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Education

  • 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.

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  • 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.”

  • 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.