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Education

  • Pre-registration now going on at local elementary schools

    Spencer County Elementary School

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  • Spencer Elementary kindergarten registration to be held Feb. 28 - March 9

    Spencer County Elementary School’s kindergarten registration will be held Feb. 28 through March from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

    Children who will be five years old by Oct. 1, 2011, and are not currently enrolled in Spencer County Preschool should register.

  • Snow forces school board to extend school year

    Much like the snow this winter, the Spencer County School Board has been forced to deal with missed days that continue to pile up.

    The Board met in a special-called meeting Monday night to decide how the district’s five schools would make up the nine days and nine hours that students have missed thus far. Board members moved to amend the school calendar so that students would be in session on President’s Day, Feb. 21, and on the district professional development day of March 14.

  • SCHS to host 30th district tourney

    Six straight nights of basketball at Spencer County High School will begin next week and local fans hope it will end with the Bears and Lady Bears advancing to the next round of postseason play.

    Spencer County is hosting the 30th District Tournament beginning Monday night and pairings and ticket information have been released. The small gym (capacity listed at 1,350) means Bear fans might need to arrive early to ensure they’ll be there to cheer on the blue.

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  • Dean's list announcements

    WKU Dean's List

    The names of the Western Kentucky University students who were named to the dean’s and president’s list for the Fall 2010 semester have been announced.

    The following Taylorsville students were named to the list: Brenda M. Sherlock, Kelsey L. Wagner, Stefanie J. Green, Allison J. Beeson, Brooke C. Armstrong and Kathryn E. Minyard.

  • High school to get 'near-peer' college coach

    Students at Spencer County High School may get help preparing for college by working with a coach from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
    KHEAA has recruited recent college graduates to be “near-peer” coaches for high school students in 24 schools across the Commonwealth.

  • DJ Carey named SCHS student of the week

    Spencer County High School freshman DJ Carey has been named the school’s student of the week. Carey plans to get a job or go to college after graduating and is inspired by his parents. Outside of school, he enjoys riding ATVs, fishing and playing badminton. Carey said if he could describe himself in one word, it would be “quiet.” He hopes to one day visit Europe and his favorite food is pizza. If he had one superpower, he would create a machine that manufactures money, so he could have all the money he ever wanted.

  • Grizzly heroes recognized

    Congratulations to the Spencer County Middle School Grizzly Heroes for the months of November and December.