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Education

  • Oldham students to represent county at upcoming pageant

    Kate Wetherton, of Crestwood, will represent Kentucky at the America’s Natural Supreme Beauties National Pageant on June 11-14 in Louisville.  Kate is the daughter of Brenden and Diane and a student at Locust Grove Elementary.
    She was chosen as Grand Supreme KY Beauties and will represent Kentucky at the national pageant. Kate is a straight-A Honor Roll student and a member of the Duke University Talent Program.

  • Education briefs-- May 28, 2015

    Oldham Co. Schools Board of Education

    Students’ fees were approved and there were a few changes from last year. The Business Courses fee of $20 will be removed. There will be a $23 fee added for English I-IV. The fee is not applicable for AP courses.

  • Education briefs -- May 21, 2015

    UE grads

    Taylor Parker of Prospect has graduated from the University of Evansville with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
    Parker, majoring in Management, graduated during UE’s 157th Commencement, held Saturday, May 9 at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville. During the ceremony, the university awarded 583 degrees.
    The University of Evansville is a private, liberal arts-based university with a full-time undergraduate enrollment of approximately 2,700.

    Cumberland grads

  • Crestwood schools get $2,000

    On May 15, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded $14,000 to Louisville-area schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations to support adult, family and summer literacy programs.  These grant awards are part of more than $5.8 million in grants awarded today to approximately 720 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 43 states the company serves. Award recipients include:

  • OCHS Board of Education Update

    The following are notes from the Oldham County Board of Education meeting on April 27:
    Head Start and preschool

  • Education briefs -- May 7, 2015

    Crestwood Elementary Kindergarten Derby
    Crestwood Elementary hosted a kindergarten derby on Monday, May 4 (they were on a field trip Friday—hence the Derby parade delay). Kindergartners created Derby floats with a variety of materials. Many also wore hats and dresses for the Derby. They paraded their floats in front of the rest of the school and finished with a dance party.

    EOMS students go robotic
    Sphero Robots teach EOMS students how to code and more.

  • OCHS librarian named 2015 PBS Digital Innovator

    Oldham County High School librarian James Allen has been named a 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator.  Allen, who also serves as technology coordinator at the school in Buckner, Kentucky is among a diverse group of 100 tech-savvy educators from across the country selected for his passion and commitment to innovative teaching practices that integrate digital media and technology in the classroom.

  • School briefs -- April 30, 2015

    La Grange honor      student

  • SOHS students start 'Team Self-Esteem'

    Enthusiastic freshman Brooke Short and Kate Genton found their grasp on boosting teenage confidence, beginning with a local Louisville organization, Maryhurst.
    As a safe place and home for abused and neglected young girls, Maryhurst focuses on the girls’ well-being. But what about the details amounting to “well-being” that society tends to look over? There is an inclination to forget that state of mind is also a major contributor to both health and success, and this brings up their concern with teenage confidence.

  • Oldham County Schools updates calendars

    The Oldham County Board of Education approved the 2015-16 calendar at the March 30 meeting.
    Highlights of the 2015-16 calendar include:

    - First day of school for students: Aug. 19, 2015
    - Fall Break: Oct. 19 - 23, 2015
    - Winter Break: Dec. 21, 2015 to Jan. 1, 2016
    - Spring Break: April 4-8, 2016
    - Six Early Release days: Sept. 9, Oct. 7, Nov. 18, Jan. 13, Feb. 10 & March 16.
    - Last day of school: May 31, 2016