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Education

  • New Castle Elementary School earns Energy Star certification

    New Castle Elementary School has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Energy Star certification, which signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA, according to a news release from the federal agency.

  • Eminence First-graders tell who they melt for in book launch
  • Eminence students tee off in golf club
  • School briefs for Feb. 15, 2017

    Smith graduates Summa Cum Laude

    Fleet Smith graduated from Kent State University Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, according to a news release. Smith is among nearly 3,000 students who received bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, associate and educational specialist degrees during Kent State’s 2016 Fall Commencement ceremony.

    Howard earns honors at Centre College

  • Campbellsburg students of the month
  • NCES highlights Golden Award winners

    Mrs. Nash’s and Mrs. Davis’ kindergarteners, won the Golden Croc for best hallway behavior, according to information from Principal Tara McMahan.
    Mrs. Buchanan’s second-graders won the Golden Ladle for the best cafeteria behavior.
    Mrs. Morris and Mrs. Rosas’ kindergarteners, won the Golden Clipboard for best attendance.

  • New Castle Elementary observes the 100th day of school

    Due to the unexpected snow day on Jan. 30, the Henry County Public Schools’ 100th day of school was delayed until Tuesday, Jan. 31, New Castle Elementary School Prinicipal Tara McMahan noted. When the New Castle students returned to school after the snow day, they observed the 100th day by dressing up as someone 100 years old, decorating a shirt or bringing in 100 of the same item.

  • School briefs for Feb. 8, 2017

    Webb earns honors at Campbellsville
    Courtney Paige Webb of New Castle, a freshman at Campbellsville University, has been named to the spring dean’s list, according to information from the school.

  • HCPS members recognized

    Henry County Board of Education members were celebrated at the Jan. 26 meeting in recognition of School Board Appreciation Month. Preschool classes presented each board member with a personalized painted wall plaque depicting the state of the Kentucky, as Danney Chisholm receives his above. Eastern Elementary School Principal Chelsey Tingle, left, handed a personalized basket to each board member. Henry County High Principal Shannon Sageser presented each member with an etched tumbler, created by the school’s engineering class.

  • Henry High has two in running for scholarship

    Emily Rice and Whitney Jeffries, students at Henry County High School, have been named as semifinalists for the 2017 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program, according to a news release.
    Rice and Jeffries rank with approximately 1,900 high school seniors who are in the running for 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 each.
    Students are selected to advance to this next phase based on academic excellence, leadership and service demonstrated in school and community activities.