Showcase shines spotlight on academic team

A sixth-grade Academic Team Showcase was held at Old Kentucky Home Middle School (OKHMS) in early December. Schools competing in the showcase were OKHMS, Bardstown Middle School, Campbellsville Middle School, LaRue County Middle School, St. Joseph School, and Bluegrass Christian Academy. Each school was allowed to have three students compete in each area of written […]

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Two more teachers achieve elite certification

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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‘Around the World at Christmas Time’

The Foster Heights Elementary School Children’s third- and fourth-grade Choir performed December ‘Round the World this year for the holiday concert. In addition to the choir performances, all grade levels in the K-5 school participated in a school-wide production of Around the World at Christmas Time. The program took place on two nights in December, […]

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Communication efforts earn awards

The Nelson County School District brought home 15 awards in state competition from the annual OASIS Awards banquet recently in Lexington, sponsored by the Kentucky School Public Relations Association. The OASIS awards — Outstanding Achievement in School Information Services — recognizes communication and public relations efforts that took place in school districts throughout Kentucky during […]

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Caving Club blazes trail to Hidden River

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 […]

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