Category Archive: Elementary schools

Mar 09

Ms. Kentucky visits East Jessamine Middle, Providence and Wilmore Elementary

Ms. Kentucky Ramsey Carpenter spoke to students at East Jessamine Middle School on Friday, Feb. 27. (Photo submitted)

Ms. Kentucky Ramsey Carpenter spoke to students at East Jessamine Middle School on Friday, Feb. 27. Carpenter also visited The Providence School and Wilmore Elementary School to talk with students about how she overcame obstacles in her life and how they could succeed.

Mar 04

Wilmore Elementary School celebrates diverse backgrounds in culture fair

Carter Schmidt prepared to leave his mark on an art project featuring dif- ferent colored handprints during the culture fair Feb. 26 at Wilmore Elementary School. (Photo by Amelia Orwick)

By Amelia Orwick Families from around the globe gathered Thursday, Feb. 26, to showcase their unique backgrounds in a culture fair at Wilmore Elementary School. Eighteen cultures are represented and 20 languages spoken within Wilmore’s student body, said family-resource-center coordinator Jessica Dodgen. Dodgen said the diversity of the student body can be attributed in …

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Mar 04

Wilmore Elementary School welcomes dads for Watch D.O.G.S. program

Brett Setzer sat with his oldest daughter, Laurel, in the Wilmore Elementary School library on Friday. Setzer was participating in the Watch D.O.G.S. program in which fathers and father figures volunteer to spend a day at the school. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

Dozens of dads are spending days with their children and other students at Wilmore Elementary School thanks to a new program aimed at showing the importance of education and improving behavior. Wilmore’s implementation of the national Watch D.O.G.S. (Watch Dads Of Great Students) program began with an informational night Jan. 29 that was attended by …

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Mar 02

Brookside, Wilmore academic teams top district competitions in elementary-school Governor’s Cup

The Brookside Elementary School quick-recall team pondered a question during the District 82 semifinal competition Saturday at Warner Elementary. From left are Haylee Stansbury, Jacob Crabtree and Brett Carson. With back to camera is Kennedy Cox. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

Brookside Elementary School and Wilmore Elementary School came out on top in their district Governor’s Cup competitions over the weekend. Warner Elementary School hosted the District 82 competition in its intermediate center in Nicholasville, with the Warner academic team coming in second behind Brookside. Nicholasville Elementary and Red Oak Elementary also competed in that district. …

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Feb 19

Warming center at Nicholasville Elementary open with shelter, food for the community

Volunteers with the Jessamine County school district and emergency agencies worked in the warming center in the Nicholasville Elementary School cafeteria Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

A warming center at Nicholasville Elementary is open through noon Friday to offer a warm place to sit, eat and sleep for the Jessamine County community. The center is a partnership between the school district and Jessamine County Emergency Management. Volunteers with the Community Emergency Response Team are working at the center. Temperatures dipped below …

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