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Education

  • Goshen student named to dean's list at Northwestern

    Lilia K. Hargis of Goshen, a student in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall quarter. Hargis attended North Oldham High School and is the daughter of Jeffery and Martha Hargis of Goshen. Students on the dean’s list have attained at least a 3.7 GPA.

  • Education briefs

    Rotary foundation offers scholarships District 671 Rotary Foundation is offering seven $1,500 scholarships for the academic year 2008-09 for use at accredited Kentuck

  • Local student shines spotlight on bus driver

    A local school bus driver’s dedication to keeping students safe and happy on the way to and from school has earned national recognition, thanks to an appreciative La Grange fourth-grader.

  • School officials clarify 2008-09 elementary redistricting plans

    An elementary school redistricting guide published in the Jan. 17 edition as submitted by Oldham County Schools contained unclear information about school assignments for the 2008-09 school year.

  • Advanced Child Care part of food program

    Advanced Child Care is a participant in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education. Meals will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, se

  • What is the Oldham County Educational Foundation?

    The Oldham County Educational Foundation was formed through a cooperative effort of the Oldham County Board of Education and the Oldham County Chamber of Commerce in 1989.Our mission is “to foster business and community support for the public schools in Oldham County by promoting a hi

  • Scholarship money available through Dollars for Scholars

    Are you a senior or do you have a senior who is planning to go to college in 2008? Does the student reside in Oldham County? Would the student like a chance to win a scholarship to help with college expenses? Oldham County Dollars for Scholars is a 3-year-old non-profit organization and already has 30 sponsors who offer scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000. By submitting only one application and one essay, a student can apply for about 10 scholarships. If the student wants to write two or three essays, they can apply for more than 10 scholarships.

  • Crestwood student wins honorable mention for case study competition

    Raymond Wolf of Crestwood, an undergraduate business student at Xavier University, won $1,000 for his school after winning a regional honorable mention award in the 2007 Deloitte Tax Case Study Competition.

    The Xavier team was among 50 teams from 35 colleges and universities around the country that competed in the national contest.

  • La Grange student attends Commonwealth Honors Academy at Murray

    Christina Bizzle, daughter of Steven and Donna Bizzle of La Grange, attended the 2007 Commonwealth Honors Academy at Murray State University and participated in a three-week academic scholarship program. Students completing the academy receive six hours of college-level credit and have the opportunity to take six additional hours, tuition free, at Murray State University during their senior year in high school. They also receive a four-year housing scholarship if they choose to attend college at Murray State.

  • Local student participates in junior miss

    More than $18,000 worth of scholarship dollars and more than $1 million of in-kind gifts were up for grabs for the 50th anniversary of the Kentucky Junior Miss program Jan. 11-12 at the Singletary Center on the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington. Thirty-seven high school senior girls — including Oldham County High School student Caitlin Pike — competed to represent Kentucky at the national competition in Alabama June 26-28. Judges determined the winner based on the highest overall score in the following categories: scholastic, talent, fitness and self-expression.