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Education

  • Hannah Mayfield earns B.S. in nursing

    Hannah Renee Mayfield received a bachelor of science in nursing from Western Kentucky University on Dec. 17, 2011. She graduated Summa Cum Laude.

    Upon graduation, Mayfield was employed by The Medical Center in Bowling Green as a surgical nurse.

    She is the daughter of Greg Mayfield of Hodgenville and Melanie Read of Magnolia.

  • PHOTO: Where is that little red hen?
  • Hodgenville Elementary School Honor Roll- Third Nine Weeks

    Third grade “A” Honor Roll
    Ashlyn Toher, Bella Thurman, Brandon Perkins, Brianna McCauley-Posey, Bridgett Weaver, Connor Baker, Darian Morrison, Dravin Benjamin, Emma Grimes, Evan McCreery, Graham Kinzel, Hunter Rowland, Jaelee Collins, Johnny Asagra, Jorge Morales, Kegan Cox, Keilee Mulkins, Kirsten Burgess, Koy Johnson, Mason Griswold, Nate Warren, Olivia Hazlewood, Preston Self, Raymond Crewz, Rebekah Keith, Thomas Hoppes, Tripp Chapman
    Third grade “A/B” Honor Roll

  • School Calendar updated 4-3-12

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Spring break is April 9-13. Last day of school is May 16.

    ALES
    Special meetings for principal selection
    The ALES site-based council will have a special meeting 5:30 p.m. April 4 for principal selection discussion and another 5:30 p.m. April 18 for an anticipated principal selection vote to occur. There will be a closed session in each of these special meetings.  

    Site-based council schedule
    The ALES site-based council meeting will be 5:30 p.m. April 16 in the conference room.

  • LaRue Middle School students celebrate ‘kick butts’ day

    The LaRue County Health Department hosted Kick Butts Day March 21 at LaRue County Middle School.
    Kick Butts Day is a national day of activism that empowers youth to speak up and take action against “Big Tobacco.”
    Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, killing more than 400,000 people every year. Every day, more than 4,000 kids try their first cigarettes; another 1,000 kids become addicted smokers, one-third of whom will die prematurely as a result.

  • New assessment system preps students for higher education

    One of the main goals of the new statewide assessment system is to prepare students for entrance into college and careers.
    This preparation begins years before students enter high school. For instance, LaRue County Schools instructional supervisor Denise Skaggs, school administrators, staff and students are actively involved in year-round readiness activities at LaRue County Middle School.

  • Artist Don Taylor visits HES

    Don Taylor, a former Hodgenville Elementary and LaRue County High School alumni, stopped in at HES to talk to students about printmaking. Taylor is an art professor at Brookhaven College in Dallas, Texas, where he has been teaching the last 34 years.
    Taylor explained to students the different printmaking processes, and how important the elements and principles of art are to design works. He shared work of his own and other printmakers from across the nation, and let students discuss what they saw in them.

  • Scholarships updated 4-3-12

    Leadership LaRue County
    The Leadership LaRue County Class of 2006-07 will offer a $500 scholarship to graduating seniors from LaRue County public, private or home schools. Adults wishing to begin an educational program may apply.
    Applicants must reside in LaRue County and enroll as a full-time student in either the Kentucky Community and Technical College system or a four-year college or university in Kentucky.

  • ALES holds rally for state testing

    Batter, Batter, Swing! Abraham Lincoln Elementary School recently kicked off their state testing emphasis in conjunction with their quarterly Hawk Rally. Senior members of the LaRue County High School baseball and softball teams joined in the rally fun and the Hawk mascot and senior cheerleaders pepped up the students as they entered the gym. Two students from each classroom were chosen at the rally for being responsible, trustworthy and fair. Each received a ticket for either cotton candy or popcorn and a baseball treat bag.

  • PHOTO: Project Graduation roadblock

    LaRue County High School senior Olivia Dulak, Vonna Downs and Kathy Dulak worked a roadblock Saturday, accepting donations for Project Graduation.

    Other fundraisers:

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