• 3-22-17 "Voices From The Future"

    St. Augustine Science
    Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is a very important molecule to life on Earth. Plants use it in making food – photosynthesis, and it is important for temperature regulation on Earth.  It “traps” heat during the day, along with other “greenhouse” gases, and releases it at night so it doesn’t get too cold. So, it is a necessary part of sustaining a livable environment.

  • Lebanon Middle School STLP students will compete at the state technology competition on April 12
  • Students participate in Career Day at West Marion Elementary


    West Marion Elementary students participated in Career Day on March 3. Students learned about various careers during their classroom guidance lessons and guest speakers visited the fifth grade students. Fifth grade students also completed a career report and did presentations for students in grades k-4.

  • Calvary’s Got Talent

    A trio of Calvary students performed the song “Fight Song” by Rachel Platten at the Marion County Board of Education’s meeting March 9. India Young, Maddie Spalding and Will Blake competed in the special talent competition at the state Beta Convention recently. They placed first runner-up and will be competing at the National Beta Convention in Orlando, Florida this June.

  • MCPS extreme makeover approved

    The Marion County Board of Education approved the district's facilities plan and reconfiguration plan during its meeting March 9, but the decision wasn’t unanimous.
    School Board Member Carrie Gribbins Truitt was the only board member to vote against the reconfiguration plan, stating that she believed the district should delay the implementation until the 2018-19 school year.

  • Marion County District Schools Facilities Plan

    The Marion County Board of Education approved the district's facilities plan and reconfiguration plan during its meeting March 9.

    School centers:

    Preschool – fifth grade

    Sixth/seventh grade center

    Eighth/ninth grade center

    10th-12th grade center


    Capital Construction Priorities

  • Education briefs

    School board approves 2017-18 school calendar
    The Marion County Board of Education unanimously approved the 2017-18 school calendar during its regular monthly meeting March 9.
    The opening day for staff will be Tuesday, Aug. 8. The first day for students will be Wednesday, Aug. 9.
    The calendar also includes the following:
    - Monday, Sept. 4: School closed for Labor Day
    - Oct. 2-9: Fall break (Oct. 9 will be used for staff development)
    - Nov. 22-24: Thanksgiving break
    - Dec. 18-Jan. 1: Christmas break

  • 3-15-17 School Menus

    Elementary schools

    Monday, March 20: cinnamon rolls w/glaze and toast or cereal and toast, apple wedge, pineapple, jelly, juice, and milk.
    Tuesday, March 21: whole grain chocolate chip muffin and toast or cereal and toast, orange wedges, peaches, jelly, juice, and milk.
    Wednesday, March 22: bacon, egg, slider and toast or cereal and toast, banana, pineapple chunks, jelly, juice, and milk.
    Thursday, March 23: sausage breakfast pizza and toast or cereal and toast, fruit cocktail, applesauce, jelly, juice, and milk.

  • WMES PAGES for the month of February
  • 3-15-17 MCHS Student Ambassador