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Gov. Beshear Proclaims ‘Safe Schools Week’
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:43 PM
Governor Steve Beshear has proclaimed this week as Safe Schools Week in Kentucky, a designation that coincides with the first meeting of the Kentucky Youth Bullying Prevention Task Force. The task force, created last month by Gov. Beshear to study bullying in schools and recommend practices and policies to help foster safer, harassment-free school environments, held its first meeting ...
Ballard Students Selected for Honors Choir
Monday, October 20, 2014 8:40 PM
Several Ballard Memorial High School students were selected by audition for this year’s 1st District Honor Choir on September 30 at Marshall County High School. Shown in the photo from left are: (back row) Melody Miller, Kayto Buchanon, Jevon Ford, Jacob Sullivan, Devyn Bledsoe, Jason Naas, Brittany Horn, Sara Meinschein, (middle row) Patra Caldwell, Taylor Whitt, Jordan Young, Jacob ...
MCHS Student Makes Perfect Score on English ACT
Monday, October 20, 2014 7:30 PM
McCracken County High School student Emily Perry made a perfect score on the English portion of the ACT. Her classmates and the entire school staff congratulated her for the 36 score on the ACT she took in September. ...
Ballard Middle Students Post Gains in Explore Test
Monday, October 20, 2014 1:00 PM
Students at Ballard County Middle School made the highest scores ever recorded there for the recent eighth-grade Explore test. They raised scores in every category by at least one full point. The test, produced by the same company as the ACT taken by college-bound juniors and seniors, sets benchmarks in every subject to see if students are on pace to be ready for post-secondary school. All ...
Free Historic Preservation Sessions Offered
Friday, October 17, 2014 3:04 PM
The public is encouraged to learn more about historic preservation during a free session in Paducah on Saturday, Oct. 25. Reservations to guarantee a seat were due on the 17th but participants may register at the door for the free sessions on Saturday. The city of Paducah will serve as both a backdrop and learning lab for the “Preservation Tools and Strategies” ...
WKCTC Names Vandiver Student of the Month
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 6:00 PM
Heather Vandiver of Paducah has been selected as September Student of the Month at West Kentucky Community and Technical College. When Vandiver began taking classes at WKCTC in fall 2012, she was uncertain of herself and the future. Two years later, she has a new outlook on life. "When I began my career at West Kentucky Community and Technical College I was timid, unsure of my ...
October is Anti-Bullying Awareness Month
Monday, September 29, 2014 6:00 PM
Be aware and prepare, October is anti-bullying month in the state of Kentucky where schools have reported over 15,000 incidents of bullying this last school year. The Kentucky General Assembly passed Senate Bill 20 during this year's legislative session. It declares October as Anti-Bullying Awareness Month and is intended to highlight the harmful consequences of bullying. In this bill, ...
'Orphan Train' Chosen as WKCTC Future One Book
Sunday, September 21, 2014 10:00 AM
West Kentucky Community and Technical College has selected New York Times best-selling author Christina Baker Kline’s, Orphan Train, as this year’s One Book, One Campus, One Community Read. Kline will visit WKCTC March 31 and April 1, 2015. For the seventy-five years between 1854 and 1929, an estimated 250,000 orphaned, abandoned, and homeless children were placed with families ...
Sign Up for Historic Preservation Conference
Sunday, September 14, 2014 7:00 PM
Online registration is now open for the fourth and final presentation in the 2014 Kentucky Preservation Series, “Preservation Tools and Strategies,” planned for October 23-25 in Paducah. Sessions are open to the public and geared to owners of historic buildings, members of architectural review boards and preservation commissions, local officials, and anyone interested in community ...
CPR/AED Training Class for Medical Professionals
Sunday, August 10, 2014 10:00 PM
Learning the techniques to save someone’s life is the basis for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automatic Electronic Defibrillator (AED) training at West Kentucky Community and Technical College. Every fourth Wednesday of the month beginning August 27th to end of the year, WKCTC will be offering CPR/AED training for professional rescuers and healthcare providers for either ...
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