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Youth

  • Math competitors

    The East Middle MathCounts team competed at Frankfort Christian Academy in February. The team members are (from left) Brandon Hobbs, Luke Hedges, Jeron Russell, Nolan Hughes, Abby Betts and Emma Saarinen. Emma placed sixth and Nolan placed 10th (out of 80 participants). Emma will compete at the state level in March.

  • Music students honored

    The following students participated in the Kentucky Music Educators' Association Solo and Ensemble Contest on March 5.

    Proficient Soloists: Delaney Boone - Soprano Solo, freshman; Matthew Folsom - Bass Solo, junior

    Distinguished Soloists: Jackie Hobbs - Soprano Solo, sophomore; Taylor Royse - Soprano Solo, sophomore; Katie Vogel - Soprano Solo, freshman.

  • Optimist oratorical contest to be April 13

    The Shelby County Optimist Club is encouraging area students to speak their minds about the topic "If I Were Leader of the Free World, the First Issue I Would Address Would be..." as part of the Optimist International Oratorical Contest for 2011

    The Optimist Club will judge the local students' speeches based on content and presentation to determine the top winners. Winners will receive medallions at the club level and the winning speeches will be sent to the district level for the opportunity to win college scholarships.

  • Music students earn honors

    The District Solo and Ensemble Orchestra Festival was held by the Kentucky Music Educators Association. Several Proficient and Distinguished scores were earned by Shelby County Public Schools students.

     

    East Middle Band

    Distinguished Solos: Nolan Hughes, Ben Greenwell, Grant Gartland, Hunter Ceralde, Meagan Cosper, Erin Bailey, Caroline Shy, Alexis Smith

  • Applications available for 2011-12 Young Leaders

    A select group of sophomores who attend school in Shelby County will have the opportunity to participate in the Young Leaders Institute, a leadership development class coordinated through the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce.

    The program is open to students who attend Shelby County Public Schools and Cornerstone Christian Academy - or who live in Shelby County and attend a neighboring private school or home school.

  • Applications available for 2011-12 Young Leaders

    A select group of sophomores who attend school in Shelby County will have the opportunity to participate in the Young Leaders Institute, a leadership development class coordinated through the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce.

    The program is open to students who attend Shelby County Public Schools and Cornerstone Christian Academy - or who live in Shelby County and attend a neighboring private school or home school.

  • MENUS: March 21=25, 2011

    MONDAY
    ELEMENTARY

    Hot dog, yogurt and crackers or Bosco stick w/sauce, ketchup, mustard, tater tot, green beans, fresh cut orange smile or pineapple tidbits
    B = Three cheese breakfast round, cereal or corn muffin, fruit or juice, milk
    MIDDLE SCHOOLS
    Sloppy Joes on bun, entree salad or chicken nuggets, vegetable soup, pickle spears, crackers, corn muffin, baked Lays, assorted condiments, choice of assorted fruit, milk

  • On campus

    Amon on Caldwell dean's list
    Madeline Amon of Shelbyville was named to Caldwell College dean's list for the fall 2010 semester. In order to achieve this honor, students must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.

    Bjorvik on dean's list
    George Bjorvik of Simpsonville has earned placement on the dean's list for the fall semester of the 2010 academic year at Berklee College of Music. To be eligible for this honor, a full-time student must achieve a grade-point average of 3.4 or above.

  • Black achievers

    Shelby County Public Schools students attended the 32nd annual Black Achievers banquet in February. These students are not only members of the school sponsored Black Achievers club. Charla Jamison (from left), Iesha Winstead, Kelli Harris, Landon Stoner, Asia Trowell, Michaela McKnight, Ebone Ashby, Leigh Anne Ashby and Kendrick Warren attended. Not shown but in attendance were Lauren Davis and Lee Johnson. Faculty advisors are Donna Jones and Karen Henderson, and parent volunteer is Jackie Ellis

  • Shelby students advance in Odyssey competition

    Eleven teams from Shelby County competed in the Central Regional Odyssey of the Mind tournament on March 5, with one of them taking home first place and four advancing to the state-level competition.

    Odyssey of the Mind is a creative problem-solving competition that involves a “long term” performance problem, a spontaneous problem situation and a style category.