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Education

  • Hayden Williams enrolls at Centre

     Hayden Williams of Sonora has enrolled at Centre College, joining Centre's largest-ever first year class and largest overall enrollment. Academically, more than half were in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and the average ACT score is nearly 29. Both represent the strongest new-student profile of any Kentucky college or university.

    Williams is the son of Edward and Jane Williams of Sonora and is a graduate of Elizabethtown High School.

  • School laptops now open for Facebook access

    LaRue County High School students received the loan of a computer last fall through the Laptops of LaRue initiative.
    Each student has a Dell laptop that can be used for homework assignments, taking quizzes or online research.
    However, one of the more popular networking sites, Facebook, has been off-limits on student computers until now.

  • Blood drive at ALES

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School hosted the University of Kentucky/University of Louisville Governor’s Cup Blood Drive Aug. 30. Red Cross, staff, student and PTO volunteers assisted donors. Beanbags, books and coloring activities were provided for youth while educational computer games were provided for teens. Donors received a T-shirt and earned a chance to a gas card or vacation by registering at www.redcrossblood.org. The blood drive drew more than 35 donors.

  • PHOTO: LCMS Homecoming court
  • School Calendar: Updated 0913

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Fall break – Oct. 3-7

    ALES
    Activities
    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    HES
    Hodgenville Family Resource Center Advisory Council meets
    Hodgenville Family Resource Center Advisory Council will meet noon Sept. 20 in the HES library. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Melissa Pearman at 358-3506.

    LCHS
    Site-based council schedule

  • Local schools help the state earn award

    Kentucky was recently recognized as the distinguished 2011 “state of the year” by the National Energy Education Development Project for its state energy education program. The state’s program partnered with the Kentucky Utilities  Company and Louisville Gas and Electric Company’s Children’s Energy Education Program to help incorporate energy education into local schools.  

  • LaRue County high schoolers can earn college credit

    Imagine being in high school and taking a course that will not only count as one of your high school credits but also will give you three college credit hours.
    That dream is a reality at LaRue County High School, according to Rex Hanson, mathematics chairperson and one of several dual-credit teachers there.
    “The class is taught by a high school teacher during the regular school day,” he said.
    The program is in partnership with Campbellsville College. He teaches precalculus, which counts as college algebra and trigonometry credit.

  • Four LCHS graduates are Distinguished Alumni

     Four LaRue County High School graduates will be named as LaRue County Schools Distinguished Alumni.

    Martha Sue Curle French, Carl Howell Jr., Dale M. Morris and Ronald L. Sanders will be honored at a Sept. 30 luncheon at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    French graduated from LCHS in 1978 and Campbellsville University in 1984. In 1985, she began her career with State Farm and has held a variety of positions with them including a Chartered Life Underwriter designation from the American College.

  • State college savings plan to give away $1,000

    The best time for a family to start saving for college is when a child is born. For that reason, the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust will award $1,000 college savings accounts to four lucky babies born in Kentucky.

    Parents, legal guardians or grandparents are invited to enter online at www.kysaves.com beginning on Sept. 6 for a chance to win. One entry will be randomly selected at the end of each calendar quarter through Sept. 30, 2012. Babies born in the 12 months before each quarterly drawing are eligible.

  • Erica Adkins joins UK College of Medicine

    The University of Kentucky College of Medicine welcomed Erica Adkins of Hodgenville, as it celebrated the union of past, present and future through the White Coat Ceremony, a significant and meaningful tradition, with alumni representatives from the past five decades presenting the newest medical students with their coats on Aug. 5 at UK's Singletary Center for the Arts.

    The presentation of white coats, provided by the UK Medical Alumni Association, symbolizes the commitment to clinical service, care, and professionalism.