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Education

  • Magnolia Bank awards LaRue County students “Preparing For Success” scholarships
  • Kindergarten Registration
  • Creating learning moments

    Thanks to a Metro United Way Born Learning Academy grant, LaRue County’s family resource centers are providing parents with tools and resources to turn everyday activities into early learning moments.

    Hodgenville FRC coordinator Melissa Pearman, who wrote the grant, and Machelle Durham, FRC coordinator at Abraham Lincoln Elementary have scheduled six workshops, three during Wee Time, 9 a.m. on March 28 (ALES), April 11 (HES), and April 18 (ALES) and three sessions at 5:30 p.m. on April 16, 23, and 30, all at HES.

  • LCS teachers recognized for ‘Excellence in Teaching’

     Campbellsville University is recognizing three LaRue County Schools teachers with the 2018 Excellence in Teaching Award. Selected by the district, award winners are honored for their leadership and dedication to the teaching profession.

    Award winners Eric Allen, Andy Arendt and Erin Hardwick were also nominees for the WHAS11/LG&E KU ExCEL Award earlier this school year.

    A third-generation teacher, Allen teaches special education at LaRue County High School.

  • Preparing for Spring

    LaRue County High School Ag. Teacher Chris Thomas has his greenhouse technology students already preparing for this spring’s garden plant and flower sales.

    Last week seniors Chloe Price, Cassie Campos, Clay Rogers, and junior Austin Burgess were busy watering and transplanting seedlings in the greenhouse located between the high school and track.

  • LCHS Speech Students Headed to Nationals

    After three intense weekends of competition in March, five LaRue County Speech students are headed to national competition in April, May, and June.

    In early March, schools from across the state competed to join Team Kentucky at the NCFL National Championships, which are held over Memorial Day weekend each year. The next weekend, they competed at the NSDA State Qualifier to determine who will represent Kentucky at the NSDA National Championships, which are held in mid-June.

  • Parents urged to attend kindergarten registration March 22

     Abraham Lincoln Elementary School and Hodgenville Elementary School leaders are emphasizing the importance of attending kindergarten registration on Thursday, March 22.

    “The earlier we meet the parents and guardians of incoming kindergarteners, the better,” said ALES principal Karen Downs. “Registering early really helps the students, families and our schools.”

    The registration events are set from 3:30 to 5:45 p.m. at ALES and 3:30 to 6 p.m. at HES. Children must be 5 years old by August 1 to attend kindergarten.

  • ALES Artist of the quarter
  • March personnel changes

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at its March 19 meeting.

    Accepted the Recommendation of Employment of:

    Jennifer Price as After-School Club Coordinator for Hodgenville Elementary School,

    Tracy Murray as After-School Karate Club Instructor at HES,

    Ashley Clifford as After-School STLP Club Instructor at HES,

    Laura Kudrna as After-School Archery Club Instructor at HES

    Drew Simpson as After-School Extreme Frisbee Club Instructor at HES

  • Scholarship calendar - March 21, 2018

    The following scholarships are available to LaRue Co. students:

    Nolin RECC Scholarship

       Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, A Touchstone Energy® Cooperative, will award $13,000 in scholarship funds to area students this year. The cooperative provides electricity to approximately 34,000 members in Hardin, LaRue and seven surrounding counties.