Youth Events

St. Nicholas fundraiser

St. Nicholas Academy will hold their 6th annual Panther Prowl fundraiser May 3. This event involves students, teachers and members of the community collecting pledges, walking a route from New Cut Road to Southern Parkway, then back to the school. The proceeds from the walk benefit St. Nicholas Academy at 5501 New Cut Road.

Art showcase

St. Xavier High School’s fine art department will host its 6th annual art show and present a spring choral concert April 26. Both events will be held at the school, 1926 Poplar Level Road, and are free and open to the public. The art show will begin at 5 p.m. in the gymnasium, and the concert will begin at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.

Toys for Kosair

Trinity High School students and faculty collected 538 toys worth approximately $2,500 for Jarrett’s Joy Cart at Kosair Children’s Hospital. Jarrett’s Joy Cart is a cart full of toys that is rolled through Kosair Children’s Hospital. Trinity teacher John Kahl oversaw the toy drive and made the delivery to the hospital.

KUNA honors

  • The Holy Cross High School Y-club earned several awards at the Kentucky United Nations Assembly held March 25-27. The Holy Cross delegation received the best native attire award, delegation of excellence award and the Giant Leap award. In addition, Emily Thompson received an outstanding delegate award.

    Emily Kapple and Emily Thomson, freshman at Holy Cross High School, stood in front of the display for Croatia at the March KUNA conference. Holy Cross also presented the World Service Organization with a check for $205 and turned in 255 Shoes to the Edge Out Reach Program.

  • St. Xavier High School’s Y-club was recognized with a delegation of excellence award and received an award for best proposal packet. Robert Lewis earned an outstanding speaker award and Matthew Kinderman received an outstanding ambassador award. Additionally, Conner Smith was voted by his peers as the top Security Council member.

Art competition

Ten St. Xavier High School student artists have earned 13 regional awards from the Kentucky All-State Art Educators’ Association Competition. Sam Rittenberry (sculpture), Ian Timothy (video/film) and Zachary Wimmer (ceramics) won first place awards and their works will move on to the state level for judging. Second place awards were issued to Chase Grable (digital art), Colin Kissel (mixed media), Justin Mazzoni (mixed media), Chris Naber (ceramics), Zack Ohlendorf (ceramics), Ian Timothy (video/film) and Zachary Wimmer (ceramics). Third place was awarded to Evan Smith (ceramics) and honorable mention was given to Nick Thompson (mixed media) and Evan Smith (ceramics).

Computer programming

St. Xavier High School seniors Robert Lewis, Andrew Koroluk and Gabe Sutkamp won first place at Western Kentucky University’s Computer Programming Competition, beating 12 other teams. They each earned a $500 scholarship to be applied towards tuition should they choose to enroll at Western. St. X was the only team to successfully solve the five problems presented by the WKU computer science faculty.
Preschool

Open registration for the Sacred Heart Preschool Summer Enrichment Session is underway. The creative curriculum includes science, math, language arts, creative movement, art and music.
The Summer Enrichment Session is open to children ages 1-6. Session one is four weeks; session two is five weeks. Children may attend one or both sessions.
For more information, please call 896-3941 or visit http://www.sacredheartschools.org/preschool/.

Player of the Year

Trinity High School senior Nathan Dieudonne was named the Kentucky Player of the Year by the Associated Press. Trinity basketball head coach Mike Szabo was named the statewide Coach of the Year also by the A.P.

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