Franklin County Schools released a video on its Facebook page Thursday announcing that the district will stay with virtual learning through at least next week.
Western Hills senior Olivia Onodu is a busy person, and she took it upon herself to complete an art project left unfinished at the school.
Earlier this year, staff with Franklin County Schools was anticipating good news when the Kentucky Department of Education released its School Report Card.
The Franklin County High School Band has been an integral part of the community since Franklin County High’s founding in 1958. The Flyer Band is a staple of football and basketball games, local parades, and concerts, and students and alumni alike stand for their traditional rendition of the …
With eight new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday by the Franklin County Health Department, Franklin County has over 40 new cases this week, and the week isn’t over.
Austin Jent’s high school career got off to a slow start, but since transferring to William Cofield High School this year he’s blossomed academically.
Emily Reed hasn’t been a scout for long, having joined BSA Scouts in February 2019 when the organization began admitting girls, but she’s made the most of her time with the organization.
Franklin County Schools officials are asking parents and guardians to select in-person or virtual learning for their students by the end of the week.
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.
Nakshatra Vemula likes to write and draw, and she put those talents to good use in Meet the Helpers, the inaugural KET summer story contest that celebrates the everyday helpers and heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Twenty-three 2020 high school graduates from Franklin County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
The Franklin County Health Department has received a $170,000 grant from UK’s Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC). The grant is renewable for three years (total of $510,000) and will support Just Say Yes, an initiative to stop substance use before it starts by providing he…
Everyone knows that when the coronavirus pandemic hit Kentucky in March, it wiped out traditional year-end events for 2020 high school seniors.
Jill Jacobs has excelled in academics at Western Hills and this summer, competing in Spanish at the virtual National Beta Convention, she placed 10th in the nation.
Two weeks into the school year with virtual learning because of the coronavirus pandemic, some families in the Franklin County Schools district don’t have internet access.
Jacob Hogan, a junior at Franklin County High School, represented the school and the state of Kentucky at the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) World Leadership Congress (WLC) this summer.
There will be fans in the stands for Franklin County and Western Hills athletic events this fall. There just won’t be many of them.
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.
Independence Bank is giving away goody bags to local teachers today and Friday at both Frankfort locations during regular business hours, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Adam Nance has spent his entire educational career in the Franklin County Schools system, and that continues after becoming a principal for the first time.
First Lady Britainy Beshear announced a new program, "Coverings for Kids," which helps Kentuckians to donate facial coverings directly to local school districts.
The Bondurant Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council has released its meeting schedule for the 2020-21 school year.
Franklin County Schools aren’t opening until Aug. 26, but Elkhorn Middle School is working to be sure students and parents know what to expect.
Southern States Cooperative announced the donation of nearly $9,000 to the Kentucky and North Carolina FFA state associations through the co-op’s Fueling FFA campaign.
Franklin County High School has scheduled registration and Chromebook pickup from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, through Friday, Aug. 7, at the school.