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Education

  • Middle school club sponsors book drive

    The Anderson County Middle School BETA Club will collect books in its Books for Christmas Angels service learning project Dec. 10-14.
    The BETA Club will accept any new book or “like new” used book that week. Books will be distributed to the Salvation Army to go along with Christmas Angels.
    If you wish to make a book donation, please drop them off at the Anderson Middle School or the Adult Learning Center at 219 East Woodford St.
     

  • Education briefs: 12-5-12

    Students accept EKU scholarships
    Hundreds of incoming freshmen and transfer students have accepted merit-based scholarships to attend Eastern Kentucky University.
    Local recipients include Deanna Baxter, Anderson County High School, Lawrenceburg, Presidential Scholarship; Lauren Welsh, Anderson County High School, Lawrenceburg, Founders Scholarship; and Shelby Taylor, Anderson County High School, Lawrenceburg, Regents Scholarship.

    Bands to perform Christmas
    concert next week

  • Academy hosts Thanksgiving feast
  • Emma B. Ward October Students of the Month
  • High school FFCLA Club to host Christmas camp

    Children ages 5-12 are invited to a Christmas day camp Dec. 15 hosted by the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) club at Anderson County High School.
    Students will be participating in making various crafts and food items and will be assisted by FCCLA members and the Family and Consumer Sciences teachers at the high school. Information is as follows:
    The camp will be held in ACHS rooms 126 and 128 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with lunch served at 11:30 a.m.

  • GED changes to affect test fees, format


    Big changes are on the way for the GED test in Kentucky, according to a press release from the Anderson County Adult Education Center.   

  • Grandparents arrive via helicopter for Academy event

    Grandparents of Christian Academy fourth grader Phillip Maxfield arrived in style, via helicopter, for the Academy’s Grandparents celebration.
    “When your grandson invites you to his Grandparents Day celebration at the Christian Academy, most folks just use the traditional method of arriving. They drive in, find a nice parking spot and walk on in,” Christian Academy Administrator Steve Carmichael said in an e-mail press release.
    “Not fourth grader Phillip Maxfield’s grandparents.

  • Anderson County Middle School Students of the Month
  • Turner students ‘Unleashed!’

    Leigh Anne Florence, author of multiple children’s books and the newspaper serial “Unleashed,” visited with Robert B. Turner Elementary students on Nov. 16, bringing children’s book stars and dachshunds Woody and Chloe with her.

  • Students Dumpster dive to kick off district recycling program

    Students from James Rapp’s seventh grade class at Anderson County Middle School Dumpster dived to learn about recycling last Thursday as part of a special presentation and kick off by Bluegrass Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment, or PRIDE.
    Anderson County schools recently received part of a $45,000 recycling grant through the group from the Walmart Foundation used to educate and promote recycling initiatives in Anderson, Garrard and Lincoln public schools.