Jonathan Kleppinger

Author's details

Name: Jonathan Kleppinger
Date registered: July 24, 2012

Biography

I grew up in Berea, Ky., and was home-schooled throughout my K-12 career before attending Eastern Kentucky University. I majored in psychology and minored in religion at EKU while also becoming involved with the school newspaper, The Eastern Progress, as a photographer, photo editor, copy editor, writer and columnist. I started work at The Jessamine Journal as a staff writer in October 2009 with the specific beat of covering education. I got married in January 2010 and graduated from EKU in May 2010 with a bachelor's degree in psychology. At The Journal, I added the responsibilities of features editor in April 2010 and of news designer in April 2012.

Latest posts

  1. West Jessamine High School marching band advances to state semifinal competition — October 29, 2014
  2. ‘Woody’ visits students at Nicholasville Elementary School — October 29, 2014
  3. Nicholasville Elementary students get up close and personal with nature at Dupree preserve — October 29, 2014
  4. Lowry, Agee named homecoming royalty at East Jessamine High School — October 29, 2014
  5. West Jessamine High School cheerleaders deliver pumpkins to Thomson-Hood — October 29, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. School council at West Jessamine High School prepares for principal search — 4 comments
  2. Photos: West Jessamine High School marching-band camp — 4 comments
  3. 2014 high-school graduations for East Jessamine, West Jessamine tentatively set for June 6; tickets will be distributed — 4 comments
  4. Jessamine County Board of Education elections — 3 comments
  5. Senior classes from East Jessamine High School, West Jessamine High School ask school board to move graduation to Rupp Arena — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Oct 29

West Jessamine High School marching band advances to state semifinal competition

The West Jessamine High School marching band prepared to take the field at Madison Southern High School in Berea on Saturday in the state quarterfinal competition. West placed seventh and advanced to the state semifinals, which take place this Saturday on the same field in Berea. West is set to perform at 12:45 p.m. (Photo submitted)

The West Jessamine High School marching band has advanced to the state semifinals after not competing at all last year. The band is under the direction of first-year director Patrick Van Arsdale. The band competed in the Kentucky Music Educators Association Class AAAA East quarterfinals competition Saturday in Berea, placing seventh to earn a spot …

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Oct 29

‘Woody’ visits students at Nicholasville Elementary School

Kentucky author Leigh Anne Florence spoke to students at Nicholasville Elementary on Tuesday as she held her dachshund, Woody. Florence writes books about Woody and his sister, Chloe, and she also writes a serial story published in newspapers and used in classrooms across Kentucky each fall. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

Oct 29

Nicholasville Elementary students get up close and personal with nature at Dupree preserve

Nicholasville Elementary students Emma McAnalley, left, and Miranda Collins experimented with leaves as they built a small-scale raft at the Dupree Nature Preserve in Garrard County on Monday. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

About 100 fourth-graders from Nicholasville Elementary got to the make the most of an 80-degree late-October day this week, spending five hours at a local preserve learning about nature. The group visited Dupree Nature Preserve, which is located in Garrard County but is just across the Kentucky River from Camp Nelson Heritage Park in Jessamine …

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Oct 29

Lowry, Agee named homecoming royalty at East Jessamine High School

East Jessamine High School students Ali Lowry, left, and Jonathan Agee were named homecoming queen and king at the Jaguars’ game against Franklin County on Oct. 3. (Photo submitted)

Oct 29

West Jessamine High School cheerleaders deliver pumpkins to Thomson-Hood

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