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At the beginning of the 2015-16 school year, the pods will be gone and students will begin class in the new Louisa County High School.

Class of 2015 says goodbye to pods

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 9:00 am

The weather forecast is looking bright for Friday evening’s graduation commencement at the Louisa County High School Football Stadium. But even if were to rain, there is no doubt that the 330 members of this particular group would take it in stride and, somehow, make it work. “I’m so excited for them,” said first year LCHS Principal Lee Downey. “The biggest word that comes to my mind when describing this

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  • Louisa Public Schools prepare to name 2015 Educator of the Year

    Posted on April 30, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Louisa County Public Schools will name the 2015 William G. Thomas Educator of the Year on May 7.  The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. in the Louisa County Middle School Forum. The six finalists including Sarah Amick of Louisa County High School, Richard Dye of Louisa County Middle School, Laura Steere of Moss-Nuckols Elementary School, Laurie Corker of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, Carrie Jenkins of Jouett Elementary School and

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  • Mineral Baptist Church to open Christian school

    Posted on April 16, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Mineral Baptist Church currently offers a pre-school program and has now expanded to include kindergarten. The hope is that the school will eventually expand through 12th grade.

    The congregation at Mineral Baptist Church is taking a leap of faith as its members prepare to open a Christian school, beginning with kindergarten this year. “We are hoping the program becomes a K-12 eventually,” said Kelly Taylor, who is a member of the school study committee and is serving as one of the interim school board members.  “We decided to begin with kindergarten to capitalize on the students currently

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  • Longer hours ahead for Louisa County students

    Posted on March 13, 2015 at 12:01 am

    Louisa students have enjoyed nine fewer school days in the past few weeks and five two-hour delays as wintery weather has made its mark on the county. But there is a price to pay for all of that sleeping in and extra fun in the snow. Those hours will have to be made up—but in small increments. School officials sent letters home to parents on Tuesday, March 3 outlining the

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  • Education Foundation to offer scholarships to Louisa’s Class of 2015

    Posted on March 5, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Louisa Education Foundation recently announced that scholarship funds totaling $10,000 are available this year to be awarded to members of Louisa County High School’s Class of 2015.   This includes $5,000 in LEF scholarships, the $500 Cutright Track Scholarship, the $500 Michelle Jividen Memorial Scholarship and BIO-CAT’s  Huffman Memorial Scholarship Award of $5,000.  All available scholarships have been made possible by either private donations, or from proceeds of LEF fundraising

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  • School is all about a lifetime of learning

    Posted on February 26, 2015 at 9:00 am

    From the desk of Dr. Deborah Pettit, LCPS division superintendent The goal of Louisa County Public Schools is to prepare each of our students for a lifetime of learning. We want Louisa’s next generation to succeed in their careers– and that means something different for different students. Increasingly, education is about maximizing achievement for each individual student, and nowhere is that more evident than the high school level. In recent

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  • Redistricting in a nutshell

    Posted on January 29, 2015 at 9:00 am

    With recent growth in certain areas of the county, Louisa County Public Schools has initiated a redistricting effort for the 2015-2016 school year. The goal of this process is to have actual student enrollment better matched for the student capacity at each of our four elementary schools. This process will not affect high school and middle school students. After the consideration of staff and multiple meetings of the redistricting committee,

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