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Education

  • SPEECH TEAM: FOUR STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

    The LaRue County High School Speech and Debate Teams competed at the Kentucky High School State Speech and Debate Championships this past week at the University of Kentucky and returned home with four individual state championships, several other honors, and placed sixth overall in the state.  Brian Anderson is the State Champion in extemporaneous Speaking for the second year in a row joining a very exclusive club, and is also the 2014 State Champion in oratory.

    Curtis Milby is the State Champion in prose; and Elijah Thomas is the State Champion in poetry.

  • PHOTO: Future Problem Solvers

     LaRue County Middle School's Future Problem Solving team that competed at state March 15 include, from left, Harrison Hynes, Alyssa White, Dylan Sullivan, and Gilbert Cox.

  • Camp Invention returns to ALES

    In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, LaRue County is will offer the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program to children entering grades one through six. It’s a weeklong summer adventure in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) that’s all about big ideas. Children will work together to seek innovative solutions to real-world problems and sharpen critical 21st century learning skills as they rotate through four modules that reinvent summer fun.

  • PHOTOS: Silly Sock Day

    Hodgenville Elementary School kindergarten students celebrated Dr. Seuss Week by wearing silly socks, giving a nod to “Hop on Pop” and “Fox in Socks.”

  • PHOTO: The Cat came back

    Vicki Devers AKA The Cat in the Hat visited kindergarten students at Hodgenville Elementary School to help them celebrate Dr. Seuss week. The students enjoyed hearing her read Dr. Seuss books, learned about the author, played a game with a Cat in the Hat toy, sang a song to go along with the story and did tricks with The Cat in the Hat pencils. Pictured from left, Liliana Madero-Lopez, Guage Wimp, Khloe Clark, Kaydence Powell, Brady Skaggs, Jenna Marsh, Jayden Shafer and Nehemiah Lackey.

  • Stiles, Carter awarded audit bid for LaRue schools

     The LaRue County School Board held a special meeting March 6 at Central Office to award four bids.

  • Scholarships - March 12, 2014

     County Homemaker

  • School Calendar – March 12, 2014

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  • Magnolia Bank awards scholarships

    Sixteen sixth-grade students from Hardin and LaRue Counties were awarded the annual Magnolia Bank “Preparing for Success” Scholarships on March 1. Students were asked to write an essay telling what would make a great career, and how they plan to pursue that career. 

     “The goal of this program is to get kids and their families talking about college early.  We want to help students in our area get off to a good start saving for their future,” said Stefanie Rock, Vice President at Magnolia Bank.   

  • ECTC transfer scholarship deadline is April 1

    Community college students wanting to transfer to Western Kentucky University may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance.

    The application deadline for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Transfer Scholarship is April 1 for fall admission. The admissions application serves as the scholarship application.

    Renewable scholarships range from $1,500 to $4,000, depending on GPA. Transfer students from KCTCS institutions with an associate degree and full-time enrollment are eligible.