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Education

  • Buckle up, Bearcats
  • Saffell names April Citizens of Month
  • Turner Elementary names honor students

    The following students were named honor students at Robert B. Turner Elementary School for the third marking period.
    Their names were provided by the school.

    Third grade
    Mrs. Hutton
    All A’s
    Tanner Cornish
    Dalton Crane
    Spencer Davis
    Ben Jennings
    Mickey Mullins
    Cekiera Nation
    Drew Smith
    Gracie Snider
    Jessica Watson

    All A’s and B’s
    Kieran Birdwhistell
    Korbin Blankenship
    Zach Fields
    Gabriel Gettelfinger

  • Buy a plant, help a student

    Getting ready to plant a garden?
    The Anderson County High School Greenhouse is open and is offering a variety of plants sure to get you started.
    The greenhouse, which is operated by the district’s agricultural students, offers several varieties of tomato and pepper plants, along with herbs, flowering bedding plants and hanging baskets.
    The greenhouse is open Monday through Friday from 2 to 4 p.m., and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Middle school students perform
  • Middle school students perform

    Anderson County Middle School students involved in band and chorus participated recently in the District Festival.
    Seventh- and eighth-grade students performed at the Oldham County Center for the Arts and presented two selections for adjudication.
    The chorus, accompanied by eighth-grade humanities teacher Ginger Warren, sang “Cantate Hodie” and “The River Sleeps Beneath the Sky,” both by Mary Lynn Lightfoot. Students received proficient-plus ratings from all three judges, which means they were very close to receiving a distinguished rating.

  • Two high school students inducted into honor society

    Two Anderson County students are among 53 inducted recently into National Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society for first year students at University of the Cumberlands.
    They are Taylor Gillis and Tanner Yankey.
    Membership in Alpha Lambda Delta is open to full-time freshmen students who earn a scholastic average of 3.5 or better at a four-year college or university.

  • 4-H reports

    Today our president, Jamie Bingham, selected Kyle and Hailey to lead us in our pledges. Cameron Harrod called roll by asking what your favorite ice cream flavor is.
    Our president asked if we had any old business to talk about and we did. Ethan asked about the clubs we talked about at our last meeting.
    Next we watched a video on 4-H camp and talked about it.
    Zoe and Clay adjourned our meeting.
    —by Madison Wallace
    Action KIDS 4-H club at Ward Elementary

  • Saffell Street Elementary announces honor roll students

    Students on the third nine week honor roll in the at Saffell Elementary are:

    Shields — fourth grade
    All A’s
    Thomas Holmes
    A’s and B’s
    Nich Kiem
    Dadisman – fourth grade
    A’s and B’s
    Jordan Batista
    Hunter Hays
    Keagan Hill
    Chloe Phelps
    Audrey Rice
    Cassidy Smith
    Trenton Watson

    Woods — fourth grade
    A’s and B’s
    Mason Gullett
    Jaden  Harvey
    Leawna Isham

  • Aerobics, Tae Bo classes scheduled

    Classes in aerobics and Tae Bo will begin April 18 at Saffell Street Elementary School, Anderson Community Education announced.
    The classes will be held for six weeks on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6 to 7.
    Cost is $29.
    The class includes warm-up, strength endurance with hand weights, leg exercises, jabs, punches, kick boxing, and cool down.
    Participants should bring a mat or towel, 1 to 5 pounds of hand weights and bottled water.
    Registration will take place the night of the first class, according to a news release.