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Education

  • Kentucky State honors student conference featured Craigmyle

    Kentucky State University’s Whitney Young School of Honors and Liberal Studies hosted the 2015 Kentucky Honors Roundtable on Feb. 27 and Feb. 28, involving one student from Henry County, Ashley Craigmyle.

  • School briefs for March 4

    Order the Henry County High School yearbook now
    Henry County High School yearbooks are on sale now, according to staff. This year’s yearbook theme is “Red, White and You!” The cost is $65. The yearbooks are on sale through the end of March. Including all spring sports, prom and graduation, the yearbooks are expected to come out in September.
    University of Louisville announces fall grads from Henry County
    These Henry County residents recently graduated from the University of Louisville after the fall 2014 semester.

  • campbellsburg students of the month
  • Eastern students of the month

    Eastern Elementary School students of the month for January include: (back, from left) Rhyauna Spears, Gracie Broughton, Destiny Nelson, Ty Lyons, Dominic Escobar  and Steve Lopez; (front row) Makenzie Murphy, Landon Smither, Nicholas Bryan, Kayli Hedges and Gracie Walls.

  • School briefs for Feb. 11

    Two Henry County students graduate from WKU
    Fall 2014 graduates from Western Kentucky University from Henry County include:
    William B. Taylor, New Castle, Bachelor of Science
    Carmarita L. Webb, Pleasureville, Master of Arts in Education.
    Stephens attends Campbellsville U.
    Campbellsville University had over 400 new students for the 2015 spring semester, which included Jennifer Stephens of Eminence.

  • HCMS takes first place in Governor’s Cup

    Governor’s Cup

    Henry County Middle School hosted the District 36 Governor’s Cup Academic Team Competition on Saturday, Jan. 17.  HCMS walked away with 1st place overall, 1st place in Quick Recall and 1st place in Future Problem Solving.  
    The following students won individual written assessment awards:
    Math: 1st-Lydia White, 3rd-Mark Gilkison
    Social Studies: 3rd- Jordan Hicks
    Science: 1st-Ethan Lyle, 3rd-Mark Gilkison, 5th-Blake Jaggers
    Language Arts: 1st-Lori Porter, 2nd-Adam Porter, 5th-Kyla Henson

  • Eastern Elementary student leaders of the month
  • $10 GED testing available for limited time

    Henry County Adult Education encourages adults to take advantage of this opportunity. 

    Kentucky Adult Education (KYAE) has announced that eligible adults may take each module of the GED® test at the reduced rate of $10, as a result of $20 vouchers being provided to eligible individuals. 

    The cost of a full GED® test will be only $40. Don’t miss out on this limited offer.

  • UK announces record Dean's List

     For the first time, more than 6,000 students have made the University of Kentucky Dean’s List.  UK has released its Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 semester. 

    A record high 6,366 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance.  That’s an increase of nearly 500 since Fall 2013 and nearly 900 more than Spring 2014.

  • HCMS students test the waters

    Henry County Middle School eighth graders recently worked from the banks of Towne Creek in New Castle to test the water and learn about pollution and conservation.
    The Henry County Conservation District awarded the school’s science department a grant so the students can conduct hands-on investigations in water quality, according to educator Larisa McKinney. Science teachers also teamed up with the University of Kentucky’s agriculture department in the Project Based Learning Watershed Initiative to enhance the curriculum.