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Education

  • Schools to consider expanding summers

    After a successful summer school expansion that focused on literacy in first- and third-grade students last year, Shelby County Superintendent James Neihof will ask the Shelby County Board of Education to help fund an even bigger undertaking at Thursday's 7 p.m. meeting at Southside Elementary.

  • Honor rolls: Painted Stone

    Third grade

  • Honor roll: Corpus Christi Academy

    Second grading period

    First Honors: Paul Cozzens, Bethany Griffin, Samantha Hosein, Theresa Jaminet, Veronica Jaminet, Gabriel Rock, Jack Rohrer.

    Second Honors: Matthew Bohnlein, Michael Bohnlein, Therese Bohnlein, Shelby Cooley, Elizabeth Dougherty, Lily Jaminet, Elijah Rock, Joseph Rock, Rodrigo Rohlin, Vanesa Rohlin, Courtney Zoeller, James Zoeller, Megan Zoeller

  • Troop 63 announces 2 Eagle Scouts

    Boy Scout troop 63 at the Finchville Ruritan Club announced two new Eagle Scouts, James Nicholas Henderson and William Reid Shober.

    Henderson, son of the late James Henderson and Ramona Henderson, is a senior at Shelby County High School. For his eagle project, he constructed duck houses to be placed at Red Orchard Park.

    Shober, son of Robert Shober and Gayle R. Mayhugh, is a junior at Collins High School. His project consisted of replacing the landscape around the Stratton Community Center.

  • Read-a-Thon

  • SCHS announces 'Student/Citizen of the Month' for February

  • I can count to 100

    Shauvion Kennedy and Sara Beard counted Fruit Loops as part of the many brain-stimulating actitivies that took place on the 100th day of school celebrated by students at Clear Creek Elementary.

  • Students improving, MAP shows

    Halfway through the school year, most students in Shelby County are performing at grade level in reading and math.

    That’s what school officials reported to the Shelby County Board of Education at Thursday’s meeting, based on the winter segment of the Measured Academic Progress tests students take three times each year.

  • Construction team at SCHS builds a winning concept

    When they begin the downstairs renovation at Shelby County High School, they may want to look in-house for a few ideas.

    The Rocket Construction team – comprised of B.J. Tingle, John Tingle, Dustin Casey, David Lee and Brandon Seaman – put together a plan and presentation for building a National Association of Home Builders Green Building Standards, silver-level home and earned third place in the Residential Construction Management Competition hosted by the NAHB.

  • This Odyssey can be odd, you see

    OK, you have one minute to think about this problem, and you can't talk to anyone else about it: Make a rhyme using a name or species of an animal. For example, "I think mice are nice." Or "there's a cat in the hat."

    The more creative the response, the more points awarded.

    You have two minutes to respond.

    Not so easy is it?

    This is just one practice Spontaneous Response question that Odyssey of the Mind participants may use leading up to their competition.