E.g., Monday, January 22, 2018
E.g., Monday, January 22, 2018

The idea, which generated more than 1,200 acts of compassion, was initiated by the school’s eighth graders

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications 

American Theatre Wing presents school with $18,220 grant

The American Theatre Wing, best known as the creator of the Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards, is awarding Western Middle School for the Arts with an $18,220 classroom resource grant from the Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative. Western is one of 14 schools nationwide to receive a grant award.

Pollio says the recommendations will provide a more positive learning environment for all schools, staff and students 

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications

471 educators in JCPS have obtained the highest possible certification in the teaching profession 

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications

A total of 53 Jefferson County Public Schools teachers obtained the highest possible certification in the teaching profession in 2017, according to new data released this week by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

Students tie nearly 700 warm winter items to trees, sign posts for those in need

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications

Annual event organized by the school's National Honor Society also helps Dare to Care, Salvation Army 

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications 

It's an annual tradition that has been taking place for decades at Eastern High School—a competition among classes that inspires students to give back to their community. 

Proposals will go to the school board for approval in January

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS CommunicationsLowe Elementary students participate in a music class at the school

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Preview concert set for Thursday night at YPAS

December 12, 2017—Members of the Youth Performing Arts School (YPAS) Percussion Ensemble will head to Chicago next week to perform at The Midwest Clinic, the largest music conference of its kind. The group is the only percussion ensemble from Kentucky to be invited to perform in the clinic’s 71-year history.

Marie Owens McNair has been a JCPS special education teacher for seven years

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications

Marie Owens McNair didn’t set out to be a teacher, much less a teacher who works with some of Louisville’s most vulnerable children at the Brooklawn School.