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June 2, 2018

FORT GAY AREA LIONS CLUB will be hosting it's annual fund raiser JUNE 7, 2018 from 11:00AM. until 1:00PM. at the Lawrence County Extension Office.

You can eat in or have it delivered locally.

 

This year will once again consist of a Ham Chef or Chicken Chef Salad. The cost is $6.00. You can make an order by calling 638-3392 or 638-3570.

All proceeds will go to help those in need of eye glasses and or exams.

Thanks,

Lois Little

President

May 31, 2018

FREE SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM @ BLAINE ON WEDNESDAYS

 

BLAINE, Ky. -- Lawrence County Food Bank and Unity Baptist Church are partnering to provide lunches and activities for children one day a week in Blaine this summer!

Rachel Wheeler of the Food Bank was notified last week that two donors wanted to provide summer meals for the kids in Blaine this year.

Ms. Wheeler, who worked with the Summer Feeding program last summer at the Fire Department, said that she averaged feeding 15-20 kids at the Fire Department once a week and was disappointed that the program wasn’t going to be available for them this summer.

But thankfully, due to the donations, meals will now be provided on Wednesdays at the Unity Baptist Church. Ms. Wheeler said that if there is a good response from the community and lots of kids show up, then they may be able to increase the number of days that they provide the meals!

The Blaine Summer Meal Program will begin Wednesday, June 6th at the Unity Baptist Church and meals will be served from 11 am to 12 pm. Meals will be provided every Wednesday and Unity Baptist Church members will provide activities for all the kids.

Unity Baptist Church will also provide rides to and from the meals if necessary.

Please contact Ms. Rachel Wheeler at 606-624-5353 or Daniel Castle, Unity Church at 606-225-7252 if you have any questions.

 

May 24, 2018

Second annual ride WILL BEGIN @ 3:00pm

May 21, 2018

Kids Fishing Day June 2 at Yatesville Lake!

 This pic of Kid's Fishing Day was taken in 2015. This is the 10th anniversary of the popular event.This pic of Kid's Fishing Day was taken in 2015. This is the 10th anniversary of the popular event.

The 10th annual Kids Fishing Day will be held at the Yatesville Lake State Park Marina on June 2, 2018 from 9:00 am until noon.

Registration will begin at 8:30 am, and all kids 17 and under are able to participate. We ask that all children be supervised by a parent or guardian for the entire event.

The children will be able to compete for prizes in each age group for the biggest fish and most fish caught, along with a general raffle to enter.

A limited number of fishing poles and bait will be available to use, but participants are encouraged to bring their own. A free lunch will be provided thanks to local sponsors.

To pre-register or for any questions, please call the US Army Corps of Engineers Yatesville Office at 606-686-2412.

 

May 20, 2018

The LCHS Girls Soccer team is having a salad sale fundraiser on Wednesday, May 23. No need to run out for lunch....the players will deliver!!! The salads are made FRESH the morning of the sale and delivered to you. They are delicious, nutritious and not too expensive, at just $6 each!! If you plan to go out for lunch, you could always order a salad to take home for dinner!!

All proceeds are used to send the players to Morehead State University Summer Soccer Team Camp. We have 15 talented young ladies planning to attend and the cost is $410 per player, so your purchase is greatly appreciated!!! Thanks to everyone for your purchase and continued support!!

Newly hired Head Coach, Heath Webb is currently finalizing the schedule for the upcoming season and hopes to see all of you at the games!!

 

May 14, 2018

Make plans to join us for a day of fun, food and prizes. We have expanded our “Summer Safety Fest”. The event will be June 2nd, 2018 at the Louisa Main Street Park between the hours of 2pm till 4pm.

'Smokey the Bear' will be on hand to teach campfire safety and 'Bobber the Water Dog' will be talking about water safety. Learn basic first aid, Seatbelt Safety, Bicycle Safety and much more!!

There will be door prizes, FREE 1 day pool passes, balloon animals, inflatables and more!! If you complete all safety stations you can receive a “Safety Certificate”. So come out and have fun.

May 14, 2018

LCHS Basketball fundraiser is May 19

May 9, 2018

Lawrence County BOE special meeting & tentative budget work session agenda

 

 

May 10, 2018 -- 5:30 p.m.

Lawrence County High School

Louisa, Kentucky

 

AGENDA

1. CALL TO ORDER

Mission:  Every Child College and Career Ready; A Community Involved and Informed

The Pledge to the United States Flag

2. STUDENT/STAFF PRESENTATIONS/RECOGNITIONS

2.A. District Academic Teams

2.B. LMS: 2018 PLTW Distinguished School

3. COMMUNICATION

3.A. Superintendent’s Update:

3.A.1. Legislative News

3.A.2. Calendar of Events for May

4. STUDENT LEARNING AND SUPPORT SERVICES

4.A. Approve Claims and Orders of the Treasurer

4.B. Approve Consent Agenda items:

4.B.1. Per diem and expenses for board members present

4.B.2. Per diem and expenses for board members for training required by statute received at the KSBA Annual Conference, March 2nd & 3rd, 2018

4.B.3. 2018-2019 KEDC Cooperative Membership Agreement: $1969.08

4.B.4. Renewal: Amended Windstream Agreement; July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019

4.B.5. Grants:

4.B.5.a. Fallsburg FRYSC United Way grant submission; Brenda Curry

4.B.5.b.: Lawrence County Schools partnership/support for POWER Initiative Grant submission by Kentucky Dataseam Initiative to Appalachian Regional Commission; Thomas Burns, CIO

4.B.5.c. Permission for teachers to apply for KVEC Learning Innovation Grants

4.B.6. Requests:

4.B.6.a. Use of Facilities: Louisa West Elementary by Mountain Comprehensive Care (MCCC) for Summer Fun Camp; June 4-7, 2018; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Promod Bishnoi, CEO & Kathy Valee; insurance provided

4.B.6.b. Use of Facilities: Louisa Middle School parking lot by Lawrence County Youth Football League (LCYFL) for fundraising; May 20, 2018; William Prince

4.B.6.c. Overnight school trip to State Tennis Tournament, Lexington, KY; May 16 to May 18, 2018; Tennis Coaches Cindy Hay and Cassandra Webb

4.B.6.d. Fundraiser: LCHS Follies

4.C. Approve to award bid for grass mowing services

4.D. Approve to declare maintenance vehicles as surplus property

4.E. Approve to appoint agent of record for insurances

4.F. 2018-2019 TENTATIVE BUDGET WORK SESSION &
       LOCAL FACILITIES PLANNING DISCUSSION

4.F.1. Overview:  Dr. Robbie Fletcher, Superintendent

4.F.2. Local Facilities Planning Summary/Information

4.F.3. 2018-2019 Tentative Budget Update: Brandi VanHoose, Finance Director

5. PERSONNEL

5.A. Approve Creation, Abolishment, and/or Changes and Extensions regarding positions

5.B. Approve 2018-2019 Lawrence County Schools Payroll Calendar

5.C. Approve to acknowledge receipt of Superintendent's Personnel Action/Update

6. ADJOURNMENT

 

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