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Education

  • School briefs, March 18, 2015

    HCPS Kindergarten registration

    Henry County Public School kindergarten registrations will be held at each elementary school from April 13 through 17 during the school day.  

    On April 16, the schools will extend the registration time to 6 p.m.  For more information, please contact your child’s intended school or the Henry County Board of Education.

    HCPS Preschool and Head Start registration

  • Eminence Student Technology Leadership Program team advances to state

    Eminence has a record number of students advancing to the State Student Technology Leadership Program this year, according to a news release from Eminence Independent Schools.
    “I am so proud of our students, they produce amazing work everyday. It is nice to have a venue like STLP to showcase their work,” Sherry Curtsinger, middle and high school STLP coach, said.
    Eminence Middle School will be sending two showcases, “Shake It Off” and “Game On.”

  • Kentucky State honors student conference featured Craigmyle

    Kentucky State University’s Whitney Young School of Honors and Liberal Studies hosted the 2015 Kentucky Honors Roundtable on Feb. 27 and Feb. 28, involving one student from Henry County, Ashley Craigmyle.

  • School briefs for March 4

    Order the Henry County High School yearbook now
    Henry County High School yearbooks are on sale now, according to staff. This year’s yearbook theme is “Red, White and You!” The cost is $65. The yearbooks are on sale through the end of March. Including all spring sports, prom and graduation, the yearbooks are expected to come out in September.
    University of Louisville announces fall grads from Henry County
    These Henry County residents recently graduated from the University of Louisville after the fall 2014 semester.

  • campbellsburg students of the month
  • 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.

  • Jr. historians compete
  • HCHS hosts Operation Preparation
  • Henry County math teacher to discuss Common Core on KET show

    On the next edition of Education Matters, panelists join host Bill Goodman to discuss the state’s adoption and adaptation of the national Common Core standards, which in Kentucky are known as the Kentucky Core Academic Standards (KCAS). Education Matters “Inside the Common Core” airs Monday, April 13 at 9/8 p.m. on KET.
    In Feb. 2010, Kentucky became the first state to adopt the national Common Core State Standards in mathematics and in English/language arts.

  • 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.