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Education

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: New employees announced by schools

    A school system, like a family, requires each member to do his part for it to function smoothly.

  • Alexis Uhl earns scholarship

    Nolin RECC, A Touchstone Energy Cooperative, awarded $6,000 in scholarship funds to local students in June.

    Alexis Uhl, a 2011 LaRue County graduate, attends Campbellsville University. She received a $1,000 scholarship. She intends to earn a degree in social work with a double minor in business management and Christian Missions. 

    Her parents are Brian and Julie Uhl of Hodgenville.

    The cooperative provides electricity to about 33,000 members in Hardin, LaRue and seven surrounding counties.

  • McGuffey earns doctorate from University of Kentucky

    Whitney McGuffey, formerly of Hodgenville, graduated Aug. 20 from the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

    A 2002 LaRue County High School graduate, she is the daughter of Michele and Lynn King and Oscar McGuffey and the granddaughter of Edwin and Ethel Lobb, Gene and Rosemary King, John and Mary McGuffey.

    The ceremony was held on the Lexington campus at Memorial Hall.

    McGuffey will be working as a physical therapist at KORT in Lexington.

  • PHOTO: Colorful Beginnings
  • LCMS Site Based Council Meeting Dates

    Site-based Decision Making Council will meet 4:30 p.m. in the middle school library on the following dates:
    Sept. 20
    Oct. 18
    Nov. 15
    Dec. 13
    Jan. 17
    Feb. 21
    March 20
    April 7
    May 15
    June 19

  • LaRue County School Board Meeting Dates

    Sept. 19 – LCHS Media Center
    Oct. 17 – LCHS Media Center
    Nov. 21 – LCMS
    Dec. 19 – ALES
    Jan. 17 – HES (Since regular meeting date falls on a holiday, this meeting will be held on Tuesday)
    Feb. 20 – LCHS Media Center
    March 19 – LCHS Media Center
    April 16 – LCHS Media Center
    May 21 – LCHS Media Center (Retirement reception 6:30-7 p.m. held prior to board meeting)
    June 18 – LCHS Media Center
     

  • LaRue County awarded $10,000 to promote readiness

    Gov. Steve Beshear announced $952,500 in funding last week for 39 Community Early Childhood Councils across Kentucky to promote school readiness for children.
    Larue County CECC was awarded $10,000.
    The grant amounts range from $7,500 to $97,000 and were awarded based on the child population in the community. The grants will fund professional development for childcare providers, assist with community outreach and public health programs for prenatal services and even help children entering school.

  • Bluegrass Cellular saftey initiative challenges students

    As part of Bluegrass Cellular’s wireless safety initiative, “Drive Now Text L8R,” the company is challenging central Kentucky high school students to create a video public service announcement about the dangers of distracted driving.
    The Drive Now Text L8R PSA contest is open to students attending high school in the 40-county Bluegrass Cellular service area. PSAs must be received by Sept. 30. A panel of judges will rate the PSAs on creativity, originality and consistency of the Drive Now Text L8R message theme.

  • School Calendar: Updated 0823

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Holiday, Labor Day – Sept. 5
    Fall break – Oct. 3-7

    ALES
    Activities
    Aug. 24 and 25 – 5th grade field trip to Frazier Museum
    Aug. 30 – Blood drive
    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    LCHS
    Site-based council
    The LCHS site-based council will meet 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the conference room.
    For more information, call the school at 358-2210.

    OTHER
    Wee Time

  • Students can win $500 college savings accounts

    Two students will win $500 college savings accounts at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville through Aug. 28. The accounts are being given away by the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust, the state’s official 529 college savings plan.