Kentucky shines in Healthy Schools awards

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.

By |2021-01-08T08:57:47-05:00January 8, 2021|

Rules for school sports due to COVID-19 in the works, Kentucky superintendents told

As the usual opening practice dates for fall sports approach, Kentucky school districts are concerned about how to operate athletic programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Commissioner Julian Tackett of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) answered some imminent questions Tuesday during the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) weekly Special Superintendents’ Webcast.

By |2021-06-17T16:15:46-04:00July 7, 2020|

Physical education beyond the gym

National Middle School PE Teacher of the Year finalist Angela Stark teaches her Fayette County students the skills they need to live a healthy life.

By |2019-03-04T09:45:43-05:00February 6, 2018|

Ready for school? Mercer County students are

By Amy Wallot Where can you go to get a haircut, dental screening and a new pair of shoes? For parents and students in Mercer County, Readi Fest provides an opportunity to check of many back-to-school needs in one place. This was the fourth year for the event, held at Mercer County High School. The goal is to remove [...]

By |2015-08-10T15:16:47-04:00August 11, 2015|

Two honored as PE teachers of the year

The 2014 KAHERD teachers of the year are Daniel Hill, a teacher at Tates Creek Elementary (Fayette County) and Rhonda Smith, a teacher at Lloyd Memorial High School (Elsmere-Erlanger Independent).

By |2019-10-30T15:55:32-04:00March 31, 2015|

National Bike (or walk) to School Day

By Amy Wallot The morning of May 7was about 70 degrees, sunny and an absolutely gorgeous day to walk to school for National Bike to School Day. Most of the students I saw at Northside Elementary School (Woodford County) had chosen to walk. But later in the week Southside Elementary was having a bike-only event. The students who lived [...]

By |2020-09-21T09:14:25-04:00May 15, 2014|
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