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Education

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: YSC welcomes Theresa Price

    Theresa Price has joined LaRue County’s Youth Service Center as program assistant.

    “My job responsibilities include assisting the coordinator with the development and implementation of YSC Programs such as Red Ribbon Week, College Application Week, and helping meet the basic needs of families of the school district who are in need,” said Price, whose first day on the job was Sept. 8.

    A native of Abilene, Texas, she moved to Anderson County during high school and graduated from Anderson County High School.

  • PHOTO: Class of 1969
  • PHOTO: Miss Patty at work

    Patty Chaudoin works with kindergarten classes at Hodgenville Elementary School during literacy and math times. Here, she has been working with a small group on writing numbers. The children are Winston Grimes, Julian Serrano and Prestyn Walls.

  • PHOTO: Independent workers

    Hodgenville Elementary School kindergarten students Rachael Hammons, Jessie Shupe and Paisley Williams worked in an independent math center, writing numbers and counting objects.

  • PHOTO: Grandparents' Day HES

    Twins, Gavin and Oliver Kudrna, enjoyed spending time with their grandparents Rickey Farris of Elizabethtown, and Faye Farris from Texarkana, Texas, at Hodgenville Elementary School’s Grandparents Day.

  • Jeff Green Scholars announced

    Five 2014 graduates of LaRue County High School have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship awards. If they keep their grades up in college, they will have $10,000 to use toward a four-year degree.

  • School Board: Personnel changes in September

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations at its Sept. 15 meeting:

    Employment of:

    Lacy Coyle Hatfield as Academic Team coach for Hodgenville Elementary School

    n Janet Campbell as preschool instructional assistant at HES

    Justin Craft and Michelle Jones as co-Academic Team coaches for LCHS

    Stephanie Taylor as 3-hour instructional assistant at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School

    Darrell Stillwell as SBDM secretary for LaRue County High School

  • Youth Leadership Council announces Youth Leaders of the Year

    Based on biographic information, leadership positions, academics, essay and personal interviews, two students were recently selected to represent the Lincoln Trail Youth Salute Program.

    Brian Anderson (LaRue County High School) is the son of Heath and Kim Anderson of Hodgenville. He is the Debate Team captain, plays soccer and has received the Kentucky High School Speech League State Extemporaneous Speaking State Championship.

  • GED practice for free

    Some things in life are free.

    Anyone, whether they are enrolled in the program or not, can take the GED Practice Test for free from Sept. 22 to Oct. 3 at the LaRue County Adult Education Center.

    According to information on its website, GED Ready has the same look and feel as the real GED test, and gives students firsthand experience answering computer-based test questions written and developed by the test’s creators.

  • Band of Hawks tops at South Central Marching Band Classic

    The LaRue County Band of Hawks competed Saturday in the South Central Kentucky Marching Band Classic in Glasgow.

    LaRue County came out on top in Class AAA-1, in addition to earning the highest music performance and music effect scores.