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Education

  • Do you know what a staycation is?

    With the title above did you think to yourself, “Hey, I don’t know what a ‘staycation’ is?” If you don’t, then I will tell you. Hi! My name is Caitlin Hobbs and I am a seventh grader at Anderson County Middle School. A staycation is a vacation in your hometown or state. This means you could go on vacation and not have to fly or drive far away. Have you ever looked for historical sites or museums to visit? Well I have, and you should too!

  • What’s a staycation?

    Editor’s note: The following essays were chosen as the winning entries from Heather Hardin’s seventh grade language arts class at Anderson County Middle School. Students were required to write about “staycations,” and their peers voted on which article they wanted to submit to The Anderson News.
    A staycation is doing something that will relax you, save you money, don’t have to stay in a hotel, and something that keeps you active as well.

  • Camp Calvary is the place to be for vacation

    With the rising cost of plane tickets and gas, a lot of you haven’t been on vacation in a while. Your kids are probably asking you, “Why can’t we go on vacation,” and you say, “We don’t have enough money.” Well, money is pretty tight these days and people are on a strict financial budget.

  • Seventh grade ‘staycation’ essay writers
  • A staycation you’ll never forget

    We all know what a vacation is, but do we know what a staycation is? A staycation is somewhere you go in your city/town or nearby your home to save money.
    A great staycation location is Anderson County’s Wall of Veterans. This honors all the military veterans of Anderson County who have served for the United States military, all branches. You should choose this location for a staycation to proudly salute and thank all those, past and present, who have fought for our freedom. Your visit will be a salute to the veterans’ bravery.

  • Blinded by science
  • Car hops for a good cause
  • ACE celebrates Constitution Week

    Anderson Community Education helped the Anderson County middle and high schools celebrate Constitution Week, held Sept. 17-21, by purchasing roughly 2,000 ‘Pocket Constitution’ booklets to distribute to students studying history, civics and government.
    According to Director Jacque Zeller, each educational institution that receives federal funds for a fiscal year shall hold an educational program on the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, as mandated by a 2004 law.
     

  • Saffell Street September Citizens of the Month
  • Training center move delayed as board learns nearly half of students get free/reduced lunch

    The Board of Education unanimously tabled its decision Monday night regarding the relocation of the Regional Training Center to Saffell Street Elementary from its current home at the former Early Childhood Center, now the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg.
    The Regional Training Center requested that it remain at 126 North Main St. and rent its space from the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg for $12,000 per year, or that it be allowed to stay at its current location until June 30, 2013, to accommodate its training schedule.