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Education

  • 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.

  • Students help kick off healthcare quality week

    and the winners are....

    Baptist Hospital Northeast kicked off its Healthcare Quality Week celebration with an event to recognize winners of its elementary school drawing contest and middle and high school essay contest. 

    The theme for a drawing contest for elementary students is: “My last healthcare experience was…….”

    Winners are third place, Daniella Dimitrov, Harmony Elementary; second place, Sophia Hale, Harmony Elementary; and first place, Martie Ehly, Buckner Elementary in the kindergarten through second grade division. 

  • Local students graduate from Sullivan University

    Several students from Oldham County recently graduated from Sullivan University in Louisville. 

    Graduates from Goshen include Michelle Allen, who earned bachelor’s degrees in accounting and finance; Karen Kushner, who earned bachelor’s degrees in marketng and management; Rhonda Lobb, who earned an associate’s degree in paralegal students; and Brian Seyer, who earned a master’s degree in business administration.

  • Fun run

    Buckner Elementary School hosted the Buddy Bear Fun Run Sept. 18. 

    Students helped raise money for the school’s playground improvement project and learned the importance of making healthy eating choices and the importance of regular physical exercise.

  • Burkhart attends Lipscomb University

    Derek Burkhart of Crestwood, is a member of Lipscomb University’s 2009-10 freshman class. 

    Burkhart, a South Oldham High School graduate, is one of 605 freshman enrolled at Lipscomb University, contributing to an overall record year enrollment of 3,418. The university experienced a 12-percent jump in overall enrollment from last fall.