Category Archive: East Jessamine High School

Jan 07

Audio engineer in Jessamine County aims to offer workshop at high schools

A local audio engineer is hoping to take his trade to Jessamine County high schools, providing students with a glimpse into the profession and adding another facet to the district’s arts-and-humanities picture. John Price was 10 years old when his father, an audio engineer, brought a truckload of audio gear home to Wilmore. Price was …

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Jan 07

State investigation finds Jessamine County Board of Education vice chair attempted to influence personnel decisions

An investigation by a state agency has found that the vice chair of the Jessamine County Board of Education violated her oath in attempting to influence personnel decisions, specifically those regarding coaches at East Jessamine High School. The final report from the Kentucky General Assembly’s Office of Education Accountability (OEA) was completed Sept. 24, 2014; …

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Nov 07

West Jessamine High, East Jessamine High book clubs talk with young-adult author Smith via Skype

The West Jessamine High School book club hosted a Skype session with young-adult author Alexander Gordon Smith on Wednesday, Nov. 5, in the school library. The event was also attended by East Jessamine High School book-club students. (Photo submitted)

The West Jessamine High School book club, sponsored by library media specialist Molly Dean Stevens, hosted a Skype session with young-adult author Alexander Gordon Smith on Wednesday, Nov. 5. The club read his sci-fi/horror novel “Lockdown: Escape from Furnace” and had two book discussions before meeting the author via Skype. Smith spoke to the students …

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Nov 03

East Jessamine High School graduate Hahn commissioned by National Guard


Zachary J. Hahn, 24, a 2008 graduate of East Jessamine High School and a 2012 graduate of the University of Kentucky, was awarded a commission in the Kentucky Army National Guard following his graduation from the United States Army’s Officer Candidate School. Second Lt. Hahn received his commission during ceremonies held at the state Capitol …

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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)

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