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Education

  • English class plots a new story for Henry County

    While Henry County might seem like a place where nothing much happens, research by Henry County Middle School eighth grade English students unearthed enough stories to write a book on it.
    Inspired by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s praised TED talk, “The danger of a single story,” Henry County Middle School English teacher Jessica Crenshaw challenged her students to look beyond the negative perceptions about the place where they live and find out more.

  • Campbellsburg Students of the Month
  • Adult education graduation set for Dec. 18

    Henry County Adult Education will host a ceremony for the recent graduates in the free GED program on Dec. 18 at 3 p.m. at the Eminence Christian Church, according to a news release from site coordinator Betty Rankin.
    Besides the free GED classes offered at the Henry County Adult Education center, it also makes many other programs available to local residents.

  • CPU Wins Award

    Cardinal Pride Unlimited Robotics Team, or CPU, won the Outreach Award Saturday, Dec. 3, according to New Castle Elementary School Principal Tara McMahan. They were honored for helping teams by sharing rejected project ideas with other teams that were struggling. Robotics Team participants include Wesley Perkinson, Zane Clubb, Oz Clubb, John Harrod, Emily Nitschke, Jonah White, Clayton Dodson, Brayden Adams, Isaac Berry and Landon McMahan.

  • HCPS names First-Degree Scholars
  • Students lead the class
  • Eastern Students of the month

    October students of the month at Eastern Elementary School include, front, from left: Addi Cline, Karlie Woods, Dixie Jeffries.; second row: Eli Super, Azria Kelley, Conner Shaw, Josie Peyton; and, back: Arena Bohannon and Ellas Stivers.

  • Legal experts hold court with girl scouts

    On Tuesday, Nov. 22, Judge Diane Wheeler and Henry County Attorney Virginia Harrod took time out of their busy schedule to speak to Bethlehem Girl Scout Troop 207 about careers, the courts and being honest and fair as positive examples about the meaning and the code of the entire Girl Scouts, according to the leaders. After a question and answer session the girls honored the women with a thank you gift and special judicial cookies.

  • NCES Fun Run to send books to eastern Ky.

    Jessica Wilkerson’s class at New Castle Elementary has been holding a drive to send books to students in eastern Kentucky who are without, according to a news release. They have collected over 2,000 books.
    Now the class will raise the funds needed to send those books to Eastern Kentucky schools through a Christmas Fun Run. The cost is $10 for ages 13 and up, and $7 for kids 12 and under.  

  • Reality Store is a game of life

    The Reality Store, held Nov. 3 at Henry County High School, gave students a task — to live within their means while supplying shelter, food, clothing, utilities, transportation and other essentials to their family. The students have to make a budget and stick to it, no matter the challenges. Students were assigned an occupation, a salary and family statees. Then, they visited tables to purchase essentials like rent, food, a car and maybe child care.