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Schools

  • Showing their Rebel pride

    A large part of a high school senior’s final year is Spirit Week, leading up to the big homecoming event. 

    But before a new Homecoming King and Queen are crowned during halftime of the Rebels’ game with 

    McQueary Central on Friday, Sept. 27, students will have an opportunity to participate in a full slate of activities to “get in the spirit,” said Jackie Allen, a science teacher at CCHS and pep club advisor.

    On Sept. 17, the entire CCHS student body cast their votes for the next King and Queen. 

  • Casey High ACT scores up 2 points in last five years

    The Kentucky Department of Education recently released average ACT scores for 2013, and Casey County High School students posted a composite score of 19.1, up .2 over last year and up two full percentage points since 2009 — but still .1 shy of the state average of 19.2.

    The composite score is an average of the four content areas — English, math, reading, and science.

  • Casey County bus routes for 2013-14 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., Westlake Dr., Whipp Ave. LES

  • Two from Casey County graduate from Rogers Scholars program

     Two CCHS students graduate from 2013 Class of Rogers Scholars 

    Karey Sellers and Morgan Emerson graduated this summer from The Center for Rural Development’s 2013 Class of Rogers Scholars.

  • Casey County CECC awarded $7,900 grant

     Young students in Casey County will benefit from one of nearly 60 grants awarded by the state.

    State officials announced nearly $1.2 million in funding for 58 Community Early Childhood Councils in 91 Kentucky counties.

  • Walnut Hill is county’s first to use ‘The Leader in Me’

     Thanks to a generous grant, Walnut Hill Elementary is the first school in Casey County to implement The Leader in Me program.

  • Casey County student graduates from ELI

     A Casey County student learned what it takes to start and manage a successful business venture this summer at The Center for Rural Development’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI).

  • Seniors earn more than $1.2M in scholarships, awards

     After 13 years working toward academic excellence, the hard work has paid off for the Casey County High School Class of 2013. 

  • Chamber honors CCHS, CCMS students

    “We always hear about bad news,” Casey County Chamber of Commerce Coordinator Blaine Staat said, “but there’s plenty of good news, too.”
    Wednesday, April 25, was “a day to focus on the good news,” he said.
    That’s exactly what the chamber did as they honored 20 top students from the Casey County High School and Middle School.
    With local officials and family members in attendance, the students were presented awards “as an acknowledgment of their success.”

  • Winners announced in creative writing contest

    The fifth annual creative writing contest, sponsored by the Casey County Public Library, Liberty/Casey County Chamber of Commerce, and The Casey County News, featured 102 entries in three age groups — adult, middle school and high school.
    The top three in each age division received monetary awards — $75 for first place, $50 for second, and $25 for third.
    Winners in the adult division were Mike Dean, first; Fr. Patrick L. Dolan. second; and Patti Jensen, third.