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Education

  • Oldham County Schools mechanic honored by state

    For two decades, David Harroff has kept Oldham County Schools buses running — that’s 120 buses, 491 trips per day, more than 1.7 million miles per year. Last week, he was recognized for his work as the Mechanic of the Year by the Kentucky Department of Education at the annual Student Transportation Association of Kentucky conference.

  • Crestwood student receives national award

    The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) today announced Oldham County High School student Teresa Aldana from Crestwood, has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

  • Education Briefs July 17

    Back to school event

    Oldham County Schools’ Employees Back to School Worship Event with guest speaker Bob Russell, Aug. 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Crestwood Baptist Church.

    This service will be to support and encourage our staff as we prayerfully begin the 2014-15 school year This is a collaboration among communities of faith and not a church-sponsored event

    Questions? Contact Tish Cordrey at 938-1426 or Lauri Pytko at 295-3680.

    Farr honored

  • Several students on U of L European music trip
  • La Grange student receives LG&E employee scholarship

    Preparing to head off to college is an exciting time that can quickly turn burdensome as college-related expenses add up. This year, as it has for the last 16 years, the LG&E and KU Foundation is relieving some of that burden by awarding $1,200 in financial assistance for up to four years to 10 outstanding college-bound students. The program is available to the children of employees of LG&E and KU Energy LLC, and is intended to be used toward tuition, books, fees, supplies and classroom equipment.

  • North Oldham High School junior selected for West Point program
  • Summer robotics camp keeps students learning

     

    School may be out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean some students aren’t still learning important lessons.

    Oldham County Schools held a FIRST Lego League Robotics Camp last week, joining together fourth and fifth graders preparing for their first season in the league and members of the high school-age division, Engineers of Tomorrow.

  • Free summer meals for students

    Students looking for free breakfast or lunch will have the opportunity to fill their stomachs thanks to an Oldham County Schools program. Starting this week, anyone under 18 years old can receive a free meal from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. and/or noon to 12:45 p.m. at La Grange Elementary School. The program lasts until August 8. For more information contact Graham Reynolds at 222-9454. There is no paperwork to fill out and meals must be eaten at the school.

  • North students at Wind Institute

    Submitted photo

  • Crestwood native graduates from Centre

    Ashley Boerrigter of Crestwood received a BS in behavioral neuroscience, graduating Cum Laude, at Centre College’s 191st Commencement, held Sunday, May 25 at the college’s Norton Center for the Arts. She was one of 325 seniors who were granted degrees, a class that posted an impressive four-year graduation rate topping 84 percent -- the highest graduation rate among all Kentucky colleges and universities. Gov. Steve Beshear was this year’s featured Commencement speaker.