• HCS approves 2015-2016 calendar

    The News-Enterprise

    Hardin County students will start their next school year on Aug. 5, 2015. 

    The HCS board approved the school calendar for the 2015-2016 year Thursday night at a regular monthly meeting. 

  • District launches anonymous tipline for bullying, violence

    Visitors to the Eliza­bethtown Independent districts’ schools website might notice a red stop sign on the right side of the website’s header. The stop sign represents a new initiative to prevent bullying and violence.

  • North Hardin marching band selected for Macy's Parade 2015

    North Hardin High School band members were thrilled Wednesday afternoon when representatives from Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade invited them to participate in the iconic event in downtown New York City in 2015.

    “It’s about to be a great afternoon,” said Wesley Whatley, creative director of Macy’s Parade and Entertainment Group, in front of an anxious crowd in the North Hardin High School gymnasium.

    Band members, parents, public figures and some staff and faculty were present for the announcement, filling the gym.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Ernst honored for ExCEL Award

    Caleb Ernst said he never knows how to respond to those who ask when he knew he wanted to be a teacher.

    “The decision to spend my life teaching didn’t happen at any specific moment,” he said. “It happened over a lifetime and it happens every day.”

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.