Friday, August 23, 2019
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Tag: Kentucky School for the Deaf

School rating system to begin in September

At its Aug. 7 meeting in Frankfort, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) discussed the development and implementation of Kentucky’s new 5-star school rating system, which will go live in September after the 2018-2019 K-PREP test scores are released.

History education conference registration open

Registration is open for the Kentucky Historical Society’s (KHS) 2019 Kentucky History Education Conference and related events for K-12 educators July 17-19 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.

Longtime KSD educator Sandy Smock receives Grissom Award

At its June 5 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the eighth annual Dr. Johnnie Grissom Award to Sandy Smock, agriculture teacher and FFA adviser for the Kentucky School for the Deaf.

Breaking a language barrier

A Jessamine County High School offered American Sign Language courses for the first time this year that could be used to fulfill a world language requirement.

New elementary school building dedicated at KSD

Margaret D. Marshall Elementary School, a state-of-the-art facility on the Kentucky School for the Deaf campus designed to meet the needs of deaf and hard of hearing students, was dedicated May 14 with a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

KSD’S Def Chefs finish third in national culinary competition

Six students from the Kentucky School for the Deaf placed third in the 2019 Deaf Culinary Bowl in Las Vegas over the weekend.

Students selected for Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

Thirteen 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.

Cybersecurity camp catches on at KSD

A summer camp exposed deaf and hard-of-hearing students to cybersecurity and the possibility of careers within the field.

Presidential Easter eggs

On April 2, 2018, a 4-by-2-foot Easter egg will show off the work of a student from the Kentucky School for the Deaf at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. 

Ground broken for new elementary school at KSD

Officials ceremonially broke ground March 13 for a new elementary school at the Kentucky School for the Deaf in Danville.