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Education

  • 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. 

  • ALES singers perform in concert

    Weather delayed the winter concert of the Guys' Percussion Ensemble and the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Singers, but the show did go on as planned in January. The two groups performed several songs together and individually at two performances.

  • Local students make honor roll at Bethlehem High School

    Two LaRue County students have been named to the honor roll for the first semester of the 2010-11 academic year at Bethlehem High School in Bardstown.
    Skyler Kaitlyn Frye, a sophomore, was named to the All A Honor Roll.
    Jesse E. Plouvier, a freshman, was named to the A-B Honor Roll.

  • LaRue County Middle School Honor Roll - second nine weeks

    All A

  • Teachers trained on 'Project Based Learning'

    Teachers at LaRue County High School are implementing a fresh approach to instruction, Project Based Learning, which they hope will help students to solve problems much as they’ll have to do once they graduate and face the real world.
    “Students will be in charge of their own learning, helping to develop the objectives, the process, and to some extent how they are assessed,” said Ruth Sorace, curriculum specialist.     

  • Price Smith named chairman of school board

    The first meeting of the LaRue County School Board for the new year brought a change in leadership.
    Price Smith was elected chairman of the board. Dick Greenwell was named vice-chairman after “respectfully declining” a nomination for chairman.
    In other business:

  • LaRue Schools closed

    LaRue County schools are closed Wednesday due to wintry weather.
    About 3-inches of snow fell overnight. 

    The area is under a winter storm warning until 4 p.m. today. Snow began to fall steadily shortly after midnight. Total accumulation in the area is expected to be as much as 5 inches.

  • LCHS Speech Team continues hot streak

    The snow hasn’t slowed the LaRue County High School Speech Team, which has traveled to two tournaments over the past three weeks and brought home plenty of hardware to continue the momentum started in the first semester. With regionals and state right around the corner, the team is gearing up to make an excellent showing at State for LaRue County.

  • Project Graduation: Raising funds to keep our children safe

    Project Graduation, observed at many high school campuses throughout the nation after Commencement exercises, gives the new alumni a drug-and-alcohol-free opportunity to celebrate with several chances to win cash prizes and valuable donated items.
    In order to help raise funds for the annual event, LaRue County High School’s Project Graduation committee is trying innovative methods, one of which involves a Senior Tree of Memories which senior Ellen Huff, one of Monique Hanna’s advanced art students, painted on a second floor wall of the high school.

  • Scholarship opportunities

    Bluegrass Cellular

    Bluegrass Cellular, Inc. is accepting scholarship applications from graduating seniors who attend high school in its 38-county coverage area, which includes LaRue County. The deadline for applications is April 4.  Bluegrass Cellular will award 18 scholarships valued at $1,500 each. For guidelines and application, go to www.BluegrassCellular.com.

    Nolin RECC