• Celebrate reading

    Marion County Public Schools celebrated reading all week long last week. The annual community event was held on April 19 at Marion County High School. While most of the event centers around reading, event attendees also enjoyed a presentation by Kentucky author George Ella Lyon, a petting zoo, face painting, corn hole, a mini Marion County Country Ham Days Festival and a variety of foods. The event was attended by hundreds of students and their families.

  • Education briefs

    Last day of school
    The last day of school for Marion County Public School students is Friday, May 20. Marion County High School graduation will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 21. And, the closing day for staff will be Tuesday, May 24.

    Dream Bus
    The Dream Bus is scheduled to visit all schools prior to the end of the year. It’s also scheduled to be in neighborhoods throughout the summer. Information will be mailed home to families.

    College and Career Ready

  • ATC Students of the Month tour Curtis Maruyasu
  • Governor Bevin signs CPR bill ensuring training for students

    Governor Matt Bevin signed Senate Bill 33 on Saturday, April 9, which will improve Kentuckians’ chances of surviving sudden cardiac arrest.
    Senate Bill 33, sponsored by Senator Max Wise from Campbellsville, ensures that Kentucky high school students receive basic CPR training as part of high school health education, physical education or Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps course that meets the physical education graduation requirement. The new law will take effect in the 2016-2017 school year, making Kentucky the 29th state to pass such a law.

  • 4-20-16 School Menus

    Monday, April 25: biscuit and sausage or cereal and toast, applesauce, orange wedges, juice, and milk.
    Tuesday, April 26: poptart and two toasts or cereal and toast, juice, pineapple, peach cup, and milk.
    Wednesday, April 27: chicken and biscuit and toast or cereal and toast, grape cluster, pear slices, juices, and milk.
    Thursday, April 28: maple mini pancakes and toast or cereal and toast, mixed fruit, apple, juice, and milk.

  • College signing night held April 12


  • Wilcher will cheer at Lindsey Wilson College
  • SBDM Council nominations being accepted

    Marion County High School SBDM Council is currently accepting nominations for a minority parent representative to serve one year on the council at Marion County High School. Any minority parent with a child attending Marion County High School during the 2016-2017 school year is eligible to run for SBDM.
    If you would like to nominate a minority candidate for SBDM (including yourself), return your nomination form to the school’s office by Friday, April 22.

  • Local students participating in youth actors theater


    Two Marion County High School students are currently participating in the Central Kentucky Youth Actors Theater in Springfield. They performed “Happy Days” this weekend, and they will be performing again at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

  • Junior Mister is April 23

    The 11th Annual Junior Mister Show will take place at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 23, in the Marion County High School gymnasium. Sixteen young men will compete for the title of Junior Mister. This year's theme is James Bond, and all proceeds for the show will go to Kosair Children's Hospital, the Marion County Autism Awareness Center and the Marion County Animal Shelter. Advanced tickets will be $5 and may be purchased in the MCHS lobby from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 20-22. Tickets at the door will be $7.