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Education

  • Nolin RECC sponsors student trip to Washington

     Local high school juniors whose parents or guardians are members receiving electric service from Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation are eligible to enter a contest that may take them to Washington, D.C.

    The yearly competition also includes a trip to Frankfort by all participating students. 

  • Bethlehem High School Honor Roll

     The following Bethlehem High School students from LaRue County have been named to the Honor Roll for the first semester of the 2011-12 academic year:

    All A – senior Skyler Frye

    A-B – sophomore Jesse Plouvier

    Bethlehem High School is located in Bardstown.

  • Students may win $1,500 for college through 'Dream Out Loud' challenge

     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?”

  • WKU signs contract with Coca Cola

    Western Kentucky University and Coca-Cola have signed a 10-year partnership for beverage rights.
    The transition will begin Thursday as Coke returns to the WKU campus after 15 years, said Gary Meszaros, assistant vice president for Auxiliary Services.

  • Bluegrass Cellular offers scholarships

    Bluegrass Cellular, Inc. is accepting scholarship applications from graduating seniors who attend high school in its 40-county coverage area. The deadline for applications is March 26.
    Bluegrass Cellular will award 18 scholarships valued at $1,500 each. This is the 11th year the company has recognized dedicated high school students through its scholarship program.   

  • TestGear prepares students for the ACT

    Every LaRue County High School student has access to a computer program designed not only to help that pupil to score better on the ACT but also on end-of-course assessments required by the new state testing system, Unbridled Learning.
    Named TestGear, the program produced by the Xap Corporation, guides students through up to 50 hours of instruction, practice and diagnostic testing.  LCHS has a site license that allows all its students to use the program.

  • School Calendar updated 1-10

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Schools will be closed Jan. 16 and Feb. 17. Spring break is April 9-13.

    ALES
    Stay and Read
    Students may stay after school and read every Tuesday until 4:15 p.m. with permission form.

    Academic Team meets
    The Academic Team meets every Wednesday after school until 4:15 p.m. in the library.

    Jan. 11-13 – PTO School Mall promotion
    Jan. 12  – BETA Club after school until 4 p.m. in McDowell’s classroom
    Jan. 13 – Report Cards sent home

  • ExCEL Award nominees named

    Four of LaRue County’s teachers have been nominated by their colleagues to be this year’s LaRue County Teacher of the Year Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership (ExCEL) Award Winner.
    Nominees include: Tom McGovern of LaRue County High School; Jim B. Phelps of LaRue County Middle School; Heather Cline of Abraham Lincoln Elementary School; and David Edwards of Hodgenville Elementary School.

  • Bluegrass Cellular offers scholarship

     Bluegrass Cellular, Inc. is accepting scholarship applications from graduating seniors who attend high school in its 40-county coverage area. The deadline for applications is March 26.

    Bluegrass Cellular will award 18 scholarships valued at $1,500 each. This is the 11th year the company has recognized dedicated high school students through its scholarship program.  

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: testGEAR helps students prepare for ACT

     Every LaRue County High School student has access to a computer program designed not only to help that pupil to score better on the ACT but also on end-of-course assessments required by the new state testing system, Unbridled Learning.

    Named testGEAR, the program produced by the Xap Corporation, guides students through up to 50 hours of instruction, practice, and diagnostic testing.  LCHS has a site license that allows all its students to use the program.