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We had 25 participants in our Book Character Pumpkin Contest. They did a phenomenal job! We were blown away with the amount of creativity and effort shown by our students, and we are so proud of each one of them! It was very difficult to pick the winners. 

1st Place: Lucas Votaw
2nd Place: Jon Connor Mattingly
3rd Place: Carson Osborne West Marion students learned about school safety from Buster the Bus. These students received the Page Award for the month of September. Congratulations WMES! Chorus students from WMES participated in KMEA 4th District Children's Chorus Slop the Hogs Marion County Judicial Center West Marion Elementary students visit the Marion County Public Library. WMES 5th Graders visit the sewer plant Ham Days Week Reward Day with the FFA Dunking Booth Reward Day with the FFA Dunking Booth

Current News

MCPS I2-Innovation Institute Call for Presenters

Marion County Public Schools is hosting an in-house technology conference for all certified teachers on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. As we move forward with our 1:1 technology initiative and 21st century learning, we understand and value professional development and training. If you are interested in presenting either an instructional strategy using technology or a lesson on the 4 Cs (Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration & Communication), click here to fill out our call for presenters form. A notification of selection for presenting will be sent by December 20, 2016.


Special Called Meeting

2015-16 KPREP Testing Results

Marion County Public Schools has been named a Distinguished and Progressing District based on 2015-16 state assessment data. The release of 2015-16 Unbridled Learning results on Thursday, September 29, 2016, also identified several district schools for their exemplary performance on the most recent round of state assessments.

  • Calvary Elementary: Distinguished
  • Glasscock Elementary: Proficient, Progressing 
  • Lebanon Elementary: Proficient, Progressing 
  • West Marion Elementary: Distinguished, Progressing, School of Distinction
  • Lebanon Middle: Needs Improvement, Progressing
  • St. Charles Middle: Distinguished, Progressing, School of Distinction
  • Marion County High: Proficient

Congratulations Marion County – a place where you’re always getting closer to your dream!


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Red Ribbon Week
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10/24/2016 - 10/28/2016
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11/7/2016 - 11/8/2016
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11/23/2016 - 11/25/2016
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12/19/2016 - 12/23/2016
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