Category Archive: West Jessamine High School

Dec 19

Hammond caps Scouting experience with Eagle Scout project at Centennial Park

An exercise sign on the Centennial Park fitness trail was part of the Eagle Scout project for Kyle Hammond. Hammond will have an Eagle Court of Honor on Jan. 10. (Photo by Amelia Orwick)

By Amelia Orwick aorwick@jessaminejournal.com Kyle Hammond has attended the meetings of Troop 707 every Monday night since joining the Boy Scouts of America in second grade. Now, after completing a final service project over the course of the past year, he will celebrate his achievement of scouting’s highest rank in the same gathering place where …

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Dec 15

West Jessamine bands present holiday concert

West Jessamine middle- and high-school band students performed during a holiday concert Tuesday, Dec. 9, at West Jessamine High School. (Photo by Ron Redmon)

The West Jessamine middle-school and high-school bands performed a holiday concert last week at West Jessamine High School. The concert on Tuesday, Dec. 9, featured the West Middle sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade bands as well as the West High jazz ensemble, percussion ensemble, and concert band. The evening ended with all 200 band students playing a …

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Dec 08

West Jessamine bands to perform at holiday concert Tuesday

The West Jessamine middle-school and high-school bands will perform a holiday concert Tuesday at West Jessamine High School. The concert will feature the West Middle sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade bands as well as the West High jazz ensemble, percussion ensemble, and concert band. The evening will end with all 200 band students playing a combined …

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Nov 21

West Jessamine High School spring-break baseball trip back on Jessamine County Board of Education agenda

The Jessamine County Board of Education’s agenda for Monday’s monthly meeting includes the West Jessamine High School spring-break baseball trip again after the 2015 trip was unanimously approved at the school board’s last meeting. The trip is item D-6 under “Student Learning Services,” the part of the agenda that includes items typically voted on individually. …

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Nov 19

West Jessamine High School academic team undefeated after victory over rival Henry Clay

West Jessamine High School junior Jerod Crockett listened to a question during a quick-recall match against Henry Clay in the West High library Tuesday afternoon. At left is fellow junior Jed Chew; behind the pair is coach Josh Yost. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

West Jessamine High School is undefeated as the season winds down and the pressure of postseason tournaments ramps up. But you don’t find this team in the gym, the locker room or the practice field. The competition is much more likely to occur in a school library. The West High varsity academic team is 7-0 …

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