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Education

  • Introducing Vex Robotics

    LaRue County High School’s technology department is introducing a different approach to learning this fall with VEX Robotics.

    “VEX Robotics comprises teams of students who are tasked with designing, programming, and building a robot to play against other teams in a game-based engineering challenge,” explained Jorge Venegas, in his 10th year of teaching at the school.

  • LCS to participate in chef competition

    A team of student chefs representing LaRue County Schools will show their cooking talents in the Kentucky Farm to School Junior Chef competition next year where regional winners will vie for the championship at the 2019 state fair in Louisville.

    The statewide high school cooking competition offers youth the opportunity to learn valuable skills in recipe development, food preparation, marketing, public presentation, organization, teamwork and community involvement.

  • 4-H Starts New Program Year

    4-H enrollment is currently taking place for 2018-19.  School club meetings are being planned for 4th, 5th and 6th graders.  These students have the opportunity to sign up and participate in 4-H at school.  However, 4-H is open to all youth ages 9 to 18. 

  • 4-H Calendar - August 29, 2018

    4-H Wranglers Club

    The 4-H Wranglers Horse Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 4 at the LaRue County Extension Office.  Any youth with an interest in horses is invited to attend.  Youth wishing to show horses next summer will need to obtain a minimum of 6 educational hours by attending meetings.  If you have any questions, please contact the Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

    4-H Family Fun Picnic

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  • School calendar - August 29, 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 September 5, 2018 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. The color for the event is brown.

  • 4-H Written Communications

     4-Hers recently competed in the 4-H Written Communications Contest and advanced to the State Level. LaRue County had three 4-Hers to win their categories in the event. Augusta Gardner received Champion in the Junior Essay category. Natalie Gentry earned Champion in the Junior PSA category. Candyce Counts won Champion in the Senior Songwriting category. Congratulations to these 4-Hers for their achievement. 

  • LCS August Personnel Changes

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

    Accepted the Recommendation of Employment of:

    Melissa Porter as Part-Time Instructional Asst. at HES

    Melanie Richmond as Part-Time Instructional Asst. at HES

    Susan Lombardi as Part-Time Instructional Asst. at HES.

    Alana White as Part-Time Instructional Asst. at HES

    LynnAnn Waddle as Part-Time Instructional Asst. at HES

    Mary Lou Newton as RTI Math at HES

  • Chalk Hawk

    Local artist Chelsea Adams spent the day before the first day of school on August 8 drawing some welcome back pictures and words for the students at the LaRue County Middle School. Adams is a 2012 graduate of LaRue County High School

  • Hazelwood attends Governor’s Scholar program

    Abigail Hazelwood, a senior at LaRue County High School, attended the Governor’s Scholar Program June 23-July 27 at Murray State University.

    Her focus area during the five-week program was political and legal issues while her general studies included international travel and study abroad programs.

    Hazelwood, the daughter of Lee and Stacey Hazelwood who live off Bardstown Road, joined over 1,000 students selected across the state in the summer residential program that provides academic and personal growth while living on a college campus.