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Education

  • School calendar - August 9, 2017

    LaRue County School Board

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

    HES SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.

  • 4-H Calendar - August 9, 2017

    4-H Canoe and Kayak Club

    The 4-H Canoe and Kayak Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 15 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    4-H Country Ham update

    4-H Country Ham participants will need to select and prepare their ham for the Kentucky State Fair on Tuesday, August 15.  Stop by the Extension Office from 3 to 6 p.m.

    Teen Leadership Academy

  • New faculty at LCS

    Fourteen certified personnel join the ranks of LaRue County School teachers this year. Below are brief introductions to who they are, where they’re from, where they teach, and short comments from them.

    Abraham Lincoln

    Elementary School

    Stefanie Carmine-Bryan (first grade).

    Born in Louisville and grew up in Bardstown. High School: Bardstown High School. College: Spalding University, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. 

    Experience: 1997-2000 taught a 1st/2nd grade mix at Bardstown Elementary School;  

  • Fourteen McConnell Center teachers visit Washington, D.C.

    Senator Mitch McConnell had 14 teachers from Kentucky visit the nation’s capital from July 24-28 and one of them was LaRue County High School Social Studies teacher Kendrick Bryan.

  • Water Safety Day to be Held at Salem Lake
  • 4-H Calendar - August 2, 2017

    4-H Council

    The LaRue County 4-H Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, August 7 at the LaRue County Extension Office. 

  • Making schools safer

    As the new school year starts, LaRue County Schools have made some changes designed to make the schools safer for students and staff, noted Rip Collins, director of pupil personnel.

    One major change involves the signing in process at all four schools and central office.

  • 4-H Science Skills Day Camp

    Twenty-two 4-Hers participated in a Science Skills Day Camp led by LaRue County Extension Summer Intern, Kyle Schenck.  Participants got to work on making catapults, maze boxes, bow and arrows, harmonicas and bottle rockets.

  • LaRue Co. WKU student presents research at national microbiology meeting

    Western Kentucky University biology student Millicent Ronkainen of Hodgenville recently presented her research at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology.

    Ronkainen presented a poster entitled “Identification and Characterization of an Escherichia coli Bacteriophage Mutant Capable of Growing on a Nonpermissive Host.”

    Ronkainen, a member of the Honors College, a FUSE grant recipient and an Honors Development Grant (HDG) recipient is completing her Honors thesis research in Dr. Rodney King’s laboratory at WKU.

  • Local students graduate, recognized at EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,999 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2017 semester.

    The graduates were honored at separate academic college commencement ceremonies May 12-13.

    Local EKU graduates include: Christian Carl Pope, Hodgenville, bachelor’s of science degree in sports management and Jessi Lloyd of Magnolia with a master’s degree in nursing. Pope was also named to the President’s List for the 2017 spring semester.