Sunday, January 13, 2002

Kentucky Education Notes

Cable series showcases Boone County schools

        FLORENCE — The Boone County School District is producing a new cable television show.

        Chalk Talk debuts at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 31 on Insight Communications' Educable Channel 20. Cris Kendall, the district's media services coordinator, is the host.

        According to district spokeswoman Donna Dahmann, viewers will be able to call in their questions about Boone County schools. Superintendent Bryan Blavatt and Director of Safety Joe Humbert are the first guests, and there will be videos from the schools.

High school presents "Anne Frank' play

               ALEXANDRIA — The Campbell County High School Drama Department presents The Diary of Anne Frank at 8 p.m. Jan. 25-26 at the school auditorium, 25 W. Lickert Road.

        Tickets are $6 both nights. Information: (859) 635-4161.

Primary teachers nationally certified

               ERLANGER — Three Lindeman Elementary School primary teachers, Kathleen Behne, Julie Ives and Jennifer Martin, have National Board of Professional Teaching Standards certification.

        Ms. Behne has been a teacher at Lindeman for eight years. Ms. Ives has taught at Lindeman and Howell Elementary for a total of 13 years, and Ms. Martin has been at Lindeman for six years.

Second-grade teacher wins Boone Co. award

               HEBRON — Joyce Levo, a second-grade teacher at Goodridge Elementary School, has been selected the Boone County School District “Break the Mold” winner for February.

        Ms. Levo will receive her award at a Feb. 7 school board meeting at Collins Elementary School in Florence.

King event to feature student performers

               COVINGTON — Two Covington school groups will perform at an event honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

        The Holmes High School band and the Holmes Junior High chorus will play and sing from 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Convene for the Dream celebration at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington. Frank Sloan leads the band, and Rex Sholar directs the chorus.

Goddard School opens for young children

               FLORENCE - A Goddard School for Early Childhood Development has opened at 1501 Calvary Drive.

        The school is for children ages 6 weeks to 7 years. An official grand opening is scheduled for Feb. 9.

        Information: (859) 525-0555.

        Kentucky education notes appear twice weekly. To submit items, e-mail Ray Schaefer at, or fax to (859) 578-5565, or call (859) 578-5555.


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