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Education

  • Harrison County Band students participate in EKU Clinic

    A concert on Saturday, Feb. 22, was the culminating event for 13 Harrison County Band students who participated in the 25th Annual Eastern Kentucky University Honor Band Clinic.  
    Students were selected for participation in the clinic based, in part, on director nominations.
    The clinic weekend began on Thursday evening with a round of auditions that determined seating for those selected to participate.

  • Academic briefs

    The Western Kentucky University forensics team won the 2014 Kentucky Forensic Association state tournament on Saturday, Feb. 22, keeping alive a 24-year streak that began in 1991.
    WKU was triple-crowned the team individual events sweepstakes state champion, the team debate sweepstakes state champion and the overall team sweepstakes state champion. This year’s tournament, hosted at Gateway Community and Technical College in Florence, featured teams from all across the Commonwealth participating in speech and debate events.

  • School Menus

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Pancakes with syrup, yogurt or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Cinnamon toast, string cheese or cereal, toast, yogurt, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Scrambled eggs, yogurt or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.

  • Safe driving. “Alive at 25”
  • HCHS speech team takes first in team efficiency at state tournament

    The HCHS speech team received first place in team efficiency in the state at the KESDA speech tournament last weekend.
    The following team members competed: Erin Bradford, Lauren Shepard, Harry Smith, Kellsie Kennedy, Wylie Caudill, Alycia Schaum, Ross Smith, Jared Thomas, Amber Schools, Jacob Sanders, Marie Bowen and Katie Stein.
    The team earned an average of 25 points per competitor making them the most efficient team in the state.  

  • Superintendent evaluation process undergoing a major change

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

     

     

  • Withers named associate provost of undergraduate education

    Benjamin C. Withers, who has led the University of Kentucky Division of Undergraduate Education at the interim level, has been named the associate provost for undergraduate education. He officially took over the position Feb. 1.
    The announcement was made by Provost Christine Riordan at the recommendation of the search committee, led by Scott Kelley, and consisting of the following members:
    Associate Professor Ruth Beattie, Department of Biology;
    Assistant Director of Academic Initiatives Trisha Clement, Residence Life;

  • Mr. Mojo brings message to empower Harrison County students

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    “Every person in every school can make a difference” was the key message that Mr. Mojo, a nationally celebrated anti-bullying spokesperson, brought to Harrison County school students Monday.
    Mr. Mojo, also known as Travis Brown, is the high energy spokesperson behind a national campaign to address school bullying. His “No Bullying” tour has received backing from the MTV cable channel and several major media outlets nationwide.

  • Academic briefs

    BARNETT, GRENIER, WILLHOIT
    Kassandra R. Barnett, Kelly N. Grenier, and Sarah K. Willhoit of Cynthiana have been named to Fall 2013 Dean’s List at Berea College.  A student is named to the Dean’s List who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

    MCTC DEAN’S LIST
    Maysville Community and Technical College has released the Dean’s List for full- and part-time students for the Fall 2013 semester.

  • LVC basketball team to play Friday at City Hall

    Basketball has been one answer this winter to the need for a student activity schedule for Licking Valley Campus students.
    Tracy Stamper and Trina Shields collaborated with officials at City Hall and worked hard to encourage participation. The opportunity is open for men and women students, staff members and faculty.
    Five sessions are on the schedule for this winter’s game times and practices.
    The first intramural game was Feb. 7. Others are planned for Feb. 21, March 14 and March 21.