• Camp Invention is under way

     This week a record number of campers are exploring science, technology, engineering and math as they participate in Camp Invention at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

  • Elementary students to receive free lunch

     More than 1,000 LaRue County elementary students will receive free meals at school when classes resume in August.

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  • Hanson participates in AP scoring program

     LaRue County High School teacher Rex Hanson was selected to participate in the College Board’s Annual AP Reading in mathematics. Each June, AP teachers and college faculty members from around the world gather in the United States to evaluate and score the free-response sections of the AP Exams. 

  • State graduation rates rise

     According to a press release last month from Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear’s office, the graduation rate among Kentucky’s students rose 13.5 percent from 2000 to 2010, making the state the third most improved in the nation.

  • Know the warning signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke

    What causes heat exhaustion and heatstroke?

    Heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heatstroke, occur when your body can’t keep itself cool. As the air temperature rises, your body stays cool when your sweat evaporates. On hot, humid days, the evaporation of sweat is slowed by the increased moisture in the air. When sweating isn’t enough to cool your body, your body temperature rises, and you may become ill.

    What is heat exhaustion?

  • Kyle Goodlett named LCHS principal

     Kyle Goodlett has been hired as principal of LaRue County High School.

  • Schools increase dropout age to 18

    The LaRue County School Board last week raised the dropout age from 16 to 18.

    In a special meeting June 25, the board discussed the approval of the Senate Bill 97, known as the “Graduate Kentucky” bill passed in March, intended to raise the compulsory drop out age from 16 to 18.

    “Districts all across the state have discussed this bill; a few had midnight meetings,” said Superintendent Sam Sanders, during the overview of the bill. “Once 55 (percent of the) districts in the state approve the change it will be a required change.”

  • Two named to Dean’s List at Morehead

     Breanna S. Stone and Carissa Leigh-Ann Stratton, both of Hodgenville, have been named to the Dean’s List at Morehead State University. 

    To be named to the list, a student must be enrolled on a full-time basis and achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale for the current semester.

  • Thomas serves on University’s new student orientation team

     Campbellsville University had more than 140 students visit during the weekend of May 23-24 for the first new student orientation of the summer. This orientation is designed to help students learn in a new environment, invest in their futures, navigate life changes and connect to Campbellsville.

    Laura Lee Thomas of Hodgenville is one of 24 CU students serving on the orientation team.

    Future dates are July 12-13 and Aug. 2-3.