E.g., Tuesday, October 22, 2019
E.g., Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Parents can recieve a stipend for completing monthly assignments 

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications

Each year, many of our schools host fall festivals for school families and those in the community. fall festival logo

There have only been three public middle schools ever to receive this award in Kentucky 

Cosby has been the principal of Chancey Elementary School since 2006 ​

Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio has named Ronda Cosby as the principal of the new Females of Color STEAM Academy. Cosby has been the principal of Chancey Elementary School since 2006 and is beginning her 27th year with JCPS. 

Vast majority of the budget directly supports JCPS students and schools 

Event set for Oct. 1 at Gheens Academy

September 24, 2019—Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) families and community members are encouraged to attend a Community Forum and Information Fair hosted by the Jefferson County Board of Education on Oct. 1, from 6-8 p.m., at Gheens Academy (4425 Preston Highway) on the campus of Louisville Male High School. During the event, families will be able to:

Academies include engineering/ computer science, communications and community/service           

Fern Creek High School has officially launched as an Academies of Louisville school today, becoming the 15th high school within Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) to join the initiative.

JCPS officials, business partners and Fern Creek students and staff gathered at the school on Sept. 12 to celebrate the announcement. 

Students will compete for scholarships worth more than $31 million 

More than 35 students from the Jefferson County Public School (JCPS) District are among the approximately 16,000 across the country named 2020 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. 

Students, staff raise awareness about kindness with “Words Matter” t-shirts 

Words matter. That was the message in classrooms, throughout hallways and printed on t-shirts Sept. 6 at Newburg Midde School. To help spread a message about kindness and people taking a kinder, most positive approach to their everyday lives, Newburg made a unified statement that “Words Matter,” with every student and staff member at the school wearing a bright yellow t-shirt featuring that message.

Torri Martin teaches math at the J. Graham Brown School

A Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) teacher has been selected as a state finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Torri Martin, an eighth-grade teacher at the J. Graham Brown School, was recently named a finalist in the mathematics award category by the Kentucky state selection committee.