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Education

  • LaRue students participate in All-state Junior choir

    Five students from LaRue County were recently selected and performed in a state choir.

    The Kentucky Junior High Chorus (KJHC) is comprised of the Kentucky Junior High Mixed Chorus (KJHMC) and the Kentucky Junior High Treble Chorus (KJHTC). There were over 1,100 seventh grade through ninth grade students across the state of Kentucky that auditioned to be a member of either all state choir and only a few over 400 was selected.

  • School Calendar - February 17, 2016

    LaRue County 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 24, which will be an early release day.

    KHIC Wee Time

  • Personnel changes at LaRue County Schools - February 17, 2016

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their February meeting.

    Employment

    Jacinta Perkins as Guidance Counselor at ALES.

    Amy Duvall as Food Service Assistant II for LCS.

    Ellis Fraser as Assistant Speech Coach for LCHS.

    Callie Skaggs as Part-Time Exceptional Education Teacher at HES.

    Resignation

    Clarissa Thomas as Guidance Counselor at ALES.

    Bruce Arnett as Head Football Coach for LCMS.

    Carrie Garnett as a Teacher at HES.

  • LCHS students earn statewide awards for computing

    Two LaRue County High School students have earned recognition from the Kentucky Affiliate National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT).

    Symone Whalin, a junior at LCHS, received the NCWIT 2016 Award for Aspirations in Computing. Sophomore Marissa Kappel was runner up.

  • LCHS Beta students take third place in state Quiz Bowl

    Four LaRue County High School students recently attended the Kentucky Beta Club Convention in Louisville and finished third in the state Quiz Bowl.

    “This was the best finish in school history,” said Kendrick Bryan, LCHS Beta Club sponsor. “Placing third in Quiz Bowl is a major deal in the world of National Beta.”

    The team, which includes Rachel Sheffer, Bryce Lawler, Cole Constant and Skyler Hornback, was one of eight to compete, after participating in a written elimination round.

  • Duncan receives Bobby McDowell Award

    It seems only fitting that Marsha Duncan receive the Bobby McDowell Award of Excellence for Leadership and Community Service because her entire life has been an exemplar of those two qualities.

    While a student at LaRue County High School, the 1986 graduate was active in Teens Who Care and Future Homemakers of America. She was also very involved in her church, Salem Christian.

  • LaRue County School Career Fair
  • School Calendar - February 10, 2016

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is February 22 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the LaRue County Board of Education. The color for the event is purple. The event is sponsored by the LaRue County Family Resource Center and the United Way. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    CKCA to Offer Assistance to Graduating College Seniors

  • LaRue County students receive honors at EKU

    Five LaRue County students were named to the Dean’s list for the Fall 2015 semester.

    LaRue County students on the list were Clarissa Rose Baker of Mount Sherman, James Ford of Magnolia, Kaelyn Rene Herrin of Hodgenville, Christian Carl Pope of Hodgenville and Sean-Michael Wathen of Magnolia.

    To achieve Dean’s List honors at EKU, 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.

  • U.S. Representative Brett Guthrie visits ALES 5th graders