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Education

  • 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.

  • School Calendar - June 18

    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.

    ALES

    ALES SBDM Special Called Meeting

  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Honor Roll - Final Semester

    All A’s

    Kellen Bowen, Samuel Bowling, Carson Childress, Emmi Cline, Chris Collord, Adara Dobson, Will Faulkner, Gabe Fortier, Taylor Full, Tara Goodwin, Noah Grey, Aimee Hornback, Harper Hynes, Brendan Keith, Kaleb Miller, Evan Morris, Connor Nicholas, Sebastian Perkins, Isaiah Pruitt, Matthew Shuckert, Brittany Serrano, Zachary Shaw, Jacob Skaggs, Daniel Snodgrass, Brenna Southwood, Macy Stillwell, Haley Thompson, Biven Turner, Zoe VanRiper, Chandler Walters, Gavin Whitehouse, Madison Wilmoth, Hailey Wood

    A/B Honor Roll

  • ALES students honored for AR progress

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School students were honored for achieving various Accelerated Reader goals during the school year.

  • Kids Crew to 'explore the natural world'

    With the theme, “Exploring the Natural World,” Kids Crew Plus Director Denise Rose has lessons, field trips and activities planned for this summer focusing on biology, ecology and horticulture.

    “We’ll also have a two-week science camp taught by Laura Evans, a Hodgenville Elementary School teacher,” said Rose, who has served as Kids Crew director for the past three years.

    The educational activities are designed to help participants learn and strengthen their social and emotional skills while having fun, according to Rose.