• Junior Mister program donates $2,500 to area charities
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    MCHS additional menu item: assorted Pop-tart or cereal bar grab and go breakfast served in lobby daily
    Monday, April 27 - Pancake and sausage on a stick with maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, strawberry cup, crunchy apple, juice and milk
    Tuesday, April 28 - Mini bagels strawberry or cinnamon and toast or cereal and toast, pear slices, grape clusters, juice and milk
    Wednesday, April 29 - Scrambled eggs and toast or assorted cereal and toast, peach cup, pineapple, juice and milk

  • Local branch of NAACP offering two scholarships

    The Marion County Chapter of the NAACP is pleased to announce that two scholarships will be awarded to Marion County High School Seniors in 2015. 
    The deadline to submit applications is May 13,2015. One scholarship is provided by the Marion County Chapter, NAACP. The other scholarship is provided by family members of the late Verda Calhoun, long-time president of the Marion County NAACP.
    Applications are available in the MCHS counselor’s office. The value of each scholarship is $500.

  • Rep will help with college planning

    Toni Wiley is available to assist Marion County schools, students, parents and groups that want help with college planning.
    She’s available year-round to provide free higher education and financial aid assistance. Wiley can lead students in career exploration activities, assist with the admissions application process, help students explore scholarship opportunities and other funding options, guide families through submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and increase motivation for at-risk students.

  • School board seeks comments on public comment policy

    The Marion County Board of Education heard reports on three committees, including one that is reviewing the board’s policy on public comments, during its April 18 meeting.
    Board Member Kaelin Reed reported that the public comment committee is looking into policy matters regarding how much advance notice should be given for someone to be on the agenda and how much time the board should set aside for public comments during its meetings.

  • Sense of self

    Jill Edlin sits next to a platform where water bubbles float through a tube. LED lights add color to the tube and other locations around the room.
    She holds what appears to be an oversized padded block, which serves as a light switch. When she turns the block, the LED light changes to match the color on top.

  • Moving forward

    In April of 2014, Marion County Public Schools hosted a strategic planning summit and invited members of the community to help them develop big dreams for the district. District officials organized another summit April 14 at Centre Square to update the public on its progress.
    Mike Cecil, chairman of the Marion County Board of Education, opened last week’s session by saying that more than 100 “dreamers” attended the 2014 event. This year, he said around 150 “believers” took part in the summit.

  • School district conducting survey on 'non-traditional' make-up days

    Marion County Superintendent Taylora Schlosser released the following announcement on Friday, April 17:

  • School board meets at 6 p.m. today

     The Marion County Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the board office.

    The agenda includes the following items:

    • Call to order

    • Pledge of Allegiance/moment of silence

    • Communications

    -Campbellsville University student recognition

    - Superintendent report

    - NSBA Conference report

    - Finance report

    - Committees update

    1. Substitute Data Committee

    2. Public Comment Committee

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