The New Castle Elementary School Running Club recently held its first race. According to Jenna Ashby, the running club coach, the race winners included Kennedy Brown in the girls’ mile, Dallon Fitzgerald, first in the boys’ mile and Jonah White, second in the boys’ mile.
Mrs. Tipton’s fifth grade class won “The Golden Clipboard for Best Attendance.”
Mrs. Marrillia’s fourth grade class won three awards- “The Golden Morraccos for Spanish,” “Golden Fish for Guidance” and “The Golden Ball for PE.”
Ms. Stivers’ fourth grade class won “The Golden Paintbrush” for Arts/Humanities.”
Mrs. Bruther’s fifth grade class won “The Golden Book for Library.”
According to their website, the vision of the Kentucky Board of Education is to “ensure that all students reach proficiency and graduate from high school ready for college and careers.” Preparing students for their future after graduation is not only a priority, but a passion at Henry County High School.
August students of the month at Eastern Elementary include, front, from left: Carter Marlette, Olivia Drawbaugh, Marley Cobb, Diamond Kelley and Abigail Adams. Back: Sophie Drawbaugh, Kahlie Gonzalez, Kelli Booth and Riley Denny.
Miss Pigglesworth, aka Miss Piggy, visited New Castle Elementary School Friday for Pet Club. Sara Wilkerson displayed her multi-tasking abilities by feeding the visting pot-bellied pig with one hand while raising her other hand to offer an answer to a question.
Campbellsburg Elementary School has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. With this most recent designation, all of Henry County’s school buildings are now ENERGY STAR certified.
New Castle Elementary School recently recognized the following achievements:
• Mrs. Morris’ and Mrs. Rosa’s Golden Mouse -
• Mrs. Nash and Mrs. Sein Golden Croc Award - excellent hallway behavior
• Mrs. Miskell’s Golden Fish Award - Guidance
• Mr. Dighton’s Golden Clipboard Award - Best Attendance Award
•Mrs. Jeffries’ Golden Book Award- Library
•Mrs. Tipton Golden Ladle Award- best cafeteria behavior
The Central Kentucky Council on Youth Leadership has recognized the involvement of a Henry County High School junior in its 36th annual Youth Salute, according to a news release. The Youth Salute recognized 816 high school juniors from 52 high schools in Central Kentucky, who were nominated by teachers, guidance counselors and principals. In order to qualify, the students needed a 3.0 grade point average or better and have at lease two leadership roles during the past two years in school, religious or community-sponsored organizations.