• Camps provide summer learning activities

    With cooperation among LaRue County School District’s gifted program, family resource, and youth service centers, more than 125 students enjoyed a week of activities at Hodgenville Elementary School that ranged from learning how to play guitar to how to make a fruit smoothie in a plastic bag.

    Quest 2014 camp, that ran Monday through Friday mornings last week, offered enrichment classes to primary talent pool students and identified gifted and talented students.

  • School Calendar - June 18


    Kindergarten registration

    Hodgenville and Abraham Lincoln Elementary Schools are still registering new kindergarten students for the 2014-15 school year. Register your K student by Friday, June 27. Call ALES at 270-358-4112 or HES at 270-358-3506 for details.

    First day of school

    The first day of school for students is Aug. 6. Fall break is Oct. 6-10.


    ALES SBDM Special Called Meeting

  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Honor Roll - Final Semester

    All A’s

    Kellen Bowen, Samuel Bowling, Carson Childress, Emmi Cline, Chris Collord, Adara Dobson, Will Faulkner, Gabe Fortier, Taylor Full, Tara Goodwin, Noah Grey, Aimee Hornback, Harper Hynes, Brendan Keith, Kaleb Miller, Evan Morris, Connor Nicholas, Sebastian Perkins, Isaiah Pruitt, Matthew Shuckert, Brittany Serrano, Zachary Shaw, Jacob Skaggs, Daniel Snodgrass, Brenna Southwood, Macy Stillwell, Haley Thompson, Biven Turner, Zoe VanRiper, Chandler Walters, Gavin Whitehouse, Madison Wilmoth, Hailey Wood

    A/B Honor Roll

  • ALES students honored for AR progress

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School students were honored for achieving various Accelerated Reader goals during the school year.

  • Kids Crew to 'explore the natural world'

    With the theme, “Exploring the Natural World,” Kids Crew Plus Director Denise Rose has lessons, field trips and activities planned for this summer focusing on biology, ecology and horticulture.

    “We’ll also have a two-week science camp taught by Laura Evans, a Hodgenville Elementary School teacher,” said Rose, who has served as Kids Crew director for the past three years.

    The educational activities are designed to help participants learn and strengthen their social and emotional skills while having fun, according to Rose.

  • School Board unhappy with FRC personnel cuts

    School board member Joanna Hinton expressed her displeasure at Monday’s board meeting after learning three positions within the Family Resource Centers were being eliminated.

    The three positions are being replaced by one person providing administrative support at Central Office.

    Hinton said she had been contacted over the last week by several people affected by the decision.

  • Grad surpasses Dad's perfect attendance record

    day and, luckily, never had any serious illness that prohibited me from attending school.”

    He recalled a question from his agriculture teacher, Ralph Lobb, when he was a sophomore.

    “He asked our class, ‘What is one of the most important things an employer wants to know about you,’” Tommy remembered. “We had all kinds of answers like, ‘what was your GPA, what courses did you study, etc.,’”

  • GED commencement is Monday, students ace tests

    LaRue County Schools’ GED graduates will hold commencement exercises 6 p.m. June 16 in LaRue County High School’s auditorium.

    Sarah Hornback, family services director, said the 23 students who completed general education development requirements this year did so for a variety of reasons.

    “Some did it as a family role model; some, to get a job or a better job,” said Hornback. “For others, it was to fulfill a personal goal they have set, or because they want to go to college.”

  • Hughes named principal at HES

    Eric Hughes has been selected as principal at Hodgenville Elementary School.

    The HES site-based decision-making council announced the decision Wednesday afternoon.

    Read the details in next week’s Herald News.

  • School Calendar - June 4, 2014


    Last day of school

    The last day of school for students is June 4. Graduation is 8 p.m. June 6.


    FRC has special called meeting

    The Hodgenville Family Resource Center is having a special called meeting at 11:30 a.m. June 5, in Room 106 at HES. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506.


    ALES site-based council