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Education

  • Education Briefs Jan. 29

    Measurement Olympics

  • Farm Bureau scholarships available

    The holiday season may have just come to a close, but Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) has one more gift to give to a select number of high school seniors across the state – college scholarships. Later this spring, the KFB Education Foundation will award college scholarships ranging from $400 to $4,000 to 83 high school seniors pursuing a four-year degree.

  • NOMS student honored by Gilda’s Club

    More than 160 teens, grades 6-12, across the Commonwealth of Kentucky and Southern Indiana shared their personal experiences and reflections of what it is like to live with cancer – either their own or someone close to them – through essays, poetry and artwork for Gilda’s Club Louisville’s “Write Stuff” contest. Gilda’s Club, 633 Baxter Ave., is a free cancer support community for men, women, teens and children.

  • Kindergarten signups begin in March

    Registration for first year Primary/Kindergarten students for 2015/2016 will take place at the school in which they are districted to attend on Thursday, March 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. and Friday, March 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Parents are required to bring a full size certified birth certificate (not a hospital certificate).

  • Club donates toys, time

    The members of Do Something Good Club teamed up with the National Honor Society and Beta Club at North Oldham High School to help local business KaZoing! fulfill its annual donation event. The three groups combined to collect 165 toys, in addition to those already collected, to give out to foster children during a day of play at the business. KaZoing! owner Karri Gerdemann said she thanked the “amazing young people” for their help.

  • Kenwood Station class gives to Ronald McDonald house

    Fifth-graders in Mr. Arledge’s class at Kenwood Station Elementary did something different for their winter celebration this year. Instead of playing games, they worked to bring cheer to children spending their holidays at the Ronald McDonald House in Louisville. On Thursday, they spread out large pieces of fleece and got busy cutting and tying them into soft blankets.

    The Ronald McDonald House provides free or low-cost housing for seriously ill children and their families

  • North High choir to perform in NYC
  • Green wins prestigious science award

    One of Oldham County’s own is being honored for her work in promoting science throughout the area.

    Tracy Green, the director of communications and development for Oldham County Schools, will receive the designation of Ambassador of Science Literacy from the Kentucky Science Center at the end of January.

  • Junior Guard students go through promotions

    Sixty students from all three Oldham County high schools were promoted at a ceremony for the Junior Guard program late last week.

    The ceremony, which was split into three sessions, promoted the students from cadets to cadet sergeants and cadet staff sergeants.

    Sergeant Major Tim Anderson, the instructor of the program, stressed the importance of several attributes to the program.

    “It is as much about academics as it is physical fitness and leadership,” Anderson said.

  • Students gain experience in computer coding

    Students across Oldham County Schools will gain experience in computer coding this week during Computer Science Education Week in Kentucky.

    Governor Steve Beshear proclaimed Dec. 8-14 as a week to highlight the importance of computer science education and its path to careers in computing and other fields. As part of the effort, students, teachers, parents and policymakers are encouraged to participate in an Hour of Code, a worldwide, hands-on experience in learning to write computer code.