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Education

  • Drug testing committee learning from others

    Rather than starting from scratch, the Marion County Public Schools Drug Testing Implementation Committee has sought input from other communities that have drug testing in place.

    On April 14, Isaac Frye of the Washington County Heartland Coalition, nurse Phyllis Gentry from Nelson County High School, and Adair County High School Principal Troy Young met with the Marion County drug testing committee.

    While there are differences in the details, all three said drug testing has been a deterrent for students.

  • Board approves 2011-12 school calendar

    The Marion County Board of Education voted to approve the 2011-12 school calendar Thursday, but the decision wasn't unanimous.

    The board had two calendars to choose from, and the main differences between the two were concerning the starting day, fall break, and Thanksgiving and Christmas breaks. After more than a 30-minute discussion, the calendar chosen by the majority of the board wasn't the calendar Board Chairman Michael Mullins thought was best for students.

  • Super search

    Twenty-three people (18 men and five women) have applied to be Marion County's next superintendent. The screening committee held its first meeting in closed session Thursday to begin reviewing the applications.

  • Campus to go tobacco-free July 1

    People on the St. Catharine College campus will be able to breathe a little easier after July 1. That’s when a new tobacco-free policy goes into effect for all students, faculty, staff and visitors. The policy targets all forms of tobacco including smokeless tobacco products.

  • Local students compete at Regonal FFA Day

    On March 17, 15 FFA members traveled to Elizabethtown Community College to compete in the annual Lincoln Trail Region FFA Day.  
    This allows students to showcase their skills in a variety of speaking contests and parliamentary procedure.  
    As a result of their efforts, two members advanced to state competition at the Kentucky FFA State Convention in Lexington on June 7.
    The two members that will advance to state are: Cody Rakes - Crop Impromptu - Superior 1st; Paige Hardin - Dairy Impromptu - Superior 2nd.  

  • SCMS students attend State Jr. Beta Convention, will compete in nationals
  • ADN Program receives NLNAC accreditation

    The Nursing Faculty at St. Catharine College are excited to announce that the Associate Degree Nursing Program has been granted initial accreditation from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) through 2015.
    This achievement represents a multi-year effort on the part of the Nursing faculty, as well as invaluable contributions from our students, advisory board, and the SCC community.

  • MCHS Students of Week
  • School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, April 18: Pillsbury Fruit Frudel Turnovers and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Tuesday, April 19: Assorted yogurt cups and cinnamon toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Wednesday, April 20: Granola breakfast cookie and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Thursday, April 21: Biscuit and milk gravy or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.

  • Glasscock Elementary Students of the Month