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Education

  • Meet the middle school FCA
  • Saffell Street Elementary names students to honor roll

    Saffell Street Elementary released its honor roll list for the second nine weeks:

    Fourth grade

    Shields

    A/B Honor Roll
    Kamryn Carmickle
    Carver Chapman
    Gabe Clark
    Bia Kinney
    Molly Mullins
    Kalista Newton
    Tyler Rice
    Jaelyn Thompson
    Emma Van Hook

    Dadisman

    All A
    Jacob Eads
    Anna Foley
    Fiona Gabhart
    Linda McNulty
    Kaylee Scales-Conklin
    Brody Wells

    A/B Honor Roll

  • Meet the middle school Better World Club
  • Meet the high school CPS club
  • Lego Legends take second, qualify for national competition

    The Lego Legends, a 4-H Lego robotics team comprised of 10 students ages 9-14 from Franklin, Anderson and Mercer counties, recently returned home with second highest honors from the Kentucky state First Lego League tournament. The tournament was held on the campus of Western Kentucky University on Jan. 14 and included 44 other qualifying teams.

  • BYOT: Bring your own technology

    Students in Anderson County Schools are trading their No. 2 pencils for personal iPads and e-readers in an effort to further integrate technology into district curriculum and classrooms.
    Bret Foster, chief information officer, said about 59 percent of Kentucky school districts offer a “bring your own device” policy, but few have implemented it on Anderson County’s scale.  
    As frontrunners in this endeavor, Foster said, the district starting providing a proxy online network in September 2011 for all grades kindergarten through 12th.  

  • Hannah Drury spells ‘abbreviation’ to win district spelling bee

    Seventh grader Hannah Drury, after three years of competing in Anderson’s district spelling bee, won the Kentucky Farm Bureau district spell-off on Jan. 19.
    Drury, who is a student at Anderson Middle School, said she’s been competing in the spelling bee since the fourth grade.
    The closest she’s gotten to winning the district bee was in fifth grade, she said, when she finished in fourth place.
    “I can’t believe it,” Drury said of her first place win. “I’m still shaking.”

  • Marching in Frankfort for Inauguration Parade
  • High school hosts parent connection

    Anderson County High School will host its second installment of Parent Connection Night this year on Jan. 31.
    Parents are encouraged to meet faculty and learn more about opportunities for their students between 3:30-5:30 p.m.
    Parents may contact the guidance office to schedule individual parent/teacher conferences at 839-5118.  
    Jo Newton from KHEAA and Tara Lowder, the high school’s college coach, will be available in the east wing computer lab for students and parents to learn more about the FAFSA process, financial aid and college planning.

  • Academy releases honor roll

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg released its honor roll for the second nine weeks:
    Middle and high school
    Administrator’s Commendation (4.0 and higher)
    Leon Baeslack
    Robert Bird
    Forrest Bowman
    Shaylyn Burton
    Blaine Carpenter
    Brooke Carpenter
    Brette Elliott
    Emma Gay
    Dillon Harper
    Caleb Hatton
    Felix Hilsky
    Nancy Lee Holt
    Logan Lynn
    Sydney Peyton
    Ben Pinkston
    Nathan Ward
    Christian Weeks