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Education

  • HCMS takes first place in Governor’s Cup

    Governor’s Cup

    Henry County Middle School hosted the District 36 Governor’s Cup Academic Team Competition on Saturday, Jan. 17.  HCMS walked away with 1st place overall, 1st place in Quick Recall and 1st place in Future Problem Solving.  
    The following students won individual written assessment awards:
    Math: 1st-Lydia White, 3rd-Mark Gilkison
    Social Studies: 3rd- Jordan Hicks
    Science: 1st-Ethan Lyle, 3rd-Mark Gilkison, 5th-Blake Jaggers
    Language Arts: 1st-Lori Porter, 2nd-Adam Porter, 5th-Kyla Henson

  • $10 GED testing available for limited time

    Henry County Adult Education encourages adults to take advantage of this opportunity. 

    Kentucky Adult Education (KYAE) has announced that eligible adults may take each module of the GED® test at the reduced rate of $10, as a result of $20 vouchers being provided to eligible individuals. 

    The cost of a full GED® test will be only $40. Don’t miss out on this limited offer.

  • UK announces record Dean's List

     For the first time, more than 6,000 students have made the University of Kentucky Dean’s List.  UK has released its Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 semester. 

    A record high 6,366 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance.  That’s an increase of nearly 500 since Fall 2013 and nearly 900 more than Spring 2014.

  • Eastern Elementary student leaders of the month
  • Eastern Elementary student leaders of the month
  • Schools need help to win prize

    The public can help New Castle Elementary and Eminence schools win thousands of dollars in prizes to support educational programs by voting in the Follett Challenge’s People’s Choice Award.
    Educators in Eminence would put their winnings toward stocking the new library planned in an upcoming expansion project, while New Castle would use the award to enhance their library’s non-fiction offerings.

  • School briefs Jan. 21

    WKU Dean’s and President’s lists

  • HCMS students test the waters

    Henry County Middle School eighth graders recently worked from the banks of Towne Creek in New Castle to test the water and learn about pollution and conservation.
    The Henry County Conservation District awarded the school’s science department a grant so the students can conduct hands-on investigations in water quality, according to educator Larisa McKinney. Science teachers also teamed up with the University of Kentucky’s agriculture department in the Project Based Learning Watershed Initiative to enhance the curriculum.

  • Several named to JCTC Dean's List

    JCTC would like to announce the Dean’s List students for the Fall 2014 semester.  Students must maintain full time status and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher to be included.  Dean’s List students from Henry County were Edward Clark, Brooke Mahoney, MacKenzie Peyton, Austin Hudnutt, Miles Rison, Reilly Williams, Ashton Parish, Jacob Clark and Matthew Hasty.

  • Humane society pays visit