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Education

  • Saffell and Turner elementary schools announce honor rolls

    Robert B. Turner Elementary announces honor roll

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    Fourth grade

  • ‘Cowboy Tommy’ visits ECC

    From staff reports 

    Preschool students at Ezra Sparrow Early Childhood Center were hosts to two very special guests from the Extension Agency, Joan Martin and Tommy Yankey, also know an “Cowboy Tommy,” the Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent for Anderson County. Martin and Yankey read the book “Rodeo Ron and His Milkshake Cows” to students, according to a news release. 

  • HANCOCK WINS SCHOLARSHIP
  • Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg
  • Saffell Street Citizens of the Month
  • Glass is named new ACHS principal

    Chris Glass is no stranger to the Anderson County school system. Soon, he’ll likely be no stranger to most people in Anderson County.

    Glass was tabbed to be the next principal of Anderson County High School by the ACHS Site-Based Decision Making Council Friday.

    Glass is a 1993 ACHS graduate and he’s served as a teacher and administrator in the school system for nearly 13 years, most recently as associate principal at ACHS. He’s been serving as interim principal throughout the 2013-14 school year.

  • Anderson students fare well in Region 18 Governor's Cup

    Ward, Turner and Saffell Street elementary school students competed in the Region 18 Governor’s Cup Competition Saturday in Jessamine County.

    Region 18 also includes of elementary schools in Woodford, Jessamine and Mercer counties.

    Ward Elementary won the Governor’s Cup championship and Saffell Street Elementary tied for fourth place. Governor’s Cup is composed of individual and team events.

    Individual events

  • Elementary schools dominate in District Governor’s Cup

    Ward, Turner and Saffell Street Elementary students “dominated” in the District 67 Governor’s Cup Competition on Saturday, March 1 in Mercer County, according to event organizers.
    All three elementary schools competed in the District 67 Governor’s Cup Competition held March 1.
    Emma B. Ward Elementary took Governor’s Cup championship and Robert B. Turner Elementary won runner-up. Saffell Street placed third, with Mercer County Intermediate coming in fourth.

  • High school students place at regional art exhibition

    Senior Matthew Hahnes and junior Alison Guzicki recently took part in the 28th Bluegrass Regional high school art exhibition and placed for their work, according to a news release.
    Hahnes, who plans to major in fine arts and minor in psychology after high school, took second place in the printmaking category for a layered paper and linoleum print.
    Guzicki received fourth place in the painting category.

  • Kentucky rising junior may win scholarship, photo shoot in contest

    A rising junior at one of Kentucky’s public or private high schools will win a $500 scholarship and a photo shoot at his or her school through the “Promote Your School” scholarship contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
    To enter, the student must submit an essay about one of these subjects:
    · What my aspiration for my generation is.
    · How I am preparing for my future.
    · How my education plans will affect my community.