• St. Gregory School honor roll

    St. Gregory School

    Second Quarter Honor Roll/St. Gregory the Great Awards/Perfect Attendance:

    Honor Roll

    Grade 3


    Savannah Beyerle

    Leighanne Lyvers

    Lizzi Seyle


    Alex Hall

    Courtney McGee

    Mollie Ulrich

    Phillip Wagoner

    Grade 4


    Maggie Green

    Garrett Hall


    Nolan Blakeman

    Mollie Carter

    Eli Crowe

    Hope Miller

    Grade 5


  • McMichael named to Bellarmine Dean’s List

    Bellarmine University has named Bardstown native, Kelsey McMichael to the Fall 2010 Dean’s List. 

    The Dean’s List recognizes students who receive a grade-point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.

    Bellarmine University is an independent Catholic university on Newburg Road in Louisville. 

    McMichael, who attended St. Gregory Elementary School in Samuels and moved to Morehead, is a 2009 graduate of Rowan County Senior High School. 

  • Photo: Bardstown Primary School December Tigerific Students

    Bardstown Primary School’s Tigerific Award recognizes students for their efforts in demonstrating the Guidelines for Success.  Students who receive this award demonstrate responsibility in completing their work and in their work with fellow students and staff in the classroom.  Recipients receive a ribbon, certificate and a copy of their photograph as it appears in the Kentucky Standard.  Students’ names are also displayed at the school.


  • 110 eighth-graders take Bethlehem placement test

    One-hundred-ten eighth-graders from seven counties took the Archdiocese of Louisville high school placement test at Bethlehem High School on Saturday, Dec. 11. Of those, 96 represented Catholic elementary schools in Nelson, Bullitt, Marion, Washington, Hardin and Jefferson counties. Ten of the eighth-graders currently attend public schools in Nelson and Bullitt counties, two attend private schools and two are homeschooled.

  • Photo: Bardstown Primary School December Students of the Month

  • Filing FAFSA early gives students better chance at state grants

    FRANKFORT — Kentucky students who plan to attend an in-state college or university beginning in fall 2011 should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after Jan. 1. Filing early increases the student’s chance of receiving a state need-based grant administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). The FAFSA is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

  • Bardstown Elementary collects pajamas as part of national program

    Bardstown Elementary students and staff collected almost 300 sets of pajamas for children in need during a recent Pajama Program drive.  For each set of pajamas donated, Scholastic Books accompanied the sleepwear with a new book for a child in need.

  • Student numbers over capacity in some city schools

    The 20-member Local Planning Committee charged with creating a four-year plan for building and renovation projects at Bardstown City Schools met for the second time at the Bardstown Central Office Wednesday to review capacity challenges at the district’s five facilities.

  • Two Nelson Co. teachers achieve elite certification

    Two more Foster Heights Elementary School teachers have been added to the ranks of National Board Certified Teachers (NBCT) – the highest certification a K-12 educator can earn.

    Helen Filiatreau and Trista Wheatley were among just 316 teachers in Kentucky and 8,600 nationwide this year to achieve this elite designation, according to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). The board announced additions to the NBCT list, December 15, bringing the national total to just a little more than 91,000.

  • St. Joseph School library donates books to support second-grade ‘Pay it Forward’ project

    Second-grade students read “The Grinch who Stole Christmas” by Dr. Seuss to the kindergarten students recently as part of a “pay it forward” project.

    Each student had a copy of the book, donated by the St. Joseph School library and its librarian, Karen Meredith. The teachers instructed their students to read the story aloud to a family member to increase their fluency and to practice reading with feeling.