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Education

  • New Classified personnel at LCS

    Several classified personnel have joined LaRue County Schools this year with many of them filling the important job of instructional assistant.

    The assistant helps a certified teacher in providing instruction to individuals or small groups of students in a classroom or other learning environment. The IA also prepares instructional materials and performs a variety of routine clerical duties as assigned.

  • New teachers at LCS

    Several teachers join LaRue County Schools’ certified staff this fall. To allow our readers to get to know them, here are capsule comments about them:

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary

    Nicole Boone (grade 3)

    Hometown—Howardstown; education--Western Kentucky University, bachelor’s degree in elementary education; experience-- working at ALES as an instructional assistant since graduating college in December, 2015.

  • LCS school bus update

    LaRue County Schools’ buses are equipped with many items intended to prevent children from being injured or left behind while passengers.

    Phil Fulkerson, LaRue County School District’s director of transportation and maintenance, listed some of the safety equipment on buses.

  • School calendar - August 10, 2016

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is August 17 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. The color for the event is red. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    Distinguished Young Women Program

  • Luncheon held for LCS staff members
  • LCS prepares to address facilities needs

    LaRue County Schools will begin evaluating and prioritizing facilities needs in the coming weeks as the District Facility Plan process gets underway.

    The plan, completed every four years, is an assessment of all facility needs.

    Superintendent Sam Sanders said he expects the committee that develops the plan to confirm multiple facilities needs from repaving projects to renovations and additions to aging buildings.

    LCS bonding potential

  • Ready for Kindergarten
  • Schroll graduation

    Austin Schroll has completed his Masters in Business Administration from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University on July 23, 2016.

    Schroll is a 2004 graduate of LaRue County High School and 2009 graduate of Western Kentucky University and University of Kentucky in Mechanical Engineering.

    He is the son of Paula and Shawn Stewart and the late Greg Schroll. He is the grandson of Ella and Harold Garrison of Hodgenville, Shirley and the late Bernie Schroll of Louisville, and Virginia and Sam Stewart of Hodgenville.

  • Three nurses hired for LCS

    Three experienced registered nurses will meet the medical needs of LaRue County public school students this year.

    Cari Self

    Cari Self, at Abraham Elementary School, has worked as a registered nurse for 19 years, the past five years in LaRue County schools and before that a year with the Hardin County Schools.

    “I’ve worked for Jewish Hospital and Norton Hospital in Louisville and AcuteCare in Etown,” said Self.

  • The revolving door of teaching

    Almost every year as a new teacher opens the doors to her classroom of students for the first time, another enters retirement after a career in the profession.

    Lisa Hawkins, who retired in May after 27 years as a teacher and a curriculum specialist in LaRue County Schools, offered advice she acquired during those years as a help to the beginning teachers.

    “Be compassionate,” she began. “Show your students you really care about them as students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”