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Education

  • Shelburne graduates from University of Kentucky

    Tommy Wilson Shelburne, of Taylorsville, graduated from the University of Kentucky on May 19 with a bachelor’s degree from the college of fine arts.  Shelburne has a graphic design degree, which he earned earlier and has been professionally using that experience for a couple of years.  He has worked for UK part-time while attending classes.
    He is a son of David and Jane Shelburne and a Spencer County High School graduate.

  • Heiss 'goes the distance' for Spencer County Schools

    Taylorsville Elementary School Counselor Heidi Heiss received the 2011 Going the Distance Award for Spencer County Schools. Heiss was commended for the extra effort she put in during the 2010-11 school year to help families in the district.

  • TES year-end honor roll

    The following Taylorsville Elementary students were named to the All A honor roll for the 2010-2011 school year:
    Connor Foster, Madison Goodlett, Jacob Goodwin, Joshua Hall, Jaynie Heckert, Joshua Richards, Allie Roberts, Zachary Tipton and Hunter Wethington.
    The following Taylorsville Elementary Students were named to the A/B  honor roll for the 2010-2011 school year:
    Third grade:

  • TES Chorus wins big

    Recently the Taylorsville Elementary School Chorus under the direction of music teacher, Erin Kelley, competed in the Music in the Parks Competition at Kings Island.

  • Fire training for school workers

    The Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Department conducted a fire safety training for Spencer County Schools on June 3.

    Members of the custodial, maintenance, Bear Care, and cafeteria staff experienced hands-on training with the proper procedure for using fire extinguishers. Spencer County Schools Director of Operations Brett Beaverson said hopefully none of the school employees will have to use the training, but felt good to know that many employees are trained in using a fire extiguisher.

  • High school recognized for work with exchange students

    The EF Foundation recently recognized Spencer County High School for all of its efforts in working with Katharina and Thibault (T-bo) as exchange students this past school year.  In the picture with three people are Linda Goldy, school counselor, Robyn Baxter, vice principal and Katharina Meissneitzer, an exchange student from Austria.

  • Free meals for children at TES through July 1

    The Spencer County School System is currently participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals are provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children.
    There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals are being provided at Taylorsville Elementary School through July 1. Breakfast is served from 8:30 a.m. until 9 a.m. and lunch is served from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m.
    The meals are provided through the United States Department of Agriculture. For more information or to file a discrimination complaint, call 866-632-9992.

  • The Far Middle: June 8
  • Taylorsville Elementary recognizes students of the month

    The Taylorsville Elementary Students of the Month were Jenna Pegram, Dakota Nation, Wyatt Nation, Mackenzie Bell, Zachary Greyling and Chelsea Stevens.

  • Local Whitefield Academy student named a Governor’s Scholar

    Elk Creek resident Mandy Smith was recently selected for the 2011 Kentucky Governor’s Scholar Program. Smith is a junior at Whitefield Academy in Louisville and has a weighted GPA of 4.5. She is ranked first in her class. Smith plays high school golf and participates in the Musselman-Dunne Summer Golf Tour. She qualified as an individual in the 2010 girls state golf tournament. She plays both piano and organ for Riverview Baptist Church and works in the children’s ministry on Sunday and Wednesday nights. She is the daughter of Mary Ann and Ronnie Smith.