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Education

  • Student earns Girl Scout scholarship

    When you mention Girl Scouting to people, they sometimes think only about camping, selling cookies and having fun, but that’s not the whole story. Girls like Lauren Buckman, an 18-year-old from Raywick, can tell you Girl Scouting is really about learning how to lead and succeed.
    Buckman, an ambassador level Girl Scout in Troop 1192, has earned a Jean Cole Scholarship from the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana this year. Buckman graduated this year from Marion County High School.

  • Room to improve

    The Marion County Public School System "needs improvement," according to recent test results, and school officials, teachers, school board members and parents began developing a district improvement plan during the annual fall retreat Thursday evening at Marion County High School.

    While much of the discussion centered around test scores, Marion County Superintendent Dr. Chuck Hamilton cautioned those in attendance to not become overwhelmed with those numbers.

  • Unleashed

     

  • 11-7-12 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, Nov. 12: French toast w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, Nov. 13: Bacon, egg muffin sandwich and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, Nov. 14: Assorted Pop Tart and two toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice or banana, milk.
    Thursday, Nov. 15: Sausage breakfast pizza and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.

  • Farm Bureau Outstanding Youth
  • Commissioner of Education visits Marion County schools
  • Purple and Gold program helps make college more affordable

    It’s no secret that times are hard these days and one way St. Catharine College is helping make college attendance more affordable is its new Purple and Gold Guarantee program. This new initiative was approved for all counties in Kentucky, including the college’s primary service area of Marion, Nelson, Washington and Jefferson counties. The program is designed to serve students who may be prepared academically but need financial assistance to complete enrollment. The guarantee offers students full tuition, provided they meet the eligibility requirements.

  • Lebanon residents join CU President’s Club

     

  • SWCS Conservation and Bailey-Zimmerman scholarships up for grabs

    On the evening of Dec. 7, the Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter of Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) will present the $1,000 Bailey/Zimmerman Scholarship, and $1,000 Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter Scholarship. Students eligible are undergraduate agriculture or natural resource students enrolled in a college or university in the KY Bluegrass Chapter region during the fall of 2012.

  • All Saints Day at St. A

    St. Augustine Grade School kindergarten and first grade students dressed up as their favorite saints during a special Mass on All Saints Day Thursday.