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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 amy.wallot@education.ky.gov 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 amy.wallot@education.ky.gov 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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