Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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Yearlong program focused on creating stronger school, district leaders

LEAD-Kentucky uses an established national program as part of the effort to turn around low-performing schools, and it will be open to all schools later this year.

A look back at 2014 in photos

This year I had the opportunity to photograph a couple of events that have been going on for years, but I had never attended, such as the graduation ceremony at the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Training Center and bus driver training.

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.

Making the most of a snow day

Winter has hit Kentucky hard this year, especially compared to last year’s very mild winter. Students will cringe when making up the days in the spring, but if you ask them now, they are excited for a snow day.