McGuffey 6th Grade - Art Speaks Louder than Words

By Ben Kleppingerben@theinteriorjournal.com 
Lincoln County residents may soon notice some extra big splashes of color up in public spaces thanks to an art project by McGuffey sixth-grade students aimed at preventing child abuse.  Students in Allison Gibson’s sixth grade art class have produced community art projects in past years for Child Abuse Prevention Month, which occurs every April. This year, Gibson said the students’ brightly colored murals take a different approach.

“We wanted to come up with something fresh and new this year,” Gibson said. “Last year was a very simplistic approach — it was very clean and simple. This year will be a polar opposite.”


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Youth Leadership Summit

Training Today for Jobs Tomorrow

Fort Logan School participated in and won the Bluegrass Workforce Investment Board Youth Leadership Summit on March 19th in Lexington.  Students were able to showcase skills they have developed over the school year by attending college and career readiness classes developed by Fort Logan staff. Students competed against nine regional programs and approximately 300 students in a variety of events that demonstrated critical thinking, college and career readiness skills, problem solving and creativity.  Fort Logan students won first place in, Employment Interview, Public Speaking, Logo Design, and Carpet Maze/Problem Solving.   Students placed runner-up in, Essay, Employment Interview, Online Application, Cover Letter and Resume.

We are extremely proud of the success of all our students and the effort they put forth.  We received numerous compliments on their behavior, manners and appearance.  They represented not only Fort Logan well, but Lincoln County as a whole.


2015 - 2016 Early Childhood Registration

Early Childhood Registration will be held from April 27 - May 7 for the 2015-2016 school year. Appointments are being scheduled now. Please call  606-365-9371 or 606-365-2290 to make an appointment to apply for your child (birth - 4 year old by August 1st).  Please click on button below to access flyer for more details.


Twenty Years of Service ~ March Recognition

Several teachers and administrators were recognized at the March Board Meeting for serving students for 20 years or more. We want to thank you for your dedication and commitment to our students. The second group to be recognized in March were: Dixie Bertram, Kim Bolton, Leroy Boone, Gena Carmicle, Shawn Conley, Harvey Franklin, Mark Gorton, Teresa Griffin, Susan Harris, Jeff Jackson, Cathy Hill, John Leigh, Glenna Mofield, James Pope, Gail Psimer, Mark Upchurch, Jim Ward, & Donna Wheeldon.


Lincoln County Archery Team wins Region and Places 4th at State

Congratulations!!!! The Lincoln County High School Archery team competed in the 2015 KY NASP Region 10 Tournament held in Pulaski on February 14, 2015. The team placed 1st in the Region with a score of 3409 qualifying them for the NASP State Tournament this week, March 11-12, 2015.  The team scored 3393 points from a possible 3600, placing Lincoln County 4th high school team in the state out of the 65 high school teams that participated.

 

Connor Patterson shot a 294 and finished in 2nd place in the Senior Male division, receiving a $1,000 scholarship.  McKenzie Settles, a 6th grade student, shot a 284 and finished in 6th place in the Middle School Female division out 686 middle school females who competed.  

 

Good luck to the team as they shoot in the KHSAA Regional Tournament at Boyle County High School on Saturday, March 14, 2015.


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2015 Lincoln County District Spelling Bee Winner

Congratulations to Taylor Prewitt, a 5th grader  from Crab Orchard Elementary, for winning the District Spelling Bee on March 12, 2015. The Lincoln County Spelling Bee was held at the Board of Education on March 12 with eight participants representing eight of our schools. These students competed for the chance to represent Lincoln County Public Schools at the state level.  In order to be declared the winner, the student had to correctly spell the word missed as well as a new word. The winning words were "prompt" and "telegraph". Prewitt successfully completed that challenge and will advance to the state competition in March in Louisville. We would like to thank Lincoln County Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation with Thelma Blair and local agents Andrew Kaiser and Sonja Bratcher for sponsoring this event.

 


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Non-Discrimination Notice

The Lincoln County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetic information, disability, religion, marital status, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access of its' facilities to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination under Title IX and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Pam Hart, Title IX Coordinator, or Eva Stone, Section 504 Coordinator, 305 Danville Ave., Stanford, KY  40484, (606) 365-2124.


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