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Education

  • Grant County Schools Closed

    Grant County Schools are closed for today, Dec. 21.

  • Williamstown Independent Schools One-Hour Delay

    Williamstown Independent Schools are on a one hour delay for Dec. 17.

  • Grant County Schools Are Closed

    Grant County Schools are closed for Dec. 17.

    Stay tuned for more updates.

  • Local student honored by Berea College

    Corey Smith of Crittenden was honored by Berea College for his accomplishments in the field of music. Smith received the 2010 Berea College Pinnacle Scholars Award of Excellence.
    This honor commemorates students’ accomplishments and dedication in the fields of science, music or service. High school seniors from across the region were nominated for this award. Berea College faculty and staff reviewed the submissions and selected the top students to receive the award in each area.

  • Super steps down

    The Grant County Board of Education will have a new superintendent when the 2011-2012 school year starts, as superintendent Michael Hibbett announced his retirement at the board meeting Nov. 11.

    Hibbett said that he felt now was a good time to make the announcement to give the board of education time to find his replacement.

    “In the school business, there is a long drawn out process to find a new superintendent,” he said.
    Hibbett, however, said he didn’t want to make his announcement too early, but felt that being in the second nine-week period of the school year was the right time.

  • JROTC shows some girl-power at Tennesse competition

    The Grant County High School JROTC Raider Teams competed in the Alternate National Championships hosted by Campbell County High School Army JROTC Program at Cove Lake State Park in Caryville, Tennessee.

  • Sherman Elementary teaches drug awareness

    Red Ribbon Winners pictured are: (top row, L-R) Kyle Lewis, Moriah McCain, Abby Neely, Sage Simpson, Alexis Million, Andrew Turner, Nicholas Parrott, Hyway Webster, Ryan Davis, Joann Chappell, Casey Imhof and Katie Kinmon.

  • Star Students

    Chas Morgan is Williamstown Elementary School Intermediate Student of the Week. He is in Amy Hickman’s fourth grade class.
    “Chas is such a pleasure to have in my class,” Hickman said. “He is always working hard to better himself, always willing to help others, and challenges me to be a better teacher. His sarcastic sense of humor keeps me on my toes!”
    His favorite thing about school is books and his favorite book is “The Lightning Thief.” Morgan’s favorite subject is recess.
     

  • Star Students

    Isaiah Magee is Williamstown Elementary School Primary Student of the Week.  He is in Michelle Whaley’s second grade class.
    “He is one awesome dude,” Whaley said. “He is sweet, polite, and always eager to learn.”
    Isaiah’s favorite book is “Mr. Baseball.” His favorite subject is math and he likes gym and recess.
     

  • Star Students

    Williamstown Elementary School Intermediate Student of the Week is Ronan Fedak. He is in Trish Merritt’s fifth grade class.
    “I chose Ronan for student of the week because of the progress he’s made,” Merritt said. “Ronan has improved in all academic areas and always gives his best effort. I’m so proud of Ronan and truly enjoy being his teacher.”
    Ronan’s favorite thing about school is being with his friends. He likes math and his favorite book is “Pokemon.”