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MCKA Students of the Month Ms. Edlin, Mrs. Thomas, and Mrs. Fletcher's 3rd grade students presented "Santa's Rockin' Christmas Eve" at Lebanon Elementary. MCHS seniors Cameron Logsdon and Jonathan Chesser present their Project Lead the Way capstone project -- The Gutter Cone. Mrs. Gootee's 2nd grade class at Lebanon Elementary read Horrible Harry and the Holidaze, which studies 5 winter holidays. Students performed in Santa's Rockin' Christmas Eve Calvary Students Sang about the 7 habits for their families at Shine Your Light Night. Parents and Students created ornaments with family goals and decorated our tree for Shine your Light Night. Students share the 7 habits with their families at Shine your Light Night-CES Marion Co Knight Academy Divas in Defense Marion Co Knight Academy 4th District and All State Chorus Marion Co Knight Academy Students of the Month LES 3rd Graders perform Santa's Rockin' Christmas!!!  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!! These students volunteer for Safety Patrol. During mornings and afternoons they assist other students with a safe arrival and departure from school.  An amazing group of Leaders! MCPS representatives were present for exit interviews and a job fair at Campbellsville University's School of Education. Mrs. Smith's class had their DonorsChoose project funded and they received 6 new sets of books for their Literacy groups! #webelieveinGES #bulldogslovetoread Mrs. Smith's class had their DonorsChoose project funded and they received 6 new sets of books for their Literacy groups! #webelieveinGES #bulldogslovetoread Author Leigh Anne Florence speaks to students at West Marion Elementary along with her two dachshunds, Woody and Chloe. R2D2 recently visited with WMES students in the STEAM lab. Judge Todd Spalding spoke to MCHS students as a part of the Cafe Chat series. JROTC cadets presented service flags during the Veterans Day ceremony at MCHS. Calvary Students looked at World Statistics as they participated in World Stack Up Day with Mrs. Dickerson in PE class. Calvary participated in World Stack Up Day. Book character pumpkins at WMES "My Future is too Bright for Drugs" at WMES! Fourth graders recently participated in Idiom Day at West Marion! Representatives from local businesses spoke to MCHS seniors during Manufacturing Day. Mrs. Dickerson taught shared reading with a kindergarten class during P.E. at Calvary Elementary School. The FFA Executive team attended the 90th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, receiving a National 3-STAR rating. Author Ronda Friend visited Calvary Elementary for an assembly and a writing workshop. Glasscock Elementary hosted a "Muffins with Mom" celebration in the school's media center. 2017-2018 Lighthouse Team. (front) Matthew Reed, Amanda Carrico, Daily Goatley, Sydney Cox and Annette Dennison. (back) Lee Morgeson, Alicia Kelly, Angie Akers, Abby Smith & Kellie Wise. #webelieveinGES The MCHS Culinary Arts student attended the GFS Food Show in Louisville, KY After reading an excerpt from Freedom over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan in the library, 5th grade students at WMES built a structure using toothpicks and gum drops that would hold a book for 10 seconds. FFA members visited Heavenly Haven Farm as part of their annual Farm Tour. Students in Mrs. Kehm's 2nd grade class at LES sequence the story, "If You Give a Pig a Pancake" by using the Leader-in-Me Habit 6 - Synergizing! Students in Mrs. Thomas’ 4th grade science classes at WMES used what they had learned about electrical circuits to build flashlights. Students participated in Field Day at Glasscock Elementary. Students in Mrs. Begley's 5th grade class at WMES were split into two groups and given 100 index cards to construct the tallest tower within 30 minutes. MCMS Science teacher Cody Farmer leads students through martial arts activities during Sharpen Your Saw Friday. Mrs. Taylor's preschool class at West Marion learn about the THREE LITTLE PIGS and problem solving. 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).  Marion County High School Born Learning Academy at West Marion Elementary MCHS help desk students Lamontae Shively and Callie Gribbins set up Chromebooks at Glasscock 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! A student at the Area Technology Center works on a welding project. 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. Smith's 3rd grade class created their Personal Mission Statements for their Leadership Notebooks. #webelieveinGES
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! Mrs. Patton, West Marion Elementary 1st grade teacher, works with students in reading centers. Learning hallway procedures at Glasscock Elementary 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. Calvary Elementary School Glasscock Elementary School Summer Slam Volleyball Camp Sometimes science experiments on the Dream Bus amazes even the adults. All smiles on the Dream Bus

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school board School Board members recognized as part of School Board Recognition Month Read More
Dream career project MCATC announces date for Dream Career Project job fair The MCATC's Dream Career Project job fair will be held April 27. If your business would like to participate, please contact Guidance Counselor Courtney Murphy by March 30. Read More
GSP students Nine MCHS juniors selected to move on to next round of judging for Governor's Scholars Program Nine 11th-graders at Marion County High School have been selected to move on to the next round of judging to attend the annual Governor’s Scholar Program. These students were selected after submitting applications that were judged locally by a panel of seven judges comprised of MCPS staff and community members. The students include: Carly ... Read More
program update Born Learning now offered at Calvary Elementary School The Born Learning program -- a series of workshops designed to help parents better prepare children before kindergarten -- is now being offered at Calvary Elementary School. The program is open to parents or guardians with children ages birth to five years old; parents do not have to have children already in the school system to attend. Read More
NTI How to access NTI day materials With winter weather already responsible for school delays, now is a good time to review steps to access Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) day materials. Read More
important info MCPS Inclement Weather Plan -- What to Know Given the recent changes in weather, now is an excellent time to review Marion County Public School’s Inclement Weather Protocol, as well as Plan B Bus Routes and information related to Non-Traditional Instruction Days. Read More
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  • 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