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Education

  • Red Ribbon Week contest

     

  • Local bands tune up for regional competition

     

  • Rushing Awarded

    Locust Grove Elementary art teacher Leslyn Rushing was honored with the Kentucky Elementary Art Educator of the Year award by the Kentucky Art Educator Association at the group’s annual conference Oct. 5.

    Rushing has taught at Locust Grove for five years and is known as the school’s “chief creative officer.” 

    She was nominated by Gloria Carrico, who teaches art at a private school in Bowling Green. The two co-taught a class at Western Kentucky University and have attended numerous conferences together.

  • Students of the Month

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary October Students of the Month at their Oct. 11 meeting.

  • SOHS Dragons Compete

     

  • OCS training little leaders

    For most elementary school students, synergize is often one of those big people words that has little meaning to their day-to-day lives.

    But in roughly half the elementary schools in Oldham County Schools, synergize is as common a word as pencil, backpack or book.

    That’s because five schools are implementing the Leader in Me program, which is based off the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People book many businesses give out to their employees.

  • Honor Choir
  • Farm-to-table returns to St. Francis gala

    For the second year in a row, food from several local farms will highlight a farm-to-table dinner fundraiser for St. Francis school in Goshen.

    The “Our Good Earth” Gala, an annual event for the school, will take place this Saturday on the front field of the Goshen school’s campus.

    The fundraiser helps support athletics and other after school programs at St. Francis, a private school that uses its Goshen campus for elementary and middle school students.

  • Education Briefs Oct. 10

    Parent Workshop

    Operation: Parent continues its Wake Up and Smell the Coffee seminar series on Monday, Oct. 14, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. with a session on “Staging a Successful School Year for the ADHD/LD Student,” presented by Shelia Palmer, ADHD/LD Coach at 1350 N. Highway 393 in La Grange. Register online at www.operationparent.org. Cost is $10 per person. For more information, please call (502) 265-9045.

     

    Behavior Workshop

  • OCS Scores Well on State Tests

    Recently realeased data shows the majority of Oldham County Schools have once again scored well above the average on state testing.

    The district as a whole scored in the 96th percentile, ranking as distinguished, the top ranking the state gives.  District superintendent Will Wells said he was proud of the overall work of the county.