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Education

  • Education briefs

    School's out but the lunchroom is still open

    Local students are on summer break but thousands of school lunches are still being served.

    The Marion County School District is currently serving 17 summer feeding sites, according to Taylora Schlosser, assistant superintendent and food service director. In May, approximately 3,000 meals were served, Schlosser reported to the Marion County Board of Education during its June 12 meeting.

  • First year of drug testing complete at MCHS

    A mere two percent of students who were randomly drug tested at Marion County High School failed during the 2011-12 school year, according to results released last week at the Marion County Board of Education meeting.

    "Even of the two percent that were identified, I don't think there were any surprises," Marion County Superintendent Chuck Hamilton said.

  • OAR Good Citizenship Award winners announced

    Daughters of American Revolution, St. Asaph Chapter recently awarded its Good Citizenship Awards. Kentucky School for the Deaf awarded Jade Bell the Good Citizenship Award. Jade is a respected leader with her peers. She volunteers to lead the Pledge Allegiance every Friday. She is very patient when working with others and is trusted by her teachers. She received other 8th grade Awards such as Outstanding Improvement in Reading, Academic Studies of Art and Humanities.
    She also received an Athletic award: Best Performer in the Shot Put Event of 25 ft.
    Award.

  • Campbellsville University nursing graduates

    Campbellsville University School of Nursing graduates were recognized at a pinning ceremony, May 3.

  • Campbellsville University nursing graduates

    Campbellsville University School of Nursing graduates were recognized at a pinning ceremony, May 3.

  • GES Honor Roll

    The following Glasscock Elementary School students achieved recognition for the fourth nine weeks of the 2011-12 school year.

  • West Marion honor roll

    The following West Elementary School students achieved recognition for the fourth nine weeks of the 2011-12 school year.

  • SCC sets another graduation record

    SCC Communications

    A standing-room only crowd packed the gym in St. Catharine College's Lourdes Hall recently to witness the college's 80th Commencement Ceremony. It was another historic day for SCC as yet another record number of 160 candidates shattered the previous mark of 118 set just one year ago.

  • Marion County Public Schools participate in Summer Food Service Program

    The Marion County Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:  
     

  • Rotary Club presents Farmer with scholarship