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Education

  • Audit: School Board Chairman Michael Mullins’ statement on audit of school activities fund accounts

    On Aug. 13, 2013, this Board unanimously approved retention of an independent auditor to conduct an in-depth analysis of the activity funds of the Marion County School system for the years 2011 through the 2013 school year. In that regard, the firm of White and Company. P.S.C., Certified Public Accountants, was retained to conduct that review and analysis.

  • Audit: Finance Director Lisa Caldwell’s response

    Finance Director Lisa Caldwell’s response

    Board Members and Superintendent:

  • Board to ‘make it right’ with misused fiscal court funds

     Money was the primary topic at the Marion County Board of Education meeting Thursday.

  • All-star teacher

    Marion County residents are no strangers to fame.
    Local people have been in feature films, television shows and recognized on professional sporting fields.
    In May, the county will send a very special resident to Philadelphia. Joan Wood will be recognized at Citizens Bank Park during the Philadelphia Phillies Educator Appreciation Day. Wood has been teaching for more than 40 years and has taught in Marion County for the last eight of them. Before then, she spent time at schools in Richmond and Georgetown in Kentucky and in Illinois.

  • June 4 will be the last day for Marion County students

    The Marion County Board of Education approved several amendments to the school calendar at its April 10 meeting.

    School will not be in session on Memorial Day.

    The last day for students will be Wednesday, June 4.

    The closing day for teachers will be Friday, June 6.

    The MCHS graduation ceremony will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 7.

  • West Marion Elementary Principal taking a leave of absence

    Benji Mattingly, who has been principal at West Marion Elementary School since July of 2005, is taking an unexpected leave of absence for the remainder of the school year.
    Marion County Superintendent Taylora Schlosser said Mattingly is taking “personal time” and Danny Lyvers, who was principal at WMES for 14 years before retiring in 2005, will be serving as interim principal during Mattingly’s absence.
    The Lebanon Enterprise asked Mattingly if he wanted to make a statement and he declined.

  • Lebanon Middle School students are state finalists in STLP
  • Tri-County Car Club offering auto-related scholarship

    A $500 auto-related scholarship will be awarded each May by the Tri-County Car Club based in Campbellsville. The club has members from several counties.
    Those interested in the scholarship should send a letter of application no later than April 30 of each year to the Tri-County Car Club in care of Stan McKinney, 1007 Deer Park, Campbellsville, KY 42718.

  • Marion countians invited to information session

    Many Marion County residents may wonder whether the investment of time and resources for college is worth it, while others may question if they can succeed in college.
    According to the American Association of Community Colleges, someone with an associate’s degree will receive average annual earnings around $10,700 higher than someone with a high school diploma or GED.

  • 4-9-14 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, April 14: Pancake and sausage on a stick w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, peaches, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, April 15: Granola breakfast cookie and two toasts or assorted cereal and two toasts, mandarin oranges, variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, April 16: Scrambled eggs and two toasts or assorted cereal and two toasts, banana, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, April 17: Milk gravy and biscuit or cereal and toast, applesauce, variety of juice, milk.