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Education

  • Kindergarten Cutoff changes next school year

    Starting with the 2017-18 school year, children entering kindergarten must be five years old on or before August 1. The cutoff has been October 1, but the 2012 Kentucky General Assembly moved back the cutoff date based on the premise that younger students might not be ready for school.

  • 100th Day of School
  • LCHS/LCMS Chorus - February 1, 2017
  • Four LCHS band members compete in clinic

    Four LaRue County High School band members attended the 2017 WKU Honors Band Clinic last weekend.

    The LCHS band members auditioned for chair placement among three 100-piece bands made up of juniors and seniors from Kentucky, Tennesee and Indiana. They also performed in a combined concert last Saturday in VanMeter Auditorium at WKU.

  • Input sought for educational needs of community

    LaRue Countians have the opportunity to give feedback for educational opportunities offered to the public.

    LaRue County Community Education is seeking input from the public on potential classes they could offer to the community.

    “The Library, Health Department and Extension Office do an outstanding job offering educational opportunities to the community; we’re just trying to find any gaps that we could fill,” Director of LaRue County Community Education, Connie Goff said.

  • NOLIN RECC sponsors free trip to Washington DC

    Local high school juniors whose parents or guardians are members receiving electric service from Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation are eligible to enter a contest that may take them to Washington, D.C. The yearly competition also includes a trip to Frankfort for all participating students.

  • Personnel Changes - February 1, 2017

    Resignation

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their January meeting.

    Dora J. Canter, Teacher at ALES.

    Christy Ferguson as Freshman Softball Coach.

    Rebecca Hawkins as Soccer Coach.

  • Scholarship opprotunities

    County Homemaker Scholarship

    $400 scholarship available to LaRue County residents graduating from high school this year who plan to earn a degree in family and consumer sciences, agriculture or a related field. Or an adult county resident returning to college, vocational or technical school for any field of study.  Application forms available at the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401 or on the office website- http://larue.ca.uky.edu/content/extension-homemaker-organization Applic... are due to the Extension Office by March 20, 2017.

  • January is school board appreciation month

    January is the month when school districts across Kentucky recognize the hard work school board members do and the dedication they show for their students.

    “Our school board members are all committed to the betterment of our students and school system,” noted Sam Sanders, superintendent. “Having a high quality school board is one of the reasons LaRue County Schools is a top 10 school district.”

  • ALES honored with ENERGY STAR certification

    The LaRue County Board honored Abraham Lincoln Elementary School for its recent ENERGY STAR certification at the January 17 board meeting.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) prestigious ENERGY STAR is the national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. This signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency.