• Man achieves dreams at LaRue Adult Education

    When 21-year-old Kyle Gron moved to Hodgenville from his hometown of Tampa, Florida, he didn’t have a job lined up, but he did have a goal in mind, to finish his high school education.

    Connie Goff, LaRue County Schools director of adult and community education, hopes his success at achieving and surpassing that goal in a relatively short amount of time will serve as motivation for others.

  • School Calendar - October 7, 2015

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is October 12 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the LaRue County Board of Education. The color for the event is green. The event is sponsored by the LaRue County Family Resource Center and the United Way. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    Adult education classes

  • Celebrating Johnny Appleseed’s birthday
  • Early graduates could earn state scholarship

    Kentucky high school students who earn their diploma in three years or less may qualify for a scholarship from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

    To take advantage of the Early Graduation Scholarship Certificate program, students must sign a letter of intent to graduate early before the start of their junior year.

    They must also meet the following ACT benchmarks: at least an 18 on the English exam, at least a 19 on the math exam and at least a 20 on the reading exam.

  • LC adult education extends hours

    In an effort to better accommodate student’s work schedules, Director Connie Goff and her staff at LaRue County Schools Adult Education are offering Saturday classes.

    “We started the second Saturday in September,” said Goff. “We’re holding the classes at the board of education from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.”

  • Personnel changes at LaRue County Schools - September 30, 2015

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel recommendations at its September meeting.

    Employment of

    Monica Spencer as Instructional Assistant at Hodgenville Elementary School.

    Bill Hawkins as Assistant Girls’ Soccer Coach for LCHS.

    Tony Hatmaker as Weight Room Coordinator for LCHS.

    Cindy Voltz as Food Service Assistant II at Hodgenville Elementary School.

    Gary Goode as Assistant Boys’ Basketball Coach for LCHS.

    Eric Cecil as Speech Coach for LCHS.

  • School Calendar - September 30, 2015



    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision-making council meets at 4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.


    The LaRue County High School site-based decision-making council meets at 3:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month in the LCHS conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-2210.

    School board dates

  • Rep. Mills tours LCMS reading program

    During a visit to LaRue County Middle School September 25, State Representative Terry Mills saw first-hand how teachers, through a Reading Recovery program, are helping students greatly improve their reading skills.

    “With respect to educating our kids, I firmly believe that those who start early are better prepared for future education,” said Mills, a Democrat from Lebanon who represents the 24th House District that includes Green, LaRue, and Marion counties. “Our teachers should be commended for the caring they demonstrate.”

  • New Haven School Fall Festival
  • AP on the rise at LCHS

    According to College Board data released this month, more Kentucky students are taking Advanced Placement tests and scoring higher than five years ago.

    In the past five years, the number of Kentucky public high school students taking AP examinations is up 35 percent and the number of tests with a qualifying score of 3, 4, or 5, has increased by 40 percent.