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Western Hills High School student and prosecutor Kate Slone asks witness and fellow student John Caldwell questions during the students’ mock trial at the Franklin County Courthouse on Friday morning.

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Bridgeport Elementary School second-grader Sawyer Welch dressed as moonwalker Neil Armstrong for a wax museum project students presented Tuesday. Welch donned NASA headgear, a T-shirt with “One giant pizza for mankind” printed on it and an American flag to plant on the moon for his portrayal…

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The Franklin County Summer Meals Program, which provides breakfast and lunch to all children younger than 18, will begin June 3 and run through Aug. 2.

Without discussion, the Franklin County Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to move the school district’s multimillion-dollar bank account from Community Trust Bank to Traditional Bank.

Rankings aren’t always indicative of progress, growth or improvement. That is the message both local school district leaders are trying to convey after the release of the latest U.S. News and World Report’s Best High School state rankings earlier this week.

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The Franklin County High School agriculture program is planning a vertical farm in a newly constructed greenhouse on campus. To help fund the initiative, the Kentucky FFA Foundation awarded an Ag Achiever grant.

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The agriculture program at Western Hills High School will use a Kentucky FFA Foundation grant to help implement a hydroponic fodder and micro-greens production system for the animal lab, which will be used as food for laying hens, turkeys and rabbits.

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The Kentucky Chi Chapter is offering three scholarships for a graduating high school senior planning on majoring in education, a college student currently majoring in education or a classroom teacher wishing to further their education or develop a special classroom project.

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