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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Answers, questions for week ahead

    Bringing you highlights of the week that was and the week ahead, and more thoughts:

    The Shelby County High School rifle team, which won the Marine Corps Service Championships in Albuquerque, N.M., last month, will compete against all the top service team from each branch of the military this weekend in the national championships in Anniston, Ala.

     

    Brown tied for second early

  • Rockets nipped by Whitefield, rebound to pound Bethlehem

    The Shelby County baseball team lost a close game Tuesday night, then turned a close game into a blowout on Wednesday night.

    The Rockets fell, 4-2, to Whitefield Academy on Tuesday before bombing Bethlehem, 10-3, the next night.

    The Rockets plated two runs in the first two innings, but that would be all the offense they could muster against the visiting Wildcats (2-0) and starter Cameron Smith. 

  • Rockets’ boys win; Titans’ girls finish 4th

    The Shelby County boys’ track & field team made an early-season statement Tuesday evening.

    The Rockets won their own all-comers meet, which was cut short because of lightning in the area. They scored 74 points to beat Class 3-A Trinity and Bardstown, which finished third in Class A last year, by 14 points.

    The Shelby County girls’ team, meanwhile, placed seventh.

  • Titans walk off with 1st home victory

    The Collins softball team didn’t have much time on its new field in the preseason, but the Titans made themselves right at home Tuesday.

    Kara Owens’ RBI double in the bottom of the seventh inning gave Collins a 5-4 victory over Bullitt Central in its home opener.

    “It was very exciting to get the first win on our home field,” said senior center fielder Kristina Gramig, who scored the game-winning run.