Here’s To The Class of 2017!

These are the best days of our lives they say. 700 days, from first day of freshman year to the last day of senior year. Wow, how the time has flown and drug on all at the same time. Over those 700 days, how many laughs you think you have had that made your stomach […]

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month

April, the fourth month of the year. Mostly known for humid rainy days, unless you’re in Kentucky you may see some snow. But this month is significant to me for other reasons. This month has always held a special place in my heart. This month is child abuse awareness month. For people like my mom […]

How to Survive High School

Cami, Tiffany, and Madhu are 15 year old sophomores from Pikeville High School. Cami is head tech of the drama department, Tiffany plays golf, and Madhu plays tennis. All three are also part of the academic team and student council. We produced this video in order to help high school students succeed. We ourselves have […]

Student Voice: Conversations with Erin Napier

Student Voice Surveys are a requirement of the Professional Growth and Effectiveness System (PGES). A few weeks ago students at Owsley County Elementary School completed the surveys. Inspired by that process 6th grader and FIREshare student at OCES Erin Napier chose to interview a few of her fellow 6th graders. She had just three questions: […]

Education When You Were a Child… Conversations with Educators and Erin Napier

Erin Napier is a 6th grade FIREshare student at Owsley County Elementary School. She loves history and talking to people. Erin combined her interests to create a video where she talks to educators comparing education when they were children to today. Erin talked to an administrator, teaching assistant and several teachers for this project. Erin […]

LCC Communications Class Develops Photography Skills

Through a series of assignments, Rebecca Potter’s communications class (members of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s FIREshare) has been working to develop their photography skills by telling stories about their communities through the lens. Below are highlights and links to their work.  If you are interested in growing your photography skills or sharing your photos, […]

Picture Project

  Building Shot This building was originally built as a general store, but was used during the 80s as an auction house.         Flower Shot This photo was taken at the Community College in Whitesburg. Flowers are some of my favorite things to photograph because they have many colors jam packed into […]

Picture Project

  Environmental Shot This photo was taken outside of Eolia Post Office in Kentucky.           Frame Shot This photo was taken through the lens of my glasses. This is a picture of me from when I was about 5 years old.           Flower Shot This shot was […]