• 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.

  • Grease is the word for Henry County's spring show

    The world of 1950s Chicago Greasers will come alive onstage April 23 through 26 in the John W. Smith Jr. Auditorium at Henry County High School.  
    While most famous for the movie version starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, Grease began its life as a highly successful stage musical.  
    When the original Broadway show closed in 1980, the 3,388 performances made it the longest running musical to date.  

  • On the run from zombies

    New Castle Service Park was invaded by the walking dead Saturday. Henry County Middle School sponsored its first Spring Zombie Attack 5K, at which runners were provided streamers to carry through the race that zombie middle school students tried to snatch away from them. The zombie that collected the most streamers was promised a prize. Monies raised from the event will be used to provide end of the year activities for the school.HCMS Principal and avid runner Zach Woods avoided zombies Dillon Hoskins and Dawson Allen with a nifty spin move.

  • Students get creative for conservation

    The 2014 theme for the Conservation Art and Writing Contests, sponsored by the Farm Bureau Federation and Henry County Conservation was “protecting Kentucky’s soil.”
    All Henry County students from first through 12th grades are encouraged to enter. There were 761 entries for the art contest and 54 for the writing contest.
    The conservation district awards cash, certificates and tee-shirts to all winners.
    Henry County Conservation art and writing contest winners include:
    County winners for art include:

  • Jr. historians compete
  • HCHS hosts Operation Preparation
  • FFA members visit Frankfort
  • Henry County math teacher to discuss Common Core on KET show

    On the next edition of Education Matters, panelists join host Bill Goodman to discuss the state’s adoption and adaptation of the national Common Core standards, which in Kentucky are known as the Kentucky Core Academic Standards (KCAS). Education Matters “Inside the Common Core” airs Monday, April 13 at 9/8 p.m. on KET.
    In Feb. 2010, Kentucky became the first state to adopt the national Common Core State Standards in mathematics and in English/language arts.