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Education

  • Toyota program expands to La Grange Elementary

    A child’s first day of school is a big moment for any parent — but a new program coming to Oldham County Schools will help parents and their children be prepared for kindergarten. The district has received a grant to host a bornlearning Academy, an innovative approach to early childhood parental education.

    On Monday, Gov. Steve Beshear announced that La Grange Elementary would be one of the new academy sites supported by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky as the program continues to expand.

  • Montross selected for music trip

    On June 25, more than 200 outstanding student musicians will gather at the University of Louisville for five days of rehearsal and performances prior to departing to seven European countries for a 16-day tour. Included in this group is Mackenzie Montross of Crestwood, a student at South Oldham High School. MacKenzie is the daughter of Patrick and Melinda Fogarty and Keith Montross.

  • Prather scholarship winners named
  • Oldham County Community Scholarships
  • A perfect 13 years

    Oldham County Schools is so proud to have two graduates who will leave our district with 13 years of perfect attendance. Drew Greenwood (South Oldham High) and Shelbi Schooler (Oldham County High) have both earned this amazing accomplishment.

    Drew will be attending Bellarmine University and Shelbi will be attending Marymount Manhattan College in New York.

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  • Four awarded national merit scholarships

    Four students have been awarded scholarships by the University of Kentucky as national merit finalists: Emily S. Dautenhahn (OCHS), Benjamin B. Frazier (SOHS). Aya Karmen Omar (OCHS) and Regan Breana Lee (NOHS).

  • A lifetime of Liberty

     

    There were no signs, no banner, no major announcement that for the first time in 90 years, the big purple doors wouldn’t be opening back up come August.

    Instead, there were kites and photo booths, smiles and a feeling that while this is the end, everything should be OK.

  • Assistant promoted to top job at South Oldham Middle

    South Oldham Middle School will welcome a new principal this summer but he doesn’t need much introduction to the school’s community. Associate Principal Steve Emerson will move into the position, said Superintendent Will Wells, who announced his acceptance of the site-based decision making council’s decision May 27.

  • SOHS marches at Disney
  • OCS grads share first salute

    Submitted photo

    On Friday, May 23rd, in Annapolis, Md., two former South Oldham High School alumni met at Navy-Marine Corps Stadium to honor a newly commissioned officer’s first salute. Spencer Warren, 22, of Crestwood, a 2010 South Oldham High School graduate and May 2014 United States Naval Academy graduate, and Trevor Lively, 20, of Crestwood, a 2012 South Oldham High School graduate and plebe midshipman at the United States Naval Academy, saluted each other after graduation on Friday.