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Education

  • LCMS Academic Team heads to state

     The LaRue County Middle School Quick Recall team led by captain Skyler Hornback placed second in Region 11 Competition on Feb. 2 and will compete this weekend at the State Governor’s Cup Academic Competition. Academic Coach Doris Jean Holleran said that this is the first Quick Recall team that has progressed to State Competition since she has been coaching the Academic Team.

    Hornback placed first in math and social studies; Cole Constant placed fourth in science written assessments. Hornback and Constant will compete in State Assessment Tests this weekend also.

  • Congressman sponsors art contest

     All high school students are encouraged to submit artwork for the Congressional Art Competition. The first place winner will receive two airplane tickets to fly to Washington, D.C. to view their artwork on display and attend a reception.

    All artwork and application materials must be sent to Congressman Brett Guthrie’s Bowling Green office by April 12. Faculty or students with questions can call the Congressman’s office at 270-842-9896 or visit http://guthrie.house.gov/congressional-art-competition.

  • Redding to accompany Habitat for Humanity group

     Western Kentucky University’s Habitat for Humanity campus chapter will be sending three volunteer groups to Arkansas, South Carolina and eastern Kentucky for spring break trips next week.

    Mary Redding, a campus minister from Howardstown, will travel with a group to Benton, Ark.

  • Sunrise residents read to kindergarten students
  • PHOTO: Cat in the Hat

     Hodgenville Elementary Kindergarten students enjoyed a visit from Vicki Devers.  She taught them about Dr. Seuss, read many Dr. Seuss books to the kids and celebrated his birthday by playing a parachute game with a toy Cat in the Hat!  Pictured are students from Nannette Lawler’s and Tracy Tharp’s kindergarten classes.

  • PHOTO: Nationals bound

     Brian Anderson, a member of the LaRue County High School Speech Team won a prestigious competition Saturday. He and five teammates are headed to Nationals.

  • PHOTO: Sunrise reader

     Betty Gordon, a resident at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, read a Dr. Seuss book to kindergarten students in Amanda Williams’ class at Hodgenville Elementary School. Students are Jesse Mattingly, Chase Skaggs, Shayna Duvall, Ethan Johnston, Lee Bunnell, Hayden Gividen, Amber Spalding, Kaydin Nichols, Payton Brewer, Saige Burton, Cameron Maddle, Abby Puckett, Kayden Walls, Bryona Carman and Hallee McNary.

  • PHOTO: Dr. Seuss and Sunrise

     Lisa Shaheen, a resident at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, read a Dr. Seuss book to kindergarten students in Lauren Abbott’s class at Hodgenville Elementary School. Nikki Blair held the book for her.

  • On Educating LaRue: Students are ready to grow

     With the calendar showing March, a lot of LaRue Countians are pulling out their garden catalogs to start planning what favorites and exotic vegetables and flowers they will try this spring.

    At LaRue County High School, agriculture teacher Misty Bivens has 24 students in Greenhouse Technology getting a jump start on the growing season and, in the process, honing skills that cover several school subjects - marketing, plant science, botany and math, according to Bivens.

  • Elementary students tops at Governor's Cup

    Students from four area elementary schools met Saturday at Hodgenville Elementary to compete in the District Governor’s Cup Competition. Schools attending were Abraham Lincoln, Boston Elementary, Foster Heights and HES.

    With about 60 students entered in subject area assessments including math, science, social studies, arts and humanities, written composition, language arts, quick recall and future problem solving, the two area elementary schools represented LaRue County well.