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Siler gets high marks during annual evaluation

The Whitley County Board of Education gave Superintendent John Siler the equivalent of all A’s on his report card during this year’s recent annual evaluation. The board met in executive session for about 45 minutes with Siler during its monthly meeting to discuss the annual...
Posted On 16 Jul 2021

New WCHS Career and Technical Education Building construction delayed

A new HVAC system for Whitley North Elementary School, a cafeteria expansion for Oak Grove Elementary School, and a construction delay for the new Whitley County High School Career and Technical Education Building, were three of the major topics discussed by the Whitley County...
Posted On 15 Jul 2021

Educators get educated

Whitley County Board of Education members Brenda Hill, Brenda Rose and Malorie Cooper recently attended the Kentucky School Board Association’s 86th Annual Conference in Louisville where they obtained required board training hours and networked with other school board members...
Posted On 22 May 2021

WCHS Career and Technical Education Building price tag increasing

The price tag for Whitley County High School’s new Career and Technical Education Building is increasing. Pleasant View Elementary School Principal Bobby Gibbs presents second-grade teacher Christy Frazier-Moses with the March Above and Beyond Award. Read this story and more for...
Posted On 19 Mar 2021

Whitley County school board approves career center design

If all goes according to plan, the new Whitley County High School Career and Technical Education Building should be ready for students as soon as August 2022. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this...
Posted On 01 Mar 2021

Whitley County BOE extends superintendent’s contract four more years

The Whitley County Board of Education is apparently pretty pleased with the job that Superintendent John Siler has done since he was first hired as superintendent in 2018. During its monthly meeting Thursday, the board voted to give Siler a new four-year contract starting on July...
Posted On 25 Jan 2021

Whitley County High School, Middle School getting high tech security camera upgrades

If an escaped criminal were on the loose near Whitley County High School or Whitley County Middle School, then officials could upload his picture to a new high tech security camera system that is going to be installed at both schools. Through a facial recognition system, if the...
Posted On 21 Jan 2021

Technology Department receives Whitley County Board of Education’s Above and Beyond Award

Since the start of the current school year nearly every Whitley County school district student has been learning virtually from home using school district issued Chromebooks for their instruction, and their instructors have been teaching virtually. On Dec. 10, the Whitley County...
Posted On 18 Dec 2020

Whitley County school board votes to begin process of building on-campus career and technical building

Students at Whitley County High School enrolled in vocational classes may soon have their classrooms in their backyard as the Whitley County Board of Education voted during a special called meeting last Thursday to reconvene the local planning committee for the purpose of...

Rose elected to Ky. School Board Association group

A Whitley County Board of Education member was elected Monday night by her school board peers as the Upper Cumberland Region Chairperson of the Kentucky School Board Association. Brenda Sears Rose will represent the Upper Cumberland Region of school boards. The board is composed...
Posted On 06 Nov 2020