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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.”

  • Local student honored for research at state science meeting

    Torey Gilkison of Lawrenceburg was honored for her research at the 2010 Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting.
    Gilkison was awarded second place in the ecology and environmental science category of the 2010 Undergraduate Paper Presentation Competition.
    Gilkison, a high school senior, attends the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky.
    She was selected during her sophomore year at Anderson County High School to spend the last two years of her high school career at the Gatton Academy.

  • Versailles students send care packages to Afghanistan

    Several classes from Southside Elementary in Versailles gathered supplies and wrote letters to send to the Marines in Afghanistan, according to Monica Elmore, who helped organize the project.

  • High school plans ‘Parent Connection Night’

    The faculty and staff of Anderson County High School invite all parents to attend the second Parent Connection Night of the year, the school announced in a news release.
    Parent Connection Night will be Thursday, Dec. 9 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
    Information about the evening’s activities, as provided by the high school, is below.
    For more information, contact Bridget Wells, associate principal, or the guidance office at 839-5118.

  • Scholarships now available to local seniors

    The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) will be accepting applications for Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarships through Feb. 1, 2011, the agency announced.
    Students who will graduate from a Kentucky high school or earn a diploma through a home school program during the 2010-11 academic year are eligible to apply. The scholarships are worth up to $1,500 a year for four years of college.

  • 4-H Reports - 12/1

    Ms. Wise’s class at Turner Elementary

  • Spanish students honored at Kentucky Stars Breakfast

    Three Anderson County High School Spanish students were honored guests at the annual convention of Kentucky’s World Language Teachers in Lexington in September.

  • Students in the news - 11/10

    Saffell to host Veterans Day celebration
    Saffell Street Elementary School will host a Veterans Day celebration on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 9 a.m.
    The school is collaborating with the Anderson County High School band, which will perform during the event.
    Three teachers at the school are veterans and will speak during the celebration.
    Saffell’s all-district honors choir members will also perform.
    Veterans, their families and other community members are invited to attend.