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Education

  • Grant board approves 2011-12 school calendar

    As one school year gets ready to close, a new one has been set, as Grant County School Board adopted the 2011-2012 school calendar at their April 14 meeting.

    School will start for the district on Aug. 15 – the same week as last year.

    Some changes to the calendar are the teacher’s professional development days. This school year, the students went to school for a half day and the remainder of the day was for professional development.

  • Livingood named new Grant Co. superintendent

    From maintenance worker to superintendent, Ron Livingood has worked his way to the top of the Grant County School District.

    The 53-year-old Crittenden man was named superintendent April 20, replacing a retiring Michael Hibbett.
    Livingood received a four-year contract, beginning July 1, worth $116,197 annually.

  • GCMS INCA STUDENT

    Macy Wright has been selected as the Grant County Middle School eighth grade Incredible Inca Student of the Week.

    Her admirable work ethic, positive attitude, and desire to excel have earned her this honor. She actively involves herself in all academic areas, participating wholeheartedly, and takes extreme pride in seeing an activity through from beginning to end. Her responsible and respectful behavior makes her a role model for students, and her sound and consistent character makes her trusted by peers and staff members.

  • Grant County High School winners at UK 4-H FFA Field Day April 8
  • Williamstown plans annual spring concert May 1

    The Williamstown Junior/Senior High Schools will hold their annual spring concert at 2 p.m. May 1 in the high school gymnasium.

    The concert band along with the Williamstown Middle School band, the sixth grade beginning band and a special guest performance by members of the high school chorus will be featured.

    Bob Gregg, director of bands, retires this year, and he and his wife, Laura, will be honored with a farewell reception immediately following the concert. This will be the final public performance of Williamstown Bands under his direction.
     

  • Williamstown plans annual spring concert May 1

    The Williamstown Junior/Senior High Schools will hold their annual spring concert at 2 p.m. May 1 in the high school gymnasium.

    The concert band along with the Williamstown Middle School band, the sixth grade beginning band and a special guest performance by members of the high school chorus will be featured.

    Bob Gregg, director of bands, retires this year, and he and his wife, Laura, will be honored with a farewell reception immediately following the concert. This will be the final public performance of Williamstown Bands under his direction.
     

  • Melissa Brown awarded conservation scholarship

    Melissa Brown of Corinth recently was awarded a $2,000 scholarship for non-traditional students attending Northern Kentucky University Grant County Center.

    The scholarship, which is given out twice a year, are provided by the Grant County Conservation District.

    The 33-year-old Brown is a mother of two sons, Michael and Brandon, and married to husband, Bryant. She is currently a sophomore.

    “I am honored to be the recipient of this scholarship,” Brown said. “It will be very helpful with partial tuition and books.”

  • WESTERN HAT DAY AT SES
  • Characters come alive at WES
  • Berea dean’s list

    Adrian Lebo of Williamstown has been named to the Fall 2010 Dean’s List at Berea College.  A student is named to the Dean’s List who achieves a GPA of 3.2 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.