• Attention seniors and parents

    On Wednesday, Sept. 6, Marion County Area Technology Center will host another FAFSA Phase 1 Workshop from 2-6 p.m. at the MCATC.
    If you have any questions, please contact MCATC Guidance Counselor, Courtney Murphy at Courtney.murphy@marion.kyschools.us or 270-692-3155.
    All parents are welcomed from Marion and Washington counties.

  • Gribbins is awarded $2,500 scholarship from Plastic Products
  • MCPS School Bus Maintenance Director to retire after 44 years

    By Nicole Schlosser
    School Bus Fleet Magazine

    As of December, a maintenance director here known to some as the “godfather of transportation” in the state will retire, or “step down,” as he prefers to think of it, after 44 years of service.
    Ricky Courtwright, the director of vehicle maintenance at Marion County Public Schools, started out as a maintenance technician while he was still in high school. Working on cars had always come naturally to him, since it runs in the family.

  • MCPS preschool programs receive 5-star rating

    By Jason Simpson
    Marion County Public Schools

    All three of Marion County Public School’s preschool programs have received a 5-star rating -- the highest possible score -- based on Kentucky’s ALL STAR quality rating system. MCPS has preschool classrooms at Glasscock Elementary, Lebanon Elementary and West Marion Elementary.
    This comes on the heels of some other good news for early learning programs in the district.

  • Lebanon Elementary's Reading Celebration

    Lebanon Elementary held a special reading celebration on Aug. 18. Students were required to read at least six books over the summer and keep a reading journal to attend the celebration. They received a t-shirt, sunglasses, snacks and time on the playground. The top readers were recognized.

  • 8-23-17 School Menus

    Elementary schools

    Monday, Aug. 28: biscuit and sausage and toast or cereal and toast, applesauce, orange wedges, jelly, juice, and milk.
    Tuesday, Aug. 29: poptart and toast or cereal and toast, pineapple, peaches, jelly, juice, and milk.
    Wednesday, Aug. 30: chicken and bun and toast or cereal and toast, grape cluster, pears, jelly, juice, and milk.
    Thursday, Aug. 31: mini pancakes and cinnamon toast or cereal and cinnamon toast, mixed fruit, apple, jelly, juice, and milk.

  • Barnes wins Adequan® Level 2 third place


  • Six students from Marion County named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars

    Six students from Marion County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.
    These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) awards. If they keep their grades up in college, they will have $10,000 to use toward a four-year degree.

  • Jones among six member families to receive scholarships for 2017

    Each year the Mideast Area selects six college students from members’ farms, who excel in their extracurricular activities, academics and dairy farming work ethic. The recipients of the $750 scholarships represent the future of the dairy industry.
    “Three Mideast Council members selected the winners from the many applications that were received,” said Heather McCann, Mideast Area communications manager. “These students were chosen for their commitment to the dairy industry and the agricultural community as well as their academic records.”

  • New study demonstrates that Girls on the Run transforms young girls’ lives

    As students head back to school, many parents are looking for after-school activities that provide a safe and structured space where children can learn skills and be physically active. Girls on the Run offers this and so much more.