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Education

  • 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.”

  • Star Students

    Destiny Wallace is Williamstown Elementary School Primary Student of the Week. She is in June Bodenhamer’s second grade class.
    “Destiny was chosen as student of the week because she is always well prepared,” Bodenhamer said. “Her homework is always completed on time and it is extremely neat.  She demonstrates good listening skills; she follows the classroom and schools rules; and she gets along well with her classmates. Destiny gives 100 percent all of the time. It is a real joy having Destiny as a student.”

  • Grant County High School students give help for holidays

    The Grant County High School Caring for Communities Club challenged all third period classes to see who could bring in the most food for the Northern Kentucky Community Action Center in Williamstown. The food drive ran from Nov. 9 to Nov. 22. The JROTC class won the contest with 176 donated items and celebrated with a pizza party on Nov. 24. In total, students contributed 834 items.

  • NKU-Grant County students awarded scholarships

    Coleen Lynn Ellis and Diana Clifton recently were awarded $1,000 scholarships for non-traditional students attending Northern Kentucky University Grant County Center.
    The scholarships, which are given out twice a year, are provided by the Grant County Conservation District.
    Ellis, 41, of Dry Ridge, is the daughter of Virginia Lowe and Joe B. Williams. She has three children, Autumn, Dorothy and Isaiah.
    Ellis said she wants to be a geologist and work with the community to better the ways of taking care of what the world has been blessed with.

  • FFA student brings horse to Hay Read at GCHS

    Second grade students from Grant County elementary schools attended this year’s Hay Read at Grant County High School on Oct.12. Students participated in several activities based on this year’s book “Magic School Bus: Inside the Human Body.”  This year’s theme was nutrition, health, and well-being.The clubs/organizations involved were: FBLA, FFA, FCCLA, Student Council, NHS, and Speech and Drama.  GCHS FFA student Kory Reed lets elementary students pet her horse. Photo provided by Jill Marksberry.

  • GCHS JROTC wins three tophies

    The Grant County JROTC teams traveled to Mount Sterling, where they competed against nine other high school JROTC units at the Montgomery County High School Invitational Raider and Drill Competition on Oct. 30.

    Morehead University and The University of Kentucky’s Senior ROTC Scholarship and Enrollment Officers were in attendance to observe the competition and talk to the JROTC cadets about their schools and how cadets could continue their education at the next level of learning institutions.

  • GCHS seniors work at Celebrity Tip Night

    Grant County High School seniors participated in “Celebrity Tip Night” at Edwardo’s Pizza and Subs in Williamstown, Oct. 20. The event was a fundraiser to help the seniors get a bus for their trip to Orlando.

    All of the tips from the night went to the seniors.

    Pictured are: Sarah Conley, Danielle Warner, Billy Cracchiolo, Austin Beard-Ruth, owners Eddie and Sharon Clemons, Danielle Draper and Eric Napier.

    Also in attendance were Matt Morgan and GCHS assistant principal Ken Woodeshick and superintendent Michael Hibbett.

  • Williamstown Family Resource and Youth Center staff attends FRYSC 20th Anniversary Celebration

    Pictured are Kelly West, Williamstown FRYSC coordinator, Michael Denny, director of the Division of FRYSC, Tammy McClelland, Williamstown FRYSC coordinator’s assistant and registrar and Misty Middleton, instructional supervisor and district contact for Williamstown FRYSC.

  • Williamstown Band of Spirit wins regionals

    Eleven qualifying bands met at Beechwood High School this past Saturday for the 2010 KMEA Class A East Regional Competition.

    Williamstown Band of Spirit scored a 90.75, the highest of the day; securing them a spot in state semi-final competition at Butler High School in Louisville this weekend.