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Education

  • Four Distinguished Alumni to be honored by LaRue Schools

     The LaRue County Board of Education has named four individuals as LaRue County Schools Distinguished Alumni.

    They will be recognized at a luncheon on Oct. 5 at the LaRue County Extension Office. Distinguished Alumni for 2012 are Tom Fulkerson, James D. LaRue Jr., Glen Rice and David L. Walsh.

    Fulkerson graduated from LaRue County High School in 1976, from Northwestern University in 1980 and from Baylor Law School in 1983.

  • Personnel changes made in school district

     The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations at its Sept. 17 meeting:

    Accepted the recommendation of employment of:

    • Frances Nichole Nimmo as math tutor at LaRue County High School

    • Evelyn Kirkpatrick as instructional assistant for RTI/Enrichment (videography) at Hodgenville Elementary School

    Accepted the resignation of:

    • Mark West as assistant wrestling coach at LaRue County Middle School

    • Dan Heady as head wrestling coach at LCMS

  • School board approves working budget

     The LaRue County Board of Education met Sept. 17.

  • LaRue County Schools commended for academic excellence

     The LaRue County School District has been selected as one of four “Diamonds in the Rough” districts in Kentucky by The Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions for LaRue’s notably above-average academic performance versus per pupil funding despite the district’s student poverty rate.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Cancer survivor returns to school

     Hodgenville Elementary School’s entire student body and staff welcomed fifth grade pupil Ashley Long back to the school in a gym assembly Sept. 14.

    Long, 10 years old, hasn’t attended HES since second grade because of her battle with childhood cancer that has included two bone marrow transplants. 

  • PHOTO: Mother Goose visits HES

      The kindergarten boys and girls at Hodgenville Elementary enjoyed a visit from Mother Goose Vicki Devers. Pictured are Chase Skaggs, Nikki Blair, Marlene Salazar, Garrett Dohn and Hailie Sams.

  • PHOTO: Teen Leadership

     Teen Leadership Academy participants attended a retreat at Camp Loucon.  From left, Kristina Durbin, Michaela Rock, Turner Cottrell and Delaina White.

  • Campbellsville University among tops in region

     Campbellsville University’s has remained in the top regional universities in the South, according to the U.S. News & World Report rankings.

    The University is listed also in the Chronicle of Higher Education as being among the nation’s fastest growing campuses. It is the 16th fastest growing educational institution in the United States from 2000 to 2010.

  • SCHOOL CALENDAR: 9/12/2012

     

    ALL SCHOOLS

    Oct. 1-5 – Fall Break

    Nov. 22 – Holiday

    Dec. 19-31 – Winter Break

    May 21, 2013 – Last day for students

    ALES

    Site-based council schedule

    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    HES

    HFRC Advisory Council meeting

  • PHOTOS: HES hosts grandparents