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Education

  • Band students complete Europe concert trip

    Twenty-one Oldham County Schools students had the honor and excitement of participating in a concert tour across Europe this summer.

    As part of the Kentucky Ambassadors of Music European concert tour, 20 Oldham County High School students and 1 North Oldham High School student, accompanied by OCHS Band Director Brad Rogers and parents, performed concerts in a number of European countries.

  • Multiple students receive Green award for college

    Seventy-five students from Oldham County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) awards. If they keep their grades up in college, they will have $10,000 to use toward a four-year degree.

  • Rolling out the red carpet

     

    A pounding heart and sweaty palms are usually expected with the first day of school experience, but not for East Oldham Middle School students as they skipped down a red carpet from buses into the front door.

    Uplifting Disney song “Be Our Guest” blared through speakers while teachers and administrators cheered eagerly as the students headed into the building on the steamy Wednesday morning.

    “We just want to make a great first impression,” Principal Jim Ross said.

  • Early childhood music program

    The Oldham County Schools Arts Center is excited to introduce their new Early Childhood Music Program for children ages 0-5. There will be two parent-child classes offered on Wednesday and Saturday mornings: Music for Babies and Toddlers (ages 0-2) and Music for Preschoolers (ages 3-5).

  • College and career night at South

    On Thursday, Aug. 28 high school students and their families in Oldham County are encouraged to attend the first in a series of College and Career Night Programs, “How to Select a College and Get Useful Information at the Regional College Fair.”

    The program will be from 7 to 8 p.m. in the South Oldham High School cafeteria.

  • St. Francis opens new gym on Goshen campus
  • Oldham County Schools has new principals, central office changes

    Students are welcomed back to school by a new teacher each fall, but there are often other staff changes that occur over the summer. Oldham County Schools is excited to welcome three new principals in the fall, along with several other administrative changes.

    At North Oldham High, Craig Wallace will move into the principal post from his role as associate principal, which he has held since 2006. Wallace began his teaching career at South Oldham High 16 years ago.

  • Arts Center Open House

    The Oldham County Schools Arts Center will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. This annual event offers parents and children the opportunity to watch demonstrations, meet instructors and ask questions about class offerings in music, dance, theatre, and the visual arts. Fall classes begin the week of Sept. 2 and registration will be available the day of the open house.

  • Goshen student awarded scholarship

    At their recent meeting, the Trustees of the Former Agents of the FBI Foundation voted to award a scholarship for the 2014 - 2015 academic year to Christopher C. Amstutz of Goshen. Christopher will attend the Hanover College in Hanover, Ind., in the fall. He is the grandson of former FBI Agent Charles E. Ricketts, Jr.

  • Adult classes schedule now online

    Looking for fun things to do for adults?

    The Oldham County Community Education bulletin is now online. Visit the Oldham County Schools website at www.oldham.kyschools.us/adulted. You can also find us on Facebook.com/OCCommunityEd or Twitter.com/OCAdultEd. You can also contact us by phone at 241-6018.

    Calligraphy, digital photography, genealogy, beginning Spanish, computer classes including: computer basics, Excel, 3-D design, video game design, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and Pinterest are some of the classes being offered during the fall semester.