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Education

  • Local residents recognized at Masonic Annual Dinner

    Three Grant County residents were recently honored by the Grant 85 Masonic Lodge for contributions to their community and as scholarship recipients.


    Those honored include:


    • Harry Readnour, a minister and an officer in the corrections field is from the Corinth-Cordova area. He was recognized by Fred Jernigan, Jr. on behalf of the Lodge and the Grand Lodge of Kentucky, F&AM, for 40 years of service and study.

  • Helmer receives KFC scholarship

    The KFC Colonel’s Employee Scholarship was founded to honor the memory of Colonel Harland Sanders. To continue to honor the Colonel’s passion for education, KFC announced the first group of KFC Colonel’s Employee Scholarship winners.

  • BACK TO SCHOOL INFO:

    GRANT CO. MIDDLE SCHOOL
    Parents or legal guardians can pick up schedules and update information for students in all grades from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. between July 24 through Aug. 13. School Fees are $10.
    All parents are required to bring in proof of residency. All sixth grade students must have an updated school physical and immunization prior to school beginning.
    • Aug. 6 - Sixth grade “Meet and Greet” can pick up schedules and meet teachers in classroom from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

  • Williamstown to host ‘Back To School’ bash

    Williamstown Independent School will join as one campus to celebrate returning to class Aug. 10 with a Back to School Bash.
    The district decided to forego its usual Sundae Social, Readi-Fest and back to school events for each school for the 2012-13 school year.
    The bash will include games, food and a free movie to kick off the school year.

  • DATES TO REMEMBER:

    The GCMS schedule pickup dates and open enrollment
    Any parent or legal guardian that needs to enroll their child can come to Grant County Middle School from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. between July 24 through Aug. 13.  Pick-up and enrollment on July 26 and July 31 will be until 7 p.m. On July 27, secretaries will be in the office from 1 to 3:30 p.m. due to a morning meeting.

  • NOTEWORTHY

    Local residents earn scholarships at Northern Kentucky University
    Several local students recently graduated from Northern Kentucky University. They include:
    • Nicole Barton, of Dry Ridge, social studies  
    • Megan Brooks, of Dry Ridge, finance  
    • Melissa Brown, of Corinth, integrative studies  
    • Carrie Coleman, of Williamstown, organizational leadership
    • Amanda Farley, of Williamstown, biological sciences
    • Joshua Faulkner, of Dry Ridge, nursing

  • DATES TO KNOW:

    Sherman Elementary
    Sherman Elementary School will have a student information update day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 18 at Sherman Elementary and open enrollment for any new student entering Sherman Elementary School is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 26 at Sherman Elementary School.
    Dry Ridge Elementary

  • Puralewski graduates U of L

    Rebecca Puralewski, of Dry Ridge graduated Cum Laude from the University of Louisville on May 12, 2012 with a Bachelors of Science degree in dental hygiene.

    After completing the required written and clinical boards, she attended the designation of Registered Dental Hygenist and is currently emplyed by Dr. Omar Shariff, DDS, MPH at the Center for Advances Dentistry in Prospect. Puralewski is the daughter of Ed and Pam Puralewski of Dry Ridge.

  • Students use creativity, imagination to ExploreMore

    School was back in session for 60 area students who attended the summer ExploreMore! camp at Northern Kentucky University-Grant County Center.

    ExploreMore!, a four-day enrichment program held June 25-28 for gifted and talented youth in kindergarten through eighth grade, offered classes in Amazing Art, Creative Writing, Science Magicians, Technology Explorations and Zoology.

  • Local students awarded Toyota Scholarships -

     Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) announced 19 recipients of scholarships, each in the amount of $1,250. Among the Kentucky recipients are local students, Ethen Ellington and Damien Hicks. Both students are graduates of Grant County High School.