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Education

  • Hodgenville Elementary School Supply lists

    Kindergarten

    1 box of fat Crayola Classic color markers

    6 boxes of crayola crayons (24count)

    12 glue sticks

    1 pair of Fiskars blunt-tip scissors

    1 box of yellow #2 pencils

    1 standard-sized backpack (no wheels)

    1 roll paper towels

    1 box of Kleenex

    1 box of zipper style gallon plastic baggies

    4 cans of regular-sized “Play-Doh” (not generic)

    1 bottle hand sanitizer

    1 tub Clorox wipes

    1 package baby wipes

  • New teachers in LaRue County

    Hodgenville Elementary

    Kylee Ferkel, 4th Grade. Ms. Ferkel has spent the past 3 years as a 4th grade teacher at Buckeye Woods Elementary in Grove City, Ohio.  Prior to that, she taught one year at Columbus Preparatory and Fitness Academy in Columbus, Ohio.  She is a graduate of The College of Saint Rose, in Albany, New York, and received her Masters of Education in Educational Psychology from Texas Tech University.

  • LaRue County back to school reminders

    With students returning to classes August 5, LaRue County Schools have some back-to-school reminders:

    All LaRue County public schools now have buzzer entry systems installed and operating.

  • School Calendar July 22, 2015

    School board dates

    The LaRue County School Board meets at

    7 p.m. Aug. 17 at LaRue County High School.

    HES SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision-making council meets at 3:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.

    SBDM

    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.

  • Personnel Changes July 22, 2015

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel recommendations at its July 2015 meeting.

    Employment of:

    Daniel Thomas as Summer School

    Jackie Harley as Summer School Teacher

    Kim Anderson as Summer School

    Tracy Tharp as Summer School Teacher

    Heather Hynes as Summer School

    Lynn Ann Waddle as Summer School Instructional Assistant

    Brittany Pruitt as Summer School Instructional Assistant

    Connie Hunt as Summer School Instructional Assistant

  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Supplies

    Kentucky high school students and 2015 graduates should check their Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) accounts for accuracy.

    KEES allows students to earn money for college by getting good grades in high school and for qualifying scores on the ACT or SAT. Students eligible for free or reduced lunches may also earn awards for good scores on Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Advanced International exams. KEES is administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

  • Students should check KEES accounts for accuracy

    By TIM BALLARD

    KHEAA

    Kentucky high school students and 2015 graduates should check their Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) accounts for accuracy.

    KEES allows students to earn money for college by getting good grades in high school and for qualifying scores on the ACT or SAT. Students eligible for free or reduced lunches may also earn awards for good scores on Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Advanced International exams. KEES is administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

  • Foreign exchange in LaRue County

    LaRue County families will host eight foreign exchange students who will attend LaRue County High School during the 2015-16 school year.

    Katie Wheatley is local coordinator for the Council on International Educational Exchange, a non-profit, non-governmental organization that places the students.

  • Camp Invention

    Camp Invention is a week-long summer camp that inspires creativity, inventive thinking and team work. Local educators help elementary school children work together to solve real world challenges and create devices and games using recycled goods.

    “This is the 7th year we’ve had Camp Invention. We have 104 students this year and a 90 percent return rate,” said Camp Director, Kathy Ross. “Many of the students come back every year. They absolutely love it, and when they are older, some come back as counselors.”

  • School Calendar July 15, 2015

    School board dates

    The LaRue County School Youth Service Center Advisory Council will meet 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 16 at the LaRue County Extension Office. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 270-358-9745.

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. July 20 at LaRue County High School.

    HES SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision-making council meets at 3:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.

    SBDM