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Education

  • 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.

  • Drum Sessions

    Instead of drumming phonics into kindergartener’s heads, Eminence Independent Schools’ teacher Ben Riley will let his students do the drumming themselves.
    It’s all a part of his educational philosophy to keep lessons fun and exciting for the children.
    His methods quickly made an impression on his students. In his first year as a teacher, kindergartener Bryce Berry nominated Riley for the Teachers Who Made a Difference Award from the University of Kentucky’s College of Education.

  • Henry County FBLA members take home Region 3 awards

    On March 16, the Henry County Future Business Leaders of America Chapter Attended the Region 3 Leadership Conference at the JCTC Southwest campus, according to a news release.
    Members competed in events and attended workshops. Henry County was recognized as the third largest chapter in the region with 77 members.
    Several FBLA members found success by placing in their event, including:
    • Jackson Jeffries  - first place, Agribusiness
    • Megan McCoun, Victoria Marcum and Kelsey McGuire – second place, Bulletin Board

  • Work like a girl

    Photos by Kristin Beck, Landmark News Service

  • Eminence teacher named digital innovator by PBS LearningMedia

    Jennifer Montgomery, an English and Spanish teacher at Eminence Independent Schools has been named a 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator.
    Montgomery is among a diverse group of 100 tech-savvy educators from across the country selected for her passion and commitment to innovative teaching practices that integrate digital media and technology in the classroom.
    Over the next year, these tech-savvy educators will take part in a yearlong professional development program, preparing them to act as digital learning ambassadors in their local schools and communities.

  • Massie visits HCMS

    Rep. Thomas Massie recently stopped by the Henry County Middle School to visit with students there.

  • 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.  

  • On the run from zombies

    New Castle Service Park was invaded by the walking dead Saturday. Henry County Middle School sponsored its first Spring Zombie Attack 5K, at which runners were provided streamers to carry through the race that zombie middle school students tried to snatch away from them. The zombie that collected the most streamers was promised a prize. Monies raised from the event will be used to provide end of the year activities for the school.HCMS Principal and avid runner Zach Woods avoided zombies Dillon Hoskins and Dawson Allen with a nifty spin move.

  • Students get creative for conservation

    The 2014 theme for the Conservation Art and Writing Contests, sponsored by the Farm Bureau Federation and Henry County Conservation was “protecting Kentucky’s soil.”
    All Henry County students from first through 12th grades are encouraged to enter. There were 761 entries for the art contest and 54 for the writing contest.
    The conservation district awards cash, certificates and tee-shirts to all winners.
    Henry County Conservation art and writing contest winners include:
    County winners for art include: