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Education

  • LCMS students ready for laptops

    Jason Detre, LaRue County Middle School principal, realizes the importance of every one of his students receiving a laptop computer this fall.

    “As we enter the 21st Century, excellence in education requires that technology is seamlessly integrated throughout the educational program,” he said. “Increasing access to technology is essential for that future, and the learning tool of these 21st century students is the laptop computer.”

  • ECTC Dean's and President's List

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has announced the names of students who made the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor List for the spring semester.

    The President’s Honor List is awarded to full-time and part-time students who are eligible based on the following criteria:

    Full-time degree-seeking students earning a 4.0 grade point average and successfully completing at least 12 hours of course work for the academic term, excluding developmental courses, are included in the full-time student President’s Honor List.

  • Scholarship: Sarah Stults Honored

    Hilda Morrison Harned of Lexington and formerly of Hodgenville, will celebrate her 90th birthday on July 28, 2014.

    She was born July 28, 1964, to John William and Bessie Woodall Morrison.

    She is a registered nurse and the former administrator of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. She and her husband, Henry, now deceased, have one daughter, Donna Vela.

    The reception will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at the Hodgenville Christian Church annex on Lincoln Square.

    Family and friends are invited.

  • Students named to Dean's List

    Eastern Kentucky University announced that 2,880 students earned Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2014 semester.

    They are:

  • LCHS shines in top-40 at National Speech Tournament

    The LaRue County High School Speech and Debate team spent the second week in June competing at the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA, formerly NFL) National Speech Tournament to wrap up their 2013-14 speech season.

    Even though graduation had already occurred at LCHS, 2014 graduates Curtis Milby, Elijah Thomas, and Joey Gearon gave up a week of their summer before beginning college to represent LCHS at this final competition of their high school careers. Junior Brian Anderson also attended the national tournament.

  • School Personnel Changes

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations on June 16.

    Employment of:

  • School Calendar - July 2

    ALL SCHOOLS

    First day of school

    The first day of school for students is Aug. 6. Fall break is Oct. 6-10.

    HES

    Office closed

    The HES front office will be closed through July 4.

    Student registration

  • Camp Invention is contagious, learning fun at ALES

    Thomas Edison is quoted as saying, “To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.”

    Participants at Camp Invention starting at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School next week take this message to heart as they find creative ways, using common everyday materials, to solve problems that are presented to them.

    The great thing about finding solutions, according to veteran camp director and retired teacher Kathy Ross, is the campers have a blast.

  • School Calendar - June 25

    ALL SCHOOLS

    Kindergarten registration

    Hodgenville and Abraham Lincoln Elementary Schools are still registering new kindergarten students for the 2014-15 school year. Register your K student by Friday, June 27. Call ALES at 270-358-4112 or HES at 270-358-3506 for details.

    First day of school

    The first day of school for students is Aug. 6. Fall break is Oct. 6-10.

    HES

    Office closed

    The HES front office will be closed June 30-July 4.

    Student registration

  • Camps provide summer learning activities

    With cooperation among LaRue County School District’s gifted program, family resource, and youth service centers, more than 125 students enjoyed a week of activities at Hodgenville Elementary School that ranged from learning how to play guitar to how to make a fruit smoothie in a plastic bag.

    Quest 2014 camp, that ran Monday through Friday mornings last week, offered enrichment classes to primary talent pool students and identified gifted and talented students.