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Education

  • WKU gradutes fall 2015

    The following Western Kentucky University students from LaRue County graduated December 2015.

    Michael R. Huff, of Buffalo, Bachelor of Science; Olivia B. Lafollette, of Buffalo, Bachelor of Science; Sarah B. Astor of Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science and Nathaniel W. Nash, of Hodgenville, Bachelor of Music.

  • LCS recognized for meeting goal

    LaRue County Schools is among 111 public school districts statewide that delivered on a pledge made five years ago to improve the college and career readiness of its high school graduates by 2015.

    All of the state’s 169 P-12 superintendents and local board chairs signed the pledge – known as the Commonwealth Commitment to College and Career Readiness – in 2011. (In Kentucky, five public school districts do not have high schools). Each of the districts had a unique goal based on increasing its 2010 college and career readiness rate by 50 percent by 2015.

  • LaRue Students make deans list

    Those named to the list were Benjamin Elijah Locke, sophomore, of Hodgenville; Cody Joseph Palacios, freshman, of Hodgenville; Lucas Ryan Pepper, senior, of Hodgenville; Adam Justin Sandidge, sophomore, of Hodgenville; Austin Tyler Stillwell, junior, of Hodgenville and Isaiah Thomas Turner, sophomore of Magnolia.

  • LCHS speech places thrid in Region

    By Kaylan Anderson

    LCHS Junior

  • Clean Sweep at Governor’s Cup

    LaRue County Elementary Schools made a clean sweep at this past weekend’s District Governor’s Cup hosted at Hodgenville Elementary. Both schools qualified to advance to regional play which will be held on March 12 at Foster Heights Elementary in Bardstown.

    Abraham Lincoln accumulated a total of 61.5 points and was announced as District #49 Overall Champs and Hodgenville Elementary placed in runner-up position with 26 points. New Haven and Boston placed third and fourth respectively.

  • Farm Calendar – March 2, 2016

    Meade County Farm Toy Show and Sale

    The 22nd annual Meade county farm toy show and sale will be held Friday, March 4 from 6-9 p.m., and Saturday, March 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Meade county fairgrounds. For more information call 270-547-6443.

    BQA Training

    A Beef Quality Assurance Training Session is scheduled at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 17 at the Hardin County Extension Office.  LaRue County producers that need BQA training are invited to attend.

    Extension Expo Booth

  • School Calendar - March 2, 2016

    LC Schools make-up days

    Make up days are scheduled for March 11, May 6, May 19, May 20, May 23 and May 24. The last day of school is May 25

    KHIC Wee Time

  • LCMS Students compete in Governor’s Cup

    Twelve LCMS Academic Team students competed in the Region 11 Governor’s Cup competition at Eastside Middle School in Mt. Washington on February 11 and February 13.

    Twenty students from eighteen different schools competed in each subject area assessment test at the regional level.  LaRue students who competed were Victor Helm, Eden Sidebottom, Kaleigh Graham, Gavin Whitehouse, Yasmeen Hamada, Adara Dobson, Alex Loyall, Biven Turner, Sydney Pepper, Simon Coy, Mason Lane, and Nick Vazquez.

  • Students participate in middle school honors band
  • LaRue students participate in All-State Chorus

    Earning the right to participate in the Kentucky Music Educators Association‘s Kentucky Children’s Chorus, Junior High Chorus or All-State Chorus is much more involved than simply volunteering to join the group.

    Penny Akers, Abraham Lincoln Elementary School’s music teacher noted, for example, that though some 657 fifth and sixth grade students from all across Kentucky auditioned for this year’s Kentucky Children’s Chorus, only 214 were selected to participate.