• Casey schools weekly breakfast and lunch menus

    Elementaries and
    Middle School

    Wednesday, April 27 — Sausage biscuit or scrambled eggs/toast/jelly, juice or fruit.
    Thursday, April 28 — Bacon, egg, cheese biscuit or breakfast pizza, choice of juice or fruit.
    Friday, April 29 — Gravy and biscuit, sausage or cereal/toast/jelly, apple wedges or juice.
    Monday, May 2 — Cereal/toast/jelly or pancakes, fruit cup or juice.
    Tuesday, May 3 — Bacon, egg, cheese biscuit or glazed donut, choice of fruit or juice.

  • Casey High FFA chapter meeting team wins regional title

    Community involvement and hard-working members are vital for a successful FFA year, according  to Casey County FFA advisor Brent Ware.  
    This year the members of the Casey County High School FFA chapter spent countless hours in preparation to test their abilities in various contests. Local teachers, business, and agricultural leaders helped kick things off with the first Lake Cumberland Regional Preparation Day on March 5. This served as a scrimmage for the upcoming regional contests.

  • CCHS to implement changes to ensure college and career readiness

    By Barry Lee
    CCHS Principal

    In the 2011-2012 school year, schools across the state will begin implementation of the new assessment and accountability model stemming from the passage of SB 1 in 2009. These much-needed changes will allow the focus and structure of  high schools to better serve our students as we work to prepare them for college and career pathways.  
    Casey County High School will be implementing some changes to ensure our seniors are college and career ready.  

  • JROTC’s Dining Out is April 29

    The Cadets of Casey County Air Force Junior ROTC will be hosting its Annual Dining Out on April 29 at the Casey County High School cafeteria.
    Social time will begin at 5:30 p.m., with a 6 p.m. start time for the formal program. The activities will finish at 9:30 p.m.

  • Winners announced in annual creative writing contest

    The annual creative writing contest, sponsored by Friends of the Casey County Public Library and The Casey County News, featured 172 entries in three age groups – middle school, high school, and adult.
    Winners were announced Monday, with the top three in each division receiving $75 for first place, $50 for second, and $25 for third.
    Winners in the adult division included Jessica Byrd, first; Samantha Ross, second; and LaVerne Davenport, third.
    High school winners were Jared Sizemore, first; Zachary Powers, second; and Aaron Franklin, third.

  • Constitutional Convention

    Walnut Hill Elementary fifth-graders recreated the “Constitutional Convention” on Friday morning. The delegates relived those heated debates during the sweltering summer of 1787 as they created one of the most important documents in history, the United States Constitution. The students’ performance was based on core content that the fifth grade must know before the upcoming Kentucky Core Content Assessment. The students described the basic purposes of the U.S. Government as defined in the Preamble and identified and explained the basic duties of each branch.

  • Casey schools weekly breakfast and lunch menus

    Elementaries and
    Middle School
    Wednesday, March 30 — Breakfast pizza or chicken biscuit, choice of apple wedges or juice.
    Thursday, March 31 — Pancakes or scrambled eggs, bacon, toast/jelly, choice of fruit or juice.
    Friday, April 1 — Gravy, biscuit, sausage or cereal/toast/jelly, fruit.
    Monday, April 4 — Scrambled eggs, toast and jelly or french toast, applesauce or juice.
    Tuesday, April 5 — Breakfast pizza or chicken biscuit, grapes or juice.

  • Students receive Science Olympiad honors

    Students enrolled in the science program at Casey County High School competed in the Science Olympiad Team Tournament held at Somerset Community College on March 19.
    The following students won awards:
    J.P. Sparr and Cody Helm — First, “Write It, Do It.”
    Sparr, Helm, Chris Kennedy and Holly Brockman — First, “Mission Impossible.”
    Margaret Elmore and Jakob Gawlowski — Second, “Technical Problem Solving.”

  • Students receive Science Olympiad honors
  • Eight Casey County FBLA members take home regional awards

    Eight  members of the Casey County Area Technology Center’s local Future Business Leaders of America Chapter won awards at the regional competition held March 4 at Eastern Kentucky University. Members competed in numerous business-related events.
    Tylyn Leigh captured first place in Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure.
    Second place regional winners were Sarah Coffman, Business Law; Taylor Collins, Chapter Name Tag; and Taylor Leigh, Economics.