• Get Ready! Camp prepares for fourth summer program

    Get Ready! early childhood summer camp has a couple new sites this year in Elizabethtown and Radcliff.

    This year’s locations and times are from 9 to 11 a.m. at Helmwood Heights and Radcliff elementary schools and from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Heartland and Radcliff elementary schools. The camp runs from June 8 through July 3.

  • Beth Mather ready to reflect in retirement

    A more-than-35-year career in education at the elementary and middle school levels nearly is fulfilled for T.K. Stone Middle School Principal Beth Mather.

    Mather’s last official day of full-time work is June 30. Her decision to retire was made following spring break, she said.

    Mather was first hired in Ohio County to teach remedial reading.

  • Substitute teacher dismissed from New Highland Elementary School

    A New Highland Elementary School substitute teacher was asked to leave school Thursday after using what school officials call a “poor choice of words” in front of her class.

    The substitute, whose name was not released, was trying to get students’ attention at the beginning of the class when she said some words that were said to be in poor taste.

  • Illegal substance in e-cig leads to 2 arrests in Meade Co.

    An investigation in Meade County on Friday involving high school students and an electronic cigarette has led to two arrests.

    One Meade County High School student, 15, was arrested Friday after bringing an electronic cigarette containing illegal substances to school and passing it among a group of students.

  • Creekside kindergartners make suggestions to Tulsa tornado tower

    When Creekside Elemen­tary School kindergarten teacher Pat Milby learned a friend from high school was involved with a concept for a tornado-shaped building in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma, she decided to reach out and get her students involved.

  • Teen gains new confidence after high school hardship

    Aaron Estes didn’t have the easiest experience when she started high school.

    The 17-year-old said she was bullied and had extreme cases of anxiety to a point where she decided not to continue attending school the second day back from winter break her freshman year.

  • New principal named for T.K. Stone

    T.K. Stone Middle School’s site-based decision-making council chose Jennifer Burnham as the school’s next principal.

    Burnham will succeed Beth Mather, who chose to retire June 30.

    Burnham currently is employed as an assistant principal at Central Hardin High School.

    She begins her new role July 1.

  • Fifth-grader shares dream, wins $1,500 for college

    When Rineyville Elementary School fifth-grader Rasia Graves learned her mother had multiple sclerosis, she knew she wanted to do what she could to find a cure. To her, that means eventually becoming a neurologist.

  • EIS approves tentative budget

    Elizabethtown Independent’s board of education approved the second step for the 2015-2016 district working budget Monday.

    Included in the budget is a projected beginning balance of $5,305,900.

  • Students reflect on $100 Solution

    Hardin County Schools’ Early College and Career Center students have spent the past year working in groups on service projects through $100 Solution, but many of them didn’t spend a dime.

    A group from the information technology department partnered with the Kentucky Career Center to solve their problem of lacking participation in resume building workshops.