Teachers and staff from Peaks Mill Elementary School participated Friday afternoon in the Patriot Parade — honking and waving their way through students’ neighborhoods with a police escort.
With local students being schooled from home and many parents and adults working remotely, The State Journal has compiled a list of free virtual offerings of field trips and lessons.
When Cindy Bramble took over as head coach of the Frankfort High girls tennis team five years ago, there were times she didn’t have enough players for a match.
For the past two years the Franklin County Community Fund has spearheaded On the Table, a national initiative that brings local folks together for a conversation on area issues.
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School is still in session with NTI (Non Traditional Instruction) days, but the change of venue has altered how students spend their time at home.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 7:07 a.m. on March 24 to include comments from Western Hills High School football coach Don Miller.
Borrowing an idea from teachers at Elkhorn Elementary School, Franklin County Schools is asking students across the district to participate in a virtual spirit week.
The Friends of the Paul Sawyier Public Library is offering two $1,000 scholarships to students who reside in Franklin County.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 6:26 a.m. on March 20 to correct that Taryn Ritchie is the daughter of Keith Ritchie and Louise Ritchie and that she plans to major in psychology.
NTI (Non Traditional Instruction) is familiar to the Franklin County Schools, something new to Frankfort Independent Schools, and completely different for everyone involved during the coronavirus pandemic.
Just days after cancelling all programming, the Paul Sawyier Public Library will close Tuesday and Wednesday in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Frankfort Independent Schools’ free breakfast and lunch program went mobile on Monday — the first day schools statewide were closed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The Paul Sawyier Public Library will remain open, but all programming and new meeting room bookings starting Sunday though Monday, April 13, will be suspended.
In addition to serving lunch at Bondurant and Elkhorn middle schools, Franklin County Schools has added mobile emergency feeding sites and two buses so all students under 18 can eat free while schools are closed due to coronavirus precautions.
Frankfort Independent Schools has announced the locations of its free outdoor breakfast and lunch program for students 18 and younger starting Monday.
What do you get when a seemingly innocent plant develops a taste for human blood? You get Franklin County High School's spring production of the musical "Little Shop of Horrors."
Western Hills sophomore Maggie Richardson is a busy person — a pole vaulter on the WHHS track and field team, a member of the WHHS dance and soccer teams and the Beta Club.
Frankfort Independent Schools and Franklin County Public Schools will be closed starting Monday after Gov. Andy Beshear recommended that all public and private school systems in the state shut down temporarily.
The Kiwanis Club of Frankfort and Community Trust Bank are teaming up to encourage reading in the early grades at Elkhorn Elementary School and are in need of volunteers to mentor first, second and third grade students.
It’s not difficult to see why Peaks Mill Elementary School Principal Cassie House nominated fifth grader Levi Smither for the WesBanco Student of the Week honor. He’s a gentleman.
In the 34 years that the Governor's Cup academic competition has been held, there have been impressive scores, but maybe none as impressive as Frankfort native and Lexington Catholic junior Luke Crocker.
The bus driver responsible for keeping seven students safe during a crash last week was honored at the Franklin County Schools board meeting Monday night.
The Franklin County Community Early Childhood Council, in collaboration with Frankfort Independent Schools and Franklin County Public Schools, is hosting the annual kindergarten readiness Kids Fest event at Kentucky State University’s Exum Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Perhaps it is apropos that senior Jake Broaddus, a self-admitted history buff, will ink his name into the Frankfort High School record book on March 15, when he becomes the first student to participate in the Governor’s Cup State Finals for the written assessment.