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Education

  • Personnel Changes

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following employment recommendations at its Jan. 20 meeting:

    Employment of:

    • Kirsta Albert as first-grade teacher at Hodgenville Elementary School

    • Sue Gomez as ESS daytime instructional assistant at HES

    • Tonya Druen as temporary instructional monitor at Kids’ Crew

    Resignation of:

    • Tim Barzee as substitute teacher.

  • Scholarships

    John Deere Scholarship applicants sought

    Southern States Cooperative and John Deere Financial established a $2,000 scholarship available to rising college sophomores pursuing an associate’s degree with a focus on agriculture. Applications for the 2015 academic year are being accepted through Feb. 13. For more information, visit southernstates.com/scholarship or scholarship@sscoop.com.

    County Homemaker Scholarship

  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary Honor Roll

    Second quarter

    Honor roll

    All A

    Samuel Bowling, Jillian Burks, Patrick Butterworth, Will Faulkner, Gabe Fortier, Logan Hawkins, Kiara Higdon, Jacob Hinton, Jacob Hornback, Harper Hynes, Hailey Kelly, Alex Loyall, Emma Madrigal, Gavin McGovern, Connor Nicholas, Carter Peace, Samantha Perkins, Alex Poore, Abby Riggs, Jake Skaggs, Brenna Southwood, Macy Stillwell, Kolby Stradley, Kinsey Thompson, Mason Thompson, Taylor Ulrich, Sandy Wilkey, Katelyn Williams

    A/B

  • PHOTO: Separation of Power
  • School Board Appreciation Month

    An effective school board plays an important role in keeping local schools on track and in setting policies that affect both schools and students.

  • School Board: HES working to improve test scores

    LaRue County Board of Education heard a proficiency report on Hodgenville Elementary School at their Jan. 20 meeting. The report, presented by HES principal Eric Hughes, detailed their achievement, gap and growth scores for 2014.

    The school did see a drop in their scores, though it’s not as bad as it seems, Hughes said. The achievement score, which relates to the reading, math, social studies, science, language mechanics and on-demand writing, fell .6 of a point, from 75.1 in 2013 to 74.5 in 2014.

  • Schools are on one-hour delay

    LaRue County Schools are on one-hour delay Tuesday due to the weather.

  • Weather postpones Homecoming

    Due to the bad road conditions tonight's homecoming game is being canceled and will be rescheduled for a later date.

  • School Calendar

    ALL SCHOOLS

    School out

    Spring break is April 6-10.

    ALES

    SBDM

    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 9. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.

    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. The next meeting is Feb. 16. For more information, call the school at 270-358-3506.

    LCHS

    Pep Club

  • Hodgenville Elementary School Honor Roll

    ALL A honor roll

    Second quarter