District News

Junior Chef team takes runner-up at state finals LaRue County School Superintendent David Raleigh, Lorelai Sherrard, Amy Hammers, Coach Sheila Skaggs, Tori Perry, and Director of Food Services Stephanie Utley

The LaRue County Junior Chef team competed at the 2019 Kentucky State Fair again this past week, as the team had made their way through a field of 16 to advance to the final 4 of the Kentucky Farm to School Junior Chef State Finals.

$60,000+ in grants enhances Early Childhood Education services Superintendent David Raleigh reads to children during Early Childhood School Readiness Day.

The Kentucky Governor’s Office of Early Childhood awarded LaRue County Schools’ special education department a series of early childhood grants totaling over $60,000, Director of Special Education Dr. Rhonda Simpson recently announced.

LCS launching Work Ethic Certification program Work Ethic Certification Seal

From kindergartners to high school seniors, LaRue County Schools students will have an opportunity to develop and be recognized for their work ethic. The district is implementing a new Work Ethic Certification program in the 2019-20 school year to further prepare students for successful transitions to work and education after high school.

“This is all about helping our students develop the habits that lead to success,” said Amanda Reed. “We want all students to learn personal attributes like dependability and working well within a team.”

In addition, the program is designed to improve attendance, grades and students’ involvement in school, the community or the workforce. Students who complete the voluntary criteria each year will be recognized. Graduating seniors will earn special seals on their diplomas.