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Education

  • LCHS Academic Team competes

     The LaRue County High School Academic Team competed Nov. 10 in the JV Challenge hosted at LCHS. The Quick Recall team defeated Washington County, Bethlehem and Elizabethtown to place second overall.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Changes coming to GED

     Big changes are coming in 2014 for people obtaining their GED (general educational development) certificates.

    Those who have taken the current test, but have not passed all five parts have only until Dec. 18, 2013, to take the current test, according to information from the Kentucky Department of Education. If they do not pass all five parts by that date, they will need to start over again in 2014 with the new GED test.

    The new test will also be given only on computers at designated locations.

  • LCMS holds pajama drive

     LaRue County Middle School is holding a pajama drive through Dec. 14. Bring pajamas for ages newborn through adult to the LCMS front office lobby.

    Pajamas must be new and a complete set – either a top and bottom, onesie or appropriate nightgown. Donated pajamas will be distributed to local children in need and those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

  • Library staff receive scholarships

     Virginia LaMuth, Lisa Jo Williams and Sarah Graff, employees of the LaRue County Public Library, have been named recipients of a Library Science Tuition Scholarship.

    Each employee received a $500 scholarship and all three are attending Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

  • GED tests available at Brockman Center in December

     LaRue County students who are working on their GEDs can take the test in Hodgenville Dec. 19 and 20.

    Campbellsville University will offer the high school equivalency exams at the Brockman Center on Old E’town Road, according to Director of LaRue County Adult Education Sarah Hornback.

    Hornback announced the news to several adult education students last week.

  • Students excel at KYA

     Fifteen LaRue County High School students attended the Kentucky Youth Assembly in Louisville and Frankfort Nov. 18-20.

    The students, advised by Kendrick Bryan and Ben Schell, were recognized as a Delegation of Excellence.

  • PHOTO: Teen Leadership Academy

     The 4-H Teen Leadership Academy went to the University of Kentucky in November for their monthly session on college and career preparation. The 4-H Teen Leadership Academy is a group of teens from LaRue, Hardin, Meade, Breckinridge and Grayson. Participants are selected each summer through an application process. LaRue County is represented by Turner Cottrell, Michaela Rock, Kristina Durbin, Delaina White and Darian White.

  • SCHOOL BOARD: New hires, resignations

     The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations Nov. 19.

  • HES honors Junior Beta Club members

  • Search begins for LCMS principal

     LaRue County Schools are searching for a new principal.

    Middle School Principal Bob Bright announced his resignation Nov. 14. He has accepted a position as CEO/executive director of the National Beta Club.

    Bright, who has served as LCMS principal since July 2010, will begin his new duties on Jan. 1.