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Education

  • Free GED testing offered through June 30

     Free GED testing and National Career Readiness Certificate assessments are being offered free of charge to eligible Kentuckians on a first-come, first-served basis through June 30 or until funds are exhausted.

  • School board agrees to ALES 'water garden' in attempt to solve run-off problem

     James Martin Tharp, with the LaRue County Conservation District, approached school board members at Monday night’s meeting on the possibility of installing a water garden below Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

  • Scholarship Calendar updated 3-21-12

    Bluegrass Cellular

    Bluegrass Cellular, Inc. is accepting scholarship applications from graduating seniors. The deadline for applications is March 26. The awards are $1,500 each. Winners will be notified in May.

    For the complete list of guidelines and an application, go to www.BluegrassCellular.com, visit one of Bluegrass Cellular’s Customer Care Centers or contact your school guidance counselor.

     

    Tri-County Car Club

  • School Calendar updated 3-21-12

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Spring break is April 9-13. Last day of school is May 16.

    ALES
    Weekly
    Stay After and Read is every Tuesday after school until 4:15 p.m. with permission form.
    Academic Team meets every Wednesday after school until 4:15 p.m. in the library.

    ExCEL Ceremony
    The ExCEL ceremony honoring Heather Sutherland will be 12:30 p.m. March 21 at ALES.

    Group photos
    Group photos will be taken March 29.

    Spring Carnival
    The ALES spring carnival is 5-7 p.m. March 30.

  • LaRue County High School Honor Roll - Third Nine Weeks

    All “A” Honor Roll

  • Parent night planned to prepare for senior year, expenses

    Not only must seniors-to-be prepare academically for their final year of high school, they and their parents must also ready themselves for the events and expenses that the year brings with it.
    With that thought in mind, LaRue County High School, with the sponsorship of the district’s Youth Service Center, has prepared a parent night filled with information for families of this year’s junior class starting at 6 p.m. March 27 in the school’s library.

  • PHOTO: ECTC hosts staff conference

     Elizabethtown Community and Technical College hosted the 7th Annual Staff Conference for staff employees throughout the statewide Kentucky Community and Technical College System. About 140 people from nine different colleges, including Western Kentucky University, and the system office attended the day-long event. Front from left, Autumn O'Neal, Bonnie Elder, Rhonda Thompson, Dee Curl, Missy Milby; back, Patti Donahue, Sean O'Neal, Michelle Simpson, Kathy Shofner, Bill Wooden, Carla Allen, Kathryn Marsee and Adam Huddleston

  • New website lets students send transcripts to colleges

    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. It is powered by the XAP Corporation.

  • ECTC's welding competition honors former teacher

     Thirty-five high school students from five area school districts participated in the fourth annual welding contest on March 9, sponsored by Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s welding program. The competition was named posthumously  in honor of Tim Turner, a former ECTC welding associate professor who served as program coordinator. 

  • Lee earns $1,000 Beta scholarship

     Zachary Lee, a senior at LaRue County High School, has been named a Beta Scholar which entitles him to a $1,000 scholarship.

    Lee competed against more than 700 candidates nationwide for the honor; 221 recipients were chosen. 

    Lee plans to study electrical engineering in college.  He was recommended for this award by the local Beta Club sponsor, Rex Hanson and high school principal, Paul Mullins.