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Education

  • BETA students take 4th in Quiz Bowl

     Thirteen students from LCHS attended the State BETA conventions on Dec. 9-10. BETA club is a new club at LCHS. BETA club is an honor society whose mission is to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among elementary and secondary school students.  

  • PHOTO: Kindergarten economics

     Kindergarten students at Abraham Lincoln Elementary recently completed their economic study of wants and needs. As part of the unit, Katie McDowell, manager of the Hodgenville Branch of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union presented a lesson on saving, charity and spending to each of the five kindergarten classes. The students learned how they could begin their own simple money plan as young as age five. Pictured with McDowell are Katelyn Williams and Carter Peace. 

  • Nine area students advance to KMEA All-State Chorus

    Nine local elementary and middle school students recently received notification of their successful auditions for the 2012 Kentucky Music Educators Association’s Children’s All-State Chorus. Of the nearly 660 Kentucky fifth and sixth grade students who auditioned, almost 600 had scores between the required 200 and 250 range making it more difficult than ever to become a part of the 200 member ensemble.

  • File FAFSA at beginning of year for better chance of financial aid

    Kentucky students planning to attend an in-state college or university beginning in fall 2012 should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after Jan. 1. Filing early increases a student’s chance of receiving a state need-based grant administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. The FAFSA is available at www.fafsa.gov.

  • School Calendar updated 1220

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Schools will be closed through Dec. 30.

    ALES
    Site-based council schedule
    The ALES site-based council meetings will be 5:30 p.m. Jan. 9, Feb. 13, March 12, April 16 and May 14 in the conference room.
    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    HES
    Site-based council schedule
    The HES site-based council will meet 4 p.m. Jan. 16, Feb. 20, March 19, April 16, May 21 and June 18.
    For more information, call the school at 358-3506.

    LCHS

  • KYA offers students a ‘real-life’ government experience

    LaRue County High School delegates to this year’s Kentucky Youth Assembly not only learned about current issues but also gained insight into the political process.
    The Assembly, held in Frankfort and Louisville last month, was a hands-on learning experience where 45 Kentucky high school delegations wrote, debated, and voted on pieces of legislation which could affect the lives of Kentuckians.
    Ben Schell, an LCHS social studies teacher who is a co-adviser for the group, feels that KYA is an excellent opportunity for students.

  • PHOTO: Farrar and Shirley honored

      Western Kentucky University held fall graduation ceremonies Saturday.

    Thomas Shirley of Magnolia and Victor Farrar of Campbellsville (shown), Army ROTC graduates, were commissioned as second lieutenants during the ceremony.

  • Campbellsville University graduates 238 students

     Campbellsville University bestowed degrees on 238 students in two ceremonies Dec. 16 in Ransdell Chapel.

    Jessica Ann Wilson Adkins of Hodgenville received a bachelor of social work. She is a 2007 graduate of Taylor County High School.

    Donna K. Puryear of Hodgenville received a master of arts in special education.

    Sharon Denise Gibson of Hodgenville received a master of business administration. She is a 1986 graduate of Taylor County High School and the daughter of Wanda Brockman of Campbellsville and the late Randall Bryant.

  • LCHS: Site-based council minutes, Oct. 11, 2011

     LaRue County High School

    SBDM Minutes

    October 11, 2011

     

    Members Present:  Paul Mullins, Chairman; Rex Hanson and Jorge Venegas, Shannon Bowen teacher members; Rebecca Higdon parent member.

    The meeting was called to order at 4:30 P.M. in the conference room.

    Chairman Mullins read the mission statement of LaRue County High School:

  • PHOTOS: 4-H fifth grade officers