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Education

  • Board approves several items, reviews superintendent

    During its regular meeting Monday night, the LaRue County Board of Education discussed the following:

    • Commercial Insurance Package – The board approved the insurance renewal package with Curneal Hignite Insurance Company, which came in $6,000 less than last year (even with KDE’s increase in property limits). Property is $91,044, business auto is $44,122, $10,000,000 umbrella limit is $12,768.00, and workers comp is $58,739.61 for a total of $208,343.61.

  • Bookmobile Schedule

    July 1 – West Point, Highway 357, Maxine Road, New Jackson Highway.

    July 2 – Laugh & Learn, North L & N, Dangerfield Road, Athertonville, Bardstown Road.

    July 7 – Rose Circle, Miami Court, Lincoln Village, Cox Lane, Landmark Apartments.

    July 8 – Senior Center, Morningside Apt., Taylor Mills Apt., LaRue Trace Apt.

    July 9 – First Friends, Nationwide.

    July 13 – Goodin Williams Road, Slack Road.

    July 14 – Kids Crew, Sunrise Manor, Campbellsville Road.

  • School Calendar July 8, 2015

    Many colleges require students to have a meal plan, especially if they live on campus. Meal plans vary among colleges, but most will give students a certain number of dining hall meals per week. Students may also be able to add flex dollars to use at the campus food court or other locations. The larger the school is, the greater flexibility students may have.

    Students who choose their meal plan carefully may be able to cut college costs by selecting the plan that is best for them, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

  • A national champion

    After climbing up the ladder for the past four years, Brian Anderson finally reached the top – first place in the National Speech and Debate Association’s National Speech Tournament in Dallas earlier this month.

    Anderson and three other members of the LaRue County High School Speech Team spent the second week in June competing at the National Speech and Debate Association’s National Speech Tournament in Dallas to wrap up their 2014-15 speech season.

  • Adult Education holds graduation

    The LaRue County Adult Education program presented the 2014-15 LaRue County GED Recipients their certificates and numerous awards at a ceremony held Monday evening at the LaRue County High School.

    The graduating class included Stephanie Clark, Constance Lee, Andrew Hoback, Brittany Smith, Dylan Bailey, Hunter Boddy, Lilliana Honaker, Tyler Draine, Daymen Hodge, Derek Bell, Antonio Weathers, and Lanny Batchelder.

  • School Calendar - June 17, 2015

    School Board Meeting

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

    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 at 270-358-3506.

    LCHS—SBDM

  • First train arrived in LaRue in 1888

    As published in the Larue County Herald, Thursday, March 15, 1888

    The First Regular Passenger Train Arrives in the Midst of Humanity and Beasts

    We Witness the Result of Labor.

  • School board approves some salary changes

    The LaRue County Board of Education has approved, in part, a recommendation to approve salary schedules and changes for the 2015/2016 school year.
    Originally, the proposed changes included: all principals would receive a minimum salary equivalent of Rank I, 15 year’s experience compensation; add up to 10 days to LaRue County High School and LaRue County Middle School technology resource teachers; move “highly structured” instructional assistants from IA to MD scale; and increase LCHS assistant principal supplement from $8,250 to $8,500.

  • LCHS Graduation is Friday, May 29

    Some 189 seniors are expected to receive their diplomas as LaRue County High School holds Commencement exercises May 29 at 8 p.m.

    The ceremony is scheduled to take place at Hawks’ Football Field. Gates open at 6 p.m.

    In case of bad weather, Kyle Goodlet, principal, said the event will be moved into the high school gymnasium.

  • FREE FOR ALL

    A program that provides free breakfast and lunch to students will expand to all LaRue County Schools in the 2015-16 school year, helping to ensure students are ready to learn
    and cutting paperwork for parents.
    At its May 12 special meeting, the LaRue County Schools Board of Education unanimously approved free breakfast and lunch for every middle and high school student.
    Free breakfast and lunch already is provided at the district’s elementary
    schools.