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A proposal to buy 15 acres of land on Georgetown Road for a new Lexington elementary school will be discussed Monday at a school board planning meeting. Fayette County Public Schools spokeswoman Lisa Deffendall confirmed that the board would be asked
Some parents might have a tougher time getting the Fayette Public Schools to approve out-of-area attendance requests for the coming school year. Fayette schools officials say theyll be more strict when it comes to granting requests for elementary
The principal and the academic dean at Lexington's Cardinal Valley Elementary School have been placed on paid administrative leave as a result of allegations of misconduct, the Fayette Public Schools said Tuesday. School district spokeswoman Lisa
Officials activated the computerized system about 5:30 a.m. to let families know that schools would be opening an hour later than normal on Friday because of icy weather. The system automatically telephoned about 110,000 Fayette County homes in about
If (or when) the Fayette County public schools call off classes because of snow this winter, every parent in the district will quickly get an automated phone call informing them of the cancellation, school district officials say. The new alert system
After receiving a tip, school officials summoned Fayette public schools law enforcement officers, who found the weapon in the student's backpack. The weapon was not loaded, but the student did have a loaded ammunition clip with him, school district
Buy Photo Story Photos Nearly $1.5 million has been spent building and repairing the girls softball field at Lexington's Henry Clay High School over the last decade, but parents say it remains unusable much of the time. "Rain water just does not
A falling prop hasn't stopped the beat at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School. The day after the prop injured several students in the opening-night performance of Hairspray, Fayette County Public Schools officials announced that the show will go on.
When the students returned to the building, the second lunch period had begun. Deffendall said there were students trying to finish their lunches and other students lined up to get theirs. "So it was very crowded...And there were some fist fights,"
Outside, parents and kids were gathering in front of the school's main entrance. Dunn, 29, bustled around the front office, greeting people with a beaming smile, checking to make sure all was ready. Just before opening the doors at 7:55 a.m., Dunn