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Education

  • 2013 State Assessment Window, May 6-14

    It’s that time of year again! Time for LaRue County students to complete state testing requirements for the Unbridled Learning accountability system. 

  • Scholarships: Hard work can mean big money for high school grads

    Planning to enroll in college can be financially frightening if not downright intimidating.

  • Bookmobile Schedule - May 2013

     May 1 – Walnut Street, Westpoint Bank, Watch Me Grow, Maxine Road, New Jackson Highway

  • LaRue County High School awarded the 'bronze' by U.S. News

    The LaRue County school system is among the top districts in the state for technology use, outstanding extracurricular programs and teachers who excel at every level.
    One of the most recent accomplishments is an April 23 ranking by U.S. News: LaRue County High School was listed among the top 58 schools in the state.
    It is one of more than 21,000 schools assessed that received a national ranking.
    LCHS received a bronze ranking based on high performance on state test exams and college readiness, an honor that only 13 percent of U.S. schools earned.

  • Wee timers ride the big yellow bus

     A group of preschoolers and their parents loaded a school bus headed for Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park Thursday during the last installment of Wee Time.

  • ALES students place in Spelling Bee
  • School personnel receive 1 percent wage increase

    Employees of LaRue County Schools will receive a 1 percent wage increase next year.

    The LaRue County School Board unanimously approved the decision at its April 15 meeting.

    Board member Dawn Conner said “it’s difficult to get much more of an increase” due to the economy.

    The increase in salary will cost the District a total of $137,200.

    SBDM allocations

    The board approved the site-based decision making council allocations for each school.

  • Retirees honored by school district

    The LaRue County Board of Education honored several retirees April 15 at a reception in the Larue County High School Media Center. Friends, family members, board members and fellow staff congratulated those who attended.

    Superintendent Sam Sanders presented each retirees a plaque in honor of their years of commitment to the LaRue County school system. All retirees had served 10 to 30 years with the school system.

  • McMahan inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

    Patty McMahan of Hodgenville was honored by McKendree University recently.

    McMahan, a senior studying accounting, was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi academic honor society.

    The annual event was held at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville. Honorees were selected by faculty members.

    Phi Kappa Phi is for those students with the highest scholastic standing.

  • Hornback wins scholarship

    Ryan Hornback, a senior at LaRue County High School, will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the Kentucky Association of Counties.

    The 2013 Presidential Scholarship Award will be presented at an upcoming awards ceremony at the high school.

    The scholarship honors KACo’s current Association President and LaRue County Judge/executive Tommy Turner, who will present the award.

    Hornback plans to attend the University of Kentucky in the fall, where he plans to study mechanical engineering.