Alert: Nelson County Schools will be closed on Monday, Aug. 21. Child care facilities will be open and running on normal schedules. Child care attendees should NOT be picked up between the hours of 1 and 4 p.m. All extracurricular activities will be canceled or postponed until after 6 p.m.
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Central Office Student and turtle see eye to eye. ROTC student uses geoposition tool during school exercise.
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Parent Representative for Superintendent Search

A parent representative is needed for the Nelson County Schools Superintendent Search Committee. Please follow the below link to nominate the parent of a 2017-2018 Nelson County Schools student. Nominations must be received by Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 4:30 p.m.


News & Announcements

Getting down to business at OKHMS

Students write on the first day of school

Students begin a writing assignment at Old Kentucky Home Middle School on the first day of school.

Popsicle race series begins Aug. 16

Popsicle Races return for six weeks

TNHS and NCHS cross-country teams invite students, grades kindergarten through 8, to the 9th annual Popsicle Races.

District schools closed for eclipse

Solar Eclipse

Schools will be closed on Monday, Aug. 21. (Photo courtesy of

Upcoming Events


Alumni Event Ad Photo

Join us Friday, Sept. 8 at 5:30 p.m. at Nelson County High School for an alumni tailgating event before the annual game with Bardstown High School. Your $20 ticket gains entrance to the game and buys a sizzling rib-eye sandwich meal. Proceeds support the Nelson County Schools Community Support Foundation. Tickets available online.

Please share information about this event with your alumni friends.

No refunds after Sept. 7.