Thursday, December 14, 2017
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Tag: Kentucky School for the Deaf

KSD’s farm-fresh festival

As part of the harvest season, the Kentucky School for the Deaf hosted its second annual Sweet Corn Festival Oct. 6 with games like bobbing for apples, hay bale rolling, corn shucking and a corn eating contest. 

Meeting the mental and emotional needs of children

While we – as educators and parents – often talk about academic achievement, it’s not the only concern I have as Kentucky's commissioner of education. We need to begin talking more often about the social and emotional health of our students

KDE participating in Kentucky State Fair

Kentuckians attending the 2017 Kentucky State Fair in Louisville Aug. 17-27 are invited to visit the Kentucky Department of Education booth in the Main Street Kentucky section of the South Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center.

Pool party

After closing in December 2008 for what was supposed to be a temporary repair, the pool at the Kentucky School for the Deaf experienced several problems during the next eight years that kept students from enjoying it.

Graduation ceremonies held at Kentucky School for the Deaf

Twelve high school seniors at the Kentucky School for the Deaf (were awarded diplomas in a ceremony held May 25 at the school in Danville.

KSB students inspire others

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure to attend a book premier party, but this was no ordinary launch event. It was the kickoff for the book, "We Can Hear You Just Fine: Clarifications from the Kentucky School for the Blind."

‘Know that what you do every day is important, very important’

Christi Bailey, a recently retired outreach consultant for the Kentucky School for the Deaf, never let her students settle for anything less than their best.

Students selected for Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

Sixteen 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 Stephen Pruitt.

KSD teacher says education is in her blood

Carla Lewis, a 1st-grade teacher at the Kentucky School for the Deaf, comes from a long line of educators. But it took an elective sign language course in college to cement her plans.

24 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline™ have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2017 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards. These teachers qualify to compete for the 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced next month.