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Education

  • OCHS student in Governor’s program

    Oldham County High School sophomore Randall Heite will be representing Oldham County High School in the Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs program this summer.

    Heite is the first Oldham County student ever selected for this program, now in its second year of existence.

  • Kenwood Station has successful book drive

    Kenwood Station’s Student Council began a book drive on March 17. The initial goal of the book drive was to collect 600 new/gently used books by the end of April. As of April 7, the students have collected 936 books and the books keep coming in! The books collected will be used by Kenwood Station’s Summer Reading Program, a program that helps improve reading skills in students by providing them reading opportunities over the summer months. Any books not selected for use by the Summer Reading Program will be donated to local charities.

  • SOHS student wins Casey award

    Sydney M. Allen, a student at South Oldham High School has won the National Merit James E. Casey Scholarship. Allen’s probable career field is undecided.

    The James E. Casey Scholarship is given by the UPS Foundation.

    The UPS Foundation was created in 1951 by United Parcel Service. National Merit James E. Casey Scholarships and James E. Casey Scholarships for children of United Parcel Service employees are supported by the UPS Foundation, in honor of the founder of United Parcel Service.

  • A Happy Deal

    La Grange Elementary students expressed their appreciation recently to La Grange McDonald’s restaurant owner George Saliba who partnered with the school to promote monthly McTeacher Nights. The school received 10 percent of those sales, enough to purchase a new Dell computer and monitor. The school’s final McTeacher Night for the year is Tuesday, May 13. Pictured are La Grange Principal Heather Thomas, Brylee Pottie, Laura Perry, George Saliba and Graham Reynolds, FRC Coordinator.

  • Ross Ruffra Scholarship

    Mr. and Mrs. David Ruffra, parents of the late Ross Ruffra, are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s recipients of the “Ross Ruffra Memorial Scholarship.” At the time of his death Ross was a scholar and athlete at South Oldham High School. This scholarship is designed to recognize the ideals Ross stood for. This year’s recipients are Davis Ferriell and Sky Lanham.

  • The Cutest Two Minutes in Oldham County
  • UPS foundation gives donation to engineering academy

    The Oldham County Schools new Engineering Academy will launch in August thanks in part to a donation from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS, the area’s largest employer. The grant will be used to help fund equipment and supplies for the new academy, which will welcome its first class of approximately 50 students in the fall.

  • SOHS performs Cinderella
  • Family fun event rocks at La Grange

    Even the persistent drizzle couldn’t dampen the excitement and community spirit at La Grange Elementary’s first annual Family Fun Raiser Day last Friday. Thinking outside the box, PTA President Louise Blevins conceived a spring festival where all students could participate, instead of only those who could attend a Saturday event. Families were invited and encouraged to take part, attend the General PTA meeting and vote for their next two SBDM Parent Representatives.

  • Education Briefs May 1

    OCHS students in summer programs

    Three Oldham County High School students have been accepted to prestigious programs that will give them unique opportunities to further their education and deepen their knowledge.