• LES celebrates World School Milk Day

    Students at Liberty Elementary decided to bring back the stylish “milk mustache” in celebration of World School Milk Day on Sept. 25.
    Students gathered outside not only to learn all about the milk they drink each day, but to see exactly where it comes from.
    Greg Goode, a Casey County dairy farmer, brought two of his dairy calves for students to pet on Wednesday.
    Despite the fact that Casey County is a mostly rural area, Goode said a lot of kids are still too far removed from the farms where their food and dairy products come from.

  • Casey School District says goodbye to 95 years of experience

    With more than 95 years of combined experience, three Casey County School District instructional supervisors will retire on Oct. 1.  

    ‘Once a teacher,
    always a teacher’
    At least that is what Terry Price said, despite the fact that she is retiring from the Casey County School District after 28 years.
    Terry Price’s career began in Woodford County. From there, she moved south to Georgia, where she taught for a year before coming home to Casey County.

  • Elementary schools offer school readiness workshops

    Jones Park Elementary and Walnut Hill Elementary are offering a free parent workshop series to help local families ensure their young children are prepared for school.

  • Bus routes announced for 2014-2015 school year

    #091 ― JOHNNY LONG – Jones Park Pre-School.  *JP
    #092 ― GARLAND DAVIS, Brook Dr., Calhoun Crk., Carmicle View Apts, Dillon St., Dry Ridge, Ellison Dr., Hickman Crk., Wallace Wilkinson Blvd., West Lake Dr., Whipp St., Hidden Valley Rd. LES
    #093 ― TONY  BUIS, 127 Loop, Cundiff Rd., Goose Creek, Ky. 910, Owens Branch, Ralph Evans Rd., River Rd., Thomas Ridge, Thomas Ridge Spur, U.S. 127 South. #WH

  • Students return to class Aug. 7

    School administrators are eager and excited about the upcoming school year.
    All across Casey County, preparations are being made to welcome students to a positive and spirited school experience.
    New for this year, all students in the Casey School District will eat breakfast and lunch at no cost.

    Casey County High School
    New offerings at CCHS are sure to help students be prepared to either enter college or the workplace.

  • School board adopts calendar for 2014-15

    The Casey County Board of Education has adopted the 2014-15 school calendar, based on teachers’ preferences and input from parents.
    Meeting on June 9, board members heard Superintendent Marion Sowders say that 197 certified personnel were polled, with 167 responding, and given two options as to the upcoming school year.

  • CCHS FFA members get top honors at banquet

    By Kendell Monday
    FFA Reporter

    Three Casey County High School FFA members captured top honors on May 1 at the annual year-end banquet held at the high school cafeteria.
    Austin Morgan won the award as the Star Chapter Farmer and Elizabeth McDonald took home the Star in Placement award.
    Marcus Salyers was recognized for his participation in FFA activities ― livestock judging, dairy judging, state and national convention, and parliamentary procedures team.

  • Casey students named 2014 Rogers Explorers

    Casey County students Laci Lee, Austin Harne, Tristan Elmore, Harley Byrd, and Macie Emerson have been selected by The Center for Rural Development to build their math, science, and technology skills this summer at the 2014 Rogers Explorers youth leadership program.
    One hundred and fifty middle school graduates from Southern and Eastern Kentucky will converge on the campuses of five Kentucky colleges and universities for this year’s Rogers Explorers program. It is the largest class ever in the history of the eight-year-old program.

  • LES recognizes honor roll, perfect attendance

    Honor Roll

  • Students recognized at Friends of Education event

    Casey County Friends of Education recently sponsored its annual academic awards reception for middle school and high school students. All students awards achieved at least at 3.5 grade point average.
    Middle school door prize winners were Shayla Brown, Katie Noe, Daniel Terwilliger and Kaitlyn Sallee.
    High school door prize winners were Justice Cundiff, Alan Durham, and Tiffany Riggins.
    Nicholas Twilley was the winner of the Galazy Netbook.