• Star Students of the Week 5-27-14
  • Mother May I....

    Sierra Clark is the Grant County High School Youth Performance Award winner for March.

    She is a senior at GCHS and is the daughter of Vicki and Randy Dalton.

    How would you describe yourself: Independent

    Extra-curricular activities: I am involved in Teen Court and the Grant County Explorers program post # 2242.

    Community involvement: My community involvement is volunteering and helping the community.

    Class schedule: english, business law, business management, college algebra and criminology.

  • Livingood named CMZ principal

    Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary will have a new leader when students return to school in August.
    Heather Clay, who has served as CMZ principal for the past six years, has taken the position of director of student instructional services at the Grant County Schools board office.
    In her new position, Clay will also serves as director of preschool and director of special education.
    Clay said she wanted to make the move to have the chance to make a positive impact on students’ education for the entire district.


    And the winners are...

    • Grand Champion - Wyatt Newman - electric guitar
    • Second place - Savannah Toll - Royals by Lorde
    • Third place - Jason Eilers - drums
    • Fourth place - Haley Neyer - Three Wooden Crosses by Randy Travis
    • Fifth place - Kristy Thornton - With Ur Love by Cher Lloyd
    • Sixth place - Michelle Pimentel - Better Together by Fifth Harmony
    • Seventh place - Boroff Group - Science skit performed by Christine Boroff

  • John-Jennings retires from NKU

    Betsy John-Jennings loves watching college students develop from rookies to savvy career professionals.
    She will always cherish the countless transformations she witnessed over the past decade as she says goodbye to the Northern Kentucky University-Grant County Center.
    John-Jennings, director of the center, will retire May 30 after about 35 years at NKU, the last 10 in Grant County.
    A retirement celebration was held in her honor on May 22.

  • Williamstown serves up free lunch

    Students at Williamstown Independent Schools will not have to reach into their pockets to pay for breakfast or lunch this upcoming school year.
    As part of an expanded federal Community Eligibility Provision program, students will be provided with free meals, regardless of their families’ income.

  • Free food, school supplies to be given away

    Grant County Parks and Recreation will host the Back to School Blowout at 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 9 at the Grant County Park in Crittenden.
    Students must be present to collect school supplies and you must be a Grant County resident.
    Free hot dogs and the Lego Movie will follow the school supply event.
    If an organization is interested in participating in the event, register online at www.grantcountyparks.com or call 859-428-4500.

  • GCMS teachers, administrators promote positive message

    Grant County Middle School Principal Hallie Booth challenged her administrators and teachers to flood the school with positivity every day.

    Booth began her first year asking teachers to step up with making the school more positive and to bring any ideas to her.
    “I want to create the most positive environment for students,” Booth said. “I want them to feel like every day is the best day of their lives because I felt like, in my past, that was a really important feature.”