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Education

  • Lee earns $1,000 Beta scholarship

     Zachary Lee, a senior at LaRue County High School, has been named a Beta Scholar which entitles him to a $1,000 scholarship.

    Lee competed against more than 700 candidates nationwide for the honor; 221 recipients were chosen. 

    Lee plans to study electrical engineering in college.  He was recommended for this award by the local Beta Club sponsor, Rex Hanson and high school principal, Paul Mullins.

  • Students compete at State Governor's Cup

  • PHOTO: Black History Month lesson

    Hodgenville Elementary School kindergarten students celebrated Black History Month with the help of Gordon Thomas who told stories, sang songs and answered students’ questions. Students pictured are Seth Graham, Cutter Boley, Will Ray, Nayland English, Cammie Allen, Lexi Wheeler, Carris Ford, Lenayah Andrews, Kelsea Baker, Chase Pellman, Seth Strock and Margaret Johnson

  • Magnolia Bank offers ‘Preparing for Success’ scholarships to students

    Twenty sixth-grade students from Hardin and LaRue Counties were awarded the fifth annual Magnolia Bank “Preparing for Success” Scholarships. Students were asked to write an essay telling what would make a great career and how they plan to pursue that career.  
    “The goal of this program is to get kids and their families talking about college early. We want to help students in our area get off to a good start saving for their future,” said Stefanie Rock, vice president at Magnolia Bank.    

  • School Calendar updated 3-14-12

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

    ALES
    Weekly
    Stay After and Read is every Tuesday after school until 4:15 p.m. with permission form.
    Academic Team meets every Wednesday after school until 4:15 p.m. in the library.

    ExCEL Ceremony
    The ExCEL ceremony honoring Heather Sutherland will be 12:30 p.m. March 21 at ALES.

    Academic meet
    An academic team meet will be 3:30-5 p.m. March 21 in the cafeteria.

    Group photos

  • Students may win $1,500 toward college, $500 for school

    Kentucky students in grades K-6 have a chance to win $1,500 toward college and $500 for their school in the “Dream Out Loud Challenge.” Students are invited to submit an original drawing, poem, essay or video answering the question: “How will I change the world after I go to college?”

  • PHOTO: Cat in the who?
  • Test scores show students are above or at state average

    LaRue County Schools’ eighth- and tenth-grade students scored well on the EXPLORE and PLAN statewide assessments given last fall, according to reports released this month.
    EXPLORE, given to eighth graders, is a predictor of high school readiness. PLAN, which sophomores take, predicts how well they will perform on the ACT, a college-readiness assessment.

  • PHOTOS: Dr. Seuss rules
  • Students receive scholarship from Magnolia Bank

     Twenty sixth-grade students from Hardin and LaRue Counties were awarded the fifth annual Magnolia Bank “Preparing for Success” Scholarships. Students were asked to write an essay telling what would make a great career and how they plan to pursue that career. 

    “The goal of this program is to get kids and their families talking about college early. We want to help students in our area get off to a good start saving for their future,” said Stefanie Rock, vice president at Magnolia Bank.