Category: School News

BETA club hosts nursing home dance

  Kennedy King and the Knott County Central High School BETA club hosted a dance recently for residents of the Knott County Health and Rehabilitation Center. King, a 2011-2012 Rogers Scholar organized this wonderful event for the nursing home residents.

Hindman Elementary student wins Grandparent Essay Contest

A Hindman Elementary student was selected as the Knott County winner in the “2011-2012 Grandparent of the Year” contest sponsored by AARP Kentucky and the Kentucky Retired Teachers’ Association (KRTA). Kathryn Hunter, Hindman, Ky., is among thousands of Kentucky fifth…

KCC art teacher given special award

  Recently, the University of Kentucky’s College of Education honored Carolyn Slone Gibson with an award, “A Teacher Who Made a Difference.” A reception was held April 28 in the UK Student Center Great Hall and Theater where UK Women’s…

Knott BOE approves school trips

By SHARON K. HALL With the school year just over a month from closing for summer break, Knott County board members approved numerous class trips for schools. Other business was conduced and Hindman Elementary School presented the “Big Apple” school…

Knott student chosen to attend prestigious Gatton Academy

  Knott County Central High School is very pleased and honored to announce that Tyler Jeffrey McIntyre, a sophomore, has been accepted into the prestigious Gatton Academy for    his junior and senior years of high school. Tyler is the…

Davis honored at state tourney

Knott County Central Senior Zach Davis closed out a stellar high school career with several honors at the 2012 KHSAA State Tournament. Davis was selected as the National Guard player of the game in the Patriots’ opener against Boone County.…

Special funding helps students

Donor website raised over $82,000 for Carr Creek Elementary By SHARON K. HALL Schools across America are participating in a program designed to help public schools with funding for specific projects. Through the program 65 projects have been awarded to Kentucky schools.…

Patriots capture Mountain Classic

Knott County Central finally broke through and won the 2012 WYMT-TV Mountain Classic. It was the 8th trip to the finals in 25 years for Knott County, but the 2012 squad delivered the championship trophy with clutch and stellar play.…

Knott school board passes draft budget

By Sharon Kay Hall The Knott County Board of Education board members approved a draft budget January 10. “With $260,000 cut out of SEEK funding right now, it isn’t good,” said Finance Director Greg Conn. But the financial expert forecasted a cut…

Knott County Central Class of 2002

Can you believe this summer will be TEN years since we graduated high school? It seems like only yesterday that we were running around in the hallways, skipping classes and catching up on gossip in the lunch room. If you…