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School

  • Elementaries offer free lunch

    Clarkson and Lawler elementary schools will offer free breakfasts and lunches to students, regardless of income.

    The change was announced during the Thursday, July 9, meeting of the Grayson County School Board.

    The new program is part of the Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which provides no-cost meals to students in schools with high poverty levels.

    Last year Wilkey and Caneyville elementary schools were approved for the same program.

  • Crump joins Grayson County Schools District staff

    One thing Mitch Crump failed at was leisure.

    “I failed miserably at retirement,” a laughing Crump said recently. “I just missed (work) and I enjoy working in schools because it’s a neat environment working within the school district.”

    The former Meade County Schools superintendent, who retired two years ago, has stepped back into the working world as the new assistant superintendent of Grayson County Schools.

  • Program boosts school-to-work successes

    Grayson County High School has taken an innovative approach to providing an avenue for students to succeed in one of the most in-demand, high paying and fastest growing industries: computerized manufacturing and machining.

    The Tech Ready Apprentices for Careers in Kentucky, or TRACK, program offered through the GCHS Technology Center started as a pilot program in 2013.

  • Schools name new administrator

    A former Meade County schools leader will be taking on an administrative role with the Grayson County Schools District.

    Mitch Crump has been hired as the district’s new assistant superintendent. He replaces Doug Robinson, who will be taking over for current superintendent Barry Anderson, who is set to retire June 30.

    Crump, whose hiring was announced May 13 and discussed at the Grayson County Schools board meeting the following night, retired within the last couple of years as superintendent of the Meade County school district.

  • Robinson tapped as GCSD superintendent

    By Brant Bond
    The Record

    Doug Robinson, currently assistant superintendent of the Grayson County Schools District, has officially been tapped as its new superintendent.

    The announcement was made official during a Thursday, April 23, school board meeting at Clarkson Elementary.

    Current superintendent Barry Anderson is retiring June 30. Robinson will take over on July 1.

  • New Superintendent selected by district

    A new leader fir the Grayson County School District is a familiar face.

    Following a special meeting April 2, the school board announced it selected Doug Robinson to be the new superintendent.

    Currently the assistant superintendent, his appointment is expected to be made official at the board’s regular meeting April 21.

    Robinson became assistant superintendent in 2012, following five years at the helm of Grayson County High School. The Grayson County native has been with the district in teaching and management roles since 2001.

  • Anonymous donation to help St. Paul school

    By Rebecca Morris
    The Record

    An anonymous nomination in a national contest will mean a financial boost for a Grayson County school.

    On Monday, March 23, representatives of Monsanto Co. and Tommy and Maxine Henning of Leitchfield arrived at St. Paul Catholic School to present a $2,500 check.

  • Photos: National FFA Week

    Feb. 21-28 was designated as National FFA Week in Grayson County. These images showcase some of the activities GCHS students participate in through FFA.

  • 2014-15 GCHS FFA Officers

    Feb. 21-28 was designated as National FFA Week. The following are biographies of the 2014-2015 Grayson County High School FFA Officers.

    Brandi Gerwitz
    2014-15 GCHS FFA President

    My name is Brandi Lynn Gerwitz. I am in 12th grade and 17 years old. Last year I was chapter treasurer and I am currently president.

    I have participated in Greenhouse Impromptu, Small Animal Impromptu, Parliamentary Procedure Team, and Land Judging. I have attended Kentucky FFA Convention, National FFA Convention, and Kentucky LTC.

  • School Board approves 2015-16 calendar

    By Rebecca Morris

    The recently circulated 2015-16 Grayson County School District calendar was approved by the school board, with only one change.

    The unanimous vote came during the board’s Feb. 12 meeting.

    The proposed calendar had been released to staff and parents to seek their feedback.

    Sonny Prunty, the district’s director of pupil personnel, said the only change being made was moving a professional learning day from January to March.