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Education

  • New law won’t affect graduation

    A law passed by state legislators last week won’t have any effect on the end of school for Oldham County Schools this year.

    The law allows school districts to extend their school day to make up hours lost to cancelations for winter weather and sets June 6 as the last day of school if a district so chooses.

    A school district can end their year before June 6, if they have the correct amount of educational hours achieved before then, as well.

  • Centerfield 4th graders claim battle of the books
  • Education Briefs April 10

    Anything Goes

    Anything Goes, the musical, will be performed at Oldham County High School next week. The musicial will have four performances: April 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. and April 19, a matinee at 2 p.m and final performance at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Mary Hug at maryhhug@aol.com or 502-445-9870.

    NOMS student wins top award at fair

  • Private school handles any issue

     

    The definition of necessity took a whole new meaning for Heather Peavler when one of her children was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

    When Peavler’s children were enrolled in an area private Christian school, the diagnosis became an issue when the school went on to say it “was ill-equipped” to teach the child in question.

  • Oldham County play hits the high seas
  • PE teacher honored as Southern District teacher of the year

    Crestwood resident Scott Gerlach of Oldham County High School will be honored as the Southern District High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) at its 129th annual National Convention & Expo in St. Louis, Mo., April 1-5. The Southern District represents 13 states from Virginia to Texas. The award is given in recognition of outstanding teaching performance at the high school level and the ability to motivate today’s youth to participate in a lifetime of physical activity.

  • School Board sets graduation
  • ‘SOME PIG’
  • Goshen Elementary group wins book battle

    On March 4, Goshen fifth grade students participated and won first place in the Oldham County Schools District Battle of the Books competition, hosted by Goshen Elementary. Battle of the Books is a reading incentive program in which teams of students read books, write questions and later answers questions about the books they have read.

    The students will later compete as teams, first in their classroom and then among other teams from their grade level, to see who can recall the most about the books they read.

  • North students place first in WKU history competition

    More than 600 students from 25 schools in Kentucky and Tennessee competed in the WKU Department of History’s 41st Annual History Contest on March 21 at Diddle Arena.

    First and second place winners in each test are as follows:

    Senior High American History: First, Maggie A. Foster of North Oldham High School.

    Senior High World History: First, Isaiah Bryant of North Oldham High School.

    Junior High American History: First, Elizabeth Foster of North Oldham Middle School.