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Education

  • Portrait of a Lawrenceburg fifth grader as a young artist

    Leawna Isham, 10, simply put her head in her hands when asked what she would do if she broke both of her hands tomorrow, eliminating her favorite hobby — drawing.
    That, and she said she would throw “the world’s largest tantrum.”
    The Saffell Street Elementary fifth grader loves to draw, especially characters in anime, a particular and popular Japanese animation featured in numerous television shows in Asia, as well as in the Western world.

  • Students get jump start on college through dual-credit program

    The dual-credit program allows high school students to get a taste of college academics without having to leave home.
    Or, in some cases, without having to leave their high school classrooms.
    This is the first year that high school juniors — specifically those who have met the college readiness benchmarks on the ACT or COMPASS exams — can sign up for dual-credit courses and attend the local college, or take them on-campus at the high school.   

  • Education briefs: 4-4-12

    Two named to Berea College dean’s list
    Sara Sundean and Destiny White of Lawrenceburg have been named to the fall 2011 dean’s list at Berea College.
    A student is named to the dean’s list who achieves a GPA of 3.2 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

    Lawrenceburg student competes in state electrical construction competition

  • Turner third graders sing about ‘Heroes’
  • Robert B. Turner hosts art fair

    Robert B. Turner Elementary students in first through fifth grade hosted an art fair on March 29.
    Art teacher Tracey Birdwhistell said students worked on pieces for 2-3 weeks before they were ready to be displayed. “I like it because it makes them feel like a professional, like an artist,” Birdwhistell said.
    With the help of company Kids Art Fairs, students had artworks framed and ready to be sold to friends and family. The school received a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the students’ artwork, Birdwhistell said.

  • ACE offers spring classes

    Call Jacque Zeller at 839-3754 or e-mail jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us to register for ACE classes.  
    Those interested can see a full listing of ACE services by going to the Anderson County Schools District website www.anderson.k12.ky.us and under Schools click on Anderson Community Education.  
    ACE is located at 219 E. Woodford St. in Lawrenceburg.

    Japanese Maples
    When: Tuesday, April 10 at 7 p. m.
    Where: Anderson Public Library with instructor Jeff Sauer
    Cost: Free

  • Christian Academy students learn about electrifying energy
  • Emma B. Ward Percussion Pals play for Board of Education
  • Christian Academy student places at ASCI spelling bee

    Brooke Carpenter, a student from the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg, was one of 39 spellers in Circleville, Ohio at the Ohio Christian University for the ACSI Ohio River Valley Regional Spelling Bee.  She won fourth place spelling words like “tutelage,” “idiomatically” and “invidious.”

  • Education briefs: 3-28-12

    Lawrenceburg student studies abroad in Ireland
    Dylan Reaves, a Denison University student from Lawrenceburg, is studying with the Arcadia College of Global Studies Program in Ireland for the 2012 spring semester.
    According to a press release from the university, “Many of Denison’s undergraduate students choose to broaden their horizons through off-campus study each semester. In these programs, students continue to receive full credit toward a Denison degree while pursuing diverse research or academic opportunities.