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Education

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - Redistricting discussion to start

     When the Shelby County Board of Education convenes Thursday for the regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m., this week at Collins High School, 801 Discovery Blvd. in Shelbyville, Mike Clark, the district’s director of student services, will provide a report including a timeline and framework on the district’s plans for redistricting.

  • Student leaders attend Hype Conference

    Shelby County Public Schools sent teams from Shelby County and Collins high schools last month to a KHSAA sponsored Hype Conference, aimed at building leaders and strengthening bonds.

    With various breakout sessions and motivational speakers, student leaders learned the value of setting goals, team building and overcoming adversity.

    Courtney Miller, sponsor of the Hype Team with Sharon Purdom at Collins High School, said she took four student leaders.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - Board to recognize 2018 Governor’s Scholars

    On Thursday, the Shelbyville Board of Education will meet at the Blair Center, 728 Ginkgo Drive for its regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m.

    Topping the meeting will be the recognition of the 2018 Governor’s Scholars.

  • Schools back in session

    Students smiled, parents cried and teachers cheered in anticipation for an exciting new year as families and buses lined up to drop students off at Shelby County schools Wednesday morning.

  • District breaks ground on Marnel Moorman school

     The sun shined bright on a vast crowd behind Collins High School Tuesday afternoon.  It was a memorable day as the multitude of guests loudly applauded and proudly showed their support for this momentous occasion.

    With shovels in hand, school officials and project leaders came together with several members of the Marnel Moorman family to ceremoniously break ground for the district’s newest school, which will be named in honor of Marnel C. Moorman, one of the community’s greatest advocates for education.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - District finalizes plans to accommodate growth

    On Thursday Shelby County Board of Education members will consider resolutions that assure the district is prepared for future growth.

    At 7 p.m. Thursday at the district’s central office, the board will consider approval of the construction documents for the Discover Boulevard project.  The project will expand Discovery Boulevard to connect to Midland Industrial drive.

  • West’s Stone earns Teacher Achievement Award for 2nd time

     The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2019 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA).  Joining the ranks once again this year is West Middle School’s Emmanuel “Manny” Stone. This is the second time in three years Stone has been named among the honorees.

  • SCPS looking to acquire JCTC campus

    During Thursday’s Board of Education meeting, Superintendent James Neihof advised board members that the district is moving forward with the purchase of Jefferson Community and Technical College Shelby Campus. 

  • New school to be named for Marnel Moorman

    On Thursday, the Shelby County Board of Education voted in favor of naming the district’s new Preschool-8th grade school for former Shelby County teacher and Kentucky Education Association President Marnel Moorman.

    Ryan Allan, the district’s public relation coordinator, said the naming committee, made up of students, board members, administrators and members of the community, worked for several weeks to come up with their recommendation. 

  • SHELBY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION - Updates on Marnel Moorman School presented

     On Thursday, members of the Shelby County Board of Education took another look at the plans for the Marnel Moorman School being developed south of Collins High School on Discovery Boulevard.  Architects with Studio Kremer recapped some of the previously presented information and provided more finalized details as the project comes to fruition.

    Architects shared the school would be a long building with a slight step down to flow with the decline in landscape.