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Today's News

  • Datebook: July 22, 2011

    Shelbyville Horse Show Jubilee
    Kick Off Breakfast, July 28; 7:30 a.m.
    Undulata Farm,  Zaring Mill Road
    Youth Art Show, July 28 - August 6, Shelby County Public Library
    Opening Reception - July 28 at 5:30 p.m.
    Street Party Concert Friday, July 29; 6 p.m., 627 Main Parking Lot
    Tacky Lawn Ornament Contest, July 29; 6 p.m.
    Lawn of 627 Main Parking Lot

  • Road Warmer

    Miles Megibben put the finishing touches on his vehicle that would be tested on his Road Warmer invention as part of the Talented And Gifted Camp June 27-30 at Heritage Elementary. The fifth-grader at Simpsonville Elementary described how repeated layers of asphalt and metal heating plate “10 miles below the surface” are topped with concrete to “interlock with the earth.” Once “frozen precipitation falls,” and lands on the road, the metal plates are switched on, to “ melts and is absorb [the precipitaiton], thus preventing wrecks.”

  • Manners matters

    Luke and Rachel Dove (in front) work on an introductory project as part of a two-day manners and etiquette class for middle/high school students, coordinated by the Youth Services Center with Shelby County Public Schools. About 15 students participated in the activities that included everything from table etiquette to introductions to when to acknowledge gifts. It concluded with a meal at Claudia Sanders Dinner House.

  • Ag-Discovery program

  • On campus: July 22, 2011

    UNOH dean’s list
    Tyler S. Curry of Shelbyville made the dean’s list for the May 2011 session in the College of Technologies at the University of Northwestern Ohio. Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the dean’s list.

    Hewlett graduates Baylor
    Allison Bailey Hewlett of Shelbyville was one of more than 2,000 graduates of Baylor University. in the Ferrell Center on the Baylor campus. She received her master of arts in museum studies.

  • On campus: July 22, 2011

    UNOH dean’s list
    Tyler S. Curry of Shelbyville made the dean’s list for the May 2011 session in the College of Technologies at the University of Northwestern Ohio. Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the dean’s list.

    Hewlett graduates Baylor
    Allison Bailey Hewlett of Shelbyville was one of more than 2,000 graduates of Baylor University. in the Ferrell Center on the Baylor campus. She received her master of arts in museum studies.

  • School calendar: July 22, 2011

    District
    Aug. 6 – Second Annual Cornerstone Financial Literacy and Community Resource Fair – Back to School Bash 10 a.m.-2 p.m.. at Clay Street Baptist Church, 1940 Midland Trail. A free family friendly event that promotes a healthy start to the school year by providing a one-stop opportunity for residents to learn about and take advantage of the quality community resources available within Shelby County.  
    Aug. 11 – School Board 7 p.m. Wright Elementary
    Aug. 16 – Opening Day for staff

  • AP scholar and distinction recognition

    The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) provides willing and academically-prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement or both for successful performance on the AP Exams.

    About 18 percent of the more than 1.9 millionstudents worldwide who took AP Exams performed at a sufficiently high level to also earn an AP Scholar Award.

  • Shelby County’s Governor’s Scholars

    The Governor’s Scholars Program is a 5-week, residential summer program for outstanding Kentucky students completing their junior years in high school. Eleven from Shelby County Public Schools were selected. Some responded to a questionnaire to discuss their areas of interest at GSP, school activities and greatest accomplishment.

     

    Shelby County High School representatives:

  • Looking Back: July 22, 2011

    Information was gathered from previous years of The Shelby Sentinel, The Shelby News and The Sentinel-News. You can reach the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com.