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Education

  • Bardstown Board of Education approves TIGER Academy

    The Bardstown Independent School District is attempting to introduce more students into the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM).

    At its monthly school board meeting last Tuesday, the Bardstown Board of Education approved the TIGER Academy.

    TIGER stands for Teaching Innovative Gifted Education with Relevance.

  • Balancing Act

    Braylee Burns leads the way across a balance beam at Nelson County Early Learning Center recently. Behind her, Ashton Crowe, Angela Chen and Kaiden Beasley can also be seen.

  • Ready for school

    Isaac Cull, 5, smiles wide as the new “Husky” poses for a photo to commemorate his registration for the 2016-17 school year during kindergarten registration at Foster Heights Elementary School. FHES Beta Club members provided school tours for new students as they helped out during the district-wide, evening event.

  • Getting prepared

    Nelson County Schools director of Secondary Education Kim Brown tells the class of 2020 that the bar is set high and “today is the day to start the process” of preparing yourself for the future.  “Now is the time to get your act together and get in a prepare me state of mind,” she said during the opening assembly, April 1, for this year’s Operation Preparation, hosted by Parkway Baptist Church for all eighth-graders in the Nelson County Schools system. 

  • St. Gregory students donate to those in need

    The third graders at St.Gregory School recently coordinated their annual school-wide Lenten Food Drive.  Students collected 3,860 canned and non-perishable food items that were donated to the Local St.Vincent de Paul Society to help feed those in need.

  •  NCATC team earns top honors at Regional Skills USA conference

     The Nelson County Area Technology Center won top honors at the 

    Regional Skills USA conference, March 4, in Elizabethtown, and qualified 15 members for state competition, April 13-16 in Louisville, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

    The Nelson County contingent brought home a long list of individual awards from the regional competition held at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

  • Compare award letters to find best college deal

    By now, high school seniors headed for college will be receiving financial aid award letters. Seniors and their parents should read those letters carefully, the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority advises.

    The letter will usually show the total cost of attendance — what that school costs for one year, including tuition, fees, room, meals, books, supplies, transportation and personal expenses.

  • New Haven's Elementary Governor's Cup Team Competes
  • Academic teams think win-win
  • BCS remembers Netherlands two years after murders

    Thursday marked the two-year anniversary of the murders of Kathy and Samantha Netherland, and while the pair are gone from the lives of those they touched, their memories have not faded.

    This week, members of the Bardstown Schools family recalled the pair fondly.

    A beloved teacher

    Kathy Netherland was a special education teacher at Bardstown Elementary School for about eight years.

    Paul Bowling, principal of Bardstown Elementary School, said Kathy might have had more energy than anyone in the school building.