E.g., Sunday, April 21, 2019
E.g., Sunday, April 21, 2019

Ceremony recognizes outstanding teaching and leadership performance from instructors across the district.

On April 19, Hilliard Lyons honored 46 teachers and principals of Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) during the seventh annual 2019 Hilliard Lyons Excellence Awards. The awards ceremony, sponsored by Louisville-based Hilliard Lyons, a Baird company, recognizes outstanding teaching and leadership performance from instructors across the district.

Western Middle School finishes in top ten

Almost 500 schools from more than 100 Kentucky school districts competed in the Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) State Championship on Thursday, April 18 at Rupp Arena in Lexington. Forty-two JCPS schools brought Level 2 Showcase projects to the competition floor. These schools advanced to state by qualifying at the regional competition held at the University of Louisville in November. 

The school will eventually become a sixth- through eighth-grade middle school.

Kim Chevalier recognized as a regional leader in special education

April 9, 2019—Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio has named Walton-Verona Independent Schools Assistant Superintendent Kim Chevalier to be the Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) Chief of Exceptional Child Education. Chevalier is a proven leader in this field and has established several programs, in her more than 18 years in education, to help students with special needs.

‘A Culture of Hope and Promise are emerging,’ report concludes

April 9, 2019 — The Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) district has the capacity to manage the intervention of its most struggling schools as the system undergoes “a clear culture shift,” according to the district’s Diagnostic Review released by the Kentucky Department of Education. 

Last day of 2018-19 school year is now June 7 

Deadline for families to register is May 10

Registration is open for Camp Ready4K, the Jefferson County Public School (JCPS) District’s kindergarten readiness camp serving incoming students the summer before they start school. 

Applications must be completed by May 10 in order to be considered for Camp Ready4K. Camp will be held July 11 through July 31, from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., at the following locations:

She will start her new role on April 8

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications 

Alison Dahlgren has been selected as the new principal of Sanders Elementary School. 

Summit held to create a dialogue on issues facing teens

Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) hosted the district’s first Bullying and Suicide Prevention Summit on March 21, creating a dialogue on the issues facing teens and helping to develop strategies to support students across Kentucky.

Seneca is recognized for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science courses

Seneca High School has earned the first College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles. Schools honored with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award have expanded girls’ access in AP Computer Science courses. Out of more than 18,000 secondary schools worldwide that offer AP courses, Seneca is one of only 685 to accomplish this.