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Education

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  • Writing and art contest encourages students, focus on conservation

    With a new school year now underway, the search for Kentucky’s finest youth writers and artists also begins. Students in grades 1-12 are encouraged to submit creative writing and artistic entries for the annual conservation writing and art contests sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau and the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts.

  • School Calendar -September 11, 2013

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Fall break
    Fall break is Oct. 7-11.

    ALES
    ALES site-based council

    The ALES site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:35 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the school’s conference room. Future dates are Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10, April 14, May 12 and June 9. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.

    HES
    HES site-based council

  • Booster clubs unite to ‘boost’ schools’ extras

    The Kentucky Department of Education recently released a revised edition of a publication whose regulations govern procedures for activity funds in Kentucky’s public schools.

    Entitled “Accounting Procedures for Kentucky School Activity Funds,” the “Redbook,” as most educators refer to it, contains information that enables school districts to provide necessary reporting of monies received and expended through a method of uniform accounting for school activity funds as required by state regulation(702 KAR 3:130 (3).

  • Homeschooling program begins at library

    Learning and creativity often go hand in hand and learning is all about perspective according to LaRue County Public Library circulation librarian Sheree Priddy.

    Priddy has spent her time as a homeschool teacher for 22 years.

    Having educated her own five children, Carla, Cathy, Ben, Lauren and Dawn, all of whom have left home, Priddy has turned her attention to other homeschool parents.

  • Hurricane season on Titan

    The LaRue County Herald News will run a monthly NASA column for children as part of Newspaper-In-Education.

    It is written at upper-elementary grade level about specific topics related to space and Earth science, as well as space exploration technology. The articles are provided by the creators of The Space Place, a popular and award-winning NASA website for kids.

  • Saint Catherine Academy elects student council
  • Library Calendar -September 4, 2013

    ADULTS
    Cookie recipe swap

    The LaRue County Public Library will add an adult activity for the second Thursday of every month. In September, the activity will be a cookie recipe swap. Bring your favorite cookie recipe and a sample of that cookie to the library at 6 p.m. Sept. 12. Call the library at 358-3851 to register.

    Book club and bingo

  • School Calendar -September 4, 2013

    ALES
    ALES site-based council

    The ALES site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:35 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the school’s conference room.

  • Students prepare for a trip that mixes learning, Disney’s magic

    Come Nov. 1, several LaRue County High School students will be going to Disneyworld not only to have a week of fun, but also to take classes while there that are related to their high school subjects of business or technology.

    Jennifer Bernard, who teaches LCHS business and Kelly Sandidge, director of student services, organized the trip during which students will learn about business, technology, marketing, yearbook and science.