October 21, 2014
Buying property and building a new school are rare events for most school board members, so the ins and outs of property acquisition can be tricky. The right amount of acreage, location, improvement expenses and utilities are among a few of the many things school boards have to consider.
October 16, 2014
Just a month after opening bids for construction of a new high school, Taylor County School District is planning to break ground for the facility within 10 days. At its regular meeting on Tuesday, the Board unanimously approved a $1,140,500 contract.
August 29, 2014
Students in Hardin County are getting an early glimpse of what the real world is like. The Early College and Career Center, also known as EC3, in Hardin County opened its doors on Aug. 6. The school is already changing the way students learn.
August 18, 2014
When University of Kentucky students get to campus later this month, many of them will move into new digs: five new residence halls with the latest in required student luxuries, including double Tempur-pedic mattresses in private bedrooms, original paintings by Kentucky artists, and more.
August 17, 2014
The first phase of a new high school in Scott County is set to open in August 2017, Superintendent Patricia Putty said. Putty said the first phase, which would cost $15.5 million, would be built on the campus of the district's Elkhorn Crossing career and technical school on Frankfort Road.
August 16, 2014
More than 40,000 students will head back to school on Wednesday in Fayette County, where teachers and administrators have been getting ready for their return. At Garden Springs Elementary School, teachers have had less than than usual to get ready due to classroom renovations.
August 15, 2014
“We hope efforts like this will help to encourage an environmentally friendly lifestyle,” he said. “If you get children thinking that way and committed to it early, that’s how they will live in the future.”
August 14, 2014
Upperclassmen at John Hardin, North Hardin and Central Hardin high schools who are pioneering the Early College and Career Center pathways have an opportunity Aug. 4 to tour their future school. Hardin County Schools’ EC3 is hosting an open house for students and parents of students.
August 13, 2014
This video features the recently completed McCracken County High School in Paducah, Kentucky. Principal Michael Ceglinski discusses the successes of both the school and the design process.