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Education

  • GCMS student hopes to ‘drum’ up TV spot

    Grant County Middle School seventh grader Jason Eilers knew he wanted to be a drummer when he was 4 years old.
    “When I was 4 my parents got a movie called ‘That Thing You Do’ and I was interested in the drums,” he said. “My drums were laundry baskets and a little toy plastic snare.”      
    Now, equipped with a real drum set, the 13-year-old from Dry Ridge is seeking to be a contestant on the eighth season of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.”

  • Snowflakes for Sandy Hook
  • Valentine’s Dance Off at Mason-Corinth

    The students at Mason-Corinth Elementary were given an assignment in their arts and humanties class.
    Each student choose their group and song, then were asked to create original dances to the music.  
    The dances could include acrobatics and harmonizing moves.
     

  • Grant County School District challenged to reduce energy

    The Grant County School District, in conjunction with the NEED Project or National Energy Development Project and Duke Energy has put together an energy program.

    Each school in the Grant County School District was invited participate in a program to become more energy efficient.
    The students were taught how to be energy efficient, how to reduce the energy consumption and why it is important to do so.
    All of Grant County Schools were challenged to save energy at their school.

  • Cookies for soldiers
  • Gifted and Talented Week
  • GCMS 8th graders to hear from high school students

    How do students in middle school answer difficult questions about their future such as:
    • What do I want to do?  What interests do I have that could translate into a career?  
    • What types of jobs will be in high demand?  What training, education, and skills are needed?  How do I obtain those skills?  
    • What opportunities are available at Grant County High School?  What do I need to do now to ensure my best opportunities later?    

  • Star Students 2-21-12
  • Grant County High School receives new laptops

    Today’s teens have the whole world at their fingertips. Literally.

    That’s why this year, Grant County High School allowed teachers and students to utilize their own personal digital devices (smart phones, tablets, readers, laptops) to supplement learning in the classroom.

    This decision was called “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD.)
    Grant County connected with Everfi and Neustar, two education partners in this digital effort.

  • Star Students 1-31-12


    Tyler Marksberry

    Tyler Marksberry is the WES Headstart Student of the Week. He is in Pam Mullin’s class. His favorite thing about school is playing the gym with his friends.
    His favorite book is ‘There was an old lady who swallowed a fly.’ His favorite thing to do as a family is play outside and ride the gator.