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Education

  • Literacy night

    The simplest definition of “literacy” is “the ability to read and write.”

    Its true meaning, however, goes much deeper. Scholar Jean Mark once touched on that meaning when she said, “It (literacy) opens the doors to many opportunities and empowers us with knowledge. For that reason, literacy is never taken for granted.”

  • Hornback named presidential scholar candidate

    Skyler Hornback, a LaRue County High School senior from Sonora, was recently named as a 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholar.

    Hornback, the son of Jeff and Barbara Hornback, was one of five Gatton Academy seniors that were named as a presidential scholar candidate.

    The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of the nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors.

  • LaRue 4-H participates in teen summit

    LaRue County 4-H was represented at the State 4-H Teen Summit that was held recently at the Lake Cumberland Leadership Center.  

    The state wide 4-H conference provides leadership opportunities for 6th through 8th graders.  Participants attended workshops and funshops during the Thursday through Saturday event.

  • ALES Third Quarter Honor Roll

    5th Grade All As

    Alana Cecil, James Childress, Lee Colvin, Jaylen Curry, Emily Detre, Payton Druen, Bradley Englebright, Josie Garris, Kirsten Goodwin, Gabrielle Kresel, Kamron Locke, Kevin Murray, Keaton Nall, Colson Nicholas, Kayleigh Pedrick, Xander Perkins, Hanna Perry, Ellah Pruitt, Jenna Rutledge, Ayden Seidl, Emma Self, Tanner Skaggs, Tayten Southwood, Ella Thomas, Sophia Thompson, Lillian Vertrees, John Wiley

    5th Grade As and Bs

  • Hinton, Patel compete in state MATHCOUNTS
  • Coming home

    Crystal Wilkerson was selected on May 11 to be Abraham Lincoln Elementary School’s next Principal by the school’s Site-Based Decision Making (SBDM) Council.

    Todd Rogers, a teacher at ALES and a member of the SBDM Council, said the group was unanimous in their agreement, and were “excited to have Ms. Wilkerson join the ALES family.”

  • The Price is Right

    Chris Price, the current LaRue County High School assistant Principal, has been selected to be Hodgenville Elementary School’s next principal for the 2018-19 school year.  

  • HES, ALES principal selections underway

    According to information received from LaRue County Schools, Site-Based Decision Making (SBDM) councils at both Hodgenville Elementary School and Abraham Lincoln Elementary School will conduct interviews for the schools’ next principals this week.

    The job postings attracted 24 applicants each, and the councils look to name new principals by the end of the school year.

  • Mother Goose Retires

    It’s time to say farewell to one of our most beloved community members. She’s been a librarian, a rock star, a mother goose, and a friend to this community for the past seven and a half years. Virginia Napier has retired from her job as the bookmobile driver and librarian leaving behind a legacy and a large pair of shoes to fill in her wake.

  • LaRue County School Board make tough decisions

    The LaRue County School Board approved an amended 2017-2018 calendar during their regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 16.