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Education

  • LCMS, LCHS band perform well in district audition

    The LaRue County Middle School and High School bands competed for spots in the region’s All-District band last weekend with 15 schools.

  • ALES honored with ENERGY STAR certification

    The LaRue County Board honored Abraham Lincoln Elementary School for its recent ENERGY STAR certification at the January 17 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 building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency.

  • School calendar - January 25, 2017

    LaRue County Schools make up days

    School will be in session as snow make up days on March 10 and May 5.

    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 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on February 1 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. The color for the event is black. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    HES SBDM

  • January is school board appreciation month

    January is the month when school districts across Kentucky recognize the hard work school board members do and the dedication they show for their students.

    “Our school board members are all committed to the betterment of our students and school system,” noted Sam Sanders, superintendent. “Having a high quality school board is one of the reasons LaRue County Schools is a top 10 school district.”

  • Nominations open for 2018 Kentucky Teacher awards

    The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc., sponsors of the Kentucky Teacher Awards, have adopted a new schedule for the awards.

    The new timetable will provide the Teacher of the Year more flexibility in taking a sabbatical and preparing for the national Teacher of the Year awards.

  • ECTC Offers 8-Week and 12-Week Class Schedule for Spring Semester

    College students looking to complete their course work in a shorter time may take advantage of eight-week and 12-week scheduling at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

    Registration is under way for both the 12-week session, which begins February 6, as well as the eight-week bi-term classes, which will start on March 6.

  • ALES Honor roll 2nd quarter

    3rd Grade All A’s

    Karson Bales, Brianna Bird, Sean Burks, Brylee Dobson, Autumn Duvall, Chloe Eads,Lily Elliott, Tyler Evans, Lola Ewing, Madeline Fulkerson, Madison Glass, Abe Hatmaker, Joslyn Hinton, Shayne Hoffie, Madelyn Huhn, Emma Keith, Kyle Lachney, Taylor Maupin, Abigail Morgan, Landon Ramsey, Brian Saettel, Brayden Shietze, Morgan Skaggs, Soren Thompson, Ella Tucker

    3rd Grade All A’s and B’s

  • School calendar - January 18, 2017

    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 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. January 25, at Hodgenville Elementary School. The color for the event is brown. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    HES SBDM

  • Website displaying LCS alumni to be launched

    Thanks to the hard work of several students in LaRue County High School’s technology classes, the school’s alumni and general public will soon be able to go online to view individual’s pictures from their senior class.

    “Our expected launch date is March 15,” said Symone Whalin, an LCHS senior who with fellow senior Brandon Hurt and junior Dylan Sullivan will present the site construction as a competitive project in the Student Technology Leadership Program conference in April at Lexington’s Rupp Arena.

  • Whalin participating in DYW state event

    Symone Whalin, LaRue County’s 2017 Distinguished Young Woman, is participating in state DYW competition at Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington this week.

    The LaRue County High School senior arrived in Lexington Sunday for the weeklong series of events that result in winners being awarded college scholarships worth thousands of dollars.