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  • School board receives superintendent recommendations

    The Marion County Board of Education had the weekend to review the recommendations of the superintendent search committee. The next step for the board members is to identify who they will interview for the vacant position.
    The school board received recommendations from the search committee members during a special-called meeting on July 3 at the board of education office.

  • MCPS has a new leader

    Taylora Schlosser made history Thursday, July 11, when she was hired to become the first female superintendent for Marion County Public Schools.
    And while that distinction definitely puts a smile on her face, she said it’s not about her gender, it’s about what she can accomplish.
    “It’s not about being a male or female… It’s about getting the job done,” Schlosser said.

  • School board meeting at 5 p.m. with search committee

    The Marion County Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. with the superintendent search committee.

    A majority of the meeting is scheduled to be in executive session, as the search committee will be presenting its recommendations to the school board. The school board is not required to followed the search committee's recommendations, however.

    The executive sessions falls under KRS 61.80(1)(f), which pertains to discussions or hearings that might lead to the hiring, firing or dismissal of an employee.

  • Hagan wins outstanding student poster award


  • Marion County FFA travels to State FFA Convention
  • School districts set blistering pace in adopting new attendance standard

    Kentucky school districts are racing to adopt the new “Graduate Kentucky” standard to keep students attending school through age 18 or until they earn a high school diploma. Since Tuesday, June 25, the first day for school boards to adopt the policy, 75 districts, including Marion County, have updated the antiquated compulsory attendance standard of age 16.
    Governor Steve Beshear, First Lady Jane Beshear and Education Commissioner Terry Holliday commended the districts for their speed in changing their policies.

  • A new Mann for the job

    Buffy Mann has been a teacher for 21 years at Lebanon Middle School, but this year she will be wearing a different hat and at a different school.

    Mann was recently hired to become the principal of St. Charles Middle School.

    John Brady, who has been the principal at SCMS since August of 2003, is retiring, effective Sept. 1.

    Mann has hit the ground running, already meeting with the school's teachers individually and discussing goals for the upcoming year. 

  • School board hires interim superintendent for MCPS

    The Marion County Board of Education might have thought it was experiencing deŽjaˆ vu Tuesday, June 25, when it voted 3-1 in favor of hiring Steve Burkich as the acting superintendent of Marion County Public Schools.

      In February of 2011, the board did the exact same thing.

      But, last week's decision was not unanimous. Board member DeLane Pinkston cast the lone dissenting vote.

  • 6-26-13 Honor Rolls

    The following Marion County High School students earned the honor roll for the last nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year.
    First honor roll