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Education

  • Sherman recognizes good students
  • WINTERGUARD WINS GOLD MEDAL

    The Grant County Winterguard concluded their first year’s participation in the TriState Winterguard Circuit with a third place win and then topping off the year with two first place championships. In its debut year, the Grant County program included both middle school and high school students.
    The competition featured Winterguard and Indoor Percussion teams from Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana.

  • Brumley ‘coated’ at Auburn

    Amanda Brumley of Crittenden recently received a clinical white coat from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. The coat, presented to students at the end of their junior year, marks the transition from veterinary sciences into senior clinical rotations where students help administer patient care.
    Brumley earned bachelor’s degrees in agriculture and biology in 2008 from Eastern Kentucky University and she is a 2003 graduate of Grant County High School. Her parents are Vicki Brumley and Russell Brumley.

  • LEGISLATIVE LOOK
  • Williamstown adopts calendar

    Williamstown Independent Schools will start classes a little later next school year.

    The school board approved the 2011-12 draft calendar during its March meeting with a start date of Aug. 18 — a week later than normal.

    “If we just had a banner year with no snow in Kentucky, we would be out on May 24, which is on a Thursday,” said Williamstown Elementary Principal David Poer, who also serves as district director of pupil personnel and head of the calendar committee.

  • GCHS Percussion, Winterguard compete

    The Grant County High School Winterguard and indoor percussion competed at John Hardin High School March 26.

    The Winterguard took first place with a score of 68.3.

    Indoor percussion finished in fourth place with a score of 69.75.

    Next up for both squads is the Tri-State Championships at Ryle High School in Union.

    On April 1 at 9:45 p.m. the indoor percussion will compete.

    Winterguard will compete on April 2 at 11:20 a.m.

    The Tri-State Championshios includes schools from Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana.

  • DEAN FAULKNER NAMED YPA WINNER

    The Youth Performance Award winner for March is Williamstown High School senior Dean Faulkner. Faulkner loves basketball and hopes to be a high school coach someday. He enjoys school and, as a senior, he savors every day.
    “My whole high school experience has been meaningful; from the teachers, to the classes, to all my friends. This experience has shaped my life forever.”
    He is the son of Kathy Faulkner of Williamstown and the late Jeff Faulkner.

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  • Superintendent search yields 25 applicants

    Grant County Schools have a large pool of applicants to choose from in its search for a new superintendent.

    Twenty-five people applied to replace Superintendent Michael Hibbett, who announced in November that he will be retiring after the 2010-11 school year.

    Of the applicants, 22 are male and three are female while 23 are from Kentucky.

  • GCMS student serves as senator’s page
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