• EKU offers two local students

     More than 2,400 new freshmen enrolled at Eastern Kentucky University this fall.

    Two local students are part of the class: Carl Loomis-Anderson of Sonora; and Sean-Michael Wathen of Magnolia.

    EKU serves about 16,000 students on its Richmond campus, at its educational centers in Corbin, Danville, Manchester, Somerset and Lancaster, and throughout Kentucky. 

  • School Calendar - Oct. 3, 2012


  • Financial aid has a language of its own

     As high school seniors and their parents begin the college financial aid process, they may find themselves faced with unfamiliar terms. This short glossary from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) may help.

    · Conversion scholarship/loan. This type of financial aid requires recipients to provide certain services or pay back the funds with interest.

    · Expected family contribution (EFC). This is the amount the student and family are expected to pay toward yearly college costs.

  • Fraser takes fourth in WKU forensics tourney

     The Western Kentucky University forensics team co-hosted the Forensics Fiesta with Miami University on WKU’s campus the weekend of Sept. 28-30.  

    The event offered competition in debate and individual events over three days, and hosted 19 schools, including the University of Alabama, Truman State University, Ball State University and Rice University. WKU students competed in the tournament, but as co-host the team was not eligible for overall team sweepstakes awards.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: K-PREP assessments arrive this month

     When K-PREP (statewide assessment) reports arrive later this month, the school report card will be available online while LaRue County’s schools will send hard copies of individual student reports home.

    The one-page (front and back) student report not only will show the level of the student’s performance (novice, apprentice, proficient, and distinguished) but also will reveal how the student’s scores on the academic subjects compare with school, district and state average scores. 

  • Lincoln Days 2012 Elementary Art Contest Winners

     Students from Abraham Lincoln Elementary and Hodgenville Elementary Schools entered their best artwork in the Lincoln Days Elementary Art Contest.

    Pictures can be viewed in the windows of Garrett's Jewelry Store and LaRue Insurance on Lincoln Square through Lincoln Days weekend.

    Overall winner is fourth-grader Preston Self; second place is fourth-grader Campbell Sims; and third place is fifth-grader Savannah Bandurske.

    Winners in each grade level are:

  • More than 200 attend Tour de LaRue

     About 225 recreational cyclists ranging from just a few years old to senior citizens participated in the ninth annual Tour de LaRue bike ride Sept. 22 at Hodgenville Elementary.

  • PHOTO: Giant elephant ear visits HES

     Second graders at Hodgenville Elementary School were in awe of a giant elephant ear leaf plant brought in by their teacher, Ashley Clifford. Clifford’s father, Jim Phelps of Hodgenville, grew the plant in his greenhouse. He had to cut the plant because it was taking over. The elephant ear also visited Susan Phelps’ class at Hodgenville United Methodist Church (Kingdom Kids) and Mrs. Ray’s class at HES. There was a new plant starting in the stem of this ear. 

  • Emily Gibson earns degree from Georgia Institute of Technology

     Emily Gibson of Hodgenville has earned a MS in History and Sociology of Technology and Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.

    Gibson was among about 850 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees during Georgia Tech's 243rd commencement exercises.

    The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's leading research universities.

  • SCHOOL CALENDAR: 9/26/12



    Oct. 1-5 – Fall Break

    Nov. 22 – Holiday

    Dec. 19-31 – Winter Break

    May 21, 2013 – Last day for students


    Site-based council schedule

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


    HES site-based council