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Support the NCHS bowling team

Crafts marketplaceThe first Christmas Crafts & More Marketplace to support the NCHS bowling team is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 15 from 12 – 4 p.m. at the Nelson County Area Technology Center. 

Infinite Campus Apps for your phone

IC phone appsInfinite Campus now has new phone apps for parents and students to use to keep up-to-date.

Students use Google Meet for STEM

Video chatOKH students discuss biomedical engineering with Dr. Craig Lockhart, Chief of Medical Oncology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

IRON HORSE 5K is Saturday

Iron Horse 5K logoIron Horse Festival 5K Run and Walk is this Saturday, Sept. 8 in New Haven.

PRIDE Bowl and PRIDE Games 2018

PRIDE Bowl and PRIDE Games 2018The 2018 Nelson County PRIDE Bowl and PRIDE Games were held Aug. 24 at NCHS.

Annual NCHS Labor Day 5K/10K set

Labor Day 5K/10KNCHS will present the annual Labor Day 5K/10K at 8 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 3. Follow Read More link for complete information.

Bus to become tiny house at ATC

Bus for tiny houseStudents in Advanced Automotives will soon remove the seats from this school bus destined to become a tiny house.

Boston future LEADers!

Future LEADersFuture LEADers at Boston School have some fun.

Powerful Learning at OKHMS

OKHMS #NCPRIDETwo OKHMS learners ready for the new school year.

#NCPRIDE

#NCPRIDEFOLLOW our FACEBOOK page as we celebrate #NCPRIDE in each and every one of our schools.

Student Leadership at NCHS

Student LeadersStudent Leadership -- YES.

Run for the Kids 5K Saturday, Aug. 18

Run for the Kids 5K logoThe WHAS Crusade for Children 5K is set to be run on Saturday, Aug. 18. Registration deadline is Aug. 3.

Register your children with Infinite Campus

Infinite Campus Portal Info

Online Registration for the 2018-2019

School Year is now available through

your Infinite Campus Parent Portal

account.

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.

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.

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.

Early dismissal on Friday, April 13

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

Summer Camps at NCATC

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

Superintendent candidate withdraws

District logoTaylora Schlossar has withdrawn her name from consideration for the superintendent’s position.

Superintendent candidates scheduled

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

Four named for interviews

District logoThe board has named four finalists 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.

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.

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.

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.

8th Graders visit High Schools

8th Graders visit high schools.OKH 8th graders visited county high schools on November 29th.

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. 

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 pixabay.com)

Brown greets OKHMS staff

Brown greets OKHMS staff

Interim Superintendent Tom Brown talks to OKHMS 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.

‘Wildcat Launch’ preps kids for OKHMS

Wildcat Launch participantsOld Kentucky Home Middle School’s “Wildcat Launch” introduced sixth-graders to middle school life.

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.

Robin Handloser to lead OKHMS

Robin Handloser Robin Handloser has been selected as the next principal at Old Kentucky Home Middle School.

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.

Artists honored for visual arts calendar

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

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).

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.

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.

OKHMS eighth-grader wins local Spelling Bee

County Spelling Bee winner

Lydia Newton, an Old Kentucky Home Middle School eighth-grader, earned first place in the annual Nelson County Farm Bureau Spelling Bee Feb. 2 at the Nelson County Civic Center. Jagger Stone, a Cox’s Creek Elementary School fifth-grader, earned third place in the annual bee.

Box Tops for Education 8th Period contest

The 8th period at the end of the school year, that brings in the most box tops/labels for education will receive a pizza party. Students, starts bringing them in. Don't forget to check the expiration dates.

There are bonus and offers on the Box Top website visit the following website for more information:

http://www.boxtops4education.com/savings-and-promotions/bonus-offers

Coupons for Box Tops for Education products

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.