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New principals announced at three Boone County schools

Boone County High School, Stephens Elementary School, and Florence Elementary School all have new principals at the helm, according to a recent Boone County Schools newsletter.

Notre Dame Academy students to participate in 2022 Kentucky Governor’s programs 

Notre Dame Academy (NDA) announced last week that it had 23 juniors and seniors participating in the 2022 Kentucky Governor’s Programs. Seven students were...

Op-Ed: Charter schools not the answer for Newport; Repairing system is

The following op-ed is written by Newport Board of Education member Aaron Sutherland, who is also an attorney. I was elected to Newport Independent School...

What is the state of higher education in Northern Kentucky?

When Dr. James Votruba arrived as president of Northern Kentucky University in 1997, his 'Vision, Values, and Voices' campaign sought to raise the Highland...

As college becomes more one-size-fits all, trades bring opportunity for many

Ryan Hernandez always loved working with his hands. When he was a teenager, he helped his father fix cars in their garage. While Hernandez was...

‘Peeling back the onion’ on the importance of early childhood education

A lot goes into ensuring your children receive the best education possible, especially when you're a single parent at 21 with a 3-year-old and...

‘It takes a village’: How schools are removing barriers so kids can learn

David Childs experienced homelessness as a young adult. He remembers always being hungry.  “Many times my brothers and sisters and I went to school hungry,”...

Former Boone Co. teacher to lead statewide commission

A former Boone County High School teacher has been named to a statewide commission for financial education.

Amazon partnership provides tuition for employees

Written by Emily Sisk, news editor at The Northerner NKU recently announced a new partnership with Amazon to provide employees with free or reduced tuition.  Employees...

A return to normal: Boone County Schools dropping COVID-19 restrictions this year

Boone County Schools will keep masks optional for students this year, according to Public Information Officer Barbara Brady.  During a COVID-19 committee meeting on Monday,...

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