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Education

  • EIS Odyssey of the Mind teams advance to world finals

    Getting up extremely early on Saturday, April 2, to travel to Western Kentucky University paid off for the Eminence Independence Schools’ Odyssey of the Mind teams, according to team booster Cindy Stivers.  
    All three teams competing returned to school from the state competition with a trophy.  
    The middle school girls’ team — Taylor Lyon, Bella Bates, Heidi Adams, Audrey Wilkerson and Clarice Wilkerson — placed third in their problem and division.  

  • Partnership to help adults going to college

    Kentucky Adult Education and the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority will launch a partnership on April 1 aimed at helping qualified adults transition or return to college or technical school, according to a news release.
    As part of the outreach, Gov. Matt Bevin recently proclaimed April as Kentucky Adult College Readiness Month.

  • Howard recognized
  • CES names students of the month
  • Henry County Robotics team finishes second

    Henry County’s elementary school academic teams fared well at their competitions this year. At this year’s Governor’s Cup, Kennedy Brown of New Castle Elementary School placed first in composition; Eastern’s future problem solving team of Avery Denny, Carly Woods, Abby Sheehan, Trinity Crow, Travis Journey placed first, followed by Campbellsburg in second place with members Meg Golden, Parker Bowles, Bodie Lyons and Luke Lyons and coach Lisa Rose and assistant coach Dawn Scroggins; and Reagan Morgan of Campbellsburg earned a second place in social studies

  • Grant helps adult students earn college credit

    Adult Kentuckians who are interested in taking college classes may be eligible for a Go Higher Grant from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), according to a news release.
    The maximum award amount is $1,000.
    Recipients must be at least 24 years old and be enrolled less than half-time at a participating Kentucky college. They must show financial need and must be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents. They must also be working on their first undergraduate degree.

  • Energy Team holds an energy Fun Fair at the library
  • HCHS BETA Club raises $250 for Relay for life

    The Henry County High School Beta Club recently raised $250 for Relay For Life, according to teacher Holli Embry Hunt. The fundraiser developed from a challenge from Carroll County High School to a “penny war” for the cause, and Henry County came out on top. Beta Club, formed to do community service, will also have a fundraising basketball tournament April 23, from which the proceeds will benefit the student resource center. Community members interested in supporting the Beta Club basketball tournament can contact Hunt by calling the Henry County High School.

  • CES highlights student talents for school board

    When Henry County Public Schools’ Board of Education members visited Campbellsburg Elementary School for their March meeting, they were treated to a variety of presentations that showcased the talent and intelligence of the schools’ young students.

  • Engineers of Tomorrow win excellence and inspiration award from NASA

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) awarded the Engineers of Tomorrow Team 2783 their top Inspiration Award at the March 2016 FIRST® Robotics Competition in St. Louis, Mo., in recognition of excellence in engineering and the team’s ability to promote STEM related programs to thousands of kids throughout Kentucky, according to a news release.