District News

Wellness Policies

Marion County Public Schools strives to provide school environments that promote and protect student health, well-being, and the ability to learn by supporting healthy eating and physical activities. The district wellness committee annually reviews its wellness policies and welcomes input from all stakeholders. School and district documents can be found here.  Anyone interested in joining this group and/or participating in future forums should contact Troy Benningfield at troy.benningfield@marion.kyschools.us.

Over the Top 2015-16 Preschool Registration

Promote Reading Poster Contest

Create a logo or make a poster to promote reading to your child 20 minutes per day (R20). 

Marion County Public Schools is sponsoring this contest! 

Entries will be judged and winners announced at our district-wide reading celebration in March so get started now!  For more information contact Traci Sharpe at 270-692-3721 or traci.sharpe@marion.kyschools.us.

MCATC Student Showcase "Gear for Career"

Please join us at the MCATC on Tuesday, December 9th for a display of student projects from a variety of our program areas. The ATC will be open to the community all day with projects set up on display. However, we would love for you to join us between 12:00 pm-1:00 pm—with student presentations beginning at 12:00 pm, followed by lunch. If you are unable to attend the afternoon session, students will also be presenting later that evening at the board meeting being held at the ATC.

Email amy.riney@marion.kyschools.us to RSVP. Please respond no later than Wednesday, December 3rd!

Dickens Christmas Celebration

On Friday, November 28, Marion County Public Schools had a reading booth set up downtown for the Dickens Christmas celebration. In conjunction with all of the festivities that evening, we encouraged parents, guardians, and loved ones to read to children 20 minutes per day (R20). Thank you to those of you that stopped by! Click here to view pictures from the event.

Dickens Christmas Celebration Reading Booth

On Friday, November 28, Marion County Public Schools will have a reading booth set up downtown for the Dickens Christmas celebration. We will be set up in the corner of Joe’s Deli on Main Street. In conjunction with all of the festivities that evening, we will be encouraging parents, guardians, and loved ones to read to children 20 minutes per day (R20) and “Give the gift of reading this holiday season"! We look forward to seeing you there!

Coach's Corner Newsletter, Volume 1 Issue 2

Across the Marion County Public School system, teachers are hard at work teaching students the Common Core Standards. One very beneficial strategy that is being used is providing students with feedback. Research indicates that effective feedback can increase student motivation, build on prior knowledge, and help students reflect on what they've learned; hence promoting student achievement. Click here to read the full newsletter.