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Graves Schools to Be in Session Friday, Feb. 13
Saturday, January 24, 2015 6:30 PM
The Graves County Schools will be in session Friday, Feb. 13. On the district’s original calendar, that was to be a day off. However, a day missed earlier this school year due to inclement weather has caused the change and Feb. 13 will be a make-up date for school to be in session. ...
Reidland Elementary Students Place 2nd in KY Tests
Saturday, January 24, 2015 10:00 AM
During the fall 2014 semester, with nearly 100 teams and 300 students competing in Take Stock in Kentucky (TSIK) across the state, students from Karla Lindsey’s class at Reidland Elementary School finished in second place state-wide. Students Jacob Birdsong, Ally Seibert and Marcus O’Nan all finished in 2nd place overall with a final portfolio value of $106,469, which represented a ...
Schools Invited to 2015 DOE Science Bowl
Friday, January 23, 2015 3:10 PM
Registration is open for middle and high school teams to participate in the Department of Energy’s (DOE) annual West Kentucky Regional Science Bowl taking place next month at the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Engineering Paducah Campus. Middle school teams will compete February 6 and high school teams will compete February 20 from 8 am until about 3:30 pm on the second floor of ...
Heath Middle School Wins District Governor's Cup
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 10:15 PM
Heath Middle School competed in the District Governor's Cup Competition at Paducah Middle School on January 17. The team was named Overall Governor's Cup Champion after taking multiple awards in the following individual written assessments and team competitions: Written Composition: 1st Katelyn Woodard, 3rd Alec Ramos, 5th Emma Jones Arts & Humanities: 1st Emma Jones, 2nd Sydney ...
Record Number of Students Make UK Dean's List
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 9:53 AM
For the first time, more than 6,000 students have made the University of Kentucky Dean’s List. UK has released its Dean's List for the Fall 2014 semester, with a record high 6,366 students recognized for their outstanding academic performance. That's an increase of nearly 500 since Fall 2013 and nearly 900 more than Spring 2014. To make a Dean’s List in one of the UK ...
North Marshall Middle Named KY School to Watch
Monday, January 19, 2015 6:00 AM
North Marshall Middle School was recently named a 2015 Kentucky School to Watch. At this time, there are approximately 400 schools nationally that have been designated as Schools to Watch and 13 schools currently designated in Kentucky. The Schools to Watch program, in 19 states, is part of an initiative developed and guided by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. Schools ...
Sign Up By Jan. 23 for Robot Challenge at WKCTC
Saturday, January 17, 2015 11:31 PM
West Kentucky Community and Technical College is gearing up to host its first Robot Extreme Challenge (RCX) in March. But first, it’s time to build the teams that will participate in the competition. Elementary, middle school and high school students can participate in the competition that will be held at WKCTC March 7, but any student who is interested in being on a Robot Extreme ...
WKCTC Diversity Programs Begin Jan. 23
Saturday, January 17, 2015 12:59 PM
West Kentucky Community and Technical College kicks off its spring 2015 diversity and inclusion program series this month. The series is a collaboration between the WKCTC’s student development and cultural diversity offices, the Student Multicultural Appreciation Club and the Campus Diversity and Inclusion committee. The programs are designed to reflect the college’s commitment ...
WKCTC Names New Student Support Services Director
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 5:00 AM
McCracken County resident Gail Bachuss has been named director of the Trio Student Support Services office at West Kentucky Community and Technical College. Bachuss, formerly the assistant director and counselor in the Trio office for 12 years, succeeds longtime director John Krupansky who retired in 2014. “I am have spent my life working to help students of all ages reach their goals ...
'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 ...
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