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Education

  • Exchange students bring the world to Oldham County

    When Ahmed Abu Yousef and Xiao Shu came to Oldham County in August for a high school exchange program, they packed their share of misconceptions.

    "I thought people would be aggressive," said Yousef, from Qatar but with parents from Morocco and Jordan. He found that unlike the conception of America in the Middle East, Americans are mostly friendly and hospitable.

  • Education Briefs

    Crestwood student's jewelry exhibited at Murray State

    The work of Murray State University student Kelli Burch was displayed Friday in the Upper Clara M. Eagle Gallery.

    In the group show, Burch exhibited jewelry she made from sterling silver, copper, pearls and found objects using various hand-building and casting techniques.

    Burch, from Crestwood, is the daughter of Roy and Donna Burch. She graduates from MSU in December and plans to pursue a culinary degree.

  • Chapter 10: Going to the White House

    Hi fellow Americans! I must be dreaming! I'm actually here - 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue where the most famous house in the Country is located! That's right! I'm at the White House!

  • Students recognized at district ceremony

    Several South Oldham Middle School students had PTA Reflections entries that were awarded medals at the district level ceremony on Nov. 11.

    The theme was, 'I Can Make a Difference by...' Students were asked to express this theme creatively in any of six categories.

    Shanna Gary received honorable mention for her poem, 'Wings of Fire,' and Emily Allen received a merit award for her visual arts piece entitled, 'Bright Ideas for a Bright Future.' In the category of film/video production, Shane Smith received an Award of Excellence for a video he produced, 'Go Green.'