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2019 WHAS11 & LG&E/KU ExCEL Winner, Mr. Travis Thompson Mr. Travis Thompson

Congratulations to EHS teacher, Mr. Travis Thompson, the EIS ExCEL winner sponsored by WHAS11 & LG&E/KU.  What a great ceremony held at EHS to honor an excellent teacher. The speakers told of the energic and entertaining ways Mr. Thompson engages his students and gets them to achieve at high levels.  He is a passionate educator keeping his students' needs and interests a high priority when teaching.

Board Members Sworn In Board Members

Newly elected Kim Iman, returning members, Guy Wallace, and Paul Godfrey, were sworn into their terms as Elizabethtown Independent School Board members by State Representative Jim Duplessis.

ExCEL Winner Mr. Thompson

Congratulations to Mr. Travis Thompson, history teacher at Elizabethtown High School, as he was named the EIS ExCEL winner for 2018-2019.

New School Board Member Board Members

Kim Iman, new member, along with Guy Wallace and Paul Godfrey were sworn in by State Representative Jim Duplessis to the Elizabethtown Independent School Board.

Women in Science meet at ECTC Michelle Tucci

Michelle Tucci, a mechanical engineer with Lexmark Design Center and User Experience Design, speaks to EIS middle and high girls interested in the engineering, math, and science fields.

Lemelson-MIT representative visits EHS InvenTeam EHS InvenTeam

Mrs. Leigh Estabrooks speaks with the Elizabethtown InveTeam about their grant invention and helps prepares them for their MIT visit this summer.

8 Juniors at EHS take top honors at APES. APES participants

Congratulations to the 8 juniors that participated in the Hardin County American Private Enterprise Seminar (APES).   This seminar, sponsored by the Hardin County Extension Office, taught the students about the American economic system and the global economy and helped prepare participants for an active role in business through involvement with business leaders.  After each segment, students took 10 question Payday quizzes and a 50 question exam at the end of the seminar.   Kaitlyn Brandenburg placed 1st and named top female.   Bryan Herringshaw placed 2nd and named top male.   Jenson Harner was named as the first alternate.   Kaitlyn and Bryan now have the opportunity to participate in the state APES seminar held in June at the University of Kentucky.

Emily Ryan named as a state finalist, 2019 Coca-Cola Scholar

Emily Ryan has been named a Semifinalist for the 2019 class of the Coca‑Cola Scholars Program, moving to the next round of the selection process to become a Coca-Cola Scholar and receive a $20,000 college scholarship.  

1,896 high school seniors were selected as Semifinalists from a pool of 95,715 applications from across the country based on their academic excellence, leadership and service demonstrated in school and community activities. 
EHS earns Outstanding Delegation at KYA. KYA

EHS had a great showing at the Kentucky Youth Assembly this past weekend.  Many of our students earned individual honors as well as EHS.

Individual Awards:

Outstanding Delegate:  Ayesha Nasir

Outstanding Speaker:  Matthew Barnes

Outstanding Doorkeeper:  Garrett Inman

Elected Speaker of the Bluegrass House:  Haider Nasir.  This is the second highest elected position among freshman and sophomores.  Haider ran a fantastic campaign and gave articulate speeches. 

Elected Speaker of the Commonwealth House:  Aidan Aldridge.  This is the second highest elected position among juniors and seniors.  This is a tremendous honor considering Aidan was up against some solid completion.

Lily Addington and Natalie Schory were both Presiding Officers over this year’s KYA.  They gave great speeches, ran debate chambers, and they assisted the Y Staff in maintaining decorum over a group of 1500 students.   

Mac Meyer, Ayesha Nasir, and Jake Vaught were all Supporting Officers at this year’s KYA and their roles included chairing and clerking debate chambers. 

 

Delegation Awards:  We were also recognized for excellence on a school-wide level in addition to our individual accolades. 

Once again EHS was recognized as a Premier Delegation.  

And last but certainly not least EHS was recognized as the Outstanding Delegation for KYA.  This is the highest award a delegation can earn and only one delegation out of over 40 schools earned this award!! 

ExCEL Teachers at EIS ExCEL Teachers

C. Alvey from TK Stone, L. Looten from Helmwood Heights, A. Truitt from Panther Academy, S. Billings from Morningside and T. Thompson from EHS are the ExCEL nominees for 2018-2019.  Congratulations to them all!

No School, November 15, 2018

No school today on November 15, 2018, due to downed trees and many without power. 

November Students of the Month Students of the Month of November

Zane from Panther Academy, Lily From TK Stone, Dalyla from Panther Place, Nash from Helmwood Heights, Patrick from Morningside, and Noah from EHS.  Great students and great role models for all.

Congratulations Sarah Been! Sarah Been

Sarah has been named as a 2018 Wendy's High School Heisman State Winner.  There was a pool of nearly 42,000 students with 967 state finalist of that 20 from KY. Now just she and one other KY student are state winners. Way to go Sarah and best of luck in the national competition.

Sounds of Halloween Echo Through EPAC T.K. Stone Middle School 7th and 8th Grade Band Perform a Halloween Concert at the Elizabethttown Performing Arts Center.

T. K. Stone 7th and 8th Grade Band Presents Spooky Halloween Concert