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STLP Advances on to State STLP Group Picture

Submitted by Office of Technology

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) uses project-based learning principles to empower student learning and achievement through the utilization (and creation) of technology to solve school and community needs. STLP provides a means for students to design, make, connect and learn.

Student products, projects, and services are showcased through local, regional, and state events.

This year Adair County Middle School and Adair County High School STLP Students showcased at Regionals in Pulaski County hosted at the Center for Rural Development.  Adair County Middle School Students project was "Chromebook Keeper" allowing a means for a school to effectively check in/out Chromebook devices/carts through Google resources. Adair County High School project was "Indian Cleanup Initiative" efforts with the usage of media arts in distributing their vision toward recycling among the school and community. Both schools advance on to State which will be hosted April 2020 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

The Adair County Primary Center and Adair County Elementary School is also participating in STLP via online competition which is currently still ongoing and will be judged and announced in 2020.

The Adair County Schools would like to extend a huge thank you to ATS and Bank of Columbia for their donations toward the students T-Shirts.

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Adair Student Team Kentucky Poster Contest Winner School News Graphic

Submitted by the Office of Superintendent

Students had an opportunity to create a poster illustrating Kentuckians working together on something to accomplish for their communities with one of six students who placed in the "Team Kentucky" inauguration poster contest was from Adair County.

A panel of judges, including First Lady, Britainy Beshear, selected the winners.  The winning posters were on display in the Capital during the inauguration and remains currently on display.

Congratulations to Lane Kelsay from Adair County Elementary School which won ages 10-13 category. His poster can be viewed by clicking the headline of this story.

Winter Spirit Week- School Wide

     Monday- Ugly Christmas Sweater
     Tuesday- Grinch Day
     Wednesday-Pajama Day
     Thursday- Winter Wonderland White Out

Real Science Program Blue 1

The Adair County Primary Center recently had several interesting guests. Brad Reynolds from Real Science Programs shared his program entitled "Creepy, Crawly, Scaly, and Slimy Critters".  This program compared characteristics, adaptations, and life cycles of vertebrates and invertebrates using live animals. It also examined how scientists group and classify animals based on how closely related and alike various animals are.  Click read more to see photos and information.

 

 

Math Night at ACPC m

ACPC recently had their Family Math Night. Students were able to practice their math skills while having fun with their family. Lindsey Wilson College students led the activities. Click "Read More" for a complete rundown of the evening.

The ACPC Fall Festival was a Success! z

The ACPC Fall Festival was a great success! The evening began with the King and Queen/Prince and Princess crowning. Our King is Jackson Corbin. The Queen is Kharli Stockton. The Prince and Princess Court included: Kindergarten-Jonas Partin and Faith Fudge, 1st Grade-Nash Collins and Maria Burton, and 2nd Grade-Hunter Ballou and Paisley Adams. The fundraiser raised over $25,000 dollars with the majority of the money going toward a school walking track, playground expansion, and classroom books. Then families participated in an evening of games, face painting, barrel rides, and food. A big hit of the evening was the jail with Sheriff Josh Brockman manning the prisoners. The Adair County Primary Center would like to say a huge THANK YOU to our students, parents, and community members who have supported us. We are blown away by your generosity and we hope you had fun as well. Special thanks to Lindsey Wilson College volunteers, the ACPC PTO, 313 Maple, our amazing staff, and loyal community volunteers. 


 

"All About Me" Grand Group Grandparents Support Group Event 1

Grand Group Grandparents Support Group met on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at the County Extension Office with the topic being "All About Me." Grandparents enjoyed getting their hair and nails done along with a nice meal and door prizes.  Thank you to the following people who made this event possible:  Shirlene Ingram and Mary Jones for a delicious meal, Dan Ellis for donated hair products as door prizes, Love Nails for donated gift certificate, Jennifer St. Andrews and Jennifer Blair with Healthy Kids Clinic, Peggy Lawson with His and Hers Salon, Amanda Keltner, Kaitlyn Crawhorn, and Amber Kemp with House of Styles, Amy Burton and Bethany Moore with Spoiled Rotten Salon.

Family Geography Night Wash

ACPC recently hosted a geography night with the help of Lindsey Wilson College students who are in the education program. The evening highlighted different states with an education student telling information about the state and leading students in an activity that matched. The activities help the kids remember what they learned. Here are the LWC education students who led the activities:

Katrina Hadley--Washington DC

Erika Squires--Kentucky

Alex Brockman--Tennessee

Sarah Robinson--Ohio

Harold Bargo--West Virginia

Megan Bell--Illinois

Emily Vanoy--Virginia

Jadyn Brummett-- Indiania

Tori Haun--Missouri

This event was sponsored by 21st CCLC Camp Casey, ACPC Family Resource Center, Title 1, and LWC Education Department.

 


 

ACPC Hosts Puppet Show About Bullying Prevention m

The Family Resource Center at the Adair County Primary Center sponsored Kids on the Block Bully Prevention Program for K-2 students on Thursday, September 26th. The performance provided 3 life size Kids on the Block puppets who shared their personal experiences with bullying and students learned healthy ways to handle bully situations.

Students at ACPC Make a Veteran's Birthday Wish Come True Veteran

Mrs. Tabitha Giles' class helped make a Veteran's dream come true. They found out that James South was turning 100 years old. For his birthday his wish was to get 100 birthday cards. Their class got to work wishing him a happy birthday and showing their appreciation for his service in the military. Kaycee Rader is currently student teaching in this class and organized this project.

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Walk to Read and Bingo for Books Held at ACPC bingo

Grandparents/grandpersons and Walk to Read were celebrated at Bingo for Books Monday, September 9, 2019.

Students were able to win up to two books in the cafeteria playing Bingo and up to two books in the gym by walking two laps.

The event was sponsored by Adair County Primary Center Family Resource Center, Title I, 21st CCLC Camp Casey and WATCH Coalition.

Is Your Child Getting Enough SLEEP? bed

Sleep is so important for our children physically, mentally, and emotionally.

Did you know sleep also:

  • Promotes Growth
  • Helps the Heart
  • Affects Weight
  • Helps Fight Germs
  • Reduces Injury Risk
  • Boosts Learning
  • Increases Attention Span

Find out the details of each as well as learning how to build a better bedtime and recommended age level sleep amounts from Parents Magazine at

https://www.parents.com/health/healthy-happy-kids/the-7-reasons-your-kid-needs-sleep/

Super Pals Super

We started “Super Pals” this week in computer lab! When chosen to be the Super Pal of the day you get to wear the special cape & mask while working. 😊 Super pals are chosen by staying on task, following the computer lab rules, or just being caught do something “SUPER”. Click "read more" to see photos.

Meet Blue Our School Therapy Dog Blue 1

Blue is a Golden Labrador Retriever and he is now part of our ACPC family. He is 5 months old. He loves kids and is excited to get plenty of attention here at school. Blue has been trained to be a therapy dog. All student who want to interact with him will get a chance this year at school. 

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