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Education

  • PHOTO: Bowman named SCHS August student of the month

    The Student Council at Spencer County High School would like to congratulate sophomore Sarah Bowman on being chosen as the August Student of the Month.
    Sarah was nominated by Ms. Kathy Fickel, Special Education teacher.

  • SCHS student participates in ‘Drive to Stay Alive’ program

    Spencer County High School student, Lee ‘Buddy’ Perry, was among 23 students throughout the state selected by Kentucky State Police to participate in the “Drive to Stay Alive” academy. The program ran from Sept. 5-9 and was held at the KSP Headquarters in Frankfort.

  • PHOTOS: Getting college and career ready

    Last Monday, students at Spencer County High School had the opportunity to obtain college information from a variety of colleges and businesses who attended the school’s college and career fair. Over 50 colleges and businesses signed up to participate.

  • UNLEASHED: Chapter 1

    Chapter 1

    Go to www.kypress.com to hear Woody read each chapter and try the interactive chapter activities. Thanks to Kentucky Utilities/LG&E, Kentucky Office for Adventure Tourism, Kentucky Press Association and Newspaper in Education for helping to make this statewide literacy project possible.

    “Well, Woody, it looks as if all your numbers are higher than last year,” the doctor said as he went over my test results.
    “That’s awesome!” I exclaimed, puffing out my chest.

  • Photo: Keeping the community safe

    Lt. Rick Jewell of the Taylorsville Police Department stands next to a highway safety trailer from the state. The trailer is one-of-a-kind in Kentucky and contains lights, signs and other safety equipment useful in setting up the traffic checkpoints. The equipment was in Taylorsville over the Labor Day weekend.

  • Four students named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars

    Four students from Spencer County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority for their outstanding academic performance in high school. Students earn this designation by achieving a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and scoring at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

  • Martin named to dean’s list at Centre

    Amber Martin of Taylorsville was recently named to the spring dean’s list at Centre College.
    Martin is the daughter of Kyle and Catherine Martin and is a graduate of Spencer County High School.
    Students named to the dean’s list at Centre maintain at least a 3.6 grade point average.

  • Robinson earns $3,000 scholarship

    The CWA Joe Beirne Foundation recently announced that Chelsey Joan Robinson has been selected to receive a $3,000 scholarship award to help meet her expenses for the 2012-13 school year.

  • PHOTO: Adams receives KASA award

    Spencer County Schools Superintendent Chuck Adams, right, was named Administrator of the Year by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators. Presenting Adams with the award is Wayne Young, KASA executive secretary.

  • PHOTO: Second-grader wins Kohl’s scholarship

    Avery Burkhardt, a son of Tiffany Burkhardt and grandson of Mike and Linda Dudukovich, recently won his second Kohl’s Cares Scholarship, ‘in recognition of his outstanding volunteer efforts and contributions within his community.’ Avery will be entering the third grade at Spencer County Elementary School this fall.