Michael Melton has been serving as Elliott County's new superintendent since July 1. He entered education more than three decades ago because of his family.
When students meet each other for the first time at the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program and ask where they’re from, they turn their hands sideways and curl in their thumb, creating a rough shape of the state. “If you were from Centre College, you'd be in the middle,” explained Marshall County native Sarah Umbarger, pointing to her palm. “Or if you're from Lexington, maybe a little over here, and it's just where you are on the map, and it helps just like visualize like where people are at in Kentucky.”
Morehead State University’s (MSU’s) Volgenau College of Education announced a new scholarship program, the Appalachian Future Educators (AFE) Scholars Program, for new teacher candidates from Appalachian counties.
Forty-seven schools have been named Bright Spots in Kentucky Education, recognition for schools in which students performed better than expected on measures of educational achievement.
The Kentucky Department of Education recognized 10 Kentucky public schools on Sept. 18 for outstanding teaching and learning conditions. These Winners’ Circle schools were recognized for their effective teaching and school leadership practices and will be shared as models of best practices across the state.
Jason Smith, the cafeteria manager at Isonville Elementary (Elliott County), was named the winner of season 13 of the Food Network Star competition.
Jason Smith, cafeteria manager at Isonville Elementary in Elliot County, won Food Network’s Holiday Baking Championship.
Carl Potter Great things are happening in the Elliott County school district! Student achievement and meeting the needs of all students continue to be the primary goals. The district saw a great turnaround in that effort in the release of the 2014 School Report Card. Four of five schools were designated by the Kentucky Department of Education as being [...]
After visiting Lawrence County High School for an upcoming story about Close the Deal, I stopped by their neighbor to the west, Sandy Hook Elementary School (Elliott County). The school serves approximately 250 students in kindergarten through sixth grade.