Michael Jordan as an example for the children, who watched a YouTube video of the star athlete talking, followed by a book they read together about his life.

  • Incredible ‘divisible’ eggs

  • Campus: February 10, 2012

    Morehead dean’s list

    The Morehead State University dean's list for the 2011 fall semester includes the following students from Shelby County: Amanda Skelton from Bagdad, Ashlee Jones from Shelbyville, Dustin Shreve from Shelbyville, Kendyl Siebart from Shelbyville, Kelsie Witham from Shelbyville and Maddy Holt from Waddy. To be named to the list, a student must be enrolled on a full-time basis and achieve at least a 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale for the current semester.

     

  • EMS wins district in Governor’s Cup

    The seventh- and eighth-grade academic team at East Middle School brought home its second consecutive district title at the Governor’s Cup competition.

  • Mad about MAC

  • Student/Citizens of month at Tech Center

    The following students enrolled at the Shelby County Area Technology Center received the student of the month for January, which is a student who is exemplary in the academic areas of the classroom: Christian Olsson, office technology; Derek Stivers, office technology; Jesse Calvert, automotive technology; Cathryn Craycraft, health science; and Christopher (Daniel) Lysher, information technology.

  • Chapter 10: A rousing finish to Civil War story

    This is this is the 10th and final in a series of literacy enhancement articles that appear biweekly in The Sentinel-News.

     

    The weather was perfect for the Civil War reenactment. The Barkstreet Band was introduced, and we took the stage. I played drums, Bark played lead guitar, Brutus played bass, and Otis played acoustic. Five weeks ago we thought we'd have to disband when Bark came to the house and said our lead singer had developed kennel cough, but thanks to Chloe, the show would go on.

  • February events

    District-wide

    Tuesday – Shelby County Parent Training Groups give practical and helpful advice to help strengthen parents. Opportunity to meet other parents and caregivers who want the best for their children! Free childcare (all ages), free dinner, free door prizes.  All families are welcome 6-7:30 p.m. ‘Avoiding Power Struggles’ at location: The Dorman Center, 719 Burks Branch Road, (Next to FAC)

    Thursday – School Board 7 p.m. West Middle

    Feb. 16 – Special School Board 7:30 p.m. Central Office

  • On campus: February 3, 2012

    Anderson on president’s list

    Austen Anderson of Bagdad was named to the president’s list for the 2011 fall semester at the University of the Cumberlands. To be eligible, students must have achieved a grade of “P” in convocation while maintaining a minimum cumulative scholastic standing of 4.00.

     

    Shelby students on Bellarmine dean's list

  • In the class

    Roberto Avila Pena read softly to himself about “It’s a Group” – learning that a group of bees is a swarm, a group of whales is a pod, and a group of kids is a class. To figure out the word “swarm,’ he broke the word apart and sounded out ‘sw’ and then was prompted to look at the remaining letters that were the name of a part of his body...he smiled when he said “swarm.”