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District News

North Laurel Middle Band Recognized as a Top Band in the State!

NLMS Symphonic Band

Members of the NLMS Symphonic Winds with Director Bret McIntosh

Keavy Staff Members Are Ready to Ride The Energy Bus

Keavy Energy Bus Staff Photo

Keavy Elementary staff posing with their energy bus banner after reading the book, The Energy Bus

NLHS FFA Earns Honors at KY Envirothon Competition


NLHS FFA A Team members:  Tyler Purvis, Keaton Hayre, Katie Fortney, Alainey Robinson and Lennox Brinks

Click HERE to view live graduation coverage from North Laurel High School and South Laurel High School

Graduation Cap image

CFI Students Earn Statewide Honor at SkillsUSA Conference

CFI Students Earn Honors at SkillsUSA conference

Pictured L-R:  Mrs. Chandra Lawson, engineering faculty, Trevor Jones, Derek Cobb, Mr. Gary Karr, industrial faculty, Jared Bartley, Kaylie Smith, Caleb Hopper, Anna Reid, Trendon Ball, and Mr. Shane Smith, media faculty.


Certified LEOSA Security Response Team

LEOSA Volunteers

Pictured from L to R:  Superintendent Bennett, Johnny Phelps, Jimmy Phelps, Joe Schenkenfelder, Dan Smoot, Millard Root, Charlie Loomis, and Bobby Day.  

Congratulations to our first certified LEOSA Security Response Team class! This class represents over 225 combined years of law enforcement and security expertise.  The group is comprised of retired detectives and law enforcement officers from KY State Police, Sheriff and City Police, Bureau of Prisons, and private security firms.  

Night of the Arts, March 26-29


Nights of the Arts






School Safety

School Safety Statement

Public Statement Regarding NLMS Threat on 2-17-2018

Statement from Dr. Doug Bennett, Superintendent of Laurel County Schools


“On Saturday, February 17, a NLMS student made a threat against other students.  Kentucky State Police arrested the student who is lodged in the Breathitt Detention Center on the Charge of Terroristic Threatening 2nd degree. The Laurel County School District safety protocol was followed in assisting the KSP.

We take all threats seriously and exercise every possible measure to keep our students and staff safe.”



NO SCHOOL- Friday, December 2, 2018

Laurel County District Spelling Bee, 6:30 pm at SLMS

District Spelling Bee, January 23, 6:00 pm at SLMS


NO SCHOOL-Friday, January 19, 2018 due to road conditions

NO SCHOOL- Thursday, January 18, 2018

NO SCHOOL- Thursday, January 18, 2018

Academic Meets Cancelled

All Academic Meets cancelled January 16, 2018


No School- Tuesday, January 16, 2018


No School-Friday January 5, 2018 due to road conditions


No School


No School-Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Cold Hill Elementary Teacher Recipient of Kappa Delta Pi Teacher of Honor

Melanie Callahan Kappa Delta Pi Teacher of Honor

Melanie Callahan, Kappa Delta Pi Teacher of Honor recipient 

CFI Accepting Applications for Student Enrollment

CFI Rectangle Logo

SLHS Student Earns Perfect ACT Score

SLHS student Lucas Maxey earns Perfect ACT score

CFI Provides Emergency Medical Services Training

Emergency Medical Logo

Earth Science Training Sept. 22, 2017

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High Attendance Day-September 20

High Attendance Day September 20th

College Fair at Laurel County Public Library

College Fair September 25th at Laurel County Public Library

Laurel County Elementary Basketball Tournament Bracket Basketball
New Immunization/Health Requirements

New Immunization/Health Requirements

NLHS Presents Beauty and the Beast Jr

NLHS Presents Beauty and the Beast Jr

NLHS Band Presents: A Night on Broadway

NLHS Band Presents:  A Night on Broadway

Laurel County Student Excels at Gatton Academy

Bronson McQueen Excels at Gatton Academy

Bronson McQueen will graduate from The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University

Young Smiles is Offering Dental Services to Middle and High School Students

Dental Care Now Be Offered to Middle and High School Students

CFI Students Attend 2018 HOSA Conference

CFI HOSA Students at State HOSA Convention

CFI students in the Health Science program at the Laurel County Center for Innovation attended the 2018 HOSA Conference

Brittain's Butterfly 5K and Fun Run May 19th

Brittain's Butterfly 5k and fun run

Cold Hill will be holding Brittain's Butterfly 5K and Fun Run in honor of Stephanie Brittain.

Saturday, May 19th, Fun Run begins at 8:30 AM and the race begins at 9:15 AM.

Location: 70 Souls Harbour Way, London, KY

Race Registration Fee $20.00, Fun Run $10.00

Registration form and additional information.

Summer Feeding Information

Summer Feeding Ad

WYMT Report on the Laurel County Schools Center for Innovation Eclipse Project
Laurel County Schools Statement on Copy-Cat Threats

Copy-Cat Threat Statement



The South Laurel Middle School Drama Department proudly presents

SLMS The Snow White Variety Show

You are invited to attend our school matinee performances held on March 12 and 14 on the
campus of SLMS!

Performances will begin at 10:00am and 1:00pm each day. The show runs
approximately an hour and fifteen minutes long.

Tickets are $2 for students and can be reserved
by emailing or calling Shawn Sizemore at SLMS. shawn.sizemore@laurel.kyschools.us

Cell Phone: 606.312.3537 School Phone: 606.862.4745

SLHS DECA Students Earn Honors at Regional Career Conference

SLHS Deca Students

2017 Solar Eclipse
Students at SLHS Earn Honors at the Bluegrass Regional High School Art Show

SLHS Art Collage EKU Winners

Pictured is Kiley Collett beside her cereamics piece, "Tainted Love."  Also, pictured is a ceramic piece titled "Tree of Knowledge" created by Sadie Durant.

SLHS Southern Talent Art Show

SLHS Southern Talent Art Show




Held in the South Laurel High School Auditorium

Gallery hours

March 12th thru the 14th from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm

March 15th and 16th 8:00 am to 3:30 pm and 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

March 17th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Awards and Reception March 18th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm


London Elementary presents Junie B. Jones the Musical Jr.

Junie B. Jones the Musical

Preschool Information

Preschool Registration

Kindergarten Enrollment

Kindergarten Enrollment Information

CFI Students Provide Public Health Presentations

Students in  the Allied Health Science Program presented at The Future of Public Health in Kentucky

Top right picture L-R:  Haley Smith, Autumn Smith, Caitlin Barton, and Drew Collett collaborating to present on the public health crisis of substance abuse, drug addiction, and prevention.

Bottom left picture  L-R: Lindsey Gregory, Landen Roark, and Veronica Vanover provided public health presentations on Youth Smoking, Juvenile Diabetes, and Alcohol Abuse and Prevention.