• Casey schools weekly breakfast and lunch menus Sept. 28-30

    Elementary &
    Middle School
    Wednesday, Sept. 28 — Breakfast burrito or ham biscuit, applesauce.
    Thursday, Sept. 29 — Waffles or bacon, egg, cheese biscuit, choice of juice.
    Friday, Sept. 30 — Gravy biscuit, sausage or cake donut, choice of juice.

    Wednesday, Sept. 28 — Chicken nuggets or chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes/gravy, green beans, wheat bread, Extavia.

  • 61 participate in 2011 Apple Festival Spelling Bee

    Sixty-one students participated in the annual Apple Festival Spelling Bee. Schools represented were Galilean Christian School, Jones Park Elementary, Liberty Elementary and Walnut Hill Elementary. . A student qualified by winning a competition in the homeroom or language arts classes of his or her school. Some qualified as alternates when room winners could not compete.  

  • Casey schools weekly breakfast and lunch menus

    Elementary &
    Middle School
    Wednesday, Sept. 21 — Bacon, egg, cheese biscuit or breakfast burrito, fresh fruit.
    Thursday, Sept. 22 — No school.
    Friday, Sept. 23 — No school.
    Monday, Sept. 26 — Cereal, waffle or breakfast pizza, juice.
    Tuesday, Sept. 27 — Cereal, poptart or sausage biscuit, fresh fruit.
    Wednesday, Sept. 28 — Breakfast burrito or ham biscuit, applesauce.


  • PAWSitive Panthers

    These students at Jones Park Elementary have been named PAWSitive Panthers for August. Front row, from left, are Mason Jenkins, Jordan Phelps, McKayla Yocam, Ashley Pittman, Ansley Hatter and Sophia Lynn. Middle row, Destiny Richardson, Sadie Godbey, Victoria Gadberry, Halie Dick and Hannah Napier. Back row, Barbara Woodall, Katelynn Deshon, Myla McGowan, Ethen Spears, Lacey Elliott, Katie Colwell and Shay Lee. Absent are Kaylee Wilkinson, Karlie Hundley and Tracy Phelps.

  • School board approves hiring soccer coaches

    Casey County Middle School students are going to have an opportunity to compete in a sport that is played mostly outside the U.S. but is rapidly gaining popularity here at home.
    The Casey County Board of Education approved a motion Sept. 12 to hire two coaches for a boys’ and girls’ soccer team.
    CCMS Assistant Principal Jeff Emerson, who made the presentation to the board, said that during the open houses in August at each elementary school and at the middle school, parents and students were asked to express their interest in a soccer program.

  • WHE Winner's Circle

    Walnut Hill Elementary has named its students to the September Winner’s Circle for exemplifying the Thoroughbred Traits of respectful, responsible, safe and successful.

    They include Emily Goode, Jaden Luttrell, Brandy Johnson, Aaron Hughes, Jaylin Caudill, Mason Jeffries, Laura Bastin, Jessica Rosario, Sarah Pendleton, Leticia Rosario, Sadie Edwards, Abby Vaughn, Maci Vaughn, Maggie Hussey, Natalie Duggins, Justin Luttrell, William Gossage, Lexi Kane, Laura Cuin, Britt Pendleton, Jordan Clements, Presley Woodrum, Abbie Durham and Ally Phelps.

  • Casey schools breakfast and lunch menus Sept. 14-21

    Elementary &
    Middle School

    Wednesday, Sept. 14 — Scrambled eggs, toast/jelly or cereal/toast/jelly, juice.
    Thursday, Sept. 15 — Breakfast pizza or cake donut, orange juice.
    Friday, Sept. 16 — Gravy, biscuit, sausage or cake donut, choice of juice.
    Monday, Sept. 19 — Scrambled eggs, sausage link, toast/jelly or mini pancakes, choice of juice.
    Tuesday, Sept. 20 — Schoolmade cinnamon roll or ham biscuit, choice of juice.

  • Casey ATC gets top marks in state testing

    Students at the Casey County Area Technology Center are the best — and now they’ve got the test results to prove it.
    Curtis K. Morris, Youth Services Coordinator with the Lake Cumberland Area Development District Workforce Development,told Casey County board members Monday night that students from Casey ATC scored best-in-state out of 54 technical schools on the Workkeys Test.
    Morris said that the test is the technical school companion to the ACT test taken by high school students to determine their readiness for college.

  • Knowing traffic rules is essential for school bus safety

    For 23 million students nationwide, the school day begins and ends with a trip on a school bus. The greatest risk is not riding the bus, but approaching or leaving the bus.
    Before children go back to school or start school for the first time, it is essential that adults and children know traffic safety rules.

    —When backing out of a driveway or leaving a garage, watch out for children walking or bicycling to school.

  • Bus routes for 2011-2012 school year

    The school buses will be back on the roads next week, as local bus drivers run 38 routes, serve approximately 2,500 students daily, and cover more than 500,000 miles during the course of the school year.
    Buses will deliver students to Casey County High School and Casey County Middle School in the mornings. Those listed with an asterisk (*) will not go to the high school and middle school in the morning, and those with a pound sign (#) will not go to the high school and middle school in the afternoon.