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Education

  • Doghouse Divided: Week 5

    “Problem with hiring me?” I repeated, hoping I didn’t sound as shaky as I felt.

  • Brown meets Bill Nye – the science guy

    Former Spencer County student Katie Brown recently met Bill Nye. Brown, an aerospace engineering major at Georgia Tech, is currently in California working for NASA at its Jet Propulsion Lab. While living on the California Institute of Technology’s campus, she attended a lecture and met two astronauts and Nye, best known for hosting the education television program, ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy.’

  • Delete Day

    Spencer County Middle School students will be participating in a state-wide initiative Friday entitled “Delete Day,” created to help youth understand the lasting implications of posting negative or untrue information about themselves or others on social networking sites.

  • Doghouse Divided: Week 4

    Library Assistant Needed
    Seeking organized individual who can develop a new section of our library to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Must be motivated, focused and punctual. Must be familiar with the Dewey Decimal System. Beginning wages - $7.50 per hour. If interested, see Mrs. Grant.

  • Doghouse Divided: Week 3

    If working for drum lessons wasn’t enough, now I would be working to pay for the kitchen window I broke when I tossed my drumsticks in the air. I was sure my parents were unhappy I’d purchased the drums without their permission and unhappy about the gaping hole we now had in our house. Dad had mentioned the drums might very well cause a civil war – at the very least a divided doghouse.

  • TES hosting family fun night

    Taylorsville Elementary School is hosting a Family Fun Night Oct. 6, 6-7 p.m. in the school gymnasium.
    The free event is part of the school’s Project Balance intiative to help educate children and their families on how to live healthier lives.
    Some of the featured events will include Zumba demonstrations, body mass index checks, dental care tips, blood pressure/blood sugar checks, food tastings, heart healthy information, rock wall climbing and information from the local health department.
    This event is free to everyone.

  • School lunch payments may now be made online

    The Spencer County School Food Service Program has begun offering parents a new, convenient option for making lunch account payments.  Parents who have an Infinite Campus Parent Portal account can log in, click on the Payments tab, follow the directions and once processed, the payment will immediately post to the child’s lunch account.  There is a .35 cent convenience fee charge per transaction. For questions about the online payment system, contact Rebecca.Gordon@spencer.kyschools.us.

  • Doghouse Divided: Week 2

    “Close your eyes,” I told Mom and Dad before pulling the sheet off of our purchase. “I want to surprise you.”

  • Ingram graduates from IWU

    Mitchell Ingram of Spencer County was among the 1,400 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies Aug. 13 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s main campus in Marion, Ind.
    Ingram received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.

  • Taylorsville Elementary says NO! to bullying

    Taylorsville Elementary School fifth graders participated in a special day to promote a positive, successful school year Aug. 19.

    The conference included teaching students about taking a stand against bullying, and how to have a bully-free school. The day was packed with activities designed to improve communication skills with peers, reduce incidences of relational aggression and help start the school year in a positive proactive way.