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Education

  • Two LCMS students participate in WKU SCATS Program

    The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU hosted 152 campers, two of them from LaRue County, for its 35th annual Summer Camp for Academically Talented Middle School Students (SCATS) from June 11-23.

    LaRue County Middle School students Biven Turner and Will Faulkner participated in the camp located on the campus of Western Kentucky University. SCATS provides enhanced learning opportunities for academically talented sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students.

  • School calendar - July 12, 2017

    LCMS Registration

    LaRue County Middle School registration for the 2017-18 school years will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 13. Sixth graders need to bring their Sixth grade physicals and immunization records (this is not the sports physical). Students will receive their schedules after completed paperwork is updated and the $20 laptop fee is paid. For more information contact the school at 270-358-3196.

    LCHS SBDM

    LaRue County High School Site Based Decision Making Council will meet at 1 p.m. on July 17.

  • Kentucky Youth Seminar

     Four local youth recently attended the Kentucky Youth Seminar held at the University of Kentucky.

    The Kentucky Youth Seminar is a program sponsored by the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service where youth develop skills and gain knowledge about the business industry and about becoming active business leaders. 

  • ECTC Announces President’s, Dean’s Lists for Spring 2017

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has announced the names of students who made the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor List for Spring 2017 Semester. The President’s Honor List is awarded to full-time and part-time students who are eligible based on the following criteria:

    Full-time degree-seeking students earning a 4.0 grade point average and successfully completing at least 12 hours of course work for the academic term, excluding developmental courses, are included in the Full-time student President’s Honor List.

  • School calendar - July 5, 2017

    LCMS Registration

    LaRue County Middle School registration for the 2017-18 school years will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 13. For more information contact the school at 270-358-3196.

    LCHS SBDM

    LaRue County High School Site Based Decision Making Council will meet at 1 p.m. on July 17.

    LCHS Registration

    LaRue County High School registration will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 21.

    LCHS SBDM

    LaRue County High School Freshman Orientation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on July 25.

  • Business of summer

    Though summer signals vacation time for LaRue County students, it ranks among the busiest periods of the year for district maintenance and bus garage staff.

    The whiteboards inside Director of Transportation and Maintenance Phil Fulkerson’s and Head Mechanic Nathan Wheeler’s offices are filled with work waiting to be completed. “We’ve got something going on all summer and, with kids in the schools a lot of the summer, we try to pick times that will cause the fewest distractions,” Fulkerson offered.

  • 4-H Art Day camp
  • LaRue County FFA represented well at state convention

    The Kentucky FFA Association held its 88th Annual State Convention on June 4-8 at Rupp Arena in Lexington. Nineteen members from LaRue County FFA were in attendance and many others were recognized for their work throughout the previous year.

  • Two earn GED from LCS Adult Education Program

    Wearing blue caps and gowns, Justin Lee and Dustin Raeber, who earned their high school equivalency certificates this year through LaRue County Schools’ Adult Education Program, were honorees in a GED Graduation ceremony held at LaRue County Middle School cafeteria June 19.

    “Having my GED means I can better myself and further my education,” said Lee, 26, of Hodgenville. “I’ve started enrollment at ECTC(Elizabethtown Community and Technical College) and intend to get my associate’s degree in computer and data.”

  • Excellence in Teaching

    Kentucky’s 2017 Elementary Teacher of the Year, Kellie Jones of Taylor County’s Intermediate School, urged the teachers to whom she spoke at Campbellsville University to “keep your passion for teaching” and “Students today need passionate and energetic influence in their learning and in their lives.”