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Education

  • 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.

  • High school elective could benefit students later in life

    It’s one subject that affects 100 percent of people and is one of the leading causes for divorce in America. It’s also one subject not required in Kentucky for students to graduate high school or get a college degree, leaving their knowledge up to wherever they can learn it.

  • ECTC faculty protests McCall’s adviser status

    Some of the faculty at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are not happy with Kentucky Community and Technical College System’s decision to pay its recently retired president a year’s salary to aid his successor.

  • 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.

  • 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.