Two more Foster Heights Elementary School teachers have been added to the ranks of National Board Certified Teachers (NBCT) — the highest certification a K-12 educator can earn. Helen Filiatreau and Trista Wheatley were among just 316 teachers in Kentucky and 8,600 nationwide this year to achieve this elite designation, according to the National Board […]
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Safety for school children is looming large as an issue for a stately old red elm tree behind Foster Heights Elementary School. The tree that has been a significant part of the school life for generations will soon have to come down due to safety concerns. “Trees are a very important part of our urban […]
Kentucky’s karst geology and underground formations were not the only things on the “menu” recently for the Caving Club from Bloomfield Middle School (BMS). On a visit to Hidden River Cave, the group learned the value of listening skills, effective communication and teamwork during a three-hour excursion into “wild” portions of the cave that meanders […]
“‘Pharaoh el Chikken’ — his feathers were sleek. His eyes were dark and bulging. At night they twinkled like stars,” said Austin Jenkins as he, likewise, extolled the virtues of a chicken pharaoh that had originally been destined for a dinner table before being sidetracked from a local grocery store for a class project. Hall […]
Hannah Simpson, a seventh-grader at Old Kentucky Home Middle School (OKHMS), sorts donated books to help prepare for an upcoming used book fair at the school. Simpson is one of 16 students on the library media staff who help operate the media center. The book fair will take place Nov. 30 – Dec. 3 from […]
Conway-Heaton Ford and Ford Motor Co. donated $6,000 to the Nelson County Education Endowment Fund following a test-drive event in October.
The vision from Nelson County all the way into space is quickly snapping into focus for students at Nelson County Area Technology Center (NCATC) and Nelson County High School. But that’s just for starters, if John Sanders, Charlie Cantrill and Bill Bennett have their way. The trio are key players in a $58,000 Perkins Reserve […]