familyScience Fair
Kentucky American Water held their 2020 Science Fair at Frederick Douglass High School and more than 500 Fayette County public, private schools, and homeschool students grades 4-12 participated. The fair hosted 493 projects, judged by 228 professionals.

HS video goes viral
A Frederick Douglass HS student shared a video of a karaoke session happening in the cafeteria on TikTok and it has gone viral. Her caption? “Too powerful. The High School Musical vibes are immaculate.”

New football coach
Bryan Station has just hired a new football coach. Phil Hawkins comes to BSHS from Apollo High School in Owensboro, KY where he held the same role. He also previously coached for four seasons at Doss High School in Louisville, KY.

neighborhoodIn Remembrance
On Thursday, February 13, Brenda Cowan Elementary School honored their namesake with a day filled with activities, such as reading with firefighters. Everyone took the time to remember the late officer and what she meant to this community and specifically to the Lexington Fire Department.

Nominate Kentucky’s Kids
Kentucky has been selected by the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils to be one of 4 states to receive a new fitness center. Three schools (elementary or middle school level) will be selected to receive a brand new fitness center. All nominations must be submitted to the organization by March 20.

Jungle Book Kids!
The fourth and fifth graders at Liberty Elementary School present Jungle Book Kids on Thursday, March 5 and Saturday, March 6 at 6 pm. This is a production fully done by the students with Michelle Sherman, music/dance/drama specialist for the school, as the director of the production.

Historic Finish
Frederick Douglass Cheerleaders traveled to Florida for the Universal Cheerleading Association competition. They placed second in the Large Varsity Division II, making this their highest placement to date. Congratulations to Frederick Douglass Cheer!



Mar 1     Dr. Seuss’s Cat in the Hat, 2 pm, Lexington Children’s Theater

Mar 2     Read Across the Bluegrass Day

Mar 3     Swamped, 6:30 pm, Brenda Cowan Elementary Gymnasium

Mar 18    KHSAA Boys Sweet Sixteen, noon, Rupp Arena

Mar 19    6th-12th grade Open House, 6:30 pm, Lexington Christian Academy

Mar 21    IEP Workshop, 9 am, Early Learning Center at HSC

Mar 21    The Hundred Dresses, 2 pm & 7 pm, Lexington Children’s Theater (thru Mar 22)

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




This article also appears on page 14 and 15 of the March 2020 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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