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Education

  • LCMS Wi-Fi team takes third at International Conference

    Just a few months after winning the State Governor’s Cup competition, LaRue County Middle School’s community problem solving team brought home third place in the International Conference.  The conference, held at the University of Wisconsin in La Crosse June 9-12, hosted teams from all over the world including Malaysia, Australia and Hong Kong.

  • PHOTO: 4,648 volunteer hours
  • WKU Dean’s and President’s List, Spring 2011

    Several local students were named to the Dean’s and President’s List for the spring semester at Western Kentucky University.
    Students making the Dean’s List have a grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 in a 4.0 scale. Students on the President’s List have GPAs of 3.8 to 4.0 and are indicated by an asterisk (*). To be eligible for the either list, students must have at least 12 hours of coursework that semester.
    Students who list their information as “confidential” in TopNet (WKU’s website) are not listed.
    They are:

  • School Calendar: Updated 06/21

    ALL SCHOOLS
    First day of school
    Aug. 4

    ALES
    July 11-15 – Camp Invention, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    July 19 – Registration for returning and new students. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
    July 28 – Kindergarten Launch 8:30 a.m.-noon
    Aug. 1 – Parent Orientation Night 6-7:30 p.m. (This is a change on what was originally sent home with students.)

    HES
    SBDM special called meeting

  • Changes for scheduled vaccines begin July 1

    Regulations governing the state’s immunization schedule for infants, toddlers and school-age children have been amended, adding or altering the types of certain vaccines required for school, day care, preschool and Head Start entry and changing the vaccination schedule for others, the Kentucky Department for Public Health announced today.

  • GED offers opportunity for successful future

    Among those receiving their General Education Development certificates this spring were two brothers, Michael and Patrick Hyde and their girlfriends Anna Anderson and Tearra Parker.
    Anderson, who with several others received her certificate in a cap-and-gown graduation ceremony June 20 at LaRue County High School, said the four decided in January that if they wanted to succeed and accomplish bigger and better things, they needed more education.

  • Western Kentucky University Spring 2011 Dean's List

    Several local students were named to the Dean’s and President’s List for the spring semester at Western Kentucky University.

    Students making the Dean’s List have a grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 in a 4.0 scale. Students on the President’s List have GPAs of 3.8 to 4.0 and are indicated by an asterisk (*). To be eligible for the either list, students must have at least 12 hours of coursework that semester.

    Students who list their information as “confidential” in TopNet (WKU’s website) are not listed.

  • High school junior can win $500 scholarship

    Juniors at Kentucky’s public and private high schools may enter to win a $500 scholarship and a photo shoot at his or her school through the “Promote Your School” scholarship contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

  • ECTC hosts diesel traning for automotive/diesel instructors

  • School Calendar: Updated 06/14/2011

    ALL SCHOOLS
    First day of school
    Aug. 4

    OTHER
    Free GED testing
    The GED test will be free in Kentucky through June 30. Kentuckians taking the test during that timeframe will not have to pay the usual $55 fee.  LaRue County Adult and Family Education plans to offer official practice testing, prerequisite to taking the GED, on Saturdays. There also will be some Saturday classes in addition to the regular schedule to help LaRue County citizens take advantage of this opportunity.