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Education

  • 5-6-15 Marion County Public Schools Writing Spotlight

    Prompt: Your community has been discussing the idea of implementing a “One-to-One Initiative,” which means all students would receive a device to use for school. Write a speech to your community members in which you persuade them whether or not they should support the One-to-One initiative.
         
    By Nicholas Sandusky
    Freshman in Amy Mattingly’s class at Marion County High School
          

  • Special-called school board meeting this afternoon

    The Marion County Board of Education has scheduled a special-called meeting for 4 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at the board office.

    The agenda includes the following:

    • Call to order

    • Pledge of Allegiance/moment of silence

    • Communications

    - School data reports

    - Preschool expansion

    - Salary comparison charts

    - Non-traditional instructional program

    • Student learning services

  • Kentucky gains a second historically black college

    By Brent Schanding
    The State Journal

    A small Louisville college could rival Kentucky State University in recruiting and educating black students in the Commonwealth and beyond.
    Earlier this week, administrators at Simmons College of Kentucky — a private four-year college whose campus is largely tucked into a block of the Limerick community near downtown Louisville — announced it had gained status from the U.S. Department of Education as a historically black college.

  • Habits of effective students (and teachers)

    Calvary Elementary School fifth-graders Charli Brockman and Ally Mattingly talk about the importance of being proactive, synergizing and putting first things first.
    Those are three of the seven habits that are part of The Leader in Me program, which has been implemented at Calvary and Glasscock elementary schools during the 2014-15 academic year.
    Mattingly said her teachers have included the habits throughout the year.

  • 4-29-15 Marion County Public Schools Writing Spotlight


  • Marion County Area Technology Center April Students of the Month
  • 4-29-15 School Menus

    Breakfast
    MCHS additional menu item: assorted Pop-tart or cereal bar grab and go breakfast served in lobby daily
    Monday, May 4 - Mini pancakes with maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, strawberry cup, apple, juice and milk
    Tuesday, May 5 - Chicken and biscuit and toast or assorted cereal and toast, grape cluster, pear slices, juice and milk
    Wednesday, May 6 - Assorted Pop-tart and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, juice, pineapple, peach cup and milk

  • 4-H speech contest winners announced

    Below are the Marion County 4-H Speech Contest winners:
    9 Year Olds
    Champion – Brooklyn Gaddie (LES), My First Turkey
    Reserve Champion – Elizabeth Russell (St. Augustine), My Minnie Melanie
    10 Year Olds
    Champion – Morgan Schooling (GES), A Rose Between Two Thorns     
    Reserve Champion – Cody Ballard (LES),  Boys Dance Too
    11 Year Olds
    Champion – Haley Sparkman (GES), The Perfect Snow Day to Me

  • Bickett wins 4-H speech contest
  • Upcoming events at Bethlehem

    Alumni weekend will be Friday night, July 31 at 6:30 p.m. in the Bethlehem cafeteria. All classes ending in a five or a zero will be attending and the Class of 1965 will celebrate their 50th graduation year. On Saturday, Aug. 1 at noon, the Class of 1965 will be honored with a luncheon. Invitations will be sent out soon.
    “Meet the Eagles” night will be at the Bardstown Country Club at Maywood on Saturday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. All former football players, coaches, parents and friends are invited. Guest speaker is John Rabinowitz, a NFL agent.