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Education

  • Engle wins gold medal in SkillsUSA

     Twelve Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students won gold medals at the SkillsUSA State Championships in Louisville in April. They will represent the college and the Commonwealth of Kentucky at the National SkillsUSA Championship in late June in Kansas City, Mo. In addition, eight students won silver medals and two won bronze.

  • LaRue County Schools awarded VISTA associate

     Christopher Wilborn, Executive Director of United Way of Central Kentucky, has announced that the organization has secured a grant to bring six AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America) Summer Associates to local nonprofits for a 10-week term of service. One of these full-time positions will involve work in LaRue County through an ongoing partnership with LaRue County Schools.

  • Karen Downs selected as ALES principal

    After six years as a Shelby County elementary school principal, LaRue County native Karen Downs is returning as principal at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.
    Downs, whose parents Woodrow and Kathleen Chelf reside in Magnolia, is a 1979 LaRue County High School graduate. She fills a vacancy left by former ALES principal Amber Thurman who died in a car crash Jan. 7.

  • LCHS rocket club flying to national competition

     LaRue County High School has a long history of outstanding sports and academic teams.

  • Local students honored by Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University’s annual Honors and Awards Day presented students, faculty and staff awards recognizing them for their academics and service to the university and community.
    Trask Anthony Murphy of Summersville was a co-valedictorian.
    Academic Awards were given to Terry Lee Caven of Magnolia – Mathematics; Rebekah Rose Bess Murphy of Summersville – Education, P-5; Trask Anthony Murphy of Summersville – Pastoral Ministries; and Caleb Thomas Phelps of Hodgenville – Worship Arts.

  • Camp Invention returning to Hodgenville this summer

    Invent Now, Inc. is pleased to announce that its nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program is returning to Hodgenville this summer. Camp Invention is a weeklong summer day program for students entering grades one through six. The program engages children to discover their own innate creativity and inventiveness through hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) content.

  • School Calendar updated 4-25-12

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Last day of school is May 16.

    ALES
    Site-based council schedule
    The ALES site-based council meeting will be 5:30 p.m. May 14 in the conference room.
    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    HES
    Weekly
    Academic practice – 3:20-4:20 p.m. every Tuesday. Academic meet is May 9 at HES

    HES site-based council schedule
    For more information, call the school at 358-3506.

    LCHS
    Prom

  • New website assists students with transcripts

    Kentucky high school students have a new resource to easily send their transcripts to colleges and universities in the Commonwealth.
    Through the website www.kytranscript.org, students can manage the release of their transcripts to participating Kentucky colleges and universities. The site is provided free by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

  • Scholarships updated 4-25-12

    Class of 1968 Memorial Scholarship
    LaRue County High School Class of 1968 established a scholarship in honor of their deceased classmates. Applications are available at the LCHS guidance office. Deadline to apply is April 25.

    Beef Cattle Association

  • Mentoring program a success at elementary school

    At the start of this school year, Hodgenville Elementary principal Sue Osborne met with guidance counselor David Walters about starting a mentoring program for her students.
    “I had seen it work in another district and had noticed how the students that participated looked forward to having a visit from another person in their life who took an interest in them and made them feel important,” Osborne said. “I have seen such an improvement in them, not only in academics, but also in attitude.”