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Education

  • 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.

  • Ward Elementary releases fourth, fifth grade honor roll lists

    Emma B. Ward recently released its fifth grade honor roll and honor roll students for Thompson, Sims and Spivey fourth grade classes. Students named to the honor roll from Crystal Darnell’s fourth grade classroom were not available as of press time.

    Fifth grade

    All A’s
    Haley Abell
    Tyler Case
    Alaina Drake
    Olivia Drury
    Nathan Eccles
    Abby Fife
    Nicholas Hardin
    Farrah Haynes
    Weston Holloman
    Justin Hunter
    Madison Hurst
    Lindsey Isaac

  • Education briefs: 3-5-14

    Lawrenceburg student
    participates in
    Posters-at-the-Capitol event
    Andrew Monarch of Lawrenceburg was scheduled to participate in Posters-at-the-Capitol, a showcase of Kentucky undergraduate research, on Feb. 27 at the capitol building rotunda, according to a news release.
    Monarch, a political science major at the University of Louisville, presented his research poster titled “Liquor Licensing in the Commonwealth.”  

  • Saffell Street fifth graders named to honor roll
  • Saffell Street fourth graders named to honor roll
  • Science buffs receive top honors during fair
  • Robert B. Turner Elementary names students to honor roll

    The following students were named to the Turner Elementary honor rolls for the second nine weeks.

    Fourth grade
    All A’s
    James Adams
    Sarah Baker
    RJ Bernot
    Jessica Brothers
    Colten Courrejolles
    Seth Davis
    Lakelynn Dillon
    Lexie Dodd
    Jade Doyle
    Lauren Emmons
    Lexi Fields
    Bryce Foster
    Isaiah Gettelfinger
    Mackenzie Glass
    Ashley Hall
    Jayden Hart
    Bryson Inabnitt
    Cameron Jones
    Emma Karpowich
    Annaliese Luna

  • Education briefs: 2-26-14

    Saffell Street requests community input
    on principal search
    The site-based decision making (SBDM) Council at Saffell Street Elementary is inviting the community to provide input on what kind of principal they’d like to see at Saffell, according to a news release.
    The council hopes to name a principal by May, according to Superintendent Sheila Mitchell.