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Calloway's Pile Finalist For KY Teacher of Year
Friday, October 24, 2014 7:05 AM
The Kentucky 2015 Teacher of the Year is Jefferson County third-grade teacher Sarah Reed. She was named Thursday from 24 statewide finalists, which included Scott Pile of Calloway County Middle School. Pile has spent his twelve-year career teaching science in Calloway County. He is the academic team coach, and faculty sponsor for Lakers for Christ. Pile received his ...
PTHS Class of '84 Makes Donation to Library
Thursday, October 23, 2014 8:48 PM
The PTHS Class of 1984 has donated $400.02 to the Paducah Tilghman Library. These funds were left from their recent successful 30th reunion due to the excellent attendance and frugal planning. This reunion was special in that several classmates anonymously donated extra so others could attend at no charge. All door prizes were donated, others worked behind the scenes and gave their time and ...
IL Grant Will Install LED Lighting on SIU Campus
Thursday, October 23, 2014 5:35 PM
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced Thursday that the state will invest $1.5 million to improve campus safety at Southern Illinois University Carbondale by upgrading lighting along campus walkways. The investment is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to improve public safety across Illinois. “All people of Illinois deserve to feel safe, especially while they are at their college ...
Gov. Beshear Proclaims ‘Safe Schools Week’
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:43 PM
Governor Steve Beshear has proclaimed this week as Safe Schools Week in Kentucky, a designation that coincides with the first meeting of the Kentucky Youth Bullying Prevention Task Force. The task force, created last month by Gov. Beshear to study bullying in schools and recommend practices and policies to help foster safer, harassment-free school environments, held its first meeting ...
Ballard Students Selected for Honors Choir
Monday, October 20, 2014 8:40 PM
Several Ballard Memorial High School students were selected by audition for this year’s 1st District Honor Choir on September 30 at Marshall County High School. Shown in the photo from left are: (back row) Melody Miller, Kayto Buchanon, Jevon Ford, Jacob Sullivan, Devyn Bledsoe, Jason Naas, Brittany Horn, Sara Meinschein, (middle row) Patra Caldwell, Taylor Whitt, Jordan Young, Jacob ...
MCHS Student Makes Perfect Score on English ACT
Monday, October 20, 2014 7:30 PM
McCracken County High School student Emily Perry made a perfect score on the English portion of the ACT. Her classmates and the entire school staff congratulated her for the 36 score on the ACT she took in September. ...
Ballard Middle Students Post Gains in Explore Test
Monday, October 20, 2014 1:00 PM
Students at Ballard County Middle School made the highest scores ever recorded there for the recent eighth-grade Explore test. They raised scores in every category by at least one full point. The test, produced by the same company as the ACT taken by college-bound juniors and seniors, sets benchmarks in every subject to see if students are on pace to be ready for post-secondary school. All ...
Free Historic Preservation Sessions Offered
Friday, October 17, 2014 3:04 PM
The public is encouraged to learn more about historic preservation during a free session in Paducah on Saturday, Oct. 25. Reservations to guarantee a seat were due on the 17th but participants may register at the door for the free sessions on Saturday. The city of Paducah will serve as both a backdrop and learning lab for the “Preservation Tools and Strategies” ...
WKCTC Names Vandiver Student of the Month
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 6:00 PM
Heather Vandiver of Paducah has been selected as September Student of the Month at West Kentucky Community and Technical College. When Vandiver began taking classes at WKCTC in fall 2012, she was uncertain of herself and the future. Two years later, she has a new outlook on life. "When I began my career at West Kentucky Community and Technical College I was timid, unsure of my ...
October is Anti-Bullying Awareness Month
Monday, September 29, 2014 6:00 PM
Be aware and prepare, October is anti-bullying month in the state of Kentucky where schools have reported over 15,000 incidents of bullying this last school year. The Kentucky General Assembly passed Senate Bill 20 during this year's legislative session. It declares October as Anti-Bullying Awareness Month and is intended to highlight the harmful consequences of bullying. In this bill, ...
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