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Education

  • High Drama

    The Grant County High School Speech and Drama team lost several core members from last year’s team due to graduation and other’s moving away.

    The team started their season believing that they would be rebuilding the program, but the team was able to continue their standard of excellence as they are sending 13 students to the NCFL Grand Nationals in Albany, NY in May.

    At the KHSSL tournament, Kelli Noel and Cody Murphy earned the state championship in Novice Policy Team Debate and Noel also earned the state championship in Novice Top Debate Speaker.

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  • GCMS Talent Show results

     

    Grant County Middle School hosted their annual talent show on March 27. For more pictures from this event check out  the slide show on the home page.

    Grand Champion – Kendall Hopper singing I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston.

    Dance

    First place – Triple Threat (Olivia Cahill, Hannah Colson and Aprille Johnson) dancing to Sneaker Night by Vanessa Hudgens

    Second place – Haley Miller and Emily Mount dancing to Pop, Rock and Drop It.

    Instrumental

  • Hurst named February Youth Performance winner

    The Youth Performance Award winner for February is Blair Hurst, a senior at Grant County High School.

    Hurst, 17, is the daughter of Amy Caudill of Dry Ridge and the late Ben Hurst.

    She has an older sister, Brooke Hurst, that graduated from GCHS last year.

    Her class schedule this year includes English, psychology, digital photography and co-op, where she goes to school for three classes and then she works at the Youth Service Center.

    Co-op is listed as her favorite class.

  • GCMS band makes history, earns top scores

    The Grant County Middle School band has made history.

    On March 11, the GCMS band traveled to Northern Kentucky University to perform at the annual District 6 Kentucky Music Educators Association Middle School Large Group Assessment.

    The band, that consists of seventh and eighth graders, performed two prepared works for three KMEA music judges.

    The band received the following ratings:

  • Grease is the word

    Grease is coming to Grant County!

    Grant County High School will perform their spring musical, Grease, March 20-22.

    On March 20 and 21, the play will start at 7 p.m., while on March 22, the show will start at 3 p.m.

    Tickets are $8 and can be bought in advance at the high school or at the door.

    The musical features a cast from the high school and the middle school, with sets designed by art teacher Emily Figueroa.

    The play is directed by Faith Clifton and Cheryl Workman.

     

  • District Governor's Cup

    Four of the five elementary schools in Grant County competed recently in the District Elementary Governor’s Cup at Crittenden-Mount Zion Elementary. In addition to quick recall team events, students tooks written tests in the areas of math, language arts, science, composition, arts and humanities and social studies.Individual scores are as follows.

    The scores for Language Arts are:

    First place, Hannah Collopy - Mason-Corinth Elementary.

    Second place, Allie Schawe - Dry Ridge Elementary.

    Third place, Ryan Price - Williamstown Elementary.

  • Noteworthy Accomplishments

    Georgetown College

    Timothy Joseph Burgess, II, son of Timothy and Melody Burgess of Williamstown, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Georgetown College, announced Provost/Dean of the College, Dr. Rosemary Allen. The Dean’s List honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 hours and a 3.7 GPA.

    Burgess has also been nominated for membership in the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Georgetown College.

  • Friendship Foundation formed at Williamstown Schools

    Smiling faces and giddy laughter are contagious when a group of Williamstown students get together to play soccer and duck-duck-goose.

    Welcome to the Friendship Foundation, a newly formed club that features special education students being mentored by their fellow Williamstown School students.

    “All the teachers have to have a club,” said special education teacher Vicke Crowder. “Because we were special education teachers we decided to pair up our disabled students with non-disabled students to foster friendships.”

  • Local students named to Transylvania’s Dean’s List

    Transylvania University sophomore Justine Croy, sophomore Katrina Mineo and first-year Caleb Ritchie have been named to the Dean’s List for the 2008 fall term.

    To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.

    Croy is the daughter of Steve Croy of Dry Ridge and Diana Wise of Skull Valley, Ariz.

    Mineo is the daughter of Brian and Paula Richey of Dry Ridge.

    Ritchie is the son of Danny and Kari Ritchie of Corinth.