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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Western Hills Academic Team had one of its best showings in school history at the Regional Governor's Cup competition hosted by Woodford County High School recently. WHHS placed third out of 19 teams for the day.
Frankfort and Franklin County schools will take part in the 20th Regional Governor’s Cup competition sponsored by the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition at Collins Lane Elementary School on Saturday.
Bondurant Middle School eighth grader Will Boswell, a second baseman and shortstop, has gotten into the habit of writing his older brother Nick’s name on his cleats before taking the field.
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.
The former Franklin County Schools finance director who resigned last year in the middle of an FBI investigation was indicted Tuesday on nine counts of tax evasion in Franklin County Circuit Court.
The Western Hills High School dance team started its competition season strong Saturday in the Cheer Elite Capital Cup Championship.