Christian County Schools http://wkms.org en Christian County Officials To Develop Contingency Plan in Event of DoDEA Cuts http://wkms.org/post/christian-county-officials-develop-contingency-plan-event-dodea-cuts <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Christian County School Officials are discussing a possible contingency plan should the school face an influx of students from Fort Campbell. &nbsp;</span></p><p>The issue came up during a Local Planning Committee meeting concerning long-term facility upgrades last week.</p><p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:25:00 +0000 Rob Canning 36921 at http://wkms.org Christian County Officials To Develop Contingency Plan in Event of DoDEA Cuts Christian County Board Votes to Close Lacy and Holiday Elementary Schools http://wkms.org/post/christian-county-board-votes-close-lacy-and-holiday-elementary-schools <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Christian County Schools will close two elementary schools in its district. The school board voted 3-to-2 last night to shutter Lacy and Holiday Elementary Schools in 2015.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Communications Director Heather Lancaster said the board’s decision was difficult but was based on a needs-to-costs evaluation conducted by the school district’s facilities planning committee.</span></p><p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:11:05 +0000 Rob Canning 36800 at http://wkms.org Christian County Board Votes to Close Lacy and Holiday Elementary Schools $4.5M Grant Awarded to School Systems Near Fort Campbell http://wkms.org/post/45m-grant-awarded-school-systems-near-fort-campbell <p></p><p>The Department of Defense Education Activity awarded two school districts near Fort Campbell with a $4.5 million dollar grant to help students in military families.</p><p>The grant is being split between school districts in Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tenn., and Christian County, Ky. The grant will fund a liaison at each school district to help connect with and involve parents. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:06:17 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 34944 at http://wkms.org $4.5M Grant Awarded to School Systems Near Fort Campbell Hopkinsville High School Selects New Principal http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-high-school-selects-new-principal <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Jefferson County middle school principal is the new&nbsp;</span>Hopkinsville<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;High School principal.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">24-year education veteran Curtis Higgins is currently the assistant principal at Myers Middle School but will take up principal duties at the start of this school year.</span></p> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 16:21:26 +0000 Rob Canning 32765 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville High School Selects New Principal Middle School Students Arrested for Bomb Threat http://wkms.org/post/middle-school-students-arrested-bomb-threat <p>The Hopkinsville Police Department has arrested two 13-year-olds and charged them with terroristic threatening for writing a bomb threat note at North Drive Middle School. Police arrested the boys yesterday afternoon after a teacher and a student found the note in the school hallway. Both confessed to school staff on scene and again at the Hopkinsville Police Department. Thu, 11 Oct 2012 21:09:47 +0000 Angela Hatton 23125 at http://wkms.org Middle School Students Arrested for Bomb Threat New Christian County Superintendent Speaks About Coming to Kentucky http://wkms.org/post/new-christian-county-superintendent-speaks-about-coming-kentucky <p>Mary Ann Gemmill started her job as Christian County&rsquo;s new superintendent of schools at the beginning of July. The 40-year education veteran comes to the district after serving most recently as the chief administrative officer for the Collier County School District in Naples, Fla. Gemmill is a Clinton, Tenn., native, and has worked in several school districts across the Midwestand south. She comes to Christian County Schools as Kentucky is implementing a major push for college and career readiness.</p> Sun, 22 Jul 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Angela Hatton 19510 at http://wkms.org New Christian County Superintendent Speaks About Coming to Kentucky morning cram [HIV cure edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-hiv-cure-edition <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/06/13/154869103/traces-of-virus-in-man-cured-of-hiv-trigger-scientific-debate">Researchers have found traces of HIV virus in the cells of a man who was the first to be cured of the infection with bone marrow transplants.</a></p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 15:17:15 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18345 at http://wkms.org morning cram [HIV cure edition] Christian County Board of Ed Special Meeting Tonight http://wkms.org/post/christian-county-board-ed-special-meeting-tonight <p>The Christian County Board of Education meets tonight in special session to discuss the appointment and contract approval of a new public school superintendent. The new superintendent will replace the outgoing Brady Link, whose contract was not renewed. the meeting is tonight at 8:30 at the Board of Education&#39;s central office.</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 14:45:39 +0000 Todd Hatton 18340 at http://wkms.org Christian County Board of Ed Special Meeting Tonight Christian County Interviewing Superintendent Candidate http://wkms.org/post/christian-county-interviewing-superintendent-candidate <p>Christian County Schools will hold a special meeting tomorrow to interview a superintendent candidate.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 12:26:38 +0000 Gary Pitts 18308 at http://wkms.org Christian County Interviewing Superintendent Candidate the morning cram [gyyaarrrggghhh!!! edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-gyyaarrrggghhh-edition <p>I&#39;m not sure what the Pirate Party is...but I&#39;m down.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>NPR reports</strong> on one of Germany&#39;s <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/06/06/154388897/a-party-on-the-rise-germanys-pirates-come-ashore">newest political parties</a>. Tech-savy&nbsp;twenty-somethings have a fresh vision on democracy.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 14:26:34 +0000 Gary Pitts 18258 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [gyyaarrrggghhh!!! edition]