Community Announcements for April 25


Highland kindergarten registration

Highland Elementary will hold its kindergarten registration April 22 through May 17 at the school. Registration will be by appointment. Call (606) 365-2768 to schedule your appointment. Allow 30 minutes for registration. You must bring the child you are registering (must be 5 years old by Oct. 1, 2013), the child’s birth certificate, child’s Social Security number, immunization certificate, updated eye exam, update physical exam and updated dental screening. If the student was enrolled in the preschool program, they need not re-enroll.


Internet Safety Toolkit

Are you concerned about your children and teens being safe using social media, smart phones and the Internet? The rapid advancement of technology leaves many adults wondering how to help children navigate the world. Join us on Tuesday, April 30 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Lincoln County Public Library, for the Internet Safety Toolkit. Participants will understand technology, social media risks and learn how to keep children and teens protected from unsafe material and predators online.  There will be activities for children in the children’s room. To register call (606) 365-7513. Refreshments will be provided.


Lincoln County High School Alumni Softball Game

The Lincoln County High School Girls Softball Team will be hosting an alumni softball game for former players on Sunday, May 5 at 2 p.m. The game will be held at Lincoln County High School and will be followed by a meal provided by the LCHS softball booster club. A registration fee of $25 will include entry to participate in the game, the meal and a custom t-shirt. If you are interested in playing or coming to support fellow team members, call or text Amanda Foster at (606) 669-3513 by Saturday, April 27 (to ensure recommended shirt size). Further information will be provided when you register.


McDowell Wellness Center offering lifeguard training

McDowell Wellness Center is offering lifeguard training beginning May 2.  The training will take place over seven days.  The dates are May 2 (5 to 6:30 p.m.), May 3 (5 to 9 p.m.), May 4 (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.), May 5 (1 to 7 p.m.), May 17 (5 to 9 p.m.), May 18 (8 a.m.  to 6 p.m.) and May 19 (8 a.m. to  noon). Anyone interested in the training should register by May 1. The cost for the class is $205 for McDowell Wellness Center members and $230 for non-members. A $50 non-refundable deposit is due at time of registration. Training books and face shields are included in class fees. Call McDowell Wellness Center at (859) 936-9355 to register or for more information.


McDowell Wellness Center offering lifeguard recertification

McDowell Wellness Center is offering a lifeguard recertification class on Sunday, May 19 from 1 to 6 p.m. The cost for McDowell Wellness Center members is $110 and the cost for non-members is $120. Anyone interested in the recertification class should register by May 14.  Training books are included in class fees. Call McDowell Wellness Center at (859) 936-9355 to register or for more information.


LC Health Department to host final part of Diabetes Self Management series

The Lincoln County Health Department will have part 3 in a 3-part Diabetes Self Management Series on Thursday, May 2 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the health department basement conference room. This is a great educational series regarding Diabetes Management. Anyone is welcome to attend. For questions, call Lee Ann Taylor at the health department at (606) 365-3106.


Highland Elementary SBDM Council special called meeting