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Education

  • Schools prepare for spring testing; counselor anticipates retirement

    LaRue County Schools are looking for progress in each of the areas tested as the district enters statewide spring testing.
    All schools continue to prepare for the reading, math, science and writing assessments in various ways.  Summer Garris, senior class adviser and LaRue County High School teacher, said her school is using a spinoff of a television series to go with a “Survivor-Ramp Up” theme that includes an acronym designed to help students ready themselves for the tests.  

  • School lunch prices will rise with new law

    LaRue County Schools seem better prepared than many other districts to implement the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposed nutrition changes intended to combat childhood obesity and malnutrition.
    The first rewrite of school-meal rules in 15 years, the proposed standards aim to cut sodium, boost the amount and types of fruits and vegetables students are offered, cut saturated fat, increase whole grains, and limit calories.

  • College tuition assistance available

    In Kentucky, veterans, active duty military personnel and their family members may qualify for college financial aid programs.
    The Kentucky National Guard Tuition Award Program, administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, provides tuition assistance for full- or part-time study at Kentucky public and private colleges while funds are available. Members of the Guard also are eligible for Montgomery GI Bill and GI Bill Kicker assistance.

  • Short school board meeting: Consent agenda approved

    Monday’s school board meeting went off without a hitch – all 10 minutes of it. Before the meeting was called to order, board members chuckled at the fact that the agenda had no items listed under the action agenda.
    “I thought my computer messed up,” said board member Ronnie Chelf with a laugh. However, there was no error and the meeting carried on.

  • School Calendar

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Last day of school
    June 2

    First day of school
    Aug. 4

    HES
    ITBS Testing at Hodgenville Elementary
    ITBS testing for grades K-2 is April 25-29.

    Junior Beta food drive

    The Junior Beta canned food drive is April 25-29.

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

  • Scholarship Opportunities

    The Lincoln Museum
    The Lincoln Museum is offering a scholarship to LaRue County students who will graduate from high school this year. Applications are due by 4 p.m. April 26. Forms are available from LaRue County High School or The Lincoln Museum in downtown Hodgenville.
    The Lincoln Museum has been providing scholarships to local graduates since 1995.
    For more information, call 270-358-3163 or email abe@lincolnmuseum-ky.org.

    Beef Producers

  • Bethlehem High School

    All A
    Skyler Frye, junior
     
    A-B
    Jesse Plouvier, freshman

  • KHEAA website provides information on applying for financial aid

    The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority’s website includes two unique features that provide important information to help Kentucky students and parents learn about and apply for student financial aid.
    Zip Access and Zip Answer are available on www.kheaa.com. Zip Access lets students check their Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship award and apply for the Early Childhood Development Scholarship. The sign-in function for Zip Access is at the top of the KHEAA home page.

  • Hodgenville Elementary School Honor Roll, Third Nine Weeks

    All “A’s”

    Third Grade
    Bryson Arnette, Savannah Bandurske, Bethany Blair, Logan Childress, Gilbert Cox, Alex French, Taylor Halprin, Jacob McAdams, Seth Miller, Wyatt Pearman, Sydney Pepper, Bryson Puyear, Grace Ramey, Katie Ridings, Jacob Sandidge, Skyler Thompson, Kaylee Whiteman

    Fourth Grade

  • Student artwork to be exhibited at Woodland Gallery

    LaRue County High School’s advanced art class is doing something that, according to their teacher, Monique Hanna, is a first for the school – exhibiting their works in an art gallery.
    On April 29, from 5-8 p.m., the students will show paintings and a sculpture at Woodland Gallery, 2410 Ring Road in Elizabethtown.
    “Lynn Cowan is the owner of the gallery and has always been very supportive of the art of young people,” said Hanna. “This year the advanced work was so impressive that it seemed only right to put it before the public.”