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Education

  • WKU Forensics team preparing for 2018-2019 season

    The 34 members of the Western Kentucky University Forensic Team have returned to campus and are preparing for the 2018-19 season. Three of the members are LaRue County High School graduates.

    The three LCHS graduates on the team are:

    Brian Anderson, a senior from Hodgenville, studying Economics, International Affairs and Asian Religions.

    Parker Anderson, a freshman from Hodgenville, studying English for Secondary Teachers.

    Symone Whalin, a sophomore from Sonora, studying Chemistry and Biology.

  • New 4-H Advanced Teen Leadership Academy program

    New for the 2018-2019 4-H program year, an Advanced Teen Leadership Academy is being offered. The original Teen Leadership Academy has been conducted for over ten years. 

    At the graduation ceremony, multiple participants and parents stated that they wished there was an opportunity to do TLA again so they could continue to learn and build their leadership and communication skills.  The 4-H Agents decided to give it a try this year and invite any TLA graduate that is still in high school to participate in an Advanced Teen Leadership Academy.  

  • A Successful Kindergarten Transition

    If you have a child who has just started kindergarten, you may want to look through this list of items and see if there is anything else that you still want or need to do. This is a great time to put practices in place that will help your child have a great first year in school. If there are some things you find that you haven’t done, it’s not too late to begin.

  • LCS has ten new teachers

    Ten teachers join the LaRue County School District this year. Below are capsule comments on each:

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary

    Valarie Lobb is a special education teacher. Experience: Green County Schools, four years; Metcalfe County Schools, six years; Adair County Schools, four years. Education: West Virginia University, Rank 1 in learning behavior disorders; Campbellsville University, master’s in special education learning behavior disorders; Lindsey Wilson College, bachelor’s in human services/counseling.

  • Applications now accepted for 4-H Teen Leadership Academy

    The 4-H Teen Leadership Academy will soon start with its eleventh class of participants.  The leadership program is a combined program with teens from LaRue, Hardin, Meade, Breckinridge and Grayson Counties. 

  • School calendar - August 1, 2018

    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 first event of the 2018-2019 school year is on August 15, 2018 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Hodgenville Elementary School. The color for the event is red.

  • Performance based credit offered to LCS students

    Kentucky law (704 KAR 3:303) states that a high school graduation credit may be awarded in either of two ways: Carnegie Units (defined as at least 120 hours of instructional time in one subject) or performance based credits, defined at the local level regardless of the number of instructional hours.

  • Court selected for DYW

    Five high school seniors will participate in the LaRue County Distinguished Young Woman program at the LaRue County High School auditorium on August 18 at 6:30 p.m.

     “The girls have been practicing this summer learning their opening number routine,” said Denise Skaggs, chairperson for LaRue County Distinguished Young Woman.   “They have been working on their talent as well.”

  • Kentucky Youth Seminar

    Kentucky Youth Seminar

  • 4-H Calendar - July 25, 2018

    4-H Council

    The 4-H Council will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, August 6 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

     Fair entries

    Crop and vegetable fair entries will be taken at the Extension Office at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 6. Call 270-358-3401 for more information.