• Education in brief - Oct. 15

     Department of Agriculture sponsors student contest

    Agriculture Commissioner James Comer invites Kentucky students to enter the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s annual Farm to School Month Art Contest.

    The theme is “Farm to School Lunch Snapshot.” Any student attending a public, private, parochial or home school in Kentucky is eligible to participate.

  • Oldham Schools rated distinguished again




    Oldham County Schools is just one of 16 state district’s rated as distinguished, the state’s highest rating, according to results of the 2015 K-PREP assessment released last week. 

    The district is ranked 10th overall and is in the 98th percentile statewide acccording to the accountabiliity results from the spring assessments.

  • Education in Brief - Sept. 24, 2015

     Passafiume semifinalist

    Tanner Passafiume, a former student at La Grange Elementary and Oldham County Middle School who is now a student at St. Xavier in Louisville, has been named as a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist.

  • Students can enter prevention contest

     Attorney General Jack Conway and his Keep Kentucky Kids Safe partners today announced the start of their annual prescription drug abuse prevention public service announcement (PSA) contest for Kentucky high school students.  The competition is part of Attorney General Conway’s statewide public awareness initiative to warn Kentucky kids about the dangers of misusing prescription drugs.

  • NOHS teacher among top Ky. educators

     Ashley Lamb-Sinclair, a creative writing and English teacher at North Oldham High School, is among 24 outstanding Kentucky educators named recipients of the 2016 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards.

    Lamb-Sinclair has taught at NOHS since 2012 and is a National Board Certified Teacher and a previous recipient of a Pyramid Award for innovative classroom instruction from the Oldham County Educational Foundation.

  • Leopard spot will participate in food program

     LaGrange Leopard Spot, administered by the Kentucky Department of Education, announces participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program.

    Snacks will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided at no extra charge without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age and disability.  

  • National Merit semifinalists announced, all schools represented

     Six Oldham County Schools students earned national honors this year through the National Merit Scholarship Programs. 

    From North Oldham High: Maggie Foster, Nicholas Landis and Hailey Simpson.  

    From South Oldham High: Caylem Ashcraft and Dylan Morris. 

    From Oldham County High: Reid Honeycutt. 

  • Education in brief --Sept. 10

     Sligar named Dean’s Scholar

    Jordan Sligar of La Grange has been named a Dean’s Scholar at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. Sligar, a 2015 graduate of Oldham County High School, will be a freshman when the fall semester begins Aug. 24.

  • Crestwood Elementary recognized nationally

     Crestwood Elementary has been named a “National PTA School of Excellence” — the only school earning the honor in Kentucky out of 124 designees named for 2015-17.

    The National PTA School of Excellence designation honors accomplishments in building strong, effective family-school partnerships, which are proven to make a difference for students and schools.

  • Lund named Elementary Music Educator of the Year

     Former Colonel marching band member Matthew Lund hopes to inspire a future generation of players as the music teacher at Crestwood Elementary. In his fourth year of teaching, Lund was recently named the Fifth District Elementary Music Educator of the Year by members of the Kentucky Music Educators Association.