District News

Staff Development Day

Monday, October 13th is a staff development day without students. Please click read more to check the location of your work site for this day. The day’s schedule will be training from 8:00-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3:00 p.m. with lunch on your own from 11:30-12:30.

 

Proficient schools recognized at October 14 Board meeting

Superintendent Schlosser presented Louisville Slugger bats with the Dream, Believe, and Achieve logo on them to the schools that achieved proficiency status for the 2013-14 school year at the October 14, 2014 Board meeting.

Diane Evans Retirement Reception

Diane Evans retired June 30, 2014 after being employed by Marion County Public Schools for over 38 years. Diane held several roles in the district, from head teacher at Bradfordsville School, to principal, music teacher, chapter I reading teacher at Calvary Elementary, county-wide fine arts coordinator, elementary instructional supervisor, and food service/support services director. A reception was held on October 14, 2014 to celebrate Diane and her time in Marion County. We wish you the best Diane!


MCPS is a proficient district!

Marion County Public Schools has been named a Proficient District based on 2013-14 state assessment data. The release of 2013-14 Unbridled Learning results on Friday, October 3, places MCPS in the top 20 percent of districts in Kentucky. Additionally, Calvary Elementary and Marion County High School were each named Proficient schools with Lebanon Middle, St. Charles Middle, and West Marion Elementary being named Proficient/Progressing schools. MCPS is one of only 56 districts meeting proficiency in 2014.  Congratulations Marion County!  When we all work TOGETHER, a great district gets even better!

Northern Kentucky University Trailblazer Award

On September 29 in Somerset, Tammy May was presented with the Northern Kentucky University Trailblazer Award for Mathematics Education. She is shown here with Alice Gabbard, the Senior Director of the Kentucky Center for Mathematics. Tammy has served as the Math Interventionist at Lebanon Elementary School since 2008.

New tools to use RIT scores to find free educational resources

RIT to Resource is a website that helps you find open educational resources based on a student’s RIT. It also shows you educational content aligned to standards, and provides a projection of college readiness for students in grade 8 and above.

RIT to Resource is designed to work on computers, tablets, and smartphones.

They've also partnered with Khan Academy to provide you with an easy way to find math resources based on a student’s goal RIT score. You can find these new resources here.