• In the classroom with Kentucky’s Teacher of the Year

     The halls at North Oldham High School are pretty quiet at 2 p.m. on Monday. Students are in their respective classes sitting behind desks and listening to their teachers lecture about the invasion of Normandy, memorizing the Pythagorean theorem or dissecting Edgar Allen Poe.

  • 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. 

  • SOHS student elected governor of national program

     Sydney Bright of South Oldham High School was elected as a delegate to attend the American Legion Auxiliary’s (ALA) Girls Nation program in Washington, D.C.

    ALA Girls Nation is a program for aspiring young women leaders providing firsthand experience and practical insight into how the federal government works. Two participants per state, known as “senators,” are chosen to represent their respective Girls State programs.

  • High school sophomores attend leadership program

     Delany Young of Prospect and Sarah Abukwaik of Crestwood recently attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Kentucky Seminar held at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond from June 11-14. 

  • 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