Last year, in her first year as Hearn’s library media specialist and school technology coordinator, Jordon Worley put on an event on Sept. 11 to introduce her students to first responders.
Everyone knows that when the coronavirus pandemic hit Kentucky in March, it wiped out traditional year-end events for 2020 high school seniors.
It had been just one day of 100% virtual learning, but Franklin County Schools Superintendent Mark Kopp and Frankfort Independent Superintendent Houston Barber were pleased with the results.
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.
Frankfort High’s student council came to life in a big way this past school year, and two FHS council officers will be serving on the state level.
As school closures continued because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington saw a way to serve its communities.
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.
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.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 2:45 p.m. Feb. 26 to correct the spelling of Renae Sewall's last name.
As a way to show support for the Franklin County Humane Society, students at Second Street School held a supplies drive to gather donations for the animal shelter.
Correction: This story was updated on Wednesday to correct the spelling of Brendan Norman's name. We apologize for the error.
Last week, many Franklin County students devoted an hour of their week to learning about computer science and coding.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 27, 2020, to correct the name of Frankfort High School band drum major, Adriana Steele.
Capital Day School students and families were able to travel around the world on Sunday without having to leave school property, thanks to a special event.
A few welding students said ahead of the Capital City Welding Classic that they were a little nervous about the competition, but they knew they would use skills that they had already learned in their classes at the Franklin County Career and Technical Center.
Months following his tragic death, the community at Franklin County High School continues to honor the legacy of a teacher through acts of kindness.
Elkhorn Middle School students who need some extra help could be invited to participate in the after-school program Mentors and Meals.
Madelyn Pennington, a second grader at Peaks Mill Elementary School, really enjoyed her ice cream sandwich, a reward that she and many of her peers received Monday for joining the school’s Never Been Absent, or NBA, Team.
Through the support of an anonymous donor, sixth grade students at Elkhorn and Bondurant middle schools will complete a program that will teach them about making positive choices in their lives.
When he was about 4 years old, Tommy Quarles checked out a book about birds from the Capital Day School library.
Layla Lemghaili started computer coding as a third grader at Westridge Elementary. She was among a group of girls who joined the pilot program of Girls Who Code.
On his 11th birthday, Anthony Gannone was recognized at a Frankfort Independent Schools board meeting for winning a state award.
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.
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.
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.
Editor's note: This article was corrected on Tuesday morning to say "Rebecca Ruth" instead of Ruth Hunt Candies.
Frankfort Independent Schools will soon roll out a new program to help families get their children ready for kindergarten.
A Frankfort school is seeking more books to give away at Franklin County Farmers Market's monthly Kids' Days.
Members of Franklin County High School's Air Force JROTC presented the colors during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Monday.
An 11-year-old fifth grade student won state and national awards for her photograph of her great-grandfather’s World War II uniform.
Soon-to-be Franklin County High School graduates Hailey and Holly Hamilton will continue their dance team tradition into their college experience.