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Education

  • PHOTO: Carmen Drake honored by Campbellsville University

    Carmen Danielle Drake of Hodgenville, left, receives the Campbellsville University William K. Pennebaker Education P-12 Award from Dr. Brenda Priddy, dean of the School of Education and associate professor. Drake is a music major.
     

  • Cattlemen’s Association offers scholarship

    The Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association has been a long-time supporter of youth across the state through FFA, 4-H and scholarships. KCA has two education scholarships available funded by the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Foundation.
    The KCF Youth Scholarship started in 1991 and has provided $74,000 in scholarship funds to students across Kentucky.  Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to one graduating high school senior from each of the five KCA regions who plan to major in Agriculture or an Agriculturally-related subject.

  • School Calendar: Updated May 4, 2011

    ALL SCHOOLS
    No School
    May 6

    Last day of school
    June 2

    LCHS
    Senior photos
    Group senior photos will be taken 9 a.m. May 5 at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park.

    Baccalaureate
    Baccalaureate is 5 p.m. May 22 at LCHS gym.

    Graduation
    Graduation is 8 p.m. June 3 at LCHS gym.

    Free GED testing

  • ALES students get artsy with tye-dye

  • Two high school students recognized for essay response

     “What’s great about America?”
    That’s the question John Stossel, former investigative reporter for ABC and Fox News, invited students to answer for a contest sponsored by “Stossel in the Classroom,” a project that provides curriculum materials to teachers.
    Two LaRue County High School students who responded were recognized by Stossel for their essays.
    Hope Farrar was a semi-finalist and fellow freshman Brigitte Skaggs an honorable mention in the national contest which had 7,514 essays submitted.

  • Project Graduation

    Duck Derby
    Project Graduation will sponsor a Kentucky Duck Derby May 10 (note date change). Sponsor a duck for a senior - $10 ticket or a “Quack Pac” for $30 and get one ticket free. Payout for first, second and third.

    Ice cream fundraiser
    Buy one quart of Baskin-Robbins ice cream for $5 and a portion of proceeds will be donated to Project Graduation. Order forms can be picked up from Shannon Redmon, any senior parent or student or at the high school.

    Signs

  • ECTC commencement ceremony set for May 9

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s 46th annual commencement ceremony will be held at  7 p.m. May 9, in the gymnasium at Central Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.  Family and friends of ECTC graduates are invited to attend.  No tickets are required.
    ECTC Alumnus Kelly Mark Easton, judge, Hardin Circuit Court, Division III and Chief Circuit Judge of Kentucky’s Green River District, will deliver the commencement address to about 180 graduates who plan to walk.  

  • Information for High School Seniors

    Graduation
    Graduation is 8 p.m. Friday, June 3, in the LCHS gymnasium. Prac­tice is 8 a.m.-3 p.m. June 2-3. Practice is mandatory both days, no exceptions. For practice, girls need to bring their shoes and guys need to bring their caps.
    Appropriate attire must be worn for graduation. Men: Dress pants, shirt and tie, dress shoes (no boots, tennis shoes, flip flops, etc.) Women: Dress clothes with dress shoes.

    Project Graduation

  • School Calendar: Updated April 26, 2011

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Last day of school
    June 2

    HES
    ITBS Testing
    ITBS testing for grades K-2 is continues thru April 29.

    Special called meeting
    The Hodgenville Family Resource Center is having a Special Called meeting on noon Thursday, April 28, in the HES library. The public is welcome to attend. For information, contact Melissa Pearman at 358-3506.  

    Junior Beta food drive
    The Junior Beta canned food drive continues through April 29.
    LCHS
    Senior photos

  • Project Graduation Fundraisers

    Talent Show
    Project Graduation will sponsor a talent show April 28 at the LaRue County High School Auditorium. Tickets are $8 adults; $5 children 12 and younger. All age categories. For more information or to book an act, contact Deborah Whitlock at 358-9924.
     
    Road block
    Project Graduation is holding a road block 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 30. Volunteers are needed to work in shifts.  Senior parents should contact Edith Gribbins to schedule a one-hour shift.

    Duck Derby