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Education

  • Bluegrass Cellular calls on area students to create ad for wireless safety campaign

    As part of Bluegrass Cellular’s wireless safety initiative, “Drive Now Text L8R,” the company is challenging central Kentucky high school students to create a video public service announcement (PSA) about the dangers of distracted driving.
    The Drive Now Text L8R PSA contest is open to students attending high school in the 40-county Bluegrass Cellular service area. PSAs must be received by Sept. 30. A panel of judges will rate the PSAs on creativity, originality and consistency of the Drive Now Text L8R message theme.

  • PSAT Test will be administered on October 12

    The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT. It also gives students a chance to enter the NMSC scholarship programs and gain access to college and career planning tools. The PSAT measures the skills your student has developed over the course of his education. These include:
    • Critical reading skills
    • Math problem-solving skills
    • Writing skills

  • Second house-building project is underway
  • KSP asks motorists to be cautious around buses

    For some 23 million students nationwide, the school day begins and ends with a trip on a school bus. Unfortunately, each year many children are injured and even killed in school bus related crashes.
    Last year, Kentucky had 985 school bus related crashes resulting in 278 injuries and four deaths. With school starting in many communities, KSP Spokesman Lt. David Jude is urging motorists to be alert for loading and unloading school buses.

  • School bus gets stuck Friday afternoon

    Some Marion County students were delayed getting home Friday afternoon when a school bus got stuck while trying to turn around.

    Bus No. 992, which was driven by Fred Browning, got hung up on the edge of the road at the intersection of George Beaven Road and Hwy. 52.

    No one was injured in the incident and a second bus came to get the students and the driver, according to Scott Spalding, transportation director for Marion County Public Schools.

  • School bus gets stuck Friday afternoon

    Some Marion County students were delayed getting home when a school bus got stuck while trying to turn around Friday afternoon.

    Bus No. 992, which was driven by Fred Browning, got hung up on the edge of the road at the intersection of George Beaven Road and Hwy. 52.

    No one was injured in the incident and a second bus came to get the students and the driver, according to Scott Spalding, transportation director for Marion County Public Schools.

  • Tech center students build and sell home

     

  • Twenty-six students earn AP Scholar Awards

    The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP Exams. About 18 percent of the more than 1.9 million students worldwide who took AP Exams performed at a sufficiently high level to also earn an AP Scholar Award.
    The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students’ performance on AP Exams.

  • Orientation helps students get acquainted

     

    Ninety-seven freshmen filled the halls of Bethlehem High School on July 27 for freshmen orientation.  
    Students spent the afternoon getting acquainted with fellow freshmen, finding their classrooms, meeting their teachers, and enjoying time with the Bethlehem family.
    Later in the evening, parents joined their students for dinner and an information session. Aug. 3 saw the beginning of school with 321 students, the largest enrollment in recent years.

  • 8-17 school menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, Aug. 22: Pancake and sausage on a stick with maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, Aug. 23: Scrambled eggs and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, Aug. 24: Granola breakfast cookie and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, Aug. 25: Baked ham and biscuit or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.