Schools

Community for Creativity teaches production first hand

Special to Fayette Newspapers Students in the Community for Creativity pilot at Rising Starr Middle School (RSMS) are learning hands-on from industry professionals how to create a film from script to final product. Seventh and eighth grade students in this innovative new initiative are telling the story of the Community for Creativity initiative by making…

BOE candidates debate ahead of Nov. 6 election

Election Day is fast approaching and a Tuesday night debate helped voters prepare to cast their vote. Highlighting the night at Whitewater High School, sponsored by the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce, Fayette County Republican Party, Fayette County Democratic Committee and Fayette County NAACP, Board of Education District 2 candidates Sara Van Etten and Roy…

Schools add measure of protection for students, staff

Special to Fayette Newspapers Preemptive measures are being added to the Fayette County Public School System’s safety protocol in light of school shootings that have happened across the nation. Long rifles will be placed in all schools where there is a School Resource Officer (SRO). The Fayette County Board of Education approved the measure at its June…

FCHS, McIntosh get new principals for 2018-19 year

Special to Fayette Newspapers Earlier this year, new administrators were announced for Braelinn, North Fayette, and Spring Hill Elementary schools. Now, two high schools will have new principals for the 2018-2019 school year as more administrative changes have been approved by the Fayette County Board of Education, including the naming of a new assistant superintendent…

BOE approves International Baccalaureate program

Calling it an opportunity to offer students another rigorous academic option, the Board of Education approved the creation of an International Baccalaureate program. An internationally recognized program known for its rigorous academic and personal standards, International Baccalaureate (IB) will add to the options for students to push themselves to higher goals.  “It’s another opportunity for…

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