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Collins Band Mattress Sale!

2nd Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser!!

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

The Collins High School Band will be sponsoring our Second annual mattress sale on Saturday, September 20th, 2014. Name brand (Simmons, Restonic and Southerland) mattress sets up to 60% off retail pricing. Brand new, top quality mattress sets with full manufacturer warranties. All sizes, price ranges, lay-a-way and delivery will be available. Much higher quality for price than a retail store!! Floor models will be on display in the Collins High School Gymnasium Saturday, September 20th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.. We will be taking orders and everything will be ready for pick up or delivery within 1 to 2 weeks.

Proceeds directly benefit our Band!!!!!

Please help support our Band by passing this information to family and friends!!

For additional information contact Jim Malone of Custom Fundraising Solutions at jmalone5@yahoo.com

Tuesday, September 23rd Testing Schedule:

8th Grade: EXPLORE Test

Freshmen: CERT (Practice) PLAN Test

Sophomores: PLAN Test

Juniors: CERT (Practice) ACT

Seniors: College Visit Field trips (permission slips must be turned in to Ms. Gorman by Monday!)

Top 5 Test Taking Strategies:

  1. Get lots of sleep the nights before leading up to the test
  2. Eat a fully breakfast and drinks lots of water
  3. If you don’t know the answer, be sure to guess. Leave no blanks!
  4. Take your time! If you finish early, go back and check your work
  5. Don’t try anything new! For example, if you don’t usually drink energy drinks, don’t drink one the day of the test!

ACT Registration Deadline

The registration deadline for the October 25th ACT is TODAY! If you register after today and before October 3rd, you will pay a late fee. The registration deadline for the December 13th ACT is November 7th. Registration is completed online at actstudent.org

The Craft Academy at Morehead State University

The Craft Academy at Morehead State University is a dual-credit residential high school for academically exceptional Kentucky students.

For more information, email craftacademy@moreheadstate.edu

Or visit www.moreheadstate.edu/craft-academy

Craft Academy applicants for 2015 must:

· Be a current resident of Kentucky

· Be a high school sophomore

· Complete geometry, algebra 1, and algebra 2 prior to enrollment

· Score a minimum of 222 math on the ACT or minimum 520 on SAT

· Submit a completed online application and all required materials no later than Feb. 1, 2015.

Lake Shelby Fish Fry

The last Lake Shelby fish fry of the 2014 season will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. today at the main shelter. The cost is $9 for a piece of 5 ounce fish, potato wedges, hush puppies, bread, cole slaw, ice cream and drink. Children’s Plates are available for $6 and separate items are available. For more information, call 633-5059. All fish fry proceeds go to benefit Lake Shelby. Please come and give your support.

Woofstock at Red Orchard

The Woofstock Dog Day at Red Orchard Park, 704 Kentucky Street, on Saturday will feature a 5K run/walk (with your dog or without). This includes a full day of doggie events for the whole family including barn hunt, lure coursing, demos, contests, prizes, raffles, vendors, rescue groups and much much more. Bring your dog and come play at the Park. The event is sponsored by friends at Camp Hi Ho, all benefiting the Shelby County Parks Foundation. For more information contact Clay Cottongim 502-321-0612 or Marnie Terhune 502-655-0027.

Red Orchard Park concert

A concert will be at Red Orchard Park with The Marlins with DJ Linzie. Woofstock Peace Love and Picnic in the Park at 704 Kentucky Street will be Saturday. Bring a picnic basket, blanket and the whole family for an evening of music. Gates open at 5 p.m. and music starts at 6. Food vendors will be available. Tickets are $5 each and kids under 12 are free. The concert will benefit the Shelby County Parks Foundation and is presented by the Shelby County New Car Dealers, O’Brien Ford, Shelbyville Chrysler and Jeff Wyler. For more information, contact Clay Cottongim 502-321-0612 or Marnie Terhune 502-655-0027.

Family fun day at library

“Mr. Mustache Funny Show” family fun day, a magic show for the whole family will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. For more information, contact 633-3803 or youthservices@scplibrary.net.

Shelby County Farm Tour

Shelby County Good Neighbors Farm Tour

7 Hours, 12 Farms, 98 Miles

Of Family Friendly Fun

Saturday, September 20

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Start at the Shelby County Farmers’ Market or Metzger’s Country Store to receive your Farm Tour Map and Passport.

Angel Tree/ Salvation Army information



Application Registration Site:

First Presbyterian Church (corner of 7th and Washington)



October 6



October 8



October 9



Applicant must live in Shelby County. School-aged children must be enrolled in a school in Shelby County.

Social Security card for all children or government document

Parent must bring an ID, proof of all household income, telephone numbers, sizes of all children (age 15 and under).

(Children of parents with a Tax ID # will not need social security number.)


Couple - one child


Couple - two children


Couple - three children


Couple - four+ children


*Applicants need Salvation Army contact number in the event of a move or phone number change so we will have current contact number for package pickup.


Each applicant will receive pink copy of application which must be brought at time of pickup for packages.


Family Resource and Youth Services Center

Leesa Stivers, Coordinator
Kendra Hayes, Clerk