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Education

  • School board observes technology in action

    Nelson County School Board members and Superintendent Anthony Orr observed Amy Adams’ fourth- and fifth-grade math class learn coordinate geometry with the help of a smart board Thursday, one of approximately 14 boards New Haven School Principal Jason Detre expects will be installed in the school by the end of February.

    Students were able to draw coordinates using special pens on digital graphs and manipulate elements projected onto the board with their hands.

  • Photo: Bardstown Elementary gifted and talented drama performs '12 Angry Pigs'

  • New books at the library: Feb. 2, 2011

    FICTION

    Steve Berry — “The Emperor’s Tomb.”

    Clive Cussler & Dirk Cussler.   — “Crescent Dawn.”

    Steve Martin — “An Object of Beauty.”

    Kate Morton — “The Distant Hours.”

    James Patterson — “Cross Fire.”

    Alice Hoffman — “The Red Garden.”

    James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge — “Tick Tock.”

  • Photo: Bardstown Elementary December Students of the Month
  • Bethlehem High School first-semester honor roll

    Bethlehem High School First Semester Honor Roll:

    A Honor Roll,

    Grade 9

    Annabelle Lee Beam

    Gregory A. Bryan

    Logan Alexander Buckley-Neff

    Madigan Ryan Dial

    Austin Q. Douglas

    Katherine L. Griffitts

    Bethany L. Guthrie

    Mackenzie L. Hagan

    Nolan E. Johnson

    Savannah B. Lear

    Gabrielle M. Manion

    Elinor E. Simms

    Grade 10

    Joseph Levi  Allgeier

    Gabrielle Dominique Becker

    Carson Gregory Blevins

  • St. Gregory School celebrating Catholic Schools Week

    St. Gregory School is celebrating Catholic Schools Week in a variety of ways.  On Jan. 31, students were treated to ice cream sundaes at lunch. The cafeteria will be decorated according to the theme of the week, “Catholic Schools ... A+ for America.” On Feb. 1, eight students represented St. Gregory at the Archdiocesan-wide Catholic Schools Week Mass at St. Lawrence Church in Louisville. To show their appreciation for their parents sending them to a Catholic school, students will compose thank-you notes to parents.

  • Burba named to UK dean’s list

    Jeremy Burba has been named to the dean’s list for the 2010 fall semester at the University of Kentucky. His grade-point average was 3.8. Burba is majoring in secondary education/social studies and also in international studies and is scheduled to graduate in May.

    He is the son of Randy and Cece Burba, Bardstown.

  • Xavier University awards French Presidential Scholarship

    Hannah French of Cox’s Creek, the daughter of Joyce and Ronald French, has accepted a Presidential Scholarship from Xavier University. She will graduate from Nelson County High School in 2011, where she is active in National Honor Society, varsity soccer and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

    French plans to major in nursing at Xavier.

    All incoming freshmen are evaluated for Xavier’s Trustee and Presidential Scholarships and the Dean’s and Schawe Awards and award levels vary.

  • Photo: Statewide contest winner

    Bardstown High School senior John Stone took first place in a statewide contest run by the Kentucky Attorney General’s office to create a video public service announcement on prescription drug abuse. Stone has made about 40 videos. “I’d really like to make them for a living,” he said. Stone won an iPad, which was awarded by Autumn Higgins, communication coordinator for the Kentucky Pharmacists Association, Jan. 25 at BHS.

  • Photo: BHS FBLA speaker