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Education

  • Second time's a charm

    The Marion County Board of Education unanimously voted to hire Chuck Hamilton as superintendent during a special-called meeting Thursday, May 5.

    Hamilton, who has been the Mercer County superintendent for the last two years, said being able to serve as the superintendent in his hometown is a dream come true.

    "When you look at a career in education... this is the pinnacle within a local school district," he said. "It actually is a dream come true to be able to do this in my hometown."

  • Chuck Hamilton is hired to be Marion County superintendent

    The Marion County Board of Education unanimously voted to hire Chuck Hamilton as the next superintendent during a special meeting Thursday, May 5.

    Board Chairman Michael Mullins said Hamilton is the right person for the job.

  • Lebanon Elementary STARS

     

    The Lebanon Elementary STARS (Students That Are Radically Sensational) for February are front row, from left, Gavin Bardin, Ivonne Cruz, Chloe Hovious, Brooklyn Gaddie, and Antonio Douglas; second row, Austyn Washburn, Billy Wrenn, and Kayla Garrett; third row, Jorge Morales, Jon Hillman, Ana Wrenn, and Parker Jones; and back row: Jordan Sims, Will Mattingly, Taylor Webb, and McKenzie Bagwell. Absent from picture is Dawson Bright.

  • Marion County High School JROTC places second in two team events

     

    Marion County High School JROTC competed the weekend of April 16 at the Southern High School JROTC Raider Competition. Marion County placed second in two team events. The cadets were: Haley Garrett, Joseph Aleshemmari, Sydney Reid, Joseph Taylor, Jabari Scott, Nicole Baker, Hunter Winsor, Rebekah Roberts, and Zach Reed.

  • School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, May 9: Pillsbury Maple Burstin’ Mini Pancakes and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Tuesday, May 10: Biscuit and milk gravy or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Wednesday, May 11: Granola breakfast cookie and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Thursday, May 12: Sausage and egg Hot Pocket and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.

  • Glasscock Elementary School receives award from Disney Dance Party
  • St. Charles Middle School Students of the Month

     

    St. Charles Middle School Students of the Month are, from left, Kaitlyn Rollins, Merideth Bartley and Ashley Curtsinger.
     

  • Mock crash makes an impact

    Marion County High School students were the spectators of a mock crash scene Thursday, April 28, days before they participated in prom festivities. The Marion County Heartland Safe Community Coalition, local law enforcement and emergency services created a mock crash at the high school. It was treated like a real collision involving drugs and alcohol. Mock crash participants were Cody Rakes, DeLanna Johnson, Jessica Sandusky and Brian Bailey.

  • Tech center project near complete

    The Marion County Area Technology Center renovation/addition project is expected to be complete by May 15, and the Marion County Board of Education got a tour of the facility during its regular monthly meeting last week.

  • Special Kids, Special Talents

    The 11th annual Special Kids/Special Talents Field Day was held Friday at Lebanon Elementary School. The event recognizes students for their outstanding effort and attitude.