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Education

  • Students participate in Fourth District Treble Chorus

    Students from Hodgenville Elementary, Abraham Lincoln Elementary and LaRue County Middle School participated in the Fourth District Treble Chorus this past Saturday in Bardstown.
    In order to sing with the 231 member group, students auditioned soon after school began this semester and spent many hours in rehearsals prior to the day-long event with guest conductor Frank Heller, III and pianist Jimmie Dee Kelley.
    Local music teachers Patrick Walsh and Penny Akers accompanied the group.
     

  • Summer Garris nominated for Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards

    LaRue County High English Department head Summer Garris is one of 24 Kentucky educators that the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc. have selected as recipients of the 2012 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards.

    These teachers will compete for the 2012 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced next month.

    “I was completely surprised,” Garris, LaRue County's 2010-11 ExCEL Teacher of Year, said about finding out that she had been selected.

  • Zach Lee named a Commended Student

    LaRue County High School senior Zach Lee has been named a Commended Student in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program.

    Lee, the son of Marty and Teresa Lee, is one of 34,000 out of more than 1.5 million students to accomplish this.

  • SCHOLARSHIP: Burba earns $10,000 scholarship

    Six Western Kentucky University students have received $10,000 scholarships for the 2011-12 school year funded through the National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program.

    Recipients of the Science and Math Alliance for Recruitment and Retention of Teachers Scholarships include Stephanie Burba, a biology major from Magnolia.

  • PHOTO: HES PTSO T-shirt design winner
  • 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.