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Education

  • School Board hears personnel changes

    The LaRue County Board of Education heard the following personnel changes at the April 16 meeting.

    Accepted recommendation of employment of:

    • Donald Pack as part-time custodian at LaRue County Middle School

    • Tiffany Lewis as volleyball coach at LCMS

    • Robert Keith Cruse as substitute custodian at the LaRue County School District

    • Andreana Peeler as instructional monitor at Kid's Crew

    Accepted the resignation of:

  • Students honored at District Science Fair

     The 2011-12 Elementary District Science Fair was April 5 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary. 

    Penny Cecil, LaRue County Elementary Curriculum Specialist, led the event where third through fifth grade student finalists from ALES and Hodgenville Elementary School competed. 

    The judges were Doris Jean Holleran and Andrea Greene of LaRue County Middle School and Elaine Mink, Missie Taylor and Jessica Smith, Dow Corning quality engineers.

  • Benningfield earns Conservation District Scholarship

    Michelle Benningfield, daughter of James and Donna Benningfield of Hodgenville, is the recipient of the LaRue County Conservation District Scholarship.
    She is a graduating senior at LaRue County High School and an active FFA member, serving as chapter reporter this year.
    She plans to attend Western Kentucky University and major in animal science and pre-veterinary medicine. Her goal is to become a veterinarian specializing in large animal medicine.
    The Conservation District is providing $1,000 toward her educational goals.

  • Preschoolers learn about bus safety

    One of the first symbols that small children associate with starting school is the big yellow school bus.
    But taking that first giant step inside one of the massive 72-seaters can be intimidating to the average 4-year-old.
    About 40 children, along with their parents, grandparents or caregivers, had the chance Thursday to take a short ride in a school bus and learn a few tips about bus safety. Abraham Lincoln Elementary hosted the program for preschoolers in “Wee Time” and “Kindergarten Here I Come.”

  • Scholarship Calendar updated 4-11

    Leadership LaRue County
    The Leadership LaRue County Class of 2006-07 will offer a $500 scholarship to graduating seniors from LaRue County public, private or home schools. Adults wishing to begin an educational program may apply.
    Applicants must reside in LaRue County and enroll as a full-time student in either the Kentucky Community and Technical College system or a four-year college or university in Kentucky.

  • Hodgenville Elementary School Honor Roll- Third Nine Weeks

    Third grade
    All A
    Johnny Asagra, Keilee Mulkins and Tripp Chapman
    A/B
    Brittany Serrano

    Fourth grade
    A/B
    Jacob McAdams

    Fifth grade
    All “A”
    Brady McDowell, Noah Davis
    A/B
    Sabastian Barzee

  • School Calendar updated 4-11

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Spring break is through April 13. Last day of school is May 16.

    ALES
    Special meetings for principal selection
    The ALES site-based council will have a special meeting 5:30 p.m. April 18 for an anticipated principal selection vote to occur. There will be a closed session in each of these special meetings.  

    ALES Advisory Council meeting

  • PHOTOS: Middle schoolers compete in WKU History Contest
  • HES fifth graders plan to attend Leaders Conference

    Four Hodgenville Elementary School fifth graders will spend part of their summer vacation in our nation’s capital attending the Junior National Young Leaders Conference June 2-8.
    HES teacher Renee Wright nominated Emma Bell, Trey Ireland, Logan Rock and Kylee Thurman for the conference that she says will help them to enhance their leadership skills and to better utilize those skills upon their return.

  • Cole Nugent invited to participate in Duke TIP Center Summer Studies

    Cole Nugent, the 13-year-old son of Paul and Lisa Nugent of Hodgenville, has qualified to attend the Duke University Talent Identification Program Center Summer Studies.

    He has chosen to study "Frogs, Bogs and Pollywogs: Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles", on the campus of New College in Sarasota, Fla.

    He’ll participate in classroom studies and field trips.