Monday, May 27, 2019
Recognitions

Spanish embassy honors Fayette elementary school

Maxwell Spanish Immersion Magnet Elementary School (Fayette County) has been named the 2018-19 School of the Year by the Embassy of Spain’s Education Office in Washington, D.C.
Leo Guevara, a 2018 Graves County High School graduate, practices machine tooling. In only his second year in the machine tooling program at the Mayfield-Graves County Area Technology Center, Guevara competed in the State Skills USA competition and won the manual machine contest. Submitted photo by Paul Schaumburg, Graves County Schools

Graves County graduate finding success with machine tooling

Leo Guevara, a 2018 graduate of Graves County High School, has found his calling in machine tooling.
Resources

KAEE offers teaching resources for environmental educators

The KAEE TREE has been developed as a means to connect educators with professionals who can assist with the integration of environmental concepts into all content areas.
Announcements

EKU hosting Science and Math Camp for junior and seniors

The Eastern Kentucky University College of Science will host its Science and Math Camp June 2-7 on the EKU campus in Richmond.
Announcements

Summer journalism camp offered in Morehead

The Morehead Writing Project will offer a summer journalism camp for high school students June 9-15 at Morehead State University.
Resources

The Arboretum offers classroom experience on ecosystems

The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky is offering a classroom experience in which students can explore connections between plants, other organisms and their environments by designing miniature ecosystems contained within terrariums.
Conferences

KHS seeks proposals for history education conference

The Kentucky Historical Society is accepting proposals for its Kentucky History Education Conference July 18 in Frankfort.
Nyree Clayton-Taylor

Remixing the traditional essay to empower students

As a freshman in college, I remember being mesmerized by a young artists and repertoire executive named Sean “Puffy” Combs from Uptown Records. While Puffy can take credit for reconstructing the remix, Obasi Shaw and A.D. Carson, two young African American scholars, can be credited with the modernizing and remixing of the traditional essay.
Contests

KET Young Writers Contest now open to all grades

The KET Young Writers Contest invites students to celebrate the power of crafting stories, poems and illustrations by submitting their own original stories and poems. For the first time, the contest is open to students in all grades.
Conferences

Proposals sought for NAEE conference

The North American Association for Environmental Education is accepting proposals for its annual conference and research symposium Oct. 15-19 at Lexington Convention Center.