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Education briefs: 12-11-13

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School board
member appointed
Donna Drury, school board member, was recently appointed to a one-year term on the Kentucky Education Commissioner’s Local School Board Members Advisory Council, according to a news release from Superintendent Sheila Mitchell.
“The purpose of the council is to represent all districts (one member from seven state board judicial districts were selected for appointment) to discuss how Kentucky Department of Education initiatives and decisions made at the state level are affecting school boards and districts throughout Kentucky,” Mitchell said in an e-mail.
The council is scheduled to meet four times per year with the first meeting being on Jan. 29, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the State Board Room of the Capital Plaza Tower in Frankfort.
“We are excited to have Mrs. Drury representing not only Anderson County on this very important council but she will be representing school districts across Kentucky on the impact of KDE decisions on local school districts and boards of education,” Mitchell wrote.

Library offers classes
The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in December.
All classes are subject to cancellation and class space is limited to five students.  Students will use the library’s laptops.
Call the library at 839-6420 to sign up or contact Laurel at the library for more information.

Computer Classes

Introduction
to the Internet
When: Dec.12
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

Introduction
to Email
When: Dec. 17
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

Introduction to Word
When: Dec.19
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

Other events

Book to Film Discussion
What: Gift of the Magi by O. Henry
When: Dec. 18th
Time:  6-8 p.m.