Inspired Learning, Leading, Living

#IL3 Newsletter Friday, November 19, 2021

Queridos amigos de habla hispana,


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Dr Sugg's Friday Message 11/19/21

Calendar Updates for 2022-2023

Shelby County Public Schools Board of Education voted to amend the 2021 - 2022 School Calendar for the Spring Semester of 2022. The addition of five Personalized Learning Days will help students who need to remediate, enrich their learning, and work with teachers on their personalized learning goals. Please see the amended calendars on our website: https://www.shelby.kyschools.us/page/2#calendar1/20211119/month.
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To participate, click HERE to RSVP.

SCPS te invita a un AYUNTAMIENTO. Martes, 30/11/21 en Blair Center, 728 Gingko Drive, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.


A medida que nuestro Plan de Liderazgo Estratégico 2.0 del Condado de Shelby llega a su fin en 2022, invitamos a las partes interesadas de la escuela y la comunidad a la primera de las 3 reuniones del ayuntamiento para discutir nuestro progreso actual y las prioridades futuras. Estamos buscando una amplia opinión en un proceso de planificación que honre nuestros logros, reconozca nuestras oportunidades y proporcione un marco para la toma de decisiones en todo el distrito escolar para 2022-2025. Únase a nosotros con sus pensamientos y experiencias y participe en una sesión interactiva dedicada a garantizar que continuemos y fortalezcamos nuestra tradición de aprendizaje, liderazgo y vida inspirados.


RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSco5hwGMy7Di7vNEmvD_tCpOBaO0Fm1vtCbXJPokLb_bKUCpg/viewform?usp=sf_link

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

Shelby County Public Schools is pleased to partner with Wild Health and with the NCDHD to offer COVID-19 Vaccination clinics for families interested in receiving the vaccine. Vaccinations are free.


Wild Health will sponsor vaccinations for children ages 5-11, 12-16 and adult family members providing the Pfizer vaccine. Parents or legal guardians must be present at the clinic for youth vaccinations. The dates and locations are below:


  • Marnel C. Moorman School on: Saturday November 13th (1st dose) and Saturday December 4th (2nd dose) from 9am-12pm.


  • Painted Stone Elementary on : Friday November 19th (1st dose) and Friday December 10th (2nd dose) from 6pm-8pm.


  • Wright Elementary on: Saturday November 20th (1st dose) and Saturday December 11th (2nd dose) from 10 am-1pm.


Walk-ins are welcomed or you can sign up for a time at kyvax.wildhealth.com. Just select Shelby County and then the school vaccine clinic you wish to attend.


North Central District Health Department will sponsor a vaccine clinic for children ages 5-11, 12-16 and adult family members with the Pfizer vaccine. Parents or legal guardians must be present at the clinic for youth vaccinations.


  • Southside Elementary (Blair Center) on Monday November 22nd (1st dose) and Monday December 13th (2nd dose) from 3pm-7pm. No sign up is needed.


Leadership Shelby at MLCHS

Leadership Shelby visits Martha Layne Collins High School for a tour of the building and interviews from the students about their high school experience and their work-based learning experiences offered here in Shelby County.

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Shelby County Public Schools KASA Principal for a Day


SCPS is participating in the KASA Principal for a Day program, designed to give legislators a first hand look at what is going on in Kentucky schools and to build stronger partnerships. SCPS invited community members, elected officials and legislators as well as legislative candidates to participate. Some more participants will join us in the next few weeks.


Aaron Reed, Candidate for Senate: Shelby County High School & Martha Layne Collins High School

Charlie Metzger, Magistrate: Simpsonville Elementary

Dan Ison, Shelby County Judge Executive: Heritage Elementary

Danny Eades, Magistrate: Clear Creek Elementary

David Eaton, Mayor: Shelby County High School

Gary Walls, Community Leader: Martha Layne Collins High School

Jennifer Decker, State Representative: Southside Elementary & East Middle School

Joanna Freels, SCPS Board Member: Painted Stone Elementary School

Jon Park, Deputy Judge Executive: Shelby County West Middle School

Mark Moore, Sherif : Wright Elementary

Mike Miller, Magistrate: Marnel C. Mornmon

Pam Heady Carter, Councilwoman: Northside Early Childhood Center

Tom Hardesty, City Councilman and Former Mayor: Area Technology Center

Wayne Karem, Candidate for Senate: Wright Elementary


Spotlight Video: Brennan Gurley of Spectrum News tells the story of Principal for a Day and highlights Dan Ison - Shelby County Judge Executive’s day at Heritage Elementary!


Linked below:

Shelby Student Spotlight: Award Ceremony


The Shelby County Public Schools Board of Education recognized our dental students from the ATC for engaging in real-world interviews and being awarded paid internships. We are grateful to Mortenson's Dental, Braces, Braces, Braces, Integrity Dental, Right Touch, and Shelbyville Pediatrics Dentistry for providing a professional environment and Work-Based Learning for our students.


We also recognized the 3rd Region Football Player of the Year, Kade Goodin, and his coaches as well as Donnez Marshall, the 2nd Region Player of the year, and his coaches. Missy Felice, GoTeachKY Ambassador, and Hannah Price, Educators Rising Ambassador were recognized for their advocating of the teaching profession. We are proud of our teachers, students, and the community support we experience daily.

Northside Early Childhood Center Thanks Community Partners

We are so thankful to have compassionate community partners that want to give back to our Shelby County Families. Thank you to Iain Duncan and Roll Forming for supplying winter coats to our Northside families.

Contact your students' schools FRYSC's to donate or get involved with students resources for this holiday season.

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Ohio Valley Education Foundation: Children's Book Week


Our very own, Stephanie Logsdon, a teacher at Southside, shared her latest book with OVEC for Children’s Book Week! We are proud of her accomplishments!

Check out the video below:

Ohio Valley Educational Foundation on Facebook Watch

Interim Joint Committee: Dr. Sally Sugg

Dr. Sally Sugg testified before the Interim Joint Committee on Education about School Based Decision Making Committees.

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MLCHS Band Students: Spectrum News

Spectrum News’ Brennon Gurley shares the story of Jacob and Andrew! Two MLCHS students who are headed to the Big Apple for Thanksgiving! Check out the full story below:

Shelby County Public Schools

Mission: Preparing wise students who master standards, lead by example, and embrace social responsibility.


Misión: Preparar estudiantes sabios que dominen los estándares, lideren con el ejemplo y adopten la responsabilidad social.


Vision: Inspired Learning, Leading, and Living

Visión: aprendizaje, liderazgo y vida inspirados