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Education

  • LCHS students earn statewide awards for computing

    Two LaRue County High School students have earned recognition from the Kentucky Affiliate National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT).

    Symone Whalin, a junior at LCHS, received the NCWIT 2016 Award for Aspirations in Computing. Sophomore Marissa Kappel was runner up.

  • Personnel changes at LaRue County Schools - February 17, 2016

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their February meeting.

    Employment

    Jacinta Perkins as Guidance Counselor at ALES.

    Amy Duvall as Food Service Assistant II for LCS.

    Ellis Fraser as Assistant Speech Coach for LCHS.

    Callie Skaggs as Part-Time Exceptional Education Teacher at HES.

    Resignation

    Clarissa Thomas as Guidance Counselor at ALES.

    Bruce Arnett as Head Football Coach for LCMS.

    Carrie Garnett as a Teacher at HES.

  • School Calendar - February 17, 2016

    LaRue County Schools make-up days

    Make up days are scheduled for March 11, May 6, May 19, May 20, May 23 and May 24. The last day of school is May 24, which will be an early release day.

    KHIC Wee Time

  • Career launch scheduled for LCS

    The countdown is underway for Career Launch in LaRue County Schools.

    Tomorrow morning, fifth grade students at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School will meet representatives from various business and educational institutions who will provide information about career choices available to them.

    “I am expecting several prominent people from the community and professions,” said Adryanne Warren, who is coordinating the event with fellow fifth grade ALES teachers.

  • LCMS places 1st in 2016 District Governors Cup

    The LaRue County Middle School Academic team placed 1st in District Competition at St. Joe’s School in Bardstown in January.

    LaRue students were also chosen to receive the Hume Sportsmanship Award by representatives from each school in the District. Students from Bloomfield Middle, Old KY Home Middle, Bluegrass Christian, and St. Joe’s School also competed. The following students will progress to Regional Competition:

  • U.S. Representative Brett Guthrie visits ALES 5th graders
  • LaRue County students receive honors at EKU

    Five LaRue County students were named to the Dean’s list for the Fall 2015 semester.

    LaRue County students on the list were Clarissa Rose Baker of Mount Sherman, James Ford of Magnolia, Kaelyn Rene Herrin of Hodgenville, Christian Carl Pope of Hodgenville and Sean-Michael Wathen of Magnolia.

    To achieve Dean’s List honors at EKU, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0., students attempting 13 credit hours must earn a 3.65 GPA and students attempting 12 credit hours must earn a 3.75 GPA.

  • LaRue County School Career Fair
  • School Calendar - February 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 February 22 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the LaRue County Board of Education. The color for the event is purple. The event is sponsored by the LaRue County Family Resource Center and the United Way. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    CKCA to Offer Assistance to Graduating College Seniors

  • School board analyzes SEEK funding

    Members of the LaRue County Board of Education see educational funding as one of the biggest challenges facing today’s school boards in Kentucky. Their sentiments echo what some studies are showing.

    According to A Preview of the 2016-2018 Kentucky State Budget prepared by the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, Kentucky’s schools are continuing to deal with fewer resources due to the budget cuts of recent years.