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Education

  • Four awarded national merit scholarships

    Four students have been awarded scholarships by the University of Kentucky as national merit finalists: Emily S. Dautenhahn (OCHS), Benjamin B. Frazier (SOHS). Aya Karmen Omar (OCHS) and Regan Breana Lee (NOHS).

  • A lifetime of Liberty

     

    There were no signs, no banner, no major announcement that for the first time in 90 years, the big purple doors wouldn’t be opening back up come August.

    Instead, there were kites and photo booths, smiles and a feeling that while this is the end, everything should be OK.

  • Assistant promoted to top job at South Oldham Middle

    South Oldham Middle School will welcome a new principal this summer but he doesn’t need much introduction to the school’s community. Associate Principal Steve Emerson will move into the position, said Superintendent Will Wells, who announced his acceptance of the site-based decision making council’s decision May 27.

  • SOHS marches at Disney
  • OCS grads share first salute

    Submitted photo

    On Friday, May 23rd, in Annapolis, Md., two former South Oldham High School alumni met at Navy-Marine Corps Stadium to honor a newly commissioned officer’s first salute. Spencer Warren, 22, of Crestwood, a 2010 South Oldham High School graduate and May 2014 United States Naval Academy graduate, and Trevor Lively, 20, of Crestwood, a 2012 South Oldham High School graduate and plebe midshipman at the United States Naval Academy, saluted each other after graduation on Friday.

  • Student selected for Brown Fellows
  • A cause worth kicking

    About 168 Oldham County Middle School students came out to the OCYSA fields Friday to compete as 21 teams at the second annual kickball tournament benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The double elimination tournament was initiated last year as an eighth grade student service project in memory of teacher Chris Carlton. Raising money and having fun was the primary goal of the tournament, according to Coordinator Joe Percefull. “Winning is secondary,” he said.

  • South Oldham’s Abercrombie given 2014 ExCEL award

    Spiders. Snakes. Heights. Math. Some of the most fear-inducing words — but not in Bethany Abercrombie’s class at South Oldham High School.

    “This is the happiest math class you’ll ever be a part of,” she overheard one student tell another.

  • OCHS Band honors two

     

    During the Oldham County High School Band Banquet on May 16, 26 graduating seniors were honored. Among these seniors, Andrew Dharamsey received the Chris Combs Memorial Spirit Award. In the fall, Dharamsey will be attending the University of Kentucky. Senior Drew Maddy was awarded the Windy Wyatt Scholarship. Maddy will be attending Eastern Kentucky University in the fall.

  • Davis receives Steinhauser scholarship

    Connor Davis of Crestwood has been awarded a $2,000 annual scholarship as a member of Trinity High School’s class of 2018. The scholarship named for Trinity’s first principal, Monsignor Alfred Steinhauser, is awarded each year to the top 20 scorers on the High School Placement Test.

    Connor is in the eighth grade this year at St. Aloysius in Pewee Valley and is a starting midfielder for the South Oldham Dragons Lacrosse team. He is the son of Shelly and Rusty Davis and grandson of Iva and Don Davis of Crestwood.