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Campbellsville’s summer Communication Institute offers high schoolers opportunities

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Campbellsville University’s Somerset Summer Communication Institute lets high school students take a general communication course for college credit.   H. Keith Spears, vice president for graduate and professional studies, taught the course. “This was an opportunity for students to gain …

Board of education to consider appointing interim chief to serve up to two months

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By Brad Hughes Special to KyForward   It’s looking more and more like there will be a interim commissioner of education to span the time between Terry Holliday’s retirement and when his successor takes over.   The Kentucky Board of …

‘Cruisin’ for a Cure’ fundraiser set for Aug. 1; car and bike show to benefit Relay for Life

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  Cruisin’ for a Cure, a car and motorcycle show hosted by FCPS All together for a cure, is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 1 in the Rupp Arena lower parking lot. Net proceeds go to the …

Science Guy: Build your own working ‘Scribblebot’ that will create works of art

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Markers and paper are just a few ingredients your kids might use to create a masterpiece. “Science Guy” Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how to use these ingredients along with a few others from around the house …

United Way, NaviGo College and Career Prep to present scholars program in Central Ky.

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    United Way of the Bluegrass has joined forces with NaviGo College and Career Prep Services to present the NaviGo Scholars program to high school students in Central Kentucky.   The program engages local businesses, as well as community …

Fun erupts as kids embrace science through adventures in reactions at STEAM camp

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  By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward   When youngsters eagerly line up to set off their hand-crafted volcanoes, it’s obviously been a grand week of science camp. Almost-6-year-old Stephen Hanna was duly impressed, but not enough to share …

Breathitt’s Tim Spencer will direct Menifee schools while under state management

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Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday has named Breathitt Co. Assistant Superintendent Tim Spencer as the state manager for the Menifee Co. school district.   Spencer will be on loan from Breathitt Co. schools under a memorandum of agreement and will …

Models of Success: GSE’s young innovators learn how to turn business ideas into reality

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  By Brandon Mattingly Special to KyForward   Some day, you may be able to purchase a Walk Easy, Slice Slide or Cord Keeper at one of your local stores, and if you do you’ll have a group of Kentucky …

Current high school students, 2015 graduates should check KEES accounts for accuracy

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Kentucky high school students and 2015 graduates should check their Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) accounts for accuracy.   KEES allows students to earn money for college by getting good grades in high school and for qualifying scores on the …

Lexington-Fayette Health Dept. offering
low-cost school vaccinations to eligible kids

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As Fayette County students prepare to head back to school, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department wants to make sure they have plenty of opportunities to get their required vaccinations.   To beat the back-to-school rush, the health department will offer …