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Education

  • A taste of North

    Parents had the opportunity to experience the North Oldham Middle School related arts curriculum during A Taste of North April 23.  

    Students displayed some of the things they’ve learned this year in health, physical education, visual art, humanities, music, computer and drama classes. 

  • Nominations open for Kentucky teacher awards

     Nominations are now open for the 2010 Kentucky Teacher awards, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc. Visit www.kentuckytoy.com for nomination information. The deadline is May 15. Any public school teacher in the state with at least three years of experience is eligible. Teachers may be nominated by students or their parents, colleagues or anyone from the community.

  • Locust Grove students, teachers win PTA awards

    Students and teachers at Locust Grove Elementary are the recipients of several recent PTA awards.  Student Cate Wollert earned an Award of Merit in the Reflections Program from the Kentucky PTA for her musical composition. Locust Grove teacher Ms. Mayes earned a $500 Kentucky PTA Teacher-Member scholarship to continue her education. Ms. Donatucci earned a $500 Kentucky PTA Teacher-Member scholarship to continue her education. Student Damion Bruce earned an Award of Merit in the Rising Star Program from the Kentucky PTA.

  • SOMS students celebrate School to Watch designation

    South Oldham Middle School was one of two schools out of about 400 in the state — the other being Auburn Middle School in Logan County — honored by the National Forum to accelerate middle grades reform as a School to Watch. This is the second time the school has received the honor.  The three students talked about how much better South Oldham is than their previous middle schools.

  • Several Oldham middle-schoolers recognized for high ACT scores

     More than 50 Oldham County middle-schoolers have earned recognition for their high scores in the Duke Talent Identification Program. The seventh-graders took the ACT college entrance exam and scored well. 

  • Oldham students will have six early-release days in 2009-10

     One school district initiative in recent years is the creation of professional learning teams. These instructional teams provide a structure within each school that allows a team of teaching colleagues to focus on the individual learning needs of students. Long gone are the days when teachers closed their doors and worked in isolation. 

  • Prospect Latin Preschool will offer summer camp preview

    Prospect Latin Preschool is offering a summer camp preview and open house event for parents and their children, ages 2 to 5, including students entering kindergarten from 3:45 to 6:45 p.m. today (Thursday).  Prospective students and community members are encouraged to attend and become acquainted with PLP. Today’s event offers a preview of activities from all six of PLP’s summer camps.

  • Maurer earns Christian Leadership Scholarship

    Patrick Maurer, son of Jim and Patriciann Maurer of Crestwood recently earned the Christian Leadership Scholarship to attend Georgetown College. 

    Maurer, a senior at Cornerstone Christian Academy, will receive the award in the fall. To receive a Christian Leadership Scholarship, a student must show Christian leadership and values within his or her community. The sholarships are renewable for all four years, provided that recipient maintain their active role in the Christian community at Georgetown College.

  • South Oldham grad vocalizes through his Masters

     Jacob Pence, a 2003 South Oldham High School and 2007 University of Evansville graduate will receive his master’s degree in vocal music performance from Ohio State University in June.

  • CATS loses its ninth life

     CATS testing in its current existence won’t exist three years from now, but the big changes won’t come until that time. This year only the most observant Oldham County students will notice a difference.