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Senator Jimmy Higdon assisted with the swearing-in ceremony for the Marion County Board of Education's new members at its January 12, 2017, meeting at St. Charles Middle School. Pictured are (L-R): Carrie Truitt, District 1; Brad Cox, District 5; and Peggy Downs, District 4. MCPS Instructional Coaches Coury Osbourne and Haley Evans were recognized by Superintendent Taylora Schlosser for their acceptance to Phase II of the district's Leadership Now program at the Marion County County Board of Education Meeting on January 12, 2017, at St. Charles Middle School. Leadership Now provides a comprehensive series of opportunities for individuals interested in educational administration. Lebanon Elementary School Third Graders present The North Pole Star. St. Charles Middle School students attend the Kentucky Youth Assembly in Frankfort WMES GT students donated Fun Store proceeds to the Salvation Army.  Mr. John Gordon, our local chairperson, accepted the donation. WMES GT students donated funds generated from their Fun Store project to donate to WMES FRC to support needy families for the holidays. SCMS students (and faculty sponsor Allison Cooke) are headed to KYA The Arts and Humanities Club at CES performed on Monday, December 16. CES Students exploring Science in the Mobile Science Lab. CES Students showing their acting skills in the North Pole Star. CES Students showing their acting skills in the North Pole Star. CES Arts and Humanities Club Students showing their acting skills in the North Pole Star. They wrote their skits. CES students in Mrs. Dougherty's and May's classes are learning early about the value of big dreams for being life ready. Congratulations to the Glasscock Elementary Robotics Achievement Program for coming in 1st place in their first competition in Elizabethtown and qualifying for State! #bulldogsareleaders #bulldogsloverobotics Marion County Public Schools sixth grade beginning band students, numbering over 100, performed during the district's county band holiday concert featuring student musicians from Lebanon Middle, St. Charles Middle, and Marion County High on Monday, December 12, 2016, at LMS. MCPS band students in grades 7-12 performed together at the district holiday concert on Monday, December 12. MCPS teachers were recognized at the December 8, 2016, board of education meeting for their work on the EdLeader21 4 C's project. MCPS teachers were recognized at the December 8, 2016, board of education meeting for their work on the EdLeader21 4 C's project. MCPS School Board Members were recognized for their service to the district at the December 8, 2016, board of education meeting. Pictured (L-R): Jerry Evans, Delane Pinkston, Michael Cecil, and Superintendent Taylora Schlosser. Mrs. Joni Farmer and the SCMS 6th grade band students. MCPS leadership team working on school improvement and communication. The Mobile Science Activity Lab visited West Marion Elementary. SCMS student art exhibit/reception at the Marion County Public LIbrary. A special THANK YOU to Mrs. Amy Martin and the MCPL staff. SCMS 8th grade at 2016 FRYSC Career Fair LMS 8th grade students at FRYSC 2016 Career Fair Congratulations to Stevie Lowery for being named SCMS 6th grader Sydnie Mattingly receives the Ky. Farm Bureau Agriculture Science Project Award MCPS 7th grade Science and English/Language Arts teachers met last Wednesday (11-30-16) to calibrate their scoring on a recent 4 C’s (Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Communication) writing project.  The district is one of 37 other school districts across the United States that were selected to participate in this project.  The students had to research about plate tectonics and their possible effects on the city of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Gifted and Talented students enjoyed a music appreciation class on Saturday, December 3, 2016, at The Crown Center. Campbellsville University music education student, Carolyn Meador led students in a music master class. Students also completed a hands-on arts activity and enjoyed a visit from Santa Claus. WMES 5th grade students were all smiles on Friday, December 2, 2017, as they opened the Fun Store for business.  Gifted and Talented Consultant Jane Spalding helped students plan, create, market, and sell original products to the student body and staff. Proceeds from the sale will be donated to a charity voted on by the GT students.  Marion County District Attorney Lisa Nally-Martin spoke with MCHS students on Thursday, December 1, 2016, during Cafe Chat. The program offers students the opportunity to visit with practitioners from various career fields during their lunch period. Olaf, The Grinch, Rudolph and Frosty are visiting Glasscock's library for the month of December! #libraryfun #booksarecool MCPS 4th grade teachers met today to calibrate their scoring on a recent 4C's (Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Communication) writing project.  The district is one of 37 other school districts across the United States that were selected to participate in the project. MCPS 4th grade teachers met today to calibrate their scoring on a recent 4C's (Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Communication) writing project.  The district is one of 37 other school districts across the United States that were selected to participate in the project. The replica Citizen's National Bank is finished and in place at Graham Memorial Park in Lebanon. Carpentry, PLTW, Advanced Art, and Industrial Maintenance collaborated on this project. MCATC student welders collaborate and work on multiple projects.
Girls on the Run/Heart & Sole Practice 5K at MCHS Lebanon Middle School honoring Veterans Day Lebanon Elementary School held a Veteran's Day Program on November 11, 2016.  Pictured are the student leaders and guests who made the program a huge success! The CES Beta Club has been named a National Beta School of Distinction.  Mrs. Byrd leads the Beta Club at CES. The JV Academic Team competed at LaRue County High School on November 12. Calvary students in Mrs. May and Mrs. Dougherty's Classes visit Lindsey Wilson College - Nov. 11, 2016 Calvary students watch a video they created with their Music teacher Kandice Spalding in honor of all the Veterans in our lives.  MCPS...a distinguished and progressing district!

Current News

Campbellsville University Honors Band

Three students from the Marion County High School band have been selected to participate in the Campbellsville University Honors Band. The CU Honors Band provides an opportunity for high school students, grades 9-12, to rehearse and perform quality literature as well as work with an outstanding guest conductor.  Congratulations to Laura Ackerman (Trombone), Allison Sallee (Clarinet), and Autumn Smith (Trumpet)!

MCHS Marching Band Sign-Ups

Current 8th-11th graders have the opportunity to do what so many successful students have done before them - Be Part of the Band! Every destination starts with a decision to embark on a journey. Now is the time to start your child in music and MCHS is the place to do it. Please take a brief moment to fill out this form (click here) so your child can BE PART of the BAND! If you have any questions, please contact Daniel Beams, MCHS Band Director, at daniel.beams@marion.kyschools.us.

I-2 Teacher Survey

I-2 Institute evaluation survey

New Kindergarten Enrollment Requirement

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Birth Date Cutoff for Kindergarten Enrollment Moved to August 1

As a result of House Bill 235, the birthday cutoff for entrance to kindergarten will change from October 1 to August 1 beginning the 2017-2018 school year.  This will require incoming kindergarten students to turn 5 on or before August 1. 

Parents/guardians whose children do not meet the age requirements may inquire about the early entrance petition process by contacting the Marion County Board of Education at 270-692-3721.  The deadline for submitting a petition for the 2017-2018 school year is June 15, 2017.

Alumni and Friends Association

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Marion County Public Schools is starting an Alumni Association! If you would like to join our e-mail and mailing list, please click here to register. Also, if you are interested in providing additional support by serving on a steering committee, scholarship committee, or participating in a membership drive, please make a note in the comment section (as pictured below) on the registration page detailing which area you would like to provide support in. Thank you!

Screenshot of Alumni Registration Comment Box

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Marion County Public Schools Fast Facts:

  • 2015 Distinguished District
  • Test scores rank in the top 20% of KY Schools
  • 2nd largest employer in Marion County
  • 3,300 students
  • Over 600 employees
  • 1/44 districts chosen for non-traditional school day instruction
  • Ready-Set-Grow reading initiative that provides every newborn with their 1st book
  • Home of the Marion County Student Ambassadors
  • 70% College and Career Ready rate
  • Graduation rate 93.2%
  • 24 National Board Certified teachers
  • State recognized Migrant Program
  • CU, EKU, SCC, KCTCS partnerships
  • 7,000 books given away yearly
  • $1.5 million in scholarships awarded annually to graduates
  • 700 students continue learning at the Summer Dreamy Academy
  • 537,000 miles traveled by bus annually
  • 2,500 miles traveled daily in school routes
  • Nearly 14,000 summer meals served annually
  • 1,983 technology devices district-wide
  • About 62+ opportunities for student extra-curricular involvement