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Education

  • 3-2-16 Marion County Public Schools Writing Spotlight

     

  • Lebanon Middle competes in Beta competition

     

  • Robby Peterson selected to be WMES principal

    Robby Peterson was selected to be West Marion Elementary School’s principal Thursday evening during a special-called meeting of the Site-Based Decision Making Council/Principal Selection Committee.
    Peterson has been serving as an interim principal at WMES since last year when Paula Walston resigned on Sept. 25. Peterson previously served as assistant principal at Marion County High School, and continues to serve as athletic director at MCHS.
    See the upcoming edition of The Lebanon Enterprise for more.
     

  • School board could vote on recallable nickel by the end of March

    The Marion County Board of Education could be voting on the “recallable nickel” very soon.
    District II Board Member Kaelin Reed sent a written request to both Marion County Superintendent Taylora Schlosser and Board Chairman Mike Cecil on Wednesday, Feb. 24, asking for the following item to be placed on the board’s agenda for its March 10 meeting:
    A resolution to advise the public that the Board intends to seek a tax rate that’s in excess of the 4 percent increase authorized by KRS § 160.470(10).

  • Dance Beta is Feb. 27

    The Marion County High School Beta Club is hosting a dance-a-thon from 6 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, Feb. 27, in the Roby Dome at MCHS.
    To participate in the dance-a-thon, students must get pledges of $50 from sponsors to donate to Kosair Children's Hospital.
    All students involved in a club at MCHS are invited to participate in the dance-a-thon. The rules are simple: no sitting for six hours.
    MCHS senior Rae Mills is in charge of this event. According to Mills, the night will include more than just dancing. There will also be a variety of fun games.

  • WMES to have a turning lane by next school year

    A turning lane will be constructed in front of West Marion Elementary School sometime this summer, according to information provided by State Sen. Jimmy Higdon.

    Higdon told the Enterprise via email that the turning lane will be bid in the spring and constructed this summer.
     

  • GES goes back in time

    A. C. Glasscock Elementary School students had a surprise waiting for them when they entered the school library Friday. Standing among the bookshelves was a gigantic Tarbosaurus.

  • Idiom Day at GES

    A.C. Glasscock Elementary School recently held a special “Idiom Day.” Students and teachers dressed as idioms, which are commonly used expressions whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of its words. For example, “It’s raining cats and dogs.”

  • Are we shortchanging our kids?

    Connor Zink didn’t come to the Marion County Board of Education’s public forum Thursday evening prepared to speak.
    But, the Lebanon Elementary School fourth grader bravely raised his hand anyway.
    In a room full of adults, primarily local educators, Zink fearlessly walked up to the podium to talk about his school, but more specifically, what his school needs.
    “Our classroom is where the art room used to be,” Zink told the crowd. “There wasn’t enough room for another teacher.”

  • St. Catharine College files suit in federal court against U.S. Department of Education

    Following a unanimous vote of support by its Board of Trustees this morning, St. Catharine College today filed suit in the U.S. District Court in Louisville to compel the U.S. Department of Education to release federal student aid funds for which its students are eligible.  The College claims disbursements to it from the Department of Education are being withheld without reason and is insisting upon their payment.