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Education

  • Continuing and Community Education program is a hit

     

  • Academic Team wins district, gets second in region

     

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    BREAKFAST
    Monday, April 11: Pillsbury Mini Cinni and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Tuesday, April 12: Biscuit and sausage or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Wednesday, April 13: Scrambled eggs and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Thursday, April 14: Apple cinnamon oatmeal and donuts or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Friday, April 15: Sausage and egg Hot Pocket and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.

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  • College grants available for adult students

    Adult Kentuckians who are interested in taking college classes may be eligible for a Go Higher Grant administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
    Go Higher Grants are available to adults age 24 or older who are enrolled in fewer than six credit hours at a participating Kentucky college or university. Applicants must show financial need. The maximum award amount is $1,000 and covers tuition plus a book allowance of $50 per credit hour.

  • 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.