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Education

  • District planning committee highlights needs of local schools

    Knowing what the facility needs are is mandatory for a school district to be able to use its state-provided funds most effectively.
    State law (KRS 157.440) requires Facility Support Program of Kentucky funds be used to address categorized priorities listed in an approved facilities plan written by the school district describing school centers and their status as permanent or transitional and the current and proposed plan of school organizational structure, enrollment and student capacity.

  • SCHOLARSHIP: Michelle Benningfield receives Homemaker scholarship

    Michelle Benningfield, daughter of James and Donna Benningfield of Hodgenville, is the recipient of the LaRue County Homemaker Scholarship.

    She is a graduating senior at LaRue County High School and an active FFA member, serving as chapter reporter this year. She served three years on Teen Court under District Judge Derek Reed and last year was a representative from LaRue County at the state 4-H Kentucky Youth Seminar at University of Kentucky.

    She plans to attend Western Kentucky University and pursue a career in veterinary service.

  • School Board: PLAN scores improve

    Amanda Reed presented the PLAN and Explore reports Monday to the LaRue County School Board.
    The Explore (grade 8) showed that LaRue County Middle School students were above the state average in every subject area and ranked in the top 11 percent in the state. PLAN (grade 10) showed that LaRue County High Schoolers scored as high or higher than the state in all areas. LCHS is in the top 34 percent of districts overall.
    In other business:

  • Free GED testing offered through June 30

     Free GED testing and National Career Readiness Certificate assessments are being offered free of charge to eligible Kentuckians on a first-come, first-served basis through June 30 or until funds are exhausted.

  • School board agrees to ALES 'water garden' in attempt to solve run-off problem

     James Martin Tharp, with the LaRue County Conservation District, approached school board members at Monday night’s meeting on the possibility of installing a water garden below Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

  • Scholarship Calendar updated 3-21-12

    Bluegrass Cellular

    Bluegrass Cellular, Inc. is accepting scholarship applications from graduating seniors. The deadline for applications is March 26. The awards are $1,500 each. Winners will be notified in May.

    For the complete list of guidelines and an application, go to www.BluegrassCellular.com, visit one of Bluegrass Cellular’s Customer Care Centers or contact your school guidance counselor.

     

    Tri-County Car Club

  • School Calendar updated 3-21-12

    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.

    Group photos
    Group photos will be taken March 29.

    Spring Carnival
    The ALES spring carnival is 5-7 p.m. March 30.

  • LaRue County High School Honor Roll - Third Nine Weeks

    All “A” Honor Roll

  • Parent night planned to prepare for senior year, expenses

    Not only must seniors-to-be prepare academically for their final year of high school, they and their parents must also ready themselves for the events and expenses that the year brings with it.
    With that thought in mind, LaRue County High School, with the sponsorship of the district’s Youth Service Center, has prepared a parent night filled with information for families of this year’s junior class starting at 6 p.m. March 27 in the school’s library.

  • PHOTO: ECTC hosts staff conference

     Elizabethtown Community and Technical College hosted the 7th Annual Staff Conference for staff employees throughout the statewide Kentucky Community and Technical College System. About 140 people from nine different colleges, including Western Kentucky University, and the system office attended the day-long event. Front from left, Autumn O'Neal, Bonnie Elder, Rhonda Thompson, Dee Curl, Missy Milby; back, Patti Donahue, Sean O'Neal, Michelle Simpson, Kathy Shofner, Bill Wooden, Carla Allen, Kathryn Marsee and Adam Huddleston