• State law: Program interview replaces state accountability tests

    The state legislature has tweaked the law periodically in the years since the Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990 drastically changed the state’s public education system.

  • 32 feet and 8 tails

    Ashley Clifford’s second grade class sings “32 Feet and 8 Little Tails.” Front from left, Jade Clifford, Elise Cecil, Cristian Calderon, Zoey Bowen, Makayla Downs; second row,  Johnny Vences, KaDarius Mack, Brody Higgs, Colin Reynolds, Hannah Osborne, Emmah Baggett; third row, Connor Metcalf, Brittany Willard, Aaron Wolford, Levi Hazelwood, Damian Felker; back, Trinity Carroll, Layla Ward, Seth Redmon, Shakira Vittitoe, Kaitlyn Sullivan and Destiny Montgomery.

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  • Teacher receives $500 science grant to ‘make activities count’

    Deana Paden, seventh-grade science teacher at LaRue County Middle School, was honored Friday with a McDonald’s grant.

  • Students selected for All-State Chorus

    Seven LaRue County students will sing in the KMEA All-State Kentucky Children’s Chorus, and another three in the Junior High Treble All-State Chorus Feb. 6 at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

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  • Sandidge signs with CU

    LaRue County High School senior Adam Sandidge last week signed a letter of intent to run cross country at Campbellsville University. Front from left, CU Cross Country Coach Hillary Lakes; mother, Katie Sandidge; Adam Sandidge; father, Scott Sandidge; LCHS cross country coach Jim B. Phelps; back, LCHS principal Kyle Goodlett, Athletic Director David Dawson, LCHS track coach Orion Tucker and former LCHS track coach Jack Mitchell.

  • Bus drivers recognized for safe driving

    Several LaRue County Schools bus drivers were recognized Dec. 16 by the LaRue County School Board. From left, Juanita Lawler, 41 years; Don Edlin, 22 years; Norman Stilts, 20 years; Paul Cottrell, 20 years; Sandy Fathergill, 16 years; Sharon Aubrey, 16 years; and Jeanette Milby, 14 years, received the Safe Driver Award. The award is given to bus drivers who have 10 or more years of safe driving for the school district.

  • Fifth-graders deliver holiday cheer

    Fifth-graders at Abraham Lincoln Elementary spread holiday greetings to residents at Sunrise Manor. Each fifth-grader wrote messages and signed Christmas cards and then several students and their siblings personally delivered the cards. The students were accompanied by their parents, grandparents, and teachers, Heather Hynes, Karlotta Cecil, Todd Rogers. Front from left, Tristin Brown, Biven Turner, Daniel Snodgrass, Madison Wilmoth,Titus Snodgrass, Ellah Pruitt; back, Isaiah Pruitt, Brendan Keith, Aimee Hornback, Kameron Knox, Keaton Knox and Tristen Locke.

  • ExCEL nominees

    The LaRue County School Board on Dec. 16 recognized the teachers who have been nominated for the 2014 ExCEL Award. From left, Aaron Howell, LaRue County High School; Christina Boone, LaRue County Middle School; Traci Weaver, Hodgenville Elementary School; and Missy Flanders, Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. This award recognizes public school teachers who exemplify excellence in their teaching methodology; and are role models of professionalism and citizenry.