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Education

  • In a class of his own

    Matthew Courtwright has joined an elite group of students from across the country, and could be the first of his kind from Marion County.
    He’s been named a National Merit Finalist, an accomplishment no other student from Marion County High School (that we know of) has accomplished.

  • 3-22-17 School Menus

    Breakfast
    Elementary schools

    Monday, March 27: glazed donut and toast or cereal and toast, peaches, mixed fruit, jelly, juice, and milk.
    Tuesday, March 28: granola breakfast cookie and toast or cereal and toast, pears, orange wedges, jelly, juice, and milk.
    Wednesday, March 29: scrambled eggs and toast or cereal and toast, banana, pineapple chunks, jelly, juice, and milk.
    Thursday, March 30: build your own parfait w/granola and toast or cereal and toast, peaches, strawberries, jelly, juice, and milk.

  • 3-22-17 Marion County Student Ambassador

     

  • 3-22-17 "Voices From The Future"

    St. Augustine Science
    Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is a very important molecule to life on Earth. Plants use it in making food – photosynthesis, and it is important for temperature regulation on Earth.  It “traps” heat during the day, along with other “greenhouse” gases, and releases it at night so it doesn’t get too cold. So, it is a necessary part of sustaining a livable environment.

  • Lebanon Middle School STLP students will compete at the state technology competition on April 12
  • Students participate in Career Day at West Marion Elementary

     

    West Marion Elementary students participated in Career Day on March 3. Students learned about various careers during their classroom guidance lessons and guest speakers visited the fifth grade students. Fifth grade students also completed a career report and did presentations for students in grades k-4.

  • Calvary’s Got Talent

    A trio of Calvary students performed the song “Fight Song” by Rachel Platten at the Marion County Board of Education’s meeting March 9. India Young, Maddie Spalding and Will Blake competed in the special talent competition at the state Beta Convention recently. They placed first runner-up and will be competing at the National Beta Convention in Orlando, Florida this June.
     

  • MCPS extreme makeover approved

    The Marion County Board of Education approved the district's facilities plan and reconfiguration plan during its meeting March 9, but the decision wasn’t unanimous.
    School Board Member Carrie Gribbins Truitt was the only board member to vote against the reconfiguration plan, stating that she believed the district should delay the implementation until the 2018-19 school year.

  • Marion County District Schools Facilities Plan

    The Marion County Board of Education approved the district's facilities plan and reconfiguration plan during its meeting March 9.

    School centers:

    Preschool – fifth grade

    Sixth/seventh grade center

    Eighth/ninth grade center

    10th-12th grade center

     

    Capital Construction Priorities

  • Education briefs

    School board approves 2017-18 school calendar
    The Marion County Board of Education unanimously approved the 2017-18 school calendar during its regular monthly meeting March 9.
    The opening day for staff will be Tuesday, Aug. 8. The first day for students will be Wednesday, Aug. 9.
    The calendar also includes the following:
    - Monday, Sept. 4: School closed for Labor Day
    - Oct. 2-9: Fall break (Oct. 9 will be used for staff development)
    - Nov. 22-24: Thanksgiving break
    - Dec. 18-Jan. 1: Christmas break