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Education

  • This is our hometown

  • EARLIER: School board sues developer

    The Shelby County Board of Education is suing a development company it says has failed to extend Discovery Boulevard into a thoroughfare for Collins High School.

    The board filed suit Wednesday in Shelby Circuit Court, charging that WAZE Development Company, which currently owns and is developing the Catalpagreen subdivision north and east of the school, breached its contract to build the rest of the road by the end of the year.

  • 2011 Shelby County Young Leaders

    Shane Allen
    Shelby County HS
    Shawn & Neshia Allen
    School/Community Involvement: Ninth Grade Class President, Tenth Grade Class Treasurer, Shelby Singers, Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp., Teenage Republicans, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Chamber Singers, Church Teen Leader, Shelby Co. Public Library, Fathers Love and Head Start Volunteer
    Hobbies/Interests: journalism, broadcasting, music, basketball, drama, reading

     

  • January schools calendar

    District

    Jan. 3 - Encourage your child to do his best in school as he returns back to school for the second semester.

    Jan. 10 - To have a successful joint Project Graduation, both high schools need more volunteers from Junior and Senior parents as well as Seniors from SCHS and Collins for committee work. This meeting will be 6:30 p.m. at Shelbyville City Hall, 315 Washington Street. Contact Mary Hayes Smith to get involved - 502-487-8205.

  • Board votes to build new Southside, add preschool on Northside site

    With construction and finishing touches just wrapping up at Martha Layne Collins High School, Shelby County Public Schools will jump right back into the building process.

    But this time they'll work on two buildings at once.

    The Board of Education Thursday voted to make a few changes in buildings around the county.

  • School board gets good audit
  • School board changes meeting schedule

    The Shelby County Board of Education will be working overtime during the last part of the month.

    The board has moved the meeting scheduled for this past Thursday at Clear Creek Elementary to Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. at the SCPS Central Office on Main Street.

    The board is also adding special called meetings on Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. and Nov. 4 at 7 p.m., both also at central office.

    The special called meetings will allow the board to hear academic improvement plans from each school.

  • School board to seat 2 students

    The Shelby County Board of Education will get two more voices on Thursday when student representatives from both Shelby County and Collins are introduced.

     

    Austin Crowe, now a senior at Collins, will take his second tour on the board, and senior Quinten Cottrell will join him from SCHS.

     

    Senior Judge Michael Harrod will swear in the two during Thursday's meeting.

     

  • MAP data: Problem readers are improving

    Going into the second year of MAP testing, Shelby County Public Schools officials are beginning to see the benefits of testing tool.

    The Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) tests that are administered three times a year allow administrators to track the success, improvement and growth of each student in the district.

    One area in which the test is showing immediate improvement is through the district’s summer school program.

  • Schools' grades improve overall

    Shelby County Public Schools got good news and bad with the round of state and national test results released Thursday.

     

    Led by another stellar performance by Painted Stone Elementary and incredible growth at Southside and Wright elementaries, the district showed overall positive gains in the Kentucky Core Content Test and national No Child Left Behind.

     

    No Child Left Behind scores are based off of the math and reading scores from the KCCT tests, and throughout the district, SCPS saw improvement in almost every area.