• Unleashed


  • Divine, Farnham will be presenting at conference

    Glasscock Elementary educators LeeAnn Divine and Marilu Farnham will be presenting at the Kentucky Association of School Councils Annual Conference, Aim High:  Prepare for Success, which will be held Sept. 25-26, 2012, at the Marriott downtown Louisville.

  • Record number of MCHS students attend GSP

    Eleven Marion County High School students were chosen to participate in the Governor's Scholars Program this summer. They are Madison Avritt, Morgan Avritt, Jacob Burdette, Brad Gootee, Abigail Hagan, Abby Hamilton, Mary Helen Hamilton, Haberlin Roberts, Charles Shofner, Lauren Thim and Hannah Wilson.

  • Elder makes dean’s list

    John Arthur Elder IV of Lebanon made the dean’s list during the winter term at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He is the son of Nancy and John Arthur Elder III of Lebanon.

  • 9-5-12 School Menus

    Monday, Sept. 10: Pancake and sausage on a stick with maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice and cold milk.
    Tuesday, Sept. 11: Granola breakfast cookie and 2 toast or assorted cereal and 2 toast, sliced peaches or variety of juice and cold milk.
    Wednesday, Sept. 12: Scrambled eggs and 2 toast or assorted cereal and 2 toast, variety of juice and cold milk.
    Thursday, Sept. 13: Milk gravy and biscuit or cereal and toast, variety of juice and cold milk.

  • Students compete in SkillsUSA events


  • MCATC hires new principal

    Tuesday was Brandon Bardin's first official day as the new principal at the Marion County Area Technology Center.
    Bardin, a Columbia native, has spent the last 12 years being a welding instructor at the Green County Area Technology Center. But, he said he wanted to help students and staff from a different perspective, which is why he applied for the MCATC principal position after Tony Webb, who was hired in September of last year, resigned to become the principal at the Harrodsburg Area Technology Center.

  • Skype sessions enhance lessons for students

    Several local students had a classroom experience that spanned the globe Friday. By utilizing Skype and Smart Boards, students were able to have live conversations with active-duty military personnel stationed in Afghanistan.
    Some of Coury Osbourne's students at Marion County High School and students in Lesli Van Why's class at Calvary Elementary School participated in the Skype sessions with a pair of sailors.
    Two of Osbourne's classes spoke with Yeoman First Class Ruth Adams, a U.S. Navy reservist.

  • Senior Planning Night is Sept. 11

    Senior Planning Night will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Marion County High School Library.
    Jo Newton, the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) Outreach Counselor for Marion County, will share free planning and student financial aid information for seniors planning to attend school after graduation.
    Students and parents will learn about online KEES accounts, as well as grants, scholarships, work-study, savings and Federal Direct Loans.

  • Berry speaks to the Freshman Read