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Education

  • Clark earns degree

    In December, 561 students completed their studies and were graduated from University of the Cumberlands (UC).
    A combination of undergraduate as well as graduate degrees were awarded based on completion of requirements.
    Ashley Clark of Lebanon earned a graduate degree.
    Twenty-one students earned a master’s in business administration while 28 received their master’s as education specialists.

  • Lebanon native named KCTCS Vice President

    Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) President Jay Box announced Jan. 22 that Lebanon native Wendell Followell has been named vice president. He will oversee the system’s finance, human resources and facilities departments as well as the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services. He replaces Ken Walker, who is retiring January 30.

  • Students make dean’s list at UK

    For the first time, more than 6,000 students have made the University of Kentucky Dean’s List. UK has released its dean’s list for the Fall 2014 semester.
    A record high 6,366 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance. That’s an increase of nearly 500 since Fall 2013 and nearly 900 more than Spring 2014.
    The following Marion County students made the dean’s list:

  • MCHS Students of the Week for Jan. 19-23
  • MCHS Students of the Week for Jan. 26-30
  • MCPS Writing Spotlight

     

    Marion County Public Schools will be featuring a student “Writing Spotlight” each week. Student writing samples from the on demand assessment grades (fifth, sixth, eighth, 10th and 11th) will be published to showcase students’ work. On an on demand writing assessment, students are given a particular situation and they respond to a writing task.

  • Tracking progress

    Superintendent Taylora Schlosser reviews the goals for the school district during each regular meeting of the Marion County Board of Education.
    One of the goals is for all students in every school to receive a comparable education. This is a priority for the Kentucky Department of Education as well.
    "Basically, it charges site-based councils and boards to actually look at different groups of kids to make sure that every group is performing at a high level," Schlosser said.

  • Board, MCHS council discuss preparation, bullying

    The Marion County Board of Education took time out of its Jan. 22 meeting to talk with the Marion County High School Site-Based Decision Making Council.
    Board member Jerry Evans said he was excited to hear Principal Mike Abell report earlier in the meeting that 110 seniors have met the standards for college or career readiness.
    Abell added that the goal is to have more than 150 students reach that mark by the end of the school year.
    "I'll be very disappointed if we don't get there," Abell said.

  • School board meets Thursday

     The Marion County Board of Education will hold a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, at Marion County High School.

    The agenda is as follows.

    • Call to order

    • Pledge of Allegiance/Moment of Silence

    • Communications

    - Student showcase

    - School Board Member Recognition Month

    - District Wellness Update

    - Finance teport

    - SBDM & board members round table discussion

    • Student Learning Services

  • 1-21-15 School Menus

    Breakfast
    MCHS additional menu item: assorted Pop-tart or cereal bar grab and go breakfast served in lobby daily
    Monday, Jan. 26 - French toast with maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, apple, strawberry cup, juice and milk
    Tuesday, Jan. 27 - Bacon, egg slider and toast or assorted cereal and toast, pear slices, grape cluster, juice and milk
    Wednesday, Jan. 28 - Whole grain chocolate chip muffin and toast or assorted cereal and toast, pineapple, peach cup, juice and milk