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Education

  • Anderson Wins at Sunvitational, Cecil Recognized for Service

    The LaRue County Speech team has a lot to celebrate this month. While most of the county was snowed in last weekend, Parker Anderson was in Florida competing at the Sunvitational, one of the largest invitational speech tournaments in the nation, and bringing home top honors. Anderson left for Florida on Thursday, January 14 to compete in the Oratory Round Robin, in which he won 5th Place. At the tournament that took place over the weekend, Anderson advanced to the quarterfinals in Informative Speaking to the finals in Impromptu Speaking, again taking 5th Place.

  • LaRue County Schools honored with ENERGY STAR

    The LaRue County Schools Board of Education celebrated the district’s recent ENERGY STAR awards for all its schools at the January 22 board meeting.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) prestigious ENERGY STAR is the national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. This signifies that the buildings perform in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency.

  • January personnel changes

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

    Accepted the Recommendation of Employment of :

    -Heather Hynes as After-School Club Book Sponsor at ALES.

    -Monica Spencer as After-School Club Chess Sponsor – Chess at ALES

    -Natalie Detre as After-School Club Art Sponsor at ALES.

    -Eric Burrell as After-School Club Wrestling Sponsor at ALES.

    -Norma Skaggs as Interim Food Service Manager for LCMS.

    -Lisa England as Food Service Assistant at LCMS.

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    KHIC Wee Time

  • Scholarship calendar

    The following scholarships are available to LaRue County students:

    Harold and Cynthia Carter Memorial Scholarship $2,000 award for multiple students (renewable)

    LaRue County High School graduating seniors and alumni that plan to attend Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are eligible to apply for the Harold and Cynthia Carter Memorial Scholarship. Applying students should have a cumulative 2.0 GPA.

    J.R. and Carrie Lee Edwards Memorial Scholarship $2,000 (renewable)

  • McKendree University Dean and President’s List

    Kimberly Hagan, a senior nursing major from New Haven, has been named to the McKendree University Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester for earning a grade point average of 3.60 or higher.

    Brandi Bowen and William Fain, both of Hodgenville, were named to the President’s List for achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the fall 2017 semester.

  • LCMS sixth graders excel in showcase

    Eleven LaRue County Middle School sixth graders competed in the sixth grade showcase at Green County Middle School on December 2, 2017. 

    Students from Russell County, Adair County, Taylor County, and Green County also competed by taking assessment tests in Math, Science, Language Arts, Social Studies, and Arts & Humanities.  

    Each school also competed in a Quick Recall tournament and had students compete in Written Composition.

  • Trumbo represents LaRue Co. in DYW

    LaRue County High School senior Alexia Trumbo represented her county well in the Kentucky Distinguished Young Women’s Program in Lexington this past week.

    The 17-year-old daughter of Matt and Tamra Trumbo received a preliminary talent award and a $300 cash scholarship in the national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership, and talent in young women.

  • 4-H Calendar - January 17, 2018

     4-H Dog Club

    The 4-H Dog Club will meet at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 20 at 100 Carter Brothers Rd. 

     4-H Pizza Kits

  • Time to register for 4-H summer camp

    It’s time to register youth for 4-H summer camp, one of Kentucky’s long-standing and great values. 4-H camps offer unique experiences each year to children of many ethnicities, backgrounds, and situations who get to participate in traditional 4-H activities during their week-long stay.

    The activities include low and high ropes, canoeing, archery, swimming, nature hikes, arts and crafts, sports, games and more. 4-H camps run from the end of May through early August.  LaRue County will be attending camp from May 29 through June 1.