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Education

  • Washington County schools offer aviation pathway

     The Washington County School Board approved a program last week that will allow high school students to get their foot in the door of one of the fastest growing industries in the state.

    Working in collaboration with the Air and Space Academy and the Lebanon-Springfield Airport Board, the school district was able to implement a four-year program that will expose students to aviation and aerospace science. It will offer a pathway to a vast array of career fields that include engineering, mechanics and manufacturing.

  • PHOTO: Pi Day winners
  • PHOTO: Locke honored by school board

     

    LaRue County High School senior Benjamin Locke, right, was recognized March 16 by the LaRue County School Board. Locke received the Black History Maker of Tomorrow scholarship from McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana. At left is School Board Chairman Price Smith.

  • PHOTO: Problem solvers at LCMS

     The LaRue County Middle School Future Problem Solvers competed March 14 at the State Governors Cup. The state topic was "Enhancing Human Potential.” This team previously won District and Regional competitions with the topics of "Processed Foods" and "Propaganda.” Forty-eight middle school teams from across Kentucky competed at State. Front from left, Mason Lane, Kaleigh Graham, Nick Vazquez; back, Coach Doris Jean Holleran and Victor Helm. Gilbert Cox was an alternate.

  • PHOTO: Simon Coy, MATHCOUNTS

     LaRue County Middle School seventh-grader Simon Coy competed March 21 at State MATHCOUNTS in Louisville. In February, he placed third individually in the My Old Kentucky Home Chapter Competition and received a four-year $500 scholarship to Western Kentucky University.

  • PHOTO: ALES students recognized

     Abraham Lincoln Elementary School students who competed in the District Governor’s Cup were recognized March 16 by the LaRue County School Board. Front from left, Gabe Portier, Dylan Derosha, Brandon Hollis, Brenna Southwood, Will Faulkner, Layla Vertrees; back, Coach Karlotta Cecil, Macy Stillwell, Alen Loyall, Jacob Hinton, Jake Skaggs, Connor Nicholas and Coach Kathy Ross.

  • Teams find success at Regional Governor's Cup

    March Madness was at its peak in a different form other than basketball in Bardstown this past week as Bardstown Elementary hosted the 14th Region Elementary Governor’s Cup. Several qualifying students and teams from both Abraham Lincoln Elementary and Hodgenville Elementary took on students from fourteen other schools in this two-day competition.

  • Scholarships: March 25, 2015

    St. Catharine College and FiveStar

    Beginning in the 2015 fall semester, St. Catharine College will offer $500 FiveStar scholarships to new, first-time, full-time students who live at home and commute daily to campus. The scholarship can be applied toward tuition or redeemed for a FiveStar gift card to help lower commuting costs to campus. For more information, visit www.sccky.edu.

     

    Conservation District

  • School Calendar - March 25, 2015

    ALL SCHOOLS
    School out
    Spring break is April 6-10.

    School board dates
    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. at LaRue County High School on April 20.

    ALES Kindergarten registration

  • School board: Will Pepsi's popularity triumph over RC's scoreboard?

    The LaRue County School Board met for more than two hours March 16, with the majority of time spent discussing bids – waste collection, beverages, asphalt and copiers – for the upcoming year.
    Several of the vendors bidding on services did not meet the requirements set forth by the board in January.
    Waste collection