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Education

  • ‘Oh Freedom!’

    Gathered on the floor of the gym, students at Bardstown Elementary School listened as Jazmin Salaberrios and Marquese Carter walked them through a series of songs that helped shape history.

    “As opera singers, it is an honor and privilege for us to use our voices to share with you the stories and struggles of African Americans to freedom and civil rights,” Salaberrios said, introducing the special program from The Kentucky Opera.

  • Nelson County School Board to meet Feb. 20

    The Nelson County Schools Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Central Office. The Central Office is located at 288 Wildcat Lane in Bardstown. The agenda is attached. The board will also meet at 7 p.m. the same night and will enter into a closed session regarding student discipline and a closed session for discussion that might lead to the appointment of an employee. Both KRS 61.810(1)(f).

     

    Feb. 20 5 p.m.

  • On Valentine’s Day, families commit to donate blood

    Nelson County Early Learning Center welcomed 178-plus family members to its first annual Sweetheart Meal held at the school on Valentine’s Day. The time spent was not only in the name of love, but also to bring awareness about donating blood in the community.

    Willing and able family members made the commitment to return to the school’s kindergarten readiness event April 19 to give a pint of blood.

    With the large turnout Wednesday, the school is doubling its goal to 100 pints in the name of “Nelson County’s littlest students.”

  • ‘A child of the Holocaust’

    As Fred Gross showed a photograph of himself as a baby, he asked the middle school students to think about the picture.

    “During the Holocaust, there were a million-and-a-half Jewish children who were killed by the Nazis; exterminated in the death camps,” he said. “Among them were children that age.”

    Gross, a Holocaust survivor, spoke at Bardstown Middle School late last week about his family’s journey through France to escape from the Nazi invasion of his home country of Belgium.

  • BPS promotes literacy with school-wide project

    Throughout the month, all of Bardstown Primary School has been reading a book together in an effort to promote literacy and an interest in reading among students. The project, called “One Book, One BPS,” kicked off Feb. 2 and is funded by the Bardstown Foundation for Excellence in Public Education.

  • Bardstown School Board to meet Feb. 20

    The Bardstown City Schools Board of Education will meet at noon Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Central Office. The Central Office is located at 308 N. Fifth Street in Bardstown. See the agenda below:

    Call to Order
    Pledge of Allegiance
     
    1. Minutes: Regular, 1/16/18 & Special 1/24/18
     
    2. Confirmation and Approval, Claims
     
    3. Financial Reports
     
    4. Superintendent’s Report
     
    5. Board Member Appreciation
     

  • Bardstown Schools seeking parents for Screening Committee

    The Bardstown City Schools Board of Education is seeking a parent to serve on the Screening Committee for a new superintendent. The Screening Committee will screen all applicants and recommend candidates to the Board of Education. A minimum of two evening meetings will be required of Screening Committee members, as well as time to check candidate references.

  • Safety officials talk school shootings and security

    Strong teacher-student relationships and communication are two of the best tools to keep students safe at school, the state’s leading experts on school safety told local educators this week.

  • Bloomfield students perform for Board of Education
  • Students celebrate 100 days