Category Archive: Middle schools

Jul 30

Jessamine County’s Sallee, York honored at KACTE convention

Two Jessamine County teachers were honored with awards at the Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education statewide summer program in Louisville last week. West Jessamine Middle School’s Alesia Sallee received the Carl Perkins Outstanding Service Award, and East Jessamine High School’s Cary York was named the Career and Technical Teacher of the Year. Both …

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Jul 21

East Jessamine Middle School schedules bus tour, other events gearing up for 2014-2015 school year

Bus tour East Jessamine Middle School will host its annual bus tour July 30. Students will be able to meet their teachers, get their schedules and get a bag with more information about the next school year. Stops on the bus tour will be at Lowe’s from 9-9:45 a.m., at Lake Mingo from 10-10:45 a.m. …

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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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Jul 03

East Jessamine Middle School STLP team presents at ISTE convention in Atlanta

The East Jessamine Middle School STLP team presented its project at the ISTE convention Sunday. From left are Zach Thornbury, Brie Rugg, Conner Aubrey and Drew Bender. (Photo submitted)

The East Jessamine Middle School STLP (school technology leadership program) team presented their project Sunday morning in Atlanta at the International Society for Technology in Education convention.

Jul 02

East Jessamine Middle School students learn culinary skills in school’s first summer cooking camp

Fourteen students from East Jessamine Middle School participated in the school’s first junior-chef camp last week. In front from left are Brianna Sayle, Bailey Pittman, Gavin Carr and Abigail Burczyk. In back from left are Hallie Stafford, Mia Walter, Austin Brooks, Woody Henderson, Elijah Collier, Lucee Thomas, Carter Marksberry, Colin Thompson, Nolan Sanchez and Morgan Young. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

More than a dozen East Jessamine Middle School students spent five mornings learning a variety of cooking skills last week. The rising sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders were part of the school’s first junior-chef camp, taught and supervised by family and consumer sciences teacher Christy Marksberry and youth service center director Lynn Lindle. The students had …

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