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Education

  • North Middle band headed to national concert festival in 2015

    Next year is a big one for band programs in Radcliff.

    North Middle School band is the second middle school group in Kentucky to be invited to the Music for All Bands of America National Concert Band Festival.

  • EC3 gets thumbs up as site of deaf spelling bee

    A different type of spelling bee will be buzzing Thursday at the Hardin County Schools Early College and Career Center. It is the first Kentucky State competition for deaf and hard of hearing students. The morning also feature a regional competition, the first of its kind to take place in Hardin County.

  • Five missed days added back to HCS calendar

    After missing five days of instruction from winter weather, students of Hardin County Schools now will have their last day on May 28 with teachers finishing on May 29.

    The original school calendar approved in October 2013 included make-up days in case of extreme weather.

    Students now will be attending on March 13, May 1 and May 26-28.

  • St. James students showcase scientific method

    As a science teacher at St. James Regional Catholic School, Becky McGuffin wants her students to understand the steps of the scientific method.

    Instead of testing students on the steps, she let them showcase their knowledge in the school’s now-annual science fair.

    The students started talking about their science fair project in November, McGuffin said.

  • Decisions loom for local school districts

    It’s hard to determine when students of Elizabethtown Independent Schools and Hardin County Schools will have their last day this year after closing for weather this week, officials say.

    “We know we’re going March 13 and May 1,” said HCS Community Relations Specialist John Wright.

  • Sink or float? North, Central Hardin students build, race cardboard boats

    When Joshua Ayer first heard his Project Lead The Way class would be building cardboard boats, he said that is the reason why he started taking engineering classes in the first place.

  • Eleven Hardin County robotics teams to compete at state

    Ten of the 32 state qualified Vex Robotics teams are from Hardin County following Satur­day’s qualifying competition at Hardin Coun­ty Schools’ Early College and Career Center.

    Central Hardin’s Team 6135Z, led by Dillon Brock and Sean Brady, won the Tournament Excellence award. The team also won the Driver Skills event, scoring 50 points,

  • ECTC to host college fairs at three area churches

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is partnering with local churches for the fifth annual Super Sunday on Feb. 22.

    Three churches will co-host college information fairs and sessions for prospective students and families. ECTC experts, including financial aid, admissions and academic advisers will be present to answer questions.

  • Sending love to strangers

    A class of middle school students made it their mission to send extra love for this Valentine’s Day.

    Mary Dixon-Kuhlman’s sixth-grade students at James T. Alton took time out of their day to make cards for senior citizens as part of a campaign sponsored by DoSomething.org.

  • E'town High School robotics impressed with first year

    For its first year, Eliza­beth­town High School’s Vex Robotics teams are impressed with how much they have accomplished in a short period of time.

    Two teams of Justin Line’s Project Lead The Way students have designed, built, strategized and practiced three robots for competition.