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Education

  • Harrison County graduate completes Washington summer internship

    Brooke Razor recently completed a seven-week summer internship in the Washington, D.C., office of United States Congressman Ben Chandler.
    As an intern in Chandler’s office. Razor had the opportunity to learn first-hand about the operations of Congress and its role in the nation’s government.  She was responsible for conducting tours of the Capitol, responding to constituent concerns, researching legislative issues, writing letters and working with staff on issues that affect the nation and Kentucky.

  • Creative and healthier after-school snack ideas

    (ARA) - When school starts, kids’ schedules fill up fast, and that means they need the right fuel to keep their growing bodies and minds satisfied. After a long day of learning, kids require a snack that will get them through homework, after-school sports and other activities until dinner is served. Before you reach for the default bag of chips, consider these healthier alternatives that are just as easy and convenient.
    Creative, healthier after-school snack ideas that your kids will gobble up:

  • School Menus

    Aug. 7-10
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Pancakes w/syrup, cereal, toast, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Scrambled eggs w/toast or cereal, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: No School
    FRIDAY: Sausage biscuit or cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • Robotics Camp
  • School lunch vs. bag lunch, what’s best for your kids?

    (ARA) - Bag it or buy it? What’s healthier and what will they eat? It’s a question faced by parents each school year. The good news is, both the tray and the tote can be winning meals.

  • Academic briefs

    Diana Rene Allen is a 2012 graduate of Midway College with a bachalers degree in Interdisciplemary Studies with emphasis in English and Elementary Education.
    She is the wife of David Allen and the mother of Sarah Rene and Carolyn Jean. She is the daughter of Tom and Teresa Dailey.
    Allen is a 2006 graduate of Harrison County High School.

  • McCarty receives the KFC employee scholarship

    The KFC Colonel’s Employee Scholarship was founded to honor the memory of Colonel Harland Sanders. To continue to honor the Colonel’s passion for education, KFC announced the first group of KFC Colonel’s Employee Scholarship winners.
    Ashley McCarty of Cynthiana was named to the first class of the Colonel’s Employee Scholarship.
    This scholarship is reserved for hourly team members and shift managers (both traditional and non-traditional students) and can be used to pay for college, technical school or graduate school.

  • Set yourself up for academic success

    (ARA) - Got your extra-long sheets? Check. Flip-flops for the shower? Check. What about your school-branded hoodie, hat and T-shirt? You may think you’ve thought of everything for your first year of college, but without a plan to achieve success you are still unprepared.

  • Students should check KEES accounts for accuracy

    Kentucky high school students and 2012 graduates should check their Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) accounts for accuracy.
    KEES allows students to earn money for college by getting good grades in high school and for qualifying scores on the ACT or SAT. Students eligible for free or reduced lunches may also earn awards for good scores on Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams. KEES is administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

  • Students present history projects