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Education

  • Lawrenceburg students serving as summer interns

    James Edington and Brooke Marquarat, both from Lawrenceburg, are among 10 Kentucky college students working as summer interns at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. Marquarat is a student at the University of Kentucky, and Edington attends Western Kentucky University.

  • Students visit state capitol
  • Students earn degrees

    The University of the Cumberlands conferred five advanced degrees in education to five local students last month.

    Tracy Hall received a Masters of Arts in Education (MAE) degree in Read Write Specialist P to 12. Leslie Hulsey received a MAE in Teacher as Leader.

    Rebecca Moreland, Heather Snodgrass and Logan Young all received MAE’s in School Guidance Counselor.

  • Hollander completes research project in London

    Alyssa Hollander of Lawrenceburg, a junior majoring in aerospace engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), recently completed an intense, hands-on research project in London, according to a news release.

    The project was titled A Plan to Better Serve the Pollards Hill Community College.

  • Cox selected for Governor’s Scholars Program

    Katherine Cox, a daughter of Roger T. and Kay Cox, has been selected to attend the 2015 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program, according to a news release.

    Cox will attend classes at Murray State University for five weeks this summer, and will be a senior at Anderson County High School.

  • Schools opt out of non-traditional instruction program

    Snow days may have lost their appeal to some Kentucky students this upcoming school year. Instead of building snowmen and sledding when winter weather forces schools to close, students from 44 Kentucky school districts will be completing pre-arranged lessons from their teachers at home.

    Many school districts have opted to participate in a non-traditional instruction program designed to keep students learning even when bad weather keeps them out of the classroom.

    Anderson County is not one of them.

  • School board addresses ‘pay inequality’

    During a recent meeting of the Anderson County Board of Education, food service personnel expressed concerns about what they deemed “pay inequality” among staff.
    A small group of food service staff members claimed that staff who worked at the high school were paid 10 percent more than their counterparts at the middle school. The board approved a new food service salary schedule, it claims should rectify any payment inequalities among food service personnel.

  • Education Briefs June 17, 2015

    Students earn degrees
    The University of the Cumberlands conferred five advanced degrees in dducation to five local students last month, according to a news release from the university.
     Tracy Hall received a Masters of Arts in Education (MAE) degree in Read Write Specialist P to 12. Leslie Hulsey received a MAE in Teacher as Leader.
    Rebecca Moreland, Heather Snodgrass and Logan Young all received MAE’s in School Guidance Counselor.

    Hollander completes research project in London

  • Students give summer food program an A-plus

    means no school, no early mornings and no homework. But for others it may also mean no meals.
    According to the Kentucky Association of Food Banks, one in five children struggle with hunger in Kentucky. The School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs usually help to alleviate the problem of food availability to children who do not have access to adequate nutrition, but during summer months a child’s access to healthy meals drops dramatically.

  • Turner names fourth quarter honor students

    From staff reports

    The following students were named to the fourth quarter honor roll at Robert B. Turner Elementary School.

    For omissions, please contact the school.

    Fifth grade

    All A’s

    Sarah Baker

    Rj Bernot

    Samantha Black

    Cole Blakeman

    Jessica Brothers

    Colten Courrejolles

    Seth Davis

    Lakelynn Dillon

    Lexie Dodd

    Lauren Emmons

    Isaiah Gettelfinger

    Mackenzie Glass

    Zoe Graham

    Jayden Hart