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Education

  • Plan, Explore scores worth celebrating

    LaRue County’s Explore and Plan scores were higher than the state average in every area tested, Amanda Reed, the district’s assistant superintendent told board of education members meeting in Hodgenville March 16.
    On the Plan assessment, LaRue placed in the top 8 percent of state school districts. Explore results put LaRue in the highest 11 percent of those districts.

  • PHOTO: Spring Break!

    LaRue County Middle Schoolers were excited about the prospect of spring break, going on this week. From left, seventh-graders Mason Bandurske, Chris Morton, Chase Childress, Dalton Underwood, Jacob Bryant, Jordan Morris, Carter Sheldon and Jabin Hite celebrated Thursday during lunch break.

  • LCHS greenhouse will open soon

    LaRue County High School’s greenhouse technology class will have a hand in the high school’s commencement this spring.

    “This year's greenhouse class has started a new project for the school’s senior class,” said Emma Shelton, a senior who is in the class. “Along with Mrs. Summer Garris (senior class sponsor), we have planted flowers to be used at graduation.”

    Shelton said the flowers have been given optimal care to ensure that the stage at graduation is covered in beautiful blue and white blooms.

  • Commissioner of Education announces retirement

    Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday has announced his retirement effective Aug. 31.

    Holliday has served as commissioner since July 2009 and has served 43 years in public education.

  • ECTC students present research at conference

    Two Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students, Celina Charles and Joshua Ohde, were invited to represent ECTC at the spring 2015 Posters-at-the-Capitol event in Frankfort alongside representatives from two and four-year institutions across the state. 

    Due to inclement weather, the Posters-at-the-Capitol event was cancelled this year. The two students presented their research on microbes isolated from Bess beetles at the annual Conference for Student Research on Nov. 7, 2014.

  • Hodgenville Elementary School Honor Roll - Third Quarter - 2015

     Third quarter

    All A’s

  • WKU cadets march at White Sands

     Six Western Kentucky University Army ROTC cadets participated in the 2015 Bataan Memorial Death March on March 22 at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.

    The Bataan Memorial Death March is a challenging march through the high desert terrain of White Sands Missile Range, conducted in honor of the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II, sacrificing their freedom, health and, in many cases, their lives.

  • School Calendar - April 1, 2015

    ALL SCHOOLS

    School out

    Spring break is April 6-10.

     

    Last day of school

    The last day of school for LaRue students is May 28.

     

    School board dates

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. at LaRue County High School on the following dates: April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17, Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16 (LaRue County Middle School) and Dec. 21 (Abraham Lincoln Elementary School).

     

  • Scholarships - April 1, 2015

     Leadership LaRue

    Leadership LaRue County will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior from LaRue public or private schools, or an adult wishing to begin an educational program. Essay, high school transcript and letters of recommendation required. Application available at LCHS guidance counselor’s office or The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce. Deadline is April 1.

     

    Bluegrass Cellular

  • Mr. Anderson goes to Frankfort

      LaRue County High School senior Brian Anderson received two notable honors while in Frankfort Feb. 24.

    The Kentucky House of Representatives passed a resolution honoring him for his achievements, and Terry Mills, 24th district state representative, hosted a day-long tour for him in which Anderson, as a page, experienced state government in action.