• Sixth graders complete fun murals for art project

    The sixth grade students at LaRue County Middle School completed work on a fun mural project in Art class.  
    Drawing inspiration from world famous Latin American mural artists like Diego Rivera, David Siqueiros and Jose Orozco, each team worked together and individually to create artworks that measure 4-feet by 7-feet. The main imagery shown captures the spirit of LCMS in a Hawks logo and each student contributed something special about the community from his or her point of view.  

  • School Calendar: Updated 10-18

    Fall Festival
    The ALES fall festival is 5-7:30 p.m. Oct. 21. Box top collections are due that day.

    Teacher conferences
    Teacher conferences will be scheduled through Oct. 28. The child’s first report card will be given out during conference.

    Red Ribbon Week
    ALES will observe Red Ribbon Week Oct. 24-28.

    Dome Theater presentation
    The Dome Theater presentation is Oct. 31. Check with your child’s teacher for more information.

    Site-based council schedule

  • Parent workshop describes kindergarten expectations

    Parents of children who will enroll in kindergarten next year can receive useful information on preparing their children for school at a free kindergarten parent workshop to be held at Hodgenville Elementary School 6-7 p.m. Nov. 10.
    “This is for parents whose children will go to Abraham Lincoln Elementary as well as Hodgenville,” said Melissa Pearman, coordinator of Hodgenville Family Resource Center that is sponsoring the event. “Preschool and childcare teachers are welcome to attend. “

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  • Personnel Changes: Updated 10-12

    The LaRue County School Board approved the following personnel recommendations at its Sept. 19 meeting:
    Recommendation of employment of:
    • Rip Collins as ESS/2nd chance coordinator at LaRue County High School.
    • Alan Vass, exceptional education instructional assistant at LCHS.
    • Jackie Harley as girls’ cross country coach at LCHS.
    • Amy South as writing cadre leader at LCHS.
    • Sara Davis as ESS tutor at LCHS.
    • Claudia Silva as ESL Title III instructional assistant at LCHS.

  • School Calendar: Updated 10-12

    FRC Advisory Council to meet
    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary Family Resource Center Advisory Council will meet 11 a.m. Oct. 12 at the ALES conference room. The public is invited to attend. For more information, contact Machelle Durham at 270 358-4112.

    Fall Festival
    The ALES fall festival is 5-7:30 p.m. Oct. 21. Box top collections are due that day.

    Choirs perform
    Fourth District and Honors Choir perform during school at ALES and HES.

    Site-based council schedule

  • Devers steps into character for many different roles

    LaRue County Community Education director Vicki Devers carries many aliases in her work.
    Depending on the time of the year and the instructional unit students are in, she may appear as Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat, Johnny Appleseed or even Mother Goose.
    “I even appeared one time as the Easter Bunny, but the mask was so tight against my face I almost smothered, so I let the bunny go,” said Devers who has 19 years’ experience with the LaRue County School District.

  • LaRue schools are 41st in Transition Index scores

    The 2011 Transition Index, which shows trend data for all Kentucky elementary, middle, high schools, and districts gave LaRue County School district its highest ranking since the Index was first published – 41 out of 174 districts.
    Rankings among other district schools are: LaRue County Middle School tied at 40 out of 323 middle schools; LaRue County High School tied at 61 out of 230 Kentucky high schools; Hodgenville Elementary tied at 372 and Abraham Lincoln Elementary School tied at 430 out of 714 elementary schools.

  • KCCT results: Schools improve in some areas

    Results released Sept. 27 from the Kentucky Core Content Test, an achievement assessment taken by all public schools in the state last spring, showed LaRue County Middle School improving in all areas over the previous year’s results.
    Both Abraham Lincoln and Hodgenville elementary schools had significant gains in social studies and writing. HES improved in reading as well.
    LaRue County High School’s reading scores improved 12.5 points. Math, science and writing all increased as well.

  • ALES students prove 'we can care'

    Students at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School collected more than 1,000 canned goods last month to be donated to a local food pantry. About 500 cans were collected during the last week of the month.
    Staff and volunteers who had the job of counting and sorting the items were a bit overwhelmed. The front hallway at ALES was lined with cans: cans of asparagus, whole kernel corn, peas, soup, cranberry sauce and something called mini-o’s. There were brand name products and store brands.