LEFT: Andrew Smith paints a face on a pumpkin during the Bloomfield Elementary School Fall Festival. The nearly 1,000 visitors could participate in 22 activities during the PTA-sponsored event. “I’m so proud that our PTA was able to expand the Fall Festival, while still holding to the same cost for families as a year ago. […]
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The Liberty Bell, Twin Towers, George Washington and even General Thomas Nelson and wife all put in an appearance at a combined Constitution Day and Patriot Day event at Cox’s Creek Elementary School recently. Students gathered in the school gym to sing patriotic tunes and celebrate pride in their country while watching a parade of […]
The local Wal-Mart Supercenter donated $300 to the school system based on its sales of General Mills products.
School safety is set to take a big step forward in Nelson County, police and school officials learned recently with the announced award of a $51,300 COPS Secure Our Schools grant through the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing. Three schools and 25 school buses will be equipped with video surveillance systems […]
General Thomas Nelson and his wife, Lucy Grymes Nelson, in the persons of Holden Underwood and Carly Johnson, made their first known appearance in Nelson County recently during a combined Constitution Day and Patriot Day event at Cox’s Creek Elementary School (CCES). General Nelson, a Revolutionary War hero and signer of the Declaration of Independence, […]
Cox’s Creek Elementary School (CCE) achieved the magic 100 again and Old Kentucky Home Middle School (OKH) sprinted forward the fastest toward that goal, educators learned Sept. 22 with the release of spring test results from the Kentucky Core Content Test (KCCT) and 2010 No Child Left Behind (NCLB) progress report. OKH jumped forward on […]
The lesson was about chemical reactions, but ice cream was the real draw for students at Bloomfield Middle School when the “Ag trailer” came calling recently. Students used a simple mixture of milk, sugar and vanilla to make their own “ice cream in a bag” by vigorously shaking the contents in a container with ice […]