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When Stephanie West’s third and fourth grade students at Capital Day School heard about the flooding of the Franklin County Humane Society shelter in early March, they decided to apply what they had recently learned in a citizenship lesson into a plan. The result: A bark sale to help fund a …

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Patriotism is often defined as a strong love for one’s country. However, this love of country can often be expressed in different ways by different people. Some people show their patriotism through displaying the flag. Some express it through American traditions such as the national anthem. …

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Eight local students were honored by the Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission and Kentucky Heritage Council on Monday for expressing themselves creatively through essays, visual art and poetry.

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The Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission recently announced winners for its poetry, art, and essay contests for elementary, middle and high school students in Kentucky.

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When the statewide Facebook group “Teacher 2 Teacher Blessing” started about a month ago, three teachers in the Frankfort Independent Schools system came up with the idea of starting a local group.

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The Frankfort Independent School District and the Franklin County Community Early Childhood Council is partnering to host a free online Kindergarten Readiness Summit for parents and early care and education providers from June 1-6.

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As Kentucky school districts attempt to plan for the start of the next school year without knowing how the COVID-19 pandemic will evolve, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will provide guidance for several possibilities for reopening schools.

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Editor's note: This story was updated at 10:39 a.m. on Feb. 10 to correct the name Varshitha Ramesh to winning fourth in science. Varshith Kotagiri won fifth in science. 

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