April 19, 2014

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Financial aid words students need to know Print E-mail

High school seniors headed to college this fall need to become familiar with some financial aid terms that they will probably hear. This list from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) may help.

• Accrue. This term, which means to increase or accumulate, is often used to refer to interest on loans. It means that the interest is added to your loan until the loan is fully paid.

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Bronson Teague displays talented artwork Print E-mail

Bronson Teague, a fifth grader at Northern Elementary, has produced several paintings while working in the GATES program.

My name is Bronson Teague and I am in fifth grade at Northern Elementary.

My first paintings for this year in GATES were paintings with a Native American theme. I looked up pictures by Native American artists to help me get ideas.

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Northern students receive awards Hollywood-style Print E-mail

Special awards were given to fourth and fifth grade students who made a "distinguished" last year on the KPREP test in any of the following subjects: math, reading or science. Students at Northern Elementary got to walk the red carpet in their Hollywood-like attire for the event. The presenters (staff) were also all decked in formal wear. Special guest singer was Tara Pierce. The student of the year as well as the certified and classified employees of the year were also announced. The student of the year was Samantha Verst. The certified employee of the year was Brenda Kells and the classified employee of the year was Phyllis Mason. Congratulations to these all-star achievers. Pictured above: Third grade teachers, Mrs. Jennifer Redden and Mrs. Tina Record, with some of the science distinguished award winners, from left, Mason Hornbeck, David Bay, Caroline Gruener, Isaac Rice, Jake Schaller.

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PCHS Student Council installs new officers Print E-mail

The 2013-2014 Student Council Officer Team, from left: Jacob Johnson - treasurer, Madison Wirth - historian,  Abby Bex - vice president, Julia Holland - parliamentarian, Hannah Fields - president, Christine Philpott - recording secretary, Mackenzie Moore - attendance director, Eli Stahl - attendance director.  Not pictured: Erin Fitzpatrick, Mariah Haverbusch, Andrew Nordheim.

Pendleton County High School Student Council held their annual end of the year banquet on May 5, 2013. Lots of preparation went into this event by the officers and the banquet went smoothly and was enjoyed by all that attended.

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University of Kentucky 4-H/FFA Field Day well attended Print E-mail

Pendleton County FFA attended the University of Kentucky 4-H/FFA Field Day at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington.

Nearly 1,200 students representing 48 schools from across the Commonwealth attended the 43rd annual University of Kentucky 4-H/FFA Agriculture Field Day. This event, hosted by the College of Agriculture and the Department of Community and Leadership Development, took place at Commonwealth Stadium.  The field day events assessed student’s content knowledge in the areas of agriculture, food, and natural resources. Twenty-eight competitive events assessed students’ core academic knowledge in the area of agriculture.

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Sharp Middle School KJHS wins at State Print E-mail

Front row from left: Holley Hart, Gracie Lustenberg, Alyssa Bayless, Cullen Beard, Logan Pennington, Sarah Monroe, Carson Delk, Alex Tillett. Back row: Morgan McKinney, Seth Longworth, Andrew Hicks, Sadie Weaver, Evan Hartzel, Mitchell Brinkdoepke.

The Kentucky Junior Historical Society (KJHS) is an outreach program of the Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) that encourages the youth of Kentucky to appreciate and understand the people, places and events that have given Kentucky its own unique place in history. Since 1961, KJHS has operated through a network of chapters, which are generally organized at the school level and led by a teacher.  The Phillip A. Sharp Middle School Chapter is organized through the GATES program with Mrs. Lustenberg as sponsor.

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Northern's Stock Market Simulation winners Print E-mail

Pictured from left are the Stock Market Simulation top money earners: Colby Beane, Noah Beck, Porter Hedenberg, Mason Hornbeck.

Fifth grade GATES students at Northern Elementary participated in a six week stock market simulation as part of an economics unit during their GATES sessions with Mrs. Lustenberg.

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Southern students support St. Jude Math-A-Thon Print E-mail

Students at Southern Elementary celebrated their participation in completing the St. Jude Math-A-Thon, April 26, 2013. Students in grades K - 5 who participated received pledges from people to complete a math workbook.

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NES Bobcat Survivor-themed Cat's Meow Review Day Print E-mail

Every year before KPREP State Testing Northern Elementary does a major testing theme and review day for students in grades third - fifth. This year the testing prep theme was Survivor and students participated for the last month in challenges to get rewarded.

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Students win honors at art competition Print E-mail

Congratulations to Taelor McMillin (left) and Tori Wanstrath (right) for winning honors at the KyAEA All State Visual Art Competition.

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