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Parents: a man in a gray polo smiling at the cameraSuperintendent Names Chief of High Schools
Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Manny Caulk announced that James McMillin, principal at Bryan Station High School, will join his cabinet as chief of high schools. As chief of high schools, McMillin will oversee the district’s six comprehensive high schools, three technical centers, 10 special programs, athletics, and other high school-related programming. McMillin, who has 15 years of experience in education, started his career as a biology teacher at Henry Clay High School. He served as an associate principal at Woodford County Middle School and Tates Creek Middle School before accepting the principal’s job at Bryan Station High School.

State Champions
Tates Creek High School boys baseball won the 2019 KHSAA State Championship.

Parents Fayette County Public Schools: group of adults and kids holding up big checksFoundation donates $100,000 to FCPS
The PNC Foundation is awarding a $100,000 grant to Fayette County Public Schools, and a $50,000 grant to the Lexington Public Library to support preschool learners with community-based educational experiences for families with young children or professional learning and skill development for current or future early childhood educators.

Gatorade Track & Field Athlete of the Year
Recent Henry Clay High School graduate, Langston Jackson, was just named the 2018-2019 Gatorade Kentucky Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year. This award recognizes student athletes with high academic achievement. Jackson plans to run track for the University of Kentucky.

 

 

EVENTS

Jul 7        Littler Mermaid Pool Party, 11 am, Kentucky Castle

Jul 7        Prenatal Yoga, 2 pm, Baby Moon (Richmond Rd.)

Jul 9        Family Night and Stick Horse Race, 5:30 pm, Kentucky Horse Park

Jul 9        Youth Sailing Lessons, 6 pm, Jacobson Park

Jul 13      Touch-A-Truck, 11 am, City Barbeque (Richmond Rd.)

Jul 13      Moonlight Movie: Up, 6 pm, The Summit at Fritz Farm

Jul 20      Toddler Book Club, 10:15 am, Carnegie Center for the Literacy & Learning

Jul 20      Drive-in Move: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, 8 pm, Shillito Pool

Jul 27       LEGO Fan Expo, 10 am, Convention Center

Jul 27       Back to School Bash with Carnegie Center, 3 pm, Gratz Park

Jul 30       School registration period opens for Fayette County Public Schools (thru Aug 14)

Jul 31       Back to School Safety Festival, 10 am, Skyzone Lexington

Aug 8       Brenda Cowan Elementary Kindergarten Readiness Camp, 8 am, Crossroads Andover

Aug 14      First day of School for Fayette County Public Schools

Events may require tickets or registration. Times, dates, and locations subject to change

 

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This article also appears on page 11 of the July 2019 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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