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Education

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  • Kyle DeVary awarded Magnolia Bank scholarship

    Kyle DeVary of Hodgenville is the winner of the Gerald T. McCubbin Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500, sponsored by Magnolia Bank.
    The scholarship is awarded based on school activities, club memberships, community activities, scholastic honors and achievements. Also, applicants write a one-page essay on how their education will benefit humanity.
    DeVary graduated from LaRue County High School in May and will be attending WKU and pursuing a degree in agri-business.

  • First day at LCMS
  • The sun’s atmosphere: a wild mess of activity

    Like Earth, the sun has an atmosphere with layers in it. The outermost layer is called the corona, and it’s a wild mess of activity. Scientists have long known about the corona. It is home to some spectacular shows – giant eruptions called coronal mass ejections, loops, prominences and massive magnetic storms.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Meet James Slaven, LCMS assistant principal

    LaRue County Middle School assistant principal James Slaven enters his new position with both administrative and classroom teacher experience.

    “This is my 18th year in education,” said the native of Monticello who graduated from Wayne County High School. “I taught a variety of math classes in middle and high schools for 14 years, spent one year in Louisville, five years at Allen County-Scottsville and 10 years at North Hardin.”

  • Classified staff assist with overall learning

    The expression, “It takes a village to raise a child‚” is perhaps overused in educational circles, but it nonetheless is accurate when referring to the many employees with important and necessary roles in supporting instruction in LaRue County Schools.

    The classified staff, those not requiring teacher certification, perform various duties that, when combined with teacher instruction, provide optimum learning opportunities for the children in this community.

  • Welcome, teachers, to LaRue County Schools

    As the 2014-15 school year begins, several new teachers will greet students in LaRue County Schools.

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School

    Nancy Lane, a reading intervention/reading recovery teacher who grew up in New Haven resides in Buffalo.

    One interesting fact about her is, “I love to be crafty.” She is looking forward to “working closely with the students and staff to meet the needs in the area of early literacy instruction.”

  • ‘Ittle Eden Pre-School promotes two to kindergarten
  • LaRue Schools are embracing technology

    Adhering to the adage, “Waste not, want not,” LaRue County Schools are finding uses for all of the laptop computers that have been replaced by new ones at LaRue County High School.

    Freddie Newby, chief information officer, said the district has 50 Dell Latitude E5410 laptops that were assigned to the high school staff. With the implementation of the second round of laptops, the middle and high school staff will be receiving replacement units.

  • Schools receive $17,000 from Crusade for Children

    Every year, since 1954, the WHAS Crusade for Children has provided children with special needs with valuable resources via grants to organizations.

    For the last 30 years, the LaRue County School district has applied for, and received either a full or partial grant to help middle and high school students with special needs. The district has received 28 grants totaling $384,023 from the Crusade. This year, and the past two years as well, they have received a $17,000 grant to help pay personnel to assist special needs students.