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Education

  • Hornback graduates from Gatton

    Hornback was a part of a class of 88 students representing 48 counties from across the Commonwealth of Kentucky who were recognized during the Gatton Academy’s 11th graduation ceremony in Van Meter Hall.

    Gatton Academy Executive Director and Mahurin Professor of Gifted Education Dr. Julia Roberts expressed that the graduation ceremony was a celebration for Kentucky.

  • Grubbs commits to MSU Presidential Fellowship
  • LaRue 4-H talent show, fashion revue

    The 4-H Talent Show & Fashion Revue was held on Sunday, April 29 at the LaRue County Extension Office. 

    4-H members were able to showcase their talents in the categories of: vocal, instrumental, physical skills and theatrical.  In the Fashion Revue, 4-H Sewing members were judged on their modeling skills.  Results are as follows:

    Talent Show Results

    Junior Instrumental

    Ben Falk (Brazilian Holiday) - Champion

    Tanner Skaggs (Blackberry Blossom) - Reserve Champion

    Emily Sallee (Swan Lake) - Blue

  • ALES Artist of the Quarter
  • 4H calendar

    4-H Summer Camp

    4-H Summer Camp will be held May 29 through June 1 at Lake Cumberland.  Limited spaces for boys and girls are available on a first come first served basis.  The cost for camp is $220.  Call the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401 for more information.

    Shooting Sports

    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club meets on the first and third Thursdays of the month at the New Haven Gun Club.  The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 17. 

  • Hatfield Teaches Sign Language

    Natalie Hatfield, special needs teacher at Hodgenville Elementary School, advises a club whose focus is likely uncommon to most schools—learning how to use sign language.

    “The club has been in existence for about two to three years now, meeting for seven weeks in the fall and then a new group meets for seven weeks in the spring,” said Hatfield.

     The number of students in the club varies from club session to club session.

  • ALES K-Prep Awards
  • Free School Safety Rescources

     As part of its Safe Schools Program, the Kentucky State Police (KSP) is rolling out a new video, ‘Be Prepared, not Scared’, that provides tips for keeping children safe in schools. The video is designed for pre-school through elementary-level students and is available free of charge through the KSP website.

     KSP Commissioner Rick Sanders said the concept of the video is to prepare young children for potential school dangers without frightening them.

  • School Calendar

    LaRue County School Board

    The LaRue County School Board regular scheduled meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the LCHS Media Center.

    HES SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call 270-358-3506.

  • Ways to keep kids learning

    Summer is close, and the kids will be out of school. Even though they’re excited to be out, studies show that children can lose a few months’ worth of their math and reading skills. Because of this, you may want to consider doing some things over the summer to help your child retain their skill level while still having fun.