E.g., Wednesday, July 18, 2018
E.g., Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Edward Smith to accept honor from National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Recognition acknowledges work of alternative programs

June 13, 2018—Western Day Treatment of Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) has been named one of 10 Alternative Programs of Distinction by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE). The recognition acknowledges the work of educators and programs that serve students with a variety of learning needs.

The 10 programs named Alternative Programs of Distinction for 2018, with the districts that operate or staff them in parentheses, are:

· Western Day Treatment (Jefferson County)

Dr. Belcher’s work to support the JCPS Backpack of Success Skills

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications

More than 6,500 seniors in Jefferson County Public Schools will graduate as part of the Class of 2018. 

Dr. Horton recognized as a school turnaround leader

Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio announced on May 30 that Dr. Devon Horton, an experienced educator and award-winning school turnaround leader, has been hired as the chief of schools for Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS). Dr. Horton currently serves as the deputy superintendent of achievement and administration of East St. Louis School District 189. He joins JCPS as chief of schools on June 25. 

The bond at Newcomer Academy is one that lasts long after a student has left the academy

For these JCPS seniors, perfection came one day at a time

Camps give students opportunities to learn photography, robotics and more

Incoming third through fifth graders in Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) will have an opportunity over summer break to learn fun and challenging activities while strengthening their reading skills during the district’s “Literacy &” camps.

Nyree Clayton-Taylor teaches creative writing through hip hop to students 

head and shoulders picture of Wheatley Elementary School teacher Nyree Clayton-Taylor

Students have excelled in and out of the classroom

student standing on steps with student in wheel chair

Mayor Greg Fischer recently honored high school seniors who have excelled in and out of the classroom with his annual Outstanding High School Seniors Award.