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Education

  • Middle, high school drama students to perform ‘The Hobbit’

    Magic descends on Taylorsville this week as the Spencer County middle and high school drama students perform their production of “The Hobbit.”

    The show opens on Thursday, May 10 at 7pm in the middle school theater. The cost is $2 for students and $4 for adults. Other performances are on May 11 and 12 at 7pm and Sunday, May 13 at 2pm.

    Auditions for the play were in February. Twenty-eight actors and twenty-three crew members have worked hard to get the play ready. Approximately 70% of the students involved are from the middle school.

  • PHOTOS: Reality check

    The Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Department, Spencer County EMS and Taylorsville Police Department put together this mock crash scene at Spencer County High School last Wednesday as a reminder to students to drive safely and responsibly, especially with a milestone event like graduation coming soon.

  • PHOTOS: Raising balloons, raising awareness

    Students at Spencer County Preschool and Spencer County Head Start release balloons into the air on Thursday in observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Each balloon had a note inside asking whoever finds it to do a kind act for a child. The note also included contact information for those who released it, so they can hear how the kindness spreads.

  • Students teach peers to ‘pay it forward’

    One good deed can spur another and another and another.

  • 2012 SCHS band solos and ensembles honorees

    Congratulations goes to the Spencer County High School’s band members who competed in Solos and Ensembles held at East Oldham Middle School.

  • PHOTO: U of L honors band

    These students were selected for the annual University of Louisville Honors Band. This band was directed by Dr. Fred Speck. The students that were selected are pictured from left  beginning with the first row: Madolyn Bennett, Hannah Nall, Jasmine Thomas and Amy Herndon. Second row: Brandon Conard, Paige Ruddell, Mike Bruce and. Caleb Fulkerson.
     

  • PHOTOS: Driving and walking the line

    Spencer County High School students got to see what it’s like to drive while impaired by alcohol or other drugs during a demonstration on April 6. Students also gave walking a straight line in the demonstration goggles a try.

  • PHOTO: All district band

  • PHOTO: Seven selected for WKU honors band

    These students were selected from 900 students who auditioned for the Western Kentucky University Honors Band. They were under the direction of Richard Murphy, director of band, Columbia Central High School of Tennessee and Dr. Linda Moorehouse, professor of music, University of Illinois. The students who were selected are pictured above from left to right: Sarah Bowman, Bryce Martin, John Mathre, Joseph Snider, Susan Mann, Daniel Montgomery and Todd Clemens.   
     

  • State warns consumers about fake GED tests

    Kentucky Adult Education, a unit of the Council on Postsecondary Education, issued a consumer alert Monday regarding fraudulent websites claiming to offer high school and GED diplomas for a fee through the Internet.
    “Kentuckians need to know there is one way to earn a GED credential and that is through a test administered onsite at an Official GED Testing Center,” Reecie Stagnolia, vice president for Kentucky Adult Education, said in a press release from the state.