Category Archives: Foley

“Red” Foley Middle School

Foley Middle Time Capsule

Foley Warriors
Foley Warriors

During construction at Foley Middle School, a time capsule from 1995 was unearthed. The school is now attempting to locate the students involved so they can invite them to our Grand Re-Opening ceremony on Oct. 4 at 6 p.m.

If you know any of the following people, (Again, they would have been students at Foley in 1995.) please ask them to call the school at 859-625-6140 Continue reading Foley Middle Time Capsule

Music Educator of the Year‏

Kristen Harrod
Kristen Harrod

The District 11 chapter of The Kentucky Music Educators Association has named Ms. Kristen Harrod from Foley Middle School the KMEA middle school teacher of the year.

District 11 encompasses all music educators in over 13 counties including Madison, Mercer, Boyle, Lincoln, Rockcastle, Garrard, Lee, Jackson, Owsley, Powell, Estill, and Wolfe.

Ms. Harrod is entering her second year at Foley. Under her direction in the 2014-15 school year, the sixth grade, seventh grade, and eighth grade bands earned distinguished ratings at the KMEA District Concert Band Assessment.

“Ms. Harrod is an energetic teacher with a passion for music. “ said Mark Wall, principal at Foley. “She spends time after school working with students and Continue reading Music Educator of the Year‏

School Shooting Victim Missy Jenkins Smith to Speak at Three Madison Co. Schools

Missy Jenkins Smith
Missy Jenkins Smith

Missy Jenkins Smith, who was paralyzed int he 1997 school shooting in Paducah, will be speaking this Friday October 10, 2014 at Madison Southern High, Foley Middle and Farristown Middle.

On December 1, 1997 a 14-year-old freshman boy who had been bullied for years walked into the Heath High School lobby in West Paducah, Kentucky, and randomly fired a .22-caliber semi-automatic pistol. Three students were killed. Five were injured.

One of the critically injured girls was 15-year-old sophomore Missy Jenkins, who was left paralyzed from the chest down. But just hours after the shooting, Missy did the unthinkable: she forgave the shooter, accepted her disability and Continue reading School Shooting Victim Missy Jenkins Smith to Speak at Three Madison Co. Schools