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Education

  • 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.

  • Doghouse Divided: Week 1

    “Whew! I had no idea pulling the wagon home from the Martins’ yard sale would be so exhausting!”

  • PHOTOS: Supporting the troops

    Taylorsville Elementary students have been busy collecting items to send to Kentucky troops deployed to Iraq. The  students collected enough items to send more than 40 care packages to service men and women in hopes to boost morale. The school hopes to mail the packages out this week.

  • Five Spencer County High students attend Governor's Scholars Program 2011

    Five students from Spencer County were named as participants in the Governor’s Scholar Program for 2011 in last week’s edition of the Spencer Magnet.

    When recognized by the Governor’s office, Governor’s Scholar students are organized and recognized in the Congressional district determined by their home residency.

  • Five Spencer County High students attend Governor's Scholars Program 2011

    Five students from Spencer County were named as participants in the Governor’s Scholar Program for 2011 in last week’s edition of the Spencer Magnet.

    When recognized by the Governor’s office, Governor’s Scholar students are organized and recognized in the Congressional district determined by their home residency.

  • Five Spencer County High students attend Governor's Scholars Program 2011

    Five students from Spencer County were named as participants in the Governor’s Scholar Program for 2011 in last week’s edition of the Spencer Magnet.

    When recognized by the Governor’s office, Governor’s Scholar students are organized and recognized in the Congressional district determined by their home residency.

  • Seven Spencer students name Sent. Jeff Green scholars

    Seven students from Spencer County have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars. Students earn this designation by achieving a 4.0 grade point average all four years of high school and scoring at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship awards.

    Their awards may be renewed each year of college if they continue high scholastic achievement, making the total value of their KEES worth $10,000.

  • Spencer students benefit from early college program

    By CHRISTINA L. KERN, Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University recently served as host to students from Spencer County participating in an early college program.
    The program was for students who just completed eighth grade and are going into high school this fall, according to Dr. DeWayne Frazier, associate vice president for academic affairs.

  • PHOTO: Stretching into the first day of preschool

    Students in Mrs. Neyhart’s class at Spencer County Preschool do some stretching and dancing during circle time on their first day of preschool on Thursday. Morning students started their school year on Wednesday, and afternoon students followed suit the next day.

  • Cox graduates from nursing school

    Shawna Jewell Cox graduated from the Galen College of Nursing on July 22.
    Cox, now a registered nurse, plans to go back to school to study forensic nursing and hopes to become a nurse practitioner.
    Cox and her husband, Roman, live in Louisville.
    She is a daughter of Glenna Chesser and Roy Dale and Celia Jewell of Taylorsville.
    Her grandparents are Carletta Jewell, the late Kenneth Jewell and the late Ivy and Leon Chesser, all of Taylorsville.