• Education briefs 4-15-2015

    Hewitt to graduate

    Jennifer Cloer Hewitt, daughter of late Ruth A. and Robert T. Cloer and sister of late Gerald C. Locker will graduate May 3 from Cincinnati State in Cincinnati.

    She has maintained a combined GPA of 3.78 and will be graduating with honors during a ceremony at Xavier


  • Mustang Media claims top spot in state
  • Turner students enjoy Career Day

    Left, Amy Womack with Anderson County EMS gives Robert B. Turner Elementary School students an up-close look at an ambulance during Career Day last Friday at the school. Center, Deputy Patrick Beasley of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office and his K-9 partner, Cooper, put on a demonstration during the event. Right, County Attorney Bobbi Jo Lewis, center, and Assistant County Attorney Tiffany Azzinaro speak with students.

  • Education briefs

    School choirs to perform Thursday

    The All District Honors Choir is scheduled to perform Thursday, April 9 at 6 p.m.

    The concert will be held in the Bearcat Theater, located at Anderson County High School.

    The performance will feature students from Robert B. Turner, Emma B. Ward and Saffell Street elementary schools, along with students from the middle and high schools. They will be under the direction of Sue Lou Smith.

    The concert is free and open to the public.

  • Turner names citizens of the month
  • Saffell Street students participate in Math Madness
  • Christian Academy students learn about Seder

    Some students at the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg recently participated in a Messianic Passover Seder, the school announced.

    A Seder is a traditional Jewish feast that marks the beginning of Passover and commemorates the freeing of the Hebrews from the Egyptians.

    A Messianic Seder does this but also adds the element of honoring Jesus as the final passover lamb and symbolizes his death and resurrection, school officials said.

  • Turner Elementary students participate in ‘Ag Adventures’

    An estimated 500 students at Robert B. Turner Elementary School participated in an “Ag Adventures” program March 17 sponsored by Farm Bureau, according to a news release.

    Students watched as a demonstrator portrayed a chef filming a live cooking show who, with the help of a talking horse named Derby, taught the students the origins of pizza. Students learned that the most important ingredients for pizza are the sun, air, water and nutrients from the soil, according to the news release.

  • Ward students show off science skills

    By Nancy Royden, Special to The Anderson News

    The displays in this year’s science fair at Emma B. Ward Elementary School were put under the microscope more than they have been during the past years, science teacher Jane Thompson said.

    “We are looking for what would be expected in competition,” she said Friday at the school while surrounded by a room laden with science displays created mostly by fourth-grade students.

  • Turner Elementary School names honor roll students

    From staff reports

    The following students were named to the second-quarter honor roll at Robert B. Turner Elementary School, according to information provided by the school.

    Fourth grade

    All A’s

    Alena Andrukov

    Gracie Birch

    Abigail Frasure

    Joseph Frasure

    Olivia Griffin

    Wyatt McEndree

    Jack Rhody

    Laney Rowland

    Taylor Sanders

    Jade Trent

    Connor Asher

    Megan Conway

    Dani Edwards