A yard sale to raise money for Turning Bare Feet into Learning Feet will take place Sunday at Western Hills’ parking lot by the softball field. All items will be priced at 25 cents, and monetary donations will be accepted.
Amanda Heacock, the youth service center coordinator for Western Hills and Bondurant, remembers how special shopping for new school shoes was when she was a student.
Elkhorn Middle School and Capital Day School each had one student place in the top 10 at the KAAC (Kentucky Association for Academic Competition) Governor’s Cup state competition.
The Western Hills High School Academic Team placed in the top 20 at the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition State Academic Team Tournament last weekend.
The Franklin County High School Site-Based Decision Making Council is accepting nominations for 21-22 SBDM Parent Representatives from April 12-21.
The Frankfort Plant Board has hired a consultant to evaluate a proposal asking the City of Frankfort, Franklin County Fiscal Court, Frankfort Independent Schools and Franklin County Schools to cooperate on a 20 megawatt (MW), 150-acre solar project.
In a school year filled with challenges caused by COVID-19, Bondurant’s Nathan Carpenter has made an impression on his teachers.
With a memorandum of understanding approved by the Franklin County Schools Board of Education on Monday, a new bike trail should soon be built on FCS property adjacent to Lakeview Park.
The Franklin County Schools Board of Education heard Monday about enrollment projections for the 2021-22 school year and what that could mean for certified staff.
After spending nearly the entire school year in virtual instruction, Franklin County Schools will return to full time in-person instruction beginning March 8.
Franklin County senior Phillip Peiffer has made a name for himself on the football field, but he’s been equally successful in the classroom.
Editor's Note: This story was updated at 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 18 with comments from board member BeLinda Henson.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is looking to fill 14 vacancies on the 2021-22 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to the state commissioner of education.
Thanks to their performances at Saturday’s KAAC Regional Governor’s Cup, four members of the Western Hills academic team have advanced to state competition. It is the most students the school has ever advanced to the state Governor’s Cup.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 1:27 p.m. on Feb. 4 to add the COVID-19 case numbers for the county and the combined case numbers at the two locations where a number of COVID-19 cases originated for the week of Jan. 23-29.
The Bondurant Middle School Academic Team took homes its fourth consecutive Region 9 Governor’s Cup Championship with 54 points total. Scott County was second with 15 points.
Madison Cheek is an active member of the Franklin County High School FFA chapter, serving as a chapter officer (reporter) and helping plan events, fundraisers and community service activities as part of her duties.
Keelan Pulliam has lived all over the country and done work overseas, but he’s never forgotten that his success started as a member of the Franklin County High School FFA chapter.
Eight local students were honored by the Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission and Kentucky Heritage Council on Monday for expressing themselves creatively through essays, visual art and poetry.
Mallory Anderson is a big asset to Franklin County High School teacher Shawn Stacy, and her work as a peer tutor has made her the WesBanco Student of the Week.
Franklin County Schools Superintendent Mark Kopp took to Facebook on Tuesday night to say FCS will continue with virtual instruction for the next two weeks, Jan. 19-29.
Several years ago, when I turned 50, two friends made a DVD for me, recording birthday wishes from people around the community.
The Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission recently announced winners for its poetry, art, and essay contests for elementary, middle and high school students in Kentucky.