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Education

  • Meadow View students learn about dairy cows on World School Milk Day

    Dressed in paper cow hats and fake milk mustaches, students at Meadow View Elementary School surrounded a dairy calf Wednesday.

    Each student reacted to the lone 5-week-old calf the same way. All wanted to pet the calf and hold its attention.

    “This is something they can remember,” said Karen Welcher, cafeteria manager at Meadow View Elementary.

  • HCS Child Nutrition launches menu app

    Parents and students now can view and rate school menus at the touch of a button on their mobile devices.

    Hardin County Schools’ Child Nutrition department has set up a mobile app developed by Nutrislice that allows users to view breakfast and lunch menus at any of its schools.

  • KCTCS to host diversity fair

    The Kentucky Com­munity and Tech­nical College Sys­tem is partnering with the University of Kentucky to host the third annual Supplier Diversity Fair on Thursday.

    The free event is from 2 to 5 p.m. at Pritchard Com­mu­nity Center in Eliza­bethtown.

  • ECTC holds annual Engineering Day
  • EIS approves 2015-16 budget

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools total revenue for the 2015-16 working budget will be $27,469,656. The school board approved the final budget phase during a regular monthly meeting Monday at Panther Academy.

  • Health initiatives earn recognition for school

    Every Friday at Elizabethtown High School, students from Panther Academy can be seen — and often heard — running around the track.

    This has been a part of their routine since the beginning of the school year. Students at the school get in a mile each week.

    The early elementary school’s wellness efforts are being nationally recognized.

  • HCS adopts budget of $142,610,742

    Hardin County Schools is looking at a general fund revenue of $105,356,740 for fiscal year 2016.

    The board unanimously approved the working budget Thursday evening at its monthly board meeting at the district’s central office.

    The tax revenue is based on a 4 percent increase in revenue which the board approved in August. Total revenues are $142,610,742.

  • ECTC's Student Support Services receives renewal

    A program several college students attribute their success to at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has been renewed for at least five more years.

    Grant-funded Student Support Services recently was renewed for $1.3 million. The program provides academic support and assistance for students who are eligible.

  • Ten EIS alumni honored for success

    One of the things Dr. Ramona Jordan Hall learned during her time in Elizabethtown Independent Schools is that hard work is worth it.

    “It is a lesson that has carried me over some very bumpy roads,” she shared before her peers Saturday. “It is a lesson that gave me the confidence I needed to pursue my goals. It is a lesson that has served me well.”

  • Fate of former G.C. Burkhead discussed

    More students may roam the former G.C. Burkhead school property in the future.

    Hardin County Schools’ board of education is considering using the building at 521 Charlemagne Blvd. in Elizabethtown for the district’s alternative education programs. This means students from Mulberry-Helm, Brown Street and Hardin County High School may have a new learning space.