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Two Fayette County teachers receive Lexmark International’s Educating Excellence Award

Lexmark International Inc. has honored two Fayette County Public Schools classroom instructors with the company’s Educating Excellence award. Linda Dewees, a math teacher at Henry Clay High School, and Nami Stager, a STEM teacher at Wellington Elementary, were surprised in front of their students and colleagues. Linda Dewees (Photos Provided) At Henry Clay, Dewees strives to make math lessons fun...

Agri Bus teaches elementary students to appreciate farmers, understand where food comes from

By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward Ten-year-olds Rylie Miller and Nathan Whitaker had a slight edge on fellow fourth-graders when the Kentucky agricultural bus pulled up for an in-school field trip at Wellington Elementary. Both have had some experience with country life, crops, and critters. “My grandparents grow vegetables like cabbage and lettuce, and on their farm they have horses and cows...