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Education

  • Campbellsville University President’s List

    Campbellsville University Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Frank Cheatham has announced the academic honors list for the fall 2010 semester.

  • St. Catherine Academy honor roll

    St. Catherine Academy 2nd QuarterHonor Roll and Perfect Attendance for the second nine weeks, 2010-2011:

    Perfect Attendance

    Kindergarten

    Zachary Ford

    Grade 1

    Cody Head

    Braden Smith

    Noah Snellen

    Grade 2

    Taylor Bryan

    Grade 3

    Brandon Ballard

    Cameron Mouser

    Bailey Stiles

    Buddy Ulrich

    Grade 4

    Madison Head

    Kendrick Mahoney

    Emily Snellen

    Grade 5

  • Local students participate in conservation district contests

    A total of 1,886 students participated in the art and writing contests sponsored by the Nelson County Conservation District, the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts and the Kentucky Farm Bureau. Kentucky’s Soil: All Hands In was this year’s subject. After several months of preparation, the teachers and principals have submitted their three finalists in the art and writing contests.
    A panel of judges were selected and the results have been tallied. All school and county winners will be announced and awards presented at the awards meeting, Feb.17, 2011.

  • Bardstown High School’s writing scores up, district’s year-end balance down

    While the Bardstown City School District budget report at Tuesday’s school board meeting echoed the dire circumstances facing districts throughout Kentucky, Bardstown High School Principal Cara Blackmon delivered good news in the academic realm. BHS seniors’ scores on the Kentucky Core Content Test’s on-demand writing segment showed sharp increases in 2010 from the previous year, with 72 percent of students scoring proficient or distinguished, compared to the state average of 40 percent.

  • Nelson County students to speak to astronauts on international space station

    By Tom Dekle
    Nelson County Schools

    When the International Space Station hurtles across the United States at 17,500 mph the morning of Jan. 28, one of the astronauts aboard will likely be chatting with a group of Nelson County school children.

  • Management audit: Better planning, organization needed

    A management audit of the Nelson County School District stated the need for a long-term strategic plan for the district and for the uses of technology in the classroom.

    Results of the audit were presented to the school board Jan. 18 by Dr. Jack Herlihy, an Eastern Kentucky University professor.

    “We found that the organizational structure was really in silos and folks had some problems who to report to,” Herlihy told the board.

    Communication between the board and school principals also showed limitations, he said.

  • Bluegrass Christian Academy honor roll

    2nd nine weeks:

    K4 Class: Mrs. Hilbert –

    Fruit of the Spirit

    Love: Piper Koenig

    Joy: Landon Cissell

    Peace: Trey Proctor

    Patience: Katie McIntosh

    Kindness: Reagan Runner and Philip Broers

    Goodness: Ian Wooton

    Faithfulness: Elayna Pinnick

    Gentleness: Kenna Carroll

    Self Control: Makenzie Passanisi

    K5 Class: Mrs. Roby –

    Fruit of the Spirit

    Joy: Geneva Bare

    Peace: Luke Bohachevsky

  • Bloomfield Elementary honor roll

    Second nine weeks:

    Grade 4

    A:

    Ally Bishop

    Nolan Key

    Mattie Robbins

    Ethan Roby

    Eli Shewmaker

    Chase Stevens

    A-B:

    Dawson Ballard

    Cole Beiderman

    Abby K. Berry

    Alexis Bishop

    Jasmine Chesser

    Chase Clan

    Kassy Cobb

    Alyssa Colon

    Colson Cooper

    Collin Cornish

    Lindsey Curtsinger

    Christian Downs

    Max Haggerman

    Abby Hahn

    Haley Hall

  • St. Gregory School honor roll

    St. Gregory School

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

    Honor Roll

    Grade 3

    A:

    Savannah Beyerle

    Leighanne Lyvers

    Lizzi Seyle

    A-B:

    Alex Hall

    Courtney McGee

    Mollie Ulrich

    Phillip Wagoner

    Grade 4

    A:

    Maggie Green

    Garrett Hall

    A-B:

    Nolan Blakeman

    Mollie Carter

    Eli Crowe

    Hope Miller

    Grade 5

    A:

  • 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.