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Tates Creek Elementary, Saint Agnes named U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools

Tates Creek Elementary School in Lexington and Saint Agnes School in Louisville are among 53 national honorees that have been named 2019 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools. The schools were nominated by the Kentucky Environmental Education Council (KEEC), an agency in the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Across the country, 25 schools, 14 districts and four postsecondary...

It’s Not Roller Derby: Tates Creek Elementary skating program keeps kids active, healthy

By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward Roller derby it’s not, but students at Tates Creek Elementary have a blast circling the gym on their borrowed wheels. Physical education teacher Daniel Hill arranged the four-week series through Skatetime, an Indianapolis-based company that rents equipment to schools. Hill, who first tried it while teaching in Frankfort, brought the idea to Tates Creek last year...

‘You can learn many things when you explore other worlds,’ visiting musician tells students

William Guijarro, who teaches at a private music school in Ecuador, spent two weeks in Lexington — mostly on the Tates Creek campus. (Photo by Tammy L. Lane)   By Tammy L. Lane Special to Kyforward   “You feel the music, and you move your body with the music. It’s moving, moving, always moving,” visiting educator William Guijarro told the intermediate orchestra students at Tates...

'You can learn many things when you explore other worlds,' visiting musician tells students

William Guijarro, who teaches at a private music school in Ecuador, spent two weeks in Lexington — mostly on the Tates Creek campus. (Photo by Tammy L. Lane)   By Tammy L. Lane Special to Kyforward   “You feel the music, and you move your body with the music. It’s moving, moving, always moving,” visiting educator William Guijarro told the intermediate orchestra students at Tates...