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Education

  • All-State Band, Orchestra

    The following Oldham County students have been selected to either All-State Band or All-State Orchestra:

    North Oldham High School:

    Alyssa Dewey — mallets, 2nd chair, All-State Orchestra

    Kelsey Moore — flute, 1st chair, All-State Concert Band

    Oldham County High School:

    Ellie Miller — viola, All-State Symphony Orchestra

    Eileen Ramirez — flute, 1st Chair, All-State Symphonic Band

    Jasmine Sligar — flute, 6th Chair, All-State Symphonic Band

  • Locals participate in graduation ceremonies

    SCAD

    Joseph Bauer of Crestwood, recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Bauer earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Film and Television.

    The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution conferring bachelor’s and master’s degrees at distinctive locations and online to prepare talented students for professional careers. SCAD offers degrees in more than 40 majors.

    Mid-Continent

  • Teacher earns grant

    Katherine Schloemer, a teacher at St. Mary Academy, has much more joy than usual to share with her students this holiday season.  Schloemer is the recipient of a 2013 MAC Grant from McDonald’s® Restaurants of Kentuckiana.

  • Leading by example

    La Grange Elementary Leadership Club students hosted members of the La Grange business community, mayor, Oldham County board members and Supt. Dr. Will Wells for lunch Dec. 19.  Event coordinator and Literacy Coach Kelley Johnstone worked on conversation and oratory skills with the 10 student ambassadors leading up to the occasion.

  • Arts Center performs Dickens’ classic Christmas story
  • Study: Oldham ranks first for kids

     

    A first-ever ranking of child well-being at the county level in Kentucky has named Oldham County as the best.

    Advocacy group Kentucky Youth Advocates annually releases the Kids Count data book to gauge the well-being of Kentucky’s kids, but this year is the first time they ranked counties from 1 to 120.

    In the rankings, Oldham County scored first overall, as well as first in three main categories: education, health and family and community.

  • NOHS Speech Team Earns Trophy

    Members of the North Oldham High School Speech Team earned a second place overall team sweepstakes trophy Saturday at the “Best of Both Worlds” competition at Kentucky Country Day.

    NOHS had 11 finalists:

    Brooke Hasl--Champion in Dramatic Interpretation and Runner-Up in Prose

    Kiersten Cleveland-Runner-Up in Broadcasting and 3rd place in Improvisational Duo with Grace Elbert

    Cedric Cj Withrow--3rd place in Dramatic Interpretation and 6th place in Storytelling

    Seth Stevens--4th place in Broadcasting

  • Junior Guard students promoted

    Congratulations to 37 Junior Guard members who were honored during a promotion ceremony Dec. 5. Instructor SGM Tim Anderson told the students and parents that a promotion is not just an honor, it’s a responsibility and an expectation to uphold in the future. Three of these students are already enlisted in military and several more plan to sign up in upcoming weeks.

    Attention to orders:

  • Marching Dragons Honored

    School Board member Joyce Fletcher and superintendent Will Wells congratulate South Oldham High School band director Ryan McAllister for achievements earned by the Marching Dragons. The marching band earned the title of Mid-States Band Association Grand Champions and earned fourth place at the Kentucky Music Educators Association, State Marching Band Competition.

  • OCS students, schools receive honors from Kentucky Youth Assembly

    Leadership, communication and critical thinking are three main goals of Oldham County Schools, and hundreds of students employed those skills while at the Kentucky Youth Assembly in recent weeks.

    All seven Oldham County middle and high schools attend this three-day experiential learning conference this year, participating in a simulation of the Commonwealth’s democratic process.