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Barren County senior finds his purpose through world languages

Cody Smith may be graduating from Barren County High School this year, but if everything goes according to plan, he'll be back in Kentucky public schools soon.

Walker, Thomas receive first Kentucky Education Support Staff Professional Award

Shelly Thomas from Barren County and Robert Walker of Harrison County were presented with the KESSP Award on Jan. 19. The newly created state award honors excellence by classified school employees and will be given annually.

Harrison County’s Robert Walker and Barren County’s Shelly Thomas to represent...

Two educational support staff members have been selected for the national 2020 Recognizing Inspirational School Employees (RISE) Award.

Kentucky FFA members excel at National FFA Convention

Kentucky FFA was well represented at the 93rd Annual National FFA Convention, held virtually Oct. 27-29. More than 100,000 FFA members, advisers and supporters registered for the event, which also was broadcast live on RFD TV.

Three Schools Win $100K DON’T QUIT! Fitness Center

The multi-million dollar DON’T QUIT! Campaign has named Stuart Academy/Frost Sixth-Grade Academy (Jefferson County), Hiseville Elementary School (Barren County) and Wurtland Middle School (Greenup County) as the state’s most outstanding schools for demonstrating leadership in getting and keeping their students fit.

KDE’s Teachers Webcast provides a voice for Kentucky educators during NTI

The Kentucky Department of Education hosted its first Teachers Webcast on April 28. Teachers across the state joined to share their experiences with NTI and what lessons can be learned during this trying time.

Students selected for Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

Eleven Kentucky public high school students have been named to the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis.

Focusing on the future of career education

School districts, postsecondary institutions and other entities are pooling their resources to create more opportunities for students through New Skills for Youth Kentucky.

Barren County, WKU create recipe for student success

Barren County School District’s Nutrition Services Department and Western Kentucky University are collaborating to provide post-baccalaureate internship placements for WKU students.

Testing the waters

Teachers went wading recently through Caney Fork Creek as part of a water quality testing workshop, overseen by Tabitha Owens, an environmental education specialist with the Kentucky Environmental Education Council.