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i2 Conference Registration now open i2 logo

Registration is now available for the 2018 i2 Conference which will be held Tuesday, January 16 at Marion County High School.  The link below provides an overview of available sessions and directions for registering.

Registration Link

Project Lead The Way capstone presentations set for December 14 PLTW invite

Students enrolled in the Project Lead The Way (PLTW) course at the Marion County Area Technology Center will present their capstone project presentation December 14 at the MCATC.  The presentations are open to the public.

The capstone presentation is the culminating event for the engineering pathway, which spans four classes.  

For the project, students were tasked to create or improve upon a product in an innovative way.  

There will be presentations from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm with each lasting approximately 15 minutes.

2018-2019 Curriculum Guides now available curriculum guide

The 2018-2019 Marion County High School and Marion County Area Technology Center Curriculum Guides are now available. 

Please click here to access the documents.

MCPS announces call for I-2 Conference presenters i2 logo2

 

Marion County Public Schools is seeking presenters for its annual I-2 Conference to be held at Marion County High School on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

The conference focuses on the integration of technology and best practices in the classroom.

MCPS invites prospective presenters interested in leading a session on an instructional strategy using technology or a lesson on the 4 C’s (Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration, Communication) to fill out the Google form found here.

If selected, a notification will be sent by December 20, 2016.

MCPS and KCSS want you to make the pledge against bullying anti-bullying image

The Kentucky Center for School Safety (KCSS) has released on online anti-bullying pledge and Marion County Public Schools wants you to join the cause.

 

According to the KCSS website, “Together we can ‘Get Involved and Get it Solved’ STOP the Bullying! KCSS stands on the belief that everybody should enjoy school equally and be treated with respect. Community members, educators, students and parents are encouraged to get involved by taking this pledge against bullying.”

 

Video: MAP results explained -- English and Spanish versions MAP sample

MCPS Chief Academic Officer Tammy Newcome explains the MAP testing results parents will receive.

 

 

Dream Bus Video 2017 Dream Bus Video 2017

School canceled for Aug. 21 due to eclipse; Preschool start date pushed back to Aug. 22 eclipse
Summer Dream Academy Video 2017 Summer Dream Academy 2017

Open House Dates

Open House and registration dates for Marion County Schools are listed below:

2017-2018 School Bus Routes

Marion County School Bus Routes for the 2017-2018 school year are now available on the Transportation Webpage. Click on the links below:

Bus Routes 2017-2018

Bus Directory 2017-2018

Bus Transfer List 2017-2018

Baseball Team Headed to the State Tournament

Baseball Region Celebration

Marion County Summer Dream Academy

Click here to check out the full booklet.

  Marion County Dream Academy

Dream Bus Schedule Summer 2017

Dream Bus summer schedule will begin on Tuesday May 30, 2017 and end on Friday July 21, 2017.  The Week of July 3rd through July 7th the Dream Bus will not run.  

Monday
11:00-12:15:
Brookhaven
12:45-1:45
Raywick Park

Tuesday
11:00-12:15:
Village Loop Apts.
12:45-1:45
Cleaver Court

Wednesday
11:00-12:15:
Rosenwald Village
12:45-1:45
Bradfordsville Community Center

Thursday
11:00-12:15:
Hamilton Heights/Hardin Place
12:45-1:45
Behind Cedarwood Restaurant East Main

Friday
11:00-12:15:
Warren Acres
12:45-1:45
Rolling Hills Subdivision

High School Graduation Parking Information

Marion County High School is offering several parking options for this year's graduation ceremony as school officials expect a capacity crowd.  Graduation begins at 10 AM, this Saturday, May 20, at the Roby Dome.  

A Brand New World MCPS Secondary Schools

Click below for the presentation to the Board of Education on the progress of the secondary schools.

http://www.marion.kyschools.us/docs/district/a%20brand%20new%20world%20mcps%20secondary%20schools.pdf?id=558039

Reading Celebration Thursday!

This is Reading Celebration week in Marion County Public Schools.  We hope you will join us for the Community Reading Night at MCHS this Thursday, April 20, 2017, from 5 PM to 7 PM.  There are over 25 themed rooms, giveaways, and a bookstore open to the public -- plus Batman, the Batmobile, Storm Troopers and R2D2!!

Our R20 (Read for 20 minutes) event is this Friday, April 21, at 2:30 PM.  We encourage everyone to stop and read to support the importance of literacy.  If your business participates, please tweet us a picture at #R20MarionCounty. 

Infinite Campus System Upgrade

If you are a parent or guardian of a Marion County School student who currently uses the Infinite Campus Parent Portal or the Infinite Campus mobile smartphone app, please be aware that the system will be offline on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 for upgrades.

HOSA is going to Nationals!

The Marion County ATC has some great news to share: our HOSA students competed at state competition late last week and our Medical Reserve Corp team won FIRST PLACE at the state level. This qualifies the team to compete at the National Leadership Conference, to be held in Orlando, Florida from June 19-25. Two of our students were also elected to State officer positions!  A total of 8 students will be representing our schools and districts in Orlando, FL! Please help us in congratulating these amazing students!

Six members of the MRC team, Left to right: Morgan Tungate, Jenna Langford, Toni Grace Caldwell, Jazmine Langford, Hannah Brahm, and Andrew Compton

Six members of the MRC team, Left to right: Morgan Tungate, Jenna Langford, Toni Grace Caldwell, Jazmine Langford, Hannah Brahm, and Andrew Compton

Two new State officers: Olivia Edlin (treasurer), and Tori Thompson (Parliamentarian)

Two new State officers: Olivia Edlin (treasurer), and Tori Thompson (Parliamentarian)

Marion County ATC is seeking applicants for our Industrial Maintenance Instructor!

To apply, please follow these steps:

  1. http://www.personnel.ky.gov/employment/
  2. Click on “Search and Apply”
    1. Select “Career Opportunities System (COS) Application
    2. Search Openings
    3. In the “Job Title” selection menu, choose “Ky Tech Instructor Rank III- Industrial Maintenance”. Leave all other fields on default setting.
    4. Our posting will be listed in the search results. Choose our position and follow the steps to apply.

Job posting closes on March 30, 2017.

You can read more about the position on the Kentucky Department of Education website, at the following link.

K-T Instructor (Industrial Maintenance Technology)- 31024440

http://education.ky.gov/jobs/Pages/K-T-Instructor-(Industrial-Maintenance-Technology)---31024440.aspx

2017-2018 Curriculum Guide now available!

The curriculum guide for 2017-2018 is now available and we are currently signing up for classes for the new school year.  Click here to view the curriculum guide, or see Ms. Murphy in the guidance office at the ATC, or your high school counselor, for more information!