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Education

  • North student receives Gold Key portfolio

    Charlotte Pollock, a student at North Oldham High School, received a Gold Key portfolio in the Scholastic Art competition.Pollock is one of a select few seniors to receive this honor.

  • East Oldham Middle School hosts real-world science fair

    From a mock “methamphetamines lab” set up by the Kentucky State Police to a demonstration of Lego robots, seventh graders at East Oldham Middle School toured a two-day display of science in the real world. This non-traditional science fair has become a tradition at East Oldham.

  • South hosts ACT prep class

    South Oldham High School is offering an ACT prep class open to all students for the June 14 ACT test date.The cost of $140 includes 10 strategy sessions, two practice tests and a practice book, but not the cost of registering for the test.

  • La Grange Elementary takes first in district

    The La Grange Elementary Academic Team recently won its first ever District Governor’s Cup accolades. The team, coached by April Smith and Tony Stewart, took fourth place overall March 22 during the regional competition at Centerfield Elementary.

    “I really hope that they realize what it means to be a team, even through academics,” Smith said. “The kids are still doing a little dance from their win.”

  • Headed to nationals

    Austin Major of the North Oldham Debate Team, coached by Merl McBee, won the Joseph M. Rumbaugh State Oration competition March 29 at Maysville Country Club for the Kentucky Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.

  • South takes sixth

    On March 13 and 14, the South Oldham debate team competed in the state championship rounds in Bowling Green at Western Kentucky University. Under a new scoring system, the sweepstake trophies for teams are based on a combination of Congress, policy and Lincoln –Douglas debate. South Oldham only competes in Lincoln-Douglas, taking sixth in the state. The team would have finished first if Lincoln-Douglas was the only style recognized.

  • '80s Spring Fling

    South Oldham Middle School hosted the Spring Fling event March 28, with the theme “The Big 80s.” Paula Greco, SOMS PTSA representative, was one of the masterminds behind this 1980s flashback.

  • Four students honored for essays

    Mallory Price, a fifth-grader at Liberty Elementary was inspired to compare her mother to the warmth and comfort of kisses, and hot chocolate on a chilly day. Her essay, “What My Mother Means to Me,” won first place in the state contest held by American Mothers Inc. She will compete at the national level.

  • North Oldham students debate the issues

    Advanced Placement government and politics students at North Oldham High School are not only learning about the political system, they are living it as well.

  • Arrival in america

    Audrey Riggs waited in a cluster of about 15 wiry fifth-graders waiting to leave the dock of Ellis Island – or front hallway of Buckner Elementary School. While t