• New teaching program implemented

    LaRue County Schools have implemented a new teaching strategy this year called Kagan Cooperative Learning in which small groups of students work together towards learning goals.

    Each member of a group is responsible not only for learning what is taught but also for helping teammates learn. They continue the assignment until all group members successfully understand and complete it.

  • LaRue Co. Board of Ed. Recognizes FFA students
  • Webpage offers LCS tax rates, funding needs information


    LaRue County Schools recently announced that community members can access new information about district tax rates and funding needs online.

    The LaRue County Board of Education is expected to vote on the 2016 proposed tax rates after a public hearing set for 7 p.m. on August 24 in the LaRue County High School library.

  • 4-H Teen Club starts August 26

    The LaRue County 4-H Teen Club will start back with their first meeting of the new school year at 7 p.m. this Friday, August 26 at the LaRue County Extension Office.  

    The club is open to LaRue County youth in grades 7 through 12.  It is also open to youth who may have graduated from high school, but are still 4-H age eligible (up to age 18).  The 4-H age for the 2016-2017 4-H year is the child’s age on January 1, 2017.

  • School calendar - August 17, 2016

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is August 24 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Hodgenville Elementary School. The color for the event is brown. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.


  • Personnel Changes - August 17, 2016

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their August meeting.

    Recommendation of Employment

    Connie Penalvert as 3-Hour Instructional Assistant at HES.

    Lynn Ann Waddle as 3-Hour Instructional Assistant at HES.

    Jennifer Hammons as 3-Hour Instructional Assistant at HES .

    Mary Lou Newton as RTI Math Instructor for HES.

    Mitzi Allen as ESS Daytime Waiver Instructor for HES .

    Sue Gomez as ESS Daytime Waiver Instructional Assistant at HES.

  • LCS explores Digital Learning Initiative funding

    With the 2016-17 school year underway, LaRue County Schools again are equipping every high school and middle school student with a laptop computer, but the Digital Learning Initiative’s long-term future is uncertain.

    The school district’s overall financial needs have prevented saving for replacement computers, and now funding for new computers may not be in place when student laptops begin wearing out.

    At first, the initiative provided 800 laptops to LaRue County High School students and 55 laptops for teachers.

  • New Classified personnel at LCS

    Several classified personnel have joined LaRue County Schools this year with many of them filling the important job of instructional assistant.

    The assistant helps a certified teacher in providing instruction to individuals or small groups of students in a classroom or other learning environment. The IA also prepares instructional materials and performs a variety of routine clerical duties as assigned.

  • New teachers at LCS

    Several teachers join LaRue County Schools’ certified staff this fall. To allow our readers to get to know them, here are capsule comments about them:

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary

    Nicole Boone (grade 3)

    Hometown—Howardstown; education--Western Kentucky University, bachelor’s degree in elementary education; experience-- working at ALES as an instructional assistant since graduating college in December, 2015.

  • LCS school bus update

    LaRue County Schools’ buses are equipped with many items intended to prevent children from being injured or left behind while passengers.

    Phil Fulkerson, LaRue County School District’s director of transportation and maintenance, listed some of the safety equipment on buses.