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Education

  • Who should be tested?

    The Marion County Board of Education has shown its support for a drug-testing program, but how it's going to be implemented hasn't been determined yet.

    According to Todd Spalding, a member of the Marion County High School site based decision-making council, teachers and staff should be tested, in addition to students.

  • MCPS is one of 388 school districts in the country to be recognized for AP achievement

  • Students awarded for outstanding grades
  • Adams is employed as business professor

     

    By Elena Groholske
    Campbellsville University student news writer

  • School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, March 28: Egg and sausage breakfast burrito with salsa and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Tuesday, March 29: Biscuit and sausage or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Wednesday, March 30: Pillsbury Maple Burstin’ Mini Pancakes and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Thursday, March 31: Granola breakfast cookie and toast or cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.

  • MCHS Students of Week
  • Junior Mister is Saturday, March 26

    The Marion County High School Beta Club is pleased to present the 6th annual Marion County Junior Mister Pageant Saturday, March 26, at 7 p.m. in the Roby Dome.

    The pageant was designed to mirror the Marion County Junior Miss competition with participants competing in interview, fitness, poise and talent competitions but this pageant was for high school boys instead of girls - hence the name "Junior Mister."

  • Superintendent Screening Committee is formed

    The Superintendent Search Screening Committee has officially been formed and the process to hire a new superintendent continues.

    After accepting nominations, parents of the school district elected Pat Neal (a Lebanon Elementary School parent) to be the minority parent representative. Because the school system's minority student population is greater than eight percent, one of the members of the screening committee must be a minority parent.

    The committee consists of the following individuals:

  • School board votes to support drug-testing

    The Marion County Board of Education unanimously voted Tuesday evening, March 8, to adopt a resolution for a drug-testing program at Marion County High School for the 2011-12 school year.

    How that drug-testing program will be implemented hasn't yet been decided, however. Passing the resolution was just the first step.

    "This is just getting it started," Board Member DeLane Pinkston said.

  • Learning by doing

    Before last week, Lebanon Elementary School just had an "old, gray wall" in its hallway, according to fifth-grader Gavin Hasty. Under the guidance of artist Pat Ritter, however, fifth-graders and kindergarteners transformed it into a mural celebrating their community.

    "It's been a really good time," Hasty said.

    Ritter spent the last two weeks guiding LES students through the creative process.