Sep 10

Wilmore Elementary School staff takes ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’

Staff members at Wilmore Elementary School did the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” on Aug. 27, donating money to ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) research and having ice water dumped on their heads. The staff challenged the other Jessamine County elementary schools to take part in the [...] Continue Reading…

Sep 10

West Jessamine High School juniors score ‘through the roof’ on ACT

Scores from last year’s advanced-placement (AP) testing and the ACT have teachers and administrators at West Jessamine High School jumping for joy — and looking forward to even more improvement in the future.

The ACT composite average for all of last year’s juniors at West High was 21.9 — up [...] Continue Reading…

Sep 10

Asbury University rated as No. 1 college in the South by U.S. News and World Report

Asbury University
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Asbury University in Wilmore was named the No. 1 Regional College (South) in the United States by the U.S. News and World Report on Tuesday.

This is the fourth-straight year Asbury has been ranked in the Top 5 in the South, and Asbury is the only [...] Continue Reading…

Sep 10

Jessamine County school administration recommends wrestling proposal wait for 2015

An effort to add wrestling as a sport in Jessamine County high schools this year faces an uphill battle after a recommendation from district administration Monday that the school board not approve its portion of the decision.

A group of parents and other community members has been working for more [...] Continue Reading…

Sep 04

West Jessamine High School to host parent/guardian open house Tuesday

West Jessamine High School will host its fall parent/guardian open house Tuesday, Sept. 9, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the gym. An opening meeting for parents and guardians will begin at 6:30 and end by 6:50. At 6:50, parents/guardians will follow their students’ five-period schedules and visit each class [...] Continue Reading…

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