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  • Shelby students learn world culture at KUNA

    Students from Shelby County and Collins high schools and East and West middle schools recently attended the Kentucky United Nations Assembly (KUNA) in Louisville.

    About 1,500 students and sponsors from 37 high schools attended the conference, during which students heard proposals submitted by other delegations that ranged from fighting the HIV epidemic in Africa to building hydroponic tower farms in desert countries.

  • On campus: April 29, 2011

    Brewer on Murray dean's list
    Sara Brewer of Bagdad was named to the dean's list at Murray State University. She is majoring in liberal arts and is the daughter of Alex and Judy Brewer. Students must have a grade-point average ranging from 3.5 to a perfect 4.0 to be eligible for the status.

  • Testing time again

    Students in Shelby County Public Schools will be taking the annual state assessments through April 29. In preparation, various activities have been scheduled to not only review content and test-taking strategies but to also motivate students to do their best.

  • Creepy crawly

    It was creepy crawly day for third and fourth grade students at Clear Creek Elementary. Biologist Chris Carpenter spent the morning educating and sharing with the students about Native Kentucky Amphibians and Reptiles. He brought several live species - toads, salamanders, turtles and snakes - for the students to see and feel up close and personal. Snake hugs were free.

  • Painted Stone's academic team awards

  • On campus: Georgetown

  • April events: Collins High School

    April 29 - Army Jr. ROTC awards 5-7 p.m. auditorium

    April 30 - Army Jr. ROTC military ball 5-11:30 p.m.

  • SCHS student wins history award

    Ethan Russell of Shelby County High School won a first-place citation in the Kentucky Historical Society's 2011 Kentucky History Day district six contest in Frankfort.

    Russell won in senior individual performance for "Paving the Way for a Gold Standard."

    The theme for this year's contest is "Debate and Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures and Consequences."

    Winners advance to the state contest April 30 in Frankfort. The top three students in each category received a medal.

  • Dancin' at Wright