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Education

  • Students compete in STLP - finish in top-52

     Students from both LaRue County elementary schools displayed their technological achievement during the eighth annual Student Technology Leadership Program State Championship held March 28 at the Lexington Convention Center and Rupp Arena.

    The competition provided a venue that combined technology, problem-solving and innovation. Student projects demonstrated how STLP members are making an impact on student learning and their communities.

  • Two receive scholarships to EKU

     Hundreds of incoming freshmen and transfer students have accepted merit-based scholarships to attend Eastern Kentucky University.

    LaRue County recipients include:

    • Olivia Caitlyn Hornback, of New Haven, has accepted a Colonel Scholarship

    • Sean-Micheal Wathen of Magnolia, has accepted a Music Department Scholarship 

  • PHOTO: Reality Store

     The 4-H Reality Store was held March 28 for 8th-graders at LaRue County Middle School. Students learned about budgeting as they paid monthly bills. Pictured are students at the transportation booth. They had several choices available ranging from a new Corvette to an older model Mazda. Several volunteers from the community participated.

  • Timothy Gibson named to dean's list

     Timothy Gibson of Hodgenville has been named to the Dean's List at the Savannah College of Art and Design for fall quarter 2012.

    Full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the quarter receive recognition on the Dean's List.

  • Camp Invention returns to ALES

    Invent Now, Inc., a non-profit organization will bring its nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention summer program to Hodgenville this summer. Camp Invention is a weeklong summer day program for children entering grades one through six, created in partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The program engages children to discover their own innate creativity and inventiveness through hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math content.

  • NASA: How do animals stay on course?

     Sun, stars, compasses, sextants, clocks, charts, maps, GPS devices .... We humans have used them all to help us find our way around. None of these navigation aids is built into our bodies, though. These methods all depend on reading nature’s signs and using tools.

  • 27 percent of LaRue County preschoolers are 'kindergarten ready'

     A report released last week by the state says about one-fourth of LaRue County’s preschoolers are prepared to enter the next stage of their learning career: kindergarten.

  • Lisa Hawkins honored as ExCEL Teacher of the Year

    Lisa Hawkins, LaRue County’s ExCEL Teacher of the Year, was honored by her peers, past and present students and family Wednesday.
    ExCEL (Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership) is sponsored by WHAS11 and LG&E-KU. The award is presented to public school teachers in eight districts to recognize and reward the contributions of the teaching profession.

  • School Calendar - March 27, 2013

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Last day
    May 22 – Last day for students

    LCHS
    Prom
    The LaRue County High School Prom is April 20 on the LCHS campus.

    LCHS site-based council
    The LCHS site-based decision-making council will meet at 4 p.m. on April 9; May 14 and June 11 in the school’s conference room. For more information, call the school at 358-2210.

    LCMS
    Reality Store

  • ALES takes fourth in Governor's Cup

    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary School team brought home the hardware at the Regional Governor's Cup competition March 23 at West Marion. Competing against 17 teams, ALES placed fourth overall and made school history as this has never been accomplished before.

    Sydney Pepper, a student at Hodgenville Elementary School, won the arts and humanities assessment. Her coach is Traci Weaver.