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Education

  • Education by Design

    Craig O'Daniel has gained a new perspective on the world because of his participation in Project Lead the Way, a program designed to encourage students with an interest in science, technology, engineering and math.

    "I learned a lot about the design process, and how to look at everyday objects and think of ways to make them better," O'Daniel said.

    He was one of the eight Marion County High School students who recently completed the capstone project, which is considered the culmination of the program.

  • Student drug-testing meeting leads to questions galore

    Before a drug-testing program can be implemented at Marion County High School lots of questions need to be answered; the main one being who exactly is going to be drug-tested.

    The Drug Testing Implementation Committee began discussing that very issue during its first meeting Thursday at the Marion County Board of Education. While some school districts only test athletes, other schools test all students involved in extra-curricular activities, as well as students who drive to school.

  • Marion County Screening Committee to meet April 14

    The Superintendent Screening Committee for Marion County Public Schools will meet at 4:45 p.m. at the Marion County Board of Education.

    The committee consists of the following individuals:

    - Ed Hacker           Board representative

    - Brad Mattingly     Parent representative

  • Two Republicans seek to become Secretary of State

     

  • St. A hopes to grow with new tuition plan

    St. Augustine Principal Alicia Riggs wants to see the school's enrollment grow, and she thinks school officials have come up with a plan to make that happen.

    For the next three years, families with one child in kindergarten through the eighth grade will pay $2,000 per year. Families with two children will pay $4,000 and families with three or more children will pay $5,500 annually. St. Augustine is also waiving its registration fee and textbook fees for next year.

  • Program provides boost and inspiration taking applications

    For 24 years, nearly 600 women across Appalachia have been learning they have the strength and courage to finish their education and to build the self-esteem they need to find their potential.  At no cost to them, women who find themselves in transition and are seeking to be inspired and build their confidence are doing just that through the New Opportunity School for Women (NOSW) in Berea.

  • St. A has three championship teams in Book Bee competition
  • Glasscock’s Students of the Month for February
  • School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, April 4: Pillsbury Maple Burstin’ Mini Pancakes and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Tuesday, April 5: Biscuit and milk gravy or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Wednesday, April 6: Assorted Poptarts and cinnamon toast or cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.

    LUNCH
    Monday, April 4: Deli turkey or tuna sandwich, corn on the cob, potatoes, assorted fruit, cookie, milk.

  • MCHS Students of Week