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Education

  • 2018 ExCEL nominees announced

    Four LaRue County teachers, one from each of the district’s schools, are in the running to be named the 2018 WHAS11/LG&E KU ExCEL (Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership) Award winner.

    The award recognizes and rewards the contributions of public schools and the teaching profession to the development and well-being of young people and the community.

    District officials will announce the LaRue County ExCEL Award recipient at a dinner on January 11, 2018. A ceremony will follow on on January 24 at the award recipient’s school.

  • School Calendar - December 6, 2017

    KHIC Wee Time

  • LCHS students receive firsthand business experience

    For two days last week, 13 LaRue County High School juniors learned firsthand about business and economics as they participated in a 4-H American Private Enterprise Seminar at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    “The format of the program allows them to hear about different types of businesses from local speakers and business owners,” explained Misty Wilmoth, Extension Agent For 4-H Youth Development at University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, which, with Nolin RECC and the LaRue County 4-H Council, sponsored the seminar.

  • Hawk spinners make debut

    The Hodgenville Elementary School recently began offering a new opportunity for 4th and 5th grade students called the Hawks Spinners.

    According to Brittney Carl, shortly after fall break, auditions were held and the team of 15 students was formed. She said the Hawks Spinners is very similar to a junior color guard.

    “Students worked hard at weekly practices to learn and perfect a routine involving marching, dance and flag,” Carl said. “They made their big debut at the

  • Hawks KYA wins awards at conference

    The LaRue County High School delegation was honored at the Kentucky Youth Assembly in Louisville. Over 1,400 students attended the event. LaRue County students were also able to meet Kentucky Representative Brandon Reed and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Grimes.

  • School calendar - November 29, 2017

    KHIC Wee Time

  • LCS seeks calendar feedback

    LaRue County Schools’ instructional supervisor Christina Boone is seeking parent and community feedback concerning the district’s school calendar on a survey available November 29-December 5.

    The survey can be accessed on the district’s webpage (www.larue.kyschools.us).

    “There will be a google survey link on the main newsfeed of the LaRue County Schools homepage,” Boone explained. “Paper copies will also be available at the front desk in office of each school.”

  • LCS school board awards
  • School calendar - November 22, 2017

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The next event is on November 29 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at ALES. The color for the event is black. There will also be another event following the preschool event that will focus on kindergarten skills from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112. Those attending are asked to park in the back and enter through the side doors.

  • ECTC, McKendree sign transfer agreement

    A new agreement between Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and McKendree University will provide ECTC students with additional opportunities to earn bachelors and master’s degrees close to home. On November 15, 2017,

    Representatives of both institutions signed a Memorandum of Agreement that provides for seamless transfer for students who earn associate degrees in several programs including accounting, sport management, human resource management, marketing, and criminal justice.