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Education

  • School Calendar: Updated 09/21

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Fall break – Oct. 3-7

    ALES
    Sept. 24 – 4th District Choir Performance in Bardstown
    Sept. 27 – Picture Day
    Sept. 30 – First nine weeks ends
    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    LCHS
    Site-based council schedule
    LaRue County High School site-based council meetings will be held 4 p.m. on the following dates: Oct. 11, Nov. 15 and Dec. 13. For more information, contact Principal Paul Mullins at paul.mullins@larue.kyschools.us.

  • Nursery Rhymes Time

    Hodgenville Elementary School classes with Tracy Tharp, Kelly Ray, Mrs. Henderson, Nannette Lawler and Lauren Abbott, used nursery rhymes to teach shapes, rhyme, syllables and drama. Some of the nursery rhymes included Baa Baa Black Sheep, Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater, Old Woman in the Shoe and Hickory Dickory Dock. As a culminating unit activity, Vicki Devers, dressed as Mother Goose, came to HES and shared many nursery rhymes with the students. Many students, teachers and assistants shared in the fun by dressing up as their favorite nursery rhyme characters.

  • Explore, PLAN and ACT help build for solid futures

    LaRue County School students take three tests – Explore (8th grade), PLAN (10th grade), and ACT (11th grade) - that are connected in their purpose.
    “Explore is a predictor of success in high school; PLAN is a predictor of success on ACT and ACT is a predictor of success in college,” said Amanda Reed, instructional supervisor. “All three tie to the same College and Career Readiness standards.”

  • PHOTO: Homecoming Court

    Members of the LaRue County High School Homecoming Court are front from left, seniors Jamie Price, Megan Smith, Amelia Miller, Paige Nalley; back, Bethany Akin, Madison Lee, Keely Hamilton, Sadie Peters, Lauren Meredith and Patricia Gibson.

  • Hayden Williams enrolls at Centre

     Hayden Williams of Sonora has enrolled at Centre College, joining Centre's largest-ever first year class and largest overall enrollment. Academically, more than half were in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and the average ACT score is nearly 29. Both represent the strongest new-student profile of any Kentucky college or university.

    Williams is the son of Edward and Jane Williams of Sonora and is a graduate of Elizabethtown High School.

  • School laptops now open for Facebook access

    LaRue County High School students received the loan of a computer last fall through the Laptops of LaRue initiative.
    Each student has a Dell laptop that can be used for homework assignments, taking quizzes or online research.
    However, one of the more popular networking sites, Facebook, has been off-limits on student computers until now.

  • Blood drive at ALES

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School hosted the University of Kentucky/University of Louisville Governor’s Cup Blood Drive Aug. 30. Red Cross, staff, student and PTO volunteers assisted donors. Beanbags, books and coloring activities were provided for youth while educational computer games were provided for teens. Donors received a T-shirt and earned a chance to a gas card or vacation by registering at www.redcrossblood.org. The blood drive drew more than 35 donors.

  • PHOTO: LCMS Homecoming court
  • School Calendar: Updated 0913

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Fall break – Oct. 3-7

    ALES
    Activities
    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    HES
    Hodgenville Family Resource Center Advisory Council meets
    Hodgenville Family Resource Center Advisory Council will meet noon Sept. 20 in the HES library. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Melissa Pearman at 358-3506.

    LCHS
    Site-based council schedule

  • Local schools help the state earn award

    Kentucky was recently recognized as the distinguished 2011 “state of the year” by the National Energy Education Development Project for its state energy education program. The state’s program partnered with the Kentucky Utilities  Company and Louisville Gas and Electric Company’s Children’s Energy Education Program to help incorporate energy education into local schools.