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  • SCATC students/citizens of the month

    The following students enrolled at the Shelby County Area Technology Center have received the Student of the Month for December, which is given to a student who is exemplary in the academic areas of the classroom: Tyler Chambers, office technology; Anthony Misner, office technology; Joseph Martin, automotive technology; Kayla McKinney, health science; Alex Dunn, industrial maintenance; and Michael Ducharm, information technology.

  • CPA group offers summer camp

    The Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants is taking applications now through Feb. 29 for its free summer business camp program for high school juniors and seniors.

    The event will be June 10-14 at Bellarmine University’s campus in Louisville, and selected students will stay on campus fully supervised and learn the basics of business and accounting in a hands-on, interactive format.

  • Tough time for teeth

  • CPA group offers scholarships

    The Kentucky Society of CPAs is accepting through Jan. 31 applications for its educational foundation scholarships .

    Students studying accounting at Kentucky colleges and universities are eligible to apply. Becker CPA Review Course grants also are available. For more information or an online application visit www.cpa2be.orgor call 502-266-5272 or 800-292-1754.

  • 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.