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Education

  • 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.

  • Stevenson-Tolle a Mercy graduate
  • Codner recognized as SCHS Student of the Week

    Spencer County High School student Trevor Codner was recently recognized as Student of the Week. He is a freshman at SCHS. Some interesting facts about him include that people refer to him as, “Cod, T-Cod and Tre Cod.” Codner is interested in sports, computers, fishing and boating. He most admires his father and hopes to one day be an engineer.

  • The Far Middle: June 1
  • Devine awarded scholarships to Bellarmine

    Maverick Devine, son of Rick and Connie Devine, has been awarded several scholarships to Bellarmine University.

    Devine has already registered for the computer engineering program and will begin classes in the fall semester.
    He is a senior at Spencer County High School.
    Devine played freshman basketball and baseball, junior varsity baseball, was on the tennis team his junior year, and was a member of the soccer team for four years. He joined the cheerleaders his senior year and will join the Knight’s cheerleading squad.