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Education

  • LCHS juniors set new record in ACT scores

      ACT results from last year’s LaRue County High School’s junior class revealed the highest composite scores since all juniors statewide were required to be tested as part of state accountability, according to the district’s assistant superintendent Amanda Reed.

  • LCHS Band aims to top last season

     Last marching season, the LaRue County High School Band of Hawks took judges “Beyond the Sunset,” This year, the band is continuing its journey beyond with “Awakening Angels.”

    “Basically it’s about the transformation of angels in terms of kind of coming to life,” Director Jaime Smith said. “They start as metallic beings and they come alive throughout the show. There is a progression of earth to heaven going on.”

  • School Calendar – Aug. 28, 2014

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Fall Break
    Fall break is Oct. 6-10.

    ALES
    SBDM
    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 8. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.

    HES
    SBDM
    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 22. For more information, call the school at 270-358-3506.

    LCHS
    SBDM

  • ECTC offering ACT prep

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is offering ACT prep courses this fall. Individual classes are structured to give attention to each of the four subject areas – English, math, reading and science – or students may choose to take the ACT overview, offering custom-designed tutoring and practical advice on all four subjects.

  • PHOTO: NICE Conference
  • Kyle DeVary awarded Magnolia Bank scholarship

    Kyle DeVary of Hodgenville is the winner of the Gerald T. McCubbin Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500, sponsored by Magnolia Bank.
    The scholarship is awarded based on school activities, club memberships, community activities, scholastic honors and achievements. Also, applicants write a one-page essay on how their education will benefit humanity.
    DeVary graduated from LaRue County High School in May and will be attending WKU and pursuing a degree in agri-business.

  • First day at LCMS
  • The sun’s atmosphere: a wild mess of activity

    Like Earth, the sun has an atmosphere with layers in it. The outermost layer is called the corona, and it’s a wild mess of activity. Scientists have long known about the corona. It is home to some spectacular shows – giant eruptions called coronal mass ejections, loops, prominences and massive magnetic storms.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Meet James Slaven, LCMS assistant principal

    LaRue County Middle School assistant principal James Slaven enters his new position with both administrative and classroom teacher experience.

    “This is my 18th year in education,” said the native of Monticello who graduated from Wayne County High School. “I taught a variety of math classes in middle and high schools for 14 years, spent one year in Louisville, five years at Allen County-Scottsville and 10 years at North Hardin.”

  • Classified staff assist with overall learning

    The expression, “It takes a village to raise a child‚” is perhaps overused in educational circles, but it nonetheless is accurate when referring to the many employees with important and necessary roles in supporting instruction in LaRue County Schools.

    The classified staff, those not requiring teacher certification, perform various duties that, when combined with teacher instruction, provide optimum learning opportunities for the children in this community.