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Education

  • Interviews for MCHS principal are Friday

    The Marion County school district recently hired a new superintendent and Marion County High School could soon hire a new principal.

    Monday evening, members of the MCHS site-based decision making council reviewed a total of eight applications and they plan to interview the top three candidates Friday. (Originally, 10 people applied for the job, but two withdrew.)

    Stacey Hall, Glenn Spalding and Greg Suhr are the finalists to become the next MCHS principal.

  • MCHS site-based council to interview three principal candidates

    The Marion County High School Site-Based Decision Making Council has reached the next step in its search for the next high school principal.

    Stacey Hall, Glenn Spalding and Greg Suhr are the finalists to become the next MCHS principal.

    Hall is the current assistant principal and athletics director at MCHS. He was also one of the finalists last year when the site-based council was unable to reach an agreement about who the principal should be.

  • MCHS site-based council to meet Monday

    The Marion County High School Site-Based Decision Making Council is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 16, at the high school.

    According to the meeting agenda, the council will discuss questions for the candidates to become the next high school principal, then go into executive session to discuss the candidates.

    After the executive session, the council will return to open session to set a timeline for the principal selection process.

  • Former U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao to deliver commencement address

     

  • School Menus

    Friday May 20 will be the last day cafeterias will allow meals to be charged
    BREAKFAST
    Monday, May 16: Cinnamon snack n waffle and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Tuesday, May 17: No school
    Wednesday, May 18: Sausage breakfast pizza and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Thursday, May 19: Biscuit and sausage or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.

  • Murphy is member of top scholars

     

  • Honor Rolls

    The following Glasscock Elementary School students earned the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2010-11 school year.
    All A Honor Roll
    • In grade 1: Gracie Bradshaw, Cheyenne Brady, Alexis Brown, Cheyenne Brown, Denisha Epps, Loryn Hardin, Conner Lee, Christina Mattingly, Briley Mudd, Bailey Patterson, Connor Shuck and Aryauna Sierp.

  • Glasscock Elementary Students of the Month
  • Second time's a charm

    The Marion County Board of Education unanimously voted to hire Chuck Hamilton as superintendent during a special-called meeting Thursday, May 5.

    Hamilton, who has been the Mercer County superintendent for the last two years, said being able to serve as the superintendent in his hometown is a dream come true.

    "When you look at a career in education... this is the pinnacle within a local school district," he said. "It actually is a dream come true to be able to do this in my hometown."

  • Chuck Hamilton is hired to be Marion County superintendent

    The Marion County Board of Education unanimously voted to hire Chuck Hamilton as the next superintendent during a special meeting Thursday, May 5.

    Board Chairman Michael Mullins said Hamilton is the right person for the job.