Thursday, April 26, 2018
Graves Central Elementary, recognized as a 2017 Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education, credits the recognition to the school's family atmosphere and strong belief in students' ability to succeed.
Bullitt County has come up with a unique way of making sure more of the district's younger students get the chance to test their building skills with the STEM Challenge.
On April 2, 2018, a 4-by-2-foot Easter egg will show off the work of a student from the Kentucky School for the Deaf at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. 
At the Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative Showcase at the Capitol, students from Ashland Middle School played the stars as they showed off their Samsung Solve for Tomorrow project. They created a device, with the help of a 3-D printer, that will let police officers pick up used needles safely.
Lincoln Elementary Performing Arts School is, unofficially, the new world record holder for the most Abraham Lincoln impersonators in one place at the same time. 
As winter comes to a close, we here at Kentucky Teacher thought it might be a neat idea to see what some students from across the state have been up to with their photography. 
Students in Sarah Blades' 4th-grade class listen to Frank Mabson read a book about a young girl wanting to be president as part of the R.E.A.L. Men Read program. The program has been credited by Blades in helping her students improve their literacy scores on the MAP testing. Photo by Bobby Ellis, Jan. 24, 2018

R.E.A.L. Men Read

Bobby Ellis bobby.ellis@education.ky.gov When Fayette County announced that it was looking for 300 volunteers to fill a read-aloud mentoring program, Christian Adair wondered how many people would answer the call.  "As it turns out, we've had to turn away people in a...
Ella Simpson, a kindergartener at Second Street School (Frankfort Independent), sleds down a hill in front of her house in Frankfort. Photo by Bobby Ellis, Jan. 13, 2018

Snow day!

If you're not a fan of snow and the cold, 2018 may not be off to the best start. Kentucky Teacher photographer Bobby Ellis took in the fun Franklin County students had during one recent snowy day.
Warren County's Rich Pond Elementary School is one of two Kentucky public schools to be named this year as a Blue Ribbon winner for the second time. There are only eight public schools in Kentucky to earn the award twice since the program began in 1982.
If there's one thing that Carlee Cornett does not want someone walking out of the plays put on by Lincoln County Middle School to say it's this: "That was cute."