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Education

  • Celebrating Johnny Appleseed’s birthday
  • Early graduates could earn state scholarship

    Kentucky high school students who earn their diploma in three years or less may qualify for a scholarship from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

    To take advantage of the Early Graduation Scholarship Certificate program, students must sign a letter of intent to graduate early before the start of their junior year.

    They must also meet the following ACT benchmarks: at least an 18 on the English exam, at least a 19 on the math exam and at least a 20 on the reading exam.

  • LC adult education extends hours

    In an effort to better accommodate student’s work schedules, Director Connie Goff and her staff at LaRue County Schools Adult Education are offering Saturday classes.

    “We started the second Saturday in September,” said Goff. “We’re holding the classes at the board of education from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.”

  • Personnel changes at LaRue County Schools - September 30, 2015

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel recommendations at its September meeting.

    Employment of

    Monica Spencer as Instructional Assistant at Hodgenville Elementary School.

    Bill Hawkins as Assistant Girls’ Soccer Coach for LCHS.

    Tony Hatmaker as Weight Room Coordinator for LCHS.

    Cindy Voltz as Food Service Assistant II at Hodgenville Elementary School.

    Gary Goode as Assistant Boys’ Basketball Coach for LCHS.

    Eric Cecil as Speech Coach for LCHS.

  • School Calendar - September 30, 2015

    ALL SCHOOLS

    HES SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision-making council meets at 4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.

    LCHS SBDM

    The LaRue County High School site-based decision-making council meets at 3:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month in the LCHS conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-2210.

    School board dates

  • Rep. Mills tours LCMS reading program

    During a visit to LaRue County Middle School September 25, State Representative Terry Mills saw first-hand how teachers, through a Reading Recovery program, are helping students greatly improve their reading skills.

    “With respect to educating our kids, I firmly believe that those who start early are better prepared for future education,” said Mills, a Democrat from Lebanon who represents the 24th House District that includes Green, LaRue, and Marion counties. “Our teachers should be commended for the caring they demonstrate.”

  • New Haven School Fall Festival
  • AP on the rise at LCHS

    According to College Board data released this month, more Kentucky students are taking Advanced Placement tests and scoring higher than five years ago.

    In the past five years, the number of Kentucky public high school students taking AP examinations is up 35 percent and the number of tests with a qualifying score of 3, 4, or 5, has increased by 40 percent.

  • LaRue County Students Participate in Treble Chorus

    Nineteen LaRue County students were selected from auditions to participate in the 27th annual Kentucky Music Educators Association Fourth District Treble Chorus held last weekend in Bardstown. Over 200 students made up the chorus, which was directed by guest conductor Andrea Nance of Bowling Green.

  • School Calendar

    ALL SCHOOLS

    LCMS See You At The Pole

    See you at the pole will be held in front of LaRue County Middle School on Wednesday, September 23 at 7:30 a.m. The event is for middle and high school students.

    KHIC Wee Time