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Education

  • Graduation dates announced

    School board members approved graduation dates Monday for the Class of 2010.

    Ceremonies for Buckner Alternative High School graduates are planned at 7 p.m. June 4 at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center in Crestwood.

    Other graduation ceremonies are planned the following day at Freedom Hall in Louisville.

    Graduation ceremonies for North Oldham students begin at 11 a.m.; South Oldham ceremonies begin at 2:30 p.m.; and ceremonies for Oldham County high school students begin at 6 p.m. June 5.

  • Honor Roll

    Liberty Elementary School

    First grading period

    Fifth grade

    All As – Meilin Scanish, Madison Morley, Sierra Lindeman, Matthew Morris, Eric Kirby, Taylor Barrickman, Parker Burton, Connor Dant, Taylor Douglas, Connor Ferris, J.T. Harris, Abi Kadach, Hailey Metzger, Isabelle Moore, Olivia Voyles, Olivia Banta, Gavin Sipes, Eli Soeder and Zach Wheeler.

  • 2010-11 calendar approved

    Oldham County students will start the 2010-11 school year Aug. 11.

    Members of the board of education approved the 2010-11 calendar Monday, which includes fall break Oct. 18-22; winter break from Dec. 20-31; spring break April 4-8, 2011; and May 24, 2011 as the last day of school. The calendar also retains all six early release days for students. 

     

  • Oldham County Middle School Second-term Honor roll

    Sixth grade

  • Goshen student named to high list at Episcopal High School

    Jesse Ling of Goshen was named to the High List – the academic honor roll at Episcopal High School in Virginia – for the fall     semester.

     

    Ling is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Siru Ling.

  • Local students named to dean’s list at Somerset Community College

    Four students from Oldham County were named to the dean’s list at Somerset Community College for the fall.

    The students are Robert Haney, Wesley Chapman, Gavin Connin and John Boshoff.

    To be named to the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average. 

  • WKU student newspaper staff members win awards

    Several staff members from the College Heights Herald, Western Kentucky University’s student newspaper, received awards from the annual Kentucky Intercollegiate Press Association.

    Crestwood senior Mandy Simpson won first place for feature story and third for personality profile. Simpson, an Oldham County High School grad, worked at The Oldham Era as a high school intern during her senior year.

    December graduate David Harten of Louisville won second place for sports news story and honorable mention for sports feature.

  • Local students named to dean’s list at University of Dayton

    Three Oldham students were named to the dean’s list at the University of Dayton for the fall semester.

    Those students are Courtney B. Perkins of Goshen, and Brianna T. D’Alessio and Brittany J. Smithson of Prospect.

    To be named to the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average.

  • Hartman is a finalist for 2010 Kentucky homecoming queen

    Mercedes Ashton Hartman of Crestwood is a finalist for Kentucky’s 30th annual Homecoming Queen Selection. The selection will take place May 8 and 9 in Louisville. Hartman is the South Oldham High School Homecoming Queen.

    Kentucky’s 2010 Homecoming Queen receives a cash scholarship and a trip to the national finals to compete for America’s Homecoming Queen.

    Hartman is the daughter of Ron and Rhonda Hartman.

  • Local student named state Geographic Bee semifinalist

    Mark Scherer, a seventh-grader at North Oldham Middle School was recently named a semifinalist in the Kentucky Geographic Bee by the National Geographic Society. The bee will take place April 9 at the Knicely Economic Center in Bowling Green.

    The winner will receive $100, the “National Geographic Collegiate Atlas of the World” and a trip to Washington, D.C. to represent Kentucky in the national finals.

    Scherer is the son of Randy and Beth Scherer.