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Education

  • 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.

  • Education Briefs

    SOHS drama teacher will travel to England

  • 2008 Pyramid Awards

    The Pyramid Awards are teacher grants sponsored annually by the Oldham County Educational Foundation and designed to assist with instructional strategies to increase student learning outcomes.  OCEF’s mission is to foster business and community support for the public schools in Oldham County by promoting community knowledge, involvement and support of public education and directing contributed funds into programs to improve education for Oldham County students.  Sponsored by PNC, Head Trust, Fastline Publications, La Grange Rotary, Morgan Keegan

  • U of L coaches motivate seventh-grade classes

    University of Louisville football coach Steve Kragthorpe and men’s soccer coach Ken Lolla spoke to the seventh grade boys at North Oldham Middle School Friday. The coaches encouraged the students to set high goals, to write them down and to work hard at attaining those goals.

  • Local PTA parents attend children’s advocacy rally

    Twelve members of  local, district and Kentucky PTA joined more than 600 children’s advocates at the fifth Children’s Advocacy Day at the Capitol Feb. 12 to meet with legislators regarding children’s issues.