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Education

  • Local senior selected for National Society of High School Scholars

    The National Society of High School Scholars announces that Oldham County High School senior Chase Hamby of Crestwood has been selected for membership. The society recognizes top scholars and invites only those students who have achieved superior academic excellence. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

  • South graduate participates in Lipscomb engineering competition

    Crestwood student Casey Burkhart was one of nine Lipscomb University engineering students who competed in the 2008 Baja SAE Competition, an off-road vehicle 100-mile endurance race held annually by the Society of Automotive Engineers.

  • School's out, fun's in

    Reading, writing and arithmetic are sooo regular school year.

    Students at Harmony Elementary School’s summer academy instead learned June 23-27 about the three “Cs” — climbing, crawlies and choreography.

  • OCHS senior will study abroad

    For Oldham County High School senior Elaine Alvey, the final year of high school will take on quite a different complexion than the blue and white painted corridors of OCHS.

  • Education briefs

    Students named to Georgetown dean’s list

    During the spring semester, 11 students from Oldham County were named to the dean’s list at Georgetown College.

    The dean’s list honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 hours and a 3.7 grade-point average.

  • Education briefs

    Local students named to dean’s list at Transylvania

    Transylvania University senior Stefanie Brock, freshman Sarah Conn, senior Emily Owens, junior Kelly Spratte-Lennington and senior Allyson Tucker have been named to the dean’s list for the winter term.

    To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade-point average during the term.

  • Celebrating the Derby their way

    In addition to the daily duties performed by a group of instructional assistants self-named as SWAT (Super Women All the Time), these enthusiastic ladies have a unique talent for bolstering staff morale at La Grange Elementary.

    This spring in Oldham County, Kentucky is no exception.

  • Liberty Elementary: Kids helping kids

    Fourth-grade students at Liberty Elementary transformed into backpack tycoons as they spent two months running a business.

    The class formed a company, “Bags R’ Us,” to learn what it takes to run a business and raise money for charity in the process.

    Megan Winkle was one of the class’ top sellers.

  • Education briefs

    Jones graduates from North Oldham

    Alaina Louise Jones graduated Cum Laude from North Oldham High School, where she was a member of the Honor Society and treasurer of the Beta Club. Alaina was also on the girls’ basketball and soccer teams. She received the Chancellor’s Merit Award and a soccer scholarship to Division I Indiana-Purdue University at Fort Wayne.

  • Education Briefs

    Oldham students named to dean’s list at BCTCOldham County students Robert Anderson, Alyson Balogh and Edward West have been named to the dean’s list at Bluegrass Community & Technical College for the spri