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Education

  • 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.

  • A contest like no other

    You, the readers of The Oldham Era, will have the opportunity to play writing critic over the course of the next week. Or if you prefer, you can play teacher.

  • Six students earn Gold Key awards in art competition

    Six students earned Gold Key awards in the regional Scholastic art competition. Whitney Olsen was honored for drawing, Katherine Ferriell for painting and Emily Farmer, Cameryn Jones, Ben Kolder and Catherine Taylor for their art portfolios.

  • An honor to perform

    Several members of the Oldham County High School Symphonic Band were recently honored as members of the All-5th District Bands, University of Louisville and Western Kentucky University Honors bands and the 2009 Kentucky All-State Bands. Forty-eight OCHS band members were selected by audition to perform with the All-District bands conducted by Dr. Greg Byrne from UofL and Joseph Stites from WKU. The bands performed Jan. 10 at the University of Louisville School of Music.   Nine OCHS students performed Jan.

  • Volunteers needed to help OCDFS score scholarship applications

    Oldham County Dollars for Scholars is seeking volunteers to help score scholarship applications.  

    There will be sessions from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 9, 10, 12, 13, 16, 17, 19 and 20 at the Pewee Valley Women’s Club. Evening sessions will be from 6 to 8 p.m. March 10, 12, 17 and 19 at Fastline Publications in Buckner  Volunteers must not have had a relative who applied for a scholarship this year.  For information visit www.ocdfs.org or call Cindy Hack at 376-7653.