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Education

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Class of 2015 celebrates graduation
  • 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

  • FBLA students preparing for national conference
  • Education briefs, May 13, 2015

    Chesser wins $2,000 scholarship

    Laiken Chesser, a 2015 senior at Anderson County High School, received a $2,000 scholarship from the Kentucky Association of Counties as an outstanding graduating senior, the agency announced.

    Chesser, a daughter of Wayne and Sonya Chesser of Lawrenceburg, plans to major in business administration and pursue a career in humane resource management at Morehead State University, according to a news release.

  • Christian Academy student wins conservation essay contest

    Colin Charles was named the Anderson County winner in the 2014 Soil Conservation Writing Contest.

    Charles is a seventh grader at the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg. He and his family live in Versailles.

    The contest was produced as a partnership between Kentucky Farm Bureau and the Kentucky Association of Conservation districts.

    This year’s theme was “Protect Kentucky’s Soil.” The winners were announced at the Anderson County Conservation District’s annual banquet.

  • Andrade places first in geography bee

    Each year the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg holds two in-house geography bees, according to a news release from the school.

    One features questions determined by “National Geographic” magazine, the other is scheduled by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). The winners of each of these in-house bees go on to participate in regional competitions. The regional ACSI competition was held on Friday, April 17.

  • Making flags at Ward Elementary