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Education

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Students may find permanent employment through school program

     This school year, 11 LaRue County High School students – six seniors and five juniors – are spending the last two periods of their school day exploring the field of work by actually receiving training at local worksites.

    They are participants in the Community Based Work Transition Program, designed for students with special needs to help them transition smoothly from classroom to the workplace.

  • SCHOOL CALENDAR - Dec. 26, 2012

     ALL SCHOOLS

  • Denise Skaggs chosen as interim principal at LCMS

     Denise Skaggs, instructional supervisor and former LaRue County Intermediate School principal, has been named interim principal at LaRue County Middle School, according to Superintendent Sam Sanders.

  • COLUMN: Learning about eclipses

     When earth and the moon were very young, they were much closer together. The moon was so close, it took up a huge part of earth’s sky. When it hung overhead in the daytime, it cast such a shadow on the surface of earth that in many places it would have been almost like night.

  • LCMS teacher receives MAC grant

     Barbara Davila, a teacher at LaRue County Middle School, is the recipient of a $300 MAC Grant from McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana. 

    For the 10th consecutive year, Kentuckiana middle school teachers shared their ideas of how to “Make Activities Count” in the classroom in hopes of receiving one of McDonald’s MAC Grants. The grant program rewards teachers for innovation and creativity in the classroom by providing funding for hands-on learning activities.

  • Denise Skaggs named interim principal

     Denise Skaggs, instructional supervisor and former LaRue County Intermediate School principal, has been named interim principal at LaRue County Middle School, according to Superintendent Sam Sanders.

    She will welcome students back to school after winter break on Jan. 2.

    She takes over from Bob Bright, who resigned effective Dec. 31. Bright, who served as principal since 2010, has accepted a position as CEO/executive director of the National Beta Club. He and his wife, Kay, plan to move to Spartanburg, N.C.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Calling off school can be a tough call

     The old bromide, “If you don’t like the weather in Kentucky, just wait a few minutes,” holds some truth, especially in the winter when temperatures can drop several degrees in a very short time, changing wet roads to ice.

  • SCHOOL CALENDAR - Dec. 19, 2012

     ALL SCHOOLS

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Financial aid information available at free event

     Co-sponsored by the youth service center, College Application Week held in late November at LaRue County High School helped students take a proactive step toward making the financial burden of a college degree lighter.

    The costs graduating seniors face for a college degree are staggering and climbing.

  • Learn to sell on eBay

     Learning to sell on eBay can be profitable and fun. Whether selling handmade Kentucky crafts, antiques, collectibles and more, eBay is one of several electronic marketplaces to sell your stuff.

    Participants will learn to list items, calculate shipping charges, learn about eBay fees and more in a four-hour class offered at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. The class will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 12. Cost is $49. To enroll or for more information, call 706-8702.