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Education

  • Bethlehem High School reunion

    The Bethlehem Alumni Committee and Bethlehem High School will host the second annual reunion Aug. 5-6 at Bethlehem High School in Bardstown. Friday night there will be a reception for any alumni who graduated in a year ending in a 1 or a 6. The reception begins at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.

    Saturday at 12:30 p.m. there will be a luncheon for the 1961 class to celebrate their 50th graduation year. This will be held in the Sr. Mary Rachel Rooks Library. Reservations requested.

  • School Calendar: Updated 0801

    ALL SCHOOLS

    First day of school – Aug. 4

    Holiday, Labor Day – Sept. 5

    Fall break – Oct. 3-7

    ALES

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

    LCHS

    Open House

    Open House for parents is 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 16.

    OTHER

    Goodwill donations benefit county

  • BackPack program takes strides to beat hunger

     

    According to the 2010 Hunger Study, one in every four Kentucky children is living in poverty. Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland is making huge strides in providing food to at-risk children in Central and south central Kentucky through its BackPack Program.

  • Rep. Meredith donates $700 to LaRue County Schools

    State Rep. Michael Meredith made a personal donation of $700 to the LaRue County Schools Family Resources/Youth Services Centers. This donation will be used to purchase school supplies for students in need of help. From left, Melissa Pearman, Hodgenville Elementary School Family Resource Center coordinator; Sarah Hornback, director of Family Services; Meredith; Superintendent Sam Sanders; Marsha Duncan, LaRue County Schools Youth Service Center coordinator; and Machelle Durham, Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Family Resource Center coordinator. 

  • Natalie Hope Farrar wins essay contest

    A LaRue County High School sophomore is among four high school students to earn scholarship dollars through the Secretary of State’s office.

    Natalie Hope Farrar’s winning essay addressed the rise in the number of voters who were registered as independents as compared to numbers of independents elected to office and how those numbers may be influenced by scant of media coverage.  

  • Backpack program needs assistance

    According to the 2010 Hunger Study, one in every four Kentucky children is living in poverty. Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland (FAKH) is making huge strides in providing food to at-risk children in Central and south central Kentucky through its BackPack Program.

  • Board hears personnel recommendations

    The following personnel recommendations were made last Monday at the school board meeting:
    Employment:
    • Alfredo Silva as Spanish teacher at LaRue County High School
    • Bethann Lockett as teacher at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
    • Veronica Milby as performance specialists at Kid’s Crew Plus
    • Mary Gomer, Rhonda Hornback, Yvonne Fay, Debbie Puckett, Ann Cissell, Regina McDowell, Laura Bauer and Evelyn Kirkpatrick as 3-hour instructional assistants at Hodgenville Elementary School.
    • Tina Southwood as guidance counselor at ALES
    • Sue Osborne as principal of HES

  • ECTC offers ACT prep

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will offer ACT prep courses beginning in August.
    Individual classes are structured to give attention to each of the four subject areas – English, math, reading and science – or students may choose to take the ACT overview, offering custom-designed tutoring and practical advice on all four subjects.

  • ECTC registration for fall semester begins Aug. 9

    Students can register Aug. 9, 10 and 11 for fall semester classes, which begin Aug. 15 at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Registration schedule is alphabetic according to last name. Students can register for the full semester or the bi-terms, which run Aug. 15–Oct. 14 and Oct. 17–Dec. 10.
    Financial aid is still available. Students should submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid as soon as possible, if they have not already done so.

  • School Calendar: Updated 07/26

    ALL SCHOOLS
    First day of school – Aug. 4
    Holiday, Labor Day – Sept. 5
    Fall break – Oct. 3-7
    No School – Nov. 7-8
    Thanksgiving break – Nov. 23-25
    Winter break – Dec. 19-30
    Students return after winter break- Jan. 2
    Martin Luther King Day- Jan. 16
    President’s Day- Feb. 17
    No school- March 5
    Spring break- April 9-13
    May 4- No School
    Last day for students- May 16

    ALES