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Education

  • Camp Invention returns to LaRue for 10th year

    Wild and crazy ideas become reality in this year’s all-new Camp Invention program, Fast Forward at Abraham Lincoln Elementary the week of July 9-13. A nonprofit program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Camp Invention allows children entering kindergarten through completion of fifth grade to experience real-world problem solving, creative thinking, invention, and teamwork- all while having fun.

  • 4-H calendar

     4-H Shooting Sports Club

    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 25 at the Extension Office for gun cleaning and safety.  New members are welcome to attend.

    4-H Teen Club

    The 4-H Teen Club will meet at 6 p.m. on Friday, January 26 at the Extension Office.  The Teen Club is open to 7th-12th graders.

     4-H Sewing Classes

  • Beginner sewing classes start soon

    A series of beginner’s sewing classes are being offered beginning on February 5.  The classes will be offered on Mondays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the LaRue County Extension Office.  The class is open to beginning sewers or those with no sewing experience, ages 9 to 18. 

  • Anderson Wins at Sunvitational, Cecil Recognized for Service

    The LaRue County Speech team has a lot to celebrate this month. While most of the county was snowed in last weekend, Parker Anderson was in Florida competing at the Sunvitational, one of the largest invitational speech tournaments in the nation, and bringing home top honors. Anderson left for Florida on Thursday, January 14 to compete in the Oratory Round Robin, in which he won 5th Place. At the tournament that took place over the weekend, Anderson advanced to the quarterfinals in Informative Speaking to the finals in Impromptu Speaking, again taking 5th Place.

  • LaRue County Schools honored with ENERGY STAR

    The LaRue County Schools Board of Education celebrated the district’s recent ENERGY STAR awards for all its schools at the January 22 board meeting.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) prestigious ENERGY STAR is the national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. This signifies that the buildings perform in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency.

  • January personnel changes

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

    Accepted the Recommendation of Employment of :

    -Heather Hynes as After-School Club Book Sponsor at ALES.

    -Monica Spencer as After-School Club Chess Sponsor – Chess at ALES

    -Natalie Detre as After-School Club Art Sponsor at ALES.

    -Eric Burrell as After-School Club Wrestling Sponsor at ALES.

    -Norma Skaggs as Interim Food Service Manager for LCMS.

    -Lisa England as Food Service Assistant at LCMS.

  • School calendar

    KHIC Wee Time

  • Scholarship calendar

    The following scholarships are available to LaRue County students:

    Harold and Cynthia Carter Memorial Scholarship $2,000 award for multiple students (renewable)

    LaRue County High School graduating seniors and alumni that plan to attend Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are eligible to apply for the Harold and Cynthia Carter Memorial Scholarship. Applying students should have a cumulative 2.0 GPA.

    J.R. and Carrie Lee Edwards Memorial Scholarship $2,000 (renewable)

  • McKendree University Dean and President’s List

    Kimberly Hagan, a senior nursing major from New Haven, has been named to the McKendree University Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester for earning a grade point average of 3.60 or higher.

    Brandi Bowen and William Fain, both of Hodgenville, were named to the President’s List for achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the fall 2017 semester.

  • LCMS sixth graders excel in showcase

    Eleven LaRue County Middle School sixth graders competed in the sixth grade showcase at Green County Middle School on December 2, 2017. 

    Students from Russell County, Adair County, Taylor County, and Green County also competed by taking assessment tests in Math, Science, Language Arts, Social Studies, and Arts & Humanities.  

    Each school also competed in a Quick Recall tournament and had students compete in Written Composition.