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Education

  • Students selected for KMEA Junior High All-State Chorus

    Five students were recently selected to perform in the Kentucky Music Educators Association Junior High All-state Chorus.

  • LaRue Co. delegation wins awards at Kentucky Youth Assembly

    The LaRue County High School delegation had a successful trip to the Crowne Plaza in Louisville for the annual Kentucky Youth Assembly (KYA) conference that was held on November 22-24.

    Junior Symone Whalin was elected by her peers to serve as the Secretary of the Cabinet. Sophomore Skyler Hornback was selected as an Outstanding Speaker and Outstanding Delegate. Hornback also received an invitation to the prestigious 2016 Conference on National Affairs held in North Carolina.

  • HES Kindergarten News - December 2, 2015

    The HES Kindergarten students enjoyed making Stone Soup and eating together as a team on Nov. 24th. The children learned about the first Thanksgiving, shared things for which they are thankful and enjoyed fellowship with each other during their Kindergarten Thanksgiving.

  • Academic Team competes in Challenge
  • School Calendar - December 2, 2015

    Parent Advisory Council to meet

    The LaRue County Schools Parent Advisory Council will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 10 in the LCHS library. The agenda includes discussion of 2014-2015 State Assessment Results, the Parent Involvement Evaluation/Survey for 2015-16 and input on the District Comprehensive Improvement Plan. If you would like to join the PAC, please contact Amanda Reed—Assistant Superintendent for Student Achievement at 270-358-4111 or amanda.reed@larue.kyschools.us.

    KHIC Wee Time

  • LCHS Ag Program Selected for National Award

    The LaRue County High School agricultural education program is one of only six agricultural education programs nationwide that received the National Association of Agricultural Educators Outstanding Middle/ Secondary Agricultural Education Program Award at the NAAE annual convention in New Orleans on November 18.

  • Uncommon talent

    Arlie Gardner is a very modest man who doesn’t seek publicity and simply wants to do his job.

    At 87 years of age, the part-time maintenance technician for LaRue County Schools continues to do his job well, according to Phil Fulkerson, director of transportation and maintenance.

    “Talent like his is uncommon—he’s gifted by God,” Fulkerson added. “Time has been kind to him and part of that comes from his inner drive to keep on doing.”

  • Ward named LCS ExCEL Teacher of the Year

    Special to the LaRue County Herald News

    LaRue County Schools named Karen Ward of Abraham Lincoln Elementary School the district’s 2016 ExCEL Teacher of the Year.

    “I’m honored because I know I was nominated along with other great teachers,” Ward said. “When you work in a district full of excellent teachers, it’s surprising and overwhelming to be chosen for this award.”

  • College application month at LCHS

    For many students applying to college can seem overwhelming. Having someone close by who is knowledgeable in the application process makes it so much easier.

    By participating in Kentucky’s College Application Month during November, LaRue County High School helped ensure that all its seniors had the opportunity to receive hands–on assistance as they took their first big step towards continuing their education following high school.

  • Speech time continues to perform well

    By Kaylan Anderson

    LCHS Junior

    In the past two weeks, the LaRue County Speech Team has traveled to Beechwood High School in Fort Mitchell and Danville High School in Danville. The team placed third in both in team competition and won several individual awards. They have claimed some individual championships as well.

    Head Coach Katy Cecil said the team is living up to its reputation and continuing a winning tradition at LCHS.