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Scott County High School students take advantage of BCTC Middle College program to earn credits

Scott County Schools partnered with Bluegrass Community and Technical College this fall to pilot the new Scott County Middle College program that offers an opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to earn 15 credit hours each semester toward high school and college graduation requirements. Natalie Dellinger, along with 12 other Scott County High School students, enrolled in five college classes...

Georgetown Middle School teacher Erin Elizabeth Ball named Kentucky’s 2020 Teacher of the Year

Erin Elizabeth Ball, a language arts teacher at Georgetown Middle School in Scott County, is the 2020 Kentucky Teacher of the Year. Ball has four years of teaching experience in Scott County Schools. Valvoline Inc™ and the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) made the announcement May 20 at a ceremony at the Berry Mansion in Frankfort. Secretary of Education and Workforce Development Derrick...

KSBA to recognize 400th Energy Star School, state’s top five energy efficient schools at state capitol

The Kentucky School Boards Association will recognize the 400th Energy Star School and the top five energy-efficient school districts in Kentucky during a press conference at 1 p.m. today in the Capitol Rotunda. “It has been remarkable what has been done,” KSBA Executive Director Kerri Schelling said. “School boards have made decisions impacting facility energy consumption and school...

Toyota gives new funding for ‘bornlearning,’
launches new academy at Garth Elementary

Toyota team members and Scott County school officials joined Toyota’s Helen Carroll for the bornlearning grant presentation.   Staff Report   For Toyota’s Helen Carroll, the big announcement of the bornlearning Academy at Garth Elementary in Georgetown was a homecoming of sorts. She was a student there – and her parents were both students there as well.   Carroll, manager...

Toyota gives new funding for 'bornlearning,' launches new academy at Garth Elementary

Toyota team members and Scott County school officials joined Toyota’s Helen Carroll for the bornlearning grant presentation.   Staff Report   For Toyota’s Helen Carroll, the big announcement of the bornlearning Academy at Garth Elementary in Georgetown was a homecoming of sorts. She was a student there – and her parents were both students there as well.   Carroll, manager...