Sunday, January 19, 2020
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Franklin County librarian wins national honor

Jessica Elaine Holmes, a librarian at Westridge Elementary School (Franklin County), has received the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My...

The sounds of summer

I live near a high school. Actually, right next to one. As the days led up to the beginning of the school year, I could hear the marching band practice while sitting on the porch. The music, muffled some by trees, has a peaceful sound, in a radio-on-in-the-background kind of way.

Superintendents’ spotlight: Chrissy Jones, Franklin County

The Franklin County school district has the goal to be “the preferred school district in Kentucky” and is committed to putting kids first. The...

Students get their tech on at STLP State Championship

By Amy Wallot amy.wallot@education.ky.gov More than 5,000 students filled the Lexington Convention Center April 22 for the Student Technology Leadership Program’s annual state championship. The day was...

Grissom Award goes to multiple winners

The Kentucky Board of Education presented the fifth annual  Dr. Johnnie Grissom Award to Jefferson County Chief Academic Officer Dr. Dewey Hensley, Franklin-Simpson High School Principal Tim Schlosser and the Student Support Team at Franklin-Simpson High School this week.

Franklin County CTC looking to lead state in secondary Career and...

High interest from students created need for new facility and expanded programs.

Marching for equality in Frankfort

Students from Fayette County school district, Franklin County school district, Frankfort Independent school district, Jefferson County school district, Covington Independent school district, Newport Independent school district and others held signs for equality as they marched in Frankfort on a chilly, but sunny morning.

Giving health and PE educators a boost in teaching

Trainings help health/PE teachers make sure lessons align with national standards.

Operation Preparation expands to monthlong event

College and career readiness event looks to be bigger and better in second year.

First day for kindergarten

The first day of school is an emotional event, sometimes more for parents than students. I like shooting the first day, especially for kindergarten students. The variety of emotions and little moments is wonderful. And it is one of the few times in the school year I’m able to photograph parent interaction.