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Education

  • KET: Calling all young writers

     KET invites Kentucky's kindergarten through fifth grade students to submit their original, illustrated stories for the 2013 KET Young Writers Contest.

    KET will select winners at each grade level and award prizes. The first-place stories in each grade level will be published online on the KET website.

    Entries can be submitted now through April 13.

    Details about the contest, instructions, complete contest rules, and past winners are available at http://connect.ket.org/site.

  • PHOTO: Turner meets the governor

     Biven Turner, a fourth-grader at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, met Gov. Steve Beshear on a recent visit to Frankfort.

  • PHOTO: Biven Turner is page for a day

     Biven Turner, a fourth-grader at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, spent a day in Frankfort as a page for State Rep. Michael Meredith.

  • ECTC offers ACT classes

     Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will offer ACT prep courses in April. Individual classes are structured to give attention to each of the four subject areas – English, math, reading and science – or students may choose to take the ACT overview, offering custom-designed tutoring and practical advice on all four subjects.

    The ACT scores received on the exam can play an important role in admission to a college or university.

    Upcoming ACT preparation courses will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. on the following dates:

  • School calendar

    ALL SCHOOLS

    Make-up day

    School will be in session Monday, Feb. 18, as a make-up day.

     

    ALES

    FRC Advisory Council Meeting

    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary Family Resource Center Advisory Council will meet 11 a.m. Feb. 13 in the conference room at ALES. For information, call Machelle Durham at 358-4112. 

     

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  • Reporting for duty

    Beginning Feb. 18, LaRue County High School will hold a six-session ACT Boot Camp to help juniors brush up on their academic skills as they prepare for the statewide ACT assessment March 5.

    “This is a wonderful opportunity for our students to get some additional help on what is the most important test they have taken in school,” said LCHS principal Paul Mullins.  

  • Speech team carries on winning tradition

     The Kentucky High School Speech League Regional Tournament was held this past weekend at LaRue County High School. More than 19 middle and high schools competed for a chance to compete at the state tournament at the University of Kentucky in March. 

  • Sixth-grader elected president at Washington conference

     Sixth-grader Trey Ireland earned a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Washington D.C. to watch the historic inauguration of President Barak Obama.

  • English as a Second Language needs have tripled

     Helping students achieve their educational potential involves many more facets today than when Sarah Hornback began her career 18 years ago.