September 2015 Articles


bornLearning Academy re-born for school year

By Penni Nugent

Posted on September 29, 2015 10:35 PM

The second semester of bornLearning Academy, hosted at Stevenson Elementary School, began Thursday, Sept. 17. bornLearning Academy Alumni held a separate program while first year attendees began the first of six sessions.  All participants enjoyed their meal at 5, participated in ou...

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Youth Leadership Logan begins

By Peni Nugent

Posted on September 29, 2015 4:21 PM

The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has introduced 2015-2016 Youth Leadership Logan, which includes allowing 20 local students from the10th grade. Russellville Junior/Senior High School has 10 slots for sophomores and Logan County High School also has 10 slots.  Students must demonstrate lea...

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Chandlers middle schoolers mentor younger students

By Robbie Davis, Principal

Posted on September 28, 2015 11:38 AM

Chandlers School is in its second year of implementing a student mentoring program into the daily school schedule. At the beginning of the school year, middle school students were given the opportunity to select elective classes for part of their schedule. One of those elective opportunities was b...

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Adairville School enjoys fourth Dads and Kids Night

By Melanie Manley

Posted on September 27, 2015 3:15 PM

Adairville School was buzzing with excitement at its 4th annual Dads and Kids Pizza Night. Dads, grandpas, stepdads, and other adult male role models brought their students out for pizza and a live animal show with Jeff Armstrong from Animal Tales. This event, sponsored by the Family Resource Yout...

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Adairville starts flooding with grades 1-3

Posted on September 24, 2015 3:58 PM

This year, Adairville Primary students are being “flooded” with teachers and phonics skills in grades 1-3. Each grade 1-3 has a 30-minute skill-building period each day. During the assigned time, teachers from all over the building come to the primary wing to assist the classroom teach...

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Olmstead educators selected to attend institute at the home of George Washington

Posted on September 23, 2015 11:43 AM

Teachers from Kentucky and Missouri recently attended an intensive four-day teacher institute at George Washington’s Mount Vernon in Virginia near Washington, D.C. Invitations to participate in the 2015 George Washington Teacher Institute were given to 13 Missouri and 6 Kentucky teachers fro...

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Auburn students Sarah Cassady & Crandal Barrow achieve success

By Sarah Hatton, Assistant Principal

Posted on September 23, 2015 10:17 AM

A pair of Auburn Middle School students have been successful recently.   Auburn eighth grader Sarah Cassady has been named a 2015 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholar. Sarah was one of 70 students from across the country chosen for this honor out of over 1,000 applicants. The Young Scho...

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Comer promotes Farm Safety Week

By Ted Sloan

Posted on September 16, 2015 11:28 AM

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer has proclaimed the week of Sept. 20-26 Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky to raise awareness of the unique hazards of agriculture and encourage farmers to make ag safety part of their everyday lifestyle. "Farmers encounter a wide variety of risks ...

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Louis Scott named to Creative Kids Advisory Board

Posted on September 15, 2015 9:37 PM

Logan County High School freshman Louis Scott, son of Ann and David Scott, has recently been asked to serve as an Advisory Board member for Creative Kids magazine. Creative Kids is a quarterly magazine that has been in publication for over 20 years. It is written by kids and for kids ages 14-18. Eac...

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LCHS students continue to Close the Deal

By Jon Jukes

Posted on September 10, 2015 9:37 PM

Wednesday, Logan County High School juniors and seniors took part in the school’s third annual Close the Deal event. The Close the Deal initiative is a statewide program, managed by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), designed to create a college-going culture in high s...

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Adairville School rallies behind active students

By Ben Bruni, Assistant Principal

Posted on September 8, 2015 11:19 PM

Adairville kicked off its fall extracurricular activity seasons in style with a school-wide pep rally. The pep rally introduced the members of the school’s  volleyball team. Additionally, recognized were those students who are participating in Middle School programs though Logan County Hi...

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RATC SkillsUSA wins fund-raising award

Posted on September 8, 2015 10:18 PM

Russellville Area Technology Center’s SkillsUSA students ranked #1 in Kentucky for Country Meat snack sticks sales. Often times students, parents and family are asked to fund-raise to their limits. If we were to admit it, we have all experienced that desire to run away when we see our school-a...

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Stevenson Family Resource Center provides training, necessities for students

By Penni Nugent

Posted on September 3, 2015 3:48 PM

The Stevenson Elementary Family Resource Center has been busy with the beginning of the new school year.  Following its mission of removing and/or eliminating non-cognitive barriers to a student’s success, the FRC has brought in health programming to help ensure a healthier building, pers...

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Fear and Joy a la Okra

By Leah Wendt

Posted on September 2, 2015 10:52 AM

Leah Wendt is a language arts professor at Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College, both on the Franklin and Main campuses. Tonight I faced one of my fears.  Before I did any facing, though, I carefully prepared. I studied the instructions for a few days. I gathered the materi...

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