Parade season is upon us, and most of our parades are happening this week. Today both high school homecoming parades will be held, and the Spoonbread parade will be held this Saturday. We will have officers directing traffic, but you should expect delays in the following areas.
Berea Community Homecoming Parade
Thursday September 20 @ 4:00pm
The parade will exit Berea Community School, turn left onto Ellipse St, right on Highway 595, right onto Chestnut St, right onto Ellsipse St, and back to Berea Community School. Continue reading TRAFFIC ADVISORY→
The Berea Community High School and the HS Girls Basketball program will be hosting the 24 Annual Berea Holiday Classic on Dec. 28, 29 and 30. All games are played at Berea High School at #1 Pirate Parkway Berea, KY 40403.
Kentucky’s all-time leading scorer in high school soccer was recognized Tuesday night at a meeting of the Berea City Council. City leaders honored Berea Community High School senior Hannah Wallhausser (far right), as her mother, Brenna, and her father, Karl, Continue reading Berea Community High School senior recognized→
Nick Carpenter, BCHS Class of 2016, received the Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service Governor’s 2016 Youth Award. The awards recognize individuals who have met a community need in an innovative and/or effective manner. Nominees should demonstrate an ethic of service, compassion and/or and a nature to inspire others to serve.
Kristin Eckerle Johnsen will graduate from Eastern Kentucky University on May 13 with a Masters of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She will graduate with high honors and a 4.0 GPA. Kristin was a 2006 graduate of Berea Community High School and was the recipient of the Beverly Hamilton Moran Scholarship. She was a 2010 graduate of Midway college and a 2013 graduate of Indiana Weslyan University. Kristin maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout her high school and college career.
Kristin is the wife of Michael Johnsen, the daughter of Kimberly Kirby of Berea and John Eckerle of Somerset. She is the granddaughter of Elsie Kirby and the late Kenneth Kirby.
Congratulations to Berea Community High School 2016 Prom King and Queen – Porter Libby and Della Walters! 1st Runners Up Shyiem Alexander and Ally Maynard; 2nd Runners Up Cain Lady and Katriel Huff; 3rd Runners Up Jayson Smith and Emma White.
Science Teacher Joshua Woodard 9th grade Honors Integrated Science class at Berea Community High School is designing a project to launch experiments to near space (approximately 120,000 feet) using a high altitude weather balloon. Our 9th grade class is planning the mission, constructing the payload and launch system, running the on-board experiments, and even using the project to learn about force and motion.
Berea is a wonderful community that bridges Appalachia and the Bluegrass. We are a high-needs district with about 65% students receiving free or reduced price lunch. The scale of the project is something the students simply do not see and Continue reading BCHS Science Class Mission to Near Space→