.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Education

  • Back to school
  • Lincoln Trail Health Department to be featured in KET segment

    Kentucky Educational Television network is interviewing local health officials for a three-part series on state health initiatives.

    “Health Three60” focuses on the programs and campaigns that three major regional health boards have adopted to help promote further education on healthy living.    

    The Lincoln Trail Board of Health, which encompasses LaRue, Hardin and Grayson counties, is a part of the episode “Healthy Competition: How County Health Rankings are Catalyzing Change.”

  • This is World Breastfeeding Week

    The 2013 World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated Aug. 1-7 with health officials working to promote the importance of supporting breastfeeding families. This message extends to fathers, family members, friends, employers and other key individuals who can play a role in the effort to build a supportive network for breastfeeding mothers.

  • ALES Kindergarten Launch draws large crowd

    Last Thursday, lines of little ones with wide eyes and bright smiles filled the halls of Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

    Kindergarten – the first immersion into the public school system and the most important year in developing a successful school experience was kicked off with the ALES Kindergarten Launch.

    Karen Downs, ALES principal said the launch helps promote a strong beginning for both parents and students.

    “It’s hard to let your baby into the real world,” said Downs.

  • LaRue County welcomes 23 new teachers for upcoming school year

    LaRue County Schools have 23 new teachers for the upcoming school year.

    LaRue County High School and Hodgenville Elementary School each have six new teachers. Five are teaching at LaRue County Middle School, four at Abraham Elementary, two are dividing their time between the middle and high school, and one is at the alternative center.

    To assist our readers in knowing more about them, the teachers have answered a questionnaire requested by Superintendent Sam Sanders.

  • Ready for class
  • School Calendar -July 31, 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.

    Open House
    Open house for LCHS is 6-8 p.m. Aug. 20.

  • Young students should master certain skills before starting school

    The Governor’s Office of Early Childhood suggests all kindergarteners should have these needs met and skills developed to be ready for school.

    1. Eats a balanced diet gets plenty of rest

    2. Receives immunizations and regular medical and dental care

    3. Runs, jumps and does other activities

    4. Can cut and spread food with butter knife and/or fork

    5. Feeds self with fork or spoon held in fingers

    6. Washes and dries hands and goes to toilet alone

    7. Brushes teeth without assistance and rinses out mouth

  • Seth DeVary named Young Achiever

    Seth DeVary has been selected by International Leadership Network as one of 28 students to receive recognition as a 2013 Young Achiever.

    It’s the second year he’s received this honor.

    He will be a freshman at LaRue County High School. He served as Kentucky Junior Beta State Secretary for 2012-13, received the National Junior Beta Leadership Award and was the National Junior Beta Secretary runner-up.

  • New for fall: Professional Growth and Effectiveness System in classrooms

    Kentucky is creating a new Professional Growth and Effectiveness System (PGES) whose goal is to increase student learning by ensuring that each student is taught by an effective teacher.