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Education

  • LCHS Quick Recall team makes history

    The LCHS Quick Recall team is credited for making school history last weekend at the Governor’s Cup Regional competition.  For the second year in a row, the Quick Recall team has earned a trip to the state Governor’s Cup competition by placing second at regional competition. 

    The Quick Recall team members include Jesse Gehr, Andrew Coy, Matthew Crain, Skyler Hornback, Briar Holt, Cameron Hensley, Nick Rojas, Brady McDowell, Bryce Lawler,  and Harrison Hynes.

  • Pike named National Merit Finalist

    Leslie Pike of Hodgenville, Western Kentucky University senior and graduate of LaRue County High School, learned last Wednesday that she was selected as a 2015-2016 National Merit Finalist from the Gatton Academy.

    Since The Gatton Academy’s inception in 2007, 79 students have been named National Merit Semifinalists. Fifty-eight Gatton Academy seniors took the PSAT, meaning 10.3 percent of the students made the National Merit Finalist level.

  • Keeping up with IoT in schools

    With the goal of Kentucky’s schools being to prepare all students for success when they enter college or career, keeping abreast of innovations and improvements in technology for use in our classrooms is paramount to that endeavor.

    “We are living in the age that is immersed with the IoT, also known as the Internet of Things,” said Freddie Newby, LaRue County Schools’ chief information officer. “This means that everything we are buying these days connects to the internet.”

  • LaRue County EKU students receive honors

    Several Eastern Kentucky University students from LaRue County received honors for the Fall 2015 semester.

    EKU students from LaRue County that were named to the President’s List were Kaelyn Rene Herrin, Christian Carl Pope, James Ford and Sean-Michael Wathen. James Ford also received the Dean’s Award.

    “We are always pleased to recognize outstanding academic achievement at Eastern Kentucky University,” said EKU President Michael Benson.

  • LCMS Mathcounts team places third in OKH Chapter competition
  • School Calendar - February 24, 2016

    LaRue County Schools make-up days

    Make up days are scheduled for March 11, May 6, May 19, May 20, May 23 and May 24. The last day of school is May 25

    KHIC Wee Time

  • LaRue students participate in All-state Junior choir

    Five students from LaRue County were recently selected and performed in a state choir.

    The Kentucky Junior High Chorus (KJHC) is comprised of the Kentucky Junior High Mixed Chorus (KJHMC) and the Kentucky Junior High Treble Chorus (KJHTC). There were over 1,100 seventh grade through ninth grade students across the state of Kentucky that auditioned to be a member of either all state choir and only a few over 400 was selected.

  • School Calendar - February 17, 2016

    LaRue County Schools make-up days

    Make up days are scheduled for March 11, May 6, May 19, May 20, May 23 and May 24. The last day of school is May 24, which will be an early release day.

    KHIC Wee Time

  • Personnel changes at LaRue County Schools - February 17, 2016

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

    Employment

    Jacinta Perkins as Guidance Counselor at ALES.

    Amy Duvall as Food Service Assistant II for LCS.

    Ellis Fraser as Assistant Speech Coach for LCHS.

    Callie Skaggs as Part-Time Exceptional Education Teacher at HES.

    Resignation

    Clarissa Thomas as Guidance Counselor at ALES.

    Bruce Arnett as Head Football Coach for LCMS.

    Carrie Garnett as a Teacher at HES.

  • LCHS students earn statewide awards for computing

    Two LaRue County High School students have earned recognition from the Kentucky Affiliate National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT).

    Symone Whalin, a junior at LCHS, received the NCWIT 2016 Award for Aspirations in Computing. Sophomore Marissa Kappel was runner up.