• HCS expands lunch program to Burkhead

    Just because many children are home for the day during the summer doesn’t mean that lunch has to just be a peanut butter sandwich.

    The Summer Feeding Program at Hardin County Schools is underway and has a new expanded presence in the community. This year’s program, which allows all children 18 and younger to eat for free during the summer, has a site at G.C. Burkhead Elementary School.

  • LCHS begins search for new principal

    In the wake of the resignation of LaRue County High School Principal Paul Mullins, the school’s site-based decision-making council is “left with the difficult task of replacing” him, said council member and teacher Justin Craft.

    Mullins, after eight years at the helm of LCHS, has accepted a position as superintendent of schools in Garrard County.

    At its last meeting, the council approved an online survey to gather information from the community on “what qualities it wants in our next principal at LCHS.”

  • HCS starts summer program for middle school students

    Learning continues throughout this summer as Hardin County Schools opens more pathways to get students to graduation day.

    HCS has started a summer school program for middle school students this year. It began Monday with more than 60 middle and high school students.

  • Hiring process underway for vacant HCS principal positions

    Summer is the season of hiring for school districts, and Hardin County Schools has two leadership positions to fill in coming months.

    HCS is in the process of searching for two principals this summer. The vacancy at John Hardin High School should be filled soon, and the hiring process for the principal at New Highland Elementary School is beginning.

    Interviews for the new principal at John Hardin are taking place this week, said John Wright, HCS community relations director. A replacement could be named by next week, he said.

  • Get Ready! Camp begins in Hardin County

    Paint samples and apples might not seem like educational materials, but at the Get Ready! Camp, teachers work to inspire learning from everyday objects.

    The Get Ready! Camp, an educational camp for children from birth through age 5 and their families, began Monday. The camp, created by the Central Kentucky Community Foundation and funded by PNC Bank, runs through June.

  • Local students receive National Merit Scholarships

    Two local students recently were chosen among high school seniors across the country to receive prestigious scholarships.

    The students received National Merit Scholarships funded through the college they will be attending next school year. Kendra Ball, a recent graduate of Central Hardin High School, received a scholarship to attend Samford University in Birmingham, Ala. Katherine Fredrikson, a homeschooled student on Fort Knox, received a scholarship from Wheaton College near Chicago.

  • Nominations sought for HCS Distinguished Alumni

    Hardin County Schools is accepting applications for its 2013 class of Distinguished Alumni.

    To nominate a Hardin County Schools graduate, go to the Hardin County Schools website, www.hardin.k12.ky.us. The link to the nomination form is on the front page of the district’s website.

    Nominees must have graduated from any of the current or former Hardin County Schools no less than five years ago. The 2013 class will be honored Aug. 29 at the Historic State Theater in downtown Elizabethtown.

  • NHHS assistant takes principal post at Nelson County High School

    Landmark News Service

    BARDSTOWN — Michelle Hendricks said she could not be more delighted about her new job as principal of Nelson County High School.

  • Get Ready! Camp to start next week

    The school year has ended, but a summer of learning awaits the youngest community members.

    Get Ready! Camp, an educational program for children from birth through age 5 and their parents, begins at 11 a.m. Monday at three sites in Hardin County. The program is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, through June 28. The camp is at G.C. Burkhead Elementary School in Elizabethtown, North Park Elementary School in Radcliff and Van Voorhis Elementary School on Fort Knox.

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