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Education

  • Financial aid tip for students

    When it comes to comparing the costs of various colleges, remember that on the broadest level, costs can be tangible or intangible. To save money, follow these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
    Tangible costs include tuition and fees and room and board.
    Intangible costs include everything else: textbooks and supplies; computers; and personal items, such as shampoo, clothes, entertainment, laundry, and other expenses.

  • Academic briefs

    KCTCS
    The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) announces its 2016 All-Academic Team and the Kentucky New Century Scholar. This marks the 15th year for the All-Academic team that celebrates the accomplishments of 32 KCTCS students, two students from each of the 16 colleges. These students are elected through a rigorous process based on scholarship, community service, activities and honors.

  • School Menus

    May 9-13
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Choice of: Mini Eggo waffles or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Nutrigran bar with yogurt or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast slider or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Pancake sausage or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • EKU journalism student from Cynthiana wins first place in SPJ Mark of Excellence contest

    A series on heroin addiction in a rural community written by an Eastern Kentucky University journalism student won first place for In-Depth Reporting in the Society of Professional Journalists Region 5 Mark of Excellence Awards.
    Daniel Klapheke, a junior journalism and broadcast double major from Cynthiana, wrote “The Pursuit of Joy: A Battle for Faith, Hope and Integrity” while a 2015 Kentucky Press Association intern at The Falmouth Outlook. He is managing editor for The Eastern Progress student newspaper.

  • MCC/LVC to hold graduation ceremonies on May 9

    The Kentucky Community and Technical College System will honor graduates from the spring and fall semesters in May at Maysville Community College/Licking Valley Campus at the Harrison County High School auditorium on Monday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m.
    Student speaker will be Carley Smith.

  • School Menus

    May 2-6
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Biscuit and gravy or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Soft mini bagel with cinnamon cheese or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Sausage, egg and cheese slider or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • School Menus

    April 25-29
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Choice of: Mini French toast or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Biscuit and sausage or Pop-tart with yogurt or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Sunrise flatbread or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • HCMS Arts and Residence

    Harrison County Middle School was awarded a TAT grant through the Ky. Arts Council. This grant allows an artist to come into the school and work with the teachers to promote art. The Chinese Artist and dance instructor, Shuling Fister, has been the artist in residence for the grant. Fister came to HCMS to instruct and teach students about the art, culture and language of China. Every school in the state of Kentucky is required to provide arts instruction for every student as part of the Arts & Humanities Program Review.

  • Local actors featured in Georgetown College Maskrafters Theatre production

    Cynthiana’s own Harry Smith has the leading role of John Dodge with Ross Smith featured in the ensemble cast when the Georgetown College Maskrafters, Kentucky’s oldest collegiate theatre group, present the drama, Middletown, this weekend, April 15-17. Friday and Saturday performances in the Ruth Pearce Wilson Lab Theatre are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. with a Sunday matinee at 2:30 p.m.

  • Knapp is essay contest winner

    Jonathan Knapp, Westside Elementary, has been selected as the winner of the Harrison County “2015-2016 Grandparent of the Year” essay contest sponsored by AARP Kentucky and the Kentucky Retired Teachers’ Association (KRTA). Jonathan is the son of Dwana Tolbert Dye and Eric Knapp.