Graves County Schools

Education
7:28 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Tobacco Free Campuses Considered by Kentucky School Districts

The Hopkins County school board is considering a proposal to ban all forms of tobacco from school property and vehicles for students, faculty, and visitors, during all school functions every day of the week.

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Education
3:55 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Judge Allows Transfer of Cuba Elementary Desks, Lockers

Credit Paul Schaumburg

Franklin Circuit Court Judge Phillip Shepherd has issued an order allowing Graves County Schools to proceed with preparations to transfer Cuba Elementary students to different schools.

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Education
4:09 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Graves Co. Superintendent Responds to Plaintiff Comments on Cuba Elementary

Credit Paul Schaumburg

As a court case continues to prevent the Graves County board of education from closing and selling Cuba Elementary the county's superintendent Kim Harrison is responding to comments from supporters of the suit printed in a July 10th edition of Paducah Sun.

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Education
2:26 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Cuba Elementary Auction to Be Rescheduled

Credit Paul Schaumburg

The Graves County Board of Education is looking to push back the sale of Cuba Elementary following a judge's decision to extend a timeline to rule on an emergency injunction to stop the sale.

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Education
4:02 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Graves Residents File Emergency Injunction to Halt Cuba Elementary Sale

Credit Paul Schaumburg

The attorney representing the group of disgruntled residents suing the Graves County Board of Education has filed an emergency injunction to halt the sale of Cuba Elementary School.

Lexington attorney Jim Deckard filed the motion with the Franklin Circuit Court Friday calling for the court to prohibit the removal of school equipment tomorrow, June 3, and the auctioning off of the school as surplus property June 18. 

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Education
11:43 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Graves School Board Finalizes Auction Details for Cuba Elementary Sale

Credit Paul Schaumburg

The Graves County Board of Education has finalized plans to auction Cuba Elementary School's facility next month.

During last night’s special meeting, the Board chose Bunch Brothers Auction and Realty Company of Wingo to conduct the sale. 

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Education
3:56 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Graves County School Set to Close Receives Honor for Closing Achievement Gap

  A Graves County school that’s set to close this summer due to low enrollment has been named a distinguished school for significantly closing the achievement gap between student groups.

Cuba Elementary was Kentucky’s category 2 school for the National Title I Association, but Graves County Schools plan to close it June 30th and auction it off as surplus property.

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Education
3:32 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Residents Sue Graves County School Board Over Closure of Cuba Elementary

 A group of disgruntled residents are suing the Graves County Board of Education for allegedly following improper procedures to close Cuba Elementary School.

The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Franklin County Circuit Court lists the plaintiffs as four “individual citizens and taxpayers” in Graves County. 

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Education
4:02 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Graves County Schools Declares Cuba Elementary as Surplus Property

Despite pleas from community members the Graves County Board of Education has declared Cuba Elementary School surplus property to be sold in a public auction.  

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Education
3:36 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Graves County Drops Valedictorian and Salutatorian Graduate Distinctions

The Graves County Board of Education has passed a measure that will bring an end to the high school’s awarding of titles such as valedictorian and salutatorian. Students that reach a certain level of academic achievement will be awarded the title “graduate of distinction.”

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