• Anderson Community Education sets fall schedule

    From staff reports

    Anderson Community Education, located at 219 East Woodford St., Lawrenceburg has announced its schedule of fall classes.

    For more information or to register for classes, visit the center, call 839-3754 or email Jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us.

    The center also offers community education programs including Students with a Goal for those 17 to 24 who need to further their education; Jobs Academy and workplace assessments; computer literacy; college preparation; Apple Corps; and Trailblazers volunteer opportunities.

  • Education briefs

    Robert B. Turner open house Aug. 8

    Open House at Robert B. Turner Elementary School is planned for Aug. 8.

    Kindergarten, first, and second grades will visit from 4:45 to 5:30 p.m.

    Third-, fourth-, fifth-graders will visit from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m.

    Parents and students will be able to visit classrooms.

    Refreshments will be served in the cafeteria.

    TIPS night at ACHS Aug. 8

    TIPS night at Anderson County High School from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 8.

    Registration begins at 6 p.m.

  • Education briefs

    Sixth grade open house set at ACMS

    Anderson County Middle School will host an open house for incoming sixth-graders from 5:30 to 7 p.m. July 26.

    The school supply list for sixth-graders is: Binder/Trapper Keeper; 8 three-holed pocket folders; markers, crayons, or colored pencils; composition notebook (science); 1 five-subject notebook (math); pencils; loose-leaf paper; 1 highlighter; index cards (literacy); and dry erase markers (math).

  • Daycare costs go up for Saffell St. parents, down at Turner

    Daycare rates at Robert B. Turner Elementary School will drop $5. Rates at Saffell Street Elementary School will rise $5.

    Currently, parents are charged $45 for one week of daycare per child. For families with more than one student, the cost of the second child is $35 per week or $10 per day.

    “The goal is to ensure all daycares are self-sufficient and fund themselves,” schools superintendent Sheila Mitchell said.

  • Teachers honored, earn scholarships

    From staff reports

    Several Anderson County teachers were among those honored during the 30th annual Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony at Campbellsville University.

    The university honored 199 teachers from 70 Kentucky school districts during the event, and announced “Pay It Forward” scholarships totaling nearly $200,000, according to a news release.

    Each of the teachers honored will receive a $1,000 scholarship to be used toward any online master’s degree program at the univer-sity.

  • Education briefs

    Students graduate from EKU

    Twelve area students were among the 1,909 graduates at Eastern Kentucky Uni-versity recently.

  • Hudson wins essay contest

    Emily Hudson, left, is congratulated by Patty Klink, right, president of the Anderson County Retired Teachers Association, for winning an essay contest for fifth-graders in which they wrote about their grandparents. Emily, who attended Emma B. Ward Elementary School, wrote about her grandfather Harold Todd, center. Lisa Hudson, Emily’s writing teacher, also received a gift. The contest was sponsored by the Anderson County Retired Teachers Association and the American Association of Retired Persons.

  • Education briefs

    Three named to dean’s

    list at Cumberlands

    The University of the Cumberlands has named three local students to its dean’s list for the 2016 spring semester.

    Madison Garrett, Kaitlyn Riley, and Hannah Wampler, all of Lawrenceburg, earned this distinction.

    To be eligible for dean’s list students must earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 and be in good standing.

    Dual credit scholarships announced

  • Smith earns KSP diploma
  • Art contest winners