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Education

  • 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.

  • Work like a girl

    Photos by Kristin Beck, Landmark News Service

  • 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:

  • 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.

  • FFA members visit Frankfort
  • Recorder Concert

    Before the March Henry County School Board meeting hosted by Campbellsburg Elementary School, third through fifth grade students performed a recorder concert for their parents, board members and guests. Afterward, all were invited to view a display of student art work. The trio of Sawyer Mayse, Nathen Corum and Jacob Davidson teamed up for one song. Holly Hosey performed a recorder version of “Old McDonald had a Farm.” Aaliyah Wilson also performed for guests last Monday evening.

  • Eminence team wins District Governor’s cup
  • 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

  • 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