Category Archive: Middle schools

Nov 19

East Jessamine Middle School students to dance in Philadelphia parade

Three East Jessamine Middle School students will dance in the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day parade after auditioning at a Universal Dance Association (UDA) camp over the summer. From left are Kaitlyn Palumbo, Bailey Peel and Julia Woolums. (Photo submitted)

Three East Jessamine Middle schoolers will be dancing in the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade. The three students — Kaitlyn Palumbo, Bailey Peel and Julia Woolums — attended the Universal Dance Association (UDA) camp this summer with the EJMS dance team. Each of them learned an extra dance routine and then added their own choreography at …

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Oct 29

Rep. Damron speaks to East Jessamine Middle School Student Senate

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State Rep. Bob Damron, D-Nicholasville, spoke to the East Jessamine Middle School Student Senate on Wednesday, Oct. 22, as part of the Legislators in Schools program.

Oct 14

Goh, Moreno named Wrangler students of the month at West Jessamine Middle School

West Jessamine Middle School's sixth-grade Wrangler students of the month, Joylynn Goh, left, and Diego Moreno, right, posed with principal Jim Freeman. (Photo submitted)

West Jessamine Middle School’s sixth-grade Wrangler students of the month for October are Joylynn Goh and Diego Moreno. The students were recognized at school Friday morning. The awards are given for responsibility, good citizenship, academic excellence and going above and beyond student responsibilities.

Oct 14

West Jessamine Middle School students paint fingernails blue in anti-bullying campaign

West Jessamine Middle School student leaders posed with their blue pinkie fingernails displayed before their anti-bullying event Thursday, Oct. 9. In front from left are Nick Lee, Chris Collins, Eli Cox, Peyton Wyatt, and Gracie Wheeler. In back from left are Blake Crockett, Lauren Anderson, Hannah Urmanski, Grayson Welch and Tate Fugate​. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

Students at West Jessamine Middle School sported blue fingernails last week in recognition of their pledge against bullying. This was the third year of the school’s “pinkie pledge” program that began when sixth-graders approached youth-service-center director Bobbye Ball with the idea. Student leaders sat outside the cafeteria Thursday, Oct. 9, and those leaving the cafeteria …

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Sep 29

West Jessamine Middle School students selected for ACDA State Honors Choir

Thirteen students from West Jessamine Middle School were selected for the American Choral Directors Association’s State Honors Choir. The students are sixth-graders Paige Harrod, Palmer McNeal, Marissa Moberly, Tyler Tackett, Margaret Rothchild and Caleb Ward; seventh-graders Wesley Preston, Luke Hutcherson, Luke Luchtenburg, Cassidy Napier and Robyn Sakowich; and eighth-graders Lauren Baker and Nate Yates. Approximately …

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