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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Nelson County High School exterior Lady Cards huddle during Sweet 16 basketball contest. Graduates celebrate their accomplishment during graduation exercise.
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Nelson County High School News

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District schools closed for eclipse

Solar Eclipse

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

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.

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 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 members bring critical skills

Board members sworn in

Attorney Terry Geoghegan, right, administers the oath of office for Nelson County Board of Education members elected last fall.

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.