• Having fun while learning

    The 29 students enrolled in Kids Crew are experiencing summer activities ranging from dinosaurs to karate.

    “We try to make everything we do have an educational benefit for our kids,” said Janet Campbell, in her second year as director of the daycare located at the LaRue County Board of Education in Hodgenville.

    With lead teachers Jane Kelly(preschool age), Karyn Arnold(younger school age), and Delia Locke(older school age) assisting her with the children ages 3-12, Campbell has organized a summer full of learning activities and experiences.

  • Volunteers update landscaping at New Haven School
  • School calendar - June 29, 2016

    St. Catherine Academy Open House

    St. Catherine Academy in New Haven is having an open house and registration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 10 for current and prospective families. St. Catherine has grades Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. For more information contact Ellen Bowling at 502-549-3680.

    ALES summer registration for Fall 2016-17

    Summer registration for Fall 2016-17 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School will be from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM on July 18.


  • Scholarship calendar - June 29, 2016

    CKCA to Offer Educational Awards

    Central Kentucky Community Action will again offer educational awards for graduating high school seniors and GED recipients in LaRue County. The awards will be given in the form of scholarships to assist with tuition while attending a four year college, a two year college or a technical school. Certain guidelines must be met, and scholarship packets are available at the high school, and the local Community Action office. For more information call 270-358-3937.

    Childhood Degree Scholarship

  • Retiring educator relates to students firsthand

    One reason retiring adult education teacher Melcenia Sprowls-Shelton has related so well to her students is because she has been where they are.

    “I quit school when I was a junior at LaRue County High School,” said Sprowls-Shelton, whose last day to work is June 30.

  • Cool School Quest Camp
  • Personnel changes at LaRue County Schools - June 22, 2016

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations June 20.


    Karyn Arnold as Seasonal Instructional Assistant for Kids’ Crew.

    Rebecca Scott as Elementary Classroom Teacher at Hodgenville Elementary School.

    Jacqueline Noe as Instructional Assistant at LCMS.

    Savannah Boone as Exceptional Educational Teacher at LCHS.

    Lynn Ann Waddle as Summer School Instructional Assistant for LCS.

    Connie Hunt as Summer School Instructional Assistant for LCS.

  • School calendar - June 22, 2016


    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.

    LaRue County School board

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the LCHS.

  • Newfound success

    Mariah Steele and Christina Perkins share a lot in common.

    Both women dropped out of school in their mid-teens; both decided to acquire their GED’s through LaRue County Schools’ Adult Education program; and, having earned those certificates, both are determined to continue their education to become certified nursing assistants.

    Mariah Steele

    Steele, from upstate New York, quit high school in the 11th grade.

  • Ray Graham Memorial Scholarship

    Dian Graham, daughter of Ray Graham, presented four $1,000 scholarships in her dad’s name May 24 at the LaRue County High School Senior Awards Program. Ray Graham was an agriculture and biology teacher and FFA sponsor. He was a WKU and UK graduate, church deacon, WWII Army veteran, farmer, a good friend and dad to his two daughters. His motto was “Do things right or just don’t do them”, and believed education was something no one could ever take away from you.