• School Calendar - May 15

    Last day

    May 22 – Last day for students

    Baccalaureate is 3 p.m. May 19.

    Graduation – new venue
    LaRue County High School graduation is 8 p.m. May 24 at the football stadium, weather permitting.

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

  • HES students enter KET video contest

    Students at Hodgenville Elementary School submitted a video to Kentucky Educational Television in hopes of winning an Apple iPad and video production accessories including a microphone, tripod and iPod tripod adapter, through a drawing.
    The overall theme for the video project was, “Our Environment: Local Solutions.”
    Sydney Pepper and Savannah Bandurske, with help from fellow student Christy Kirkpatrick, produced the video entitled, “Home-School-Community: How can we help?”

  • What makes for the best teachers?

    Ask anyone who has gone to school, and most likely that person has had a favorite teacher.
    As part of celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Week May 6-10, numerous people posted online the top qualities of the best teachers. One site’s choices (www.ripplesofimprovement.com) are listed below.

  • Reduce food waste by planning and recycling

     In 2010, the single largest component of municipal solid waste being sent to landfills was not paper or plastic, aluminum cans or glass, but food waste. Roughly 33 million tons of food wastes were thrown out in 2010. Food waste, which includes uneaten food and food preparation scraps, can be hard on our environment and our wallets. 

  • Shaila Winston earns scholarship

     Shaila Winston, a senior at LaRue County High School, is the recipient of the 2013 Cantrell-Lorey Scholarship. 

    The Cantrell-Lorey scholarship is an annual scholarship donated by a former graduate, Emma Cantrell (Lorey) — Class of 1958 and her husband. Shaila plans to attend the University of Kentucky and major in biology.

  • ALES teams up with Artsonia

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School has teamed up with Artsonia, the largest online kid’s art museum.

    Pam Glaab, the school’s art teacher, said the site provides the opportunity for students to share their artwork, for parents to be able to view their child’s work, and for others to preview the children’s work online.

  • LCMS students build energy efficient cars
  • ALES students celebrate testing results

    Intermediate grade level students and former Abraham Lincoln Elementary School fifth-grade students had much to celebrate on May 1. The group of about 155 students was awarded their proficient and distinguished medallions for their 2011-12 K-Prep testing results.

  • Library offers class in Pinterest

     Pinterest? One might ask, what is that? 

  • LaRue County retirees recall their fondest memories

    The seven certified and four classified LaRue County School personnel who are retiring this year have left an indelible impression on students, parents, and colleagues with whom they shared their knowledge, skills and talent over the years.

    The soon-to-be retirees include Mike Brown, Gary Canter, Vicki Devers, Connie Gowen, Rollanda Grubbs, Judy Hunter, Doris Jean Holleran, Melinda McCubbin, Rodney Montgomery, Connie Shawler and Carol Underwood.