• Casey elementary schools list fourth six weeks honor rolls

    Jones Park Elementary
    Mrs. Wesley’s kindergarten+ — All As, Cody Brinkley, Cordell Brooks, Emily Burkhart, Madison Chansler, Ashley Crowe, Natalie Floyd, Rose Freund, Benton Hayes, Emily Hill, Spencer Lane, Jesus Mares, Tanner McKnight, Winston Means, Kassidy Piercy and Kylee Sheene; As & Bs, Jordan Phelps.

  • Walnut Hill Winner's Circle

    Walnut Hill Elementary has named its Thoroughbred Traits Winner’s Circle students for January.
    They include Kenan Knifely, Ally Phelps, Connor Barnett, Jordan Watson, Gabby Vaughn, Morgan Smith, Sean Propes, Hailey Terry, Ansley Brown, Devan Polston, Hannah Malone, Jordan Mitchell, Will Thompson, Brea Howard, Monica Wells, Dylan Price, Brianna Perez, Nicholas Roy, Alyonah Kidd, Nathaniel Terry, Gabby Johnson, Gracie Wilson and Daniel Moore.

  • Eaves wins district essay contest

    Kembree Eaves, a fifth-grader at Jones Park Elementary, was the winner of the Middle Cumberland District AARP’s “Grandparent of the Year” essay writing contest.
    Kembree was also the county winner, and her essay advanced to compete with other students in the district comprised of Casey, Adair, Russell, Wayne, Pulaski and McCreary counties. She also received a $50 savings bond from AARP as the district winner.
    Her essay will now be entered in the state level competition, with the winner announced in April.

  • Schools weekly breakfast and lunch menus

    Elementaries and
    Middle School
    Wednesday, March 16 — Bacon, egg, cheese biscuit or super donut, choice of juice or fruit.
    Thursday, March 17 — Pancakes or breakfast pizza, fruit or juice.
    Friday, March 18 — Gravy biscuit, sausage, fruit or juice.
    Monday, March 21 — Breakfast pizza or scrambled eggs, toast, choice of juice or fruit.
    Tuesday, March 22 — Breakfast burrito, pancakes, fresh fruit or juice.

  • Casey joins in celebration of National FFA Week

    By Hannah Allen
    FFA Reporter

    National FFA Week, celebrated Feb. 19-26, was an opportunity for FFA members from across the nation to share their enthusiasm and love for agriculture and its future.
    The Casey County chapter participated in many activities during the week including a daily theme ranging from boot day to official dress.
    Thursday and Friday were pork burger cookout days for FFA members and high school staff and community supporters.

  • ‘Read Across America’

    There was a whole lot of readin’ goin’ on Wednesday morning, as Casey County students joined with others across the country to celebrate “Read Across America” day, a tribute to beloved children’s author, Dr. Seuss’, birthday.
    Sponsored by the National Education Association every March 2, the event encourages schools to get their young people excited about reading.
    According to Tammy Spears, library media specialist at Liberty Elementary, Liberty, Jones Park and Walnut Hill all participated in various motivational activities.

  • Casey County schools weekly breakfast and lunch menus

    Elementaries and
    Middle School
    Wednesday, Feb. 23 — Breakfast pizza or breakfast burrito, choice of fruit or juice.
    Thursday, Feb. 24 — Scrambled eggs, toast, jelly or sausage biscuit, juice or fruit.
    Friday, Feb. 25 — Gravy and biscuit, ham or waffle, fruit cup or juice.
    Monday, Feb. 28 — Poptart/cereal or chicken fritter biscuit, fruit cup or juice.
    Tuesday, March 1 — Pancakes or sausage biscuit, fruit or juice.

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  • Eaves wins 'Grandparent of the Year' essay contest

    Kembree Eaves, a fifth-grader at Jones Park Elementary, and the daughter of Justin and Rebecca Eaves, is this year’s winner of Casey County’s Grandparent of the Year essay contest.
    Kembree received a check for $25 from the Casey County Retired Teachers Association. She, along with her grandfather, Cleophas Slone, her father, Justin Eaves, and her teacher, Ginger Emerson, were lunch guests of the Retired Teachers Association at their February meeting.

  • Casey schools weekly breakfast and lunch menus

    Elementaries and
    Middle School
    Wednesday, Feb. 9 — Chocolate gravy, ham/biscuit or cereal/toast/jelly, fruit or juice.
    Thursday, Feb. 10 — Breakfast pizza or chicken fritter biscuit, fresh apple wedges or choice of juice.
    Friday, Feb. 11 — Gravy and biscuit, sausage or cereal/toast/jelly, fruit cup or juice.
    Monday, Feb. 14 — Sausage biscuit or breakfast pizza, choice of fruit or juice.
    Tuesday, Feb. 15 — Breakfast burrito or pancakes, choice of fruit cup or juice.