Category Archive: Middle schools

Feb 26

West Jessamine Middle School presents ‘Godspell Jr.’ on Saturday at West High

West Jessamine Middle School eighth-graders Lucas Labrillazo, left, and Rockwell Hamilton played the parts of Judas and Jesus, respectively, during a rehearsal for ‘Godspell’ Tuesday afternoon. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

West Jessamine Middle School will perform the musical ‘Godspell Jr.’ on Saturday, with performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the auditorium at West Jessamine High School. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students and can be purchased in advance at the West Middle chorus room or at the door. See more …

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Feb 19

East Jessamine Middle School’s “I Love History Day” grows again in third year

East Jessamine Middle School eighth-grader Zach Thornbury stood in front of his poster and spoke with students Friday. Thornbury and fellow eighth-grader Zeke Slusher researched Nikola Tesla for their National History Day project this year. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

East Jessamine Middle School kept making history with its third annual history celebration last week, with record numbers of students presenting history research before they have a chance to move to a district competition. As part of “I Love History Day” at the school, about 80 sixth- and seventh-graders presented their research in the library …

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Feb 13

Exchange group from Hong Kong arrives at East Jessamine Middle School

Five students and a teacher from Hong Kong got breakfast during a welcome at East Jessamine Middle School on Friday morning. From left around the table are Chun Him Cheung ("Chris"), Chun Hei Choi ("Bosco"), teacher Wing Wai Lee ("Rita"), Shu Man Wu ("Sherman"), and Wai Kei Dallas A. Chu ("Cola"). (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

East Jessamine Middle School welcomed five exchange students from Hong Kong and their teacher Friday morning. The group from Ling Liang Church E Won Secondary School arrived around midnight Friday morning and will be staying in Kentucky through Feb. 24. District and school administrators as well as school-board chair Eugene Peel were present for welcome …

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Feb 12

East Jessamine Middle School hosting monthly junior-chef camp events

East Jessamine Middle School students made a cake in a junior-chef camp Tuesday. From left are Rachel Archer, Nolan Sanchez and Briley Burnett. (Photo submitted)

East Jessamine Middle School hosted a junior-chef camp Tuesday, Feb. 10. The school began with a week-long camp over the summer last year and is now offering one-night events monthly to teach students a variety of cooking skills. Each camp is attended by 24 to 28 students. The school will host another chef camp next …

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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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