Category Archive: West Jessamine High School

Sep 10

West Jessamine High School juniors score ‘through the roof’ on ACT

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Scores from last year’s advanced-placement (AP) testing and the ACT have teachers and administrators at West Jessamine High School jumping for joy — and looking forward to even more improvement in the future. The ACT composite average for all of last year’s juniors at West High was 21.9 — up 1.6 points from the prior …

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Sep 04

West Jessamine High School to host parent/guardian open house Tuesday

West Jessamine High School will host its fall parent/guardian open house Tuesday, Sept. 9, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the gym. An opening meeting for parents and guardians will begin at 6:30 and end by 6:50. At 6:50, parents/guardians will follow their students’ five-period schedules and visit each class for 10 minutes.  The open house …

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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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Aug 11

Jessamine County Schools names top teachers for 2014 at opening-day ceremonies

Superintendent Kathy Fields posed with the district's Excellence in Education award winners Monday at East Jessamine Middle School. From left are West Jessamine High School's Adam Lowe, Jessamine Early Learning Village's Susan Strait, Fields, and East Jessamine Middle School's Jason Sharp. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

The top teachers from the 2013-2014 school year were announced during an event welcoming Jessamine County teachers back for the the 2014-2015 year Monday at East Jessamine Middle School. The school district’s Excellence in Education awards were given to Susan Strait from Jessamine Early Learning Village, Jason Sharp from East Jessamine Middle School and Adam …

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