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Education

  • Local middle school student pages for Sen. Hornback

    Sen. Paul Hornback (R-Shelbyville) poses for a picture with Zoe Brook-Jeffiers. Zoe, the daughter of Mark and Paige Brooks-Jeffiers and an eighth grader at Spencer County Middle School, paged for Hornback on Feb. 24.

  • Grant money helps Taylorsville Elementary improve health, wellness of students

    Kentucky is ranked fourth in the United States for overweight/obese children, and Taylorsville Elementary School’s Healthy Lifestyle Coach Robin Mayes said Spencer County’s youth are certainly not exempt from that statistic.

  • Gregory to represent Spencer at seminar

    Adrian Gregory, daughter of Ronald and Amy Gregory, has been selected as the Spencer County High School Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar participant.

  • Read Across America week

    Each year the Spencer County Education Association sponsors Read Across America week. The week- long events center around Dr. Seuss’s birthday which is March 2nd. To celebrate, the Cat in the Hat made an appearance on the Bearly News at SCES. Each student in the district receives a Cat in the Hat sticker and is invited to participate in the daily events.  Pictured is The Bearly News crew with the Cat in the Hat and the WCUB logo.

     

  • SCHS students nominated for Governor’s Scholars Program

    Spencer County High School recently announced the names of six students who have been selected as candidates to participate in Governor’s Scholars Program this summer.

  • The Far Middle: March 9
  • GED test free through June 30

    Beginning March 15 and running through June 30, GED exams will be free through the Spencer County Adult Education Program and the Lifelong Learning Center.
    The GED test normally costs test-takers $55, according to a news release.
    For more information or to schedule a testing appointment, stop by the center at 406 Main Cross .
    You can also call 502-477-3265 and ask to speak with Jennifer Griffith or Lola Sipes.

  • Spencer County families can host exchange students

    Many locals may be unaware of an excellent opportunity to host a foreign exchange student, right here in Spencer County.
    Sally Crespo has been a Spencer County coordinator for the Education First Foundation for Foreign Study for several years.

  • TES students recognized for perfect attendance in January

    The following Taylorsville Elementary students had perfect attendance in January:
    Ms. Twyman: Tylen Chesser, Sydney Druin, Andrew Gibson, Jacob Maddox, Brennan Temple, Trish Vires, Alexandria Wheatley, Langleigh Winters, Cole Wright.
    Ms. Sweazy: Kali Coleman, Isaac Downs, James Hall, Baileigh Lee, Stephen Perry, Annie Riggs, Melody Sharp, Bradley Teague.
    Ms. Cundiff: Ella Brown, Wyatt Cook, Paul Cordonnier, Tanner Hance, Hallie Helton, Justin Kendrick, Justin McKinney, Marcus Milian, Taylor Rogers, Madison Upchurch, Jaydin Vargas.

  • Taylorsville Elementary students make honor roll

    Students named to the Taylorsville Elementary School principal’s “all-A” honor roll for the second nine weeks are:
    Ms. Buynak: Madison Goodlett, Destiny McDonald, Allie Roberts, Kaylee Waldridge, Hunter Wethington
    Ms. Catlett: McKenzie Bell, Joshua Hall, Jaynie Heckert
    Ms. Tanner: Hunter Chesser, Joshua Richards, Jacob Wurts
    Ms. Hodgens: Lindsey Bush, Cassidy Davis, Deborah Lewis
    Ms. Mullins: Emma Coke, Lucus Maddox
    Mr. Seabolt: Jacob Cundiff, Ashley Ebertshauser
    Ms. Coy: Zachary Tipton, Tyler Wurts