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Education

  • ECTC now offering Paramedic Program and EMT Certification

    First responders stand ready to risk their lives for others every day. For those who have what it takes, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College now offers the Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic Technology Associate Degree Program and Certificate, through Owensboro Community and Technical College (OCTC).  The Fall 2018 semester is the first time the new program will be offered. OCTC offers instruction in Elizabethtown, and degrees and certificates are conferred through OCTC.

  • LCMS gifted/talented summer camp

    This week, some LaRue County Middle School students spent two days in two different worlds of learning while participating in a summer camp for those identified as gifted/talented.

    Instructor Arlie Hamilton, in a session called “Be So Dramatic,” offered her campers the opportunity to learn how to express themselves dramatically using drama and speaking skills.

  • A home around the world

    Cooper “Bryce” Lawler, a senior at LaRue County High School, traveled across the world for his final year of high school, and has since graduated from SMK Delapan, a vocational school for culinary located in Indonesia, on May 29, 2018.

  • Cabonis Comes to Town
  • Personnel Changes - June 2018

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their June 2018 meeting

    Accepted the Recommendation of Employment of:

    Taylor Dawson as Head Cheer Coach at LCHS

    Jessica Nicole Childress from Temp.Part-Time to Part-Time Instructional Monitor for Kids’ Crew

    Brian Lobb as Exceptional Education Teacher at The Life Connection

    Yeridiana Delfin as Summer School Instructional Assistant for LCS

    Peggy Williams as Summer School Instructional Asst. for LCS

  • 2018 4-H Summer Camp

    Ninety-two campers, six teens and sixteen adult leaders spent four days at Lake Cumberland on May 29 through June 1 enjoying such activities as: swimming, boating, archery, riflery, arts and crafts, recreation, high ropes and low ropes.

  • LC Adult Graduation is next week

    LaRue County’s adult education program, which will have its commencement in LaRue County High School’s auditorium June 18 at 6 p.m., continues its top-notch tradition.

    “This is the largest number of GED’s (General Education Development certificates) we have had in the past four years during my tenure,” said Connie Goff, LaRue County Schools director of adult and community education.  “We currently place number three for GED attainment and stand at number one in the overall top 25 in the state.”

  • Excellence in Teaching

    At the annual 32nd Excellence in Teaching Ceremony, Campbellsville University recognized three teachers from the LaRue County School District.

    169 teachers from 60 school districts were recognized. A total of 3,749 teachers have been recognized for their teaching excellence throughout the years.

    LaRue County Schools award recipients include: Erin Hardwick, Abraham Lincoln Elementary School; William Arendt, LaRue County Middle School; and Eric Allen, LaRue County High School.

  • CU Dean's and President's List
  • Camp Invention is Next Month

    Celebrating its tenth year this summer, Camp Invention in LaRue County, which runs 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 9-13 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, leads the state in the number of campers enrolled with 125 plus six on a waiting list.

    “Something usually happens before camp to keep someone from coming, so one or two may get in,” noted Kathy Ross, retired LaRue County educator who has been director the entire time the district has hosted the camp. “The five people on the wait list last year were some of the first who signed up this year.”