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Education

  • 11-13-13 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, Nov. 18: pancake and sausage on a stick with maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, sliced peaches, variety of juice, and milk.
    Tuesday, Nov. 19: granola breakfast cookie and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, mandarin oranges, variety of juice, and milk.
    Wednesday, Nov. 20: scrambled eggs and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, banana, variety of juice, and milk.
    Thursday, Nov. 21: warm honey bun and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, apple, variety of juice, and milk.

  • West Marion students learn about bus safety
  • 11-13-13 Marion County High School students of the month
  • Authors to speak Nov. 18 at SCC library

    Two of the three authors of the recently released book “The Art of Pausing: Meditations for the Overworked and Overwhelmed” will be speaking at the Emily W. Hundley Library at St. Catharine College on Monday, Nov. 18 from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. with a book signing reception to follow.
    Brother Paul Quenon OCSO and Judith Valente will be on hand to discuss the book, which came out in July.

  • College to host woman exonerated from death row

    A woman who was exonerated from death row in Kentucky will be speaking about her experiences on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in Pettus Auditorium inside the Hamilton Health and Sciences Building on the St. Catharine College campus.
    Guest speaker Sabrina Butler has written a book about her experiences and is an active abolitionist. The Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty will be giving away a copy of her book at the speaking engagement.

  • District names its first two instructional coaches

    In late September, the Marion County Board of Education approved hiring six new instructional coaches at a cost of $220,000.
    According to Superintendent Taylora Schlosser, most districts throughout the state have instructional coaches, and they are needed to help teachers improve instruction and implement the new Common Core standards, which are a set of academic guidelines that describe what students need to know before they complete each grade level. According to many educators, the new standards are much more rigorous and demanding.

  • 2013 Kentucky Mu Chapter Alpha Chi
  • Outstanding in His Field

     

    Chapter 9

  • Rare view

    Thanks to the wonders of technology, a group of HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) students at Marion County High School watched an open-heart surgery live via videoconference last week.
    And they had the operating room all to themselves, so to speak.
    MCHS was the only school in the state that was viewing the surgery live from Jewish Hospital Wednesday.

  • 11-6-13 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, Nov. 11: French toast with maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, apple, variety of juice, and milk.
    Tuesday, Nov. 12: bacon, egg muffin sandwich and toast or assorted cereal and toast, fruit cocktail, variety of juice, and milk.
    Wednesday, Nov. 13: whole grain chocolate chip muffin and toast or assorted cereal and toast, strawberry cup, variety of juice, and milk.
    Thursday, Nov. 14: sausage breakfast pizza and toast or assorted cereal and toast, orange wedges, variety of juice, and milk.