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Education

  • School board prepares for tight budget

    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.

  • 112 Oldham students make UK dean's list

    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.

  • North Oldham Speech Team celebrates successful season

    The North Oldham High School Speech Team closed the 2007-08 season by competing in the Kentucky High School Speech League State Tournament March 14-15 at Western Kentucky University.

    Speech coach Rosemary Cundiff-Brown, who founded the team when NOHS opened its doors five years ago, said she was impressed with the talent on this year’s team and was also pleased with the dedication of the students.

  • Sikkema named to Liberty dean's list

    Liberty University student Caitlyn Sikkema of Crestwood has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester.

    To receive dean’s list commendation, full-time students must earn a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or above on a four-point scale.

  • Local Transy students featured in music program

    North Oldham High School graduate and Transylvania University junior Kelly Spratte-Lennington, Oldham County Senior High School graduate and Transylvania freshman Sarah Conn and South Oldham High School graduate and Transylvania freshman Elizabeth Higgins recently performed in the Transylvania music program’s “An Evening at the Cabaret: A Night on Broadway.”

  • Heritage Festivals

    The Oldham County High School Symphonic Band will represent Kentucky in concert performance in the Heritage Festivals concert band festival in Boston next weekend.

    Seventy-two band members and 16 adult chaperones will depart on April 30 and travel overnight to Boston, with an intermediate stop in New York City.

  • The Honor Roll

    South Oldham Middle School

  • 21st Century students

    When Oldham County Middle School’s Chandra Holloway Emerson was selected as Ashland Inc.’s Kentucky Teacher of the Year, she had no idea how it would open her eyes to education.“When I went to the conference for all of the state winners, it was a life changing experience,&

  • 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.