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Education

  • Pinwheels for prevention

    These and other OVEC Eminence Head Start and Early Head Start classes planted “Pinwheels for Prevention”during April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month in hopes of raising child abuse awareness.  Teachers include Pat Bastin,  Amanda Case, Megan Corbett, Samantha Gibson, Lakaii Hedges, Danielle Kelley, Amanda Lee, Crystal Watkins and Pat Wright.  Not pictured is Adrian Lee, who helps organize the awareness campaign.

  • CES Derby Winner
  • Top testing scores

    Prior to the monthly Board of Education meeting last week, Eminence Independent Schools honored students from fourth through twelfth grade who had received proficient or distinguished scores on their most recent KPREP and end of course examinations. Of the nearly 200 students honored, several had earned high marks in more than one subject area.

  • Jr. Historians compete at UK
  • 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.