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.
While they each have different opinions on what makes them proud to be American, The Frankfort Christian Academy seventh-graders Harrison Risk and John Dudinskie have one thing in common — they are both local award winners in the Elks Americanism Essay Contest.
Western Hills High School sophomore Jillian Jacobs recently was awarded a $1,000 scholarship for her winning entry in the 30th annual Secretary of State Essay Contest.
A Westridge Elementary fourth-grader with aspirations of being a firefighter has been awarded the Franklin County Schools Champion Medal for helping a choking classmate.
Second Street School’s Kentucky United Nations Assembly (KUNA) Club walked away from a conference in Louisville last week with the Outstanding Statesmanship Award. KUNA is put on by the Kentucky YMCA Youth Association.
A winter characterized by more rainfall than snow has caused Franklin County and Frankfort Independent schools to miss fewer days than last year.
Three things stick out immediately when walking into Suzie Hellard’s sixth-grade classroom at Elkhorn Middle School. The lighting from the floor-lit lamps is low, it feels like a hip dorm room and the students — scattered among hightop tables, overstuffed couches and refurbished dining room …
Kristen Waits, the former Franklin County Schools administrative assistant to the superintendent, has begun a new position — communication and information coordinator — after Armando Arrastia’s contract ended in January.
Frankfort Independent Schools has formed a new Local Planning Committee for the purpose of creating a District Facilities Plan to present to the Board of Education.
After three years at Frankfort Independent Schools, Dr. Ron Chi will take a two-year leave of absence to work with education programs overseas, effective July 1.
After multiple delays, the new Collins Lane Elementary School will officially open to students on Thursday, Jan. 3, the day they return from winter break, said Principal Jennifer Perkins.
Even if enrollment at trade schools such as the Franklin County Career and Technical Center were to increase, Franklin County still wouldn’t have enough skilled laborers to fill local demand for skilled workers, says Kentucky Capital Development Corp. President and CEO Terri Bradshaw.
Students, parents, faculty and staff gathered Monday at Elkhorn Elementary School to share a Thanksgiving dinner planned and provided by the school’s teachers.
Six Franklin County Career and Technical Center welding seniors will compete against students across Kentucky in the annual Capital City Welding Classic Friday.
Each Friday afternoon for the next 10 weeks, students from The Academy will visit Thorn Hill Education Center to participate in Operation Making A Change to receive an education in subjects school doesn’t teach.
It’s not every day that a high school is named in your honor. For William Cofield, a 25-year member of the Franklin County Board of Education, that day was Monday.
A popular adage warns not to mix business with pleasure, but Bondurant Middle School has done so successfully for more than 20 years with its annual Food Fest.
After just a few months in Western Hills High School’s agriculture program, senior Taylor Perry helped his school secure a $3,000 grant to better serve the community.
Kentucky State University has been named the 18th-best Historically Black College and University in the country by a college ranking site, KSU announced last week.