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Education

  • Tech center offers opportunities for students

    As students begin to think about scheduling for the next school year, parents and high school students should consider the programs at the Marion County Area Technology Center.  The primary goal of the MCATC is to enhance career exploration options for secondary students and to provide technical skills training that lead to successful post high school transition.  Students are provided the opportunity for transition into advanced programs, development of employability, readiness and leadership skills while incorporating practical application of academic skills.

  • Conference will be held at The Brown Hotel and St. Catharine College
  • 3-6-13 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, March 11: Pancake and sausage on a stick w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, peaches, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, March 12: Granola breakfast cookie and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, fruit cocktail, variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, March 13: Scrambled eggs and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, grape cluster, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, March 14: Milk gravy and biscuit or cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.

  • Scholarships available to high school students

    • Central Kentucky Community Action will again offer educational awards for graduating high school seniors and GED recipients in our eight county service area.
    These educational awards will be given in the form of Scholarships to assist with tuition while attending a four-year college, a two-year college, or a technical school.

  • Junior Mister is March 23

    The 8th annual Marion County High School Beta Junior Mister competition will be at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 23, in the MCHS gymnasium.
    This year's theme is "The Rock of Ages" and features all of the great hair band music of the 1970s and 80s. There are 22 young men in the show this year, which is the largest program to date.

  • Girls’ Sweet 16 could impact school calendar

    The Marion County Board of Education will be approving some amendments to the school calendar next week, which could include a day off school for the KHSAA Girls Sweet 16 basketball tournament.
    Marion County Superintendent Dr. Chuck Hamilton recommended to the board during its Feb. 26 meeting to dismiss school if the Marion County High School Lady Knights make it the second round of the state tourney.

  • School district’s tobacco-free policy not being enforced

    All of Marion County’s public schools have a tobacco-free policy.
    The policy has been in place since 2000.
    But, it’s not being followed, and that makes Marion County Board of Education Chairman Michael Mullins angry.
    “We’ve been taking credit for something we’re not. I don’t think we should be doing that,” Mullins said during the Feb. 26 school board meeting.

  • Superintendent recommends school calendar amendments for snow days, girls state basketball tourney

    Marion County Superintendent Dr. Chuck Hamilton made several recommendations regarding the school calendar during Tuesday night's school board meeting, including the possible dismissal of school if the Marion County High School Lady Knights make it to the second round of the KHSAA Girls Sweet Sixteen basketball tournament.

  • Quick Recall and Future Problem Solving teams place first in district competition

     

  • ACT test to be given to juniors

    As mandated by KRS 158.6453, all of Kentucky’s public school juniors now participate in the ACT, which assesses English, reading, mathematics and science and is scored on a scale of 1 to 36. The cost of the exam is paid for by state funds.
    KRS 158.6453 mandates that Kentucky’s public school students participate in the Educational Planning and Assessment System (EPAS) from ACT. The state assesses public school 8th graders using the EXPLORE test, public school 10th graders with the PLAN test and public school 11th graders through the ACT.