• Inside Our Schools

    Anthony Sarcione
    Anthony Sarcione, a 2009 graduate of Williamstown High School, was awarded the November 2010 Student of the Month at Morehead State University. This award is given by Morehead’s Student Government Association in recognition of a student’s demonstrating the hard work and dedication expected of Morehead State students.
    Sarcione has been on the dean’s list while attending Morehead and is majoring in elementary education. He also maintains a work-study position in the Business Department of the college.

  • The future of science

    Students showcased experiments, met individuals from diverse career fields

    Grant County Middle School hosted a Career Fair, in conjunction with their annual Science Fair on Jan. 31 in the GCMS gym. Individuals from different career fields talked to students about their vocations.



  • Asher named to dean’s list

    Joshua M. Asher of Williamstown was named to the fall 2010 dean’s list at Pikeville College. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must receive a grade-point average of 3.5 (B+) or better. Pikeville College is an independent, four-year liberal arts and sciences college nestled in the heart of central Appalachia.


    Jaclyn Fitzgerald, a fifth grader at Dry Ridge Elementary School, has been chosen for the 2011 All-State Children’s Chorus, the highest level of recognition for vocal music students in the state of Kentucky.
    She auditioned a recorded audio and was selected from over 600 entries and she will perform at the annual conference of the Kentucky Music Educator’s Association Feb. 10, at the Galt House in Louisville.

  • Inside Our Schools

    Isaac Espicio
    Isaac Espicio is WES Primary Student of the Week. He is in Julie Stanley’s kindergarten class.
    “Isaac comes to school each day ready to learn,” Stanley said. “He always puts forth his best ever and is a great friend to others.  He is a bright spot in my day and makes each day so special!”
    Autumn Fryman
    Autumn Fryman is WES Intermediate Student of the Week. She is in Anna Thompson’s fourth grade class.

  • Music In Our Schools

    Williamstown students chosen for Northern Ky. Honor Choir

    Fifteen Williamstown Junior/Senior High students were recently selected as members of the Northern Kentucky Honor Choir.

    The Northern Kentucky High School Honor Choir was held in November at Northern Kentucky University under the direction of Dr. Randy Pennington.

  • 100 days and counting

    Williamstown Independent Schools celebrated their 100th day of school Jan. 28.

    Isabelle Bush places a Hershey Kisses Candy on a number chart after searching her teacher Heather Kightlinger’s classroom. The students had to search and place 100 of the Kisses on the chart.

    Grant County Schools will celebrate their 100th day Feb. 2. Check out next week’s Grant County News for pictures from Mason-Corinth Elementary, Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary, Dry Ridge Elementary and Sherman Elementary schools.

  • Parent needed for superintendent search

    Grant County Schools are looking for a parent to help decide who will be the district’s next superintendent.

    Michael Hibbett announced in November that he will be retiring after the 2010-11 school year.

    As the school board begins the process to select a new superintendent, a screening committee is being organized for the search.

    The board also is using the guidance of the Kentucky School Board Association’s Superintendent Search Service to assist in the search.

  • Sherman recognizes good students