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Lexington native, athletic trainer soothes pain, sharpens athletes at Lafayette H. S.

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  By Tammy L. Lane Special to Kyforward   When Jenni Williams rolls up at Lafayette High School, she knows a string of student-athletes will soon turn out for treatment, rehab or a word of encouragement.   “We pretty much …

School Boundaries: Review of public input brings Step 1 of ‘emotional process’ to a close

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Below you will find the text of a message from Alan Stein, chair the School Rezoning Committee for the Fayette County Public Schools, that was shared with families, employees and community members last night about the committee’s progress.     …

Bryan Station food pantry part of school’s ongoing efforts to remove barriers to learning

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  By Tammy L. Lane Special to Kyforward   Students at Bryan Station High School in Lexington have another source for food, thanks to God’s Pantry Food Bank, which is now stocking the Youth Services Center there. It’s the first …

Living Arts and Science Center offers
fun, educational summer programs

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The Living Arts & Science Center is now taking registrations for their award-winning creative and educational arts and science programs that will take place during the summer.   Over 150 unique arts and science classes are available for two-year old …

2016 Kentucky Teacher Awards are now accepting nominations; deadline is May 15

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Nominations are now open for the 2016 Kentucky Teacher Awards, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc.   Nominations may be submitted electronically by visiting the 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year website here. The deadline for …

Ky kids compete in Student Technology Leadership Program championship March 26

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Nearly 6,000 students, educators and parents will converge on Lexington for the ninth annual Student Technology Leadership Program State Championship on Thursday, March 26.   P-12 students from 428 schools in 91 school districts will show what they know and …

Science Guy: Don’t play with food – except for Peeps; Easter treat can show science at work

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Ever wonder what happens when you remove the air from inside and outside a Peep? “Science Guy” Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us by placing a Peep in a vacuum.   Expanding and Shrinking Peeps   INGREDIENTS   …

Sharpen your pencils, students; vie for prizes telling us about your amazing teacher

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Chick-fil-A, Realife Radio and KyForward are teaming up to encourage students to share their stories about an amazing teacher in their lives.   Prizes are in store.   The contest is open to students in grades 1 through 12, and …

Fayette Co. will add 30 minutes onto school day from April 20 through May 29 closing

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With the arrival of spring – and the belief that snow days are in the past – the Fayette Fayette County Board of Education has decided on a plan to make up instructional time lost because of winter weather. They …

No More Bullying: Parents can help child by addressing concerns with school, government

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This column on bullying in schools will run periodically on KyForward.   By Melissa Martin Special to KyForward   What can parents do about school bullying?   First, parents need to listen and validate their child’s feelings and fears then …