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NCHS undergoes short lockdown

N-LogoJust before 3 p.m. today, Nelson County High School received a social media message that prompted the school to go into lockdown while police investigated. While the message was not a direct threat on the school, the nature of the message forced administrators to place students and staff into lockdown.

Brown honored for interim work

Tom Brown and Wes Bradley Nelson County Schools Superintendent Wes Bradley recently honored Tom Brown for his work as interim superintendent.

Rock your summer reading!

Summer Reading (Libraries Rock) Logo

Bradley reception is May 7

Wes Bradley  A reception for Wes Bradley is planned for 4:30-6 p.m., Monday, May 7, in the cafeteria at Old Kentucky Home Middle School.

Title IX Survey

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Parent Technology Survey

Brightbytes Spring SurveyHelp your child's school choose the right classroom technology by answering a brief survey. Click the image above to participate. Survey closes April 30.

Juniors & Seniors: Vote for PROM King & Queen!

Juniors & Seniors, please click the link to vote for your Prom Queen or King.  

Parent Workshops Scheduled

Logos of three participantsWorkshops are scheduled for special-needs families.

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.

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. 

‘Cardinal Follies’ at NCHS

Don't Rain on My Parade“Cardinal Follies” will be presented in the Nelson County High School auditorium this weekend, Nov. 17-19.

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.

VOTE for Prom Theme

Juniors and Seniors please vote for prom theme.  You have two choices: Great Gatsby and Old Hollywood.  Please vote today as this is only open until the end of the day today.  Click here for the link.

High school English teacher needed

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

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.

Financial aid words you need to know

KHEAA logoFuture college students need to understand some common financial aid terms.

Bardstown/Nelson County College Fair

College Fair graphic 1All area juniors and seniors are invited to the Bardstown/Nelson County College Fair on Sept. 14.

Seniors fill out the FAFSA by Oct. 1

FAFSA reminder graphicStudents entering college or technical school in fall 2018 should submit their financial forms as soon as possible after Oct. 1, 2017.

District schools closed for eclipse

Solar Eclipse

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

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.

New immunization requirements

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

NCHS Preview Night

Food, Families, Future

NCHS will be hosting parents and students of incoming 9th graders (current 8th) on Monday February 5, 2018.  

Early dismissal on Friday, April 13

Early Dismissal ArtNelson County Schools will dismiss 2 ½  hours early on Friday, April 13.

Vote for PROM King and Queen

Seniors, 

Please click on the link to nominate one senior boy and one senior girl for Prom King and Queen. 

 

 

 

NCHS Ice Cream Social and Field Day

NCHS Ice Cream Social and Field DayNelson County High School students enjoy the sun during a Senior Picnic and Field Day, Wednesday afternoon, May 23.

Summer Camps at NCATC

Non-traditional KIds Camps FlyerNon-traditional curiosity and innovation camps set for the NC Area Technology Center this summer.

Wes Bradley named superintendent

District logoThe board of education has named Wes Bradley the next superintendent for the Nelson County Schools system.

Four named for interviews

District logoThe board has named four finalists for the Superintendent’s position.

Associate's Degree Meeting Set

ECTC, Nelson County Schools Associate's Degree

Superintendent applications accepted

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

First responders honored

First responders' breakfast NCHS and TNHS honor first responders with a special breakfast.

Superintendent candidate withdraws

District logoTaylora Schlossar has withdrawn her name from consideration for the superintendent’s position.

Stay Connected with Infinite Campus

Infinite Campus invitation Visit or call your child's school to sign-up for this free program.

Superintendent candidates scheduled

Magnifying glassDates have been set for superintendent candidates to visit the district for tours, interviews, and public receptions.

Marly Walls - 5th Region Player of the Year

Marly Walls layup

Administrators selected for KWEL

  Jury and Clark            Tiffanie Clark, director of special education for Nelson County Schools, and Tanya Jury, NCHS principal, are in the first cohort of KWEL.

Dickerson to serve on board

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

NCHS JROTC cadet earns scholarship

  Portrait of Jacob Lanham               Jacob Lanham has been selected for AFJROTC scholarship.

Standing with #MarshallStrong!

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

Principals talk school safety

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Important message for all parents

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

NCHS hosts choral concerts

NCHS Advanced SingersChoirs from Old Kentucky Home Middle School and Nelson County High School performed Dec. 4 in the Nelson County High School auditorium.

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.

Veterans honored at high schools

Veterans Day observanceAir Force Junior ROTC cadets participated in Veterans Day observances at both NCHS and TNHS.

Superintendent search proceeds

KASA searchSuperintendent search will keep the board of education busy.

NCHS ‘Op-Prep’ showcases careers

Sophomores meet industry repsNelson County High students participated in Operation Preparation on Oct. 19.

Visiting chef shares food/recipe tips

Visiting chefChef Mike Jones (center) shares the secrets for making delicious fish tacos with the cafeteria staff at Thomas Nelson High School.

FFA Autumn Fest set for Oct. 14, 21

FFA Fall Fest harvesters

FFA members gather gourds behind Thomas Nelson High School in preparation for Fall Fest.

TNHS hosts regional college fair

Booth at the regional college fair

The Bardstown/Nelson County College Fair was held Sept. 14 at Thomas Nelson High School.

NCHS ‘earnings’ for AP testing success

NCHS ‘earnings’ for AP testing success

Fifty-four NCHS students earned a 3 or above on this spring's Advanced Placement exams.

Hall of Fame seeks nominees

Hall of Fame graphic imageNelson County High School is now taking nominations for its 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame.

Students and their credit scores

KHEAA logoStudents should be familiar with credit scores, according to the KHEAA.

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. 

Students named Jeff Green Scholars

KHEEA logo

Twenty-six area students have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars.

GSP Informational Meeting

Governor's Scholar Program Logo

Dr. Aristofanes Cedeno, GSP Executive Director and Academic Dean, shares his knowledge of the GSP application process while at NCHS. 

First Day of 2017-2018 for NCHS

Algebra on the first day

NCHS freshman Jack Metcalf in his Algebra I class.

Awaiting a bus ride

Waiting for the bus

The morning sun highlights Nelson County students returning to school, Wednesday, Aug. 9.

Brown greets NCHS staff

Brown greets NCHS staff

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

NCHS welcomes 2017-2018 pupils

Nelson County High School Open HouseNelson County High School held its 2017-2018 Open House on Aug. 2.

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.