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Page Librarian: "This is the Best Gig"

Diane Knight used to avoid going to a library whenever she could – so much so that her high school English teacher had to walk her to the library one day to make sure she actually went in. Hard to believe since she’s made the Page Elementary library her “home” since 1988.

Books Always Win!

TKVS elementary teachers ran outside cheering and congratulating young students as they reached the final destination in a “Books Always Win” scavenger hunt.

Virtual Job Interviews Provide Real-Life Lesson

Using their computer and linking up for meetings or classes is nothing new for high school students these days. But for many, a virtual job interview was a first. About 120 TKHS seniors were able to have that experience this week as part of an English assignment.

TK Grad Never Stops Learning, Growing and Traveling

Benjamin Sevald, TK Class of 2002, views every role in his career since high school as a valuable learning experience. Even now, as the recently-named President of Mountain Companies in Kentucky, Sevald knows there will be many new lessons.

Students Try, Try Again to Create Perfect Marble Run

Students who have to stay inside for recess for various reasons don’t always have a lot of options for things to do. But with the help of a grant through the Barry Community Foundation’s Wilson H. Craig fund, Lee Elementary second-grade teacher Nathan Fischer is adding an exciting and challenging option.

Grants Let Students Fidget and Master Rubik's Cube

Students in Nathan Fischer’s second grade classroom wiggled and fidgeted on their wobble seats as they methodically tried to solve the Rubik’s Cube. Spinning the colored sides this way and that way, students tried to figure out the secrets to getting all one color on each side of the cube.

Mental Health Break Offers a Chance to Just Be Kids

Although their smiles were still hidden behind face masks, the laughter from a group of students playing “Apples to Apples” was a sure sign they were having fun. Sounds of students singing karaoke in a nearby classroom echoed down the hallways and into the classrooms.

Final Four Announced in Lee March Book Madness

Lee Elementary students let out cheers as they learned who’s in the Final Four – not teams in the basketball competition - books in the Lee March Book Madness contest! Just like the NCAA collegiate basketball tournament, the March Book Madness contest pits 16 books in one-on-one contests with students voting for their favorites to advance until the favorite book is crowned at the end of the month.

Two BPA Students Qualify for Nationals

TKHS students Caedon Zube and Kaden Hamming qualified for the national BPA competition after achieving high marks at the state contest. Zube finished fourth in Extemporaneous Speech and Hamming finished fifth in Digital Media Production.
This year, the top five in each event qualified to move on to Nationals which will be held virtually in late April and May.
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