An Oldham County Middle School teacher was recently honored by President Bush as a winner of the 2007 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. North Oldham Middle School teacher Jennifer Terry was one of 99 teachers selected nationwide for this honor.
On April 19, Andy Kangpan, member of the North Oldham High School Debate Team coached by Merl McBee, became the first student from Oldham County to win the District Rotary Oratory competition, in Nashville, Tenn.He also became the first student from Oldham County to win the Multi
By law, Kentucky requires local school board members to take annual professional development classes. But two members of the Oldham County Board of Education have gone beyond the minimum mandates in state law, earning advanced certification in support of their work for this community’s children and schools.
A project that began on the first day of school has come full circle for the fifth-graders at Crestwood Elementary.“On the first day of school we started out listening to a song by Carla Gover, since then we’ve been learning about eastern Kentucky,” fifth-grader
Administrators for Oldham County Schools are working to minimize impact on students as they formulate a tight budget.
School board treasurer Chuck Littrell said a 1 percent increase in funds allocated to schools by state legislature during each of the next two years is the least he can remember. He said the increase is usually about 2.5 percent per year.
The University of Kentucky has recently recognized 112 students from Oldham County who were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester.
To make a dean’s list in one of UK’s colleges, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes. Some UK colleges require a 3.5 GPA to make the dean’s list.