District News

Marion WAN Project

Request for Proposal
Title: Marion WAN Project
Closing Time to Receive Bids: Friday, March 4, 2016 at 12:00 PM

The Marion County Board of Education hereby solicits bids for WAN Connectivity to four sites from district central hub. Persons/Companies interested in submitting a bid may download bid specifications by clicking here. Questions pertaining to the bidding process should be directed to Thomas Lyons (thomas.lyons@marion.kyschools.us) at (270)692-3721. Bids may be delivered to the Marion County Board of Education Office on or before 12:00 PM (Eastern) on Friday March 4, 2016. Method of delivery may be hand delivered, mail, fax or email. To receive consideration proposals must be received prior to time designated in this invitation. None shall be accepted thereafter.

WMES Principal Selection Survey

West Marion Elementary School’s SBDM council has started the principal selection process. They have developed the following criteria or principal traits to use in the development of the interview questions and would like your feedback and input: 

  1. Can connect and build positive relationships with the students, staff, parents, and community.
  2. Will support a warm, welcoming school environment in which students, parents, and staff feel safe and secure.
  3. Believes in and understands developmentally appropriate instruction and continuous progress for all students.
  4. Has a vision to move students and staff toward the highest levels of 21st century learning.
  5. Listens to input, communicates effectively, and makes fair and consistent student-centered decisions.

Please click here to take the principal selection survey.

I2 Innovation Institute

Click here for the collaborative document used by presenters.

Click here for the post conference survey link.

Presidents' Day will be a make-up day

Marion County Public Schools will be in session on Presidents' Day, Monday, February 15, 2016. This day will serve as the first make-up day of the 2015-16 school year.

2016-17 Kindergarten Registration

Click here to download the 2016-17 Kindergarten registration application.

Non-Traditional Instruction Day Survey

In an effort to gain parent feedback about the first Non-Traditional Instruction Day (NTID) that was used on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, we ask that you please complete this survey so we may improve future NTI days.

Parents: Click here to take the survey.

Teachers: Click here to take the survey. 

2016-17 Over the Top Preschool Registration

Parents may complete the Marion County Preschool 2016-17 Application prior to the registration event and turn the application in on Saturday, February 13.

Gifted and Talented Dance Auditions


Gifted and Talented Dance Auditions!

Are you serious about dance?

Do your friends say that you should be on that dancing contest show?

Do you spend hours watching videos on how to perfect that one dance move?

If so, then Gifted and Talented is looking for you!


Who: You

What: Gifted and Talented Dance Auditions

When: April 11, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Marion County High School Gym

Why: We are looking for students who are serious about dance and have a talent. (This is NOT a contest!)


  1. Sign up to audition in the front office.
  2. Create a 1.5 - 2 minute dance audition.
  3. Come to the auditions.
  4. Do your best.


If you have any questions contact Mrs. Phillips at: dawn.phillips@marion.kyschools.com