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Education

  • North Hardin band invited to perform in Chicago
  • EarthFest kicks off at ECTC

    Felicia Toliver, director of cultural diversity at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, dressed Thursday in a costume of hundreds of plastic shopping bags.

  • ECTC offers Early Childhood Conference

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will host its ninth Early Childhood Conference this weekend.

    The conference, one of the largest of its kind in the state, is meant to help childcare providers and preschool teachers in the area gain developmentally appropriate practices to use to prepare young children and their families for school readiness success.

  • FCCLA chapters win big at state

    Local Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapters took home several awards from the 2015 state leadership meeting March 30-April 1 in Louisville.

    At John Hardin High School, Luccia Yamada-Corrichi and Kristen Johnson placed first in culinary and Thomasina Haight placed first in early childhood occupational.

  • North Hardin selling greenhouse goods

    North Hardin High School’s agriculture department kicked off its greenhouse sales Monday following spring break.

    Students are selling flowers, vegetables and hanging baskets with wave petunias during extended school hours Monday through Friday. Items can be purchased from the greenhouse from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. said Kristin Hall, agriculture teacher.

  • bornlearning concludes first year at Panther Academy

    Panther Academy graduated 11 families in its first bornlearning Academy class Tuesday night at the school.

    The program was held throughout the course of six months, with one workshop each month. Families of children birth to 5 years were fed a meal and taught learning tactics to use with their children to help them prepare to start school.

  • Selling green

    Local high school agriculture departments are selling or preparing to sell fresh vegetables, plants, flowers, herbs and more in their greenhouses this month.

    Central Hardin High School’s sales begin Saturday. Students have planted and tended to a variety of vegetables, flowers and plants through the semester to begin selling to the community.

  • Robotics teams from Singapore visit EC3

    Today, elementary, middle, high school and college teams across the globe will begin competing in the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championships in Louisville.

  • Student overcomes challenges, prepares for kindergarten

    Wyland Bell’s favorite things to do include camping, swimming, jumping on trampolines and pretty much anything outside.

    Wyland, who is 5, will start kindergarten in August at North Park Elementary School and while he’s looking forward to it, he doesn’t think he’s ready.

    “I’m not old enough for kindergarten yet,” he said.

  • District starting substance abuse recovery program

    Our Lady of Peace, a private, nonprofit psychiatric hospital in Louisville, recently approached Hardin County Schools about a unique recovery opportunity for students with the risk of substance abuse or relapse.