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Education

  • Walston to lead WMES

    Paula Walston, who was been a reading teacher at Lebanon Elementary School since August of 2002, achieved a life-long goal last week when she was selected to become the West Marion Elementary School Principal.
    The WMES SBDM Council held a special-called meeting Thursday evening, June 5, and after being in closed session for approximately 45 minutes, the council reconvened in open session and unanimously voted to hire Walston as principal.
    “My heart is full,” Walston said Friday afternoon.

  • GES Students of the Month

     Pictured are Glasscock Elementary School’s April Students of the Month. They are, front row from left, Piper Garrett, Peytan Williams, Aaliyah Bradshaw, Brady Lewis, Christian Jacobs, Avery Newton, and Domingo Serrano; middle row, Alexis Cruz, Lance Lanham, Sarah Turpin, Lexus Moffitt, Carter Smothers, Nicholas Smothers, and Jeremiah Meskowsky; back row, Conner Armel, Belle Elder, Ellie Hardin, Haley Hoeck, Leah Burchett, Andrea Powell, Kendall Brady, Rachel Pittman, and Ligeia Lanham.

  • Schools provide free activities for kids this summer

     With the school year coming to a close, everyone is planning the summer activities for their children. The Marion County Public Schools want to offer some sensational summer programs that are free and will help your child with their academic needs.

    June 9-13 

    Lebanon Middle School - Adventure Camp. Contact person: Dee Dee Cecconi  (270-692-3441)

    June 9-13

  • Bellarmine University Dean’s list announced

     Bellarmine University has named the following residents to the dean’s list for spring 2014:

    Flannery Musk, a senior majoring in secondary education, and previously attended Bethlehem High School.

    Tatum Daugherty, a senior majoring in communication, and previously attended Marion County High School.

    Abby Hamilton, a freshman majoring in middle grades education, and previously attended Marion County High School.

  • Campbellsville University students named to dean’s, president’s lists

     The academic honors’ dean’s and president’s lists for the spring 2014 semester has been announced by Campbellsville University Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Frank Cheatham.

    The following local students have been named to the dean’s list for spring 2014:

  • St. Charles Middle School students design musical instruments

     St. Charles Middle School sixth grade students designed, created and determined the pitch of the different musical instruments in science class under the direction of Sandra Cook.

  • Kentucky Public Retirees Conference is June 12-13

     The annual conference of Kentucky Public Retirees (KPR) is planned for June 12-13 at the Holiday Inn in Louisville at I-64 and Hurstbourne Lane. Public employees and retirees who receive benefits from any of the three systems covered by the Kentucky Retirement Systems, Kentucky Employees Retirement System, County Employees Retirement System and State Police Retirement System, are encouraged to attend.

  • Marion County Public Schools 2014 Summer Feeding open sites
  • Boy Scouts help with Crusade for Children

     Boy Scouts Troop 114 participates in Crusade for Children Troop 114 participated in Crusade for Children with New Hope Volunteer Fire Deptartment on May 20. Pictured are Carter Ballard, Elton Vandermeir, Dakota Dillander and Cameron Dillander.

  • Citizens voice issues with school system

    Emotions were running high at Loretto City Hall Monday evening as concerned and curious community members gathered to discuss issues they are having with the Marion County Public School System, specifically with its leadership.

    Marion County School Board Member Mike Cecil organized the forum, but said the crowd was larger than he had expected (there were approximately 50 to 75 people there). With so many people in attendance, Cecil said he and Board Chairman DeLane Pinkston, who was also in attendance, would be doing a lot of listening.