Author Archive | Tom Dekle, Communications Director,

Scientific creativity bubbles up in Boston

The Boston School Science Fair, Tuesday, March 14, included 86 projects and 106 participants, with some students paired. This fair was a required activity for all sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students.  The projects fell under many categories in the life, earth and physical sciences.   The overall winner was Brett Phelps with “Need a Boost?” […]

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Leadership Lab finds success and continued growth

After a successful launch this year, the Nelson County Schools Leadership Lab (NCSLL) program is already gearing up for the 2017-18 school year. The Nelson County Schools Leadership Lab is a professional learning program designed to attract and retain top-notch teachers while building teacher and instructional leadership capacity. The program also seeks to improve and […]

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SkillsUSA winners earn trip to state competition

Seven SkillsUSA members from Nelson County Area Technology Center qualified for state competition when they brought home several top awards from the Regional SkillsUSA conference, March 3, at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. State qualifiers are Wesley Gilpin, Cole Mattingly, Tyler Stumph, Colton Brewer, Garrett West, Hunter Fenley and Devan Oliver. The state competition will […]

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Gallery: 2017 Girls’ Sweet 16

Here are some photos from the NCHS Lady Cards’ trip to the Sweet 16 basketball tournament March 8 at Northern Kentucky University. Gallery: Click any image to enlarge, and then click left or right arrow (on the outer edge of the page) to move through slides. ” template=”default” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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A drive to serve

Jewel Brock is in his fifth year as a bus driver for the Nelson County Schools. A former first sergeant in the U.S. Army, Brock drives a Bardstown route that serves Foster Heights Elementary School, Nelson County High School, Old Kentucky Home Middle School and the Nelson County Early Learning Center. The Nelson County Schools […]

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FBLA team successful at Leadership Conference

The Nelson County Schools system was well represented at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Region 2 Leadership Conference Tuesday, Feb. 28 at Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro, qualifying nine for the state conference next month in Louisville.  In just the club’s second year of competition, Nelson County FBLA sent 22 students to the regional […]

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