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Education

  • Recognizing the LaRue County School Board

    As school districts throughout Kentucky recognize their boards of education during January, remember these are members of our community who are dedicated to face the challenges facing schools today with the commitment of doing everything they can in the interest of our county’s students.

  • 4-H Calendar - January 31, 2018

     4-H Sewing Classes

    4-H Sewing Classes will begin in February. Beginner’s classes will meet on Mondays beginning on February 5 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Extension Office and Intermediate Sewing will meet on Saturdays beginning February 3 from 9:30 a.m. to Noon. Participants need to pre-register by calling the Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

    4-H Council

    The 4-H Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 5 at LaRue County Farm Bureau.

    4-H Wranglers Club

  • 4-H Written Communication Contests

    The 4-H Poetry Contest will be held again this year in conjunction with the 4-H Communications Contest. The contest includes six categories: Songwriting, Poetry, Essay on “What 4-H Means to Me”, Original Monologue, Press Release and Public Service Announcement. Students may enter one item per category. The contest is open to all LaRue County youth, ages 9 to 18.

  • LCMS Academic team wins championship

    The LaRue County Middle School Academic Team won two team championships, including several individual awards, and received the trophy for first place overall in the District Governors Cup competition held at Boston School on Saturday, January 20.

    Middle Schools in LaRue County’s District are Boston, Old Kentucky Home, New Haven and Bardstown’s St. Joseph School. LaRue County’s team is coached by Doris Jean Holleran.

  • Camp Invention returns to LaRue for 10th year

    Wild and crazy ideas become reality in this year’s all-new Camp Invention program, Fast Forward at Abraham Lincoln Elementary the week of July 9-13. A nonprofit program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Camp Invention allows children entering kindergarten through completion of fifth grade to experience real-world problem solving, creative thinking, invention, and teamwork- all while having fun.

  • 4-H calendar

     4-H Shooting Sports Club

    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 25 at the Extension Office for gun cleaning and safety.  New members are welcome to attend.

    4-H Teen Club

    The 4-H Teen Club will meet at 6 p.m. on Friday, January 26 at the Extension Office.  The Teen Club is open to 7th-12th graders.

     4-H Sewing Classes

  • Beginner sewing classes start soon

    A series of beginner’s sewing classes are being offered beginning on February 5.  The classes will be offered on Mondays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the LaRue County Extension Office.  The class is open to beginning sewers or those with no sewing experience, ages 9 to 18. 

  • Anderson Wins at Sunvitational, Cecil Recognized for Service

    The LaRue County Speech team has a lot to celebrate this month. While most of the county was snowed in last weekend, Parker Anderson was in Florida competing at the Sunvitational, one of the largest invitational speech tournaments in the nation, and bringing home top honors. Anderson left for Florida on Thursday, January 14 to compete in the Oratory Round Robin, in which he won 5th Place. At the tournament that took place over the weekend, Anderson advanced to the quarterfinals in Informative Speaking to the finals in Impromptu Speaking, again taking 5th Place.

  • LaRue County Schools honored with ENERGY STAR

    The LaRue County Schools Board of Education celebrated the district’s recent ENERGY STAR awards for all its schools at the January 22 board meeting.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) prestigious ENERGY STAR is the national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. This signifies that the buildings perform in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency.

  • January personnel changes

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their January meeting.

    Accepted the Recommendation of Employment of :

    -Heather Hynes as After-School Club Book Sponsor at ALES.

    -Monica Spencer as After-School Club Chess Sponsor – Chess at ALES

    -Natalie Detre as After-School Club Art Sponsor at ALES.

    -Eric Burrell as After-School Club Wrestling Sponsor at ALES.

    -Norma Skaggs as Interim Food Service Manager for LCMS.

    -Lisa England as Food Service Assistant at LCMS.