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Today's Features

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    Megan Dysinger is the sophomore Most Valuable Bear at Spencer County High School for November. She is a positive, polite and hardworking young lady. She takes time to assist other students who are struggling, without being asked. She is always eager, pleasant and courteous to everyone – students and adults. She is one of the most uplifting students at SCHS. Dysinger is in the band and is a cheerleader. She plans to attend Morehead State University to major in music.

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    About 1,200 grandparents visited Spencer County Elementary School last week as the school hosted its annual Grandparents Days.

    “It’s very important to us, as a community school, to reach out into the community,” principal Mark Thomas said.

    Grandparents Day was held Tuesday for Kindergartners and fifth-graders, Wednesday for first- and second-graders, and Friday for third- and fourth-graders. The grandparents spent 30 minutes to an hour with their grandchildren in class and then ate lunch with them in the cafeteria.

  • Are you ready for tomorrow? I hope you are looking forward to it, but be honest…is there a little concern there too? We all want that perfect family day, but then none of us have perfect families. So expecting a perfect family day may be setting our sights a little too high.

  • An attitude of gratitude is a powerful thing. It is a powerful thing because it has the ability to change, strengthen and safeguard the hearts of people. During a week when we celebrate the holiday of Thanksgiving, we should also recognize the power of thanksgiving.

  • Sign-ups for Christmas Toy sale

    The Spencer County Ministerial Association’s Christmas Toy Sale signups will be Monday, Nov. 30, and Friday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Love My Neighbor Thrift Store in Taylorsville.
    Those wishing to sign up need to bring either a note from the Spencer County Schools showing that their child is on the free and reduced lunch program, or proof of insurance through the KCHIP program.

    Tree of Life

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    Winners of the recycling bin decorating contest were announced Friday.

  • Don’t jump the gun when it comes to planting spring flowering bulbs this fall. Spring bulbs are best planted once soil temperatures cool to about 55 degrees, so wait until we have had at least two weeks of sweater weather. If it is too cool outside without a jacket, then it’s just right for planting bulbs.

  • The following students had perfect attendance during the first nine-week grading period at Spencer County Elementary School:

    Kindergarten:

    Bristol Bottoms, Mason Broderick, Landon Drumright, Jackson Finch, Kameron Fowler, Paige Fugate, Jazlyn Huizar, Lochlan Husband, Brian Jeffries, Savannah Kersey, Kyndal Neville, Leelynn Olges, Cali Opell, Landon Peers, Alexis Purvis, Mallory Rattliff, Ayden Rose, Robert Ruthstrom Caiden Sloan, Jade Slucher, Angel Watts

    First Grade:

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    WKU’s Department of Engineering conducted the 16th annual Kentucky Bluegrass Robotics Competition on Saturday (Nov. 7).

    This WKU Engineering Department outreach competition provides secondary school students with a challenging engineering design problem to solve, and offers school faculty and mentors an interesting team project to use as an example of engineering principles.

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    Taylorsville Elementary School Great Students of the Month for September and October.