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Education

  • 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.

  • Band boosters host bunco fundraiser

    Project Graduation will sponsor a bunco fundraiser 6-8 p.m. Jan. 14 in the LaRue County High School Cafeteria. Food and registration begin at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $10; open to community.

    Monetary or gift donations may be dropped off at 6 p.m. Jan. 10 at the high school library.

  • Several students named to Dean's List at St. Catharine

     Several local students were named to the Dean’s List at St. Catharine College, Springfield for the fall semester. The Dean's List includes all students who had a grade point average of 3.6 - 3.999.

    They include Christopher Brady, Melinda Norris, Angela Rogers and Steven Smith, all of New Haven; and Adrienne Leigh of Bradfordsville.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Good study habits increase hope of success

     The start of a new year is a good time for students to resolve to rid themselves of poor study habits and, in their place, to develop study skills that will help them be successful.

    Self-discipline is a key factor to better study habits and, as a result, better grades. As the study habits improve, so do the chances for students to transition into adult life more successfully, to bridge the gap between high school and the adult world.

  • Kindergarten students enjoy a day on 'The Polar Express'

     Hodgenville Elementary School Kindergarten students’ incorporated the story of “The Polar Express” into their celebrations. 

    Kelly Ray’s class arrived to school with pajamas on and was surprised to find the book coming to life with train tracks leading into their classroom.  Throughout the day the class wore conductor hats, wrote a Five Senses Poem about what they see and hear on the train, listened to the book, watched the movie and had a visit from Santa Claus.

  • Former teacher sues Campbellsville schools

    A Sonora woman is suing Campbellsville school officials after she says she was fired from her teaching job but not told the real reason why. And the woman wants lost wages and benefits and her job back.