• School personnel receive 1 percent wage increase

    Employees of LaRue County Schools will receive a 1 percent wage increase next year.

    The LaRue County School Board unanimously approved the decision at its April 15 meeting.

    Board member Dawn Conner said “it’s difficult to get much more of an increase” due to the economy.

    The increase in salary will cost the District a total of $137,200.

    SBDM allocations

    The board approved the site-based decision making council allocations for each school.

  • Retirees honored by school district

    The LaRue County Board of Education honored several retirees April 15 at a reception in the Larue County High School Media Center. Friends, family members, board members and fellow staff congratulated those who attended.

    Superintendent Sam Sanders presented each retirees a plaque in honor of their years of commitment to the LaRue County school system. All retirees had served 10 to 30 years with the school system.

  • McMahan inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

    Patty McMahan of Hodgenville was honored by McKendree University recently.

    McMahan, a senior studying accounting, was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi academic honor society.

    The annual event was held at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville. Honorees were selected by faculty members.

    Phi Kappa Phi is for those students with the highest scholastic standing.

  • Hornback wins scholarship

    Ryan Hornback, a senior at LaRue County High School, will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the Kentucky Association of Counties.

    The 2013 Presidential Scholarship Award will be presented at an upcoming awards ceremony at the high school.

    The scholarship honors KACo’s current Association President and LaRue County Judge/executive Tommy Turner, who will present the award.

    Hornback plans to attend the University of Kentucky in the fall, where he plans to study mechanical engineering.

  • School Calendar


    Last day

    May 22 – Last day for students



    Senior photos

    A group photo of LCHS seniors will be taken at 8:30 a.m. May 2 at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park.


    National Honor Society

    The National Honor Society induction is 1 p.m. May 5.



    Baccalaureate is 3 p.m. May 19.


  • LCHS to be featured in KDE program

    Kentucky Department of Education officials brought their own technology with them as they recorded a LaRue County Schools’ technology webcast last week in the high school library.

    David Couch, associate commissioner for knowledge, information, and data services, led a panel that interviewed LaRue’s superintendent of schools, Sam Sanders and district administrators Paul Mullins, Amanda Reed, and Freddie Newby in an hour-long taping.

  • Students at LCMS kick butts
  • Father's Day at Hodgenville Elementary School
  • LaRue County High School Honor Roll

    Third nine weeks
    All A’s

  • National board certification process gives LCMS teacher a 'look in the mirror'

    For LaRue County Middle School physical education teacher Lisa Drake, progressing through the national board certification process has given her an opportunity to look inside herself to improve her teaching.
    “This process forces one to look in a mirror and analyze what you are doing in the classroom, critique yourself, and make adjustments when what you are doing isn’t directly affecting student achievement,” she said.
    One important thing she soon grasped was that listening is every bit as important as speaking.