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Education

  • FFA plans ag learning trip to Ecuador

    SUBMITTED BY

    MELISSA BLANKENSHIP

    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

    SUBMITTED BY

    MELISSA BLANKENSHIP

    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

    SUBMITTED BY

    MELISSA BLANKENSHIP

    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

    SUBMITTED BY

    MELISSA BLANKENSHIP/HCPS

    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

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    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.

  • HCPS nutrition staff collects coats, gloves for children

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    Staffers of the Henry County Public Schools Nutrition Department feed over 2,000 children five days a week, twice a day. But they still want to do more.

    The Henry County School Nutrition Association Chapter is a charitable endeavor made up of employees of the nutrition department that seeks to serve its students and families outside of the cafeteria. Active until a few years ago, the organization is experiencing a revitalization this school year.

  • EES wins at District Governor’s Cup, advances

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    Eminence Elementary Academic Team competed in District Governor’s Cup competition at Painted Stone Elementary on Saturday, Feb. 9. The team placed in both team events, dominated the individual competitions and even brought home the Sportsmanship Award.

    We look forward to watching them at Regional Governor’s Cup Competition on Saturday, March 2 at Goshen Elementary School.

    Team Events

    Quick Recall: 1st Place

    Adelaide Dennis

    Hayden Kuhn

    Caitlyn Lokits

    Ryan Osowicz

  • HCMS STUDY CHALLENGER, BERLIN WALL and AUSCHWITZ

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    For the past couple of weeks eighth grade students at Henry County Middle School discussed modern history through a blend of informational reading and personal accounts, using a text set based around the events that happened on September 11, 2001. Discussions were held based around central ideas, summarizing key details, the root and origination of ideas and their importance, as well as the lasting impact of the event and the impact it has yet to come.