• Equipping students and families for success

    Just as our schools strive to prepare students to be ready for college and/or a career, family resource and youth services centers, as they have done for their past 25 years of existence in Kentucky, seek to equip not only students but also their families for success.

  • School Calendar - January 13, 2015

    YCS Advisory Council meeting

    The LaRue County Schools YSC Advisory Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. January 14 at the LaRue County Extension office. The public is welcome to attend. For more information contact YSC Coordinator, Marsha Duncan, at 270-358-9745.

    KHIC Wee Time

  • 4 H Calendar

    Poultry Club

    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13 at the Extension Office.

    Canoe and Kayak Club

    The 4-H Canoe and Kayak Club will meet on Monday, January 18 at 6 p.m. at the Extension Office.

    Country Ham Projects

    Country Ham project participants will meet on January 18 at the Extension Office to start the curing process.  Participants will receive a letter regarding more details.  If you have signed up and did not receive a letter, please contact the Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

  • Each child's approach to learning is unique

    The Governor’s Office of Early Childhood encourages all parents to think about school readiness as their child develops. School readiness includes a variety of skills children display before kindergarten, which will give them a great start in school. School readiness includes soft skills like the ability to finish a task and having a curiosity to learn. Some children are reserved when trying new things while others are eager to try new experiences.

  • LaRue County Reads invites community to help young readers

    For the past 10 years, LaRue County Reads has been providing preschoolers through fifth-graders valuable reading support and has proven a rewarding volunteer opportunity for the community.

    The program links students with trained volunteers who typically spend 30 minutes each week reading to or reading with a child.

    The goal of the program is to have every student reading at grade level within four years, said Connie Goff, LaRue County Reads training supervisor and director of adult and community education for LaRue County Schools.

  • Youth services celebrates milestones

    Kentucky’s Family Resource and Youth Services centers is celebrating 25 years of helping students and families since the centers were established as a component of the Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990.

    In LaRue County, Machelle Durham coordinates Abraham Lincoln Elementary School’s FRC, Melissa Pearman coordinates Hodgenville Elementary’s center, and Marsha Duncan serves as Youth Service Center coordinator to the middle and high schools.

  • LCMS Team Competes in Knowledge Masters
  • KDA Thistle Spray Program

    As we approach spring, it’s time to start thinking about weed control. One way to get a good start on noxious weed control in pastures is through the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Spray Demo Program. This program is always popular, and details are mostly the same as in the past- with the exception of sign ups.

  • School Board holds elections

    The LaRue County School Board held their board elections and approved several bids at their monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 19.

    The board unanimously elected Joanna Hinton as board chair and Price Smith as vice-chair. The two board members switched roles as Hinton previously served as the vice-chair, while Smith served as the chair.

  • LCHS Sound of Music a success

    The LaRue County Dramas’ Presentation of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music” ran December 11, 12, and 13.