Academic teams from Christian County elementary schools competed in the Regional Governor’s Cup on Saturday, March 21. Out of the 19 schools that participated, three of the top four schools were students of Christian County.
1st- West Hopkins Elementary, 2nd- Holiday Elementary, 3rd- University Heights Academy, 4th- Millbrooke Elementary
Source: Heather Lancaster, CCBOE Communications and Community Education Director
Holiday Faculty and Staff wore their college alumni colors to teach the importance of a higher education.
Miss Kentucky, Ramsey Carpenter, visited Holiday Elementary. Ms. Carpenter talked to the students about what they are learning now will help them succeed in the future. Other special guest included Mayor Carter Hendricks and Board Member Tom Bell. Holiday Elementary Student Council presented Ms. Carpenter with a gift from the school which was a backpack filled with Holiday items and a copy of the book H is for Hoptown signed by all of the students, faculty, and staff.
Mrs. Dossett’s 5th grade students entered essays for the AARP Grandparents Essay. It was a tough decision, but the winning essay came from Abby Moss. Abby’s essay will now be entered in the district competition.
Holiday Elementary School Christmas Tree
at Festival of Trees located at Christian County Senior Citizen Center.
People's Choice Award Winner.
Mrs. Pickerill's 5th grade students enjoyed a day of real life learning, with the 4-H program Dollars and Sense. Students were given a set dollar amount to begin with. They then moved to different stations, that were monitored by HHS Leadership Students, and had to choose wisely between a need or a want. At the end of the rotation students reported to the bank, sponsored by Heritage Bank, to see if they had any money left or if they ran out.
Holiday Elementary supports Childhood Cancer Awareness.
Holdiay students enjoyed a day at Jeffer's Bend and received a special surprise when Mayor Kemp and Judge Executive Tribble came to sign the proclamation for NatureFest.