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Education

  • Little Blue Dells have changed the rites of learning

    STUDENT FEATURE BY ERIKA BOWLES

  • GEORGETOWN: Hellman named to Dean's List

    Rebekah A. Hellman, daughter of Roie and Karen Hellman of Hodgenville, was named to the Dean’s List for the 2010 fall semester at Georgetown College.
    The Dean’s List honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 hours and a 3.7 GPA.
     

  • Students honored by Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has announced the academic honors’ list for the fall semester.
    The academic honors’ list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours. The fall 2010 academic honors’ list includes a total of 505 students, with 194 achieving a 4.0 grade point average and having been named to the President’s List. Others who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5-3.99 are named to the Dean’s List; there are 311 named to that list.

  • Students named to WKU's Dean's List

    Several local residents have been named to the Dean’s and President’s Lists for the fall semester at Western Kentucky University.
    These lists include undergraduate students who have at least 12 hours of coursework for the semester with no incomplete grades. Students making the Dean’s List have a grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 in a 4.0 scale. Students on the President’s List have GPAs of 3.8 to 4.0.
    Students who have requested WKU to withhold the information are not listed.
    Dean’s List

  • Robo Hawks are tops in state competition

    A LaRue County club took high honors in a robotics competition last month.
    The Robo Hawks brought home first place, Judges Award, in the Kentucky First Lego League State Robotics Championship at Western Kentucky University.
    About 310 participants on 43 teams competed in the state tournament at WKU’s Diddle Arena.
    The Robo Hawks, all fourth through seventh graders, are Tori Fulkerson, Celeste Menard, Ethan Johnson, Isaac Johnson and Parker Smith. Their coaches are David Walsh and Price Smith.

  • LCHS Speech Team win Region title

    Over the past two weekends the LaRue County High School Speech team has enjoyed success both nationally and in the state.

    Several varsity speech students traveled to Atlanta, Ga. Jan. 29-31 to compete in the 2011 Barkley Forum at Emory University. 

  • Middle School students learn ceremonial dances

    LaRue County school students identified as gifted/talented in the areas of dance, drama, creativity, and social studies experienced the realm of the performing arts last week.

    New Performing Arts of Louisville, a company providing live, professional performing arts programs to schools and smaller communities, hosted seminars for elementary and middle school students ranging from theatrical workshops to Native American dance.

  • LaRue Middle School Academic Team wins district championship

    The LaRue County Middle School Academic Team won first place overall with 58 total points at District Governor's Cup Academic Competition Jan. 22 at Boston School.

    The Future Problem Solving Team tied for first place. Members are Cody McDowell, Kylie Rogers, Caitlin Lewis and Shayne Wathen.

    The Quick Recall team placed second. Lauren Zahrndt and Allison Firquin operated the computerized buzzer system for the competition. Both of these teams progressed to Regional competition at Bloomfield Middle School Feb. 1 and will compete again Feb. 5.

  • Sixth graders compete in Academic Showcase

    Students from LaRue County Middle School competed in the Sixth Grade Academic Showcase in December. 

  • Governors Cup: Quick Recall and Future Problem Solvers excel

    The LaRue County High School Academic Team competed in the 18th District Governor's Cup competition held Jan. 24 and 29 at Nelson County High School.  LCHS competed against four other high school academic teams – Nelson County High, Bardstown High, Bardstown Bethlehem and Bluegrass Christian Academy.

    The following students placed in written assessment and will advance to regional competition: Shelby Rogers placed third in Language Arts, Andrew Skaggs placed second in Mathematics, Spenser Reed placed second in Social Studies.