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Education

  • Helping students become career ready

    Sarah Caven, who directs LaRue County Schools’ Community Work Transition Program, hopes to connect her students to careers within their community.

    “Our motto is ‘Career Ready!’” said Caven, who describes herself as a job coach. “My goal by the end of the school year is for my students to have paying jobs.”

  • Students receive nurse’s aid certification

    Fifteen LaRue County High School juniors have been accepted into a class leading to state registered nurse’s aide certification through Campbellsville University’s Technology Training Center’s Allied Health Program.

    Those students include Tonya Atwell, Rachel Fantasia, Autumn Bailey, Emma Bowling, Autumn Riggs, Gillian Nunn, Cidney Neagle, Danielle Warren, Megan Cochran, Ashley McCoy, Cassidy Morgan, Airyl Heath, Olivia McFelia, Antrea King, and Chelsi Parks.

  • Students accepted to Governor’s School for the Arts

    LaRue County High School juniors Jake Cecil and Jessika Shanks have earned spots in the prestigious 2016 Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts.

    Across Kentucky, more than 1,700 students applied for a total of 256 openings for nine arts disciplines, according to the program.

    Cecil will participate in visual arts, while Shanks will participate in creative writing.

  • ECTC Hosts Second Annual College Signing Day
  • School calendar - May 11, 2016

    LC Schools remaining calendar

    May 13 is a full day with no early release, May 17 is a work day with teachers reporting and students not in school; May 25 is the last day for students and May 26 is closing day.

    HES SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.

    LaRue County School board

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the LCHS.

  • Scholarship calendar - May 11, 2016

    CKCA to Offer Educational Awards

    Central Kentucky Community Action will again offer educational awards for graduating high school seniors and GED recipients in LaRue County. The awards will be given in the form of scholarships to assist with tuition while attending a four year college, a two year college or a technical school. Certain guidelines must be met, and scholarship packets are available at the high school, and the local Community Action office. For more information call 270-358-3937.

    Childhood Degree Scholarship

  • LCHS seniors in the Big Apple
  • Former LCHS student gives advice to graduating seniors

    High school seniors preparing to enter college next fall probably have a lot more unanswered than answered questions.

    For them, good advice from someone “who has been there” can likely help them avoid problems once they arrive on campus plus make the adjustment to college easier.

    Ashley Cottrell, a LaRue County High School graduate who is a third year agricultural education student at Western Kentucky University, has pinpointed the most important advice she could give.

  • LCHS takes first place at state Student Technology Leadership Program competition

    Taking a video from concept to finished product in just 48 hours, the LaRue County High School Cinemania team earned first-place honors at the 2016 Kentucky Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) State Championship Cinemania Contest.

    Students had already decided they wanted to produce a political satire video as they waited for Kentucky STLP to post the required video elements online. Once the elements were posted, the team had just two days to write a script, secure props and costumes, shoot and edit the video and submit their entry to the judges.

  • Students earn spots in Governor’s Scholars Program

    Seven LaRue County High School students have been accepted to the selective Governor’s Scholars Program, a five-week residential summer program that takes place on three college campuses across the state. The program, which students attend during the summer before their senior year, strives to develop civic and economic leaders while providing the state’s brightest students an opportunity to discover their potential in Kentucky.