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Education

  • Speech teams begin season

    The LaRue County Middle and High School Speech teams started 2016 with excellent showings at three tournaments over the past two weeks.

    On January 9, the high school team traveled to Rowan County where students won several individual awards and took fifth overall out of over 20 schools. They had a repeat of that performance at Assumption on the January 16, again placing fifth and winning some individual awards. The middle school team also competed on January 16 in Danville, bringing home some individual wins and placing seventh place overall out of 16 schools.

  • LaRue County school board saluted this month

    Throughout January the administrators, faculty, staff, students and community members of LaRue County Schools are publicly thanking the system’s elected board of education members during Kentucky’s observation of School Board Recognition Month.

  • LaRue WKU students named to Fall 2015 honors list

    The following Western Kentucky University students from LaRue County were named to the Dean’s list and President’s list for the fall 2015 semester. Full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 are named to the Dean’s List. Students with a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0 are named to the President’s List and their names are marked with an asterisk

    From Buffalo: Michael R. Huff*, Brittany S. Lucas and Brian H. Anderson*

  • ALES Honor Roll - Second Quarter

    ALL “A” ALES

    Honor Roll

    Second Quarter

    Third Grade

    Allison Albro, Bailey Brown, Emily Detre, Josie Garris, Kirsten Goodwin, Tyler Hornback, Kamron Locke, Larkin Morgan, Colson Nicholas, Lillian Nick, Avyana Riggs, Jenna Rutledge, Kate Santiago, Ayden Seidl, Emma Self, Ella Thomas, Sophia Thompson, and John Wiley

    Fourth Grade

  • School Calendar - January 27, 2016

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is February 1 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the LaRue County Board of Education. The color for the event is black. The event is sponsored by the LaRue County Family Resource Center and the United Way. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    HES Advisory Council meeting

  • Personnel changes at LaRue County Schools - January 27, 2016

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their January meeting.

    Employment

    Claudia Silva as Instructional Assistant for English Language Learners for the LCS.

    Ashley Valentine as FMD Instructional Assistant at LCHS.

    Nicole Boone as ESS Instructional Assistant (part-time) at ALES.

    Resignation

    Norma Jo Mather as Substitute Food Service Assistant for LCS.

    Maggie Mather as Assistant Speech Coach for LCHS.

  • LaRue County Schools step up security

    LaRue County Schools have taken steps to increase security by adding more cameras, including some high tech ones.

    “We added 65 cameras to the elementaries, the middle school, and the high school as well as the board of education,” said Rip Collins, district director of pupil personnel. “With the 65 we are adding, we now have 164 total cameras.”

    The cameras added to the two elementary schools and the middle school replace a system that has been in those schools for a number of years, according to Collins.

  • iPad Mini giveaway winner
  • HES honor roll

    HES A honor roll

    Cammie Allen, Lenayah Andrews, Cadence Archibald, Matthew Ball, Austin Blackburn, Cutter Boley, Hannah Boogs, Kairi Butler, Breanna Carman, Elizabeth Cecil, Logan Chatman, Jacob Clark, Jade Clifford, Shelby Cooper, Caden Davis, Destiny DeSpain, Garrett Dohn, Makayla Downs, Makayla Duncan, Chris Dunn, Haley Durbin, Nayland English, Shelby Firquin, John Fox, Molly Frye, Natalie Gentry, Hayden Gividen, Abigail Goodin, Levi Harned, Kathy Izaguirre, Bayly Judd,

  • Scholarships Open to LaRue County Students through Scholarship Central

    Central Kentucky Community Foundation (CKCF) is accepting scholarship applications now through March 1 for four different scholarships available to LaRue Countians.

    Applying for these scholarships is made easy through Scholarship Central, an online scholarship portal located at www.ckcf4people.org. Scholarship Central is user-friendly and allows students to apply for multiple scholarships with just one application, based on eligibility.

    J.R. and Carrie Lee Edwards Memorial Scholarship