• 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.

  • School briefs: Run4Nicaragua is May 9

    May 9 5K fees to pay Nicaragua trip costs
    Register now for the Run 4 Nicaragua: On Our Way 5K to be held May 9 at 9 a.m. on the grounds of the Kentucky Renaissance Fair.
    All proceeds will go to cover expenses for the Eminence High School Unlock Class for their upcoming service trip to Nicaragua, according to run organizers. The service trip involves providing water filters and helping to expand a school in Posoltega.

  • Perkinson to participate in the National Young Leaders Conference

    Nikki Perkinson, a Henry County Middle School student, will take part in a unique leadership development experience, the National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC), an Envision program, according to a news release.
    Washington, D.C., serves as a living classroom for this program, empowering young scholars to emerge as influential voices in their communities, states and even at the national level.

  • Art works
  • Campbellsburg Elementary Students of the month
  • Ag students learn during field trips in their community

    Until the new five-period day schedule at Henry County High School, it would have been impossible for a class to leave campus, go somewhere, and return in only one or two periods, according to a news release from the school’s ag department.  But ag teacher Lindsey Davie said with the new 73-minute classes, six classes in the agriculture department have been able to take advantage of some local leaders in the ag world to give students exposure to agriculture fields and opportunities without even leaving the county.  

  • 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

  • Work like a girl

    Photos by Kristin Beck, Landmark News Service

  • 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.

  • Massie visits HCMS

    Rep. Thomas Massie recently stopped by the Henry County Middle School to visit with students there.