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Education

  • Elementary art show

    Join us and celebrate the accomplishments of some of the young artists from elementary schools across the district. This reception drew more than 1,000 visitors last year during its debut.

    The show will run from February 18 to March 27 at the Oldham County Arts Center, 7105 Floydsburg Rd., Crestwood. The opening is Feb. 18, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

    –Submitted info

  • Board approves new member districts

    The Oldham County Board of Education has officially approved new boundaries for its members’ districts.

    The board took up the proposed modifications, which have no big changes, at its monthly January meeting. It approved the new maps unanimously with no debate.

    Also at the meeting, the board approved a draft budget for the upcoming year and discussed a potential calendar for the 2014-15 school year.

  • Four seniors in running for Presidential Scholar program

    Four Oldham County Schools seniors have been invited to apply for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students.

    South Oldham High student Sydney Allen and North Oldham High students Christopher Chen, David Glenn and William Strench were selected based on their academic achievements and join about 3,000 other students selected from across the country.

  • County middle schools, students perform well in academic competitions

    Middle school students showcased their intellectual prowess at academic team district competitions in recent weeks.

    North Oldham Middle finished first overall in District 37, which also includes Oldham County Middle and South Oldham Middle. OCMS finished third and SOMS fourth.

    And, despite weather delays causing the competition to be rescheduled twice, East Oldham Middle finished third in District 38.

  • OCHS KMEA performances
  • Adult education spring classes

    Oldham County Adult Education will kick off its spring semester of community education classes in February. This includes a variety of computer classes as well as hobby-related classes.

    Computer classes include a free two-class basic computer course, totaling four hours of free instruction. Additional computer classes are offered in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Each class is two days a week for two weeks.

  • All-American Tune

     

    A visit to Oldham County has been a top priority for Kim Miller.

    The 1991 graduate of Oldham County High School plays clarinet for the concert and ceremonial bands in the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America.

    When Kentucky was recently added to the band’s touring schedule, Miller put a plan to perform back home into action.

  • Miss Kentucky encourages students

     

    Miss Kentucky Jenna Day has a message for the students of Oldham County: never give up on your goals and dreams.

    Day, who was crowned Miss Kentucky last July, recently visited students at Locust Grove Elementary and East Oldham Middle School to talk to them about making healthy choices and gaining self confidence.

    A Louisville native and University of Kentucky student, Day told students they needed to do three things to be successful: take care of their minds, their bodies and their hearts.

  • Dean’s list/Graduation briefs

    Baldwin Wallace

    Lauren Alger of LaGrange has been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall Semester 2013 at Baldwin Wallace University, according to Stephen D. Stahl, Provost. Students who receive at least a 3.6 GPA for seven or more graded hours in a single semester are named to the Dean’s List.

    Georgetown College

    These local area students made the Dean’s List for Fall 2013 at Georgetown College.

  • Adult Education nabs top 25 ranking

    Oldham County Adult Education earned a top 25 state ranking for GED attainment, enrollment and academic performance, according to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.

    The rankings are produced monthly, and this is just the second time Oldham County has entered the top 25 coming in 11th place at the end of 2013. Three criteria are used to rank county adult education programs — enrollment, performance and GED attainment.