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Early Childhood Screening

Call Spencer Co. Preschool at 477-3210 for a brief prescreening interview if you have concerns that your child’s development may be delayed in the areas of hearing, vision, cognitive thinking skills, speech/language, self-help adaptive skills, socialization, and/or motor development. This screening is offered to Spencer County children 3 or 4 years of age. The screening will be held May 26-27 by appointment at Spencer County Preschool.

Project Graduation


The seniors of SCHS and their parents have just completed a cookbook. They are on sale now for $10 until May 1. If interested, please contact any member of the senior class of call Connie at 538-4785. All proceeds from this cookbook will go toward Project Graduation.

Kentucky teacher awards

Nominations for the 2010 Kentucky Teacher Awards may be submitted electronically by visiting kentuckytoy.com. The deadline for nominations is May 15.

Any full-time public school teacher in the state with at least three years of experience is eligible. Additional qualifications are cited on the application. Teachers may be nominated by students or their parents, teaching peers, principals or superintendents or anyone from the community who has an interest in honoring an outstanding educator.

All nominated teachers are required to complete a formal application, which must be submitted by June 30. Award winners will receive a cash gift of $500; two of the three finalists will receive a cash gift of $3,000; and the Teacher of the Year will receive a cash prize of $10,000, along with an exciting professional development opportunity.  The Kentucky Teacher of the Year then will represent the state in the National Teacher of the Year competition.