• WKU honors local students

    Western Kentucky University honored 47 students from six area high schools for their academic achievements.

    The annual High School Scholars recognition ceremony honored students who qualify for a renewable scholarship to WKU.

    This year’s group has an average ACT composite score of 28.7 and grade-point average of 3.9 and included four National Merit Semifinalists and 25 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars.

  • LaRue County Middle School: Site based council agenda Nov. 2011

    LaRue County Middle School
    SBDM Agenda
    November 15, 2011

    LCMS Media Center 4:30 pm


    1.      Welcome

    2.     Opening Business

    a.      Approval of Agenda

    b.     Approval of October Minutes

    c.     Celebrations

    d.     Comments

    3.      Academics/Student Achievement

  • PHOTO: Kappa Delta Pi induction

  • Band Director shares "How to Win a State Championship"

    Though LaRue County High School Marching Band of Hawks’ state championship Class AA performance took only eight minutes, its preparation was a year in the making.
    “We started thinking about it last November, but began thinking about the actual theme and design around February,” said Jaime Smith, band director.

  • HONOR ROLL: Hodgenville Elementary School Third Graders, Fall 2011

    Third Grade
    All A
    First nine weeks
    Ashlyn Toher, Bella Thurman, Breana Blunk, Brianna McCauley-Posey, Bridgett Weaver, Campbell Sims, Chase Cooper, Connor Baker, Corbin Ball, Evan McCreery, Graham Kinzel, Haley Ferguson, John Geffre, Johnny Asagra, Kristen Burgess, Nate Warren, Ramond Crewz, Tanner Williams, Tripp Chapman, Zoe Puckett

    All A & B

  • HONOR ROLL: LaRue County High School, Fall 2011

    All A
    First nine weeks

  • PHOTO: Flip Flops in Afghanistan
  • School Calendar updated 1108

    Site-based council schedule
    The ALES site-based council meetings will be 5:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Dec. 12, Jan. 9, Feb. 13, March 12, April 16 and May 14 in the conference room.
    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    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.

    STLP meets
    The Student Technology Leadership Program meets 3:05-4:15 p.m. Nov. 10.


  • Schools plan Veterans Day ceremony for Nov. 11

    Jonathan Carl, South Fork Baptist Church pastor, West Point Military Academy graduate and Iraq War veteran, will be the featured speaker at LaRue County’s middle and high schools’ Veterans Day ceremonies Nov. 11.
    The middle school program starts at 9 a.m. in the high school gym followed by the high school program at 12:45 p.m. The ceremony will include patriotic music performed by the LaRue County High School Band of Hawks.
    Veterans will be recognized for their service. About 60 attended last year’s program.

  • Deadline approaching to enter Martin Luther King Jr. Citizenship essay contest

    The Martin Luther King, Jr. State Commission, part of the Governor’s Office of Minority Empowerment, is seeking nominations for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Citizenship Award, along with essays and artwork for the esteemed King Award.
    The theme for the essays and artwork is “Exploring the ‘King’ in You.” The contest is open to kindergarten to 12th-grade students who may submit an essay or two-dimensional artwork that reflects a student’s most inspired King moment or speech.