• Wee Time

    Reese Greenwell carefully cut out her project at Wee Time as her mom, Leann Greenwell monitors her progress.

  • Beautiful butterfly

    The students at Hodgenville Elementary School colored butterflies in honor of Ashley Long, who passed away earlier this month due to leukemia. Many wrote comforting notes on the butterflies.

  • Hybrid buses praised

    Since LaRue County Schools began participating in the Hybrid Horsepower for Kentucky Schools program in 2010, the district has saved 7,285 gallons of fuel, making it a top-five district among participating schools.
    “It’s not every day you have the opportunity to participate in a program that makes a great deal of sense for the environment and saves the district money in the long run,” said Sam Sanders, LaRue’s superintendent of schools. “That’s what this program has done.”

  • Schools receive Workplace Award

    LaRue County School District has recently been recognized as one of the 2013 Top Workplaces among similarly sized companies, organizations, and educational institutions in Kentucky. There were 36 school systems in this division.
    The 2013 Top Workplaces distinction is earned through employee survey results distributed by Workplace Dynamics that asked employees to rate their company, organization, or educational institution and their bosses by responding to a series of statements.

  • School Calendar

    ALES FRC Advisory Council Meeting

    The Abraham Lincoln Family Resource Center Advisory council will meet 1 p.m.  Jan. 28 in the Conference Room at ALES. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    Site-based council

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet 4 p.m. Jan. 27.

    Yearbooks on sale

  • Reding named to Dean's List at Benedictine College

    James Reding of Howardstown has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.

    Reding, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Reding, earned a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.9 to earn a spot on the Dean’s List.

  • Fun indoor activities teach math skills

    During the cold winter months, it is harder to find activities to do with younger children. It seems all too easy to allow a child to spend more time with a computer or television. However, these activities can even impede development of kindergarten readiness skills. What are some ideas that families can do instead to help young children learn math skills?

  • Round Robin: Brian Anderson turns in distinguished performance

    Over the Christmas holidays, while many students at LaRue County High School were playing video games and eating leftovers, Brian Anderson suited up and attended the prestigious Extemp Round Robin at the Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Speech: New faces join formidable team

    The cold hasn’t done anything to slow down LaRue County High School’s speech team, which traveled to the Trinity/North Oldham tournament over the past weekend and brought home several championships and second-place overall.

  • Wee! It’s time for preschoolers

    Parents struggle every year to decide if their child is ready to take that first big step into formal education called kindergarten. While there’s no perfect formula that determines when a child is truly ready, preschool is one tool some parents use to help their child get ready.