July 6, 2018
With each new school year, we are keenly aware that our schools must address school safety with a pro-active approach that continues to “Level Up” our strategies for creating safe and secure learning environments for our children.
February 1, 2018
Ask any educator and they will tell you that statistics show most students’ grades drop during the middle school years. Professionals studying the phenomenon attribute it to the difficult social adjustments that come with the transition from childhood into young adulthood.
November 21, 2017
The Marshall County Board of Education has approved design schematics to present to the Kentucky Department of Education in a planned renovation project at Marshall County High School.
November 7, 2017
When students begin classes at the new Jennings Creek Elementary School next fall, they’ll walk into a facility that uses a fraction of the energy of a typical school. On Friday, the school stood as an example for concrete industry representatives.
October 2, 2017
Most renovations require more than 12 weeks during a summer and require “construction and instruction” occurring simultaneously. Barricades to separate construction zones from the school community, reviewed by the local building inspector, are a must since all life safety systems, such as fire and sprinkler, need to be maintained during the construction phase.
September 7, 2017
The University of Kentucky College of Law began a new chapter with a ceremonial groundbreaking this morning on Mandrell Hall's front lawn, across the street from the Law Building, now undergoing construction.
August 30, 2017
Current and former Floyd County School District officials joined local government officials and state representatives for the dedication of the Floyd Central High School athletic complex on Aug. 25.
August 29, 2017
The Adron Doran University Center renovation and expansion on the campus of Morehead State University is now 54 percent complete. The $49.5 million project broke ground one year ago on Aug. 26., 2016. The construction will add 75,000 square feet and renovate almost every area of the existing structure.
August 25, 2017
When Austin Correll, a senior political science major, came back to campus for the fall, he was pleased to see new dining options in the Student Activities Center. Just a week into the new semester and he has already spent some time sampling the new menus including Olilo, which serves Mediterranean cuisine.
August 23, 2017
A new elementary school under construction in Warren County is the latest building in the school district designed to reduce, or eliminate, the cost of energy. The energy program is even earning money for the district.
August 8, 2017
The aging Beecher Terrace public housing complex in Russell long has been considered an eyesore, and efforts are well underway to relocate tenants for its demolition. 155 of the 758 units inside the sprawling public housing development have been vacated as part of a three-year relocation program.
August 3, 2017
At one time, there was a stigma attached to attending Taylorsville Elementary School. It was known as the old school, the lesser school, or the inferior school. Some of those labels were unfair, but the stigma was real. Today, that stigma has been destroyed.