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Education

  • PHOTO: 100 fabulous days of school!

  • UK announces fall 2012 dean’s list

    The University of Kentucky recently released its dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester.  A total of 5,780 students, a record number for one semester, were recognized for their outstanding academic performance.
    To make a dean’s list in one of the UK colleges, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.  Some UK colleges require a 3.5 GPA to make the dean’s list.

  • Three earn fall 2012 dean’s awards at EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University announced 505 dean’s award recipients for the Fall 2012 semester.
    Local students honored with the dean’s award are:
    Marissa Beth Wente, of Fisherville, a senior communication disorders major,
    Ryan Steven Conard, of Taylorsville, a junior biology pre-medical science major, and
    Eliza Brooke Fahringer, of Taylorsville, a sophomore biology major.

  • Two local students make EKU president’s list

    Eastern Kentucky University announced that 1,224 students earned president’s list honors for the Fall 2012 semester.
    Local students named to the president’s list are:
    Marissa Beth Wente, of Fisherville, a senior communication disorders major, and
    Ryan Steven Conard, of Taylorsville, a junior biology pre-medical science major.

  • Colebank named to Bethlehem honor roll

    Tyler Colebank, a senior at Bethlehem High School, was named to the school’s A-B honor roll for the third quarter of the 2012-13 academic year.

  • 2013-2014 Spencer County Public Schools Calendar

    • Opening day — Aug. 6
    • First day for students — Aug. 7
    • Professional Development Day/ No Class — Aug. 30
    • Fall break — Oct. 11-21 for students and Oct. 11-18 for faculty.
    • Data Analysis/Professional Development Day/ No Class — Oct. 21
    • Records Day/No class — Nov. 4
    • Thanksgiving Break — Nov. 27-29
    • Winter Break — Dec. 20-Jan. 6 for students and Dec. 20-Jan. 5 for faculty

  • PHOTOS: Taking the time to care

    The Taylorsville Elementary after-school tutoring program was started in September by Spencer County Middle School student Marissa Allen. Allen, who is pictured in the bottom right photo, formulated the project as part of her participation in the 2012 Harvard University Leadership Academy.  Every Wednesday, eight middle school and six high school students gather at TES after school to offer participating third-fifth grade students homework help and assistance in all subject areas.

  • Lewis-Brown earns MSLS degree at Clarion

    Lisa Lewis-Brown of Mount Eden received a MSLS degree in library science during commencement ceremonies Dec. 15 at Clarion University.
    Clarion University is the high-achieving, nationally recognized, comprehensive university that delivers a personal and challenging academic experience.

  • Two named to Georgetown College dean’s list

    Two local students made the dean’s list for fall 2012 at Georgetown College.
    The dean’s list honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 credit hours and a 3.7 GPA, according to Rosemary Allen, Ph.D., Georgetown College’s provost and academic dean.
    Those students are:
    Elizabeth B. Feldpausch of Fisherville.
    Joseph Matthew Snider of Taylorsville.

  • OCTC announces fall 2012 dean’s list

    The following Spencer County natives were named to the fall dean’s list at Owensboro Community and Technical College:
    Jessica Renee Collins
    Joseph Allen Conner
    Anthony J. Criss
    Allison Kate Hayse
    McKenzie L. Schulte
    Natalie Renee Sickbert
    Michele Rene Winstead
    A full-time student earning at least a 3.5 GPA and successfully completing 12 hours or more of course work numbered 100 or above for the academic term shall be included in the full-time student dean’s list.