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Education

  • Changing the status quo

    LaRue County High School students Marissa Kappel and Symone Whalin want to change the status quo of women-to-men ratio in technology jobs.

    Whalin, a junior, and sophomore Kappel are two of only five females who, over the past 10 years at LCHS, have been involved in the Help Desk where they and their male classmates service the school’s computers.

    “Hopefully, we can get more girls to enter this Help Desk program next year,

  • Students visit state, national capitol

    LaRue County High School junior Lindsey Shelton and seventeen other local high school juniors traveled to Frankfort on April 27, as part of their participation in the annual Nolin RECC Washington Youth Tour contest activities.

  • LaRue County kindergartener shares dream to create animal-friendly golf school

    The family of a LaRue County kindergartener has won a $1,000 college savings account after their son shared his dream of creating an animal-friendly golf school.

    Jace Detre submitted an essay for the “Dream Out Loud Challenge” offering how he would change the world after college by starting a golf school where golf balls are also food for animals. The Dream Out Loud Challenge is sponsored by the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust (KESPT), Kentucky’s official 529 college savings plan.

  • Scholarship calendar - May 25, 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

  • School calendar - May 25, 2016

    HES SBDM

    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.

  • Helping students become career ready

    Sarah Caven, who directs LaRue County Schools’ Community Work Transition Program, hopes to connect her students to careers within their community.

    “Our motto is ‘Career Ready!’” said Caven, who describes herself as a job coach. “My goal by the end of the school year is for my students to have paying jobs.”

  • Students perform at Spring Concert
  • K-PREP Awards at ALES
  • Personnel Changes

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their May meeting.

    Employment of

    Casey Sidebottom as FMD Teacher at LCHS.

    Madison Blankenship as Special Education Teacher at LCMS.

    Lindsey Bryan as FRC Secretary at LCHS.

    Sara Greenwell as Special Education Teacher at LCMS

    Brittany Enlow as Assistant Softball Coach at LCHS.

    Ashley Carter as Special Education Teacher at LCMS.

    Travis Wootton as LCMS 7th Grade Boys’ Basketball Coach.

  • School Calendar

    LC Schools last day of school

    May 25 is the last day for students and May 26 is closing day.

    ALES council meeting

    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary Family Resource Center Advisory Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 19 at the LaRue County Cooperative Extension Office.  The public is invited to attend.   If you have questions please contact Machelle Durham at 270 358-4112.

    HES council meeting