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Education

  • 10-24-12 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, Oct. 29: Pancake and sausage on a stick w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, milk.
    Tuesday, Oct. 30: Granola breakfast cookie and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, sliced peaches or variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, Oct. 31: Scrambled eggs and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, Nov. 1: Milk gravy and biscuit or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.

  • 10-24-12 MCHS Students of the Week
  • Constitution Day program held at West Marion
  • West Marion Elementary celebrates Ham Days
  • New Opportunity School taking applications

    For 25 years, more than 600 women across Appalachia have been learning they have the strength and courage to finish their education and to build the self-esteem they need to find their potential. At no cost to them, women who find themselves in transition and are seeking to be inspired and build their confidence are doing just that through the New Opportunity School for Women (NOSW) in Berea, KY.

  • Unleashed

     

  • Sing & Play

    Last week, local school children added their voices to the chorus, and Amos Hopkins and The White Russians performed in Angelic Hall to coincide with the display of the Smithsonian's New Harmonies exhibit. Student choruses from Calvary Elementary, Lebanon Elementary and Marion County High School performed Oct. 16. The White Russians and the Honeysuckle String Band performed Oct. 19.

  • MCPS anticipates K-PREP results

    The Kentucky Department of Education will release the results of the first Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) this month. State and local educators are anxious about what the results will reveal. Recently, Robyn Oatley of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence in Lexington made a presentation to the Marion County School Board and the district's leadership team regarding the upcoming test results.

    "Expectations have really risen," Oatley said.

  • School board applauds recent test scores

    Members of the Marion County School Board of Education literally broke out into applause when hearing the latest test scores for both local middle schools and Marion County High School during their meeting last week.

    In September, all eighth grade students at St. Charles Middle School and Lebanon Middle School took the EXPLORE exam, which is the first part of a testing system that also includes the PLAN and the ACT. All three test students in English, math, reading and science.

  • LES fitness track dedicated

    Physical Education teacher Danny Marks dedicates the newly-paved walking track at Lebanon Elementary School, which was funded by Marion County Fiscal Court. Following the ribbon cutting, Marks and several community members participated in the LES Fitness