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  • ECTC Spring 2011 Dean and President’s Honor List

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has announced the names of students who made the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor List for the spring semester. The President’s Honor List is awarded to full-time and part-time students who are eligible based on the following criteria:
    Full-time degree-seeking students earning a 4.0 grade point average and successfully completing at least 12 hours of course work for the academic term, excluding developmental courses, are included in the full-time student President’s Honor List.

  • School Calendar: Updated 07/12

    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

    ALES
    July 19 – Registration for returning and new students. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., in the cafeteria
    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.)

  • ECTC to host orientation for parents and guardians of students

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will host a forum 7 p.m. July 28 for parents and guardians of students attending the college this fall. The forum will last about one hour.
    This will be an evening of information, storytelling and tips for parents who want to learn more about the college experience their child is about to enter in the fall. Parents and guardians of currently or previously enrolled students are also welcome.

  • High school lunch area becomes ‘Cafe LaRue’

    Though students are absent, maintenance and custodial personnel continue to work through the summer preparing each of LaRue County’s public schools for the next session.
    “They take the furniture out of the classrooms, then strip and wax the floors,” said Phil Fulkerson, director of transportation and maintenance.
    This year, maintenance personnel are redoing the high school cafeteria.
    “They’re removing old flooring, putting in new tiles, tables, and a serving line,” Fulkerson said.

  • SCHOLARSHIP: Emily DeWitt wins Bluegrass Cellular scholarship

    Bluegrass Cellular will lighten the burden of paying for college tuition for a student from LaRue County this fall. Emily Dewitt from Hodgenville, a graduate of LaRue County High School, has been named a recipient of the 2011 Bluegrass Cellular Scholarship.

  • Sue Osborne named HES principal

    Sue Osborne has been selected as principal at Hodgenville Elementary School.
    The HES site-based decision making council and Superintendent Sam Sanders made the announcement after a special called meeting June 30.
    Osborne served as principal of Washington County Elementary School from 2002-10 and Elementary Curriculum Supervisor in Mercer County this past year. She has 14 years of classroom teaching experience in Elizabeth-town and Nelson County Schools and served as principal of Brooks Elementary School.
     

  • PHOTOS:Library celebrates summer
  • School board hears personnel recommendations

    The following personnel recommendations were heard June 20 by the LaRue County School Board:
    EMPLOYMENT
    • Employment of Keshia Pitt as instructional monitor for Kid’s Crew.
    • Employment of Denise Rose as childcare director for Kid’s Crew effective May 23.
    • Employment of Brience Willian as evening custodian at Hodgenville Elementary School effective July 1.
    • Employment of Jamie Hines, Kristy Stillwell, Gladys Cissell and Shelia Skaggs as Cool School assistants for the Family Resource Center.

  • Hellman named to Dean’s List

    Rebekah A. Hellman of Hodgenville has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester at Georgetown College.
    She is the daughter of Roie and Karen Hellman, of Hodgenville.
    The Dean’s List honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 credit hours and a 3.7 GPA.

  • Project Graduate recruits adult learners

    Adults interested in returning to college and completing a bachelor’s degree are getting an extra boost through Project Graduate, a statewide program designed to recruit and graduate former students with 90 or more credit hours. Through fall 2010, a total of 492 former students had completed a bachelor’s degree with the help of high-touch services and incentives offered through the program.
    Project Graduate is a collaborative effort between the Council on Postsecondary Education and the state’s public universities.