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Education

  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Honor Roll - Final Semester

    All A’s

    Kellen Bowen, Samuel Bowling, Carson Childress, Emmi Cline, Chris Collord, Adara Dobson, Will Faulkner, Gabe Fortier, Taylor Full, Tara Goodwin, Noah Grey, Aimee Hornback, Harper Hynes, Brendan Keith, Kaleb Miller, Evan Morris, Connor Nicholas, Sebastian Perkins, Isaiah Pruitt, Matthew Shuckert, Brittany Serrano, Zachary Shaw, Jacob Skaggs, Daniel Snodgrass, Brenna Southwood, Macy Stillwell, Haley Thompson, Biven Turner, Zoe VanRiper, Chandler Walters, Gavin Whitehouse, Madison Wilmoth, Hailey Wood

    A/B Honor Roll

  • ALES students honored for AR progress

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School students were honored for achieving various Accelerated Reader goals during the school year.

  • Kids Crew to 'explore the natural world'

    With the theme, “Exploring the Natural World,” Kids Crew Plus Director Denise Rose has lessons, field trips and activities planned for this summer focusing on biology, ecology and horticulture.

    “We’ll also have a two-week science camp taught by Laura Evans, a Hodgenville Elementary School teacher,” said Rose, who has served as Kids Crew director for the past three years.

    The educational activities are designed to help participants learn and strengthen their social and emotional skills while having fun, according to Rose.

  • School Board unhappy with FRC personnel cuts

    School board member Joanna Hinton expressed her displeasure at Monday’s board meeting after learning three positions within the Family Resource Centers were being eliminated.

    The three positions are being replaced by one person providing administrative support at Central Office.

    Hinton said she had been contacted over the last week by several people affected by the decision.

  • Grad surpasses Dad's perfect attendance record

    day and, luckily, never had any serious illness that prohibited me from attending school.”

    He recalled a question from his agriculture teacher, Ralph Lobb, when he was a sophomore.

    “He asked our class, ‘What is one of the most important things an employer wants to know about you,’” Tommy remembered. “We had all kinds of answers like, ‘what was your GPA, what courses did you study, etc.,’”

  • GED commencement is Monday, students ace tests

    LaRue County Schools’ GED graduates will hold commencement exercises 6 p.m. June 16 in LaRue County High School’s auditorium.

    Sarah Hornback, family services director, said the 23 students who completed general education development requirements this year did so for a variety of reasons.

    “Some did it as a family role model; some, to get a job or a better job,” said Hornback. “For others, it was to fulfill a personal goal they have set, or because they want to go to college.”

  • Hughes named principal at HES

    Eric Hughes has been selected as principal at Hodgenville Elementary School.

    The HES site-based decision-making council announced the decision Wednesday afternoon.

    Read the details in next week’s Herald News.

  • School Calendar - June 4, 2014

    ALL SCHOOLS

    Last day of school

    The last day of school for students is June 4. Graduation is 8 p.m. June 6.

    HES

    FRC has special called meeting

    The Hodgenville Family Resource Center is having a special called meeting at 11:30 a.m. June 5, in Room 106 at HES. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506.

    ALES

    ALES site-based council

  • Speech team shines at national tourny

    Last weekend, five high school speech students represented LaRue County at the National Catholic Forensic League (NCFL) speech tournament in Chicago.

    Students who competed were: Brian Anderson and Joey Gearon in Extemporaneous Speaking (Extemp.), Elijah Thomas and Curtis Milby in Duo Interpretation, and Steven George in Congressional debate.

    Katy Cecil, high school English teacher and Head Speech Coach for LaRue County schools said they were pretty confident before leaving for the tournament.

  • Campbellsville University honors teachers

    Campbellsville University honored 166 teachers from 58 school districts throughout Kentucky by receiving the Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award May 10 at the Ransdell Chapel on the CU campus.

    Through the awards program, CU presents certificates to teachers in each grade level [preschool/elementary (P-five), middle grades (six to eight) and high school (nine to 12)] as selected by their school districts.