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William Wells Brown Elementary STEM teacher Sword honored by Teacher of Year award

Kim Sword, the STEM lab teacher at William Wells Brown Elementary, has been selected a 2016 Elementary School Science Teacher of the Year. She will be honored at the Kentucky Science Teachers Association’s annual conference Nov. 11 at the Hyatt Regency in Lexington, and will receive a plaque, a $100 grant, and a one-year KSTA membership with complimentary conference registration. Kim Sword (Photo...

Ewwwww, gross! Fourth-graders at William Wells Brown get down and dirty with science

At William Wells Brown Science Night, crowds gathered to watch a yeast volcano experiment set up by the Nerd Squad, a nonprofit group that promotes STEM activities. (Photo by Tammy L. Lane)   By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward   As families and friends browsed through the Science Night exhibits, students at William Wells Brown Elementary in Lexington proudly explained what they’ve learned...