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Education

  • Local students named to dean’s list at Transy

    Anderson County High School graduates and Transylvania University first-year student Miriam Barager-Kemper, sophomores Alex Cheser, Katelyn Shouse and Ian Smith, and Franklin County High School graduate and Transylvania first-year student Brandon Fain have been named to the dean’s list for the 2010 fall term.
    To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term, according to the school.
    Barager-Kemper is a daughter of John Kemper and Judith Barager-Kemper of Lawrenceburg.

  • Community education classes offered

    The following classes are being offered by Anderson Community Education.
    For more information, call 839-3754 or visit www.anderson.k12.ky.us

  • Three Lawrenceburg students named to dean’s list at Georgetown College

    Three Lawrenceburg students were named to the dean’s list for the 2010 fall semester at Georgetown College, the college announced in a news release.
    The dean’s list honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 hours and a 3.7 GPA.
    Students on the dean’s list are: Lee C. Birdwhistell, daughter of Terri Birdwhistell and Ben Birdwhistell; Caty A. Osborn, daughter of Scott and Linda Osborn; and Brandy Marie Smith, daughter of Bobby and Patricia Smith.
     

  • ACE announces class offerings

    Anderson Community Education recently announced its classes scheduled to begin in early February.
    A complete list of class offerings is available in the spring brochure, which can be accessed at www.anderson.kyschools.us under the “Our Schools” tab or at the Anderson Adult Education website http://ulearn.anderson.kyschools.us/sites/ACE.
    ACE also offers adult education programs with instruction for a GED diploma, college preparation, computer literacy or English as a second language.

  • Eleven students make all-district band

    A combined 11 students from Anderson County High School and Anderson County Middle School were selected to participate in this year’s All-District Honors Band.

  • 4-H Reports
  • Local student graduates from IWU

    One Anderson County student was among the 1,740 graduates receiving degrees from Indiana Wesleyan University on Dec. 18.
    Joni Whisenhunt of 1535 Lock Road received an MBA in health care management.
    IWU is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university of the Wesleyan Church, which has its world headquarters in Indianapolis. The university was founded in 1920 and is committed to liberal arts and professional education.

  • ONLINE ONLY: District to honor school board members

    The Anderson County School system will join public school systems across the commonwealth in honoring a group of local leaders during the January observation of School Board Member Recognition Month in Kentucky, according to a news release.

  • ACE offers ‘boot camp fitness’ class

    A class called “Boot Camp Fitness” will be offered each Saturday from Jan. 8-29 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the gymnasium at Emma B. Ward Elementary School.
    The class is sponsored by Anderson Community Education, and will be taught by certified instructor Todd Barrick.
    Cost is $25.
    The four-week class will include five fitness interval sessions. Workouts will include circuit training, heart rate intervals along with strength, core and polymeric training, according to a news release.
    The class is structured to fit all levels of fitness.

  • Saffell students to present holiday concert, drama

    On Thursday, Dec. 16, Saffell Street Elementary School fourth-graders, the Saffell Players and the Saffell Singers will perform both music and drama presentations.
    Performances are planned for 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
    The fourth grade, along with the Saffell Players, the school’s after-school drama club, will present “Santa’s Holiday Playlist.”