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Education

  • New Opportunity School taking applications

    For 25 years, more than 600 women across Appalachia have been learning they have the strength and courage to finish their education and to build the self-esteem they need to find their potential. At no cost to them, women who find themselves in transition and are seeking to be inspired and build their confidence are doing just that through the New Opportunity School for Women (NOSW) in Berea, KY.

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  • Sing & Play

    Last week, local school children added their voices to the chorus, and Amos Hopkins and The White Russians performed in Angelic Hall to coincide with the display of the Smithsonian's New Harmonies exhibit. Student choruses from Calvary Elementary, Lebanon Elementary and Marion County High School performed Oct. 16. The White Russians and the Honeysuckle String Band performed Oct. 19.

  • MCPS anticipates K-PREP results

    The Kentucky Department of Education will release the results of the first Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) this month. State and local educators are anxious about what the results will reveal. Recently, Robyn Oatley of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence in Lexington made a presentation to the Marion County School Board and the district's leadership team regarding the upcoming test results.

    "Expectations have really risen," Oatley said.

  • School board applauds recent test scores

    Members of the Marion County School Board of Education literally broke out into applause when hearing the latest test scores for both local middle schools and Marion County High School during their meeting last week.

    In September, all eighth grade students at St. Charles Middle School and Lebanon Middle School took the EXPLORE exam, which is the first part of a testing system that also includes the PLAN and the ACT. All three test students in English, math, reading and science.

  • LES fitness track dedicated

    Physical Education teacher Danny Marks dedicates the newly-paved walking track at Lebanon Elementary School, which was funded by Marion County Fiscal Court. Following the ribbon cutting, Marks and several community members participated in the LES Fitness

  • Marion County High School Students of the Week
  • Band students travel to Louisville to experience live Broadway theatre
  • McKay joins WKU Athletic staff

    Zack McKay of Lebanon has been hired as the director of athletic marketing at Western Kentucky University. McKay, a 2003 Marion County High School graduate, is the son of Josh and Helen McKay and the grandson of Louise McKay. McKay comes to WKU after spending the previous four years as the Director of Marketing with Nelligan Sports Marketing at IPFW University. McKay got his start in intercollegiate athletics as a marketing assistant at the University of Louisville, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Sports Administration in 2007.
     

  • Spalding is assistant professor of education at Campbellsville University

    Deborah Allen Spalding of Lebanon has been employed at Campbellsville University as an assistant professor of education, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.