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Education

  • Beta talent winners competing in Florida

    Abi Adams, vocalist, Gabe Nelson, piano, and Nick Martin, cello, performed recently during the Marion County Music Fest. The trio won first place in the state Beta special talent division in February and left this week to compete at the national competition in Orlando, Florida this week. They placed fourth at the national level last summer in New Orleans.

    India Young, Maddie Spalding and Will Blake will also be competing at the National Beta Convention in Orlando, Florida.
     

  • Fitness is Fun Camp

    Fitness is Fun camp got students active throughout the week playing fun and exciting games. They also made time to create crafts and eat healthy snacks. The group also attended a Lexington Legends baseball game.

  • Media Arts Camp

    This year, the Media Arts Camp partnered with the Migrant Education Program to provide opportunities for a variety of students in Marion County. Students participated in team building activities and created videos in iMovie to promote the camp and friendship. Throughout the week they visited KET studios and the Muhammed Ali Center.

  • Superintendent exceeding school board’s expectations

    Marion County Superintendent Taylora Schlosser continues to do an “exemplary” job, according to the members of the Marion County Board of Education who conducted Schlosser’s performance evaluation on June 14.
    After meeting in closed session for more than two hours, the board (minus Board Member Peggy Downs who was not in attendance due to her mother’s passing) reconvened in open session and Board Chairman Butch Cecil read the board’s summative evaluation statement out loud.

  • MCPS providing free books through literacy campaigns

    Through the use of three separate summer literacy programs, Marion County Superintendent Taylora Schlosser and Marion County Public Schools are trying to ensure that children throughout Marion County have ample access to reading material during the summer months.
    Young people in the county have already started receiving free books from the school district and will see more in the near future through three programs: the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, Scholastic’s My Books Summer program, and a preschool summer readiness program.

  • Local students named to dean’s, president’s lists

    The academic honors’ dean’s and president’s lists for the spring 2017 semester has been announced by Dr. Donna Hedgepath, Campbellsville University’s vice president for academic affairs.
    • Dean’s list - from Lebanon: Alexandria Abell, a junior; Kimberly Bowen, a senior; Lindsey Browning, a senior; Lindsey Buckman, a junior; Jacob Burdette, a senior; Allye Hamilton, a senior; Amanda Hamilton, a senior; Kaleb Ibarra, a junior; John Spalding, a junior; Kenlee Stout, a sophomore; and Taylor Wright, a sophomore.

  • Blandford named to dean’s list

     

  • Adams and Camp receive scholarships
  • St. Peter Claver Ladies #373 award McGuire and Richerson a $500 scholarship

     

    Marion County High School students Alyssa McGuire and Michael Richerson, each received a $500 scholarship from the Saint Peter Claver Ladies #373 of Saint Augustine Church, Lebanon. This was made possible through the generous donations to their Dollar 1 Month Club.
     

  • Calvary Elementary School Honor Rolls

    The following Calvary Elementary School students earned the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year:

    First honor roll