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MCMS Science teacher Cody Farmer leads students through martial arts activities during Sharpen Your Saw Friday. Mrs. Bartley's second grade class at WMES built structures that could stand on its own using base 10 blocks (5-hundreds, 10-tens, 10-ones).  Born Learning Academy at West Marion Elementary Mrs. Wright's Kindergarten students at WMES are working together to create a vehicle in the STEAM lab. Students in Mrs. Thomas' 4th grade science classes at WMES built models of a new amusement park ride - the Bumper Coaster - bumper cars on a roller coaster! Marion County High School The MCHS Student Ambassadors walked through a mock board meeting during their annual retreat. MCHS help desk students Lamontae Shively and Callie Gribbins set up Chromebooks at Glasscock Elementary. Students in Mrs. Kelly's class at WMES were challenged to build an object with 20 Lego pieces.  Students built garages, robots, sonar fishing apparatus, and bunny rabbits. Students in Mrs. Thomas's 4th grade science classes at WMES went to the STEAM Lab to investigate how speed and energy are related. Students in Mrs. Thomas' science classes at WMES built ramps of different heights and measured the distance a car traveled down each ramp. They collected data and reported their results on a bar graph. A student at the Area Technology Center works on a welding project. Students in Mrs. Smith's 3rd grade class created their Personal Mission Statements for their Leadership Notebooks. #webelieveinGES
                  Preschool classes started this week in MCPS. Mrs. Thomas' 4th grade class kicked off the year with a science scavenger hunt at WMES. Students had to search for items on the playground that were magnetic, had predictable motion, and possible habitats for animals. Mrs. Thomas' 4th grade science classes at WMES made pinhole projectors and and practiced using them so they can safely experience the Great American Solar Eclipse on Monday! Lebanon Elementary art teacher Charles Ramey snaps a fun photo of students at the LES Reading Celebration. Mrs. Patton, West Marion Elementary 1st grade teacher, works with students in reading centers. Learning hallway procedures at Glasscock Elementary Sheila and Bones make sure everything is clean for the new school year. Students choose what emoji describes them on the first day of school. Lebanon Elementary First Day of School MCHS Chemistry teacher Doug Brown conducts an experiment in class during the first week of school. West Marion Elementary School Lebanon Elementary School Ready for back to school at Lebanon Elementary Open House. Lebanon Elementary Open House Calvary Elementary School Glasscock Elementary School Summer Slam Volleyball Camp Sometimes science experiments on the Dream Bus amazes even the adults. Making outlines of their hands to be hung in the Dream Bus All smiles on the Dream Bus Hiding out on the playground at Calvary's Wildlife of Kentucky Camp.

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West Marion Logo WMES receives Honorable Mention for 2017 Kentucky Winners' Circle West Marion Elementary School was one of 22 schools from across the state to receive Honorable Mention in the Kentucky Department of Education’s Winner’s Circle -- a designation reflecting outstanding teaching and learning conditions. Read More
Scroll Logo The Scroll Podcast: Episode 2 -- Student Help Desk In this year's second episode of The Scroll podcast, hosts Dailyn Spalding and Carly Thomas talk to Help Desk student worker Alexis Pirkle about repairing Chromebooks. Read More
martial arts MCMS holds first Sharpen Your Saw Friday activities Marion County Middle School held its first Sharpen Your Saw Friday events with students participating in a variety of clubs and activities designed to build students’ mind, heart, body, and soul. Sharpen Your Saw is one of the seven habits outlined as a part of the LEAD program, which builds leadership qualities in young people. Marion ... Read More
BackPack food program Feeding program looking for community support through online fundraising For the past 10 years, the Marion County Community Education program has participated in Feeding America’s BackPack Program, which is designed to provide needy children who are at-risk of facing hunger with food for the weekend when school meals are not available. However, in recent years, the program has faced a new obstacle: funding. In ... Read More
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MCPS Fast Facts

  • 3,300 students
  • 2nd largest employer in Marion County
  • Over 600 employees
  • Over 20,000 books given away yearly
  • $1.5 million in scholarships awarded annually to graduates
  • Record number of Summer Dream Academy participants
  • 537,000 miles traveled by bus annually
  • Nearly 16,000 summer meals served 
  • 1-to-1 technology in grades 6th - 12th