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Education

  • School Calendar - May 14

     ALL SCHOOLS

    Hodgenville Family Resource Center Advisory Council

    The Hodgenville Family Resource Center Advisory Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. May 13 in the HES workroom. The public is welcome to attend.  For more information, call Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506. 

     

    Calendar revision

    The school board has revised two calendar days. May 16 will be an early release day for all students. May 23 will be a full instructional day

     

  • Superintendent returns to duties May 21

     LaRue County Schools Superintendent Samuel D. Sanders will return to work May 21.

    Sanders was suspended without pay for 30 days by the school board after he was charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and speeding, by Hodgenville City Police on March 29.

  • HES students compete in Special Olympics

    Four students from Hodgenville Elementary School competed in Special Olympics 

    Kentucky Area 4 Spring Regional Events in Louisville on May 10.

    More than 200 athletes competed in track and field events. Participants competed against other athletes of the same gender, age and ability.

    Emma Grace Pepper took first in the 50-meter dash and first in the softball throw.

    Austin Blackburn took fifth in the 50-meter dash and first in the softball throw.

    Skyler Rutledge took third in the 50-meter dash and fourth in the softball throw.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Students receive new laptops

     LaRue County Schools are expanding their use of laptop technology, buying new units for the high school and transferring the current computers for use by middle and elementary students and teachers.

    Assistant Superintendent Amanda Reed said the success of laptops at LaRue County High School, in its fourth year of implementation, is not only shown in higher student achievement, but also is visible in other aspects as well.

  • Unbridled Learning testing begins this week

      LaRue County High School students will start taking the Quality Core End of Course exams required by the Unbridled Learning Accountability System on Thursday, May 15.

  • PHOTO: New nurses pinned at Campbellsville University
  • Students graduate from McKendree University

    McKendree University announces the following local students are among its Class of 2014 graduates:

    • Lauren Ford of Magnolia, BSN in nursing.

    • Nena Hoenck of Campbellsville, MSN in nursing management.

    • Teresa Perkins of New Haven, BSN in nursing.

    • Kara Smith of Upton, MSN in nursing management.

  • East Hardin teacher visits with Jill Biden

    On Wednesday, East Hardin Middle School technology education teacher Brooke Whitlow ate lunch with Jill Biden at the White House in Washington, D.C.

    The social was part of a Teacher’s Appreciation Week honor for a selection of 20 educators from across the country.

    To be considered, Whitlow and the other 19 educators had to fill out an online application and include their social media URLs. Whitlow applied to be a part of the social weeks ago, but didn’t put much stock in her odds of being selected.

  • Hosparus staffer takes top honors at WKU

      Western Kentucky University recently named Gary Bohannon, longtime Hosparus staff member and leader, as its Outstanding MBA Student at the 17th Annual Gordon Ford College of Business Recognition Dinner.

    Bohannon, a resident of Hardin County, joined Hosparus in 1990 and has served in various leadership roles throughout his tenure.

  • ECTC honors students

    The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Honors Reception to recognize outstanding academic achievement was April 25 at the State Theater in Elizabethtown. Several categories of achievement were honored, including Honors Students, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, program awards and scholarships.