• Shelby takes highest bill honors at KYA

    About 1,100 students, including sixth, seventh and eighth-graders from Shelby County, convened at the Kentucky Youth Assembly Nov. 15-17 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville. KYA is a three-day, hands-on state government experience where students assume the role of representatives, senators and governor and present bills on issues they have researched in hopes of getting the bills passed into law.

  • Operation Christmas Child

  • Community assistance

    Sophomores involved in the Young Leaders Institute took part in Health and Social Services Day on Nov. 16. They visited associates in Pediatric Therapy and Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency. The Masonic Home of Shelbyville offered a tour and then lunch with the residents before an afternoon panel informed the students of services being provided in the community for terminally ill, abuse and homeless.

  • Biagi wins artist award

    Laura Biagi received a 2012-2013 Kentucky Emerging Artist Award for fiction writing. She is one of seven artists who were awarded $1,000 each as recipients of the award. The award is presented by the Kentucky Arts Council, with funding provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts. Emerging Artist Awards are given to emerging professional artists in the early stages of their careerwho demonstrate a high level of excellence and creativity. Laura is the daughter of Robert and Marcia Biagi of Shelbyville.

  • Dia de los muertos

  • Student/Citizens of the month

  • On campus: December 7, 2012

    Shelby student initiated into Sigma Delta Pi

  • Shelby County Public Schools December calendar


    Thursday – School board 7 p.m. Central Office

    Dec. 14 – Young Leaders Institute: Government day

    Dec. 20-Jan. 1 – No school, winter break

  • Chapter 7: Being up a tree can bug you

    When I saw, “Welcome to California,” my heart stopped. “Dad, I’m sorry! I read the directions wrong. Surely Doc Albert didn’t want us in California!”

    “Relax,” Dad said, laughing. “We aren’t in the state of California; we’re in California, Kentucky, a city in Campbell County that has about 86 people – much different from the Golden State.”

  • Coin war results

    Colin Parker, a fifth-grader, sits among some of the coins being counted at Wright Elementary where students raised $1,761.93 over a 5-day activity period. Assistant Principal Steven Morris reported a grand total for the school, including staff donations, of $2,809.31. The most points earned by students were in Ryan McDowell’s class who had 11,419, earning them blizzards.