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.
GEORGETOWN — Any student who graduates in Franklin County — no matter whether they are homeschooled or attend a public or private school — in the next decade will be eligible for a full-tuition scholarship at Georgetown College.
Editor's Note: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that Glenna Bevin was killed in a car wreck alongside daughter Brittiney. We regret the error.
Area teens looking for something free, fun and new to do next Friday night should drop in for a dip at the Juniper Hill Aquatic Center. The facility will host its first-ever High School Swim Bash from 7:30-9:30 p.m.