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Education

  • SCHOLARSHIP: LaRue County Farm Bureau

    LaRue County Farm Bureau will offer four $500 college scholarships open to both high school seniors who will enter college this fall, to undergraduate college students and to adults interested in entering college or continuing their college education. Preference will be given to applicants pursuing careers in agriculture or related fields.

  • Reading is the foundation of learning

    Every parent wants his or her child to be a successful reader. Reading, after all, provides the foundation for a great education as well as a lifelong skill that brings not only knowledge, but pleasure.

  • Wee Time: Fun for preschoolers

    Hodgenville and Abraham Lincoln Elementary Schools will have Wee Time 9-10:30 a.m. Feb. 24 at ALES. The letter is X, the shape is triangle and the color is orange. Wee Time is a free preschool program for ages 2-4. For more information, call Melissa Pearman at 358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 358-4112.  
     

  • SKYPE brings world of learning to students

    Those who have been out of the classroom at LaRue County High School for a few years need to visit a class to see how technology has changed the face of instruction.
    For example, when teacher Jorge Venegas had two guests, Larry Paden and his friend Nestor Sanchez, to speak to his Spanish class and field questions about Chile last week, Paden was in the classroom, but Sanchez was thousands of miles away in South America.     

  • Mullins tapped as keynote speaker

    Paul Mullins, LaRue County High School principal and Kentucky School Administrators Association’s 2009-10 Administrator of the Year, will be the closing keynote speaker at the Kentucky Society for Technology in Education Conference March 2 at the Galt House in Louisville.
    “I want to outline the journey through the laptop initiative so that those interested in implementing a similar program will have a one-to-one guide,” Mullins said, referring to Laptops of LaRue, a program that began last fall with Dell laptop computers being issued to each LCHS student.

  • Summer Garris named ExCEL Teacher of the Year

    Tony was a feisty and hot-tempered senior who had earned the privilege of moving out of alternative school into Summer Garris’ English classroom.  
    Thinking he was too cool for school, Tony had problems with respecting authority, doing his work and fitting in with other students.
    Yet, when he turned in his first essay, Garris realized that the young man had a real talent for writing.

  • Ronnie Chelf recognized by KSBA

    Ronnie Chelf, member of the LaRue County School Board of Education, has completed training required to attain a special recognition from the Kentucky School Boards Association.

    Chelf has achieved Level Five Certification in KSBA's Academy of Studies.  Earning higher Academy of Studies certification means that Kentucky school board members have completed a series of specific courses and/or participation in association leadership training. Level One is the initial certification degree and Level Five is the most advanced.

  • PHOTO: Piggy bank champ

  • UPDATED: Local scholarships

    County Homemaker Scholarship

    The County Homemaker $400 scholarship is available to a graduating LaRue County High School senior planning to earn a degree in family consumer science, agriculture or related fields or an adult who is a resident returning to college, vocational or technical school. Forms are available at the Extension Office or http://ces.ca.uky.edu/larue/FamilyConsumerSciences. Application deadline is March 12.

     

    Tri-County Car Club

  • DEAN'S LIST: Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has announced the names of students who made the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor List for Fall 2010 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.