• 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.

  • Families and fairy tales

    Third-graders in Eric Miracle’s class at Clear Creek Elementary hosted a poetry night to which parents were invited. The students acted out Little Late Riding Hood and the fractured fairy tale of Rafunzel.

  • Chapter 10: Unleashing some new-found strength

    ”Are you still sore, Woody?” Chloe asked as we traveled west on the Western Kentucky Parkway. “I’ve never seen anyone dog paddle like that.”

    “I’m fine, thanks,” I answered, though my paws were still tired from dog paddling back to the boat. Thankfully my parents were right there – and I had a life jacket on – but it was still tough.

  • Corpus Christi open house

    Corpus Christi Academy, located at 7010 Shelbyville Road in Simpsonville, will have an open house at 2-5 p.m. Monday. The school is a traditional Catholic school for pre-K to 12th grade. For more information, call 502-722-8090.

  • On campus: Jan. 4, 2013

    Mid-Continent grads from Shelby

    Shelby County students received recognition during commencement ceremonies for Mid-Continent University. They were Karen Dallas Sams of Shelbyville, cum laude, bachelor of science in psychology and counseling; and Amanda Michelle Peach of Bagdad, associate of science.


  • Students of month: December 2012

    SCATC students of month

    The following students enrolled at the Shelby County Area Technology Center have received the Student of the Month for December, which is awarded to a student who is exemplary in the academic areas of the classroom: Clinton Spinks, automotive technology; Damien Murry, machine tool; Keyonna Brown, health science; Rachel McClain, office technology; Danika Rymer, office technology; and Tobi Cox, information technology


    SCATC citizens of month