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Education

  • 8-20-14 School Menus

    Breakfast
    MCHS additional menu item: Assorted Pop-tart or cereal bar.
    Monday, Aug. 25: Maple Burstin’ mini pancakes with maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, peaches, apple, variety of juice, milk
    Tuesday, Aug. 26: Chicken and biscuit and toast or assorted cereal and toast, grape cluster, fruit cocktail, variety of juice, milk
    Wednesday, Aug. 27: Assorted Pop-tart and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, variety of juice, pineapple, strawberry cup, milk

  • Vacant district school board seat will be filled by election

    Michael Mullins stepped down from the Marion County Board of Education on May 21. Mullins was the District 2 board member.
    According to Chapter 160.190 of the Kentucky Revised Statutes, the vacancy should be filled within 90 days after the vacancy occurs. Officially, the Kentucky Department of Education considered the seat vacant as of May 30.
    When a vacancy occurs, the local school district advertises the opening. The Marion County Board of Education advertised the vacant District 2 seat in the June 18 and June 25 editions of the Enterprise.

  • Lawmaker's bill would let homeschool, private-school students play sports at public schools

    By Valarie Honeycutt Spears
    Lexington Herald-Leader

    A bill prefiled this month in Kentucky's General Assembly is not the first that state Rep. Stan Lee, R-Lexington, has introduced to allow homeschooled children to participate in athletics at public middle and high schools.
    But Kentucky High School Athletic Association Commissioner Julian Tackett said the legislation for 2015 "would fundamentally alter high school athletics in the state."

  • School board to consider raising tax rate

    The Marion County Board of Education will be setting its property tax rates for 2014 later this month.
    Last year, the school board set its tax rate at 53.8 cents per $100 of real and personal property.
    The board has scheduled a public hearing to consider increasing that rate to 55.7 cents per $100 of real and personal property for this year. That hearing is scheduled for 5 p.m. Aug. 28 at the board office.
    Lisa Caldwell, chief financial officer for Marion County Public Schools, presented a report on tax rate options during the board's Aug. 12 meeting.

  • SCMS starting Student Leadership Academy
  • Spalding attends camp
  • 8-13-14 School Menus

    Breakfast
    MCHS additional menu item: Assorted Pop-tart or cereal bar.
    Monday, Aug. 18: Pancake and sausage on a stick with maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast; peaches, crunchy apply, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, Aug. 19: Granola breakfast cookie and toast or  assorted cereal and toast, grape cluster, fruit cocktail, variety of juice,milk.
    Wednesday, Aug. 20: Scrambled eggs and toast or assorted cereal and toast, strawberry cup, pineapple, variety of juice, milk.

  • Miles resigns from school board

    Bernard Miles has resigned from the Marion County Board of Education, leaving the board with two vacancies.
    Miles, who was representing District 1 on the board, submitted his resignation via email Friday afternoon.
    "I am resigning from the board [of] education as [of] 4:40 p.m. 08/8/2014. Thanks bernard," he wrote.
    The message was sent at 4:38 p.m. Aug. 8 with the subject line of "Re: Salary Revisions."
    Schlosser also sent a reply to Miles resignation announcement, which reads as follows:
    "Mr. Miles,

  • School board meets tonight

    The Marion County Board of Education is scheduled to meet in regular session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the board office, 755 E. Main Street in Lebanon.

    The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

    CALL TO ORDER

    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE/MOMENT OF SILENCE COMMUNICATIONS

    • Superintendent’s report

  • Miles resigns from school board

     Bernard Miles has resigned from the Marion County Board of Education, leaving the board with two vacancies.