Month: February 2015

Florence Rotary Accepting Nominations for Teacher of the Year – Due Friday, February 27th

Florence Rotary Club is accepting nominations for Teacher of the Year through Friday, February 23rd. Please take the time to honor a teacher who has either affected yours or your child’s life. http://florencerotary.org/…/1-Rotary-Teacher-of-the-Year-Ap… ‪#‎HonorATeacher‬

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Another snow day – a great day to be preparing for your child’s future

Many schools are off again today due to the freezing temperatures and wind chills.  This is a great day to be working on college scholarships.  Did you know there are scholarships available for students down to the elementary level?  The

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Update – Link to interview attached – Watch Fox 19 Feb 17th at 8:10 am, I will be talking about the college scholarship process

I am excited to announce that I will be on Fox 19 on Tuesday February 17th at 8:10 am.  I will be talking about the college scholarship process.  Set your DVR or as soon as we receive a copy of

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Technology Makes the World a Smaller Place

I hope everyone is staying safe on this cold, snowy morning.  I love technology and how it can make the world a smaller place.  On these types of days and really any day, I am thankful for such tools such

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When a Family Might Need Help From a Third Party

The college process can be stressful and when there is disharmony at home, gridlock can occur.  Every year, I have parents who meet with me and ask for advice on this topic.  They have often done their best trying to

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Information Sessions on Thursday 2/19 for new programs for Incoming Juniors & Seniors in Boone County Schools

INFORMATION SESSION Thursday, February 19th at 6:30 p.m. Boone County Schools will be hosting an information session on both Early College and the School of Design. The session will take place in the CAM Building on the Boone Campus of

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Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program taking nominations through 3/13

Kohl’s Cares Scholarhship Program is seeking nominations of 6-18 year olds who volunteer in their community. http://www.kohlscorporation.com/CommunityRelations/scholarship/ #MakeaDifference #Scholarships #Volunteer

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ExploreMore / Leaders LaunchPad Classes are Enrolling Now

This is a great program for children who need enrichment activities: “The ExploreMore!™ (K–4th) and Leaders LaunchPad™ (5th–8th) programs offer a broad range of enrichment courses designed for bright and enthusiastic students in a learning environment where creativity and critical

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Family Connections Supporting Post-K12 Success of Youth w/ Disabilities

Tonight, Wednesday, 2/11 at 9pm ET on Twitter on #ptchat Family Connections Supporting Post-K12 Success of Youth w/ Disabilities w/ @rhonda_basha–@USDOL pic.twitter.com/punEUSP9Gp

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Lexington Students Build their Own Drones at Newton’s Attic

This is very cool.  The experiences which are students are receiving today are amazing. “LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – It’s graduation day for a group of students at Newton’s Attic on Old Versailles Road in Lexington. The group of four students

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