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Education

  • Student art contest commemorates Emancipation Proclamation

    Student art contest commemorates 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

    The National Park Service, in partnership with the National Park Foundation’s African American Experience Fund, has launched a nationwide artistic competition to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.

  • PHOTO: Kids Crew artists

     Students in Mrs. Holt’s Art Class, at Kids Crew worked together to create the artwork shown, as part of their lesson on murals. Students were able to make connections to what they knew of murals from their elementary schools, and the public library to create this jungle scene. Kids Crew is sponsored by the United Way and has a variety of classes such as: Art, Music, Tae Kwon Do,  and they also participate in the summer reading program at the public library, and have many field trips planned for the summer around the state.

  • Classrooms 'buzzing' during school's camp week

        Hodgenville Elementary School’s classrooms buzzed with activity last week.
    In teacher Deana Paden’s room, three young scientists with safety goggles and scalpels in hand prepared to dissect a frog they had named Rosie.
        Down the hall, Patti Devary’s scholars put finishing touches on rock candy they had grown in jars.
        In another room, Heather Hynes, whose charges created meals from worldwide recipes, learned how to enjoy the mouthwatering morsels while employing good table manners.

  • Schools to assist hearing-impaired

        The LaRue County School Board officially approved a contract with Hardin County schools during its Monday night board meeting.  

  • Creative juices flow at district's Camp Invention

     With a record enrollment of 80 students this year, Camp Invention director Kathy Ross is expecting the creative juices to be flowing among teachers and learners when the campers convene July 9-13 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

  • Students honored by Bellarmine

    Bellarmine University has named students to its dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester. The dean’s list recognizes students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
    The following local residents were named to the dean’s list:
    • New Hope resident Angela Musk, a senior who is majoring in art, and previously attended Bethlehem High School
    • New Hope resident Flannery Musk, a sophomore who is majoring in secondary education, and previously attended Bethlehem High School

  • Teens participate in Kentucky Youth Seminar

    Top participants in the local American Private Enterprise Seminar attended the state program known as Kentucky Youth Seminar. The seminar was held in Lexington at the University of Kentucky. Participants were Paul Dangerfield, Kaylin Perkins, Christian Pope and James Reding.

  • PHOTO: Campbellsville University offers summer classes

     Campbellsville University’s Don Cheatham, left, instructor in education and computer information systems, talks with Brandon Burns of Columbia, Yvonne Fay of Hodgenville, and Stephanie Matthews of Alvaton during a summer education class. 

  • Nolin RECC sends 5 to Washington DC

     Five upcoming high school seniors left Elizabethtown on June 15, headed to Washington, DC, for a week of education and fun compliments of Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation.

    Ashley Cottrell of LaRue County was among 87 Nolin RECC delegates from across Kentucky who participated in the 41st annual Kentucky Rural Electric Washington Youth Tour. 

  • Sixteen students visit Frankfort

     This past school year, 16 local high school juniors, including LaRue County’s Ashley Cottrell, participated in the Nolin RECC Washington Youth Tour competition and invited to visit Frankfort on April 13. 

    Students and chaperons spent the day touring the Capitol Building, the Governor's Mansion, and the Kentucky Vietnam Veterans' Memorial.