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Education

  • Three Students Named Academic All-Americans

    Three LaRue County Seniors received the prestigious designation of Academic All-American by the National Speech and Debate Association for the 2017-18 school year. To be eligible for Academic All-American, a student must have a 3.5-4.0 GPA, a 28 or better on the ACT, and have achieved the degree of Superior Distinction by earning over 750 speech, debate, or service points in the NSDA, and demonstrated outstanding character and leadership. Seniors Elena Cecil, Nate Risner, and Parker Anderson have all achieved this designation.

  • Chess club at ALES

     Since the arrival of video games, many young people are growing up without enjoying the fun of sitting across a table from an opponent, contemplating their strategy while playing on actual boards.

    The students in the chess club at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, however, are competing the old fashioned way, learning the rules of the game as they challenge fellow club members.

  • Anderson, WKU Forensics finishes second in national tournament

    The WKU Forensics Team placed second at the American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament championship, hosted April 6-9 by Colorado College in Colorado Springs.

  • Scholarship Calendar

    The following scholarships are available to LaRue Co. students:

    Hodgenville Rotary Club James D. LaRue, Jr. Scholarship

        The Hodgenville Rotary Club is currently accepting scholarship applications for the club’s James D LaRue, Jr. Scholarship. The deadline is April 26, 2018.

  • April Personnel Changes

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

    Accepted the Recommendation of Employment of:

    Troy Young as Weight Room Coordinator at LCHS

    Dastel Judd as Boy’s Track Coach at LCHS

    David Raleigh as Superintendent for LaRue County Schools

    Clarence Baker as Football Coach at LCMS

    Adryanne Warren as Girl’s Club Sponsor at ALES

    Heather Hynes as Reading Club Sponsor at ALES

    Accepted the Resignation of:

  • School Calendar

    KHIC Wee Time

  • Grant helps LCS upgrade van for wheelchairs

    An $8,600 grant will provide students from LaRue County Schools who rely on wheelchairs easier access to field trips, other school activities and even job opportunities.

    A 2011 Dodge Caravan owned by the district was retrofitted in February to make it wheelchair accessible at a cost of $8,680. The money was provided by the WHAS Crusade for Children, which raises funds for agencies, schools and hospitals to better the lives of special needs children.

  • HES Rocket Club

     They may not be rocket scientists—yet--but the five members of Hodgenville Elementary School’s Paper Rocket Club are learning the essentials of producing and launching rockets and improving their academic skills in the process.

    The fourth graders, under the guidance of club adviser Traci Weaver, meet in her classroom Tuesdays and Thursday afternoons for five weeks. At each meeting they build a rocket and launch it that same day.

  • LCHS teacher meets with Congressman Guthrie
  • 4-H news and calendar

    4-H Calendar

    4-H Cooking Club

    The 4-H Cooking Club will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Monday, April 16 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    4-H Canoe and Kayak Club

    The 4-H Canoe & Kayak Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17 at the Extension Office.