Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 31

West Jessamine band finishes 10th in the state

The West Jessamine High School marching band is pictured at the state quarterfinals at Madison Southern High School on Oct. 20. The band competed in the state semifinals in Glasgow on Saturday, finishing 10th in the state in class 4A.

The West Jessamine High School Marching Colts Band finished again as one of the top 10 Class 4A bands in the state after competing in the Kentucky Music Educators Association’s state semifinals in Glasgow on Oct. 29.  A small and young band with only 28 wind players, 15 percussionists, eight color-guard and an average age …

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Oct 31

‘Dracula’ and chorus concert at West High

Quint Bosse and Abbey Bowe star in West's production of "Dracula."

West Jessamine High School is presenting a production of “Dracula” for the second weekend this Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. at the school, located at 2101 Wilmore Road. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students. If you’re looking for something to do Thursday, the school’s choirs are having a concert at 7 …

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Oct 31

Assistant superintendent for Jessamine County schools moonlights as mandolinist

Jimmy Adams played mandolin with Aaron Austin and the Bootleg Preachers during a Sept. 20 show at The Barrel House in Lexington to benefit the Kidney Health Alliance of Kentucky. Adams was named one of three new assistant superintendents in Jessamine County over the summer after serving three years as the district's director of secondary schools. (Photo by Benjamin S. Rossi)

A school-district administrator revived an old musical hobby in recent years and now escapes the worries of his day job with something completely different — playing the mandolin. Jimmy Adams is in his first year as an assistant superintendent with Jessamine County Schools after three years as the district’s director of secondary schools. His musical …

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