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Education

  • 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.

  • Biggest Loser weight loss program begins soon

    On March 16, the North Central District Health Department, University of Kentucky Henry County Extension Office and the Henry County KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition are joining together to offer the Henry County Biggest Loser Challenge.  
    The program will run until May 11.   
    The participants will be given basic nutrition education provided by a registered and licensed dietitian, information about exercise, motivation to make healthier lifestyle choices and much more.

  • 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

  • $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.

  • Eastern Elementary student leaders of the month
  • Eastern Elementary student leaders of the month
  • Schools need help to win prize

    The public can help New Castle Elementary and Eminence schools win thousands of dollars in prizes to support educational programs by voting in the Follett Challenge’s People’s Choice Award.
    Educators in Eminence would put their winnings toward stocking the new library planned in an upcoming expansion project, while New Castle would use the award to enhance their library’s non-fiction offerings.

  • School briefs Jan. 21

    WKU Dean’s and President’s lists