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Student surprised with $2,500 Superintendent’s Scholarship

Student from Frederick Douglass in Lexington.

Senior send-off held at Kentucky Horse Park for Fayette County grads

The send-off is part of a series of events for the graduating seniors who’ve had to sacrifice so much due to the pandemic.

Ky. families adjust to NTI classes at home for remaining school year

Monday, it was confirmed, the remaining school year for 2020 would be completed using non-traditional instruction, NTI, at home for Kentucky students.

Another whooping cough case reported at a Lexington high school

The health department says there is a confirmed case of whooping cough at Frederick Douglass High School.

Safety changes announced at Frederick Douglass a week after shooting scare

Hours before kickoff, parents of students at Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington received an email detailing safety changes at athletic events.

Knife found in backpack at Frederick Douglass High School

Principal Lester Diaz sent a letter to parents, saying the knife was discovered during the bag check process at the school.

Employee fired after student gets by metal detectors with gun

Fayette County Public Schools says they have fired the contract security ambassador that let a student in Frederick Douglass High School with a loaded gun Wednesday afternoon.

Council member donates wound kits to support safety at Frederick Douglass

Council member Angela Evans has donated 32 wound control kits, equipment that helps control bleeding in an emergency, to Frederick Douglass High School.

Local high school holds football jamboree fundraiser

The event was held to raise money for the school’s athletic department.

Community supports high school football player, lost family in duck boat tragedy

The community is rallying around a Frederick Douglass High School football player, who lost several relatives, including his grandparents.

Metal detectors installed, in use at Lexington high school

Fayette County Schools are working on ways to make their classrooms safer. This week, some of their plans are going into action.

Parents concerned after gun accidentally fires at Lexington high school

Parents are concerned about safety after police say a student accidentally fired a gun in class at Frederick Douglass High School.

FCPS: Fixed metal detectors coming soon to high school

Fayette County School Superintendent Manny Caulk says the stationary metal detectors will be placed at Frederick Douglass High School soon.

BREAKING: Student shoots himself at Frederick Douglass High School

Fayette County Public Schools says a student suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Frederick Douglass High School Friday morning.

Lexington students learn about fire, emergencies and city government

The Youth Citizens Academy held its inaugural event on Monday and Tuesday at Frederick Douglass High School.

UPDATE: Students choose nickname for new high school in Lexington

A student vote decided the nickname for Lexington's new public high school on the first day of classes.

New signal installed on Winchester Road in Fayette Co.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials say that a new signal has been installed on Winchester Road/US 60 in front of the new Frederick Douglass High School.

One lane closed on Winchester Rd. as crews repair gas leak

One lane remains closed on Winchester Road as Columbia Gas crews work to repair a gas leak.

UPDATE: Mascot to Change for New Lexington School After Protests

Fayette County Public Schools is changing the mascot for its new high school because of protests. Superintendent Manny Caulk says students will instead choose a horse-related mascot for the new Frederick Douglass High School.

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Mercer County delays in-person classes, online begins Sept. 3

Superintendent Dennis Davis had to cast the tie-breaking vote after the four-member board was split 2-2, according to The Harrodsburg Herald.

Madison County pushes back start of school; will begin virtually

The Madison County Board of Education reluctantly on Thursday night voted to push the start of school to September 2, and begin the school year with online learning only.  

Lexington woman questions her positive coronavirus test

A Lexington woman says she believes her rapid coronavirus test was a false positive.

Application deadline set for FCPS Virtual Learning Academy

FCPS students who want to commit to a full semester of online learning only, must apply by noon, Tuesday, August 18.