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Education

  • Eminence First-graders tell who they melt for in book launch
  • New Castle Elementary School earns Energy Star certification

    New Castle Elementary School has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Energy Star certification, which signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA, according to a news release from the federal agency.

  • HCPS members recognized

    Henry County Board of Education members were celebrated at the Jan. 26 meeting in recognition of School Board Appreciation Month. Preschool classes presented each board member with a personalized painted wall plaque depicting the state of the Kentucky, as Danney Chisholm receives his above. Eastern Elementary School Principal Chelsey Tingle, left, handed a personalized basket to each board member. Henry County High Principal Shannon Sageser presented each member with an etched tumbler, created by the school’s engineering class.

  • School briefs for Feb. 8, 2017

    Webb earns honors at Campbellsville
    Courtney Paige Webb of New Castle, a freshman at Campbellsville University, has been named to the spring dean’s list, according to information from the school.

  • Campbellsburg students of the month
  • New Castle Elementary observes the 100th day of school

    Due to the unexpected snow day on Jan. 30, the Henry County Public Schools’ 100th day of school was delayed until Tuesday, Jan. 31, New Castle Elementary School Prinicipal Tara McMahan noted. When the New Castle students returned to school after the snow day, they observed the 100th day by dressing up as someone 100 years old, decorating a shirt or bringing in 100 of the same item.

  • NCES highlights Golden Award winners

    Mrs. Nash’s and Mrs. Davis’ kindergarteners, won the Golden Croc for best hallway behavior, according to information from Principal Tara McMahan.
    Mrs. Buchanan’s second-graders won the Golden Ladle for the best cafeteria behavior.
    Mrs. Morris and Mrs. Rosas’ kindergarteners, won the Golden Clipboard for best attendance.

  • Henry High has two in running for scholarship

    Emily Rice and Whitney Jeffries, students at Henry County High School, have been named as semifinalists for the 2017 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program, according to a news release.
    Rice and Jeffries rank with approximately 1,900 high school seniors who are in the running for 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 each.
    Students are selected to advance to this next phase based on academic excellence, leadership and service demonstrated in school and community activities.

  • Eminence choir performs for school board
  • School briefs for Jan. 11, 2017

    Martin and Vogel earn their degrees

    Among the University of the Cumberlands’ 606 graduates receive their degrees Dec. 23 were two local students.
    The graduates from Henry County included:
    • William Martin of New Castle, who earned a master of arts in education degree.
    • Michelle Vogel of Campbellsburg, who earned a master of arts in education degree.

    Smith graduates from Linsey Wilson