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Education

  • Taking steps to change the world

    The knowledge that a child dies every 30 seconds due to unsafe drinking water led students at Eastern Elementary to make a difference.
    Members of the student council there organized a donation drive to benefit WaterStep, a non-profit program that turns old shoes into clean drinking water.
    “It feels amazing to help people,” said Kelsey Perryman. “We’re reaching across the world to help other people.”

  • Schools fight rising costs

    School districts who receive utility services from LG&E/KU have banded together with the Kentucky School Board Association to intervene in the recent rate hike requests, which could benefit all utility users, a KSBA representative says.
    Both Henry County and Eminence boards of education signed on to the collaborative effort after KSBA requested financial support from the 84 school systems that would be affected by the utility rate hike.

  • Eminence Schools host innovative educators

    The hallways of Eminence Independent Schools were recently crawling with state-level educators from across the country for a site visit of an innovative Kentucky school district.
    They popped their heads in doorways to listen in on lessons and the more curious ventured into classrooms to sit and talk with students.
    Anita Bernhardt of the Department of Education in Maine was delighted by her conversation with second-grader Angelica Rangle.

  • HCHS Marching Band competes
  • HCHS holds Literacy Night

     

    On Wednesday, Oct. 29, Henry County High School celebrated its annual Literacy Night to celebrate reading. 

  • Clifford wins photography award at National FFA Convention

     

    Amateur photographers from across the region participated in the annual Farm Foto Assignment photography contest held at the National FFA Convention, Oct. 29 – 31, in Louisville.  

  • Gibson graduates

    Samantha Rochelle Gibson graduated Summa cum laude from Morehead State University on May 10, 2014. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education.

    Samantha is a 2010 graduate of Henry County High School and is the daughter of Jerry and Carolyn Gibson of Pleasureville. She is the granddaughter of the late Larry and Faye Carter, Marvin Gibson and Della Gibson.

  • New Castle Elementary End of Year Carnival
  • Showcasing HCHS senior service projects

    Students in Henry County High School’s Life 101 class exceeded their goals for their community service projects, as highlighted in the Senior Service Showcase May 14-15, according to teacher Cheryl Taylor.

  • Eminence school expansion imminent

    Eminence schools may have a slightly different look in the coming years with a planned expansion to allow more individualized learning for students, according to Superintendent Buddy Berry.
    Dubbed ‘Edhub’ by the school board, the project would include 13 new classrooms, nine new labs and a large hub area for students to gather. Berry said that he hopes the expansion will lead to a greater customization of learning.