June 19, 2008
Perryville Elementary School First grade, Suzanne Blandford and Kendra Helm: Outstanding academic achievement, Jaelyn Young and Harrison Russell; Outstanding champ, Brandon Casey and Bailey Ellis; Reading, Jadene Brock and Jordan Farthing; Vocabulary, Lance Weldon and Zachary Casey; Spelling, Michaela Carpenter and Caitlin Kreider; Math, Cameron Yates and Zachary Glasscock; Writing, Sierra Dean, Skyler Barnett and Hannah Dean; Cooperative, Emily...
March 29, 2007
The Hogsett Elementary School Quick Recall Team placed second in the quick recall bracket at the District Governor's Cup Competition on March 3 at Woodlawn Elementary School. The members of the quick recall team are Antony Damico, Katlyn Parks, Amber Holly, Ian Scott, Joshua Portwood, Tre Scharklet, Hannah Contini, Tanner Estes, Sydney Mullins, Daitorcha Johnson, John Knight and C.J. Dunaway. The following students completed content area tests, each placing in the top five: Damico, fifth in mathematics; Parks, third in composition; Mullins, fifth in arts and humanities; Portwood, fifth in social studies; and Scott, second in science.
September 7, 2006
Dear Editor, I teach third grade at Junction City Elementary School. Last Friday, we experienced an emergency evacuation of our school to Boyle County High School due to a gas line leak. My students wanted to write letters of appreciation to those who helped make them feel safe during the day. As teachers we are always trying to connect our students to real life experiences and we are looking for real world writing. Here are a few of the letters the third graders at Junction City Elementary wrote during social studies as we reflected on the topic of good citizenship and community workers.
February 9, 2006
The Danville High School Academic Team dominated the 46th District Governor's Cup competition Feb. 4 and 6 at Lincoln County High School. The Admirals won all eight events including a sweep of Language Arts and Science. The teams point total of 77.5 points far outpaced second place Boyle County's 21 points. In the quick recall event, Danville outscored its opponents by an average score of 67 to 13. Complete results for Danville are as follows: Quick Recall, first place; Future Problem Solving, first place; Mathematics, Kelsey Snapp, first, Ralph Morrison, third and John Liu, fourth; Language Arts, Rachel Beckman, first, Hannah Kagan-Moore, second, and Molly Weston, third; Social Studies, Kelsey Snapp, first, and Hunter Kendrick, second; Science, John Liu, first, Ralph Morrison, second, and Mason Scisco, third; Composition, Molly Weston, first, and Nick Span, second; Arts and Humanities, Rachel Beckman, first, Hannah Kagan-Moore, second, and Hunter Kendrick, third.
February 9, 2006
West Jessamine Middle School finished second at the Middle School Governor's Cup district tournament held at East Jessamine Middle School Jan 28. West, along with East Middle School, competed against St. Mark School out of Versailles and Model Laboratory School from Richmond. West Middle also placed second in the quick recall competition. "We were runners-up, but we didn't quite make it," said Charlene Spencer, a humanities teacher and academics coach at West. Students were required to take written tests covering five subjects: math, science, English, social studies and arts and humanities.
September 12, 2009
Educators from the Danville and Boyle County school systems will be presenting at the Kentucky Association of School Councils annual conference, "Schools That Lead the Way," Sept. 22-23 at the Louisville Marriott downtown. Danville Superintendent Carmen Coleman will share her years of experience with student goal-setting. Toliver Elementary School Principal Judy Spellacy and teachers Shirley Whisenant, Stacy Pingleton, Cindy Stallard and John Erwin will share strategies that their school has employed to raise student achievement levels.
July 22, 2008
Monday evening, the Lincoln County High School Principal Search committee burned the midnight oil reviewing the final six candidates for the high school principal's position. Promising an early Tuesday morning announcement the time came and went as they worked to "get the i's dotted and the t's crossed," according to Lincoln County Superintendent Larry Woods, "they are being very thorough. " Finally, at 1 PM Tuesday afternoon, LCHS Technology Education teacher Jeremy Todd, vice chair of the search committee released a written statement that Tim Godbey had been selected for the principal's slot based on the criteria that "he exhibits strong leadership, abilities and commitment to the students and community of Lincoln County.
June 26, 2008
McKinney Elementary recognized the following students during its awards day. Kindergarten Mrs. Shelley Rousey Dedication to improve: McKenzie Carrier. Citizenship: Nicholas McKenzie, Daniel Stanley. Science: Johnathan Bishop. Social studies: Noah Malone. Spelling: Cara Henry, Conner Wilson. Reading: Kristina Hodge, Gentry Coulter. Handwriting: Andrew Jarrett. Creativity: Breanna Atkins. Overall improvement: Sean Richey, Nathaniel Akers.
June 12, 2006
Eighth grade Science awards: Kristen Frauenhoffer, Philip Barsotti, Hannah Staub, Amaris Vest, Lauren Wheeler, Sarah Negaard, Edie Frederick, Baker Ellis, Maria Ijaz, Brooke Johnson, Abbey Overstreet, Elizabeth Dodds, Kelsey Driscoll, Maggie Matheny, Stuart Charbonneau, Paige Miller, Tara Allen, Kameron Collier, Britton Spears, Breann Bullock, Abby Kerbaugh, Jeremy Grubbs, Celeste Hurst, Kylee Talbott, Gina Long and Shawnda Raikes....
June 14, 2007
Here are the award winners at McKinney Elementary School awards day: Great Leaps Reading Awards: Cheyann Akers, Trace May, Trey Baldwin, Whitney Coulter, Natalie Lynn, Summer Scharbrough, Cade Gosser, Alyssa Baron, Ashley Roberts, Gregory Million, Machala Bell, Blake Whittemore, Joseph Wolfinbarger, Emily Stanley, Kayla Shelton, CJ Reed, Isaiah Gilliam, Cheyanne Miller, DJ Beatty, Danielle Hurt, Elizabeth Walls, Aston Roberts, Shelby Walls, Emily...