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Today's News

  • LCMS Site Based Council Meeting Dates

    Site-based Decision Making Council will meet 4:30 p.m. in the middle school library on the following dates:
    Sept. 20
    Oct. 18
    Nov. 15
    Dec. 13
    Jan. 17
    Feb. 21
    March 20
    April 7
    May 15
    June 19

  • LaRue County School Board Meeting Dates

    Sept. 19 – LCHS Media Center
    Oct. 17 – LCHS Media Center
    Nov. 21 – LCMS
    Dec. 19 – ALES
    Jan. 17 – HES (Since regular meeting date falls on a holiday, this meeting will be held on Tuesday)
    Feb. 20 – LCHS Media Center
    March 19 – LCHS Media Center
    April 16 – LCHS Media Center
    May 21 – LCHS Media Center (Retirement reception 6:30-7 p.m. held prior to board meeting)
    June 18 – LCHS Media Center
     

  • LaRue County awarded $10,000 to promote readiness

    Gov. Steve Beshear announced $952,500 in funding last week for 39 Community Early Childhood Councils across Kentucky to promote school readiness for children.
    Larue County CECC was awarded $10,000.
    The grant amounts range from $7,500 to $97,000 and were awarded based on the child population in the community. The grants will fund professional development for childcare providers, assist with community outreach and public health programs for prenatal services and even help children entering school.

  • Bluegrass Cellular saftey initiative challenges students

    As part of Bluegrass Cellular’s wireless safety initiative, “Drive Now Text L8R,” the company is challenging central Kentucky high school students to create a video public service announcement about the dangers of distracted driving.
    The Drive Now Text L8R PSA contest is open to students attending high school in the 40-county Bluegrass Cellular service area. PSAs must be received by Sept. 30. A panel of judges will rate the PSAs on creativity, originality and consistency of the Drive Now Text L8R message theme.

  • School Calendar: Updated 0823

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Holiday, Labor Day – Sept. 5
    Fall break – Oct. 3-7

    ALES
    Activities
    Aug. 24 and 25 – 5th grade field trip to Frazier Museum
    Aug. 30 – Blood drive
    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    LCHS
    Site-based council
    The LCHS site-based council will meet 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the conference room.
    For more information, call the school at 358-2210.

    OTHER
    Wee Time

  • Students can win $500 college savings accounts

    Two students will win $500 college savings accounts at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville through Aug. 28. The accounts are being given away by the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust, the state’s official 529 college savings plan.

  • High school ACT scores show minimal change from last year

    LaRue County High School’s ACT results released last week show the school improving in science, staying the same in English and reading, but dropping in math when compared to the previous year’s scores.
    The school’s composite score on the test taken by juniors dropped one-tenth of a point.
    The ACT, which is a measure of college readiness, is mandated for all juniors in public schools in Kentucky. It currently is not figured in NCLB (No Child Left Behind) or state accountability, but results will be publicly reported.

  • 4-H Calendar: Updated 0823

    4-H exhibits returned from Fair
    The 4-H exhibits will be returned from the Kentucky State Fair and can be picked up from the Extension Office on the afternoon of Aug. 29 or any time during office hours after that date.

  • Showing rabbits: a rewarding activity for youth

    Because of the small size and limited needs of rabbits, owning and showing them is perfect for youth living in cities or suburbs who want to experience the rewards of raising livestock but on a manageable scale.

  • CAIP has funds for LaRue County

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approved $135,000 in LaRue County Agricultural Development Funds for a County Agricultural Investment Program at their June business meeting. The LaRue County Beef Cattle Association submitted a proposal to the LaRue County Agricultural Development Council and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board to provide cost-share incentives to area farmers.