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Education

  • Wilkerson and Bartley are winners
  • Board denies WMES principal's request to rescind her resignation

    Paula Walston, who resigned from her position as principal at West Marion Elementary School on Friday, Sept. 25, requested that the Marion County Board of Education rescind her resignation during a special-called meeting Monday, Oct. 12.

    The board unanimously declined her request.

    Prior to the meeting, the Enterprise asked Walston why she was making the request.

  • 10-7-15 School Menus

    Breakfast
    Monday, Oct. 12: No school – staff day
    Tuesday, Oct. 13: Whole grain chocolate chip muffin and toast or assorted cereal and toast, pineapple, peach cup, variety of juice and, milk.
    Wednesday, Oct. 14: Bacon, egg slider and toast or assorted cereal and toast, pear slices, grape cluster, variety of juice, and milk.
    Thursday, Oct. 15: Sausage breakfast pizza and toast or assorted cereal and toast, fruit cocktail, applesauce, variety of juice, and milk.

  • Members of the 1,000 Point Club
  • St. Charles Middle School students visit state capitol
  • MCPS is making the grade

    There’s reason to celebrate in Marion County, according to Superintendent Taylora Schlosser.
    The latest K-PREP test scores, which were released Thursday, Oct. 1, by the Kentucky Department of Education, show that Marion County Public Schools is a distinguished school district.
    “These results show we are focused on kids and student learning,” Schlosser said. “I really think it’s something to celebrate.”
    Marion County is ranked 42 among the 173 school districts in the state with an overall score of 70.8.

  • Local teacher a semifinalist for 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

    Nine outstanding teachers from across the state, including Sarah Lockard, a teacher at A.C. Glasscock Elementary School, are semifinalists for the 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc. announced today.
    Winners of the Elementary, Middle and High School Teacher of the Year Awards, in addition to the overall 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year, will be announced at a ceremony at 10 a.m., on Oct. 20, in the rotunda of the capitol building in Frankfort.

    Competing for elementary teacher of the Year are:

  • MCPS is making the grade

    There’s reason to celebrate today in Marion County.
    According to the latest K-PREP test scores, which were released today by the Kentucky Department of Education, Marion County Public Schools is a “distinguished” school district.
    “These results show we are focused on kids and student learning,” Superintendent Taylora Schlosser said. “I really think it’s something to celebrate.”
    Marion County is ranked 42 out of 173 school districts in the state with an overall score of 70.8.

  • Library rolls out new Bookmobile

    The Marion County Public Library has a new ride.
    After 22 years of driving the same Bookmobile, a 1993 Chevrolet box truck, the library unveiled its new set of wheels last week - a 2015 Ford Transit decked out with graphics and larger than life photographs of local library patrons.
    According to Amy Morgeson, the library director, the new Bookmobile was needed because the previous vehicle had a lot of wear on it and the heating and air-conditioning were on the fritz, as well.

  • SCMS students receive t-shirts for their dedication to college, career readiness