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Education

  • Preschooler left on OCS bus for three hours

    Oldham County Schools have made policy changes and two employees have resigned after a preschool student was left unattended on a bus for three hours Monday, OCS Superintendent Will Wells said.

    According to Wells, the student was unattended after all other students were dropped off for afternoon preschool at 11:30 a.m. Monday. When the child's parents showed up to pick the student up at 2:20 p.m., school officials realized the student was missing.

  • North Oldham High’s new principal to start July 1

    Craig Wallace will begin as principal July 1 following the retirement of Lisa Jarrett. Jarrett served as principal for eight years.

  • Education Briefs April 24

    History bee

    Summer vacation will start in Atlanta for three North Oldham Middle School students — but it won’t be the relaxing weekend their peers are enjoying. These students will be competing at the National History Bee after qualifying at the regional competition April 2 in Lexington.

  • OC Arts Center to hold family auditions

    This summer, the hills of Oldham county will be alive with the sound of music. Where in the area can you find a musical production where multiple family members can audition for roles? Where mom, dad, grandma and little Johnny can all perform together?

  • Anything Goes during flash mob

    Shelbi Schooler, a senior at Oldham County High School, performs in a flash mob at El Nopal in La Grange to promote the schools upcoming play Anything Goes. Schooler plays Reno Sweeney in the play that will take place in the OCHS Auditorium on April 17,18 and 19 at 7 p.m. with a matinee performance on the 19th at 2 p.m.

  • Greenwood named student of the month

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary April Student of the Month at their April 11 meeting.

  • New law won’t affect graduation

    A law passed by state legislators last week won’t have any effect on the end of school for Oldham County Schools this year.

    The law allows school districts to extend their school day to make up hours lost to cancelations for winter weather and sets June 6 as the last day of school if a district so chooses.

    A school district can end their year before June 6, if they have the correct amount of educational hours achieved before then, as well.

  • Centerfield 4th graders claim battle of the books
  • Education Briefs April 10

    Anything Goes

    Anything Goes, the musical, will be performed at Oldham County High School next week. The musicial will have four performances: April 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. and April 19, a matinee at 2 p.m and final performance at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Mary Hug at maryhhug@aol.com or 502-445-9870.

    NOMS student wins top award at fair

  • On the fast track

    Like many 15-year-olds, Carrollton native Cody Brown likes to drive fast.

    The difference between Brown and his peers, though, is Brown is finally getting paid to do so.

    The freshman at Carroll County High School spends his weekends racing for U.S. Legends Car International, spending time in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio racing the smaller cars.

    And last week, while many Oldham County students were on the beach for Spring Break, about a dozen Harmony Elementary students got to meet the young racecar driver.