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Education

  • Local students selected for all-district chorus

    Students from Spencer County’s elementary schools participated in the all-district choral event Oct. 8 at Spencer County Middle School. Students from Spencer, Shelby and Bullitt counties participated in all-day rehearsals, and their fans arrived for a 5 p.m. concert that featured a half-dozen songs of various sorts. The auditorium was packed to standing room only.

  • TES names September Students of the Month

    The Taylorsville Elementary School students of the month for September are Macy Nation, Bradley Teague, Dalton Mefford, Riley Collins-Shultz, Ashlyn Propheter and Lucas Maddox.

  • Grizzly Heroes named for August and September

    Pictured are Spencer County Middle School’s August and September Grizzly Heroes. The heroes include Justin Lewis, Chris Morris, Dustin Westphal, Kayleigh Eldridge, Mallory Pfieffer, Cody Spears, Blake Smith, Dalton Croxton, Emilee Hardin, Lilli Hanik, Gavin Mattingly, Amber Hahn, Jose Lopez, Alyssa Kennison, Emily Skibinski, Ryan Barrick, Ashley Medley, Jaret Cannon, Sarah Strain, Marshal Smith and Linda McCoy.
     

  • Middle School names August students of the month

    Pictured are Spencer County Middle School’s August students of the month. In back, from left, are Will Dakin, Chase Lawson and Alex Cruz. Pictured front, left to right, are Emily Skibinski, Catherine Jarboe and Madisyn Caudill.

  • 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.