• FRC director gets students rocking

    With today’s technologies like iPod touch’s and PSP (Playstation Portable) children have more distractions than ever before.
    For Mason-Corinth Elementary first-year Family Resource Center director Sara Edwards, it is all about getting the children involved in programs at the school.
    When Edwards completed and her practicum at Collins Elementary in Florence she never thought she would end up in a school. She completed her bachelor’s degree in social work from Northern Kentucky University in 2008.

  • Roy earns national certification

    Debbie Roy, a second grade teacher at Dry Ridge Elementary,  received her National Board Certification recently.
    Roy received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Northern Kentucky University and her master’s degree in educational leadership from Eastern Kentucky University.
    She said she wanted to work towards National Certification to become more familiar with national standards and to become a better teacher.

  • Talent Show
  • WES offers Camp Invention

    Williamstown Elementary students have a chance to become amateur inventors at a new camp this summer.
    Camp Invention will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 20-24 at the school.
    WES students who will be in first through sixth grades during the 2011-12 school year can register for the camp.
    The cost is $215 and includes breakfast and lunch. Students who register before March 20 will receive a $25 early registration discount.
    WES is looking for monetary donations for full or partial scholarships from the community.


    Rheanna Bixler of Williamstown received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Berea College on Dec. 23, 2010.
    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 949 graduates at the conclusion of the Fall 2010 semester. The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies Dec. 18.
    The following Grant County students earned degrees:
    Matthew L. Martin of Corinth – industrial technology
    Robert B. Keith of Dry Ridge – computer informations systems


    On Jan. 6, some Grant County High School technology students launched Operation Take Charge as part of a Student Technology Leadership (STLP) tournament showcase.
    Their vision was two-fold: to give back to the community and to complete a project that the group proposed at the STLP regional competition.
    They offered the community a free five-week course in technology and professionalism, covering topics such as resume writing, professionalism skills using/maneuvering the computer and using Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel software programs.


    Pam Mullins saw the benefits of the Preschool / Head Start programs in Grant County up close.
    Not long after she enrolled her daughter in preschool, Mullins became involved in teaching.
    She now has 16 years of experience in Preschool / Head Start and her daughter is studying to follow in her footsteps at Northern Kentucky University.


    In only the second year of competition, Grant County teens earned a second place finish in the state finals for LifeSmarts, a consumer education game-show style  competition for high school students. Students tested their knowledge and skills in the areas of health and safety, personal finance, environment and technology, consumer rights and responsibilities.

    Donna McClanahan serves as the team’s coach, while Joyce Doyle, county extension agent for 4-H, serves as assistant coach.

  • Seuss on the loose
  • March graduates from WKU

    Chantel L. March, of Dry Ridge, was among those graduating from Western Kentucky University in the fall 2010.
    March received a Master of Science degree.