September 2, 2014

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Blumberg wins PCHS Veterans Day Essay Contest Print E-mail


At the Community-wide Veterans Day Celebration on November 11, 2013 NJROTC Cadet Carynn Blumberg was awarded first place in the Pendleton County High School Veterans Day Essay Contest. The following is the written text of that essay:

Veterans Day speakers at Northern Print E-mail

Northern Elementary was host to three guest speakers on Monday, November 11 in recognition of Veterans Day.

Buffy Houchens wins Artsonia Leadership Award Print E-mail

Northern Elementary art teacher Buffy Houchens, shown above, recently received an award from Artsonia, the largest kids art museum on the web. Photo by Roger McKinney.

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

Northern Elementary’s Art Teacher Buffy Houchens gave a presentation at the October 31 meeting of the Pendleton County Board of Education.

Pendleton County students meet life's realities at make-believe store Print E-mail

In Phillip A. Sharp Middle School’s gymnasium special places of purchase were in operation on the morning and early afternoon of Friday, November 1, 2013. This was the 16th annual opening of a one-day rush of buying and selling known as the Pendleton County Reality Store.

Students should be aware of their credit report Print E-mail

Students should be aware that they are building a credit report whenever they take out a loan, even a student loan, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

A credit report shows everything about your past and current credit history. It will list every loan you have, to whom you pay it, your loan balance, your credit limit and if you pay early, on time or late.

Avoid these common student financial mistakes Print E-mail

Many students spend more for college than they should by making some common mistakes when seeking financial aid. Follow these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) to make sure you get the help you need.

Some people don’t bother to apply for financial aid because they don’t think they’ll qualify. But they should submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to find out if they’re eligible for state and federal student aid programs. Not filing may hurt their chances of getting more free money for college.

PCHS "A" Honor Roll - first quarter Print E-mail

PCHS "A/B" Honor Roll - first quarter Print E-mail
Outstanding in His Field - A Kentucky Adventure - Chapter 10 Print E-mail

Chapter 10

While we waited for Pa to hang up the phone and tell us about a surprise, Granny fixed us homemade bread with straight-from-the-shrub blackberry jam. The food was much tastier coming straight from the source.

“I’m going to miss homegrown vittles as much as I’m going to miss you and Pa,” I told Granny after swallowing my first bite.

“You can still have homegrown goodies,” Granny said as she shelled peas from the garden.

“How?” we asked.

“You can grow a garden,” Granny explained. “You can also find a farmers’ market or a vendor.”

PC Gates Program to present performances of "The King and I" Print E-mail

The Pendleton County GATES Program will be presenting two performances of the musical, "The King and I" at Falmouth School Center this week. The performances are scheduled for Thursday, November 14 and Saturday, November 16.


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