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Education

  • Arts Center Open House

    The Oldham County Schools Arts Center will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. This annual event offers parents and children the opportunity to watch demonstrations, meet instructors and ask questions about class offerings in music, dance, theatre, and the visual arts. Fall classes begin the week of Sept. 2 and registration will be available the day of the open house.

  • Goshen student awarded scholarship

    At their recent meeting, the Trustees of the Former Agents of the FBI Foundation voted to award a scholarship for the 2014 - 2015 academic year to Christopher C. Amstutz of Goshen. Christopher will attend the Hanover College in Hanover, Ind., in the fall. He is the grandson of former FBI Agent Charles E. Ricketts, Jr.

  • Adult classes schedule now online

    Looking for fun things to do for adults?

    The Oldham County Community Education bulletin is now online. Visit the Oldham County Schools website at www.oldham.kyschools.us/adulted. You can also find us on Facebook.com/OCCommunityEd or Twitter.com/OCAdultEd. You can also contact us by phone at 241-6018.

    Calligraphy, digital photography, genealogy, beginning Spanish, computer classes including: computer basics, Excel, 3-D design, video game design, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and Pinterest are some of the classes being offered during the fall semester.

  • GED classes offered in August

    Do you or someone you know need a GED? These days most jobs require either a high school diploma or GED in order to even apply for a job. If you’re thinking about college or additional training, it’s a must.

    Preparing for the GED is free. Oldham County Adult Education has sites in Crestwood and La Grange with day and evening hours.

    For a limited time only you could save 66 percent on costs associated with taking the GED test.

  • Oldham County Middle re-opening

    Oldham County Middle School re-opening will be Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The community is invited. Meet the teachers and staff, tour the newly renovated building, join the PTSA and Booster club or buy spiritwear.

    --Submitted info

  • Back to school worship event

    Oldham County Schools’ Employees Back to School Worship Event with guest speaker Bob Russell, will be Aug. 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Crestwood Baptist Church.

    This service will be to support and encourage OCS staff as they prayerfully begin the 2014-15 school year This is a collaboration among communities of faith and not a church-sponsored event

    Questions? Contact Tish Cordrey at 938-1426 or Lauri Pytko at 295-3680.

    --Submitted info

  • Cooking class held

     

    The Oldham County Health Department partnered with the Arvin Center to offer a free cooking class. Sarah Long (left) receives help from Arvin Center graduate Kendall during the class. Kendall is a graduate of the Arvin Center’s culinary arts program. Chef Garrett Sanborn was the main instructor that taught the class.

  • Superintendent to request property tax increase

    Facing an additional $3.5 million in expenses over the next two fiscal years, Oldham County Schools Superintendent Will Wells signaled his intention to ask the Oldham County Board of Education for another property tax increase this year.

  • Education Briefs July 17

    Back to school event

    Oldham County Schools’ Employees Back to School Worship Event with guest speaker Bob Russell, Aug. 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Crestwood Baptist Church.

    This service will be to support and encourage our staff as we prayerfully begin the 2014-15 school year This is a collaboration among communities of faith and not a church-sponsored event

    Questions? Contact Tish Cordrey at 938-1426 or Lauri Pytko at 295-3680.

    Farr honored

  • Oldham County Schools mechanic honored by state

    For two decades, David Harroff has kept Oldham County Schools buses running — that’s 120 buses, 491 trips per day, more than 1.7 million miles per year. Last week, he was recognized for his work as the Mechanic of the Year by the Kentucky Department of Education at the annual Student Transportation Association of Kentucky conference.