• Education briefs: 2-12-14

    Jacoby named to the Dean’s List at Citadel
    William Earl Jacoby of Lawrenceburg has been named to the Dean’s List at the Citadel, the military college of South Carolina, for academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2013-2014 academic year, according to a release.
    Dean’s List recognition is given to those students whose grade point average is 3.2 or higher with no grade below a C for the previous semester’s work.

  • Making a study of historical figures
  • Students collaborate on snowy poetry

    Several students in one of Mrs. Hardin’s classes collaborated to write a poem about their experiences during the recent snow days, according to a release. They contributed written images and experiences, separated them into categories, and then created a poetry stanza for each category.
    Finally, students edited the poem and took a picture in some remaining slush around the school. Participating students were Brenda Jo Rogers, Solomia Chuburuk, Kameron Sunbom, Zariahn McKee, Jakori Bell, Joseph Denny, Jamie Walton and Robbie DuPlanti.

  • Education briefs: 2-5-14

    Students eligible for Governor’s Mansion Centennial art and essay contest
    Kentucky public, private and home school students are invited to submit original artwork and/or essays in the Governor’s Mansion Centennial Visual Art and Essay Contest sponsored by First Lady Jane Beshear, the Kentucky Governor’s Mansion Centennial Committee and the Kentucky Department of Education, according to a news release from the state education department.   

  • Saffell Street Elementary names students to honor roll

    Saffell Street Elementary recently released its fourth and fifth grade honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2013-2014 school year.

    Fourth grade

    All A’s
    Ian Akers
    Chris Ball
    Logan Chapman
    Adison Duvall- Coffman  
    Hailey Faas
    Zoe Graham
    Lauren Holmes
    Abby Joseph
    Jacob McCoun
    Mikey McFarland
    Julia McNulty
    Addie Miller
    Laura Quire
    Olivia Reynolds
    Jacob Richmond
    Anna Sawyer
    Amos Searcy

  • Kindergarten class gets visit from ‘Lady Liberty’

    Bridget Gay’s kindergarten class had a guest speaker, Ms. Tina Litkuenhus, recently come in and speak to them about ‘Lady Liberty,’ according to a release.   
    According to teacher Bridget Gay, “The students enjoyed learning facts about the Statue of Liberty from Ms. Tina who was dressed like Lady Liberty.

  • Strike up the pep band
  • UK releases fall 2013 Dean’s List
  • Turner student wins essay contest

    Emily Franck, a student at Robert B. Turner Elementary, recently won an AARP essay contest, according to a news release.
    Emily’s essay was about her grandmother Bell Bryant, Turner Principal Wayne Reese wrote in an email.
    The essay contest is sponsored by the AARP and is open to all fifth grade students who want to write about their grandparent and how important they are in their lives, Reese wrote.

  • ACE announces upcoming classes

    Anderson Community Education will offer the following classes starting in January. Register now by stopping by 219 East Woodford St. in Lawrenceburg, by calling Jacque Zeller at 839-3754 or emailing jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us.
    Adult education instruction was scheduled to begin Jan. 6 for the new GED test issued January 2014 from Kentucky Adult Education. If you need instruction for a GED diploma or college preparation, please call 839-3754 or come by the center to enroll.  

    American Sign Language
    for adults (16 years and older)