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Education

  • Personnel Changes - August 17, 2016

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their August meeting.

    Recommendation of Employment

    Connie Penalvert as 3-Hour Instructional Assistant at HES.

    Lynn Ann Waddle as 3-Hour Instructional Assistant at HES.

    Jennifer Hammons as 3-Hour Instructional Assistant at HES .

    Mary Lou Newton as RTI Math Instructor for HES.

    Mitzi Allen as ESS Daytime Waiver Instructor for HES .

    Sue Gomez as ESS Daytime Waiver Instructional Assistant at HES.

  • School calendar - August 17, 2016

    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 August 24 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Hodgenville Elementary School. The color for the event is brown. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    HES SBDM

  • LCS school bus update

    LaRue County Schools’ buses are equipped with many items intended to prevent children from being injured or left behind while passengers.

    Phil Fulkerson, LaRue County School District’s director of transportation and maintenance, listed some of the safety equipment on buses.

  • New teachers at LCS

    Several teachers join LaRue County Schools’ certified staff this fall. To allow our readers to get to know them, here are capsule comments about them:

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary

    Nicole Boone (grade 3)

    Hometown—Howardstown; education--Western Kentucky University, bachelor’s degree in elementary education; experience-- working at ALES as an instructional assistant since graduating college in December, 2015.

  • LCS prepares to address facilities needs

    LaRue County Schools will begin evaluating and prioritizing facilities needs in the coming weeks as the District Facility Plan process gets underway.

    The plan, completed every four years, is an assessment of all facility needs.

    Superintendent Sam Sanders said he expects the committee that develops the plan to confirm multiple facilities needs from repaving projects to renovations and additions to aging buildings.

    LCS bonding potential

  • Luncheon held for LCS staff members
  • School calendar - August 10, 2016

    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 August 17 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. The color for the event is red. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    Distinguished Young Women Program

  • Three nurses hired for LCS

    Three experienced registered nurses will meet the medical needs of LaRue County public school students this year.

    Cari Self

    Cari Self, at Abraham Elementary School, has worked as a registered nurse for 19 years, the past five years in LaRue County schools and before that a year with the Hardin County Schools.

    “I’ve worked for Jewish Hospital and Norton Hospital in Louisville and AcuteCare in Etown,” said Self.

  • The revolving door of teaching

    Almost every year as a new teacher opens the doors to her classroom of students for the first time, another enters retirement after a career in the profession.

    Lisa Hawkins, who retired in May after 27 years as a teacher and a curriculum specialist in LaRue County Schools, offered advice she acquired during those years as a help to the beginning teachers.

    “Be compassionate,” she began. “Show your students you really care about them as students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”

  • LCMS student named Young Achiever

    A LaRue County Middle School student has been recognized as an outstanding Young Achiever.

    LCMS student Kaleigh Graham, daughter of Kristi Graham,was one of 19 students recognized as outstanding Young Achievers by the International Leadership Network. The students were selected from several hundred entries across the United States and are being acknowledged for their academic and leadership achievements.