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Education

  • Clean Sweep at Governor’s Cup

    LaRue County Elementary Schools made a clean sweep at this past weekend’s District Governor’s Cup hosted at Hodgenville Elementary. Both schools qualified to advance to regional play which will be held on March 12 at Foster Heights Elementary in Bardstown.

    Abraham Lincoln accumulated a total of 61.5 points and was announced as District #49 Overall Champs and Hodgenville Elementary placed in runner-up position with 26 points. New Haven and Boston placed third and fourth respectively.

  • Farm Calendar – March 2, 2016

    Meade County Farm Toy Show and Sale

    The 22nd annual Meade county farm toy show and sale will be held Friday, March 4 from 6-9 p.m., and Saturday, March 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Meade county fairgrounds. For more information call 270-547-6443.

    BQA Training

    A Beef Quality Assurance Training Session is scheduled at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 17 at the Hardin County Extension Office.  LaRue County producers that need BQA training are invited to attend.

    Extension Expo Booth

  • School Calendar - March 2, 2016

    LC Schools make-up days

    Make up days are scheduled for March 11, May 6, May 19, May 20, May 23 and May 24. The last day of school is May 25

    KHIC Wee Time

  • LCMS Students compete in Governor’s Cup

    Twelve LCMS Academic Team students competed in the Region 11 Governor’s Cup competition at Eastside Middle School in Mt. Washington on February 11 and February 13.

    Twenty students from eighteen different schools competed in each subject area assessment test at the regional level.  LaRue students who competed were Victor Helm, Eden Sidebottom, Kaleigh Graham, Gavin Whitehouse, Yasmeen Hamada, Adara Dobson, Alex Loyall, Biven Turner, Sydney Pepper, Simon Coy, Mason Lane, and Nick Vazquez.

  • Students participate in middle school honors band
  • LaRue students participate in All-State Chorus

    Earning the right to participate in the Kentucky Music Educators Association‘s Kentucky Children’s Chorus, Junior High Chorus or All-State Chorus is much more involved than simply volunteering to join the group.

    Penny Akers, Abraham Lincoln Elementary School’s music teacher noted, for example, that though some 657 fifth and sixth grade students from all across Kentucky auditioned for this year’s Kentucky Children’s Chorus, only 214 were selected to participate.

  • School board reschedules career launch

    Barring any further cancellations, the last day of school for LaRue County public school students will be May 25 with graduation set for May 27.

    The LaRue County Board of Education made the calendar change at its meeting at LaRue County High School on February 16. The school system has missed six days due to inclement weather.

  • LCHS Quick Recall team makes history

    The LCHS Quick Recall team is credited for making school history last weekend at the Governor’s Cup Regional competition.  For the second year in a row, the Quick Recall team has earned a trip to the state Governor’s Cup competition by placing second at regional competition. 

    The Quick Recall team members include Jesse Gehr, Andrew Coy, Matthew Crain, Skyler Hornback, Briar Holt, Cameron Hensley, Nick Rojas, Brady McDowell, Bryce Lawler,  and Harrison Hynes.

  • Pike named National Merit Finalist

    Leslie Pike of Hodgenville, Western Kentucky University senior and graduate of LaRue County High School, learned last Wednesday that she was selected as a 2015-2016 National Merit Finalist from the Gatton Academy.

    Since The Gatton Academy’s inception in 2007, 79 students have been named National Merit Semifinalists. Fifty-eight Gatton Academy seniors took the PSAT, meaning 10.3 percent of the students made the National Merit Finalist level.

  • Keeping up with IoT in schools

    With the goal of Kentucky’s schools being to prepare all students for success when they enter college or career, keeping abreast of innovations and improvements in technology for use in our classrooms is paramount to that endeavor.

    “We are living in the age that is immersed with the IoT, also known as the Internet of Things,” said Freddie Newby, LaRue County Schools’ chief information officer. “This means that everything we are buying these days connects to the internet.”