Monday, January 25, 2021
Tags Pike County

Tag: Pike County

Letcher County teacher uses Post-it Notes to teach math, create art

Tyler Watts uses Post-it Notes to create colorful pop-culture pictures for the holidays. He has made them around Kentucky and gotten national media attention.

Schools in 30 counties dubbed Bright Spots for exceeding expectations

Forty-seven schools have been named Bright Spots in Kentucky Education, recognition for schools in which students performed better than expected on measures of educational achievement.

Student Advisory Council members weigh in on COVID-19 issues during Kentucky...

Four members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council joined the Aug. 25 Special Superintendents’ Webcast to talk about COVID-19 issues they’re hearing from their home districts.

Home-grown help in social services staffing

A new apprenticeship program allows high schools students to work in local offices of the Kentucky Department for Community Based Services.

Pike County water research team to travel to India to present...

A team of students from Belfry High School (Pike County) will travel to Kolkata, India, in June to present their research on groundwater quality in Pike County.

Two Kentucky schools named National Title 1 Distinguished Schools

The National Title I Association will honor two Kentucky schools as 2017 National Title I Distinguished Schools on Feb. 9 during the 2018 National Title I Conference in Philadelphia.

VSA Kentucky art exhibit available to schools

The 2018 VSA Kentucky Student Traveling Exhibition, “A Matter of Perspective,” has begun its tour and is available free of charge to schools, museums and other institutions.

Best Practices schools recognized

During the annual Continuous Improvement Summit Sept. 19 in Lexington, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) recognized five schools and two districts for best practices.

Testing the waters

Teachers went wading recently through Caney Fork Creek as part of a water quality testing workshop, overseen by Tabitha Owens, an environmental education specialist with the Kentucky Environmental Education Council. 

Kentucky Board of Education discusses 2018-20 biennial budget

According to Kentucky Department of Education staff, additional money will be needed to implement Senate Bill 1 (2017).