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Education

  • School calendar - March 15, 2017

    LaRue County Schools make up days

    School will be in session as a snow make up day on May 5.

    Adult and Community Education

    There will be a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) representative from the Kentucky Career Center available on Wednesday, March 15 to discuss employment and training opportunities. They will be at the LaRue County Board of Education at 208 College Street between 9 a.m. to noon. The services are free. For more information call 270-358-8334.

    LCHS/LCMS Choir Cinderella concert

  • Campbellsville University plans art scholarship competition

    Campbellsville University is searching for talented high school seniors to compete for two art scholarships worth a total of $6,000 each.

    The university’s annual art scholarship competition and workshop will be Saturday, April 1, beginning at 10:30 a.m. EDT in room 100 of the Art Building on campus at 205A University Drive across from the Gosser Fine Arts Center.

    Performance grant scholarships in art will also be awarded to other students who might not be chosen for the competitive art scholarships.

  • Scholarship calendar - March 15, 2017

    Woman’s Club Scholarship

  • The LaRue County Winter Percussion and Colorguard

    The LaRue County Winter Percussion and Colorguard competed in their first competition of the season at Bryan Station High School in Lexington on March 4. LCHS Band Director Alex Patterson said it was the first time that LaRue County had a had a competitive winter percussion and guard program in many years and that this would be one of the two competitions they compete in this season. The colorguard placed 7th in their class and the percussion placed 5th in their class.

  • 4-H Calendar

    Expo

    LaRue County 4-H will be represented by several clubs at the Extension Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 18 at the LCHS Gym. 4-H will also be selling cotton candy, if you are a 4-H member that would like to help, please contact the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

    Cloverbuds

    4-H Cloverbuds will meet from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. on Monday, March 20 at the Extension Office.  The cloverbud program is open to youth ages 5-8 years old or K-3rd grades.

  • ALES Proclaimed Regional Runner Up

    With fourteen schools competing in Region 13, Abraham Lincoln Elementary brought home the runner up trophy last Saturday, March 4 at Lebanon Elementary School.

    Students who contributed to the win were: Baines Turner, Matt Cruse, Jake Heady, Nate Faulkner, Andrew Reding, Logan Hawkins, Xander Perkins, Ayden Siedl, Tanner Skaggs, Colson Nicholas, Ellah Pruitt, Emily Detre and Ella Thomas.

  • GED testing available at LCDC

    The LaRue County School District is opening its own GED program testing site this month at the LaRue County Detention Center.

    Previously, inmates in the GED program were transported to Hardin or Grayson County to complete testing, according to Connie Goff, director of adult and community education.

  • School calendar - March 8, 2017

    Parent Workshop: The Dangers of Sexting

    LaRue County Schools invite parents and or guardians of any 6-12th grade student to attend a workshop on the dangers of sexting. The event will be held from 6 to7 p.m. Thursday, March 9 at the LaRue County High School Auditorium. For more information contact the Youth Service Center at 270-358-9745.

    LCS YSC Advisory council

    The LaRue County Schools Youth Service Center Advisory Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 9 at the LaRue County Extension Office. The meeting is open to the public.

  • LCMS band participates in All District Honors band

    Several LaRue County Middle School band students participated in the Fourth District All District Honors Band February 25-26.

    LCMS Band Director Stephanie Mora said several students auditioned in January for spots in the ensemble and 13 were selected from LCMS.

    Those selected were Alex Loyall, Ashlyn Toher, Breana Blunk, Brianna McCauley Posey, Caroline Smith, Chloe Pepper, Connor Nicholas, Dalton Milliken, Gavin Whitehouse, Jacob Hinton, Kirsten Burgess, Makenna Montgomery and Michael Hodges.

  • Cattleman’s scholarship available

    The LaRue County Cattlemen’s Association will offer two $500 scholarships to pursue a higher education degree to a county resident that is a member of the Kentucky Junior Cattlemen’s Association (high school seniors and those up to age 21) or the LaRue County Cattlemen’s Association (those 21 years of age and over).