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Education

  • Hornback named semifinalist for prestigious scholarship

    Twenty seniors from The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky have been recognized as semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition, marking the most students recognized in one school year in the school’s history.

    Skyler Hornback of Sonora, who attended LaRue County High School, was one of the twenty that was named a semifinalist.

  • LCS receives grants from Dow Corning

    Two LaRue County schools have recently benefited from the Dow Corning Foundation Donor Advised Fund of Central Kentucky Community Foundation.

    The Dow Corning Fund was established in 2013 and is designed to support schools in their Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education programs.

    The Dow Corning Fund was established as a way to support the communities in which Dow Corning operates. One area of focus is to help schools enhance their science, technology, engineering and mathematics education programs.

  • School Calendar

    KHIC Wee Time

  • LaRue Student featured in KET Documentary
  • LCMS Choir Competition
  • September Personnel Changes

    The LaRue County Board of Education heard the following personnel changes at the September 18 meeting.

    Accepted the Recommendation of Employment of:

    -Amy Fortner as Medical Billing Clerk for LaRue County Schools

    -Jeff Magnum as Assistant Speech Coach for LaRue County High School

    -Savannah Boone as Assistant Speech Coach for LaRue County High School

    -Jennifer Hammons as Instructional Assistant at Hodgenville Elementary School

  • LaRue Co. Reads a success

    The late astronomer and scientist Carl Sagan once said, “One of the greatest gifts adults can give to their offspring and to their society is to read to children.”

    Our LaRue County community is blessed to have a cadre of volunteers who rally around this belief by volunteering to spend time reading to LaRue County elementary students each week as part of the LaRue County Reads program.

    Since the program’s initial year in 2005-06, some 475 students have benefitted from being paired with volunteer mentors.

  • WKU Forensics Team Prepares for 2017-18 Season

    The 41 members of the Western Kentucky University Forensics Team, which include two members from LaRue County, are preparing for the 2017-18 season that begins September 22 with the annual WKU/Alumni Fall Swing Tournament and the Alexis Elliott Memorial Lincoln-Douglas Round Robin debate tournament.

    Members from LaRue County are Brian Anderson, a junior from Hodgenville, studying Economics, International Affairs and Asian Religions and Symone Whalin, a freshman from Sonora, studying Chemistry and Biology.

  • Time to Start Repaying Student Loans

    If you finished college in May and have federal student loans, it’s almost time to start repaying them. These tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) may help.

    One of the smartest things you can do is pay more than your scheduled payment amount. If you ask your lender to apply the extra to the principal, you will pay less interest over the life of your loan.

  • Nursery Rhyme Dress-up Day