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Education

  • Education Briefs

    South Oldham will offer ACT Prep class in January

    South Oldham High School is offering an ACT Prep Class, open to all students, for the Feb. 7 ACT test date. 

  • Digital literacy program helps students communicate

     In Richard Parrott’s fifth-grade classroom at Buckner Elementary, students used the “school pad” to review the correct answers to their geometry exam.

    “Do you want me to write it?” asked a student who was answering a question that she had responded correctly to on the exam.

  • Oldham’s Engineers of Tomorrow

    In the early nineties, one man, an inventor named Dean Kamen founded For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, an organization designed to create a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology heroes. There are three FIRST robotics teams in Kentucky. Team number 2783, Engineers of Tomorrow, is based in Oldham County, and has been working since May on various machine shop projects to gain experience for their rookie competition season.

  • WKU admissions counselor will visit South Oldham

    Caelin Smith, an admissions counselor at Western Kentucky University, will visit area high schools to discuss with prospective students the opportunities offered at WKU.

  • Akers inducted into Transy’s leadership honor society

    South Oldham High School graduate and Transylvania University junior David Akers has been inducted into the Lampas Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa.

    Students apply for ODK membership in their junior or senior year. Selection is based on academic ranking, extracurricular activities and leadership roles. New members are selected by current ODK members and must pass with a 75-percent approval rating.

  • Oldham County middle school students named to all-district band

    The following seventh- and eighth-grade band members, pictured, from Oldham County Middle School auditioned into the 5th District All-District Band: David Bowles, John Hatton, John Torres, Eileen Ramirez, Ben Finch, Ryann Little, Erik Vokoun, Dallin Larsen, Josh Ely, Austin Smith, Anna Reeves, Ricky Elmore, Charlie Chandler, Adam Lang, Harrison Wight and Cassie Eldridge. Dr. Ann Porter, assistant professor of music education at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, will be the guest clinician.

  • Crestwood student receives music award

    Crestwood student Will Fergason is one of several Morehead State University students who recently received awards at the Kentucky Music Teachers National Association Chamber Music Competition.

    Fergason is a member of MSU’s Orpheus Saxophone Quartet. The quartet received an honorable mention at the competition. 

  • Local students named to St. Catherine dean’s list

    Nathan Stumler, a graduate of South Oldham High School and DeAnna Durrett, a graduate of Oldham County High School are among the students named to the St. Catherine College dean’s list for the fall semester.

    To be named to the dean’s list at St. Catherine’s, students must earn a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher.

  • Congratulations to Oldham students and staff

    As we begin this exciting new year with our students it is very important that we take time to appreciate the many accomplishments of 2008 and to recognize the dedication of those individuals throughout our school district and community who continue to excel in the district’s mission of preparing students to be competitive in a global economy.

  • Dancing Queens

    The North Oldham Middle School dance team attended Eastern High School’s Dance Expo on Dec. 6, competing with their hip hop and pom routine, winning first place in both. Members of the dance team are: Grace Aleksevitch, Holly Brink, Kylie Dombrosky, Savannah George, Cori Goodknight, Sarah Hare, Logan Hart, Brie Johnson, Tiera Lanham, Valeria Lopez, Chelsea Norton, Joanna Oser, Hannah Richardson, Kaitlynn Richardson, Alycia Spangler, Mackenzie Stegeman, Michaela Tong and Casey Wohlgemuth.