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Education

  • Skaggs makes president’s honor list

    Angela Marie Skaggs of Lebanon was recently added to Campbellsville University’s president’s honors list for the spring 2012 semester, according to an announcement from Dr. Frank Cheatham, vice president for academic affairs at Campbellsville University.
    The academic honors’ list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours. Students achieving a 4.0 grade point average are named to the president’s honors list.
     

  • School will start on time

    Renovation work at Marion County High School won't be entirely finished by Wednesday, Aug. 8, the first day of school, but school will start as planned, according to Marion County Superintendent Dr. Chuck Hamilton.

    "All classrooms will be ready," he said. "The hallways may be with temporary lighting in places the first few days of school. Restrooms will be completed."

  • Superintendent, school board discusses visions, goals

    School starts for local public school students exactly one week from today.

    (Yes, school will, indeed, be starting on time. See related story on page A1.)

    So, it seems fitting that the Marion County Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Chuck Hamilton spent time last week reviewing and discussing the district's vision and goals during a special called meeting Thursday, July 26. (Board Member Bernard Miles was not in attendance.)

  • Superintendent, school board discusses visions, goals

    School starts for local public school students exactly one week from today.

    So, it seems fitting that the Marion County Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Chuck Hamilton spent time last week reviewing and discussing the district's vision and goals during a special called meeting Thursday, July 26. (Board Member Bernard Miles was not in attendance.)

  • Cornerstone Daycare children learn the importance of soil conservation
  • MCHS Honor Rolls

    The following Marion County High School students achieved recognition for the fourth nine weeks of the 2011-12 school year.
    First honor roll

  • School system receives $11,500 WHAS Crusade for Children grant

    The Marion County Public School system recently received a $11,500 grant for the 2012-13 school year, according to Deborah Spalding, director of special education/preschool.
    “WHAS has been so wonderful to our district as a whole, supporting many other organizations with needs within our community,” Spalding said. “Our students will greatly benefit through this grant...”
    According to Spalding, the grant funds will be used for reading and math programs.

  • Ewing receives promotion

     

  • Watts and Rahn receive scholarships

    Jama Watts and Marh Rahn, employees of the Marion County Public Library, have been named recipients of a Library Science Tuition Scholarship.
    Watts received a $1,000 scholarship. She is attending the University of Kentucky. Rahn received a $500 scholarship and is attending Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

  • Local students help build Habitat home in Louisville

    On July 14, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer joined Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville at 2609 West Madison Street in the Russell neighborhood to celebrate construction of the organization’s 377th home in the Louisville area.
    Local High school students from the Governor’s Scholars Program constructed the home in four weeks. Established in 1983, the Governor’s Scholars Program celebrated its 30th summer in Kentucky by partnering with Habitat for Humanity to build the home as a service project.
    Participating local students include: