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Education

  • Bluegrass Christian Academy 2017-18 honor roll

    First grade
    • A/B Honor Roll

    Kenzie Drury
    Ashlyn Easterling
    Evan Foster
    Luke Hedgespeth
    Curtis Mabrey
    Aliyah Young

    Second grade
    • A Honor Roll

    Eli Easterling
    Evie Hardin
    Brady Matherly
    • A/B Honor Roll
    Talon Duber

    Third grade
    • A Honor Roll

    Jake Carroll
    Ruth Hagan
    Mia Hardin
    Nate Hedgespeth
    Maggie Runner

  • PHOTO: Visiting chef shares food/recipe tips with TNHS cafeteria staff
  • PHOTO: NCHS Op-Prep showcases career pathways

    A group of Nelson County High School sophomores listens carefully as John Haydon, left, of RAME Contracting, and Bobby Bow, plumbing technology coordinator with Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, discuss their professions during an Operation Preparation event Oct. 19 at NCHS.  The event showcased career options that students have when looking to the future.  There were 36 community members representing 14 different career pathways.

  • Schools can be a hub for bedbug transportation, though breeding infestations are rare

    The United States is one of many countries experiencing a resurgence in the bedbug population, and while they can be found anywhere from public transportation to expensive hotels, when it comes to schools, the Environmental Protection Agency warns communities to avoid bedbug panic.

  • Shared Responsibility Plan to be presented

    Kentucky education leaders will host a joint press conference at 2 p.m. Eastern time on Monday, Nov. 6, at Woodford County High School to present alternatives to a public pension reform plan that has been presented by the office of Gov. Matt Bevin.

  • PHOTOS: Science Center visits New Haven School

    The Kentucky Science Center paid a visit to New Haven School Thursday, where students went through various activities themed “Ion Jones and the Lost Castle of Chemistry.” The activities included looking at fingerprints, working with different liquids and observing chemical reactions, among others. Several community volunteers came in to help lead the different stations. The visit was one of several programs the Kentucky Science Center offers to schools. Principal Kevin Payton said the experience for New Haven School was generously paid for by Heaven Hill.
     

  • Former super’s new position part of complaints made against district

    In exchange for stepping out of his role as superintendent of Nelson County Schools, the district created a “director of process, research and improvement” position for Anthony Orr, which he moved into effective Aug. 1.

    The agreement created between Orr and the district stipulated he would “provide monthly reports containing research, reports and information directly related to process improvement for the Nelson County School District,” and that Orr would continue receiving his same salary and benefits. The position would run until June 30, 2018.

  • Bardstown Elementary names September Students of the Month
  • Bethlehem first quarter 2017-18 honor roll

    The following Bethlehem High School students have been named to the Honor Roll for the first quarter of the 2017-2018 academic year.

    All A Honor Roll

    • Freshmen:

    Logan Ballard, Ella Blair, Christianna Bohn, Kathleen Brown, Samuel Cecconi, Clayton Davis, Lauren DeBold, Luke Glasscock, Erin Rieth, Caroline Riggs, Madeline Ritchie, Zander Tirabasso

    • Sophomores:

  • FHE students help babies, sick kids

    There were a lot of questions about the Norton Children’s Hospital balloon logo Friday morning as students in Amy Brandenburg’s class at Foster Heights Elementary School learned about the hospital in a special presentation.

    Courtney Puckett, the development coordinator for the Children’s Hospital Foundation, paid a special visit to the local students to not only educate them about the hospital, but also thank them for a big donation the students had made.