LMS after school basketball Intramurals. LMS Staff provided lunch this past Friday for our fantastic lunch ladies and custodians.  Marion County Public Schools Migrant Education presented at NASDME National Conference held in San Diego, CA. Marion County Public Schools Migrant Education presented at NASDME National Conference held in San Diego, CA. School Resource Officer Bill Walsh spoke to students and parents regarding the consequences you may serve after violating the law at the Truth & Consequences Program. Mr. Abell, MCHS Principal, spoke to MCHS students at the Truth & Consequences Program held at the courthouse on 4/28/2016. Court Designated Worker Kathy Lewis spoke with MCHS freshmen and their parents at the Truth & Consequences Program held at the courthouse. LMS students Drop and Read during Reading Celebration Week! Representative Terry Mills joined Ms. Allen's social studies class for a read-aloud. MCHS faculty and staff participate in the district's R20 event that took place on Thursday, April 21. Left: Senator Jimmy Higdon reading NUMBER THE STARS with Kim Wright's class at SCMS. Right: Mrs. McFall reading an old favorite. MCHS students participate in the district's R20 event that took place on Thursday, April 21. Mary Ann May read First Peas to the Table to LES students and later let students feel pea seeds and taste peas. LMS teachers work together on the school wide Program Review in Arts & Humanities, Practical Living/Career Studies, and Writing! Every student at LMS received a free book during Marion County Schools Reading Celebration Week! Special thanks to MCPS for providing books for our kids! Author, Courtney Stevens, speaks to MCHS students. MCHS students receive their free books! 
MCHS beat Taylor County High School in the 2016 Battle of the Books! 2016 Reading Celebration BETA Club participates in the Reading Celebration. Zakais Newby having a great time at the MCHS Reading  Celebration. Some Lebanon Middle School faculty members celebrate reading! Joan Wood, LES Librarian, and George Ella Lyon at the Marion County  Reading Celebration. Mr. VanDyke's and Ms. Bardin's 6th grade math students participate in Live Scoring at LMS! Amy Mattingly's English class collaborates with MCPL's Tween/Teen librarian Mrs. Elaine. Marion County Middle School Softball Calvary's BETA collected 1,608 books to donate to our community. Marion County Public Schools is appreciative of the Exceptional Child Education staff for volunteering at the Autism Walk at Graham Memorial Park on April 16. 2016 Strategic Planning Summit - Unveiling of the Dream Bus - a mobile learning unit that will be traveling to your neighborhood this summer! 2016 Strategic Planning Summit - Unveiling of the Dream Bus 2016 Strategic Planning Summit - Unveiling of the Dream Bus 2016 Strategic Planning Summit 2016 Strategic Planning Summit 2nd graders in Mrs. Pratt's class use the Lebanon Enterprise for Language Arts lesson. Marion County YSC offers an after school Babysitting Clinic for Lebanon Middle School students. The Cooperative Extension Service in conjunction with the Health Department provided the curriculum and instructors. China Grundy, MCHS TLMC member works the Fast Food Booth on April 1st at Glasscock Elementary's Dollars & Sense program for 5th graders. The program is geared toward teaching students about smart spending choices and how to budget money. MCHS TLMC members work various booths at Glasscock Elementary's 4-H Dollars and Sense program held on April 1, 2016. Reward Day at West Marion Elementary Mrs. Durham's kindergarten class students measuring at Lebanon Elementary School. St. Charles Middle School held a Spelling Bee on March 25, with Samuel Thompson (left) as the SCMS Spelling Bee Champion.  Maria Caldwell (right) was the overall 6th grade winner and Damon Bickett (middle) was the overall 8th grade winner. Marion County Middle Schools Girls' Softball The Marion County Middle School Band received Distinguished ratings in their Performance Assessment. Marion County Middle School Baseball team welcomes Davis Rafferty to the home plate for a home run. Operation Preparation at St. Charles Middle School. Lebanon Elementary second graders visited Kentucky School for the Deaf.

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Marion County ATC Summer Academy

Click here to view the MCATC Summer Academy brochure.

State STLP Results

MCPS Student Technology Program led the state in winning products from Lebanon Middle School and Marion County High School. In the words of David Couch, Commissioner of Technology with the Kentucky Department of Education, to be Kentucky’s best is to be the nation’s best.  Therefore, Marion Co. students lead the nation in their technology skills. 

MCHS FFA Greenhouse

The Marion County High School FFA Greenhouse is open for sells every day from 3:00-4:00 pm until all plants are sold. 

Where I'm From Poems

Congratulations to three of our own students who had their poems published on the Kentucky Arts Council website! Click here to read the poems.

Nickel Tax

2015-16 School Calendar Changes

The Marion County Board of Education approved changes to the 2015-16 school calendar on April 19. The last day of school for students will be Friday, May 20, 2016, with high school graduation taking place on Saturday, May 21 at 10:00 am. A staff development day will be held on Monday, May 23, with closing day for faculty and staff on Tuesday, May 24.

2016 Reading Celebration Photo Gallery

Marion County Public Schools held its annual Reading Celebration on Tuesday, April 20, 2016. Each school had their own room and various community members were present. We appreciate all those who came out and enjoyed the event! Click here to view pictures.

2016 Strategic Planning Summit Photo Gallery

Marion County Public Schools held its annual Strategic Planning Summit on Thursday, April 14, 2016. Over 200 faculty, staff, and community members were present. We'd like to say "thank you" to all those who helped make this event happen, in addition to thanking the many contributors that help make DREAMS come true for the students of Marion County! Click here to view pictures from the event.

2016 Summer Dream Academy

SCMS Cast and Crew invites you!

St. Charles Middle School partners with Kentucky Classic Theatre to present Annie Jr. on May 5, 6, and 7 at 7:00 PM at Angelic Hall.


Last Day for Students
@All Schools
Friday, 5/20/2016
High School Graduation
@Marion County High School
Saturday, 5/21/2016
Staff Development Day - No School for Students
@All Schools
Monday, 5/23/2016
Closing Day for Faculty & Staff
@All Schools
Tuesday, 5/24/2016
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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