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School Notebook THE BATH COUNTY NEWS-OUTLOOK O wingsville, Ky.mWeek of August 7 - August 14, 2003 !? ....... Christina Nichole Henderson 4 local residents receive Regents Scholarship Morehead State University has announced that four stu- dents from Bath County are among those students receiving a Regents Scholarship for the fall semester. The students, all graduates of Bath County High School, arc: Michael Leigh Ferguson, the daughter of Barbara McCarty, of Owingsville. She is a mem- ber of the Beta Club, historian for FBLA, and has received the President's Award. Christina Nichole Hender- son, the daughter of Greg and Junie Henderson, of Owings- ville. She is a member of the National Society of High School Scholars and National Beta Club, and has been listed on the National Honor Roll. She participated in the Relay for Life and Community Clean- Up and as a little league base- ball coach. Brad Allen Oakley, the son of David Oakley, of Salt Lick. He is a member of the Beta Club and the Ore Mines Church of God, where he participates in the youth group. A regional FFA reporter for the Licking River Region, he won first place in the 2002 May Day Celebration for talent and has been listed in Who's Who Among American High School Students. Maybe we can help-- Sail Medicine Assistant Program B59-749-6198 Kerry Elizabeth Sorrell Kerry Elizabeth Sorrell, the daughter of Kathy Sorrell, of Owingsville, and Randy Sorrell, of Richmond. She is president of the Beta Club, received Proficient on her CATS test, volunteers at a spe- cial kids camp, and delivered dinners to senior citizens. She has been listed in Who's Who Among American High School Students and on the honor roll. To be eligible for the Regents Scholarship, applicants must be admitted to MSU as an entering freshman, have an admissions index of 500 or more, and have a minimum ACT composite of 20. Applications and informa- tion on scholarships and grant programs at MSU are available from the Office of Admissions, MSU, Morehead, KY 40351- 1689. The toll-free number is 1- 800-585-MSU1 (6781). Child Find available in Bath County schools The Bath County School District keeps educational records in a secure location in each school and board office. The Bath County School District obtains written consent from a parent or eligible student (age 18 or who is attending a post- secondary institution), before dis- closing personally identifiable information to an entity or indi- vidt.al not authorized to receive it under FERPA. For students who have been determined eligible for Special Education, educational records will be destroyed at the request of the parents when they are no longer needed to provide educa- tional programs or services. The Bath County School District may destroy the educational records of a child without parent request seven (7) years after they are no longer needed to provide educa- tional programs or services. Parents are advised that data con- tained in the records may later be needed for Social Security bene- fits or other purposes. The Bath County School District may retain, for an indefinite period of time, a record of the student's name, address, telephone number, grades, attendance records, classes attended, grade level completed, and year completed. Children eligible for Special Education include those children with disabilities who have autism, deaf-blindness, developmental delay, emotional-behavior disabil- ity, hearing impairment, mental disability, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, other health impairment, specific learn- ing disability, speech or language !mpairrnent, traumatic brain injury, or visual impairment and who because of such an impair- ment need Special Education services. Children eligible for 504 serv- ices include those children who have a current physical or mental impairment that currently substan- tially limits some major life activ- ity which causes the student's abil- ity to access the school environ- ment or school activities to be sub- stantially limited. The Bath County School District has an ongoing "Child Find" system, which is designed to locate, identify and evaluate any child residing in a home, facil- ity, or residence within its geo- graphical boundaries, age three (3) to twenty-one (21) years, who may have a disability and be in need of Special Education or 504 services, q2tis includes children who are not in school; those who are in public, private, or home school; those who are highly mobile such as children who are migrant or homeless; and those who are advancing from grade to grade, who may need but are not receiving Special Education or 504 services. The Bath County School District will make sure any child enrolled in its district who quali- fies for Special Education or 504 services, regardless of how severe the disability, is provided appro- priate Special Education or 504 services at no cost to the parents of the child. Parents, relatives, public and private agency employees, and Bath County 4-H Council conducts Mini Society Program Twenty-five members of the School Age Child Care summer program learned about starting their own business, during the 2003 Mini Society Program. The program was funded by a grant from the Kauffman Foundation and conducted by the Bath County 4-H Council, Bath County Middle School Youth concerned citizens are urged to help the Bath County School District find any child who may have a disability and need Special Education or 504 services. The district needs to know the name and age, or date of billh of the child; the name, address, and phone number(s) of the parents or guardian; the possible disability; and other information to deter- mine if Special Education or 504 services are needed. Letters and phone calls are some of the ways the Bath County School District collects the infer- marion needed. The information the school dislrict collects will be used to contact the parents of the child and find out if the child needs to be evaluated or referred for Special Education, or 504 services. If you know of a child who lives within the boundaries of the Bath County School District, who may have a disability, and may need, but is not receiving Special Education or 504 services, please call 1-606-674-6314, or send the information to: Stephanie Little Director of Special Ed. Bath County Schools 405 West Main Street Owingsville, KY 40360 Phone: 1-606-674-6314 or Ronnie Bailey Section 504 Coordinator MEDICINE ASSIST PROGRAM If you are on Medicare and your prescription medicine cost more than you care to pay maybe we can help. If your income is less than 50,000 per year and you aren't on Medicaid or going to the Veteran's to receive your medication, you may qualify for free medication. U.S. 60 at Midland - Next to Wayne's Boat Service ATV - Jet Skis - Camping Equipment Furniture - Etc. i. Concrete Floors- Metal Building Monthly or Yearly Rates 5'x10' 10'x10' 10'x15' = 10'x20' Call for Prices and Availability- 1-606-683-2521 Service Center, and School Age Child Care. The Kauffman Foundation pro- vides materials and funding to help encourage youth entrepreneurship and let young people explore the possibilities of self-employ- ment. During the two-week Mini Society, each child learned about supply and demand, scarcity and mar- keting. They had to complete a business plan for their product or service and then they began manufacturing. Sales started on Monday of the second week. Some busi- nesses sold services, like nail decoration and others made items like necklaces, key chains, and pillows. The youth sold items to each other in exchange for Society currency. The wrap-up gram was an participants could "real" items with Society money. selling auction item DVD player. Other items included puter games, boom toys and sports cards, Bath County Schools 405 West Main Street Owingsville, KY 40360 Phone: 1-606-674-6314 "Child Find" activities will continue throughout the school year. As part of these efforts the Bath County School District will use screening information, student records, and basic assessment information it collects on all chil- dren in the District to help locate those children who have a disabil- ity and need Special Education or 504 services. Any information the District collects through "Child Find" is maintained confidentially. Written Policies and Procedures have been developed which describe the District's requirements regarding the confi- dentiality of personally identifi- able information and "Child Find" activities. There are copies in the Principal's office of each school, and in the Board of Education office. Copies of these Policies and Procedures may be obtained by contacting: Pashia Staton Director of Pupil Personnel Bath County Schools 405 West Mabn Street Owingsville, KY 40360 Phone: 1-606-674-6314 The District office is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Bath County School District provides a public notice in the native language or other mode of communication of the various populations in the geographical boundaries of the District to the extent feasible. If you know of someone who may need this notice translated to another lan- guage, given orally, or delivered in some other manner or mode of communication, please contact the Director of Pupil Personnel, the Director of Special Education or the Section 504 Coordinator at the address or phone number list- ed above for the Bath County Schools. Msu'S Psych Dept. honors local students MSU's Department of Psychology honored some of its students at the annual psy- chology honors banquet earlier this year. 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