District News

Non-Traditional Instruction Survey

Marion County Public Schools is exploring the feasibility of using a non-traditional approach to making up missed days due to inclement weather and other emergencies. More information about the program (including examples of what other districts are doing) can be found by clicking here. If you are interested in serving on a committee, please contact Central Office at (270) 692-3721. Please click here to complete our survey. 

2015 Strategic Planning Summit Photo Gallery

Marion County Public Schools held its annual Strategic Planning Summit on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Over 140 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.

Public Comment Committee Meeting

The next Public Comment Committee meeting will take place on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 4:00 pm at the Marion County Board of Education. Anyone who is interested in attending the meeting is welcome to do so. If you have any questions, please contact Daniel Beams at daniel.beams@marion.kyschools.us.


Staff Drug Testing Committee

The first meeting for the Staff Drug Testing Committee will take place on Monday, April 6, 2015 at 3:30 pm. Any community members wishing to participate in the meeting are welcome to do so. The meeting will be held at the Marion County Board of Education.

The following is a tentative agenda:

  • Chairperson election
  • Discuss Purpose
  • Current Board Policy in regards to Bus Drivers
  • Different Types of Policies—Suspicious, Random
  • Other District Policies
  • Discussion
  • Timeline
Bullying and Online Safety Event

The Western Marion County Youth Service Center will host a Bullying and Online Safety event on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 6:00-7:30 pm at St. Charles Middle School. Below is an agenda for the event:

  • Bullying/Internet Safety Tips for Parents
  • Preview of Bully Prevention
  • Safety Tipline tutorial/District Policy overview of bullying
  • Internet Safety Tips provided by the Kentucky Center for School Safety and more

If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact Van Gadberry at van.gadberry@marion.kyschools.us.


The Lebanon Middle School Beta Club completed an engineering project at the state convention in March. This group of students were up against 70 other teams and only had 15 minutes and 200 straws/tape to come up with a design. Their final tower was 59 inches tall.