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Education

  • GCHS holds Tractor Day

    On May 8, the Grant County Future Farmers of America held tractor day at GCHS.

    This is the first time in three years that the chapter has held tractor day. In order to drive their tractor to school, FFA members had to attend a banquet the previous night.

    There were twelve members that attended tractor day. The categories for tractor day were the biggest International, the biggest John Deere, the biggest miscellaneous, the oldest, the cleanest, the dirtiest, the smallest International, the smallest John Deere and the smallest miscellaneous.

  • Cid completes ‘unique experience’ at Gatton Academy

    It has been two years since Ruben Cid has taken a class at Grant County High School.

    Yet, the 18-year-old Dry Ridge resident will walk side-by-side the class of 2009 during graduation to receive his high school diploma.

    Cid spent his junior and senior years at Western Kentucky University as the first local student selected to the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science.

  • GCHS students leave mark on school

    Cody Kinman, a graduating senior, worked during the school year to paint a mural for Grant County High School.

    Kinman decorated a wall of the school with art that depicted every activity, sport and club at the high school.

    On the background of the mural, Kinman painted bars of music that play the school’s fight song.

    Above, Kinman shows off the finished product.

     

  • Draper awarded scholarship for auto body work

    Heather Draper isn’t afraid to take on the boys. “They all got mad because I finished first in the class.” Draper, a senior at Grant County High School, said about the boys in her auto body class at Boone County vocational school.

    Draper said she notices that auto body finishing is normally a male dominated field and it is more difficult for women to advance. “I have to work harder to prove myself.” Draper said. And, that’s just what she did.

  • Adjustment to all-day kindergarten going well

    Worn-out children have transitioned to wide-eyed learners by the end of the first year of all-day kindergarten at Grant County and Williamstown schools.

    Both school districts began all-day kindergarten classes in August, and, despite an adjustment period, teachers believe the change has paid off.

  • Dry Ridge Elementary

    Dry Ridge Elementary is serious about getting children to read.

    That’s what prompted the hallways to become a canvas for nursery rhymes and fairy tales.

    Daniel Pagan, special education teacher at DRE, and Sarah Campbell, parent of a second grade student, have spent numerous hours after school working to transform the plain gray and white walls into works of art.

    The project started with the talking phase in November with actual paint to wall in February.

  • Goodrich named April YPA winner

     The Youth Performance Award winner for April is Ashley Goodrich, a senior at Grant County High School.

    Goodrich, 17, is the daughter of Kimberly and Jim Goodrich of Corinth.

  • Noteworthy Accomplishments

     

    Haines earns degree 

  • Grant County Schools celebrate Cinco de Mayo

     To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, English as a Second Language (ESL) students had a party at the Grant County Library.

    Sherman Elementary third grader Olivia Valdovinos pours homemade orchata. 

  • Turner graduates from Thomas More College

    Patricia Dawn Turner of Union, will be graduating from Thomas More College May 16. She will be receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications. She will also receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. She is member of Theta Phi Alpha Sorority. She is also a member of the Psi Chi National Honor Society in psychology.

    Turner is a 2005 graduate of Grant County High School.

    She is the daughter of Charles Turner of Corinth and Tamra Turner of Union.