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Education

  • LCHS seniors ready to graduate
  • Ways to keep kids learning

    Summer is close, and the kids will be out of school. Even though they’re excited to be out, studies show that children can lose a few months’ worth of their math and reading skills. Because of this, you may want to consider doing some things over the summer to help your child retain their skill level while still having fun.

  • School Calendar

    LaRue County School Board

    The LaRue County School Board regular scheduled meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the LCHS Media Center.

    HES SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call 270-358-3506.

  • Free School Safety Rescources

     As part of its Safe Schools Program, the Kentucky State Police (KSP) is rolling out a new video, ‘Be Prepared, not Scared’, that provides tips for keeping children safe in schools. The video is designed for pre-school through elementary-level students and is available free of charge through the KSP website.

     KSP Commissioner Rick Sanders said the concept of the video is to prepare young children for potential school dangers without frightening them.

  • ALES K-Prep Awards
  • Hatfield Teaches Sign Language

    Natalie Hatfield, special needs teacher at Hodgenville Elementary School, advises a club whose focus is likely uncommon to most schools—learning how to use sign language.

    “The club has been in existence for about two to three years now, meeting for seven weeks in the fall and then a new group meets for seven weeks in the spring,” said Hatfield.

     The number of students in the club varies from club session to club session.

  • 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.

  • Growing Healthy LaRue County Families

     A grant program, “Growing Healthy LaRue County Families,” will provide health-related books that will be sent to the participants’ homes every other week during the summer.

    “The participants will also receive activities to complete that reinforce the message of the books,” said Diana Leathers, Maternal Child Health Coordinator for LaRue, Hardin, and Meade County, and chairperson for the Livin’ Well LaRue Coalition.

  • 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.