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Today's News

  • 4-H Photography Club elects new officers

    The 4-H Photography Club elected officers in March. Officers are president, Lindsey Shelton; vice president, Michaela Rock; secretary, Catelin Niemynski; and reporter, Maddy Poirier.

    The winners of the March photo contest, “Everything Green,” were first, Poirier; second, Rock; third, Kaylee Hornback; and honorable mention, Michael Hornback.

    The theme for the May contest is “Pets.” Photos must be taken by the 4-H member. Each member may enter one photo per contest. Photo size may be anything from a 4x6 inch photo to an 8x10 inch photo.

  • 4-H Photography Club elects new officers

    The 4-H Photography Club elected officers in March. Officers are president, Lindsey Shelton; vice president, Michaela Rock; secretary, Catelin Niemynski; and reporter, Maddy Poirier.

    The winners of the March photo contest, “Everything Green,” were first, Poirier; second, Rock; third, Kaylee Hornback; and honorable mention, Michael Hornback.

    The theme for the May contest is “Pets.” Photos must be taken by the 4-H member. Each member may enter one photo per contest. Photo size may be anything from a 4x6 inch photo to an 8x10 inch photo.

  • 4-H Photography Club elects new officers

    The 4-H Photography Club elected officers in March. Officers are president, Lindsey Shelton; vice president, Michaela Rock; secretary, Catelin Niemynski; and reporter, Maddy Poirier.

    The winners of the March photo contest, “Everything Green,” were first, Poirier; second, Rock; third, Kaylee Hornback; and honorable mention, Michael Hornback.

    The theme for the May contest is “Pets.” Photos must be taken by the 4-H member. Each member may enter one photo per contest. Photo size may be anything from a 4x6 inch photo to an 8x10 inch photo.

  • New accountability scores for students begin in 2011-12

    Though Kentucky schools’ practical living/vocational studies, arts/humanities and writing portfolios are out of the accountability assessment this year, they will count again in three years, but be figured in a different way, according to Amanda Reed, LaRue County Schools’ instructional supervisor and assessment coordinator.

  • New accountability scores for students begin in 2011-12

    Though Kentucky schools’ practical living/vocational studies, arts/humanities and writing portfolios are out of the accountability assessment this year, they will count again in three years, but be figured in a different way, according to Amanda Reed, LaRue County Schools’ instructional supervisor and assessment coordinator.

  • New accountability scores for students begin in 2011-12

    Though Kentucky schools’ practical living/vocational studies, arts/humanities and writing portfolios are out of the accountability assessment this year, they will count again in three years, but be figured in a different way, according to Amanda Reed, LaRue County Schools’ instructional supervisor and assessment coordinator.

  • LaRue 8th-graders score above national average

    Data released on the Explore assessment taken by eighth grade students last fall show LaRue County Middle School’s eighth graders scored higher than the national average in every area tested, according to Corey Keith, LaRue County Middle School principal.

    In September, the students took the test, which is a high school readiness exam designed to help the students explore a broad range of options for their future.

  • CATS scratched

    Both houses of Kentucky’s General Assembly have passed without a single dissenting vote legislation that will replace the current state assessment, CATS (Commonwealth Accountability Testing System), during the next three years.

    Senate Bill 1, sponsored by Dan Kelly of Springfield, does away with CATS and mandates the Department of Education create a replacement assessment by the 2011-12 school year.

  • LCMS hosts district Governors Cup competition

    LaRue County Middle School hosted the District 43 Governors Cup competition at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Jan. 20 and 24. Students from New Haven, Lebanon, Washington County, LaRue and St. Charles Middle Schools competed.

    The Future Problem Solving Team consisting of Tyler Skaggs, Sarah Stults, Christian Hensley and Kaelyn Herrin placed second. Tyler Skaggs placed second in math; Raena Hubbell placed second in language arts and third in arts and humanities; Brent Dunn placed third in science; and Zeke Phelps placed fourth in social studies.

  • Guardrail work could cause driving delays

    Motorists traveling northbound on Interstate 65 at the 97.3-mile point just north of Elizabethtown and westbound on the Martha Layne Collins Blue Grass Parkway at the 8.4-mile point between E'town and the first exit can expect minimal delays while guardrail repairs are being made.