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Snap shots from the 11th Region KY NASP Tournament held at NLMS.  Calendar Adjustment:  School will be in session on Monday, February 18, 2019.  Snow scene with calendar announcing February 18th as a make-up day NLMS Band members entertained the audience with an amazing performance during the Symphonic Winds KMEA Preview Concert.  Image collage includes random photos of the band performing during the concert. Congratulations to Wyan-Pine Grove Elementary student, Jacob Culler on winning the 2019 District Spelling Bee!  Jacob Culler is pictured with trophy and all the Spelling Bee participants. Hazel Green Elementary students celebrate 100 Days of School!  Students wear hats that state they are 100 Days Smarter, enjoyed a cake shaped like 100, and made necklaces with 100 rings. Hunter Hills Elementary students celebrated the 100th Day of School with a full day of activities!  Activities included dressing as a person who is 100 years old, wearing clothes that have 100 decorations, and gym activities. London Elementary students celebrated the 100th Day of School by going vintage in style.  Students dressed as senior adults with curlers, pearls, and bow ties Sublimity Elementary students celebrated the 100th Day of School Congratulations to the NLMS Academic team on winning the Region 17 Governor’s Cup Competition! Find out about school closings and district news by downloading the free Laurel County Public Schools app Congratulations to the NLMS 6th Grade Basketball team on being crowned the KBC State Tournament Champions! Johnson Elementary students experience the arts through hands-on activities Cold Hill Elementary Principal Mrs. Gover, staff, and students spread holiday joy throughout the school The Johnson Elementary Christmas Talent Show brought holiday cheer to the audience with     amazing student performances Wyan-Pine Grove Elementary students and parents enjoyed a visit by Santa and the Grinch during their Family Reading Night Johnson Elementary 2nd grade students recently enjoyed a play at the Laurel County Public Library Gifted and Talented Students from Camp Ground Elementary work together in the STEAM Cup Challenge. The students using string and a rubber band,  design a tool to move a stack of cups. Congratulations to the Bush Elementary Boys Basketball team on being crowned the 2018 Elementary Boys Basketball champions! Congratulations to the Cold Hill Elementary Girls Basketball team on being crowned the 2018 Elementary Girls Basketball champions! Congratulations to the NLHS Cheerleaders on winning the 13th Region Cheer Competition! Big Blue Madness invaded the Bush Elementary library during Family Reading Night! Thank You to Our Veterans Congratulations to NLHS teacher Melanie Alsip on being named one of Rack Room Shoes Real Teacher of the Year winners! Miss KY Katie Bouchard stopped by Hazel Green Elementary for a visit. Congratulations to the SLHS Marching Band on being crowned the Class 4A State Champions! Wyan-Pine Grove Elementary students and staff had a great time at the Haunted Library Family Reading Night Library event! Congratulations to the NLMS 6th grade Girls Basketball team on winning 2018 6th Grade Girls State Basketball championship! Gifted and Talented 4th and 5th Grade students  successfully “broke out” of their environmental science themed breakout session.  CFI students learning real life work skills Congratulations to Mrs. Abner and her GT ART students for winning 1st place for designing and creating the best looking Chicken at the Chicken Festival!   Camp Ground Elementary students participating Appalachian Day activities A great day at Optimist Fun Day! Congratulations to Wyan-Pine Grove Elementary on being named a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School by the US Department of Education Congratulations to the NLHS Band for being crowned Reserve Grand Champion at the Cumberland Falls Invitational! London Elementary students K-5 created different dot artwork to celebrate International Dot Day! Hunter Hills elementary students and family members had fun at the first family reading night of the year! Johnson Elementary students showed their love for the "dot" as they celebrated International Dot Day! Hunter Hills Elementary students were able to watch a Monarch Butterfly emerge from its chrysalis Bush Elementary students learned about the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.  The school also displayed the Flag of Honor, which list the names of all the victims from the attacks. Keavy Elementary Recycle Team, learning how to reduce, reuse, and recycle Bus driver Shirley Mattingly reads to students as they wait to unload SLMS 7th grade students recently participated in EcoAdventures at Feltner 4H Camp Colony Elementary students are fans of the book series,  Pete the Cat Strength in sisters!  SLHS Volleyball team has seven sets of sisters playing together this  year! Camp Ground Elementary students utilizing their Chromebooks for the first time! To model the importance of a college education, SLHS staff and students enjoyed a week full of activities celebrating our state colleges.  The week culminated with faculty wearing college colors. CFI students utilizing their skills learned in the Media Arts Technology program Colony Elementary kindergarten students are ready to learn! Friends ready for school at NLHS Wyan-Pine Grove Elementary students back to school and back to learning! Johnson eagles were ready for school! Local businessman Garry Conley was recently recognized for being named the Junior Achievement Volunteer of the Year! Hunter Hills staff and students had a great first day of school! Central Office staff and administrators were ready to go back to school! London Elementary Tigers are ready for school! All smiles at Hazel Green Elementary on the first day of school!  London Elementary student Maggie Young recently celebrated her 9th birthday.  Instead of gifts, Maggie asked for donations for the Family Resource Center.  Way to go Maggie! Cold Hill Elementary students used their math skills to perform a math operation London Elementary student Annabelle Welch earns 1st place in the Cumberland Gallery Art Show-  WOW! Congratulations to our 2017-2018 class of Aspiring Administrators McDaniel Learning Center named by the KY Department of Education as an Alternative Program of Distinction NLHS student Lyjesta Buker poses beside her picture and 5th District Congressman Hal Rogers during the Congressional Art Competition’s National Reception for the 2018 winners. Summer Reading fun at Johnson Elementary! Summer fun at Colony Kindergarten Camp! The NLHS Band wowed audiences with their production of A Night on Broadway Johnson Elementary student practicing his two digit subtractions Our London Elementary and Camp Ground Elementary Derby fan are ready to run for the roses SLHS FBLA students, David Mansfield and Emily Dalton earn a trip to the FBLA Nationals in Baltimore as a result of their recent achievement-  Awesome Job! Historical figures came back to life during the Sublimity Elementary Wax Museum Congratulations to the Bush Elementary Archery Team for finishing in 2nd place at the 2018 NASP State Tournament Congratulation to the winners of Hometown Bank's Night of the Arts show. Wyan Pine student Heidi Stark displayed her artistic talent in her bottle character display of  Clara Barton, Red Cross founder Congratulations to the SLMS Volleyball team for recently winning the Gold Brackett Championship! Audiences were wowed by the Beauty and The Beast Jr production at NLHS Bus Drivers Needed Cat in the Hat paid a special visit to Wyan Pine students during Read Across America week Camp Ground Elementary students and Principal Wells had fun celebrating Read Across America week! London Elementary students and staff are having fun celebrating Read Across America week! Congratulations to the Bush Elementary Archery team for winning the NASP Region 11 tournament Hunter Hills students earned the gold medal during the Hunter Hills Elementary Reading Olympics Colony Elementary students in Mrs. Alsip's class are 100 days smarter We Love Laurel County Schools Sublimity students displayed their creativity celebrating being in school 100 days Keavy Elementary students celebrated going to school 100 days! Students at London Elementary celebrated being in school 100 days! Read with your child for 20 minutes everyday SLHS senior Ashley Bennett is focused as she puts the final touches on her painting for her Visual Arts class Industrial Maintenance Technology (IMT) students Dillan Gambrel, Chase Bowling, Chris Foley, and Chris Allen at the Laurel County Schools Center for Innovation (CFI) NLMS students who attended Science Camp dissected sharks

Superintendent's Message

Welcome to the Laurel County Schools District web site. The Teachers, Administrators, Staff, Board Members, and I share a commitment to ensure that Laurel County students receive the best educational services possible. Laurel County Schools care about our students, community and nation. We are driven to do our part to help build a prosperous future, filled with opportunity for our students. We believe in doing great things for kids!
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Governor's Cup District Champions

Congratulations Bush, Hazel Green, and Hunter Hills Academic Teams on your district wins!


Bush Elementary Academic Team-  District 105 Champs 

Bush Elementary- Governor's Cup District 105 Champions!


Hazel Green Elementary District 104 Governor's Cup Champions 

Hazel Green Elementary-  Governor's Cup District 104 Champions!


Hunter Hills Elementary District 106 Champions 

Hunter Hills Elementary-  Governor's Cup District 106 Champions!

Calendar Adjustment- School will be in Session on Monday, February 18

February 18, 2019 will be a Make-Up Day


School will be in session for students on Monday, February 18, 2019.  This will be an inclement weather make-up day.

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Character Word of the Month

February Character Word of the Month-  Honesty