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Schools

  • WKU President's, Dean's list

    Eight Casey County area students have been named to the Dean’s List or President’s List at Western Kentucky University for the Fall 2008 semester.

    Students on the Dean’s List have a grade point average of 3.4 to 3.79, while those on the President’s List have a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0. To be eligible for either list, a student must have at least 12 hours of coursework that semester.

  • Fielding competing for 2009 Miss Valentine at Campbellsville Univ.

    A Casey County native is among nine students at Campbellsville University competing for the title of 2009 Miss Valentine.

  • EKU Spotlight Day to be held Feb. 21

    Eastern Kentucky University will welcome prospective students and their families to the Richmond campus Saturday, Feb. 21, for the first Spotlight Day of the spring semester.

    High school seniors and juniors, prospective transfers and their families have a special invitation to visit the Richmond campus for the event, which will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. in the Student Services Building lobby. The event continues through 2 p.m. The $30 application fee will be waived for all those who apply at the event.

  • Science fair set for Feb.17

    The Casey County Science Fair will be held Tuesday, Feb. 17 at the Casey County High School cafeteria.

    Set-up for participants will be held on Friday from 3-5 p.m., with exhibits open to the public from 3-5 and after 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Participants will be interviewed between 5-7 p.m.

    The fair will feature science demonstrations and refreshments in the cafeteria between 5-7. Awards will be presented at 7:30 p.m.

  • Science fair set for Feb.17

    The Casey County Science Fair will be held Tuesday, Feb. 17 at the Casey County High School cafeteria.

    Set-up for participants will be held on Friday from 3-5 p.m., with exhibits open to the public from 3-5 and after 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Participants will be interviewed between 5-7 p.m.

    The fair will feature science demonstrations and refreshments in the cafeteria between 5-7. Awards will be presented at 7:30 p.m.

  • State scholarship program helps students become teachers

    Kentucky students who want to become teachers may qualify for a scholarship from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

    Applicants must show financial need and must be enrolled full-time in a teacher education program at a participating Kentucky college to receive a KHEAA Teacher Scholarship. Teachers who are already certified are not eligible.

  • Schools doing well with nutrition, activity

    Casey County public school students are accustomed to receiving report cards on how well they do scholastically. Now, their schools are being assessed as to how well they do with nutrition and physical activity.

    Teresa Terry, Food Services Director for the Casey County School System, presented the results of the 2008 Nutrition and Physical Activity Report Card to the Board of Education Jan. 12.

    Nutrition meets standards

  • Grant awarded for fitness at Jones Park

    It’s a fact — overweight children have up to an 80 percent chance of becoming overweight or obese as an adult, according to the Lake Cumberland District Health Department.

    And three teachers at Jones Park Elementary School did something that will address the obesity issue of some students while boosting the physical fitness level of all their students. They submitted a grant application last year seeking $25,000 from the LCDHD — and won.

  • Lincoln play to be held at Liberty Elementary Feb. 12

    The Center for Rural Development’s Arts Education and Culture Outreach Program is bringing a free arts education program in celebration of the 200th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s birth to Liberty Elementary at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12.

  • Jones Park releases honor roll, perfect attendance for third six weeks

    Honor Roll

    Mrs. Bates’ first grade — All As, Sierra McAninch, Shelby Dalton, Jacklyn Keith, Ethan Clements, Sadie Godbey, Lacy Lewis, Victoria Gadberry, Malachi Hatter, Garrett Carrier, Destiny Rayborn, Ethan Parton and Jalie Buis; As & Bs, Moses Smith, Collin Hatter, Sabrina Ipock, Jessica Crowe, Chris Meyer, Olivia Caron and Rylan Buis.