Category Archive: Elementary schools

Jul 29

Wilmore’s Labrillazo named principal at Hogsett Elementary in Danville

Leo Labrillazo, right, sat with fellow members of a screening committee for a new superintendent in June 2013. Labrillazo, who taught music at Wilmore Elementary for 15 years and spent the majority of last year as interim principal at Warner Elementary, was announced this week as the new principal at Hogsett Elementary in Danville. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

A longtime Wilmore music teacher has been named the new principal at a Danville elementary school. Leo Labrillazo was announced Tuesday as the new principal for Hogsett Elementary. Labrillazo taught at Wilmore Elementary School from 1999 until last year when he stepped out of that role to serve as interim principal at Warner Elementary School. …

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Jul 28

Warner Elementary School to stick with current traffic plan for 2014-2015 school year

The Jessamine County Board of Education agreed Monday to expand the width of parent lanes at Warner Elementary School during the facility’s comprehensive renovation, but delays in pricing mean the switch of parent and bus traffic won’t happen until next school year. Buses have been dropping off and picking up students in the back of …

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Jul 23

Wilmore Elementary School gets more energy upgrades in second LEED volunteer day

Thermal Eqiupment Sales employees Philip Lowry, left, and Kevin Linville worked to install a heat pump on the roof of Wilmore Elementary School on July 16. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

The trek to make Wilmore Elementary the first existing school in Kentucky to be LEED certified took another step forward last week as 20 volunteers descended on the building to make energy improvements. The main work performed July 16 at the school was to remove lamps from fixtures as well as some entire fixtures in …

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Jul 17

Reading program keeps East-track Jessamine County elementary students involved with fun learning in summer

Liam Dziki, a 7-year-old student at Warner Elementary School, stretched blue slime he made with glue, water and Borax on Wednesday morning in the East Jessamine Middle School library. Dziki was participating in the "Weekly Wednesdays on Eastside" program that has promoted reading and offered other educational activities for the past four weeks. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

A one-morning-a-week reading program this summer has been helping some children on the east side of Jessamine County stay in the books even when they’re not in class. In the “Weekly Wednesdays on Eastside” program, about 20 to 25 kids have spent two hours on Wednesday mornings reading together and doing other educational activities. In …

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Jun 25

Warner Elementary School traffic pattern changes after KDE denies Hoover Drive plan

Chris Howard with the Lexington-based Carman engineering firm described the old and new plans for traffic at Warner Elementary School to the Jessamine County Board of Education during a Monday meeting. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

Bus traffic and parent traffic will flip-flop in the renovation of Warner Elementary this year after the state education department denied a request to create a cul-de-sac on Hoover Drive. During pick-up and drop-off times at Warner, traffic has been backed up on Wilmore Road near the intersection with Hoover. The plan to construct a …

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