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Education

  • ALES Cabinet members announced

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School announced its final recipients of this year’s Lincoln Presidential Cabinet Awards.

    Nominated by several of her fellow instructional colleagues, Donna Sherrard is this month’s classified winner. She has been with the LaRue County Schools since 1992 and has served as an instructional assistant for both the classroom and special education. She has a great “can do” attitude and is always busy working with a child, grading papers, making observations for a teacher’s records or monitoring a group of children.

  • Campbellsville University announces Dean's List

    Campbellsville University has announced the academic honors’ list for the spring 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 following students have been named to Campbellsville University’s Dean’s List:

  • Ledezma receives scholarship

    Carlee Ledezma is the recipient of the Cantrell-Lorey Scholarship.

    The scholarship was donated by former graduate Emma Cantrell Lorey (Class of 1958) and her husband.

    Ledezma plans to attend Campbellsville University this fall to pursue a nursing degree.

  • School calendar

    ALL SCHOOLS

    Aug. 5 – First day of school

    ALES

    SBDM Council

    The ALES SBDM Council will meet 5:15 p.m. July 6.

    LCMS

    SBDM Council

    All meetings dealing with hiring of a new LCMS principal will be held at the middle school in either the library or the computer lab.

    • June 23 and June 28, time TBA – conducting applicant interviews

    • June 30, time TBA – making a decision about the hiring of the principal

    Registration

  • Chelsea Turner graduates Magna Cum Laude

    Chelsea Turner of Magnolia graduated Magna Cum Laude from Bellarmine University May 8.

    She received a bachelor of arts in psychology (human services emphasis) with minors in sociology and peace studies. She was inducted into the Psi Chi National Honor Society and was on the Dean’s List 2006-2010. At Bellarmine, she was involved in the Psychology Club, Alliance for Women, Undergraduate Research Week, Sociology Club, University Democrats, Kentucky Psychology Association, Mid-America Undergraduate Research Conference and Save Darfur Coalition.

  • Ian Mather takes third in forensic competition

    LaRue County High School’s Ian Mather was the third-place winner in Oral Interpretation after a two-day competition at the National Catholic Forensic League’s 59th annual national speech and debate tournament May 29 and 30.

  • LaRue residents reap the rewards of adult education

    Come 6 p.m. Monday in LaRue County High School’s auditorium, several adults will be rewarded for their initiative, perseverance and hard work in gaining their GED.

    “General Education Development is the nationally recognized high school equivalency test,” said Sarah Hornback, director of family services who coordinates the program.

  • LaRue educators honored for Excellence in Teaching

    Campbellsville University awarded Excellence in Teaching Awards to 169 educators from across Kentucky during the 24th annual awards program May 15 on the Campbellsville University campus.

    “Teaching is the profession that creates all others,” Dr. Brenda A. Priddy, dean of the School of Education, said was printed on a wall in the School of Education building.

    “You are the very best teachers in the Commonwealth,” she told the award recipients. “Teachers, you have shaped the lives of those who serve others.”

  • School calendar

    LCHS

    June 9 ee" SBDM, 4:30 p.m.

    LCMS

    SBDM Council

    All meetings dealing with hiring of a new LCMS principal will be held at the middle school in either the library or the computer lab.

    • June 11, 2 p.m. ee" deciding on criteria and interview questions

    • June 18, 2 p.m. ee" discussing applicants

    • June 22, June 23 and June 28, time TBA ee" conducting applicant interviews

    • June 30, time TBA ee" making a decision about the hiring of the principal

  • Davis named to Mid-Continent President's List

    Heather Davis of Magnolia was named to the President’s List at Mid-Continent University in the ADVANTAGE program.

    To achieve the President’s List, students must maintain a 4.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale term.

    ADVANTAGE is an accelerated degree completion program. Adults 24 and above with about two years of college can earn the last half of their bachelor’s degrees by attending class one night per week for 18 months of instruction. Upon completion, students earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Management or Christian Ministry.