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Education

  • 2011-2012 Supply List: Anderson County Middle School
  • 2011-2012 Supply Lists: Emma B. Ward Elementary
  • 2011-2012 School Supply List: Saffell Street Elementary
  • 2011-2012 Supply Lists: Robert B. Turner Elementary
  • Education briefs: 7-27-11

    Student participates in
    Governor’s School for the Arts.
    Devan Pruitt of Anderson County High School (Musical Theatre) participated in The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) at Lexington’s Transylvania University from June 19 to July 9.
    During their three-week stay, 225 student artists from 49 counties were immersed in a rigorous schedule of daily seminars, master-classes, lectures, hands-on workshops and field trips to regional arts attractions.  

  • Anderson County students travel south to Guatemala

    Three Anderson County students and their Spanish teacher started summer vacation with an eight-day educational trip to Guatemala, according to a news release.
    Amber Hume, Lajeana Wright and Elle Woolery, accompanied by Sylvia Hensley and her husband John, flew to Antigua, the original capitol of Mesoamerica.
    In Guatemala, they toured colonial churches and cathedrals, listened to demonstrations at the Museum of Mayan Music, saw the workings of a coffee plantation and a macadamia farm, haggled for handcrafted goods, and watched Mayan weavers at work in the markets.

  • Free backpacks, and other stuff

    The FamilyFunFest will celebrate its 10th year of providing free backpacks, school supplies and back-to-school entertainment July 28 from 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson County Middle School campus.
    It’s first come, first served for those who want to snag one of 750 free backpacks and school supplies available at Thursday’s event.  
    With temperatures rising, students and family members will also receive Popsicles along with their new back-to-school gear.

  • Local student receives GED

    Jeramy Hudnall of Lawrenceburg successfully completed the General Education Development test June 23 and received a certificate of completion at the Adult Education Center at Springfield Campus, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.
    To pass GED tests, participants must score higher in five subjects than 60 percent of graduating high school seniors across the nation.  
    Successful completion of the GED is a significant accomplishment and a crucial step toward further success in post secondary education and the workplace

  • Anderson County students attend Institute for Future Agriculture Leaders

    Anderson County High School students Emily Drury and Chelsea Straton recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).
    Drury, Straton and 43 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference held June 13-17 at Murray State University.
    IFAL is designed to expose high school students to college life while helping them explore the different fields of study for careers in agriculture.

  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars welcomes local student

    Erin Shields of Lawrenceburg has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
    Shields will be honored during an induction convocation this fall on the Murray State University campus, according to a news release.
    NSCS is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first- and second-year college students.
    Membership is by invitation only, based on GPA and class standing.