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Education

  • Showing kindness during Christmas season

    The true Christmas Spirit calls for positive actions of peace on earth and good will to men.

    LaRue County High School’s FFA members are doing their part by performing random acts of kindness this month.

    Misty Bivens, LCHS ag teacher and FFA adviser, saw the idea for random acts of kindness on a facebook post. She shared that thought with her FFA officers who considered it a great idea. For specific acts, the members voted on activities they liked best and modified them to meet their needs.

  • Sixth grade academic team take third place

    The LaRue County Middle School sixth Grade Academic Team Members from LaRue County Middle School placed 3rd overall out of 7 area schools in the Sixth Grade Showcase at East Hardin Middle School on December 3. 

  • WKU Biology student’s research recognized

    A research project by Western Kentucky University biology student Millicent Ronkainen of Hodgenville earned recognition at two recent conferences.

    Ronkainen’s poster presentation on “Identification and Characterization of an Escherichia coli Bacteriophage Mutant Capable of Growing on a Nonpermissive Host” won first place at the annual meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science and earned second place and a $75 award at the joint meeting of the Southeastern and Kentucky-Tennessee branches of the American Society for Microbiology.

  • Tax tips for students

    Income tax season is approaching, and students may want to consider these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) to help the process go more smoothly.

    Although you may not have earned enough to be required to file, you may be able to get a refund if your employer withheld taxes from your pay. Before you file, discuss the situation with your parents. They may be able to claim you as a dependent, which could save them thousands of dollars.

    Students and parents may be able to take advantage of these programs on their federal taxes:

  • School calendar - December 7, 2016

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is December 14 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. The color for the event is red. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    LCHS Choir Holiday Program

    The LCHS Choir will have their Holiday performance at 6 p.m. on December 8 in the LaRue County High School Auditorium.

  • LaRue named delegation of excellence at KYA

    Several LaRue County High School students got a close up and personal look at the workings of state government as they participated in the Kentucky Youth Assembly November 20-22 in Louisville and Frankfort.

    “Three of our four bills reached the desk of the Governor,” said Kendrick Bryan, LCHS social studies teacher who with Lindsey Bryan and Ben Schell chaperoned the LaRue County students who joined others from throughout Kentucky.

  • LaRue Speech team takes third, sixth place

    Before the Thanksgiving holiday last Thursday, the LaRue County Speech and Debate team traveled to North Oldham High School and Danville High School to compete in speech tournaments against other teams from all across the state.

  • Band of Hawks honored
  • Local students attend National Council on Youth Leadership’s Town Meeting on Tomorrow
  • School calendar - November 30, 2016

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is December 7 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Hodgenville Elementary School. The color for the event is white. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    Breakfast with Santa