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Education

  • Students honored by WKU

     Western Kentucky University conferred degrees to its largest spring baccalaureate graduating class ever on Saturday as three undergraduate ceremonies wrapped up the University's 175th Commencement.

    WKU conferred 1,545 baccalaureate degrees, 120 associate degrees and 33 undergraduate certificates.

    In a fitting ceremony on Armed Forces Day, 14 Hilltopper Battalion Army ROTC cadets – including Micah Farmer of Upton – were commissioned as second lieutenants.

  • WKU Distance Learning offers its first MOOC

     Western Kentucky University will offer a Massive Open Online Course in June titled “The History of Sports in America.”

    A MOOC is a free online course available to an unlimited number of participants. Courses are open to everyone and encourage active participation and interaction with fellow students through discussion and other activities. 

  • HES kindergarten students celebrate Mother's Day
  • Nugent receives master's degree

     Lisa Robertson Nugent of Hodgenville received a master of science degree in marriage and family counseling from Campbellsville University. She participated in a pinning ceremony May 2 at the Carver School of Social Work and Counseling.

  • School Calendar - May 14

     ALL SCHOOLS

    Hodgenville Family Resource Center Advisory Council

    The Hodgenville Family Resource Center Advisory Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. May 13 in the HES workroom. The public is welcome to attend.  For more information, call Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506. 

     

    Calendar revision

    The school board has revised two calendar days. May 16 will be an early release day for all students. May 23 will be a full instructional day

     

  • Superintendent returns to duties May 21

     LaRue County Schools Superintendent Samuel D. Sanders will return to work May 21.

    Sanders was suspended without pay for 30 days by the school board after he was charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and speeding, by Hodgenville City Police on March 29.

  • HES students compete in Special Olympics

    Four students from Hodgenville Elementary School competed in Special Olympics 

    Kentucky Area 4 Spring Regional Events in Louisville on May 10.

    More than 200 athletes competed in track and field events. Participants competed against other athletes of the same gender, age and ability.

    Emma Grace Pepper took first in the 50-meter dash and first in the softball throw.

    Austin Blackburn took fifth in the 50-meter dash and first in the softball throw.

    Skyler Rutledge took third in the 50-meter dash and fourth in the softball throw.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Students receive new laptops

     LaRue County Schools are expanding their use of laptop technology, buying new units for the high school and transferring the current computers for use by middle and elementary students and teachers.

    Assistant Superintendent Amanda Reed said the success of laptops at LaRue County High School, in its fourth year of implementation, is not only shown in higher student achievement, but also is visible in other aspects as well.

  • Unbridled Learning testing begins this week

      LaRue County High School students will start taking the Quality Core End of Course exams required by the Unbridled Learning Accountability System on Thursday, May 15.

  • PHOTO: New nurses pinned at Campbellsville University