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Education

  • Freshman JumpStart date is Aug. 6

    Due to ongoing construction, Marion County High School will move the Freshman JumpStart date to Monday, Aug. 6. They want to maintain the full building experience of the JumpStart program, and feel like the building will be in much better condition on Monday, Aug. 6. Freshman registration will also be moved to Monday, Aug. 6.
    Registration schedules are as follows:
    • Monday, July 30 - seniors 3:30-6:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday, July 31 - juniors 3:30-6:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday, Aug. 1 - sophomores 3:30-6:30 p.m.

  • Skaggs makes president’s honor list

    Angela Marie Skaggs of Lebanon was recently added to Campbellsville University’s president’s honors list for the spring 2012 semester, according to an announcement from Dr. Frank Cheatham, vice president for academic affairs at Campbellsville University.
    The academic honors’ list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours. Students achieving a 4.0 grade point average are named to the president’s honors list.
     

  • School will start on time

    Renovation work at Marion County High School won't be entirely finished by Wednesday, Aug. 8, the first day of school, but school will start as planned, according to Marion County Superintendent Dr. Chuck Hamilton.

    "All classrooms will be ready," he said. "The hallways may be with temporary lighting in places the first few days of school. Restrooms will be completed."

  • Superintendent, school board discusses visions, goals

    School starts for local public school students exactly one week from today.

    (Yes, school will, indeed, be starting on time. See related story on page A1.)

    So, it seems fitting that the Marion County Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Chuck Hamilton spent time last week reviewing and discussing the district's vision and goals during a special called meeting Thursday, July 26. (Board Member Bernard Miles was not in attendance.)

  • Superintendent, school board discusses visions, goals

    School starts for local public school students exactly one week from today.

    So, it seems fitting that the Marion County Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Chuck Hamilton spent time last week reviewing and discussing the district's vision and goals during a special called meeting Thursday, July 26. (Board Member Bernard Miles was not in attendance.)

  • Cornerstone Daycare children learn the importance of soil conservation
  • MCHS Honor Rolls

    The following Marion County High School students achieved recognition for the fourth nine weeks of the 2011-12 school year.
    First honor roll

  • School system receives $11,500 WHAS Crusade for Children grant

    The Marion County Public School system recently received a $11,500 grant for the 2012-13 school year, according to Deborah Spalding, director of special education/preschool.
    “WHAS has been so wonderful to our district as a whole, supporting many other organizations with needs within our community,” Spalding said. “Our students will greatly benefit through this grant...”
    According to Spalding, the grant funds will be used for reading and math programs.

  • Ewing receives promotion

     

  • Watts and Rahn receive scholarships

    Jama Watts and Marh Rahn, employees of the Marion County Public Library, have been named recipients of a Library Science Tuition Scholarship.
    Watts received a $1,000 scholarship. She is attending the University of Kentucky. Rahn received a $500 scholarship and is attending Bluegrass Community and Technical College.