• Education in brief --June 25, 2015

     OCEF appoints new members

    The Oldham County Educational Foundation recently announced the appointment of three new board members who will begin serving in August. 

    Ryan Oliver, of Oliver Financial Group; Angelo Stekardis of UPS; and April Vance of Stantec will fill vacancies created by departing board members. 

  • Kamen wins Kohl’s scholarship

     Kohl’s Department Stores recently  announced it has awarded more than 2,500 winners nationwide with nearly $400,000 in scholarships for higher education and prizes through the Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program. The winners were chosen from more than 32,000 nominees nationwide, and selected for the positive impact their volunteer efforts have on the community.

  • Education in brief--June 4, 2015

     Hendren VMI grad

    The following Virginia Military Institute cadet
    is among the 317 cadets who graduated May 16, 2015.

  • Education briefs-- May 28, 2015

    Oldham Co. Schools Board of Education

    Students’ fees were approved and there were a few changes from last year. The Business Courses fee of $20 will be removed. There will be a $23 fee added for English I-IV. The fee is not applicable for AP courses.

  • Oldham students to represent county at upcoming pageant

    Kate Wetherton, of Crestwood, will represent Kentucky at the America’s Natural Supreme Beauties National Pageant on June 11-14 in Louisville.  Kate is the daughter of Brenden and Diane and a student at Locust Grove Elementary.
    She was chosen as Grand Supreme KY Beauties and will represent Kentucky at the national pageant. Kate is a straight-A Honor Roll student and a member of the Duke University Talent Program.

  • Education briefs -- May 21, 2015

    UE grads

    Taylor Parker of Prospect has graduated from the University of Evansville with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
    Parker, majoring in Management, graduated during UE’s 157th Commencement, held Saturday, May 9 at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville. During the ceremony, the university awarded 583 degrees.
    The University of Evansville is a private, liberal arts-based university with a full-time undergraduate enrollment of approximately 2,700.

    Cumberland grads

  • Crestwood schools get $2,000

    On May 15, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded $14,000 to Louisville-area schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations to support adult, family and summer literacy programs.  These grant awards are part of more than $5.8 million in grants awarded today to approximately 720 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 43 states the company serves. Award recipients include:

  • OCHS Board of Education Update

    The following are notes from the Oldham County Board of Education meeting on April 27:
    Head Start and preschool

  • Education briefs -- May 7, 2015

    Crestwood Elementary Kindergarten Derby
    Crestwood Elementary hosted a kindergarten derby on Monday, May 4 (they were on a field trip Friday—hence the Derby parade delay). Kindergartners created Derby floats with a variety of materials. Many also wore hats and dresses for the Derby. They paraded their floats in front of the rest of the school and finished with a dance party.

    EOMS students go robotic
    Sphero Robots teach EOMS students how to code and more.

  • School briefs -- April 30, 2015

    La Grange honor      student