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Education

  • Superintendent's evaluation scheduled for Monday

    The Marion County Board of Education has scheduled a special-called meeting for 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at the board of education office, 755 E. Main Street in Lebanon.

    The agenda includes an executive session pursuant to KRS 156.557(4) regarding preliminary discussions relating to the evaluation of a superintendent. 

    According to the agenda, after the executive session,  the board will give its summative evaluation of Superintendent Taylora Schlosser.

  • 7-30-14 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Wednesday, Aug. 6: Assorted Poptart and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, pineapple, strawberry cup, milk.
    Thursday, Aug. 7: Biscuit and sausage and toast or assorted cereal and toast, fruit cocktail, cinnamon maple applesauce, variety of juice, milk.
    Friday, Aug. 8: Cinnamon bun and toast or assorted cereal and toast, peaches, sliced pears, variety of juice, milk.
    MCHS Additional menu item: Assorted Poptart or cereal bar.
    LUNCH
    Elementary schools

  • 7-30-14 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Wednesday, Aug. 6: Assorted Poptart and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, pineapple, strawberry cup, milk.
    Thursday, Aug. 7: Biscuit and sausage and toast or assorted cereal and toast, fruit cocktail, cinnamon maple applesauce, variety of juice, milk.
    Friday, Aug. 8: Cinnamon bun and toast or assorted cereal and toast, peaches, sliced pears, variety of juice, milk.
    MCHS Additional menu item: Assorted Poptart or cereal bar.
    LUNCH
    Elementary schools

  • NRCS visits Cornerstone to Learning Daycare
  • Sure shots compete in Spencer and Adair counties

     

  • MCHS students’ ACT average is on the rise

    In three of five categories, MCHS posted its highest scores since the Kentucky Department of Education required all high school juniors to take the test.
    That includes an overall average of 19.5.
    "I wish it was across the board with every area, but it's basically in three of the five areas, we've had the highest ACT scores. And the biggest one we're looking at is that composite score," Marion County High School Principal Mike Abell said.

  • School lawsuit could be heading to mediation

    Marion County Public Schools have more time to respond to a lawsuit filed by parents who have accused district employees of abusing special needs children.
    But the case might be resolved through mediation.
    The complaint was filed June 12 in Marion Circuit Court on behalf of Paul and Virginia Boone of Lebanon, Elizabeth J. Johnson of St. Francis and Stacey Hall of Lebanon. They are all parents of special needs children who attend or have attended Marion County High School. Hall is also the former principal of the high school.

  • Troops visit New Hope Fire Department
  • McKinney makes dean’s list
  • MCHS receives arts education grant

    Marion County High School was one of 14 Kentucky schools to receive a fiscal year 2015 Teaching Art Together grant from the Kentucky Arts Council recently. The $600 grant will be used to conduct artist residencies with students during the first half of the school year.
    The Teaching Art Together grant allows teachers across the Commonwealth to collaborate with practicing, professional artists from the arts council’s Teaching Artist Directory to design and implement one- to four-week residencies.