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Education

  • Elijah Thomas participates in School for the Arts drama class

    The Kentucky Center hosted more than 200 eager young artists from every region of the Commonwealth, as The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts took place at Lexington’s Transylvania University from June 23 to July 13.

    Elijah Thomas of LaRue County High School took part in drama classes.

    During their three-week stay, 222 student artists from 48 counties were immersed in a rigorous schedule of daily seminars, master-classes, lectures, hands-on workshops and field trips to regional arts attractions.  

  • School Calendar -July 24, 2013

    ALL SCHOOLS
    First day

    Aug. 7 – First day for students

    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 Aug. 12, Sept. 9, 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 358-4112.

    HES
    Kindergarten events

  • Exploration leads to discovery at Kids Crew

    Children at Kids Crew Plus have been busy “Exploring our World” this summer.

    That’s the theme of the day care operated by LaRue County Schools at the district’s central office in Hodgenville.

    The 30 children, ranging from three to 12 years old, have visited several area sites, including Abraham Lincoln’s birthplace in May.

    “In June the children began learning about historic Bardstown,” said Denise Rose, program director.  

  • Saving For College: Graduate with the least amount of debt
  • Rex Hanson looks back on LaRue career

    One of LaRue County High School’s key faculty members has accepted a position outside the district.

    Rex Hanson, senior class sponsor and Math Department chairman, will teach dual credit college algebra and algebra 2 at John Hardin High School this fall.

    “I am leaving because I felt it was time for a change,” said Hanson. “There will be new experiences and opportunities in Hardin County to which I am looking forward. There are also some benefits of having my children attend school where they are districted.”

  • Local students graduate from WKU

    Several students graduated in May from Western Kentucky University.

    Brittany A. Carr, Katelyn E. Davila and David E. Higdon, all of Hodgenville, each earned bachelor of science degrees.

    Cassandra J. Hornback of Hodgenville earned a bachelor of arts degree.

    Andrew T. Tucker of Hodgenville earned a bachelor of music degree.

    And, Kevin Cruz of Magnolia earned a bachelor of science degree.

  • Two named to Dean's List

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 2,749 students earned Dean’s List honors for the spring semester.

    Two local students were named to the list:
    Armanda Fae Pennington and Sean-Micheal Wathen, both of Magnolia, are sophomores and LaRue County High School graduates majoring in aviation.

    To achieve Dean’s List honors at Eastern, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0.

  • Hodgenville High School Class of 1958
  • KSBA changes tighten regulations

    The Kentucky School Board Association has made several changes to their list of Policies and Administrative Procedure.

    The LaRue County School Board went over the changes at its June 17 meeting.

    “This year it was a little different because the state auditor had several recommendations in light of issues that had occurred within other school districts in the state,” said Superintendent Sam Sanders.

    Changes made to the KSBA Policies and Procedures are very broad, covering multiple areas.

  • ECTC holds pinning ceremony

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Practical Nursing Program held its annual Pinning Ceremony on May 17 on the ECTC Campus. Eleven students graduated from the program and now are eligible to take their NCLEX-PN licensure exams. Eight have already passed the exam, while three are planning to take it soon.