Harrison County was the first Kentucky school district to be impacted by COVID-19. Now, the district is one step closer to a return to in-person instruction.
Three years ago, Principal Janet Throgmorton of Fancy Farm Elementary (Graves County) was looking for a way to save her district some money while addressing one of its most pressing needs.
Forty-one of 45 Kentucky schools recognized by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation are part of the Baptist Health School Wellness Initiative, offered by the Delta Rural Network Center at Baptist Health Madisonville.
BAVEL, Kentucky’s all-virtual public school, offers lessons for other districts now working to set up full-time online instruction due to COVID-19.
Tyler Watts uses Post-it Notes to create colorful pop-culture pictures for the holidays. He has made them around Kentucky and gotten national media attention.
When the COVID-19 pandemic began, Prisha Hedau had no plans of writing a book. Through Gov. Andy Beshear’s daily press conferences, she felt inspired to tell her own story.
In the past, Ana Reyes made efforts to contact the teacher who helped change her life, but couldn’t find her because she couldn’t remember the teacher’s name. After connecting with KDE and...
Like many younger children in her district, Emma Stevens used to be terrified of bees. Now, as the vice-president of Greenup County High School’s FFA chapter, she is playing an instrumental role in fighting common misconceptions about bees in her community.
Donnie Piercey, a 5th-grade teacher at Stonewall Elementary School (Fayette County), has been named 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year and Elementary Teacher of the Year. Piercey, a 38-year-old Lexington resident, is using technology to help his school stay in touch with parents and students during remote learning.
In Jefferson County, Laura Peavley has played a prominent role in shaping the school’s Montessori program, hoping to impact future generations. A believer in reaching students where they are, she relocated to be closer to them and better understand their daily struggles.