Storyteller Hamilton to visit East Middle
On Monday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m., East Jessamine Middle School will be hosting Mary Hamilton, a professional storyteller and author of “Kentucky Folktales,” University Press of Kentucky. Hamilton will be telling stories and talking about how to write a short story in the style of a folktale. For more information, call Dorie Raybuck or Lynn Lindle at 885-5561.
East Middle hosts math carnival
Students and parents of students at East Jessamine Middle School are invited to the school’s math carnival Thursday, Nov. 15, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Games, prizes and food will be providedat the evening all about probability and statistics. There will be a raffle at the end of the evening for a Thanksgiving basket.
RSVP with teacher Maggie Strong via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message at the school at 859-885-5561.
JCTC¿class hosts Christmas fundraiser
On Dec. 6, the business-leadership class at Jessamine Career and Technology Center, 881 Wilmore Road, Nicholasville, is hosting “Operation: Christmas Party” to raise funds for Wounded Warriors and Operation Gratitude. The event is the culminating class project giving students experience in project planning, decision making, management, leadership and much more. The party will include holiday snacks, silent auctions, games and concessions. All the proceeds will be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project and Operation Gratitude. Admission is three items from the wish list for the troops that includes knit hats or scarves, yarn, paracord survival bracelets, Beanie Babies, Webkinz, holiday candy, socks (solid colors), iPods, DVD players, CDs, computer games, headphones, webcams, gift cards for chain stores (like Walmart or Walgreens), energy bars, beef jerky, healthy snacks, lip balm, toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouthwash, roll-on deodorant, razors, board games, electronic handheld games, new comic books, bandana coolers, hand and foot warmers, single-serve boxes of cereal, candy, trail mix, nuts, tuna or chicken-salad kits, Girl Scout cookies, powdered beverages (Kool-Aid, Gatorade), moist towelettes, foot powder, T-shirts, hats, gloves, blank greeting cards and used cell phones.
The class goal is to raise $500 for the Wounded Warrior Project and send 20 care packages to the troops. Students, faculty, administrators and community members are invited to come have fun while supporting a good cause at the party, designed to bring the community together for a common goal of raising money and supporting the troops.