Thursday, July 16, 2020
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Déjà vu for Leon Smith at Russellville Independent Schools

Starting work as superintendent of Russellville Independent School District has been slightly disorienting for Leon Smith. When he walked out of his office July 1, after his first day on the job, it seemed like he’d never left.

Six districts recognized among Best Communities for Music Education

Six Kentucky school districts have been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the NAMM Foundation for their outstanding commitment to music education and efforts to assure access to music for all students as part of a well-rounded education.

Kentucky students share how COVID-19 closures impact their lives

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council met virtually to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on public school students in the Commonwealth.

Russell Independent teacher recognized by honor society

Catherine Del Valle, a Spanish teacher at Russell High School (Russell Independent), has received the John Temple Award for State Director of the Year from Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, an honor society for high school students enrolled in Spanish and/or Portuguese.

Erasing the stigma of incarceration

KRUSH is a weekly support group for students that are coping with family members or guardians that are or have been incarcerated.

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.

Del Valle receives top KWLA award

Catherine Del Valle, a Spanish teacher at Russell High School, is the 2018 recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association Outstanding Teacher Award. She received the award Sept. 22 at the KWLA annual conference in Lexington.

A heart for kids – and a whole bunch of hugs

Rita Renfrow, a preschool classroom assistant in Butler County, is the 2018 winner of the Kentucky Association of School Administrators’ Fred Award.

Kentuckians win Presidential Award for math, science teaching

Grant County's Shannon Brickler and Somerset Independent's Natasha Craft are among 104 educators nationwide to be recognized as winners of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

KASA names Fred Award finalists

The Kentucky Association of School Administrators announced the finalists for the 2018 Fred Award.