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Education

  • Bellarmine University Dean's list

    Bellarmine University has named students to its Dean’s List for the fall 2011 semester.
    The Dean’s List recognizes students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
    The following New Hope residents were named to the Dean’s List:
    n Lindsey Davis, a junior majoring in psychology, and a graduate of Nelson County High School
    n Angela Musk, a senior majoring in art, and a graduate of Bethlehem High School
    n Flannery Musk, a sophomore majoring in undecided, and a graduate of Bethlehem High School.

  • Morehead State University Dean’s List

    The Morehead State University Dean’s List for the 2011 fall semester includes the following local students:
    n Brent Gozzard, Breanna Stone and Carissa Stratton, all from Hodgenville.
    n Logan Todd from Glendale was named also to the Dean’s List and graduated with a bachelor of arts degree during the fall commencement ceremony.
    To be named to the list, a student must be enrolled on a full-time basis and achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale for the current semester.

  • Old Toad Guitar Duo to perform at ECTC

    The “Old Toad Guitar Duo” will perform at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College 7 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Science Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.
    The Old Toad Guitar Duo is Steve Mattingly and Matt Cochran, longtime musical collaborators who first met at the Eastman School of Music in 1995. Their group is named after a pub in Rochester, NY they frequented during their student days.

  • School District Personnel Recommendations

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations Jan. 17:
    Accepted the recommendation of employment of:
    • Michelle Jones as English Teacher at LaRue County High School
    • Josh Jaggers as Head Football Coach at LCHS
    • Maria Thurman as finance clerk at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
    • Allison McDowell as girls’ tennis coach at LCHS
    • Tim Littlejohn as 7th grade girls’ assistant basketball coach

  • PHOTOS: 100 days of kindergarten
  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Honor Roll- Second Nine Weeks

    All “A’s”
    Abby Bennett, Brooks Brackett, Chloe Childress, Simon Coy, Addie Cundiff, Adara Dobson, Tara Goodwin, Layne Gribbins, Alexis Grimes, Sydney Miller, Aspin Moore, Kylee Nunn, Bailey Rogers, Dylan Rowe, Bridget Southwood, Anna Grace Turner, Zoe VanRiper, Nick Vazquez, Jake Walters, Russell Young
    All “A/B”

  • School Calendar updated 1-31-12

    ALL SCHOOLS
    School is in session Feb. 17 as a make-up day. Spring break is April 9-13.

    ALES
    Weekly
    Stay After and Read every Tuesday after school until 4:15 p.m. with permission form
    Academic Team every Wednesday after school until 4:15 p.m. in the library
     
    Youth soccer registration
    Youth Soccer registration is 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 4 in the cafeteria.

    STLP meets

  • SeeMyPlate spills the milk about student lunch habits

    A picture is worth a thousand words.
    That’s the idea behind a new program, SeeMyPlate, being introduced for the first time this year in LaRue County Schools.
    “It is a fabulous feature that allows the parents to see their child’s actual lunch tray along with the transaction history,” said DeeAnne Sanders, LaRue County Schools’ coordinator of nutrition.   

  • PHOTO: Problem Solving team advances to region

    The LaRue County High School Future Problem Solving team placed second at Governor's Cup district competition and qualified for regional competition. The FPS team is Kylie Rogers, Cody McDowell Brandon Henning and Tyler Skaggs. James Reding placed third in the Social Studies written assessment and Skaggs placed fourth in Mathematics written assessment. Both qualified for regional competition. Governor's Cup Regional competition will be held at LaRue County High School on Feb. 14 and 18. 

  • EKU announces Dean's List and graduates

     Eastern Kentucky University has announced its fall Dean’s List and graduates.

    To achieve Dean’s List honors, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Students attempting 13 credit hours must earn a 3.65 GPA, and students attempting 12 credit hours must earn a 3.75 GPA.

    Sherman Thomas Jaggers of Upton was named to the Dean’s List and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology.