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Education

  • 9-9-15 School Menus

    Breakfast
    MCHS additional menu item: Pop-tart or cereal bar grab and go breakfast served in lobby daily
    Monday, Sept. 14 - Maple burstin’ mini pancakes and toast or cereal and toast, orange wedges, crunchy apple, juice and milk
    Tuesday, Sept. 15 - Chicken and biscuit and toast or cereal and toast, grape cluster, pear slices, juice and milk
    Wednesday, Sept. 16 - Pop-tart and two toast or cereal and  toast, juice, pineapple, peach cup and milk

  • St. Charles Middle School students of the month
  • Riggs makes president’s list at ECTC
  • Cantrill, McCauley and Young are Air Glider winners
  • Marion County High School JROTC helping residents clean up
  • 9-2-15 School Menus

    Breakfast
    MCHS additional menu item: Pop-tart or cereal bar grab and go breakfast served in lobby daily
    Monday, Sept. 7 - LABOR DAY
    Tuesday, Sept. 8 - Granola breakfast cookie and toast or cereal and toast, pears slices, grape clusters, juice and milk
    Wednesday, Sept. 9 - Scrambled eggs and toast or cereal and toast, peach cup, pineapple chunks, juice and milk
    Thursday, Sept. 10 - Build your own parfait and toast or cereal and toast, peaches, strawberry cup, juice and milk

  • Most Kentucky grads not ready for college

    By Kirsten Clark
    The Courier-Journal

    By and large, recent Kentucky graduates aren’t ready for college-level coursework, according to state and national ACT scores released early Aug. 26. While 60 percent of students who graduated from Kentucky schools last spring hit ACT’s benchmark score — the achievement level that reflects a 50 percent chance of earning a B or higher in a 100-level college class — in English, far fewer did in math, reading and science.

  • LABOR DAY: “Always the teacher’

    When Elma Simpson was growing up the Philippines, she dreamed of growing up and becoming a nurse.
    Instead, she has settled into a career in another country in another field entirely. Simpson, 40, heads the migrant education program for Marion County Public Schools.
    “I’m the director, advocate-slash-teacher,” she said. “I have a lot of roles.”

  • Board approves increased tax rate

    The Marion County Board of Education voted to increase its property tax rate from 53.8 cents per $100 valuation to 55 cents. The board unanimously approved the rate change at its Aug. 27 meeting, which followed a public hearing on the proposed rate change.
    The 55 cents per $100 rate is considered the 4 percent rate by the state because it generates 4 percent more revenue than the previous year’s rate, excluding new property.

  • School board discussing tax rates on Thursday

    The Marion County Board of Education will be holding a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at the board office to discuss the proposed 2015-16 property tax rates. A regular board meeting will follow at 6 p.m.

    The school board’s current tax rate is 53.8 cents per $100 in property valuation. The board can consider a rate between the compensating rate and the 4 percent rate.