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Students take ACT

Students recently took and reviewed their spring testing exams all with college preparation in mind.                 The freshman class would begin with the PLAN Test. The PLAN test, a practice ACT test, administered by the ACT Company allows for students to prepare themselves for college by allowing them to see their strengths and weaknesses. The […]

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Finals Implemented for accountability

With the passage of the Senate Bill 1 in the Kentucky Senate changes will come to state testing.                 The Bill which called for a total revamp of the state testing system did so by officially removing the Kentucky Core Content Testing System and replacing it with End of Course of Exams. After battle in […]

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Winter driving tips

During the winter months students need to exercise special caution when driving. The Kentucky State Police advocate these measures for safe driving. During these winter months, it is important to take appropriate steps in driving, and to prepare for contingencies if you have a winter related issue while driving. Be Cautious About Travel Listen for […]

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New college coach works for students

     The addition of a new college coach will create new opportunities and aid for students.          The college coach position, dedicated to serving students, is a program sponsored through the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) and Americorps. Both organizations are dedicated to the advancement of students, and allows for the placement of […]

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Students compete at Beta Convention

Kaitlyn Florek ('14) sings in the talent portion,

Eighteen students traveled to the Galt House December 9 and 10 to take part in the annual State Beta Convention.       While at the convention students competed in various competitions in the hopes of qualifying to compete at the National Convention. The members of the group competed in various competitions such as photography, talent competitions, banner […]

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JROTC competes at Henderson Co. meet

JROTC recently competed at the Henderson County drill meet on October 29. Competing with schools from all over the state, and neighboring states, the JROTC did not bring back any awards. However they did bring back more experience for the young group, which they hope will help them in the future and at their upcoming […]

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Accounting Students work for Habitat for Humanity

Students Valerie Devers (‘14) and Brady Patterson (‘12) carry bags of mulch. “We were mulching a flower bed, and it was a great experience and I felt good to help a family in need,” Patterson said. The mulch was used to finish the flower beds.

  Students volunteered their time as they tackled a project for Habitat for Humanity to help a family in need. Students in Accounting II and Accounting III were given the opportunity to help better the lives of others along with themselves as they worked on a project for Habitat for Humanity on October 25. The […]

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Students find employment in fast food


Many students have turned to a job in the fast food industry to earn a little money and gain experience. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, around 50 percent of teenagers age 16-19 working or looking for work turn to the industry because of the job availability and the little experience needed that […]

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School test scores show improvement

The recent release of KCCT scores shows a trend of improvement in the schools countywide.             The Kentucky Core Content Test, taken in the spring, evaluates student performance of high school sophomores in reading and juniors in math. The scores are then used to determine where improvement is needed and what measures should be taken […]

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Big Blue Crew meetings switch focus

Big Blue Crew meetings this year will be centered on a new focus and will come with a new system for Individual Learning Plan (ILP) completion.             In previous years students would meet in the groups to focus on the completion of their ILP, which is a state implemented system to help further students by […]

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