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Education

  • MCPS enforcing old, new safety measures

    In response to recent school shootings, officials with Marion County Public Schools, local law enforcement personnel and a representative from the Kentucky Center for School Safety recently reviewed, discussed and brainstormed ways to continue making schools safer for students and staff.

  • State’s nickel match in doubt

    While the state’s pension crisis is weighing heavily on the minds of many Kentuckians, there’s another colossal concern that could become a reality for Marion County. Currently, Governor Matt Bevin’s budget includes significant cuts to education, and does not include matching funds for school districts who passed the recallable nickel in 2016.

  • Education briefs

    Superintendent’s report

    • Monday, Feb. 19, Presidents Day will be used as a make-up day for students and staff. 

    • MCPS has a partnership between Campbellsville University, and more than 60 students (teachers in training) will be participating in classroom experiences helping students and teachers.

  • Marion County teens learn dangers of social media

    Did you know that messages exchanged on the popular app “Snapchat” aren’t permanently deleted?

    That fact alone captured the attention of students at Marion County Knight Academy last week during a special assembly about social media.

    Speaker Scott Harvey, who travels the country speaking with young adults about personal responsibility, shared examples of social media exchanges gone wrong, including video examples of cyber bullying, social media misuse and more. 

  • Blast from the past

    Surprise! Glasscock Elementary staff found a time capsule hidden in storage, uncovering letters and memories from 1992, now inspiring the creation of a new time capsule to be left behind. 

    Chuck Lowery, custodian at Glasscock, found the hidden time capsule back in December, when he was moving new air filters out of a storage area and discovered the tube in a corner. 

  • 5-16-18 School Menus

    Breakfast
    Elementary schools

    Monday, May 21: donut holes w/glaze and toast or cereal and toast, apple, pineapple, jelly, juice, and milk.
    Tuesday, May 22: whole grain chocolate chip muffin and toast or cereal and toast, orange wedges, pears, jelly, juice, and milk.
    Wednesday, May 23: bacon, egg slider and toast or cereal and toast, banana, pineapple chunks, jelly, juice, and milk.
    Manager’s choice the rest of the year.

    Middle school and Knight academy

  • Hasty signs with Campbellsville University
  • WMES Pages for the month of April
  • Lebanon’s Masonic Lodge donates to Project Graduation
  • MCPS awarded New Skills for Youth grant

    There could be some exciting changes in the near future for Marion County students interested in career and technical education. Marion County Public Schools is one of the newest school districts to be awarded the New Skills for Youth grant to strengthen and expand career and technical pathways. MCPS is partnered with Nelson County Schools, Bardstown City Schools, and LaRue County Schools for the grant.