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Education

  • LCHS Quick Recall team competes

    Members of the LaRue County High School Quick Recall team competed in the Hardin County Educational and Community Television (HCEC-TV) Scholastic Challenge during the month of January.  The Scholastic Challenge is a single elimination tournament held each year where local high schools compete in a quiz bowl type match.  

  • School board analyzes SEEK funding

    Members of the LaRue County Board of Education see educational funding as one of the biggest challenges facing today’s school boards in Kentucky. Their sentiments echo what some studies are showing.

    According to A Preview of the 2016-2018 Kentucky State Budget prepared by the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, Kentucky’s schools are continuing to deal with fewer resources due to the budget cuts of recent years.

  • Personnel changes at LaRue County Schools - January 27, 2016

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

    Employment

    Claudia Silva as Instructional Assistant for English Language Learners for the LCS.

    Ashley Valentine as FMD Instructional Assistant at LCHS.

    Nicole Boone as ESS Instructional Assistant (part-time) at ALES.

    Resignation

    Norma Jo Mather as Substitute Food Service Assistant for LCS.

    Maggie Mather as Assistant Speech Coach for LCHS.

  • School Calendar - January 27, 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 February 1 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the LaRue County Board of Education. The color for the event is black. The event is sponsored by the LaRue County Family Resource Center and the United Way. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    HES Advisory Council meeting

  • ALES Honor Roll - Second Quarter

    ALL “A” ALES

    Honor Roll

    Second Quarter

    Third Grade

    Allison Albro, Bailey Brown, Emily Detre, Josie Garris, Kirsten Goodwin, Tyler Hornback, Kamron Locke, Larkin Morgan, Colson Nicholas, Lillian Nick, Avyana Riggs, Jenna Rutledge, Kate Santiago, Ayden Seidl, Emma Self, Ella Thomas, Sophia Thompson, and John Wiley

    Fourth Grade

  • January is School Board Member Recognition Month

    As a sports team is at its best when all members work together to achieve their goals, a board of education is most efficient when its members are united as they face the many challenges and concerns that arise at each meeting.

    “A good board of education can make all the difference for school districts,” noted Sam Sanders, LaRue County Schools’ superintendent. “It starts and ends with the board. They hire and evaluate the superintendent. They also set policy and procedure for the district.”

  • LaRue WKU students named to Fall 2015 honors list

    The following Western Kentucky University students from LaRue County were named to the Dean’s list and President’s list for the fall 2015 semester. Full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 are named to the Dean’s List. Students with a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0 are named to the President’s List and their names are marked with an asterisk

    From Buffalo: Michael R. Huff*, Brittany S. Lucas and Brian H. Anderson*

  • LaRue County school board saluted this month

    Throughout January the administrators, faculty, staff, students and community members of LaRue County Schools are publicly thanking the system’s elected board of education members during Kentucky’s observation of School Board Recognition Month.

  • Speech teams begin season

    The LaRue County Middle and High School Speech teams started 2016 with excellent showings at three tournaments over the past two weeks.

    On January 9, the high school team traveled to Rowan County where students won several individual awards and took fifth overall out of over 20 schools. They had a repeat of that performance at Assumption on the January 16, again placing fifth and winning some individual awards. The middle school team also competed on January 16 in Danville, bringing home some individual wins and placing seventh place overall out of 16 schools.

  • School Board holds elections

    The LaRue County School Board held their board elections and approved several bids at their monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 19.

    The board unanimously elected Joanna Hinton as board chair and Price Smith as vice-chair. The two board members switched roles as Hinton previously served as the vice-chair, while Smith served as the chair.