Monday, October 14, 2019

2020-2021 FAFSA application period opens

The 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is available for students and parents to apply for financial aid for college or graduate school. The application process opened Oct. 1 for the form that federal and state governments, colleges and other organizations use to award financial aid.

Teachers invited to enter Samsung STEAM competition

Teachers are invited to enter the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest, a contest that challenges teachers and students in grades 6-12 to show how STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) can be applied to help improve their local community.

Kentucky NEED Project offers energy education workshops

The Kentucky NEED (National Energy Education Development) Project is offering seven energy education workshops this fall.

Mobile public safety exhibits available from state police

The Kentucky State Police offers public education exhibits that schools can utilize to promote public safety in Kentucky communities. These resources provide a visual reminder about the dangers behind drug abuse and risky driving behaviors.

Registration open for Kentucky Junior Historical Society conference

The Kentucky Junior Historical Society (KJHS) Conference will hold its annual conference Nov. 15 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History and the Old State Capitol in Frankfort.

White Cane Dinner program in Paducah serves those interested in vision loss

The West Kentucky White Cane Dinner – a gathering for students, families, teachers, counselors and individuals interested in vision loss– will be Oct. 14 at the Carson-Myre Heart Center Auditorium at Baptist Health Paducah.

Assessment coordinators’ annual workshop to be held in Louisville

The Kentucky Association for Assessment Coordinators (KAAC) will host the Scott Trimble Workshop on Instruction and Assessment on Oct. 28-29 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

Raven Run Nature Sanctuary offers free field trips, travel grants

Raven Run Nature Sanctuary near Lexington offers free field trips for classes and transportation grants for Fayette County educators.

KAPHERD convention to be held in Louisville

The Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance will hold its annual convention Oct. 13-15 at Westport Middle School and the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

Bullitt school earns recognition from Special Olympics

Bullitt East High School (Bullitt County) has been recognized as a Special Olympics Unified Champion School and as a national banner recipient by Special Olympics. Bullitt East is the only Kentucky school in the 2019 class of National Banner Unified Champion Schools and one of three in Kentucky to achieve this recognition.