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Education

  • PHOTO: New Haven students design Derby tablecloth

     The Kentucky Arts Council invited Kentucky schools to participate in a canvas-painting project for the Derby celebration. Students from New Haven Elementary School painted a tablecloth for a picnic table on the Old State Capitol Grounds in Frankfort. The arts council created a photo album of the canvases on Facebook at http://on.fb.me/Ijq0fD.

  • Speech showcase features Little League, Middle School and High School students

    The LaRue County community will have a chance to see some of the award winning performances of the students on the 2011-12 middle and high school speech teams as well as the students participating in the Little League Speech Program. This marks the first time that the little league and high school showcases have been combined.  The showcase will take place 6:30 p.m. May 7 in the LaRue County High School auditorium and is free to the public.

  • School Calendar updated 5-2-12

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Last day of school is May 16.

    ALES
    Site-based council schedule
    The ALES site-based council meeting will be 5:30 p.m. May 14 in the conference room.
    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    HES
    HES Kindergarten screening
    Hodgenville Elementary School will have mandatory screenings for children entering kindergarten this fall. The screenings are 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 4 and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 18. If you have not already scheduled your child’s screening, call HES at 358-3506.

  • ALES students complete dance residency through daily sessions

    Fourth and fifth grade students and LaRue County alumnus, Jeshua Logsdon, recently teamed with Abraham Lincoln Elementary School related arts teachers, Penny Akers, Verda Hacker, Pam Glaab and Cynthia Patterson, for a week-long dance residency. Trevor Ervin, a student teacher from Campbellsville University, also assisted in the residency.

  • Coffee house a hit at ALES

    Students of Karlotta Cecil, Penny Akers and student teacher Trevor Ervin recently participated in a coffee house concert at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

  • ALES honors Distinguished and Proficient Students

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary faculty and staff recently honored 205 students for their outstanding achievement on the 2010-11 Kentucky Core Content Test. Former fifth, fourth and third grade students who scored distinguished in at least one category were awarded gold medals while proficient students were recognized with silver medals. In addition, three students, Jake Walters, Mary Gearon and Skyler Hornback were awarded trophies for distinguished scores in all testing categories. Interim ALES Principal Amanda Reed presided at the ceremony.

  • Student volunteers honored for service to community

    In addition to spending a quarter of each school day in the classroom, several LaRue County students also volunteer for various community projects.
    Their efforts haven’t gone unrecognized, however, as the district’s Youth Service Center and Fort Knox Federal Credit Union hosted a reception for them April 18 for the LCHS Community Volunteer Service Club.

  • FYE class at Campbellsville University shares stories, successes

     “Thank you for not only serving us, but allowing us to serve,” Michael Jennings, a freshman of Edmonton, said to Dr. Michael V. Carter, president, and Campbellsville University's freshmen classes in a service celebrating servant leadership.

    Campbellsville University's First-Year Experience classes participated in servant leadership projects throughout the spring semester and shared their experiences in a celebration service. The service was a time of recognition for the students' accomplishments throughout the year.

  • Wathen earns band scholarship at EKU

     Sean-Michael Wathen, a senior at LaRue County High School and member of the Band of Hawks, has earned a scholarship to attend Eastern Kentucky University.

    Wathen, the son of John and Kim Wathen, won first chair for bass clarinet in the Symphonic Band during the EKU High School Honor Band program in February.

    He will receive $6,400 over a four-year period to complete a minor in music. He plans to major in aviation for which he received a Merit Scholarship.

  • Hannah Conner selected for Governor's Scholars Program

     Hannah Conner, a student at Warren East High School, has been selected for the prestigious Governor’s Scholars Program.

    She is among 13 juniors from the four high schools in the Warren County school system to participate in the five-week summer residential program on a college campus in Kentucky. Students are selected based on academics, extracurricular activities and community involvement.