• Craft scholar receives U of L fellowship

    Hard work, great grades, terrific test scores and leadership paid off for former Henry Countian Lori Porter.

    The University of Louisville (U of L) named Porter as a Brown Fellow April 30, one of only ten chosen annually, out of hundreds of applicants.

    Porter, 18, is in Morehead at Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics. The 18-year-old cried when she received word about the fellowship.

    “I was very excited,” she said, although the process was long and grueling.

  • EMS STLP represent region at conference


    Sherry Curtsinger

    Eminence Schools traveled to Rupp Arena April 18 to represent the region at the State STLP conference in Showcase, NXT Robotics, Sumobots, and Digital Online Products.

    Eminence Middle School STLP Showcase received a Best in Group Award. Blaze Berry, Tia Finch, Yarley Hernandez and Calin Grinn showcased Google Tour Builder. This group created a 360 tour of the school Edhub to allow educators to take a virtual tour of the school’s innovative space.

  • EMS TSA shines at state technology conference


    Sherry Curtsinger

    Eminence Middle School TSA showed well at the State Technology Student Association Conference April 22 to 24. Technology Student Association is a national career and technical organization that offers competitive events related to various career pathways.

    1st Place - Chapter Team

    Savanna Flowers, Sydney Dennis Alyssa Harger, Harrison Gilbert, Sydney Brandenburg and Bella Coffee

    1st Place -  System Controls

    Jackson Curtsinger, Blaze Berry and Quentin Shuff

  • FFA plans ag learning trip to Ecuador



    HCPS communications director

    The Kentucky FFA Foundation has awarded an Ag Achiever grant to the agriculture program at Henry County High School to help offset the cost of a travel abroad experience to Ecuador.

  • Building community, promoting wellness



    HCPS communications director

    Research shows that approximately 60 percent of youth in the United States have exposure to some type of trauma and could experience mental health issues as a result. A new program at Henry County High School aims to provide opportunities for students in need to reach out to an unlikely, but very natural resource – other students.

  • Student makes Dean’s List

    Jefferson Community and Technical College student KenEdy Ray Hartford made the JCTC Dean’s List for the fall of 2018. 

  • Porter to attend MSU Craft Academy



    HCPS Communications Director

    The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Morehead State University is proud to announce the members of the 2021 class. 

    The following student from Henry County has been selected to attend the Craft Academy: Adam Porter, son of John Porter and Brinda Porter, from Henry County High School/iLEAD Academy.  

  • HCHS seniors create projects, express interests



    It’s that time during the school year when high school seniors are faced with the daunting inevitability of “adulting.”

    Henry County High School English and Life 101 teacher Jerilyn Vaught worked with Media Specialist Librarian Rachel Burgin to create a project-based learning unit that would help students recognize and develop some of the skills they’ll need in the next phase of their lives.

  • Henry County teachers to present at KySTE

    Submitted by Melissa Blankenship

    Henry County Public Schools

    As students and learning styles change, teachers must adapt to fit the needs of their classroom, even though the foundational content remains the same. Fortunately, modern technology provides new tools and resources to help teachers continuously modernize their methods.

    Henry County High School (HCHS) Librarian Rachel Burgin and Senior English Teacher Jerilyn Vaught will be presenting at this year’s Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) Conference on Nearpod tools.

  • HCMS math teachers add knowledge at conference


    For the second year in a row, teachers from Henry County Middle School were chosen to present a session at the Kentucky Center for Mathematics Conference next week.