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Education

  • LCHS has highest college readiness ranking

    LaRue County High School’s percentage of students meeting all four college readiness benchmarks on the ACT is at its highest rate ever, according to Amanda Reed, assistant superintendent.

    “The percentage is 11 points ahead of the state rate at this time,” she said. “That means we have more and more students leaving us ready for college and career according to the criteria set by the state.”

  • Scholarship calendar - July 13, 2016

    CKCA to Offer Educational Awards

    Central Kentucky Community Action will again offer educational awards for graduating high school seniors and GED recipients in LaRue County. The awards will be given in the form of scholarships to assist with tuition while attending a four year college, a two year college or a technical school. Certain guidelines must be met, and scholarship packets are available at the high school, and the local Community Action office. For more information call 270-358-3937.

    Childhood Degree Scholarship

  • 65 attend 4-H Summer camp

    Sixty-five campers and five teen 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 June 14-17.

  • Campbellsville University honors LaRue teachers

    Three teachers from LaRue County Schools received Excellence in Teaching awards from Campbellsville University during a recent ceremony.

    The Excellence in Teaching Award recipients include the following with their superintendent listed first:

    LaRue County Schools-Sam Sanders, superintendent; Dora Canter, Abraham Lincoln Elementary School; Teresa Lee, LaRue County Middle School; and Houston Cruse, LaRue County High School.

    Canter has taught fourth grade at Abraham Lincoln Elementary since 1998.

  • Camp brings out creativity

    Like television’s super problem solver of the 80’s, Angus McGyver, kids attending this year’s Camp Invention July 11-15 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School will be calling on their creativity for solutions to challenges they face.

    Camp Director Kathy Ross said the 115 campers registered are the largest enrollment in the state. The children, ranging from those who have completed kindergarten to those entering sixth grade, will be divided into five groups based on age.

  • School calendar - July 6, 2016

    St. Catherine Academy Open House

    St. Catherine Academy in New Haven is having an open house and registration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 10 for current and prospective families. St. Catherine has grades Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. For more information contact Ellen Bowling at 502-549-3680.

    ALES summer registration for Fall 2016-17

    Summer registration for Fall 2016-17 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School will be from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM on July 18.

    HES Registration

  • Scholarship calendar - July 6, 2016

    CKCA to Offer Educational Awards

    Central Kentucky Community Action will again offer educational awards for graduating high school seniors and GED recipients in LaRue County. The awards will be given in the form of scholarships to assist with tuition while attending a four year college, a two year college or a technical school. Certain guidelines must be met, and scholarship packets are available at the high school, and the local Community Action office. For more information call 270-358-3937.

    Childhood Degree Scholarship

  • Mabe nominated to perform in Europe

    A local student musician has been nominated to perform on a 16 day tour in seven European countries.

    Gavin Mabe of Sonora is one of around 200 student musicians who were invited to perform on the tour. Mabe is a member of the Central Hardin High School music program that is directed by David Centers and he is the grandson of Joey and Opal Mabe .

  • Anderson learns Tai Chi
  • Herrin honored at National Leadership Conference

    Kaelyn Herrin of Hodgenville and several other members of Eastern Kentucky University’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter captured many honors at the organization’s National Leadership Conference, held June 24-27 in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Herrin received first place in marketing concepts and sixth place in information management.

    The conference drew thousands of future business leaders to compete in leadership events, share successes, and learn new ideas about shaping their careers through workshops and exhibits.