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Education

  • Local students named to fall 2017 president’s list

    The academic honors’ president’s list for the fall 2017 semester has been announced by Dr. Donna Hedgepath, Campbellsville University’s provost and vice president for academic affairs.
    Allie Clarice Evans, a junior, Bradfordsville; Chelsie Lynn VanWhy, a junior, Gravel Switch; John Patrick Caldwell, a junior; Jacob Tolbert Burdette, a senior; Emily Mae Ford, a senior; Michael A. Truitt, a senior, all of Lebanon; Dylan Ray Tungate, a senior, Loretto; and Allison Paige Buckman, a junior, Raywick.

  • 1-24-18 School Menus

    Breakfast
    Elementary schools

    Monday, Jan. 29: donut holes w/glaze and toast or cereal and toast apple, pineapple, jelly, juice, and milk.
    Tuesday, Jan. 30: whole grain chocolate chip muffin and toast or cereal and toast, orange wedges, pears, jelly, juice, and milk.
    Wednesday, Jan. 31: bacon, egg, slider and toast or cereal and toast, banana, pineapple chunks, jelly, juice, and milk.

    Middle school and Knight academy

  • Safety study done at middle school

    Feedback from a recent safety study conducted at Marion County Middle School has given the school’s staff an even better understanding of how they can make the school safer.

    The safety study was completed on Jan. 9 by Green River Regional Education CO-OP, and it included interviews with students, administrators, parents and teachers. The safety study also included safety inspections at the school.

  • 1-17-18 School Menus

    Breakfast
    Elementary schools

    Monday, Jan. 22: biscuit and sausage or cereal and toast, applesauce, orange wedges, juice, and milk.
    Tuesday, Jan. 23: poptart and two toasts or cereal and toast, juice, pineapple, peach cup, and milk.
    Wednesday, Jan. 24: chicken and biscuit and toast or cereal and toast, grape cluster, pear slices, juice, and milk.
    Thursday, Jan. 25: mini pancakes and toast or cereal and toast, mixed fruit, apple, juice, and milk.

  • Scholarships open to students through Scholarship Center

    Central Kentucky Community Foundation (CKCF) will award over $115,000 in college scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year. Applications are being accepted now through March 1.
    Applying for these scholarships is made easy through Scholarship Central, an online scholarship portal located at www.ckcf4people.org. Scholarship Central is user-friendly and allows students to apply for multiple scholarships with just one application, based on eligibility.
    The following scholarships are available to Marion County students:

  • Nine MCHS juniors selected to move on to next round of judging for Governor’s Scholars Program

     

  • School board briefs

    The Marion County Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting Thursday. The following are news briefs from the meeting:

    Superintendent’s report:

  • Two employees receive National Board Certification

     

  • Schools to honor leaders during School Board Recognition Month

    Kentucky will again observe January as School Board Recognition Month and Marion County Public Schools is joining in the celebration.
    The Marion County Board of Education is composed of Chairman Butch Cecil serving four years since November 2013, Vice-chairman Kaelin Reed serving three years since November 2014, and School Board Members Carrie Truitt, Brad Cox, and Peggy Downs all serving one year since January of last year.

  • Students encouraged to apply for scholarships

    The Marion County Conservation District encourages any who may qualify to please apply for the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts Auxiliary Scholarships. They are the George Crafton Scholarship, the Betty Barrick- Non-Traditional Scholarship and the Natural Resources Scholarship.