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Youth

  • School calendar: July 22, 2011

    District
    Aug. 6 – Second Annual Cornerstone Financial Literacy and Community Resource Fair – Back to School Bash 10 a.m.-2 p.m.. at Clay Street Baptist Church, 1940 Midland Trail. A free family friendly event that promotes a healthy start to the school year by providing a one-stop opportunity for residents to learn about and take advantage of the quality community resources available within Shelby County.  
    Aug. 11 – School Board 7 p.m. Wright Elementary
    Aug. 16 – Opening Day for staff

  • AP scholar and distinction recognition

    The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) provides willing and academically-prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement or both for successful performance on the AP Exams.

    About 18 percent of the more than 1.9 millionstudents worldwide who took AP Exams performed at a sufficiently high level to also earn an AP Scholar Award.

  • Shelby County’s Governor’s Scholars

    The Governor’s Scholars Program is a 5-week, residential summer program for outstanding Kentucky students completing their junior years in high school. Eleven from Shelby County Public Schools were selected. Some responded to a questionnaire to discuss their areas of interest at GSP, school activities and greatest accomplishment.

     

    Shelby County High School representatives:

  • Corpus Christi Academy honor roll

    First honors

    Shelby Cooley, Paul Cozzens, Bethany Griffin, Samatha Hosein, Theresa Jaminet, Veronica Jaminet, Gabriel Rock, Jack Rohrer.

     

    Second honors

    Matthew Bohnlein, Michael Bohnlein, Theresa Bohnlein, Elizabeth Dougherty, Lily Jaminet, Elijah Rock, Joseph Rock, Rodrigo Rohlin, Vanesa Rohlin, Courtney Zoeller, James Zoeller, Megan Zoeller.

  • ‘Stitchin’ good time

    Summer enrichment programs began at the Shelby County Extension Office with a “Stitchin’ Good Time.” Two sessions were available for students to learn the basics of sewing with the help of extension volunteers. Pillows and drawstrings bags were the end result of their hard work.

  • On campus: June 15, 2011

    Neal on Centre College dean’s list
    Chelsea Neal of Shelbyville has been named to the dean's list for the winter/spring term at Centre College in Danville, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade-point average. She is the daughter of Patricia Cooksey of Shelbyville and John Neal of Lexington and is a graduate of Christian Academy of Louisville.

  • 'Voices'

    Parents and teachers gathered from all around the county March 8 to enjoy an evening of "Voices," the theme that was interpreted differently by Talented And Gifted (TAG) dance and drama students from both middle and both high schools in the county.

  • Furman University dean’s list

    A local student included on the dean’s list at Furman University includes Landri Tripp, daughter of Beth Philip Tripp. Furman's dean's list is composed of full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher on a four-point system.

  • Moore gets McKendree degree

    Graduates of McKendree University’s Louisville and Radcliff campuses received their diplomas at commencement exercises June 11 at the Highview Baptist Church East Campus. Among those was Shirley K. Moore of Simpsonville, who received a degree in business administration.

  • Shelby students honored Miami

    Stephen Thomas Hewlett of Shelbyville and Jessica Lindsey Schaper of Simpsonville received Bachelor of Arts degrees from Miami University. Schaper graduated cum laude. Hewlett, Schaper and Kelly Morgan Hill of Shelbyville made the dean’s list.