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Education

  • STUDENTS SHOW ‘STEADY’ GROWTH IN ACT SCORES

    Despite a slight drop in annual ACT scores, Oldham County School officials say the district is still trending upward when it comes to college preparedness.

    This year’s senior class from North Oldham, Oldham County and South Oldham high schools scored a composite score of 21.8 when they took the ACT as juniors. The previous year’s composite for the district was 22.2

    Kentucky juniors have been required to take the ACT since 2008, when new educational reforms were put into place.

  • MORE PARENT COMPLAINTS FOR SCHOOL’S REDISTRICTING PLAN

    The final round of public forums relating to the redistricting of Oldham County schools was held Thursday night at Oldham County High School. In all, the school district has held nine meetings allowing the public to see the proposed changes and offer some suggestions.

    On Thursday, Michael Williams, director of pupil personnel at the schools, unveiled four new proposals of how the schools would make up for the loss of Liberty Elementary which is in its final year. Parents got to see the outlines for the new districts and voice their opinions on them.

  • Students compete at state fair
  • Reading academy kicks off

     

  • Cool Down

    The North Oldham Fire Department provided a cooling "hose-down" for Goshen Elementary students after a track team practice on the morning of Saturday 17 August at the North Oldham Campus Sports Complex.

  • School Briefs

    Columbia College Grads

    The following local students received degrees from Columbia College Chicago during commencement ceremonies held in May.

    Juan Barrera from Crestwood received a BA degree in Arts Management.

    Leslie Wishnevski also from Crestwood received a BA degree in Film & Video.

  • EOMS teacher state finalist for Presidential Award

     

  • New programs, upgrades greet OC students

    Your kids may disagree with me, but I think the first day of school is one of the best days of the year. It’s a day full of promise, of excitement, of change. It’s a milestone — for parents and students — that marks another chapter in life.

    When your children head off for their first day this year, know that our staff members at Oldham County Schools are committed to continuing the tradition of excellence in our district.

  • Area residents attend WKU 
academic camps

    The following students and teachers from Oldham County attended academic summer camps this summer at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.

    Cole LaDow, a student at La Grange Elementary School, attended the Summer Camp July 15-19 for advanced and high-interest students who completed first through fourth grades in 2012-13.

  • Dodson named to state school board association

    A member of the Oldham County Board of Education has been appointed to serve as a director-at-large of the Kentucky School Boards Association.

    Larry Dodson, Crestwood, represents the southeastern part of Oldham County on the local board. He will serve a three-year term and was appointed by KSBA President Durward Narramore.

    “I know (Dodson) will hit the ground running as we tackle the issues KSBA is facing due to his past experience on both the local level and KSBA board,” Narramore said.