February 6, 2013
Danville High School won the District 46 Governor's Cup competition, held Monday and Tuesday. This marks the 16th consecutive year that the DHS Academic Team has won the event. Rockcastle County High School finished second. Lincoln County, Garrard County and Boyle County also competed. Each year, the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition sponsors the Governor's Cup Competition for high-, middle- and elementary-school students. Schools compete in individual and team events at the district, regional and state levels.
November 15, 2011
SPRINGFIELD - Danville High School won the Section 5 Junior Varsity Challenge on Saturday. This marks the fourth consecutive year that the DHS academic team has won the event. Each year the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition sponsors the JV Challenge for ninth- and 10th-graders. Teams compete in eight team regions across the state. This year Danville defeated teams from Woodford County, Marion County, Bethlehem High School, Campbellsville High School, LaRue County, Washington County and Green County.
July 5, 2011
Two of the three vacant principal positions in the Clark County Public Schools have been filled. Patrice Thompson and Mark Rose were chosen by the school-based decision-making councils of Conkwright Middle and Providence Elementary schools, respectively. Thompson takes over for Travis Earlywine, who resigned after one year at Conkwright to take a position in the Bourbon County School District. Thompson comes to Clark County from the Fayette County School District, where she served as associate principal of Lexington Traditional Magnet School last year.
June 28, 2009
STANFORD -The following students were recognized on June 4, Awards Day, at Lloyd McGuffey Sixth Grade Center. Caitlin Adams, outstanding attendance; Caleb Adams, language arts; Danielle Adams, outstanding attendance, Diversity Club; Kayla Adams, AB honor roll all year, student of the week; Yuriy Aube, Diversity Club; Noah Baker, outstanding attendance; Zachary Baker, perfect attendance, all As all year, students of the week, Math Investigations; Elijah...
March 9, 2009
After three weeks of work, Caitlyn Bush was anxious to see how well the trebuchet she and her dad, Russ Bush, built together would work. After catapulting a soccer ball 252 feet, breaking the existing Conkwright Middle School record, she thought maybe they did a good job. "It feels really good!" Caitlyn said with a big grin after learning that she broke the record. The trebuchet, a catapult that relies on a counterweight to launch an object, was part of a class project designed for magnet students at Conkwright.
February 20, 2009
The Bate Middle School Academic team won the school Region 16 championship that was held Saturday at Bate against 15 other schools. Teams and individuals from Bate also took first place in quick recall, future problem solving, language arts, arts and humanities and social studies. There were also runners up in science, composition, language arts and arts and humanities. The Kentucky Association for Academic Competition only awards trophies to the top four schools overall. The top two quick recall and future problem solving teams advance to state competition, which will be March 14-16 in Louisville, and the top five in individual testing advancing to state.
November 10, 2008
While holding a verbal conversation with Ina Faye Price, a staff interpreter and coordinator for community sign language classes with Kentucky School for the Deaf, it's evident American Sign Language plays a huge role in her everyday communication. Price is a hearing person, and even when she's talking with another hearing person, she allows her hands to also convey her message. "It's habit," she said smiling. And for good reason. ASL has been a second language to her for 36 years, and it's played an important role that all began with an attempt to solidify a new friendship.
June 10, 2008
DHS student part of All Star team An All Star team comprised of six students from high schools across Kentucky has moved on to the semifinals in the 21st Annual Panasonic Academic Challenge in Orlando, Fla. One of the team members is Rachel Beckman of Danville High School. The tournament is recognized as the premier high school academic competition in the nation and is modeled after Florida's state tournament. Subjects include mathematics, science, language arts, social studies, fine arts, foreign languages (French and Spanish)
April 2, 2008
Fannie Bush Elementary is one of the 1,500 pilot school recipients of the National Endowment for the Humanities program Picturing America, an innovative program that helps teach American history and provides students with a gateway to the broader world of the humanities. "We are so pleased to be part of the pilot phase of picturing America," said Principal Angela Taylor. "This program will really allow our students access to some of the nation's most important art without ever leaving the classroom.
March 18, 2008
Danville High School and Bate Middle School both placed fourth at the State Governor's Cup academic competition March 15-17 in Louisville. Gov. Steve Beshear was on hand and congratulated the students for their hard work. The top four teams in the state are recognized and awarded a Governor's Cup trophy. Danville High competed in a number of different academic events against teams from more than 150 high schools across Kentucky to take fourth place overall. Danville High School's Quick Recall team advanced to the quarterfinals before losing to eventual champion Paul Laurence Dunbar High of Lexington.