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Youth

  • January 2012 calendar

    District-wide

    Tuesday – School resumes from winter break 

    Jan. 12 – School board 7 p.m. Central Office

    Jan. 13 – No school for students  – professional day for staff 

    Jan. 16 – No school  – Martin Luther King Jr. day

    Jan. 19 – AP English Language and AP English Literature mock exams in the SCHS cafeteria 3:30-7 p.m. All AP English students are expected to take this exam. A makeup date will be provided for those with legitimate schedule conflicts.

  • In a world of words

    Selin Sanchez and Terry Hill were oblivious to visitors in the classroom where they were practically nose-deep in their books. The individual reading time in Sarah Smith’s class allows the children to select any book and any location, which is why...

  • Chapter 7: Neighbors can be quite different

    "I can't believe it!" I told Chloe as we walked to work. "The Barkstreet Band wants me to be their drummer," I said, walking on clouds since their lead singer, Bark, asked the night before.

    "Think you can do it, Woody?" Chloe asked, looking concerned. "You just bought the drums and you haven't had lessons. The Barkstreet Band plays lots of concerts."

  • Top SCATC students for November

    The following students enrolled at the Shelby County Area Technology Center received the Student of the Month for November, recognizing a student who is exemplary in the academic areas of the classroom. They were Melanie Brown, office technology; Elaina Barnett, office technology; Dalton Jenkins, machine tool; Kurtis Pflaum,  industrial maintenance; Ben Shuck,  information technology.

  • Alike or different?

    Compare and contrast...that was the assignment in a fourth-grade class at Panted Stone Elementary where the children looked at pictures and read text about a dolphin and a porpoise. Emme Harrod noted, “They are both swimming. Their noses are different.”

  • Documenting class comments

    Miranda Rein, a sixth-grader at West Middle School, handles the document reader to write down class comments about cells and organisms that were then projected onto the white board via technology. Science teacher Maria Russ had students presenting their posters, which were specific topics they researched on cells, tissues, organs, organisms and organ systems.

  • ‘Saints Alive’

  • Thanks day

    Cornerstone Christian Academy students celebrate Thanksgiving.

  • On campus: North and Lyons

    North graduates from UofL

    Becky North of Shelbyville graduated cum laude from the University of Louisville with a bachelor’s degree in social work. She is the daughter of Tom North and Diann North.

    Lyons named to dean's list

    Zachary Lyons of Waddy, was named to the dean's list at the Savannah College of Art and Design for fall quarter 2011. Full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or above for the quarter receive recognition on the dean's list.

  • Corpus Christi Academy's calendar

    Jan. 2 – School resumes

    Jan. 12 – End of second grading period

    Jan. 16 – No school – teacher in-service day

    Jan. 24 – Crazy socks day