Category Archive: Elementary schools

Nov 25

Multiple parties seek to get Jessamine County Board of Education removed from lawsuit related to Red Oak Elementary roofing

During the Jessamine County Board of Education’s work session Monday, the board heard an update on a lawsuit between roofing manufacturer IMETCO and Central Kentucky Roofing over work done on the construction of Red Oak Elementary. Board attorney Howard Downing said the school board had been named a party in the lawsuit because materials were …

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Nov 10

Nicholasville Elementary School students raise money for Sweet Blessings

Rachel Casto's class at Nicholasville Elementary raised the most money in the school's cake and ice-cream challenge to benefit Sweet Blessings recently. In front from left are Charlie Montgomery, Mason Johnson, Malachi Flora, Keaton Wilson, Ashlee Nott, Lisbeth Gonzalez-Hernandez and Mackenzie Tyson. In the second row from left are  Sierra Yeaples, Isabella Gammon, Jackie Mastin, Cooper Hanning, Nickki Milfort, Jack Satterwhite, Sterling Anderson and Tyler Terry. In back from left are  Ben Canup, Jonathan Hernandez, Casto, Corey Barnett, Caitlyn Puckett, Montserrat Treto, Nicole Chapman, Aden Herig, Caswell Bragg and Lily Tyson​. (Photo submitted)

Students from Nicholasville Elementary recently participated in the Cake and Ice Cream Challenge to benefit Sweet Blessings, an organization that provides birthday cakes to children who are living in poverty or are experiencing a life-threatening illness. Many students have been beneficiaries of the organization, and Nicholasville Elementary decided to give back. In two weeks, the …

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Nov 03

Red Oak Elementary announces rules winners for first nine weeks

Red Oak Elementary recently announced its Red Oak Winners for the first nine-week period of the school year. Red Oak Winners are students who best exemplified the Red Oak Rules (Respect ourselves, others and our place; Expect to learn; Do our best; Own our behavior; Always treat others the way that we want to be …

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Oct 29

‘Woody’ visits students at Nicholasville Elementary School

Kentucky author Leigh Anne Florence spoke to students at Nicholasville Elementary on Tuesday as she held her dachshund, Woody. Florence writes books about Woody and his sister, Chloe, and she also writes a serial story published in newspapers and used in classrooms across Kentucky each fall. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

Oct 29

Nicholasville Elementary students get up close and personal with nature at Dupree preserve

Nicholasville Elementary students Emma McAnalley, left, and Miranda Collins experimented with leaves as they built a small-scale raft at the Dupree Nature Preserve in Garrard County on Monday. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

About 100 fourth-graders from Nicholasville Elementary got to the make the most of an 80-degree late-October day this week, spending five hours at a local preserve learning about nature. The group visited Dupree Nature Preserve, which is located in Garrard County but is just across the Kentucky River from Camp Nelson Heritage Park in Jessamine …

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