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Education

  • 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.

  • Movements in math

    To incorporate movement after a period of sitting still, Simpsonville Elementary teacher Karen Hauber prompted her students to shape their arms as parallel lines, obtuse angles, perpendicular lines and other geometrical shapes.

  • Corpus Christi Academy calendar

    March 15 - End of third quarter

    March 17 - St. Patrick's Day, wear a green shirt or sweater to school

    March 19 - Crusade for Education Dinner/Auction at Claudia Sanders Dinner House

  • Test tube students

    Caytie Page Burgin assists her biomedical students at Shelby County High School in an experiment Jan 31. The Project Lead The Way class took crushed-up food items, placed them in glass test tubes and applied various chemicals by eye-droppers to see whether the foods contained protein, glucose, starch or lipids.