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Education

  • Former LCHS student gives advice to graduating seniors

    High school seniors preparing to enter college next fall probably have a lot more unanswered than answered questions.

    For them, good advice from someone “who has been there” can likely help them avoid problems once they arrive on campus plus make the adjustment to college easier.

    Ashley Cottrell, a LaRue County High School graduate who is a third year agricultural education student at Western Kentucky University, has pinpointed the most important advice she could give.

  • Themes to help with testing

    A good faith effort.

    That’s what LaRue County Schools are expecting from and looking for in district students as they take their K-PREP state accountability assessments

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary

    At Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, the motivational theme is taken from the U.S. Army’s, “Be All You Can Be.”

  • Unbridled Learning testing

    LaRue County Schools students and teachers will put a year of work to the test next week as the annual Unbridled Learning assessments get underway.

    Students in third through eighth grade will complete Kentucky Performance Rating for Education Progress (K-Prep) assessments May 9-13. High school students will complete the Quality Core assessments that same week, with K-Prep writing assessments May 18-19.

  • LCHS takes first place at state Student Technology Leadership Program competition

    Taking a video from concept to finished product in just 48 hours, the LaRue County High School Cinemania team earned first-place honors at the 2016 Kentucky Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) State Championship Cinemania Contest.

    Students had already decided they wanted to produce a political satire video as they waited for Kentucky STLP to post the required video elements online. Once the elements were posted, the team had just two days to write a script, secure props and costumes, shoot and edit the video and submit their entry to the judges.

  • School calendar - May 4, 2016

    LC Schools remaining calendar

    May 6 is an instructional day and early release day; May 13 is a full day with no early release, May 17 is a work day with teachers reporting and students not in school; May 25 is the last day for students and May 26 is closing day.

    LCMS SBDM

    The LaRue County Middle School SBDM Parent Election will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on May 2. For more information call 270-358-3196.

    HES SBDM

  • Senior awards night held

    Thanks to the generosity of individuals and organizations, LaRue County’s Class of 2016 received scholarships valued at more than $1 million this year. Scholarships and other awards were presented at LaRue County High School’s Senior Honors Night May 24 in the school auditorium.

    Additionally, several seniors received academic and extra-curricular honors. Keeahna Bowen was named LCHS Senior of the Year. Randall Young was honored as class valedictorian and Nichole Thomas as Salutatorian.

  • Students visit state, national capitol

    LaRue County High School junior Lindsey Shelton and seventeen other local high school juniors traveled to Frankfort on April 27, as part of their participation in the annual Nolin RECC Washington Youth Tour contest activities.

  • Changing the status quo

    LaRue County High School students Marissa Kappel and Symone Whalin want to change the status quo of women-to-men ratio in technology jobs.

    Whalin, a junior, and sophomore Kappel are two of only five females who, over the past 10 years at LCHS, have been involved in the Help Desk where they and their male classmates service the school’s computers.

    “Hopefully, we can get more girls to enter this Help Desk program next year,

  • Seniors’ day out Ken-DUCKY Derby
  • Scholarship calendar - May 4, 2016

    CKCA to Offer Educational Awards

    Central Kentucky Community Action will again offer educational awards for graduating high school seniors and GED recipients in LaRue County. The awards will be given in the form of scholarships to assist with tuition while attending a four year college, a two year college or a technical school. Certain guidelines must be met, and scholarship packets are available at the high school, and the local Community Action office. For more information call 270-358-3937.

    HMH Auxiliary Scholarship