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Education

  • Speech team takes 5th at season opener

    The LaRue County High School Speech Team started the new season with a very respectable showing at their first competition Oct. 29 at Bardstown High School.
    Six students advanced to finals in eight categories. Three of those six were freshmen who are brand new to the LCHS speech team this year. The team took fifth at the tournament.

  • Speech team takes 5th at season opener

    The LaRue County High School Speech Team started the new season with a very respectable showing at their first competition Oct. 29 at Bardstown High School.
    Six students advanced to finals in eight categories. Three of those six were freshmen who are brand new to the LCHS speech team this year. The team took fifth at the tournament.

  • School Calendar update 1102

    ALL SCHOOLS
    No School – Nov. 7 and 8

    ALES
    Site-based council schedule
    The ALES site-based council meeting will be 5:30 p.m. Nov. 14.
    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    Independent readers
    Independent readers may stay after school until 4:15 p.m. each Tuesday in the libray.

    Academic Team meets
    The Academic Team meets until 4:15 p.m. after school every Wednesday in the library.

    Progress reports
    Progress reports go home Nov. 9.

  • LaRue schools prep students for college and career readiness

    Performing well on college and career readiness tests while in middle and high school can mean a savings of hundreds of dollars when students enter college.
    Many colleges and universities require students who score below benchmarks on the ACT to take remedial classes once they enter an institution of higher learning before they can take college-credit courses. These remedial classes, though typically not carrying college credit, cost the same as those that do.  

  • STATE CHAMPS: LCHS Band of Hawks

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks was named the Class AA State Champion in the Kentucky Music Educator’s Association competition Saturday.
    The top 20 bands in five classes competed. The bands are divided into 1A to 5A divisions based on enrollment of schools.
    The Band took the field Saturday afternoon on the campus of Greenwood High School in Bowling Green in semifinals. The band placed third behind Washington County (87.8) and reigning champ Glasgow (84.25) in semifinals, with a composite score of 82.5.

  • FFA teams excel in national dairy foods competition

    Members of the LaRue County FFA Chapter in Kentucky were one of 38 teams participating in the National FFA Dairy Foods Career Development Event. The event was held in conjunction with the 84th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind.

    The team, led by advisor Misty Bivens, was awarded a Silver emblem. Members also competed for individual awards with 141 other participants. Lydia Richardson received a Gold emblem, Caleb Whelan received a Silver emblem, Ben Tucker received a Silver emblem, and Jesse Hornback received a Silver emblem.

  • Campbellsville University honors 95 graduates

     Ninety-five graduates from five allied health programs offered through Campbellsville University Technology Training Center were honored in a ceremony Oct. 25 at Ransdell Chapel.

    The graduates are from the following programs of study: advanced nursing assistant-patient care technician; medical transcription; clinical medical assistant; pharmacy technician; and phlebotomy technician.

  • Fraser a semifinalist in forensics

    Eleven members of the Western Kentucky University forensic team – including a LaRue County High School alumnus – traveled to Berea to take part in two tournaments Oct. 22-23.
    Ellis Fraser, a freshman from Hodgenville, was semifinalist in prose interpretation.
    WKU advanced all students to elimination rounds and collected three individual championships. WKU also received second place in team sweepstakes in the portion of the tournament hosted by the University of the Cumberlands and third place in the Berea portion.

  • Band of Hawks' score breaks school record for KMEA

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks set a school record Saturday at the Kentucky Music Educator’s Association Class AA West quarterfinals. The band scored 89.2, the highest score reached by the school in a KMEA State Championship event.
    The competition was in Owensboro on the campus of Kentucky Wesleyan College.

  • State college savings plan to give away $1,000

    The best time for a family to start saving for college is when a child is born. For that reason, the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust will award $1,000 college savings accounts to four lucky babies born in Kentucky.
    Parents, legal guardians or grandparents are invited to enter online at www.kysaves.com for a chance to win. One entry will be randomly selected at the end of each calendar quarter through Sept. 30, 2012. Babies born in the 12 months before each quarterly drawing are eligible.