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JROTC 5K move, walk, run March 17

JROTC 5K info flier           Enjoy a fitness activity and support your community!

Make-up days nearing

      School calendar image           This is a reminder about upcoming makeup days.

Dickerson to serve on board

    Jeff Dickerson portrait                            The Nelson County Board of Education has a new member.

Standing with #MarshallStrong!

    Ribbon supporting Marshall County               Many in the Nelson County Schools supported #MarshallStrong on Feb. 2.

Schools' energy efficiency honored

         Green energy-saving lightbulb.            Nelson County Schools was recognized, Jan. 23, as one of the top five energy efficient school districts in Kentucky for the 2016-17 school year.

Ten earn Google certifications

          Google Educator logo            Ten new Google Certified Educators for Nelson County Schools were honored for their achievement during the Board of Education meeting, Jan. 24.

Countywide Broadway Revue this weekend

                 Logo for Tonys Beware performances    Two hours of Broadway music will be presented by students from all over Nelson County this weekend.

Friday, Jan. 12, school canceled

      Snowflake         

Nelson County School District has closed all schools for Friday, Jan. 12. Childcare centers will remain open. 

Superintendent applications accepted

           District logoSuperintendent applications being accepted through February 26, 12:00 noon.

New immunization requirements

Portion of immunization status formRecent amendments to the state law regarding immunization schedules required for attending school take effect July 1.

Important message for all parents

Vaccine bottlesNEW immunization requirements will be in effect for the 2018-19 school year.

Use of NTI/Best Days 2017-2018

Parent Guide to Google ClassroomThe district will be using non-traditional instructional days (NTI/Best Days) to make up some days missed because of inclement weather.

Board to hold community forum

Owen Saylor photoKentucky Association of School Administrators Director of Program Development Owens Saylor speaks to district staff about the superintendent search process, which will include a community forum and survey.

Community Survey for Superintendent

Survey graphic Parents, staff, students, and community members are invited to share their thoughts about characteristics needed in a new superintendent.

High school English teacher needed

English teacher wantedThe district is seeking a high school English teacher. Apply online.

Superintendent search proceeds

KASA searchSuperintendent search will keep the board of education busy.

Bus drivers/mechanics needed

District needs drivers and mechanicsThe Nelson County Schools is seeking bus drivers and mechanics.

District in need of substitute teachers

          Substitute teachers needed logo

The Nelson County Schools district is in need of more substitute teachers.

Parents/Guardians technology survey

Parents and guardians need to take this technology survey.Select the school(s) your child attends and complete the technology survey.

Five selected as screeners

Teacher votes for representativeFive members of the Superintendent Screening Committee have been selected.

Parent Representative vote Aug. 29

Parent vote
The district is moving forward with the parent nomination process for the Superintendent Screening Committee. 

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 pixabay.com)

Brown greets FHES staff

Brown greets FHES staff

Interim Superintendent Tom Brown talks to FHES staff members. He visited every district school on Aug. 8.

5K Run/Walk for the Kids Aug. 26

WHAS Crusade fundraiser promo photoJoin the “Run/Walk for the Kids” Aug. 26, 2017, at Bernheim Forest.

Brown named acting superintendent

Tom Brown, acting superintendent

Tom Brown of Danville has been named acting superintendent for the Nelson County Schools system, effective Aug. 1.

District to host town hall style forums

Town hall meetingsNelson County Schools will open its doors – and ears – for a “listening tour” of sorts this summer.

Board member joins KSBA directors

Board member Diane Berry

Nelson County Board of Education member Diane Berry has been elected to the Kentucky School Boards Association (KSBA) Board of Directors as a Director at Large.

CIO position ‘in transition’

Jesse Morgan and David Coffing photo

With his announced retirement July 1, Nelson County Schools Chief Information Officer (CIO) David Coffing (right) will pass the CIO baton to Technology Director Jesse Morgan (left).

A drive to serve

Nelson County Schools bus driver Jewel Brock cleans his windshield following his morning bus route.

The Nelson County Schools bus system includes 75 buses that cover 64 routes and drive close to a million miles each year to serve the school system’s nearly 5,000 students.