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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.

  • Dr. Chuck Crain receives CU’s 2018 Non-Tenured Faculty Excellence Award

    “Dr. Crain has a heart for all students, especially the diverse population of students enrolled in our MSITM and PMBA programs based in Louisville,” Dr. Donna Hedgepath, provost and vice president of academic affairs, said at Campbellsville University’s chapel service on August 22 in Ransdell Chapel.

    Dr. Charles “Chuck” Crain, of LaRue County, chair of graduate business program at the Louisville Education Center and assistant professor of business, was named the 2018 non-tenured faculty member of the year.

  • 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