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Today's News

  • Helping break barriers to learning

    Since 1990, family resource and youth service centers have been available to help academically at-risk students succeed in school by minimizing or eliminating non-cognitive barriers to learning.

    In LaRue County Schools, Machelle Durham is the FRC coordinator at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, Melissa Pearman at Hodgenville, and Marsha Duncan YSC coordinator at the middle and high schools.

    The goal of the FRYSCs is to meet the needs of all children and their families served by the centers as a means to enhance student academic success.

  • Mora LCMS band director

    Band students at LaRue County Middle School will have a new band director for the 2016-2017 school year.

    Stephanie Mora, 25, of Elizabethtown was recently hired as the new LCHS band director. She graduated from Elizabethtown High School in 2008 and graduated from Morehead State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education in 2012.

    Mora has played the clarinet since she was ten-years-old and in the sixth grade. She then continued to play throughout high school and college.

  • Patterson LCHS band director

    lex Patterson, 24, an accomplished musician and teacher, has joined LaRue County High School as the new Hawks band director.

    Patterson grew up in nearby Greensburg, graduating from Green County High School in 2010, where his father was a band director.

    “I had a heavy musical influence from family,” Patterson said. “I’ve always wanted to be a band director, and I’m grateful for the opportunities I’ve had.”

  • High school students complete Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts Program

    This summer, The Kentucky Center hosted more than 250 eager young artists from every region of the Commonwealth, as The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) took place at Danville’s Centre College from June 19 to July 9.

  • School calendar - July 27, 2016

    HES SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.

    LaRue County School board

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the LCHS.

  • Hawks participate in 7 on 7 Football

    For nearly twenty years now high school football provides an opportunity for teams to hone their skills, along with competing in 7 on 7 games throughout the summer. Only the last two years the KHSAA has allowed teams to begin practices earlier, July 10 as compared to July 15, in order to focus on allowing teams to compete in 7 on 7 games throughout the state.

  • LCYSA holds British and Brazilian camps
  • Sports Shorts - July 27, 2016

    Pickleball

    Pickleball is being played at 5:30 p.m., Mondays and Thursdays at the Board of Education gym on College Street. Pickleball is free to anyone interested in learning the sport, a combination of tennis and ping-pong. All equipment provided.

    LaRue County Park and Recreation Board

    The LaRue County Park and Recreation Board meets 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Park. For more information, call Eric DeVary at 270-358-8386.

    Mid Kentucky Officials Association

  • Preparing for the season
  • Camp Invention

    This year at Camp Invention students saw Science, Technology, Engineering and Math brought to life through hands-on activities.

    With 115 Campers, 10 Counselors in training, 11 interns, 5 volunteers and 8 staff, according to Kathy Ross, Camp director, this was the largest Camp Invention in the state of Kentucky.

    Kids explored in four different modules:

    Crickobot where campers got to build their own solar powered cricket and explore physics in teams that build bug sized gymnasiums.