• Massie visits Simpsonville Elementary

    Congressman Massie poses with Simpsonville Elementary fifth-grade students earlier this week after visiting the school.

  • On campus: Jamie Cottrell

    Jamie E. Cottrellgraduated from the University of Kentucky Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor of science in agricultural biotechnology and a minor in animal sciences. She is now in her third year at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. Cottrell is the daughter of Mike and Renee Cottrell of Finchville and granddaughter of Connie Cottrell, Jimmy and Nancy Gibbs and the late Mac Cottrell.

  • On campus: Ralphael Stone

    Ralphael Stone qualified for the dean’s academic honor list at Southwestern Illinois College for the 2014 fall semester. Full-time students who complete 12 or more college-level semester hours during the semester and part-time students who complete six or more college-level semester hours while maintaining a 3.5 or higher grade point average qualify for this honor.

  • On campus: March 27, 2015

    Honor roll at Brevard
    Michael Jonsson
    of Taylorsville made the honor roll list for the fall semester of the 2014-2015 academic year at Brevard College, Brevard, N.C. Students who qualify for the Honor Roll must be enrolled in at least 12 semester hours and have a GPA of 3.0 to 3.49.

  • School menus: March 30 to April 3


    Elementary schools – Breakfast: WG Strawberry Pop Tart (38g), WG Blueberry Muffin (28g); Entrées: Pepperoni Pizza Pocket (35g), Mini Corn Dogs (30g); Sides: Broccoli (9.42g), Baby Carrots (5.79g) w/Ranch Dressing (1g), Fresh Apple (15g), Orange Smiles (15.4g), Peach Slices (16.5g), Blue Razz Juice (14g); Condiments: Ketchup (2g), Mustard (0g)

  • School menus: March 23 to 27, 2015


    Elementary schools – Breakfast: Sausage Pancake Bites (15g), WG Blueberry Muffin (28g); Entrées: (2), WG Pretzel (28g), w/Cheese Sauce (3.15g), Popcorn Chicken (13g), W/WG Roll (24g); Sides: Green Beans (3.86g), Fresh Apple (15g), Orange Smiles (15.4g), Pineapple Tidbits (15.5g), Citrus Blast Juice (14g); Condiments: Honey Mustard (10g), Ketchup (3g), Promise Margarine (0g)

  • Student/citizens of the month at Shelby County Area Technology Center

    The following students at the Shelby County Area Technology Center have received the Student of the Month for February, which is a student who is exemplary in the academic areas of the classroom: KeShawn Catlett, business; Marcus McMahann, business; Tyler Gilbert, automotive technology; Adam Sewell, machine tool; Rebekah Duvall, health science; Kassie Monroe, industrial maintenance; Charles Hunter Combs, information technology; Layla Al Jabiri, math/English.


  • Students speak at school board meeting

    Shelby County Public Schools Superintendent James Neihof posed with Novalee Moore (left) and KeyShawn Copeland, who spoke at a school board meeting about how technology is impacting their learning. Both discussed the advances of technology at Southside Elementary and how their learning experience is improving because of the engaging things they are getting to do with their learning.

  • School menus: March 16 to 20


    Elementary schools – Breakfast: Sausage Biscuit (28g) w/Jelly (9g), WG Blueberry Muffin (28g); Entrées: Chicken Patty (15g) on WG Bun (20g), Hot Ham& Cheese (1.5g)on WG Bun(20g); Sides: Steamed Broccoli, Baby Carrots w/Ranch (1g), Fresh Apple (15g) or Orange (15.4g), Pineapple Tidbits(15.5g); Condiments: Ketchup(3g), BBQ Sauce (7.5g), Honey Mustard (10g), Mustard (0g),Salad Dressing (1g), Mayonnaise (0g)

  • On campus: March 13, 2015

    Varghese named to Clemson dean’s list
    Mariah Sosanna Varghese
    of Simpsonville, whose major is Biological Sciences, has been named to the dean's list at Clemson University for the fall 2014 semester.

    To be named to the dean's list, a student achieved a grade-point average between 3.50 and 3.99 on a 4.0 scale.