Category Archive: West Jessamine High School

Feb 19

West Jessamine High School students advance to state Governor’s Cup competition

Five students from West Jessamine High School are advancing to the state Governor’s Cup competition after strong performances in written assessments at the 11th Region contest. The Colts were led by junior Jerod Crockett, who placed first in the region in the language-arts assessment. Senior Joseph Oaks and junior Jed Chew placed second and third, …

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Feb 11

Jessamine County students, staff perform at KMEA state conference in Louisville

Jessamine County was well represented at the Kentucky Music Educators Association 2015 Professional Development Conference last week. The conference was held in Louisville from Feb. 4-7. It featured clinics, exhibits and networking as well as performances from students from all around the state Below are the students and staff who represented Jessamine County in performing …

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Feb 04

Jessamine County Schools adds district-wide arts coordinators

When Jessamine County Schools hosted its Arts Walk event in May 2014, the district had to use four areas in two separate schools to fit in performances and exhibitions from 26 arts groups representing all the district’s schools. More than 3,000 people came to see chorus groups, monologues, band performances, dramatic interpretations, step teams and …

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Feb 02

Students lead West Jessamine High School production of “Snow White”

Noah Daniel, playing the part of Prince Henry, leaned in to kiss Snow White, played by Sarah Nesselroade, during the West Jessamine High School student-led production of the fairy tale Saturday afternoon. Also pictured from left are Madi Baldwin (Doc), Rachel Endicott (Dopey), Drew Dear (Grumpy), Tia Rivel (Happy), Amelia Fitch (Sneezy), Mason Foley (Bashful) and Jacob Dowell (Huntsman). Kneeling are Gabby Urmanski (Bunny) and Joseph Brock (Squirrel). (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

The students weren’t just the ones on stage for West Jessamine High School’s production of “Snow White” over the weekend. They were the ones running the stage, the lights and the music; they were the ones producing parts of the show ahead of time; they were the ones writing the script and directing the production. …

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Jan 29

West Jessamine High School’s student-led ‘Snow White’ production opens Friday


The annual student-led production at West Jessamine High School opens Friday night and will be followed by two more performances Saturday. The cast took the show on the road to elementary schools during the week; see photos from a performance at Jessamine Early Learning Village on Thursday afternoon above. Senior Julianne Voigts is the student-director …

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