• ALES library dedicated to Thurman

     It’s been a year since Amber Thurman, former principal of Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, died in a car crash.

    The 47-year-old left behind two children, Zachary and Sarah, and a host of friends and students.

    On the anniversary of her death (Jan. 7), ALES staff and students held a ceremony renaming the school’s library in Thurman’s honor.

  • Campbellsville University Academic Honors List

     Campbellsville University has announced the academic honors' list for the fall 2012 semester.

    The academic honors' list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours. Those named to the President's List achieved a 4.0 grade point average. Those named to the Dean's List achieved a 3.5 to 3.99 GPA.

    The following students were named to the Dean’s List:

  • School Calendar - JAN. 9, 2013


  • Speech and Debate Team tops at recent competition

     The LaRue County High School Speech and Debate team continued their recent dominance of regional opponents during a meet at Kentucky Country Day School in Louisville.  

  • Flu blamed for student absences

     Kentucky Department for Public Health officials reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week that the influenza activity level in the state has increased from regional to widespread. Widespread activity is the “highest level of flu activity, which indicates increased flu-like activity or flu outbreaks in at least half of the regions in the state,” according to the CDC. The activity levels for states are tracked weekly as part of the CDC’s national flu surveillance system.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Kids Crew Plus offers enrichment activities

     Since 1993, Kids Crew, a licensed childcare center, has helped hundreds of LaRue County children and families in numerous ways.

    A review of community needs in 2011, however, convinced LaRue County School personnel that many of the district’s at-risk children needed more assistance than was currently available.

  • PHOTO: Dawn Conner sworn in

     Dawn Conner, left, new school board member for Division 1, was sworn in last week by Charlotte Tucker, secretary at central office.

  • PHOTO: Pearman sworn in as school board member

     Linda Pearman, new school board member for Division 2, was sworn in last week by Charlotte Tucker, secretary at central office.

  • January Money Tip for Students

     As students become more responsible for paying their own bills, they need to be aware of the types of cards available, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

    Debit cards are tied to a bank account. When someone uses a debit card, the money is automatically deducted from the account. Most colleges issue a type of debit card to students that can be used to buy books, supplies and meals. In that case, the card is not tied to a bank account but is preloaded with funds deposited each semester or quarter.

  • Allie Perkins honored at White Coat Ceremony

     The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy welcomed 138 new students in the Class of 2016 during a White Coat Ceremony held in August at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts.

    Allie Perkins, a 2009 graduate of LaRue County High School, was among the students.

    Perkins is the daughter of Tracy Tharp of Hodgenville and Jeff Watson of Elizabethtown; and the granddaughter of Janice Jones of Hodgenville and John and Alice Perkins of Bowling Green.

    She works part-time at Rite Aid of Nicholasville