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Education

  • School districts use down time for building work

    Empty school buildings make perfect spaces for a different kind of work during summer.
    Summer break gives schools a chance to make headway on building construction projects, maintenance and repairs.
    Each district is overseeing several construction projects this summer.
    Elizabethtown Independent Schools has three projects under way, including renovation of Helmwood Heights Elementary School, construction of a preschool and kindergarten center, and replacement Elizabethtown High School’s roof.

  • Business education options discussed at CU-Hodgenville

    Campbellsville University is hosting an informational session Wednesday at its Hodgenville campus to discuss its J. Chester Porter and Maria L. Bouvette School of Business and Economics.

    It is the third in a series of four regional sessions in which CU officials provide information about the master of business administration degree, the master of arts in organizational leadership degree and the bachelor of science degree in organizational management.

  • SJS groundbreaking held
  • St. James breaks ground today on new school

    With schoolchildren, local governmental leaders and the archbishop all participating, St. James School plans a gala groundbreaking today for its $10.5 million school building.

    The primary and middle schools, now divided by Poplar Drive, will unite in what is the first building on the parish’s 50-acre site on RobinBrooke Boulevard.

    Eliminating the need for students to cross the street daily “was one of the big selling points in our capital campaign,” the Rev. Chuck Walker said.

  • School comes together to support soldiers

    When Lisa Story, a librarian at North Park Elementary School, and her students in the Student Technology Leadership Program organized a care package competition, Story said she did not have a firm goal in mind. Her intention was to collect enough items to send care packages to students’ deployed parents.

    “I wasn’t even thinking of our faculty,” Story said. “I was just wanting to at least get the packages to our students’ parents who are deployed, but anything other than that was going to be a bonus.

  • ECA seeks new principal

    What started as an expected brief stint as principal at Elizabethtown Christian Academy for Dan McCamish has turned into a much longer tenure at the school.

    Now, McCamish, a 30-year Hardin County Schools’ veteran, is ready to exit and the school is looking for a new principal.
    ECA Business Director Bobby Thompson said the school searched for a principal last summer, interviewing four people.

    “We just didn’t like what we had,’’ he said of the candidates.

  • The high cost of being a senior

    Senior year in high school is a busy time with a senior trip, prom and graduation to think about.

    And it can be a costly time for students and parents as they wade through a flood of buying opportunities to mark the final year of grade school.

    Making plans for prom, class trips and applying to colleges doesn't come cheap, but many students and parents who don’t fully realize the price tag that comes with senior year may be feeling sticker shock by the time graduation arrives.

  • Faces & Places: Congratulations, Class of 2011
  • Photos: Central Hardin students’ art brightens Radcliff hotel
  • Central Hardin students get their Zumba on