School on a Saturday? It sounds like every student’s worst nightmare, but thanks to an icy winter that kept kids out of classrooms for 14 school days, it may become one way to save summer break.On Thursday afternoon, Grayson County Schools Superintendent Barry Anderson released two possible plans to get in the necessary make-up days for the current school year.According to Anderson, the school district’s approved calendar for the year includes 173 instructional days; however, thanks to a daily schedule that banks extra instructional minutes each day, he said three of those days would not have to be made up in order to comply with Kentucky state laws.
As I have grown older, I have spent a lot of time thinking about… TIME.Its a funny thing, time. If it were expressed as a line, there would be a running marker, the present, constantly moving ahead along the line. Stretching out behind, nearly infinitely, would be the past, set in stone as it happened.But in the other direction, the future, it is a little less concrete. A nearly infinite number of threads of possible futures would seem to be coalescing at the marke...
Spring is so close I can almost taste it, and with Kentucky springtime in the air, there’s only one thing on my mind – no, it’s not March Madness, it’s the great outdoors!I have been patiently waiting all winter, and with a temperate weekend forecast coming up, my enthusiasm can no longer be contained.If you catch me smiling and staring off into space this week, don’t worry. I’m probably just daydreaming about sleeping in a tent or spl...
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