• Student assistance

    The students were figuring out the Pythagorean Theorem (the relationship between lengths of legs and hypotenuse of any right angle) in Angela Carter’s math class at the Education Center @ Cropper. Some were struggling so as Carter and Superintendent James Neihof offered one-on-one guidance. Chris Noack helped his fellow students by asking probing questions to find the answer.

  • WMS student wins writing contest

  • Shelby Odyssey of the Mind teams advance to world finals

    Of the 12 Shelby County teams competing at the Kentucky  Odyssey of the Mind Tournament at the University of the Cumberlands, four took home a second-place trophies and are advancing to the World Finals Competition on May 23-27 at Iowa State University in Ames.

    At World Finals, the teams will compete with teams from across the nation and 27 countries.  This international competition is the “Olympics” of problem-solving.

  • Service learning

    The Discovery Class at the Education Center @ Cropper completed a service learning project under the direction of guidance counselor Jody Kendall. The class covers a variety of topics as an acclimation to the alternative school, as students adapt to the new academic-learning standards. The service learning was beautifying the exterior of the school with weeding and mulch.

  • Campus: May 4, 2012

    Shelby students accept scholarships to EKU

    Four Shelby County students are among the hundreds of incoming freshmen and transfer students who accepted merit-based scholarships to attend Eastern Kentucky University. They were:

    •Heather Amos, Shelbyville, Shelby County High School, Excellence Scholarship.

    •Sarah Bryant, Shelbyville, Shelby County High School, Presidential Scholarship.

    •Julia Kennedy, Shelbyville, Shelby County High School, Excellence Scholarship.

  • Bands, choirs receive honors

    The Shelby East Middle School and Shelby County High School bands all received distinguished ratings at the Kentucky Music Educators Association District V Concert festival at Collins High School.

    This is the first time that all three groups – sixth-grade band, combined seventh- and eighth-grade band and the high school band – all received distinguished in the same year. The last distinguished for the high school band was in 2008.

  • Cornerstone Read-a-Thon

    Cornerstone Christian Academy students participate in a Read-A-Thon fundraising event at which students collect sponsors for the number of pages they read during the event. To kick off the event, each class participated in a door decorating contest around the 2012 Read-A-Thon event theme “iREAD – The world in the palm of your hand.”

  • Collins, SCHS students earn orchestra ratings

    Students in the orchestras at Collins and Shelby County high schools were judged during the recent Kentucky Music Educators Association competition.

    Collins’ orchestra received an overall proficient rating and distinguished for sight-reading at KMEA.

    CHS’s eighth-grade orchestra students were MacKenzie Boone, Connor Goodwin, Abigail Griggs, Kayla Henderson, Aubrey Howell, Shelby Hurt, Miranda Nowlin, Grace Powell, Brianna Suggs, Lucia Velasquez, Ruth White and Lee Johnson.

  • Kitchen training

  • Collins FFA students advance to state

    Collins High School had 18 students to represent the school’s FFA at the regional contest that took place at Gallatin County Hugh School.

    Superior first- and superior second-place recipients will represent the region at the State FFA convention in June.

    Those students were Spencer Hammond, superior first; Taylor Nash, superior first; Sarah Eades, superior second; Heather Rogers, superior second; Carrie Jacoby, superior second; Abby Boone, superior second.