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Education

  • PHOTO: TES Students of the Month for March announced

    The Taylorsville Elementary School Students of the Month for March were Rebecca Ridener, Annie Grace Riggs, Carmello Spencer, Mary Young, Caden Little and and Shelby Garrett.

  • Middle school band signups are April 24 starting at 3 p.m.

    Interested in signing your child for Spencer County Middle School band?
    According to SCMS band director Taylor Stampfer, studies show that band students have higher GPAs and ACT scores overall than other students. Studies also show that studying music increases reading and math scores as well as help create a well-rounded individual, Stampfer said.
    Learning how to play an instrument is a skill that will last a lifetime, and joining band will give students an opportunity to perform, compete, and travel.  

  • Navy trumpeter to perform with SCMS seventh grade band

    The Spencer County Middle School Seventh Grade Band is excited and honored to have an exceptional musical experience this spring — performing with a professional musician.

  • 'MADD' about good decisions

    Kelly Samples’ screams rang out through the Spencer County Middle School auditorium on the morning of April 2.

  • State warns consumers about fake GED tests

    Courtesy of the Kentucky Press News Service

  • The Far Middle: April 4
  • COLUMN: Montell hosts SCHS student during 2012 session

    Rep. Brad Montell, R-Shelbyville (58th District), recently hosted Corey Thomas, a senior at Spencer County High School, for a two-day mentoring program with the Kentucky House of Representatives in Frankfort for the 2012 Legislative Session. Thomas, the son of Charlie and Cindy Thomas, is a Governor’s Scholar and has applied for consideration as a McConnell Scholar with the University of Louisville.

  • Education briefs — 4.4.12

    Oder awarded Eastern Kentucky University Regents Scholarship
    Hundreds of incoming freshmen and transfer students already have accepted merit-based scholarships to attend Eastern Kentucky University.
    Merritt Oder, a Spencer County High School student, was awarded a Regents Scholarship.
    Students who qualify for merit-based scholarships have until May 1 to accept them, Morris said. (Additional scholarship recipients will be announced later.)

  • Students donate to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

    During the week of Feb. 27 to March 2, Spencer County High School first period students were “at war” — war against cystic fibrosis that is.
    In his service project for the National Honor Society, Cory Howard challenged students to bring coins in each day to donate to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for the treatment and race for a cure of the disease.

  • PHOTO: Going above and beyond

    Spencer County High School senior Lindsey Matherly gives an interview about her senior project and her course load at the Spencer County Board of Education’s March meeting. Matherly discussed what life is like for a senior who works part-time, takes advanced placement classes and still attempts to have a social life. Board members Shannon Medley and Scott Travis listen as Matherly discusses her goals and what drives her to overachieve.