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Education

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Treats & Tech
  • Practicing athletic precision
  • School calendar - July 19, 2017

    Look for the Back to School Section in the July 26 Edition of the LaRue County Herald News.

    LCHS Registration

    LaRue County High School registration will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 21.

    LCHS SBDM

    LaRue County High School Freshman Orientation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on July 25.

    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

  • Personnel Changes - July 19, 2017

    Employment

    Carole Brown Director of Special Education LCS.

    Sarah Wilson as Science Teacher at LCMS.

    Daniel Risner as Certified Special-Needs Teacher at The Life Connection.

    Natalie Detre as Art Teacher at ALES.

    Mary May as Math Teacher at LCHS.

    Darrell R. Armstrong as Substitute School Bus Driver for LCS.

    Christopher W. Thomas as Substitute School Bus Driver for LCS.

    Sarah Hornback as the Born Learning Facilitator at HES.

    Tonya Miller as Accounting Billing Clerk (Medical) for LCS.

  • Trying new things at Camp Invention

    Kathy Milby summarized in a capsule comment the learning occurring at Camp Invention last week when she noted, “Don’t be afraid to try something; it just might work.”

    During the weeklong camp at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School that ended Friday, Milby and other leaders admonished the 125 campers to think “outside the box” when faced with challenges.

  • 4-H Summer Camp Memories

     Fifty-five campers, four teens and nine adult leaders spent four days at Lake Cumberland enjoying such activities as swimming, boating, archery, riflery, arts and crafts, recreation, high ropes and low ropes during July 5-8.

  • Camp Invention continues to grow

    When Kathy Ross began her first year as director of Camp Invention, she had a camp of 55 youngsters, which she thought was a decent start for a rural county’s initial year.

    Numbers have grown! This year’s ninth camp, which began Monday and runs through Friday at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, is the largest in the state with a maximum 125 campers enrolled and four on the waiting list.

  • Learning half a world away

    Bryce Lawler, who would be spending his senior year studying at LaRue County High School this fall, will instead be continuing his education a half-world away as an exchange student in Indonesia.

    The 17-year-old son of Jennifer Lawler is one of only 60 students selected competitively from across the United States who received a scholarship from the U.S. Department of State to participate in the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad program. The YES Abroad program is funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.