E.g., Thursday, March 22, 2018
E.g., Thursday, March 22, 2018

Ashlee Kemper honored during school ceremony

The reading lab opened at the start of the 2018-19 school year, and each first-grade class visits once a week 

teacher sitting on chair holding up note card reading to students

Students put management and culinary arts skills to the test

Luncheon recognizing students to be held Monday

March 16, 2018—Thirteen seniors from Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) have been awarded the 2018 Vogt Educational & Leadership Scholarship, which recognizes the students for their academic achievements and leadership in and out of the classroom. The students will be celebrated for their accomplishments during the annual awards luncheon, being held at noon on Monday, March 19 at The Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Ave.

Lots of student, staff interest in the new school, which will open in 2018-19

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications 

Goal is to ‘reconnect and provide support to some of our most disenfranchised students’

March 13, 2018—Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio tonight announced a new task force to reimagine and reshape the district’s alternative school programs.

3-day summit to train educators on restorative intervention strategies

Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) and Spalding University are teaming up to host a three-day summit to highlight and train educators on restorative justice practices.

The Restorative Justice Practices Training Summit, being held March 14-16 at Spalding, will educate school administrators, teachers, staff and school resource officers about the methods of restorative practice, a social science that seeks to manage conflict and tensions by repairing harm and restoring relationships.

Rice has been the principal of Western Middle School since 2013

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications

Ashley Scholle honored during school ceremony

Ashley Scholle, a fourth grade language arts and social studies teacher at Audubon Traditional Elementary School, has been presented with the Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership (ExCEL) Award. Representatives from Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) and from the award sponsors — LG&E and KU and WHAS11 — honored the teacher on March 6 during a ceremony at the school.

Allowing students to have choice is integral to impactful, meaningful learning

By MeMe Ratliff | JCPS teacher engagement resource teacher

A medium is a type of art. I learned that in elementary school. There is a plethora of mediums out there; most of us probably could think of several of the more common ones if asked. In deeper learning, however, the mediums are as diverse as the learner whose hands create the art.