• Gum or no gum

    Lexis Chadwell shares her opinion while Alyssa Lemus and Erica Bratcher listen about a debate whether to allow chewing gum in class or to ban it entirely at East Middle School. The opinion writing assignment came from Mary Carmel Daughtery at East, where she is the only teacher in her team who doesn’t allow gum. Those against mentioned she had sat on gum in her chair and that some chew too loud in class. Those in favor wrote you can concentrate in class and you won’t talk as much because you have gum in your mouth.

  • Wear Red Day at Cornerstone

    Cornerstone Christian Academy students celebrated Wear Red Day on Monday to honor the University of Louisville’s teams in the men’s and women’s finals of the NCAA Basketball Tournament.

  • School calendar: April 2013


    Monday through Friday – No school, spring break

    April 8-May 17 – Spring MAP (Measure of Academic Progress) testing window. Parents asked to avoid out-of-school appointments for children.

  • Let me think a minute

    Perry Calvert, a fourth-grader at Clear Creek Elementary, stopped to ponder how to solve a problem about fractions in Margaret Hill’s classroom. He had drawn grid boxes to match the numbers and then even used his fingers to calculate the answer in a review lesson in preparation for a test the following Friday.

  • 2013 Young Leaders

    2012-2013 Shelby County Young Leaders

    Reilly Boone

    Collins High School

    David and Michelle Boone

  • Students/Citizen of Month

    The following students enrolled at the Shelby County Area Technology Center have received the Student of the Month for February, which goes to a student who is exemplary in the academic areas of the classroom. They are Damian Murray, machine tool; Zack Clark, industrial maintenance; Noelle Wise, health science; Desi Simcoe, office technology; Chelse Dixon, office technology; and Isaac Martin, information technology.


  • All about reading

    A group of parents with fifth-graders attended a Parent Academy session sponsored by Shelby County Public Schools. The topic was “All About Reading” and was led by Kathy Mansfield, library media specialist at Heritage Elementary and a former Kentucky Librarian of the Year. She worked with the parents on tips to help their children read at home, thus improving their reading in school to reach the On Grade Level goal. Books were made available as door prizes by the Reading Reindeer program.

  • SCHS dance team places fifth

    The Shelby County High School dance team shows their stuff during the state tournament at Frankfort last week. The team placed fifth in the small varsity pom division. It will host a spring dance clinic on March 13 through 15. Team members include (from left) Claire Schaefer, Emilee Colvin, Destiny Long, Heather Cook, Lindsey Hill, Alex Skellie, Olivia Matlin and Miranda Tirbs.

  • School menus - March 25-29


    Elementary schools – Breakfast: Mini Pancakes, WG Blueberry Muffin, Variety of Cereal, Juice, Fresh Fruit and Milk; Entrées: Fiestada Pizza, WG Corn Dog; Sides: Cooker Carrots, Tater Tots, Fresh Pear/Pineapple Tidbits, Milk; Condiments: Ketchup, Mustard

  • Collins dance team in competition

    The Collins dance team participated in the KDCO State dance competition in February. There were 14 teams in their division and they placed third in pom and fourth in hip hop. Team members are Morgan Isenberg and Taylor Scroggin (co-captains), Jill Stella, Andi Gaither, Sydney Rogers, Kylie Truelock, Elizabeth Ordway, Deion Davis and Charla Jamison. Head coach is Hilary Crucet Hayden, and assistant coach is Michelle Isenberg.