Monday, October 24, 2016

ATC students help get summer program rolling

Students in Barren County played a key role in readying a bus for the district’s summer reading and meals program.

Graduation Day

A total of 19 students received their diplomas this year at the Kentucky School for the Blind and the Kentucky School for the Deaf.

Safety course gets students one step closer to career-readiness

Ballard Memorial High School offered its seniors in three career and technical education classes an important safety course, and the instructor who led that effort would like to see it happen across the state.

Learning to end hunger

Rowan County Middle School uses project-based learning to help students and the community.

On target

The National Archery in the Schools Program recently held its national tournament in Louisville.

MakerSpace making a difference in Boone County

School district has created a regional hub where students can become innovators, inventors and creators.

A successful first step toward a better system

Commissioner Stephen Pruitt said he was encouraged by the level of interest in the state’s new accountability system at the recent Education Town Hall Meetings, and teachers will be involved in every step of the system’s development.

Eye Can Derby

Pam Cox and her guide dog Horace were major attractions at the 2016 Eye Can Derby in Warren County.

Passing the torch at KEA

Mary Ann Blankenship, who recently retired as executive director of the Kentucky Education Association, leaves an organization that she said has made progress in a number of critical areas for teachers.

Technology championships showcase student leadership

More than 10,000 people attended the STLP championships in Lexington, where the best of Kentucky students’ instructional, technical and community service projects were on display.