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Education

  • District lays out times, rules for opening of schools

    Anderson County school are scheduled to open for the 2012-13 school year Aug. 15.
    Following are hours of operation and general guidelines provided by the school district.

    Hours of operation for each school
    ECC
    8:05-2:40—Instructional Day for Kindergarten
    Doors open for car riders—7:30 a.m.
    AM Pre-school dismisses at 11:05 a.m.
    PM Pre-school begins at 11:35 a.m.
    Buses begin dismissing at 2:40 p.m.
    Kindergarten car riders dismiss at 2:50 p.m.
    Pre-school car riders dismiss at 3 p.m.

  • Gray named to honors list

    Lynzie Nicole Gray of Harrodsburg was recently named to Campbellsville University’s President’s Honors list for the spring 2012 semester.
    Students who achieve a GPA of 4.0 are named to the list. One hundred and eighty-eight students achieved the honor.
    Gray, a 2010 Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg graduate, is a junior education major. She is also a resident assistant at the university and plans to attend graduate school.

  • High school to hold freshman orientation

    Anderson County High School will host its annual freshman orientation, Transitional Insights for Pre-secondary Students, on Aug. 9 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
    TIPS registration will begin at 6 p.m.  

  • Education briefs: 7-18-12

    Warford graduates from law school
    Amanda Lee Warford of Lawrenceburg graduated summa cum laude, salutatorian and juris doctor from the University of Louisville’s Brandeis School of Law on May 12.
    Warford is a published member and senior articles editor of the University of Louisville Law Review, Volume 50. Throughout her time in law school, she has been a participant in the street law partnership with Central High School, a research assistant for Professor Judith Fischer and a member of many student organizations.

  • Family Fun Fest to be held tonight

    The Anderson County school district will host its 11th Family Fun Fest on July 26 from 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson County Middle school.
    According to a press release from the school, the district plans to donate 800 backpacks again this year, filled with school supplies.
    If interested in donating school supplies, reserving a space for a business or making monetary donations toward Family Fun Fest, contact Beckey Johnson at beckey.johnson@anderson.kyschools.us.

  • Academy bikes for St. Jude
  • Student receives Kohl’s Cares recognition

    Braden Peyton of Lawrenceburg was named as a recipient of the Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program.  
    According to a press release from the department store chain, Kohl’s will recognize more than 2,200 young volunteers nationwide who have made a positive impact in their communities through volunteerism. Thirty-two youth from Kentucky will each receive a $50 gift card and recognition certificate from Kohl’s to honor their community service efforts. In 2012, Kohl’s celebrates its 12th year of rewarding remarkable young volunteers.

  • Anderson County Adult Education Center welcomes new directors

    The Anderson County Adult Education Center has recently named a new adult education director and a full-time community education director, according to a press release from the center.
    Jerry Shaw, a long-time GED instructor in Anderson County, has been named the new director of adult education. Shaw began volunteering at the center in 2002 and he has worked both part-time and full-time at the center since then. Shaw replaces former director Darlene Urban, who retired in April.

  • Academy students experiment with green beans
  • Education briefs: 6-27-12

    Student graduates
    with nursing degree
    Jill Jackson of Lawrenceburg, daughter of Jimmy Joe and Tamara Jackson, graduated with an associate’s degree in nursing from St. Catherine College.
    She is currently employed with the University of Kentucky medical center.

    Walker passes pharmacy board
    Audra Walker, a graduate of Anderson County High School and the Harrodsburg Area Technology Center Nursing 1 program, recently passed the pharmacy technician certification board exam.