July 24, 2014

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Attention seniors and senior parents Print E-mail

The Balfour packets have been sent home with students regarding ordering information for graduation invitations, caps and gowns, and other senior items that are available to the class.

Balfour will be back at school on Wednesday, October 23 to pick up the order forms for the caps and gowns. (All seniors need to order caps and gowns.)

Also, the Class of 2014 senior apparel is now being sold at the high school. Seniors can order these items during lunch time until Friday, November 8. The class apparel will be delivered to all seniors before Christmas break.


Sharp holds Christmas toy drive Print E-mail

The Community Projects class of Sharp Middle School held a Christmas toy drive during the month of September. They placed flyers around the middle school to ask for new or gently used toy, books, puzzles and art materials such as coloring books and crayons. All the toys had to be age appropriate and not on the recalled list. At the end of the toy drive all toys were donated to Saint Francis Xavier Church in Falmouth. The toys will be passed out during the Christmas season to children in need. The Community Projects class would like to thank everyone who helped make this toy drive a success!


Outstanding in His Field - A Kentucky Adventure - Chapter 9 Print E-mail

Chapter 9

“It happens all the time,” the firefighter told Pa. “Those city pups did what they thought was right.”

“Don’t worry one iota over what happened,” Pa said, making us feel better. “That firefighter was correct – you acted in good faith, and that’s something to be proud of.”

“I don’t understand how the barn wasn’t on fire since there was smoke pouring from it,” Chloe said.

PCHS to present "The Canterville Ghost" Print E-mail

The Pendleton County High School Drama Department will be presenting the Oscar Wilde production of "The Canterville Ghost." This touching and funny adaptation is the story of the 500-year-old ghost of Canterville Manor who is suddenly faced with an English ghost’s

Southern Elementary Fall Festival poster winners Print E-mail

Southern Elementary students were recently asked to provide a poster advertising the upcoming Fall Festival scheduled for Friday, November 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. The winners have been chosen.  Pictured front row, from left: Jack White pre-school - Olivia Schlueter -

UK College of Dentistry visits Southern Print E-mail

South Family Resource/Youth Service Center (SFRYSC) and Southern Elementary had the opportunity to have the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry visit on October 21-22 and be a part of their “Seal Kentucky” Program. Within the two days, Southern Elementary

"Parent Night" to be held at Sharp ~ Nov. 5 Session Two: "Guiding Your Child Through Life Skills" Print E-mail

All parents…mark your calendars for Tuesday, Nov. 5, 6:30-8 p.m. to attend "Guiding Your Child Through Life Skills", the second of four "Parent Nights" being presented at Phillip Sharp Middle School this year. The program will be held in the library and is geared toward the "Student Success Skills" program and concepts being presented weekly to all Sharp Middle School students.  You do not have to have a middle school student to benefit from this program as the skills you learn will help parents with children of all ages.

November proclaimed "College Application Month": KHEAA staff will provide assistance to help seniors complete online applications Print E-mail

Governor Steve Beshear has proclaimed November “College Application Month” for Kentucky high school seniors.

“All Kentucky students should consider getting an education beyond high school,” Gov. Beshear said. “Whether it’s a four-year degree or a six-month certificate program from a career and technical school, the more education you have, the better your chances of finding a well-paying job.”

Outstanding In His Field - A Kentucky Adventure Chapter 8 Print E-mail

Chapter 8

“Don’t even think about it, son,” Pa commanded when he saw me getting ready to kill the slithering black snake I had found in thebarn. “Leave him alone.”

“You mean we aren’t going to kill him?” I asked, proud I had gathered enough courage to even get close to the creature.

Pendleton County Board discusses 2012 - 2013 Unbridled Learning Test results Print E-mail

Michelle Lustenberg honored for Gifted and Talented Projects Proposal. From left: Superintendent of Pendleton County Schools Anthony Strong, board member Tony Spence, board member Darly Mullins, Gifted and Talented teacher Michelle Lustenberg, board member Shawn Nordheim and Chairman of the Board Mark Ross.

Parent speaks out regarding lack of cursive writing instruction, Board approves construction of security vestibules at three schools

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

Assistant Superintendent of Pendleton County Schools Amy Razor and director of curriculum/assessment Julie Hubbard updated the Pendleton County Board regarding the district’s 2012-2013 Unbridled Learning Test results. They explained that out of the four county schools only Pendleton County High School had met its goal. They talked about the steps needed to improve student performance and raise future test scores. Board member Shawn Nordheim suggested a simple strategy to enhance performance: Engaged parents plus happy teachers equals successful students. Then she recommended ways to bring about this result.


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