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Education

  • 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.

  • School Menus

    April 18-22
    * 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 pizza or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Pancake sausage or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Choice of: Super bun or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Financial aid tip for students; compare award letters to find best college deal

    By now, most high school seniors headed for college will be receiving financial aid award letters. Seniors and their parents should read those letters carefully, the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) advises.
    The letter will usually show  the total cost of attendance - what that school costs for one year, including tuition, fees, room, meals, books, supplies, transportation and personal expenses.

  • School Menus

    April 11-15
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal; 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.