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Education

  • Glasscock Students of the Month for January
  • Chamber of Commerce to offer scholarships

    The Marion County Chamber of Commerce will once again offer three $500 scholarships for 2011 graduates of Marion County High School. Applications can be obtained at Marion County High School, Marion County Area Tech Center, Marion County Chamber of Commerce office (239 N. Spalding Ave, Lebanon) or by calling (270) 692-9594.
    Eligibility requirements:
    1. A senior at Marion County High School who will graduate in the spring of 2011.
    2. Will attend full-time or part-time at an accredited college, junior college or trade school in the fall of 2011.

  • School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, Feb. 21: Granola breakfast cookie and toast or cereal and toast, juice, milk.
    Tuesday, Feb. 22: Scrambled eggs and toast or cereal and toast, juice, milk.
    Wednesday, Feb. 23: Yogurt cup and cinnamon toast or cereal and toast, juice, milk.
    Thursday, Feb. 24: Breakfast sausage pizza and toast or cereal and toast, juice, milk.
    Friday, Feb. 25: Maple mini and toast or cereal and toast, juice, milk.
    LUNCH
    Elementary schools

  • Board begins search process

    For the second time since 2009, Marion County Public Schools are searching for a superintendent.

    On Feb. 8, the Marion County Board of Education agreed to hire Mike Oder of the Kentucky School Boards Association as a consultant during the process. According to the contract, the KSBA will receive $8,500 for its assistance with the search process.

    In response to a question from school board member Ed Hacker, Oder explained the benefit of hiring KSBA.

  • MCHS principal search underway

    The Marion County High School Site-Based Decision Making Council has renewed its search for a principal.

    Chris Brady, the interim principal and the chairman of the council, said the notice was posted on the Kentucky Department of Education website on Feb. 2. Brady said the notice must be posted for at least 30 days.

    "It will be at least a month or two before anything big happens," Brady said.

  • School board will meet Thursday evening

    The Marion County Board of Education has scheduled a special-called meeting for 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10.

    The board is scheduled to meet with Mike Oder of the Kentucky School Boards Association to develop a superintendent search plan.

    The board is also scheduled to discuss parliamentary procedures and to approve the minutes of previous meetings.

  • No school Friday, Feb. 11

    Marion County Public Schools will be closed Friday, Feb. 11, due to poor road conditions.

    The National Weather Service is predicting patchy fog before 7 a.m. Friday. The forecast is for sunny conditions with a high of 34 degrees with wind chill factors as low as zero.

    The forecast for Friday evening is for a high around 22 degrees.

  • Fiscal court approves use of funds for tech school engineer

    The Marion County Fiscal Court has approved the use of its funds to hire an engineer at the Marion County Area Technology Center.

    The court previously donated $150,000 in Local Government Economic Assistance funds to Marion County Public Schools toward the renovation of the tech center. The Marion County Board of Education postponed a decision during its Jan. 25 meeting on funding an engineering position at the tech center until it received approval from the court to use LGEA funds toward that hire.

  • Fogle will perform ‘Lil Gal, Life in Riley’


    This month at Marion Co. Public Library join us to celebrate Black History Month when we host Ruth Ann Johnson Fogle  as she performs (presents) “Lil Gal, Life in Riley” Tuesday, Feb. 22 from 6-7 p.m. All ages are welcome to attend this theatrical presentation:

  • Peters earns dean’s list