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Education

  • Adult Education at corrections facility

    Opal Howard has found a new way to use her 30 years’ experience as an elementary teacher to instruct others.

    “After being retired for 15 years, I was ready to get out of the house and try something different,” said Howard. “A friend told me how she enjoyed conducting a bible study at Hardin County’s corrections facility, and I thought that might be a possibility.”

    Her interest aroused, she applied to teach adult education at the LaRue County’s corrections facility, a position she has held since November.

  • Kitchen Renovation for Middle School

    By SARAH BERKSHIRE

    LaRue County Middle School started a renovation project this summer that will make serving tudent meals more efficient.

    The $88,600 project includes new floor epoxy and updating serving wall openings, which will ease congestion in the cafeteria. School Nutrition Coordinator Dee Anne Sanders said the renovation costs are covered by the nutrition program fund.

  • College students should take advantage of their meal plan

    By TIM BALLARD

    KHEAA

    Many colleges require students to have a meal plan, especially if they live on campus. Meal plans vary among colleges, but most will give students a certain number of dining hall meals per week. Students may also be able to add flex dollars to use at the campus food court or other locations. The larger the school is, the greater flexibility students may have.

  • School Calendar July 8, 2015

    ALL SCHOOLS

    School board dates

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. at LaRue County High School on July 20.

    HES SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision-making council meets at 3:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school at 270-358-3506.

    SBDM

  • Camp Invention, inspire creativity

    Entering its seventh straight year, Camp Invention is maintaining its popularity at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, attracting over 100 campers for the third year in a row.

    The 2015 program, developed by educators, inductees of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, and members of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is titled “Illuminate.”

  • Personnel Changes

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel recommendations at its June 2015 meeting.

    Employment of:

    Kyle Litchfield Ferkel as Elementary Teacher at Hodgenville Elementary,

    Gary Goode as English Teacher at LaRue County High School.

    Shelly Tucker as Math Teacher at LaRue County Middle School.

    Danielle Vandermolen as Head Cheer Coach at LaRue County High School.

    Amber Tucker as Music Camp Instructor for the Youth Service Center.

  • Back to school drive in LaRue county

    By Bobbie Lanham

    Office Assistant

    A Back to School Supply Drive for LaRue County students will feature a collection event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 11 at the LaRue County High School.

    Servpro of Hardin and LaRue Counties is hosting the event. All of the donations collected in LaRue County will go to LaRue County schools.

    Marsha Duncan, Director of the Youth Service Centers in LaRue County, is helping to organize the event.

  • College Honors

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University recently released the names of local students who were included in the Dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester. Those were junior Jacqueline Monique Plouvier of Hodgenville and junior Chelsea Ann Ritchie of New Haven.

    Morehead State University

    Morehead State University junior Brent Allen Gozard of Hodgenville was named to the Dean’s List for the 2015 spring semester.  

  • LaRue County native named principal of Caverna Elementary

    From Glasgow Daily Times

    Tina L. Southwood, of LaRue County, was named the new Caverna Elementary School principal after the school’s site-based decision making council unanimously approved her.

    Southwood has been in education for 16 years as a teacher and counselor. She graduated from Western Kentucky University and received a principal certification from Asbury University.

  • School Calendar July 1, 2015

    School board dates

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. at LaRue County High School on July 20.

    HES SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision-making council meets at 3:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school at 270-358-3506.

    SBDM

    The LaRue County High School site-based decision-making council meets at 3:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month in the LCHS conference room. For more information, call the school at 270-358-2210.