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Education

  • Education given an early KHIC

    Since it first appeared in print in “The Lady’s Magazine” for 1818, the phrase “The Three R’s” has been in vogue for what is to be learned in the early years of elementary school – readin’, (w)ritin’, and (a)rithmetic.

    When the phrase was coined, most students began school in the first grade at about the age of 6. But, the explosion of knowledge over the two centuries since the phrase’s inception has mandated students get an earlier start on their education.

  • Former teacher honored by Lindsey Wilson

    History will be made when the Lindsey Wilson College community celebrates the college’s 83rd homecoming on the weekend of Sept. 12-13.

    Six individuals will be honored by the college; a new homecoming queen and king will be crowned; and a new Blue Raider Bob mascot will be unveiled.

  • PHOTO: Working in class
  • PHOTO: Laughing with the laptop
  • School Calender

    ALL SCHOOLS

    Fall Break

    Fall break is Oct. 6-10.

    ALES

    SBDM

    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 8, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 9, April 13, May 11 and June 8. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.

    HES

    SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 22. For more information, call the school at 270-358-3506.

    LCHS

    SBDM

  • Personnel changes announced

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations at its Aug. 18 meeting:

    n Accepted the recommendation of employment of:

    Glenda Coy, Kerry Hornback, Mary Jane Stillwell and Kristy Stillwell as part-time instructional assistants at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

    Donald Pack as custodian at LaRue County High Schoo

    Kelsey Walls as instructional assistant at LaRue County Middle School

    Valerie McGovern as math teacher at LCMS

  • PHOTO: Black Color Day
  • Career Cafe serves up options

    Career Cafe is a new program at LaRue County Middle School that allows students to gain awareness of what careers exist within the local (and broader) community, and to learn what education and requirements are necessary for various fields in which they are interested.

    Kellie Sandidge, LCMS counselor, heard about this program while attending a conference.

    “Other schools were seeing success with this type of setup and program and it sounded like an exciting opportunity for LCMS students,” she said.

  • SPACE PLACE: Tiny grains of dust from way-way-outer space

    Everything around us came from an ancient swirling disk of dusk. Our sun, our planet, and the planets of our solar system all formed from the remnants of this disk. Our mountains, our animals, and even us humans came from the sun that formed from this disk. Nobody on Earth has ever handled anything that came from anywhere else.

  • PHOTO: Black Color Day

     Hodgenville Elementary kindergarten students in Tracy Tharp’s class celebrated Color Days. Students read a color book, learned a color song, made a color puppet and did a writing activity for each color. Above, Lily Edlin and Carlos Coffman showed off their black hats for Black Show and Tell.