The Frankfort Plant Board presented a rebate check to Franklin County Schools that represents savings that the school system will see due to a new electricity contract FPB entered this spring.
A little over a year ago, Frankfort Independent Schools launched a program to provide free home internet access for all of its students, but so far, fewer than 30 families have signed up to participate.
In compliance with a recently passed state law, Frankfort and Franklin County school districts are taking different approaches to displaying signs with the United States motto, “In God We Trust.”
Representatives of the Frankfort Plant Board presented a rebate check to Frankfort Independent Schools that represents savings the school system will see because of a new electricity contract negotiated by the municipal utility.
This week's WesBanco Student of the Week is Frankfort High School sophomore Claire Moore, who was nominated by Frankfort Independent Schools Superintendent Houston Barber.
Despite Tuesday's rain, the Franklin County Schools staff had a picnic to celebrate the beginning of a new school year.
The Early Learning Village held its Back to School Bash on Thursday night, and parents and students met with teachers and school staff to prepare for the upcoming year.
The commonwealth is facing a shortage of teachers, and area school districts say that finding candidates for positions has become difficult in recent years.
The families of future Franklin County Schools kindergarten students can help their children achieve Kindergarten Readiness at home through the help of new videos about preparing for school.
The Franklin County Board of Education on Monday heard an update on a project that will cost more than twice as much as originally projected but could bring Western Hills High School into Title IX compliance when completed.
The Franklin County High School Beta Club held a blood drive on Monday that was planned by Adam Hyatt, a co-adviser of the club and teacher who died earlier this summer.
Both Franklin County and Frankfort Independent Schools have been taking measures to protect students, even before a recent state law was passed in regards to school safety.
This is the greatest time of the year. Frankfort Independent Schools opens our doors on Aug.1 to inspire our students to achieve their Hopes and Dreams. The contagious positive growth of our school culture is changing the economic engine in our City of Frankfort. Our enrollment continues …
A few vehicles in need of repair were parked at the Wilkinson Street School so students could provide those repairs.
Franklin County High School will have a blood drive on Monday at Elkhorn Middle School. The blood drive was planned by Adam Hyatt, an FCHS teacher who died this summer in a car wreck.
Lawyers for Kentucky State University and its provost have asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by a former professor who claims the university denied her due process, breached her contract and violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.
The Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education has approved protection plans for electronic devices issued to students, some of whom will be allowed to take devices home at the end of the school day.
Frankfort Independent Schools will continue to negotiate with city officials to minimize the impact the Second Street TIGER grant project will have on the school district.
State Journal reporters take to the streets for this weekly feature in which we ask for your opinions on a variety of topics — some weighty, some light. This week’s question, posed to students going back to school, was: What is your favorite school supply?
Ryan Adams walked through the aisles of school supplies at Walmart with his son Tayburn on Monday. The two put notebooks, pencils and other fresh items into their cart.
Franklin County Schools' Family Resource Youth Service Centers will give away shoes to local students for the second year in a row this Saturday.
Teachers, parents, administrative staff and other stakeholders gathered at the Frankfort Independent Schools central office Tuesday to discuss the state of early childhood education in the community.
A Western Hills High School Future Farmers of America member won a grant from the Kentucky FFA Foundation to continue to grow her farm-to-fork business.
Frankfort Independent Schools may sell a small piece of land to bring the TIGER Grant project to fruition. Chuck Knowles, the TIGER grant project manager, reviewed how construction on the Second Street Corridor could affect Second Street School at the school board's Monday night meeting. He…
Editor's note: This article was corrected on Tuesday morning to say "Rebecca Ruth" instead of Ruth Hunt Candies.
A Kentucky State University dean is seeking answers after being placed on administrative leave earlier this year.
After a lengthy stumble, city commissioners are putting one foot in front of the other in naming a trail that connects downtown Frankfort and Kentucky State University.
Olivia Moore braved the Shark Tank at the Kentucky Future Farmers of America convention and came home with a sizable grant to help grow her business.
The community continues to rally around a Collins Lane Elementary teacher and her two children after a tragic motor vehicle accident claimed the life of her husband on Sunday.