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Education

  • Barnett named to dean’s list at Sullivan University

    Ryan Barnett of La Grange was recently named to the dean’s list for the spring and summer quarters at Sullivan University.

    Barnett is studying public safety and criminal justice at Sullivan.

  • Pridemore wins first place in law school competition

    William K. Pridemore II, of Milwaukee, won the $600 First Prize in the Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition at Marquette University law school.

    The winning essay is entitled “Foul Ball! Why the Digital Millennium Copyright Act Strikes Out on Fair Use.”

    The competition is sponsored annually by ASCAP in memory of ASCAP’s first general counsel who died in 1936. 

  • Change adds up at St. Aloysius

    Students at St. Aloysius School in Pewee Valley contributed  their loose change Oct. 23-Oct. 29 to buy pies for Kentucky Harvest for holiday meals for the homeless. The PTO sponsored "dough for donuts" The class that raised the most money during that time period received a donut party.  About $1,015 was collected in five days by the students - enough to buy 101 pies from Market Day. 

  • Practice makes perfect

    Second- and third-graders at Kenwood Station Elementary School have been practicing for about two weeks for an assembly showing what they've learned this year in related arts classes. Students showcased singing, Native American dancing and artwork at an assembly Wednesday morning for their classmates. The students were able to choose the related arts they preferred Ð dance, singing, art, physical education or technology and studied Native American culture for the different parts of the assembly.

  • St. Aloysius students collect canned goods for Schumann Center

    From Nov. 1 through 12, the students of St. Aloysius collected can goods and other non-perishable food items for the Schumann Center in Louisville. 

    The St. Aloysius Middle School Communities have been paired up with younger grades and are competing to see who can bring in the most canned goods. 

    At 12:30 p.m. today (Thursday) in the St. Aloysius gym, the groups will get to 'play with their food' and build architectural masterpieces in the second-annual "Canstruction" event.

  • La Grange students graduate from Sullivan University

    Karen Grazional of La Grange recently graduated from Sullivan University in Louisville  with a bachelor's degree in management.

    Joel Huberman of La Grange recently graduated from Sullivan, with  bachelor's degrees in management and logistics/distribution.

  • North Oldham High School freshman places in essay contest

    Sarah Durnil, a freshman at North Oldham High School, recently placed in the essay contest sponsored by Baptist Hospital Northeast in La Grange. 

    Her essay was submitted in health class.

  • Growing Awareness

    During Red Ribbon Week in October, two students from each class at Buckner Elementary planted tulips at various places around the outside of the school. Red Ribbon Week is a nation-wide drug prevention program.

    Each student took a turn planting the red tulip bulbs with the help of parent volunteers. Some students, however, seemed just as interested in collecting worms they found while digging the hole for their bulb.

  • South Oldham hosts college and career night

    South Oldham High School’s PTSA is sponsoring a college night in November about paying for college.

    The event, scheduled for 7 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 9 in the SOHS cafeteria, will  help students and parents understand the financial aid application process.  

    They will learn how college aid packages are put together, as well as how to obtain college grants and loans.

    The PTSA is sponsoring several college and career nights throughout the school year. All students and parents from any Oldham County school are invited.

  • Local students graduate from Sullivan University

    Several Oldham students recently graduated from Sullivan University in Louisville.