Category Archive: East Jessamine High School

Oct 03

East Jessamine High School government students host voter-registration drive

Government students at East Jessamine High School held a voter-registration drive Thursday in the cafeteria. From left are Nathan Tanksley, Sarah Rainwater, Savannah Koenig, Jake Bryant and Ali Lowry. (Photo submitted)

Students in a dual-credit government course at East Jessamine High School registered 22 people to vote Thursday during a lunchtime registration drive in the cafeteria. Students in the Jacqueline Coleman’s advanced government class can receive college credit through Morehead State University

Sep 26

Wrestling proposal fails by 3-2 vote at East Jessamine High School council meeting

David Ashford, left, expressed his support for the addition of a wrestling program at East Jessamine High School during a school-council meeting Thursday afternoon. At right is district deputy superintendent Matt Moore. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

Wrestling parents got the up-down vote they have sought Thursday night, but it did not go in their favor. A parent coalition led by David and Kristin Ashford has been campaigning to add wrestling as a sport in Jessamine County high schools for the 2014-2015 school year. Members of that coalition have appeared at council …

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Sep 24

East Jessamine, West Jessamine high-school graduations set for 2015 at Southland

Graduation ceremonies are scheduled for the class of 2015 at East Jessamine and West Jessamine high schools, much earlier than the decision came for the class of 2014. The Jessamine County Board of Education approved a contract Monday with Southland Christian Church to use the facility for graduations May 29, 2015, with an alternate date …

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Aug 25

Thirteen students from Jessamine County named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars

Thirteen students from Jessamine County have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT. These students have also earned $2,500 a year …

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Aug 25

Eight Jessamine County students complete Governor’s Scholars Program

Eight students from Jessamine County — including seven from local high schools and one resident who attends school in Lexington — participated in this year’s Governor’s Scholars Program. Scholars spent five weeks on a college campus during the program, which this year was held at Morehead State University from June 15 to July 19, at Murray …

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