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Making A Difference: Local Media Members Hit The Court For Charity  LEX18 Lexington KY News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A ragtag team of Central Kentucky journalists are banding together again to play basketball and benefit a charity.

Bryan Station faculty release dance video for beginning of school  WKYT

Bryan Station High School faculty members busted out their dance moves as they welcomed students back to class Wednesday.

UK football great coming back home to commonwealth to be a head coach  Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky football great Craig Yeast, the Cats' all-time receiving leader, will return to the commonwealth as the head coach of Kentucky Wesleyan.

‘An inspiration:’ Dunbar grad named UK’s first Rhodes Scholar since 1955.  Lexington Herald-Leader

A Dunbar High School graduate who attends the University of Kentucky has been named a Rhodes Scholar, one of the most prestigious scholarships in the ...

School district: Some seniors not allowed to walk at graduation came in & tried to cause a scene  Lexington Herald-Leader

Fifteen students who were turned away from the Bryan Station High School graduation ceremony Friday because they were late or had not followed the dress ...

Outraged mom: Some seniors turned away from this Lexington high school's graduation  Lexington Herald Leader

Some Bryan Station High School students and parents were upset because they said graduates who showed up late were not allowed to walk in the graduation ...

Fayette County Science Fair held at Bryan Station High School  WKYT

More than 700 students came out Saturday for Fayette County's science fair.

Bryan Station, Transylvania Announce Partnership To Provide IT Scholarships  LEX18 Lexington KY News

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A month after being shut out, Lexington students hold their own graduation ceremony  Lexington Herald-Leader

Almost a month from the day Jaetayvus Clay was barred from his own graduation ceremony, he and eight other students celebrated in a different way with a ...

Student film gets selected for All-American High School Film Festival - ABC 36 News  WTVQ

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A group of Lexington students are being nationally recognized for a short film they made in class. This last school year was the very ...

It's his first big job but new Lexington hoops coach is already adored  Lexington Herald-Leader

Bryan Station announced Nimbo Hammons as its new boys basketball coach on Monday, May 21, 2018.

This Lexington school will cost $77.2 million, take a year to imagine.  Lexington Herald-Leader

The renovation of Lexington's Tates Creek High School will cost an estimated $77.2 million, Fayette school district officials said Monday.

Lexington boys' basketball coach resigns to explore other career options  Lexington Herald Leader

Bryan Station boys' basketball coach Tommy Johnson resigned from that position in April 2018.

'Boss' delivered when Lexington was in search of a basketball star  Lexington Herald Leader

Bryan Station senior Eric "Boss" Boone signed with Tallahassee Community College in Florida on Thursday, April 19, 2018.

This school sports policy provokes emotional pleas from families. It won't be changed.  Lexington Herald-Leader

Fayette County school board members have decided to keep an athletic policy that has caused parents and students to plead for change and in one case, even ...

Here’s how to watch the biggest high school basketball game of the week  Lexington Herald Leader

PrepSpin will stream the boys basketball game between Scott County High School and Bryan Station High School on Monday, January 22, 2018.

Bryan Station lost hundreds of students to new school. Henry Clay still over capacity.  Lexington Herald Leader

Bryan Station High School, already Lexington's smallest public high school, lost 385 students after the city's new $82 million high school opened on Winchester ...

Former high school classmates honor new Lexington police chief  WKYT

'We're just so very proud of him,' one of Chief Weathers' classmates said.

KEA, others, urge caution before requiring students pass test to graduate from high school  Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky high school students could be required to pass tests to demonstrate basic competency on 10th grade reading and mathematics before they can ...

"The Academies of Lexington" premiere at two high schools  WKYT

When students head back to class at two Lexington high schools, they'll be learning in a new way.

Central Kentucky’s last unbeaten team takes care of business after long layoff  Lexington Herald Leader

Bryan Station played University Heights in the Traditional Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic on Wednesday, December 27, 2017.

Stabbing at Bryan Station High School  WKYT

Fayette County School law enforcement is investigating a reported stabbed Thursday morning. Fire crews say a student was taken to the hospital with a knife ...

Kentucky schools face ‘a daunting moment of truth.’ Here’s what new test scores show.  Lexington Herald-Leader

In most areas, Kentucky schools have not made much progress at all in the last five years, Kentucky Interim Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis said in ...

A student had a loaded gun at school. That was just the start of Henry Clay’s problems  Lexington Herald Leader

A Henry Clay High School student was charged after he took a loaded gun to the campus Thursday, according to the principal. The incident set off a cascade of ...

'Black Lives Matter' club at Bryan Station High School responds to backlash  WKYT

One of the founders of the group Nadria Lavizzio told WKYT the 'Black Lives Matter' club at Bryan Station High School has been around for six months.

He killed twice in eight weeks, Lexington police say. 19-year-old charged in 2nd homicide  Lexington Herald-Leader

Already in jail on a murder charge, a 19-year-old has been charged with a second gun homicide, Lexington police said Friday.

NBA player's foundation pays for Lexington children to see "Black Panther"  WKYT

On Tuesday evening, the Shelvin Mack Foundation paid for 70 children to see the movie.

$103 million in scholarships. 309 colleges. Impressive stats for Fayette's 2018 grads.  Lexington Herald-Leader

Fayette County Public Schools' Class of 2018 are attending 309 colleges and universities, including 10 rated by U.S. News and World Report as the nation's ...

Principal: Student found with marijuana, cash, unloaded gun  WKYT

The principal at Bryan Station High School sent letters home to parents informing them of the incident.

What’s your major? Some Lexington students will soon declare in high school  Lexington Herald Leader

Next fall, students at Bryan Station High and Fayette County's new high school will major in subjects just as they would in college as career academies open.

By the numbers: How Fayette County schools are performing  WKYT

32 Fayette County schools were identified for “Targeted Support and Intervention” or “Comprehensive Support and Intervention.” Both categories are new this ...

Family, friends remember 23-year-old allegedly shot by his dad on Father's Day in Lexington  Lexington Herald-Leader

A Lexington man has been charged with murdering his 23-year-old son after an argument on Father's Day in a driveway in a Lexington neighborhood off ...

Big moments, bigger celebrations: Our top 50 high school sports photos from 2017  Lexington Herald Leader

The Lexington Herald-Leader's top high school sports photos from 2017.

‘Enough is enough.’ Students in Lexington join walkout to take stand on gun violence  Lexington Herald Leader

Students in Lexington and other local districts protested in Wednesday's national school walkout. The 17-minute demonstrations for better gun control and safer ...

Videos & Photos: Six Lexington high school graduates get diplomas, celebrate  Lexington Herald-Leader

Photos and videos from Lexington's high school graduations in Rupp Arena, which kicked off Thursday night with Lafayette and Paul Laurence Dunbar high ...

Superintendent: Fixed metal detectors to expand to other Fayette middle, high schools  Lexington Herald Leader

Fixed metal detectors will expand into more Fayette middle and high schools, Superintendent Manny Caulk said in a letter to families late Sunday night.

This school eliminated extra credit. Now it wants to take ‘D’s’ out of the grading scale  Lexington Herald Leader

Last fall, Lexington's Bryan Station High School principal James McMillin got permission to do away with extra credit in determining course grades. He wanted ...

42nd District soccer: SC seeded third in both tourneys  News- Graphic

On paper, at least, it will take a pair of upsets for Scott County to repeat last year's feat of qualifying for both 11th Region soccer tournaments.

Why councilman Kevin Stinnett wants Lexington’s top job and what he's promising  Lexington Herald-Leader

Kevin Stinnett, who has been a member of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council since 2004, wants to be mayor of Lexington. Here's where he stands on ...

WKYT Exclusive | New Bryan Station principal eager to tackle challenges  WKYT

Interim Principal James McMillin and his staff are focusing on three areas this year: academics, behavior and culture. The culture, McMillin said, didn't start at ...

Defensive guru lands first head coaching gig after nearly two decades of work  Lexington Herald Leader

Jon Smith was named as the head football coach at Tates Creek High School on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

High school football coach gets a job promotion but has to resign  Lexington Herald Leader

Tates Creek football head coach Antoine Sims resigned from that position to take a job at Bryan Station High School in December 2017.

Lexington schools are not hiring enough black teachers, advocates say  Lexington Herald Leader

Overall, in the 2016-17 school year, 22 percent of the students in Fayette County Public Schools were black. But only seven percent of the district's teachers ...

Bryan Station High School graduate wins prestigious Rhodes Scholarship  Lexington Herald Leader

A Bryan Station High School graduate has been chosen as one of 32 Rhodes Scholars from throughout the United States. Logan C. Jackson, a senior at ...

'It brings school to life.' A plane, a bus, a mock crash. Students knew just what to do.  Lexington Herald Leader

Screams of agony filled Lexington's Frederick Douglass High School parking lot on Thursday as students carried out a mock scenario in which a Cessna ...

Lexington has transformed three high schools. That’s getting national attention.  Lexington Herald Leader

Now that three high schools have been transformed into career academies, Lexington has been named a Ford Next Generation Learning community. That will ...

A guide to Kentucky’s top boys’ basketball teams as the playoffs begin  Lexington Herald Leader

The 101st Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys' Sweet Sixteen basketball tournament won't tip off until March 14, but the postseason gets underway with ...

WKYT Investigates | Records show increase in fights at Bryan Station  WKYT

There were 22 assaults at Bryan Station High School reported this school year. That's more than the total amount of assaults at all other Lexington high schools.

Polls are open for Baseball Player of the Week  Lexington Herald Leader

Voting for the Lexington Herald-Leader/ baseball player of the week.

Principal is named for district’s next high school  Lexington Herald Leader

Lester Diaz, principal at Bryan Station Middle School, will be the principal of the new Fayette County public high school off Winchester Road in Lexington that ...

How this Lexington school is taking learning a language to a whole new level  Kentucky Kernel

Students who come into college usually don't have a lot of experience with a foreign language. High school students are required to take two years and nothing ...

Rotary Club honors high school seniors and Bryan Station teacher  Lexington Herald Leader

Carlos Verdecchia of Bryan Station High School has received the 2017 Jack T. Bryden Great Teacher Award from the Rotary Club of Lexington. Verdecchia is ...

Fayette County high school graduations are set  WKYT

All high school graduations in Fayette County will be held at Rupp Arena on either May 24 or May 25.

Teens, 15 and 19, among 3 dead in 3 overnight Lexington shootings  Lexington Herald Leader

The names of Lexington's three latest murder victims — all males killed by guns in six hours — were released Wednesday night as classmates and families ...

Lexington church cancels services to give back to those in need  WKYT

This weekend Crossroads Church decided to cancel services for their 12th annual Go Local event. Over 12000 volunteers completed projects through out ...

No more D’s at one Fayette high school, a new magnet for another  Lexington Herald Leader

D's are gone from the grading scale at Bryan Station High School, and the new Frederick Douglass High School can move ahead with plans for a biomedical ...

Class 6A football playoffs: Cooper keeps Bryan Station in check  Lexington Herald Leader

Bryan Station's football season came to an end at home as the Defenders fell 35-7 to Cooper in the first round of the Class 6A Russell Athletic/KHSAA ...

UK Helping Belfry High School Research Team Get to India  UKNow

LEXINGTON, Ky., (Feb. 26, 2018) — When the University of Kentucky sent water testing equipment to nine schools around the state and 10 schools in India, ...

Frederick Douglass set to open as Lexington's newest high school  WKYT

The construction equipment is being put away and school supplies is going in at Lexington's newest high school.

More than 25 Lexington businesses show support to public school teachers  Kentucky Kernel

More than 25 Lexington businesses offered products and deals on Friday to public school teachers to show support after the Kentucky legislature passed Senate ...

Lexington science fair draws hundreds of students  WKYT

Hundreds of Fayette County students presented their science fair projects to judges, Saturday at Bryan Station High School.

These schools are leading state push to get more students in computer sciences  Lexington Herald Leader

This year, Fayette County schools will be on the leading edge of a statewide push to offer more options to students in computer science, with an eye on ...

Crews battle fire at Bryan Station High school concession stand  WKYT

Firefighters were able to quickly put out a fire at the Bryan Station High School softball concession stand and press box Monday afternoon.

Lexington Catholic taps mind behind state-title defenses to lead football program  Lexington Herald Leader

Lexington Catholic announced the hiring of its fourth football coach in school history on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

Change coming to Fayette school board. Who’s running, who’s not seeking re-election.  Lexington Herald Leader

After seven years on the Fayette school board, Doug Barnett said he won't seek re-election. Psychologist Shambra Mulder is the first to announce she'll seek his ...

Funeral arrangements made for former Bryan Station athlete  WKYT

25-year-old Cameron Hart died from injuries suffered in a collision on Interstate 64 last week.

Bryan Station students win Congressional Art Competition  Lexington Herald Leader

Lexington native selected to participate in intensive study program at Duke.

Fayette County sets last day of school year, graduation schedule  Lexington Herald Leader

Friday, May 19, will be the last day of classes in Fayette County Public Schools. High school graduations will be held in Rupp Arena on May 24 and May 25.

Tates Creek student qualifies for National Spelling Bee; Bryan Station drama students score well  Lexington Herald Leader

Joey Ilagan, an eighth-grader at Tates Creek Middle School, won the annual University of Kentucky Spelling Bee on the final word, toxicosis. As a regional ...

No more A for effort, extra credit or zeros at two Fayette schools  Lexington Herald Leader

Two Lexington high schools — Bryan Station and Paul Laurence Dunbar — are ditching traditional grading policies in search of fair and meaningful grades.

Bryan Station senior receives diploma, strips down to tutu and wand  Lexington Herald Leader

Chance Kinkade's graduation video is like a Rorschach test for your sense of humor. The Bryan Station senior graciously accepts his diploma, then rips off his ...

Lexington track-and-field athletes sweep Gatorade Player of the Year honors  Lexington Herald Leader

Bryan Station's Isaiah McCall and Lexington Catholic's Michaela Reinhart won Kentucky's Gatorade Player of the Year award in track and field for their ...

Community Trust Bank names Woodford Plaza branch manager – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

VERSAILLES, Ky. — Stephanie Perry has joined the Community Trust Bank family as the Woodford Plaza branch manager in Versailles, Ky., Billie J. Dollins, ...

Caulk’s ‘partnership zone’ plan aims to raise achievement at Bryan Station, feeder schools  Lexington Herald Leader

In May, before Terry Holliday retired as Kentucky's education commissioner, he put Fayette County Public Schools on notice to raise academic achievement and ...

The small-school state tournament is this week. Here’s everything you need to know.  Lexington Herald Leader

The All “A” Classic state basketball tournament begins at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky, on Wednesday, January 24, 2018.

Kentucky schools investigate gay basketball player's outing, harassment claims  WKYT

Officials for two Kentucky school systems say they're looking into a gay eastern Kentucky high school basketball player's claims he was outed and harassed by ...

He retired two years ago. Now he’s in charge. Meet Lexington’s new police chief.  Lexington Herald Leader

A former Lexington assistant police chief and current head of law enforcement for Fayette County Public Schools has been named the new chief of the Lexington ...

Fayette County school leaders respond to state test results  WKYT

The state-wide school report card is out, and FCPS leaders say it affirms what they already knew.

How to grade a student’s work? Lexington schools try new approaches  Lexington Herald Leader

Starting next fall, homework and class participation will no longer be counted in a final grade at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School — and extra credit will no ...

Why former Lexington Mayor Teresa Isaac wants the job back and what she's promising  Lexington Herald Leader

Teresa Isaac left the mayor's office in 2007. Now she wants the people of Lexington to hire her back. If successful, she would be the first former mayor of ...

Murakami Scholars program implemented at Taylor County High School and EKU  Lexington Herald Leader

Two students from Taylor County High School will be named Murakami Scholars, thanks to an agreement between Eastern Kentucky University, Murakami ...

Middle school football: GMS. RSMS remain alive in eighth-grade playoffs  News- Graphic

The eighth-grade football teams from Royal Spring Middle School and Georgetown Middle School have earned trips to the quarterfinals of the state tournament ...

His essay won national praise in 2016. Sunday, he was shot and killed in Lexington.  Lexington Herald Leader

In 2016, Carl Garner Jr. was featured on a national comedy podcast for an essay he wrote about whether a hotdog was a sandwich. On Sunday, Garner became ...

Tequan Claitt finishes fifth at NCAA Championships, earns first team All-America Honors  WKYT

Eastern Kentucky University junior Tequan Claitt earned first team All-America honors by finishing fifth in the men's high jump at the NCAA Indoor Track and ...

Kentucky football coach gets in-school promotion, is forced to quit coaching job  USA TODAY High School Sports

Here's an odd catch-22: what does a high school football coach do when he receives a promotion … that would force him to leave his job leading the program?

Best of Fayette County High School Students' Art Showcased  UKNow

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 8, 2017) — A variety of works of art from young local artists are on display at the 2017 Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS) High School ...

Central, Southern ready to march | News  Richmond Register

The Madison Central and Madison Southern marching bands are set to take the field Saturday. Yet, instead of entertaining halftime crowds, both schools are ...

Opening the Door: UK gives minority high school students inside look at health care education -

By Ann Blackford Special to KyForward. Most high school students are exposed to history, biology and algebra classes, but a fortunate group of students from ...

Graduation 2017: Every name of Central Kentucky’s high school graduates  Lexington Herald Leader

A list of Central Kentucky high school graduates from Bourbon County High School etc.

A year ago he barely competed in pole vault. Now he could win a state title.  Lexington Herald Leader

Bryan Station senior Jordan Hampton is tied for the Class 3A high mark in the boys' pole vault, a track and field event in which he barely competed before this ...

Fayette County schools get high marks for students' Advance Placement success  Lexington Herald Leader

The Fayette County Public Schools and nine other Kentucky school districts have made a national "Honor Roll" for their success in getting more students to take ...

Coach helps championship winning Lexington team stay focused  WKYT

One group of Lexington teenagers doesn't have time to get in trouble on the streets. They are super focused, determined, and now, national champs!

Test scores are in for Kentucky public schools  WKYT

The results are in for each school and school district's scores from Kentucky's annual Unbridled Learning assessment.

'Shameful.' Superintendents criticize one of their own for opposing new high school.  Lexington Herald-Leader

At least three current or former Kentucky superintendents on social media have criticized former Woodford County Public Schools superintendent Paul Stahler ...

MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Caudill finishes off perfect season with state championship  Richmond Register

The Spartans completed a perfect season with another dominating performance on Sunday in Lexington.

Get to Know: Larry Cory — Passport Radio DJ, sports official, singer - The State Journal

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. When it comes to being in the spotlight, Larry Cory has never shied away. Cory, a Lexington native, can be ...

45 juniors selected for Leadership Lexington Youth Program  Lexington Herald Leader

The Leadership Lexington Youth Program has selected 45 students from Fayette County for the eight-month program that encourages high school juniors to ...

Fayette County high school graduation dates released  WKYT

Fayette County Public Schools has set dates for 2016 high school graduations.

Fayette County test scores drop; district rated ‘needs improvement’  Lexington Herald Leader

Statewide test results for 2015-16 show that the Fayette County school district's overall classification dropped from “proficient” in 2014-15 back to “needs ...

Learn more about the eight candidates for Fayette school board seat  Lexington Herald Leader

Eight people have applied for the District 4 seat on the Fayette County Public Schools board that was vacated when Amanda Ferguson resigned.

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