More than 600 outstanding leaders from 55 high schools in Central Kentucky are being recognized in this year’s “Youth Salute.” The 41th annual awards ceremony was held in their honor on Sept. 24. It was hosted online by Transylvania University. Several are students from Frankfort and Frankli…
Forty 2021 high school graduates from Frankfort have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
Sisters Beth, Abby and Annie Roy have excelled at The Frankfort Christian Academy, where they have impressed their teachers with their work ethic and desire to learn.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 9 p.m. May 24 to include the name of Western Hills' Nihar Turlapati and Franklin County's Bethany Lucio. Both names were left off the list The State Journal received.
Femi Obielodan applied to Western Kentucky’s Gatton Academy and Morehead State’s Craft Academy so he’d have a chance to attend a residential school.
The Frankfort Christian Academy’s Aubrey McReynolds is well versed in several subjects, and she showed that by placing seventh in general knowledge at the state elementary Governor’s Cup academic competition.
Five students were inducted into The Frankfort Christian Academy’s chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) at a ceremony in the school library on Thursday.
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.
When Taylor Cleland was planning his Eagle Scout project, he knew he wanted to do something to help his school, The Frankfort Christian Academy.
The 40th annual Central Kentucky Council on Youth Leadership “Youth Salute” awards ceremony was held online Oct. 10 hosted by Asbury University. There were 863 leaders from 58 high schools in Central Kentucky that were recognized, including several from Frankfort area schools.
Franklin County’s incidence rate for COVID-19 cases hasn’t dropped much, and both local school districts are staying with their current instruction plan for the coming week.
Everyone knows that when the coronavirus pandemic hit Kentucky in March, it wiped out traditional year-end events for 2020 high school seniors.
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.
When the statewide Facebook group “Teacher 2 Teacher Blessing” started about a month ago, three teachers in the Frankfort Independent Schools system came up with the idea of starting a local group.
The Frankfort Independent School District and the Franklin County Community Early Childhood Council is partnering to host a free online Kindergarten Readiness Summit for parents and early care and education providers from June 1-6.
As Kentucky school districts attempt to plan for the start of the next school year without knowing how the COVID-19 pandemic will evolve, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will provide guidance for several possibilities for reopening schools.
A Frankfort Christian Academy junior was recently selected as a 2020 Governor’s Scholar, a summer residential program for gifted high schoolers.
The Friends of the Paul Sawyier Public Library is offering two $1,000 scholarships to students who reside in Franklin County.
One day after the announcement of the recommended closure of all schools to in-person instruction for the rest of the school year, the KHSAA has officially canceled the spring sports season and the resumption of the state basketball tournaments.
Six high school sophomores in Franklin County have been selected for The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University.
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.
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.
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.
City schools are seeing more students enrolled in the district. County schools’ enrollment has been fairly consistent for a few years.