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Education

  • Gregg honored at final concert

    It’s was a day of music and emotions at Williamstown High School on May 1 as long-time director Bob Gregg directed his student’s in his final spring concert.

    Gregg, who has spent nearly 40 years directing band, decided to retire after nine successful years at Williamstown.

    “It’s a bittersweet day, but it’s time,” he said to the bleachers full of parents, friends and community members.
    Gregg won three Class AAA state titles as band director for Harrison County High School before coming to Williamstown in 2002.

  • GCHS art students win state recognition

    The Kentucky Art Education Association All State Art Show was held at the Dixie Heights High School Art Gallery April 4-17.

    Grant County High School students, Jessica Holtman and Destiny Fleckinger, took first and second place respectively at the regional art show, both in drawing, which qualified them for the all-state show. Jessica Holtman received a first place in the state for her drawing, “It’s 3 a.m. What are you doing?” and Destiny Fleckinger received a certificate of participation for her scratchboard “Iguana.”

  • GCMS INCA STUDENT

    Cameron Burk was selected as the GCMS Eighth Grade Incredible Inca student of the week.

    Burk consistently demonstrates responsible and respectful behavior, and is a positive role model for other students in the classroom. He is wise and practical exhibiting admirable qualities day after day, while inspiring those around him. He is available to help others when needed, and does so in a bright and sensible manner and desires excellence and works hard to achieve it.

  • WHS STUDENTS MEET ATTORNEY GENERAL

    Three students at Williamstown attended a regional drug abuse prevention program at Thomas More College presented by Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway.

    Pictured are Brandy Feagan, guidance counselor; Kelly West, FRYSC coordinator, Hannah Kinsey, Conway, Natalie Dunaway and Chaz Jordan.

  • GCHS students excel at state competition, prepare for California

    Grant County High School was well-represented at the the State FCCLA Leadership Meeting held in Louisville from March 29 through April 1. The following students who placed in the STAR Events competition will travel to California to take part in the national contest in July.

    Their teachers/sponsors, Pat Conrad and Anna Sullinger weren’t surprised at the outcome.

  • NKU offers College For A Day May 12

    Northern Kentucky University Grant County Center is offering College for a Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 12. You can sit in on two classes and a question and answer session on the following topics:
    • College costs
    • Financial assistance
    • Admission process
    • Career planning
    • Advice and insight from current students
    The center is located behind the Williamstown municipal building at 390 N. Main Street. R.S.V.P. To Connie Lawrence at 859-824-3600 by May 6.
     

  • 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