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Education

  • 14 teachers earn National Board Certification

    Fourteen Oldham County teachers successfully completed the process for National Board Certification. Oldham County has the highest percentage of teachers who are nationally board certified, with only three fewer certified teachers than Jefferson County.

  • North’s speech team has success in first tournament

    The North Oldham High School Speech Team had success in Bardstown at the first tournament of the year. The team members had two chances to make finals at the tournament. 

  • Children of the World choir to perform

    South OIdham High School graduate Taylor Hampton Phillips and her husband, Jay, are touring the country as team leaders for about 20 children from the developing world in the Children of the World children’s choir.

    The choir will perform at during regular services 9:15 and 10:45 a.m. Jan. 4 at Crestwood Baptist Church.

  • Writers of the Month

    Locust Grove Elementary recently named “Writers of the Month.”  Students submitted writing throughout the past month and those named were selected by a committee. Each student was called down during an assembly to receive a certificate and a pencil.

  • Book drive

    Students in Colleen Davis’ freshman geography classes at South Oldham High School are trying to bring visibility to “the invisible” by raising awareness of the hardships faced by children growing up in Uganda. 

  • NOHS finishes marching season

    The North Oldham High School Marching Band ended their 2008 season in the State Semi-Finals for the second time in their six-year history. The band, under the direction of Kyle Ray, Amy Fisher and Marc Richardson, finished 15th in the State of Kentucky in Class AAA competition at Meade County High School on Nov. 1.  The band has been invited to perform at Disney World in May. 

  • The honor roll

    Middle School

    Sixth grade

  • An educational experience

    All seventh grade students from South Oldham Middle School went on a field trip this past fall. Half of the trip was to the Louisville Water Company where students learned the history of the Ohio River Valley and the water they drink. The other half of the trip was to the Falls of the Ohio where students learned about the fossils that are commonly found in this area. Both places were tied to the core content standards for Earth’s History.

  • Students selected for EKU’s annual Honor Band

    The following seventh- and eighth-grade band members from Oldham County Middle School were selected for Eastern Kentucky University’s annual Middle School Honor Band Clinic: Caitlin Armstrong, Cassie Eldridge, Joshua Ely, Ben Finch, Krista Fitzgerald, Ben Hoffman, Adam Lang, Dallin Larsen, Kayla Logsdon, Eileen Ramirez, Anna Reeves, Erik Vokoun, Harrison Wight, Brandon Turney and John White.

  • South Oldham Idol

    South Oldham Middle School girls competed Tuesday for the title of South Oldham Idol with various musical performances. Judges awarded Baylie Bowman for her vocal and piano performance of the song she wrote, “For Jayme.” Students pay $1 to watch the contest, which is part of a fundraising effort that collected $1,324 to provide for poor families within the school during the holidays.