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Education

  • Ag students learn during field trips in their community

    Until the new five-period day schedule at Henry County High School, it would have been impossible for a class to leave campus, go somewhere, and return in only one or two periods, according to a news release from the school’s ag department.  But ag teacher Lindsey Davie said with the new 73-minute classes, six classes in the agriculture department have been able to take advantage of some local leaders in the ag world to give students exposure to agriculture fields and opportunities without even leaving the county.  

  • Art works
  • Perkinson to participate in the National Young Leaders Conference

    Nikki Perkinson, a Henry County Middle School student, will take part in a unique leadership development experience, the National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC), an Envision program, according to a news release.
    Washington, D.C., serves as a living classroom for this program, empowering young scholars to emerge as influential voices in their communities, states and even at the national level.

  • Campbellsburg Elementary Students of the month
  • School briefs: Run4Nicaragua is May 9

    May 9 5K fees to pay Nicaragua trip costs
    Register now for the Run 4 Nicaragua: On Our Way 5K to be held May 9 at 9 a.m. on the grounds of the Kentucky Renaissance Fair.
    All proceeds will go to cover expenses for the Eminence High School Unlock Class for their upcoming service trip to Nicaragua, according to run organizers. The service trip involves providing water filters and helping to expand a school in Posoltega.

  • Grease is the word for Henry County's spring show

    The world of 1950s Chicago Greasers will come alive onstage April 23 through 26 in the John W. Smith Jr. Auditorium at Henry County High School.  
    While most famous for the movie version starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, Grease began its life as a highly successful stage musical.  
    When the original Broadway show closed in 1980, the 3,388 performances made it the longest running musical to date.  

  • Massie visits HCMS

    Rep. Thomas Massie recently stopped by the Henry County Middle School to visit with students there.

  • Eminence teacher named digital innovator by PBS LearningMedia

    Jennifer Montgomery, an English and Spanish teacher at Eminence Independent Schools has been named a 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator.
    Montgomery is among a diverse group of 100 tech-savvy educators from across the country selected for her passion and commitment to innovative teaching practices that integrate digital media and technology in the classroom.
    Over the next year, these tech-savvy educators will take part in a yearlong professional development program, preparing them to act as digital learning ambassadors in their local schools and communities.

  • Work like a girl

    Photos by Kristin Beck, Landmark News Service

  • Students get creative for conservation

    The 2014 theme for the Conservation Art and Writing Contests, sponsored by the Farm Bureau Federation and Henry County Conservation was “protecting Kentucky’s soil.”
    All Henry County students from first through 12th grades are encouraged to enter. There were 761 entries for the art contest and 54 for the writing contest.
    The conservation district awards cash, certificates and tee-shirts to all winners.
    Henry County Conservation art and writing contest winners include:
    County winners for art include: