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Cuba Named National Title I Distinguished School
Thursday, April 17, 2014 7:28 AM
Two Kentucky schools have been recognized as part of the National Title I Association’s National Title I Distinguished Schools program. Schools are chosen in two categories. Beechwood Elementary (Beechwood Ind.) is the state’s category 1 school, a school that has exceeded adequate yearly progress for two or more years. Cuba Elementary (Graves Co.) is the state’s category 2 ...
MCU Aftermath: Sadness, Anger, Uncertainty
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 6:23 PM
In the aftermath of Tuesday night's announcement at Mid-Continent University, staff and students are feeling a myriad of emotions. Several staff members have posted comments on Facebook, expressing their sadness over this week's events, and saying that they are drained after the emotional roller coaster of the last couple of months. One employee at the school Tuesday night revealed that ...
Graves High Spring Plant Sale Underway
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 10:51 AM
The Graves County High School Horticulture Department Spring Plant Sale is underway, with sale hours between 7:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. The sale includes a large variety of bedding plants, ferns, and assorted hanging baskets. Also available are tomatoes, peppers, and select herbs. The Horticulture Department is located at the back corner of GCHS at the end closest to ...
LBL Offers Field Trip Grants to Schools
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 3:53 AM
Grants are now available to educators interested in taking students on field trips to Land Between The Lakes, the 170,000-acre recreation area on the Kentucky-Tennessee border. The grants are available to public school districts within 100 miles of the recreation area between the Cumberland and Tennessee rivers. The grants will help schools cover the cost of transportation, ...
MCU To Shut Down June 30, Many Staff Volunteering
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 10:17 PM
Mid-Continent University has laid off all of its faculty and staff, but classes will still be held Wednesday. After a 3-1/2 hour trustees meeting Tuesday night, interim president Tom Walden said there was no money for payroll. "It became my responsibility to tell all of the staff and the faculty that we would not have any employees tomorrow, that we had to lay off every employee because of ...
All Mid-Continent Personnel Laid Off
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 6:05 PM
UPDATE: Sources have confirmed to West Kentucky Star that all Mid-Continent University faculty and staff have been dismissed. EARLIER STORY: Reports indicate that at least part of Mid-Continent University is closing. A confidential source said Tuesday that at a brief meeting on campus, some staff at Mid-Continent University were told not to report to work after today, and some ...
WKCTC Offers Microsoft Excel Classes in May
Saturday, April 12, 2014 10:11 PM
West Kentucky Community and Technical College is offering Microsoft Excel 2010 classes beginning May 8. Microsoft Excel 2010 for Beginners will cover basic skills for individuals just starting to use spreadsheet program. The three-week class will be held Thursday evenings on May 8, 15 and 22 from 6-8 pm in the Emerging Technology Center, Room 112. The course cost is $95. Course topics ...
Cheer Team Suprises Coach for Autism Awareness Day
Friday, April 11, 2014 9:19 AM
Each April, Autism Speaks celebrates “Light It Up Blue” in commemoration of World Autism Awareness Day. “Light It Up Blue” is a global initiative that kicks off Autism Awareness Month and helps raise awareness about autism. In honor of the historic day, many iconic landmarks, sporting venues, bridges, and stores are among the thousands of communities that “Light It ...
April: 1st Annual Homeschooler's Month at LBL
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 6:18 PM
All educators are invited to plan a learning experience outdoors during the 1st ever Homeschooler’s Month across Land Between The Lakes (LBL). Plan a field trip to Land Between The Lakes to use the outdoors as your classroom anytime; this new program in April offers a passport of learning. Pick up your “Land Between The Lakes Explorers Passport” during April at ...
Graves County Adds Time to Elementary School Days
Thursday, March 20, 2014 7:05 PM
The Graves County School District's elementary schools only will add time to school days, starting Monday, April 7, in order to improve the district's options in finalizing the 2013-14 school calendar. Here are the new starting and ending times for each school, beginning April 7: Central Elementary will begin class at 7:30 a.m. and end at 3:08 p.m. All other elementary schools in the Graves ...
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