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Highland Elementary wins Championship at District Governor’s Cup Highland Academic Team

Led by Coach Joy Robertson, Highland Elementary was the overall District Champion at the Governor’s Cup held on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Highland won the overall competition with 42.5 points overall for the day. The Quick Recall team was runner-up at the District, advancing them to the Regional competition.

Special thanks to Coach Robertson for her daily work with the students preparing them for the competition. She is a valuable asset to the school and team.

 A great day of competition for our students …and Best of Luck to our team at the Regional Competition.

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District Governor’s Cup Written Assessment Winners Maecey and Hallie

Hallie Mullins won first place in the math written assessment at the District Governor’s Cup Competition. Maecey Carrier got fourth place in the math assessment category. GREAT job!

District Governor’s Cup Written Assessment Winners Brooklyn and Nikki

Brooklyn Adams won first place in the Arts and Humanities category of Written Assessment at the Governor’s Cup, while Nikki Mounce place second .  Way to go!

District Governor’s Cup Written Assessment Winners Brooklyn


Brooklyn Adams scored a fifth place win in the English Composition at the District Governor’s Cup. What a fabulous writer! 

District Governor’s Cup Written Assessment Winners Caden , Gavin and Austin

Gavin Lewis placed first in the District Governor’s Cup Competition, Austin Pennington placed third, and Caden Bastin placed fifth in the area of Science Written Assessment. Wonderful!

District Governor’s Cup Written Assessment Winners Lindsay and Nikki


Language Arts Written Assessment winners at the District Governor’s Cup were Lindsay Bryant- 2nd place and Nikki Mounce – 5th place.  Perfect, Ladies!


District Governor’s Cup Written Assessment Winners Austin and Maecey

Social Studies Written Assessment winners from Highland Elementary are Austin Pennington- 2nd place and Maecey Carrier – 3rd place. Excellent work!

Highland is A Proficient , Progressing School Highland Faculty and Staff

Highland Elementary School faculty and staff members accepted a banner presented for our academic progress and classification as a “ Proficient “ school. The members of the staff accepted the banner at the school board meeting. The banners were presented by Pam Hart at the Student Support Center.

    Accepting Highland’s Banner is, from left to right, Amy Holtzclaw, Lisa Cornett, Rhonda Smith, James Carrier, Suzanne Montgomery, Nancy King, Joy Robertson, and Charlotte Hunter.

Berry wins Championship Makenna Berry

Third grade student Makenna Berry entered the 4-H Demonstration Contest on January 31, 2017 in the category of Science.  Her demonstration was “Homemade Bouncy Balls / Slime” . She won  Grand Champion and First Place in her category.  Congratulations , Makenna !  Our school is very proud of your accomplishment.

Great Academic Gains for Lincoln County District and Schools

Today, Superintendent Michael Rowe announced congratulations to the Lincoln County Public School District for achieving the status of a Distinguished School District. The Lincoln County School District has performed at the proficient or distinguished level for four consecutive years. A special note of congratulations was extended to Lincoln County High School (LCHS) for being designated a “School of Distinction!” LCHS received this classification within Kentucky’s Unbridled Learning Accountability System. Praise was also extended to Lincoln County Middle School and Crab Orchard Elementary for receiving a classification of “Distinguished.” Additionally Lloyd McGuffey 6th Grade Center, Hustonville Elementary School and Highland Elementary School all received a Proficient classification within the Kentucky Accountability System. Other notable celebration points within the data are Stanford, McKinney, and Waynesburg Elementary Schools all meeting their annual measurable objectives goal under federal guidelines with a progressing classification. Upon hearing this news, Superintendent Rowe stated, “We are pleased to be deemed a Distinguished School District!  All of our schools have points for celebration. Lincoln County High School is on track to meet their goal of a top 10 high school in the state of KY. Equally as exciting is the news that Lincoln County Middle School and Crab Orchard have been classified as distinguished schools!” 

While all of this news is exciting, the district continues to strive toward the goal of becoming a district of distinction. “The data points to our progress toward this goal!” said Rowe.   

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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