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Education

  • E'town center awarded grant from Kentucky Arts Council

    The Kentucky Arts Coun­cil recently awarded 96 arts organizations from 34 counties throughout the state with $1.4 million divided for the 2015 fiscal year. This money is for its Kentucky Arts Partnership grant.

    The Music and Arts Cen­ter for Cultural Learning in Elizabethtown received a KAP grant of $3,537.

  • Panther Academy prepares new students for kindergarten

    The first day of kindergarten typically is an emotional and stressful one for parents and children.

    Panther Academy is having a Kin­der Camp to ease the challenges that day might bring.

    “It really takes that anxiety away in an informal setting,” Principal Kelly Graham said.

  • Hurt selected as new Meadow View principal

    Meadow View Ele­mentary School has a new principal who is relocating from another school in Radcliff.

    Althea Hurt previously served an assistant principal at North Hardin High School for five years before being selected by the site-based decision-making council at Meadow View.

  • Nepi returns to T.K. Stone as assistant principal

    Morningside Elementary School Principal Joe Nepi has decided to return to his previous position as assistant principal at T.K. Stone Middle School for the upcoming school year.

    Nepi made the decision after former assistant principal Thad Elmore accepted the principal job at Washington County High School.

  • Magnolia masonic lodge raises money for children's supplies

    The Gavel Masonic Lodge 570 in Magnolia will grant 96 children from Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in Hodgenville with a backpack and school supplies this weekend.

    The lodge raised the money for the supplies through a fish fry event on July 12.

  • West Point names new superintendent

    If you were to ask Mickey Brangers 20 years ago what he would be doing in 2014, leading a school district would not have been his response.

  • Shriners place statue on North Mulberry

    In 1970, Shriner Albert Hortman, was photographed carrying a young girl at Mesker Amusement Park in Evansville, Indiana, for Hadi Temple’s annual outing for handicapped children.

  • Putting science into play

    It’s never too early to experiment with science.

    Hardin County Schools’ Early Child­hood Education Depart­ment is sponsoring a Science in Action mini-camp for children ages 3 to 6 this week at Howevalley Elementary School. The program gives children the opportunity to learn about science and how things work through hands-on activities.

  • Vine Grove man earns fraternity scholarship

    Aaron Vance, a Vine Grove resident and University of Louisville sophomore, is one of 10 nationally to receive the Charles M. Shaw Scholarship from Phi Kappa Tau Foundation.

    The scholarship, awarded annually, goes to students who show academic success, commitment to the ideals of Phi Kappa Tau and service to their college or university, community and local fraternity chapter.

  • West Hardin Middle principal lands new job

    Hardin County Schools has selected West Hardin Middle School Principal Jon Thomas as its new director of secondary curriculum and instruction.

    Working with administrators and teachers, Thomas will be responsible for creating and implementing the best instructional strategies possible at the middle- and high-school levels, according to a news release.