• EIS students spend the night in Chicago museum

    Eminence seventh-graders traveled to Chicago to tour museums and spent the night in the Museum of Science and Industry.

    The trip reinforced history, science and math studies, according to Project Lead the Way teacher Kerri Holder.

    Exhibits display how the subjects were implemented in the real world and how the natural world developed advancements in medicine, agriculture, coal mining and engineering and the ways it was put into practice, Holder, who brought the program to Eminence, said.

  • EIS science teacher engages students with experiments

    Eminence Middle School science teacher Amanda Shipp engages students with interesting experiments and projects to teach scientific principles in a fun way.

    Mad science

    For Halloween, Shipp transformed her classroom into a “mad scientist lab” to fire up students’ imaginations and teach science at the same time.

    Black plastic lined the classroom walls and eerie music played. Although sunlight filtered through, candles became the main light source.

  • College Week kicks off with door decorating and college spirit wear wearday

    Students at Henry County High School marked College Application Week recently with daily discussions, a door decorating contest and college spirit wear day. Teachers were encouraged to discuss their own college experiences with students through prompts like, “Did you know what you wanted to major in when you went to college?” and “What do you wish you would have done in high school to better prepare for college?”

  • EIS Elementary recognizes student leaders
  • Eminence Elementary accepted into Lysol health program
  • Eminence Elementary kids excel in leadership, receive certificates
  • Students collect canned goods for ‘Be a Super Hero’


    Henry County Middle School students recently participated in a canned food drive in a “Be a Super Hero: Feed the Need” collection project sponsored by Tara McMahan’s community service class. Students were encouraged to be a “super hero” in someone’s life by contributing to the food drive.
    Almost 800 items were collected for the Henry County Help Center. Seventh-graders collected 229 cans and 270 cans were collected by sixth-graders. The class that collected the most canned goods were eighth-graders with 293 items.

  • HCHS & Eminence students of the month - SCATC


    The following students enrolled at the Shelby County Area Technology Center have received the Student of the Month for September which is a student who is exemplary in the academic areas of the classroom.
    Micayla Heighchew – Industrial Maintenance
    The following students enrolled at the Shelby County Area Technology Center have received the Citizen of the Month for September which is a student whose behavior and attitude distinguish them as superior students.
    Mia Gonzalez – Health Science

  • HC Wildcat Marching Band wins first place at Ryle High School contest


    Henry County Wildcat Marching Band took first place again at the Ryle High School Contest on Saturday, Sept. 22. Their show, entitled “Wild,” features the song “Africa” by Toto and musical themes from “The Lion King.” The band is led by Director Chip Anderson, Guard Instructor Johnathan Rogers, Percussion Instructor Andy Edelen, Field Commander Will Whitt and Assistant Field Commander Harley Poynter.

  • School-wide read restarts and instills good reading habits at HCMS


    Every student and teacher in Henry County Middle School recently read the same book– at the same time–as a school-wide read.
    The book, “Restart” by Gordon Korman deals with change, honesty, kindness and tolerance as a former eighth grade bully suffers amnesia and returns to school to re-evaluate what kind of person he is, how others perceive him and who he really wants to be. His amnesia gives him a fresh start at school, something HCMS Principal Lucia Hughes wanted her students to experience as well.