• HCMS students fundraise for essential items in backpacks for the homeless

    Students in Tara McMahan’s community service class at Henry County Middle School were recently tasked with identifying a group of people, charity or project that was “near or dear to their hearts.”
    Because two of the students in the class, Mason King and Jacob Jeffries, had previously participated in projects that helped the homeless, they suggested doing something that would benefit the homeless in our area. The rest of the class agreed, and soon they were taking steps to sponsor a donation drive.

  • School-wide read restarts and instills good reading habits at HCMS


    Every student and teacher in Henry County Middle School recently read the same book– at the same time–as a school-wide read.
    The book, “Restart” by Gordon Korman deals with change, honesty, kindness and tolerance as a former eighth grade bully suffers amnesia and returns to school to re-evaluate what kind of person he is, how others perceive him and who he really wants to be. His amnesia gives him a fresh start at school, something HCMS Principal Lucia Hughes wanted her students to experience as well.

  • Henry County students lead first iLEAD senior class

    By Kristin Beck
    Landmark News Service

    Three years ago, the first freshman class at iLEAD Academy walked through the doors on the first day of school to find a school building unlike any they had seen before. An open-concept space, the building had an area called the Maker Space, bean bag chairs and no traditional desks. It also had no carpet and no computers on that first day.

    Today, 30 of the original 43 students remain and make up the first senior class for iLEAD Academy.

  • HCHS student masters Future Business Leaders of America

    Submitted by Henry County Public Schools

    If you have ever made a motion or voted yea or nay, you’ve dabbled with Robert’s Rules of Order, a system of procedures intended to ensure meetings are held in a fair and consistent manner.

  • HCHS junior shares love of music across Europe

    A Henry County High School junior traveled thousands of miles this summer to bring his love of music to the people of Europe.
    William Carnal recently reflected on his time in Italy, France, Germany and other European countries with the Kentucky Ambassadors of Music.
    William, an active participant in the Henry County Theatre and Drama Department, as well as section leader in the Henry County Wildcat Chorale, was invited by a former teacher to join the group headed by Kent Hatteberg with the University Chorus and Cardinal Singers at the University of Louisville.

  • New teachers begin school year at HCPS and EIS
  • Summer of wonder and campfire teach cooperation and grit at eis

    EIS teachers invited select students to Summer of Wonder, a summer program June 18 - 31 to build confidence, leadership, cooperation and communication skills through fun activities. Campfire, for the younger kids, is an extension of EIS after-school care and cooperates with the public library to integrate problem-solving through S.T.E.A.M. activities.
    “We’re teaching old school. Some kids have never made a card by hand,” Campfire Director Joy Royalty said.

  • Summer of wonder and campfire teach cooperation and grit at eis

    Shelby Affonso Armstrong Graduated from the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business & EconomicsJune 4th 2018.
    He has accepted a position in Lexington at Longship Logistics.
    His parents are George John III & E. Lee Ann Armstrong.
    Maternal Grandparents are Leslie E. & Mary Ann Capps Sr.
    Paternal Grandparents are George and Hortense Armstrong.

  • Campbellsville University honors Henry County teachers in ceremony

    By Kasey Ricketts, communications assistant, Office of University Communications and Maurizio Petito

    CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – At the annual 32nd Excellence in Teaching Ceremony, Campbellsville University recognized 169 teachers from 60 school districts. A total of 3,749 teachers have been recognized for their teaching excellence throughout the years.
    The Excellence in Teaching Awards program is in partnership with Lexington’s CBS-affiliate, WKYT-TV.
    Award recipients include: