Reading is a “cool gig” at Bloomfield Elementary School. Photo by Kathy Walker
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 […]
Broken bones, severe burns, electrocution, blood, gore and lots of laughter were all present at the scene of a mock disaster recently at the Nelson County Area Technology Center (NCATC), adjacent to Nelson County High School. Nelson County EMS, together with Flaget Memorial Hospital worked with NCATC Tuesday morning to stage two mock incidents as […]
Schools in Nelson County are looking for a few generous heroes to “adopt-a-backpacker.” For Family Resource and Youth Services Center directors Lynne Potter and Christy VanDeventer, it’s all about removing barriers. For hungry school children in Nelson County, it’s all about getting food so they can eat on the weekend. Either way, it’s about 29 […]
The entire senior class at Nelson County High School received free tickets to attend the Labor Day Weekend Kevin Skinner concert, Sept. 4, at My Old Kentucky Home State Park.
Instead of a “run for the roses,” it was a “run for the popsicles” Aug. 25 at the Nelson County Junior Harrier Series cross-country race behind Nelson County High School. About 30 middle school students and 30 elementary school students turned out for the first race in the three-race series specifically designed for middle and […]