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Education

  • High school juniors hear from freshman Congressman

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie spoke to the LaRue County High School Leadership students Monday morning.

    Eleven of the 16 juniors in the group were present to hear the congressman’s views on the economy, the war on terrorism, education, the environment and leadership.

  • Memorial fund needs help to help students

    Nowhere is the true spirit of Christmas more prevalent than through the Kelly Dean Sanders Memorial Fund.

    Thanks to the generosity of LaRue Countians since the fund’s inception in the late 1960s, thousands of LaRue County students who needed help have been able to receive it.

    The major moneymaker to keep the fund active is the Kelly Dean Sanders Memorial Dinner which will be held at the LaRue County Middle School cafeteria noon-2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6.

  • Laptop initiative will open doors for learning

    LaRue County Schools are considering taking a giant step forward in technology that could equip all their high school students with never-before opportunities for learning.

    The program, which students will name, will put the use of a laptop computer into the hands of each LaRue County High School student. 

    “I feel the laptop initiative has the potential to enhance learning and better prepare our students for college and/or the work force,” said Sam Sanders, LaRue County Schools superintendent. 

  • LaRue students shine in JV Academic Challenge

    LaRue County High School’s JV Academic Team had a good showing at the JV Challenge, hosted at LaRue County High School.

  • School Board reviews personnel changes

    The following personnel recommendations were accepted by the LaRue County School Board Nov. 16.

    •Extended employment of Traci Weaver as academic coach at Hodgenville Elementary School effective Oct. 26.

    •Employment of Barry Bell as substitute custodian effective Oct. 26.

    •Ronald Brown as substitute bus monitor effective Nov. 4.

  • Hynes, Young named to ALES cabinet

    Heather Hynes and Terri Young have been recognized at the October recipients of the Lincoln Presidential Cabinet Awards at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

  • LaRue grad melds chorus talents

    LaRue County High School alumnus Steve Skaggs directed the Fourth District Treble Chorus, 200 students from the 11-county district who performed at Meade County High School auditorium Sept. 26.

    Skaggs, who like his wife, Shirley, is a 1971 LCHS graduate, called his first experience as the director an honor.

  • Teachers combine resources to further education

    Teachers today are focusing on impacting the education of every child instead of teaching to the class as a whole.

    To do that effectively, according to a large number of educators, the teachers can’t work in isolation, but must communicate and combine their skills and efforts.

  • ALES honors veterans

    About 50 veterans were honored for their service to our country Nov. 9 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. It was the second year the school held the ceremony. Twenty-nine veterans were in attendance as they were recognized for their individual efforts and accomplishments by retired Lt. Col. Garry Ross.

  • Scholarship competition open to high school juniors

    One Kentucky high school junior will win a $500 scholarship to use at a Kentucky college of his or her choice – and a photo shoot for the winner’s school. All the junior has to do is tell about the biggest challenge high school students face in 200 words or less.

    The “Promote Your School” scholarship contest is sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. Photos from the winning school will be used in KHEAA books and other publications.