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Nelson County High School News

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JROTC 5K move, walk, run March 17

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

Marly Walls - 5th Region Player of the Year

Marly Walls layup

Principals talk school safety

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Make-up days nearing

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

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.

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.

NCHS Preview Night

Food, Families, Future

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

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.

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.

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.

Students and their credit scores

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

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jury selected to lead NCHS

Tanya Jury“I’m very excited and humbled to be named principal of Nelson County High School."

Artists honored for visual arts calendar

Art Calendar ArtistsArtists for the districtwide visual arts calendar are honored.

Two NCHS students going to GSP

NCHS GSP attendeesJoseph Miles Newton and Caitlin Fox will represent NCHS at GSP this summer.

April's ‘Expect the Best’ winners

April ETB winners
April's "Expect the Best" achievement award winners pose for a photo.

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.

NCHS to face Murray in Sweet 16

Lady Cardinals -- the regional champions

The Nelson County High School Lady Cardinals basketball team defeated the Elizabethtown High School Panthers on March 4, 69-56.