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Education

  • SCC assets going up for auction

    Starting Wednesday, various items from around St. Catharine College will be up for bid during a two-day online auction.

    The online listing through Global Partners, which is leading the auction, shows the items sorted into two groups.

    On the first day, bids can be placed for medical training and kitchen equipment, including items such as x-ray systems and deli slicers.

  • Bethlehem High School seniors perform well on ACT

    For some of the students attending Bethlehem High School, working hard to score their best on the ACT has paid off.

    Two BHS seniors scored a perfect 36 composite on the achievement test this year.

    Davis Downs had originally taken the test in seventh grade, and has taken several standardized tests throughout his academic career, so he felt prepared for the ACT.

    “I built it up in my head to be a lot worse than it actually was,” he said.

  • Montessori going strong, but seeking growth

    St. Joseph Montessori is in transition this year with some changes in staff and administration, but its founder says the school is still going strong.

    “We hope to be here for many years, but we would like to have a few more children,” said Sr. Pat Hill, a lead teacher.

    Hill has been teaching for 63 years, but her start in Montessori began 43 years ago when she helped open the children’s center, now located on the Nazareth campus in Bardstown.

  • Local students accepted to University of the Cumberlands

    University of the Cumberlands has proudly accepted the following area students for the upcoming academic year.

    Jenna Rayann of Bardstown. SHE is currently a student at Bardstown High School.

    Dom Theodore, of Bloomfield. He is currently a student at Nelson County High School.

    Anna Carol, of Bardstown. She is currently a student at Bardstown High School.

    Olivia Danielle, of Bardstown. She is currently a student at Bardstown High School.

  • Bloomfield Elementary School honors

    Principal’s List

    Fifth Grade

    Paul Briney, Logan Cobble, Tyler Crume, Ethen Greenwell, Savannah Greenwell, Elle Griffin, Ben Hardin, Makalyn Hill, Skylar Jullian, Leandra Kidwell, Brandon Newton, Becky Reiss, Dane Runner, Ethan Seigle, Trinity Smith, Carley Thurman, Aiden Walker.

    Fourth Grade

    Shaylyn Bowman, Jullian Ramirez, Emily Sanders, Jacob Willett

    AB Honor Roll

    5th Grade

  • Pig earns kisses for NHS PTO fundraiser

    New Haven School Principal Kevin Payton started the day off right by kissing Paisley the pig, Thursday, Oct. 27.

    He, along with Assistant Principal Tiffany Clark and fourth-grade teacher Mary Newton “kissed” Paisley as a reward for NHS students who together raised $812 to go toward the purchase of new chrome books for the school.

  • Montessori going strong, but seeks growth

    St. Joseph Montessori is in transition this year with some changes in staff and administration, but its founder said the school is still going strong.

    “We hope to be here for many years, but we would like to have a few more children,” said Sr. Pat Hill, a lead teacher.

    Hill has been teaching for 63 years, but her start in Montessori began 43 years ago when she helped open the children’s center, now located on the Nazareth campus in Bardstown.

  • Team recommends accreditation for BCS

    Bardstown City Schools scored well in an external review conducted by AdvancED recently, leaving the review team to recommend the district’s accreditation for a five-year term.

    “This is really a feel-good district,” said review team leader John Sedey during a presentation at the Bardstown Board of Education. “This is a place I wouldn’t mind having my grandkids go to.”

  • Bardstown Board of Education meeting briefs from Nov. 15

    Bus instructor concerned with child behavior

    Mary Mitchell, a volunteer bus instructor, told the Bardstown Board of Education she was concerned with child behavior on three particular bus routes. Mitchell said the kids were unruly and disrespectful.

    “These children, that ya’ll have in Bardstown City Schools, I don’t know how ya’ll teach,” she said. “But ya’ll special.”

  • Federal student loans offer deferments

    If you are having trouble repaying your Federal Stafford Loans, you may be able to take advantage of a deferment, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

    A deferment lets you postpone paying your loans if you meet certain criteria. You can get a deferment if you are:

    • Still in college at least half time.

    • In a rehabilitation training program.

    • Unemployed.

    • Having economic hardship.

    • In the military.