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    Summer Fun and Fitness set to begin June 13

    The Knox County Family Resource and Youth Service Centers are set to kick off a Summer of Fun and Fitness at the Barbourville Water Park starting June 13th. Every Tuesday and Thursday for five weeks starting June 13 the Knox County FRYSCs will provide free admission for students and one adult per family to enter […]

    The Comforts of Learning at Central Elem.

    The culture of Silicon Valley businesses meets the comforts of home in one classroom at Central Elementary. Students have the choice to choose their seat while they learn and participate in Sheila Mills’ classroom.  This past summer Mills took to the Internet to find funding for alternatives to typical school chairs. “I received a donation […]

    A geometrical Valentine’s Day

    The third grade math classroom at Central Elementary School was filled with Valentine’s Day boxes today, but they were not your typical heart and rectangle shaped candy containers. Students learned about geometrical shapes and turned those shapes into special Valentine’s Day treat boxes.  Tissue boxes, construction paper, and other craft supplies were used in the […]

    Local realtor donates book to elementary libraries

    It was “The Day The Crayons Quit” and the day Century 21 realtor Sandra Hubbs visited school libraries that has students talking in Knox County. The visit was part of the agency’s effort to give back to local schools, with the first donation being a copy of the book “The Day The Crayons Quit”, by […]

    Knox roars past the competition in regional robotics

    Students became allies of the animal kingdom and showed off their robotics skills during the regional Lego Robotics competition held in Hazard on Saturday, December 10. The problem “Animal Allies” is challenging students to build a robot and solve a real-world problem that relates to our furry, feathered, and finned friends.  In addition to building a […]

    Academic League celebrates successful season

    The elementary academic season went down to the buzzer, and for several teams ended ties, as students competed to win top bragging rights in the county. The Knox County Academic League celebrated their success this fall during an awards ceremony held on Friday, December 9.  Players, MVPs, and overall top teams were recognized during the awards […]

    Results from annual Sixth Grade Showcase

    Sixth grade students from across Knox County were in the spotlight Saturday as they demonstrated their skills and knowledge in the annual Sixth Grade Showcase. The Sixth Grade Showcase is an academic event designed to provide a competitive opportunity for Kentucky’s sixth graders, who are sometimes “lost” between elementary (4-5) and middle grades (6-8) Governor’s […]

    Count Me In! during high attendance week

    Can the Knox County Public Schools count you in? September 19 through 23 marks the annual High Attendance Week in the school district, and this year the district is wanting to make sure that you come prepared to succeed as part of the team. Each day will highlight a different focus on the importance of […]

    Students learn that reading is fundamental

    The roar of students welcomed Clifford, The Big Red Dog, to elementary schools across Knox County during the month of September. Clifford and his guests visited students to teach them that Reading is Fundamental through storytelling and a special gift. Reading is Fundamental is an outreach component of the Barbourville Junior Woman’s Study Club in […]