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Education

  • Superintendent sets goals for herself, district

    Superintendent Taylora Schlosser has been at the helm of the Marion County Public School District for more than a month now, and she hasn’t wasted any time making big changes and setting the tone for the new school year.
    Schlosser recently reviewed her 30-60-90 day plan with the Marion County Board of Education, and updated them on the goals she’s set for herself and for the district.

  • Superintendent reports on first month on the job

    Taylora Schlosser has completed her first month as the Marion County Public Schools superintendent, and she reported on that month of activities during the Aug. 13 meeting of the Marion County Board of Education.
    On Aug. 6, the board and Schlosser discussed goals for the 2013-14 school year (see related story), and those goals were approved during last week’s meeting. Schlosser used those goals to shape her report.
    For example, one of the goals relates to teaching and learning.

  • New MCHS principal values team work

    Mike Abell, 41, of Springfield has been an educator for 19 years, and becoming a principal has always been one of his aspirations.
    He fulfilled that dream Monday, which was his first day at Marion County High School as its new principal.
    “I’m so grateful to have the opportunity,” Abell said last week after the SBDM council unanimously hired him for the position. “As a principal, you have such an opportunity to influence more students on a larger scale.”

  • Justin who?
  • New MCHS principal values team work

    Mike Abell, 41, of Springfield has been an educator for 19 years, and becoming a principal has always been one of his aspirations.

    He will fulfill that dream Monday, Aug. 26, which will be his first day at Marion County High School as its new principal.

    “I’m so grateful to have the opportunity,” Abell said after the SBDM council unanimously hired him for the position on Aug. 21. “As a principal, you have such an opportunity to influence more students on a larger scale.”

  • Circle of Friends to honor Terry Ward

     

  • 50th class reunion of 1963 St. Francis High School
  • Marcum voted in as chair of state board

     

    By Brandon Mattingly
    Landmark News Service

  • 8-21-13 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, August 26: Maple Burstin’ mini pancakes and toast or assorted cereal and toast, sliced peaches, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, August 27: Assorted Poptart and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, variety of juice, banana, milk.
    Wednesday, August 28: Egg and cheese breakfast burrito w/salsa and toast or assorted cereal and toast, pineapple chunks, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, August 29: Biscuit and sausage or assorted cereal and toast, tropical fruit salad, variety of juice, milk.

  • GES principal is hired

    Jennifer Brogle of Hustonville was hired Friday to become the principal at A.C. Glasscock Elementary School.
    Brogle has 22 years of experience in Boyle, Lincoln and Danville Independent schools.