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Education

  • Twenty-eight students inducted to National Honor Society
  • MCPS Audit: Room to improve

    A school's audit report doesn't usually make big headlines unless there are big problems.

    And, while there were no big problems with the Marion County Public Schools' 2010-11 audit report, the auditors did make several recommendations, all of them concerning the superintendent's travel expenditures and reimbursements.

  • SCC to observe Military Appreciation Day

    “At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month,” in 1918, the Armistice was signed to end The Great War. In declaring Nov. 11, 1919, as the first American Armistice Day, President Woodrow Wilson said:

  • College will break ground on new Hundley Library Nov. 14

    After years in the planning stage and much anticipation, St. Catharine College will break ground on the new Emily W. Hundley Library and Center for Graduate Studies at 5 p.m. on Nov. 14. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. In addition to the new library and graduate school, the $8 million facility will also house classrooms, conference rooms, study areas and a café. St. Catharine College President, William D. Huston, said the new building will be the crown jewel of the campus and the center of student life at SCC.

  • Cadet of the Month
  • Hayden wins grand champion at local fair
  • 11-9-11 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, Nov. 14: Pancake and sausage on stick with maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, Nov. 15: Scrambled eggs and two toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, Nov. 16: Granola breakfast cookie and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, Nov. 17: Baked ham and biscuit or cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.

  • Calvary Elementary Honor Rolls

    The following Calvary Elementary students earned the honor rolls for the first nine weeks of the 2011-2012 school year.
    FIRST HONOR ROLL
    • Primary: Brooklynne Bland, Christina Brady, Katie Beth Brady, Miranda Cain, Avery Cochran, Nick Elliott, Daniel Gordon, Yuna Gorie, Isabella Hayden, Michael Ryan Masterson and Olivia Mattingly.
    • Intermediate: Santana Alvarez, Mya Emmons, Lindsey Fark, Grace Farmer, Olivia Ford, Makayla Spalding, Mason Sullivan, Carly Jo Thomas and Travis Wiser.
    SECOND HONOR ROLL

  • MCPS Reading Celebration is Tuesday, Nov. 15

    The Marion County Career and Technical Student Organizations will hold their 9th annual "Share-A-Story" night from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Marion County High School. Students in grades P-6, along with their families, are invited to come and enjoy this free night of fun.

  • Town hall on school uniforms is Nov. 14

    The Marion County Board of Education wants to hear from the community about school uniforms.

    The district's uniform/dress code committee has scheduled a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at Marion County High School.

    Marion County High School Principal Stacey Hall is the facilitator for the committee.