• Payton prepares for medical school in PEPP program

    From June 10 to July 11, Trevor Payton, a graduate of Eminence High School, attended a highly competitive and very strenuous four and half week academic residential program at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, according to a news release. This class’s average GPA was 3.85, with average overall ACT score of 27.3 and an average Science ACT score of 25.2.

  • Receives adult education incentive
  • A magic night at New Castle

    The last Thursday evening of every month is being set aside at New Castle Elementary School as a time for families to learn more about one of the seven habits of being an effective leader, Principal Tara McMahan said. Magician Mark Comley started this year off with teaching the first habit — being proactive — through comedy and magic. Both students and parents were laughing at the unique ways Comley taught this lesson, McMahan said.

  • Gidzinski named Sen. Jeff Green scholar

    Eric Gidzinski, a 2015 graduate of Henry County High School, has been named a Senator Jeff Green Scholar by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
    To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.
    Gidzinski has also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) awards.
    If he keeps his grades up in college, he will have $10,000 to use toward a four-year degree.

  • Aprons for the Ag class

    Terry Rowlett, president of Henry County Farm Bureau presented 50 aprons to Lindsey Davie, agriculture teacher at Henry County High School, for her students to use in the class rooms and shops. They will help protect the students clothing from becoming soiled while working on certain projects.

  • New Castle assembly whips student morale into shape
  • HC schools to serve free meals

    Henry County Public Schools have announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch and  School Breakfast Programs for the 2015-2016 school year, according to an HCPS news release. All students will be served lunch and breakfast at no charge at Campbellsburg, Eastern and New Castle elementary schools.
    For more information, contact Henry County Schools Nutrition Director Sidney Rothenburger, School Nutrition Director at (502) 845-8609 or sidney.rothenburger@henry.kyschools.us.

  • Davis is Henry County Adult Education winner for July

    Avery Davis is the July winner of the monthly Henry County Adult Education drawing, according to a news release from Betty Rankin, site coordinator.
    Davis began the program before having a daughter, according to the news release. Now she’s a mom, working at a local business and striving toward her goal of earning her GED.
    After 48 hours of class work and homework, Davis has begun the testing process and passed two sections of the GED, according to the news release.
    Her prize choice was two gas gift cards donated by Dr. Bob Wagoner.

  • FFA members attend leadership camp

    This summer, officers and committee chairs of the Henry County FFA Chapter attended FFA camp. Monday, July 13, the members sped off in two school board vans on a journey to the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center in Hardinsburg.

  • A science Sleuth

    Gabe Adams, for the third time, attended the “Summer Science Sleuths” program at Duke University in Durham, N.C., from June 13 to 27. Upon completion of the program, he was named a “Hartwell Scholar at Duke” during the graduation ceremony. This year, the students explored and studied the growth characteristics of bacteria, anatomy of the human brain and helped in the rehabilitation of green sea turtles and bottlenosed dophins. Adams is a sophomore at Henry County High School and the son of Jon and Sarah Adams of Bethlehem.