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Education

  • Steele makes Brescia spring dean’s list

    Daniel Steele, a junior, majoring in Business: Emphasis in Finance and Economics, has been named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Brescia University for completing at least 12 credit hours with a 3.5-4.0 grade-point average.

  • Locals graduate from Berea

    Alicia Bedolla and Olivia Cundiff, both of Bardstown graduated from Berea College on Sunday, May 6.

  • Kaissieh earns scholarship

    A University of Louisville scholar from Bardstown has earned a Critical Language Scholarship. Nada Kaissieh is one of five U of L Critical Language Scholars this year. She is a 2017 graduate of Thomas Nelson High School and expects to graduate from U of L in 2021 with degrees in economics and neuroscience.

  • Local high schools see 18 selected for Governor’s Scholars Program

    Eighteen students will represent Nelson County’s four main high schools this year for the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program, a summer residential program for students preparing to enter their senior year. Those who have previously taken part say the program is helpful in preparing for higher education.

    “It really made me see what I am going to need for college and how it is going to be,” said Caitlin Fox, a new graduate who represented Nelson County High School in the program last year.

  • Bardstown High School Graduation 2018

    Bardstown High School held a graduation ceremony for the Class of 2018 on June 2 at the Garnis Martin Field.

  • PHOTOS: Tigerpawlooza 2018

    Bardstown Primary School hosted its annual Tigerpawlooza Friday, an end of the year celebration that included face painting, obstacle courses, inflatables, chalk art, games and a fire engine waterfall.

  • Free meals offered to kids over summer break

    Bardstown City Schools and Nelson County Schools will again be participating in the USDA Summer Food Service Program this year, providing free meals to children 18 years and younger over summer break.

    Both districts have participated in the program for several years as a way to combat hunger for children who may not have access to daily meals outside of school.

    Open sites

    Meals at these locations will be provided to all children on a first come, first serve basis without charge:

  • Holsclaw recognized for years of work in education

    The room was packed and emotions were high as dozens gathered for a retirement reception Wednesday afternoon to honor Brent Holsclaw. For the last 13 years, Holsclaw has served as superintendent of Bardstown City Schools — only the eighth superintendent in the district’s 110-year history — but his work in education exceeds three decades.

  • Newton named principal of Thomas Nelson High School

    For the past month, Courtney Newton has served as interim principal for Thomas Nelson High School after Wes was hired as superintendent. On Wednesday, the school’s site-based decision-making council announced Newton had been chosen to permanently serve as principal.

    Prior to her interim appointment, Newton also served as assistant principal and has worked with the school since it first opened in 2012.

  • PHOTOS: Let's get Physics(cal)

    As the school year winds down for Bardstown City Schools, high school students used physics for some fun end-of-year activities.

    Students in Shawn Boggs' class were tasked with collecting data to determine the angle and pullback distance required to launch water balloons at teachers. The students put their skills to the test last Thursday.

    A day earlier, advanced placement physic students traveled to the Bardstown Primary School to lead demonstrations and hands-on activities with kindergartners.