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Education

  • NRCS visits Cornerstone to Learning Daycare
  • Sure shots compete in Spencer and Adair counties

     

  • MCHS students’ ACT average is on the rise

    In three of five categories, MCHS posted its highest scores since the Kentucky Department of Education required all high school juniors to take the test.
    That includes an overall average of 19.5.
    "I wish it was across the board with every area, but it's basically in three of the five areas, we've had the highest ACT scores. And the biggest one we're looking at is that composite score," Marion County High School Principal Mike Abell said.

  • School lawsuit could be heading to mediation

    Marion County Public Schools have more time to respond to a lawsuit filed by parents who have accused district employees of abusing special needs children.
    But the case might be resolved through mediation.
    The complaint was filed June 12 in Marion Circuit Court on behalf of Paul and Virginia Boone of Lebanon, Elizabeth J. Johnson of St. Francis and Stacey Hall of Lebanon. They are all parents of special needs children who attend or have attended Marion County High School. Hall is also the former principal of the high school.

  • Troops visit New Hope Fire Department
  • McKinney makes dean’s list
  • MCHS receives arts education grant

    Marion County High School was one of 14 Kentucky schools to receive a fiscal year 2015 Teaching Art Together grant from the Kentucky Arts Council recently. The $600 grant will be used to conduct artist residencies with students during the first half of the school year.
    The Teaching Art Together grant allows teachers across the Commonwealth to collaborate with practicing, professional artists from the arts council’s Teaching Artist Directory to design and implement one- to four-week residencies.

  • Career Craze summer camp is July 28-31

    With summer winding down and school starting back in a few weeks, Workforce Solutions at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has a wonderful opportunity for middle-schoolers and their parents/guardians to wrap up their summer with a free Career Craze summer camp.

  • St. Charles Middle School SBDM vacancy

    St. Charles Middle School’s School Based Decision Making Council is accepting nominations for a parent representative for the upcoming school year until 4 p.m., Friday, July 25. Nominations may be made at SCMS between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., via email to buffy.mann@marion.kyschools.us or by calling the school at 270-692-4578. Elections will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., July 28, during open house.
     

  • Summer School Showcase

    Family Resource Director Amy Newton and Glasscock Elementary School staff invited the community to a special presentation to highlight their week of summer school Friday afternoon. The presentation included a physical education demonstration with Danny Marks. It also included two songs that focus around the theme of summer school this year, which was oceanic life and the world they live in. According to Newton, 104 students participated at summer school at GES. When all lessons were complete at the end of the week, the students went on a field trip to Newport Aquarium.