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LMS Principal Selection Survey

Lebanon Middle School’s SBDM council has started the principal selection process.  We 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. Believes all children can learn at high levels.
  2. Makes management decisions that enhance teaching and learning.
  3. Is committed to closing achievement gaps and ensuring proficiency for all students.
  4. Understands the connection of school culture to student achievement.
  5. Believes in and will support adjusting instructional practices to meet various student-learning environments and also promote student empowerment, self-control, and self-discipline.
  6. Welcomes input and will be a model of good communication among all the stakeholders of the school community:  parents and families, students, teachers, administrators, and the community at large.

Click here to take the principal selection survey.

MCPS I2-Innovation Institute Call for Presenters

Marion County Public Schools is hosting an in-house technology conference for all certified teachers on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. As we move forward with our 1:1 technology initiative and 21st century learning, we understand and value professional development and training. If you are interested in presenting either an instructional strategy using technology or a lesson on the 4 Cs (Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration & Communication), click here to fill out our call for presenters form. A notification of selection for presenting will be sent by December 20, 2016.

MCHS Marching Knights Results

The Marion County High School Marching Knights finished in fifth place overall at the Kentucky Music Educators Association Class AAA East Regional Quarterfinals on Saturday, October 22, 2016, at Bourbon County High School.  The band will now compete as one of 16 Class AAA semi-finalists in the KMEA State Marching Band Championship on October 29 at Eastern High School in Middletown.  Good luck band!

McRay selected to lead MCATC Christina McRay

Mrs. Christina McRay has been selected to serve as the new Marion County Area Technology Center principal. McRay’s tenure as an educator includes eight years as a Business Education Teacher and Future Business Leaders of America club sponsor in Bullitt County as well as four years as an assistant principal at Marion County High. She is currently the Lebanon Middle School principal – a position she has held role since 2014. Superintendent Schlosser released the following statement on 10/19/16:

"On behalf of the Marion County Public Schools, Washington County Public Schools, and the Office of Career and Technical Education, I am pleased to announce that Mrs. Christina McRay has been selected to serve as the new Area Technology Center Principal. Christina began her career as a Business Education Teacher and Future Business Leaders of American club sponsor in Bullitt County. She served in this role for 8 years. She began her work in Marion County as an assistant principal at Marion County High School in 2010 and served in this role for 4 years. She is currently the Lebanon Middle School Principal. She has been serving in this role since 2014.

The selection committee believes that Mrs. McRay has a strong skill set, talent and enthusiasm to ensure that our students in Central Kentucky will truly graduate College and Career Ready based on the needs of local business & industry. As her immediate supervisor, I believe that Mrs. McRay will do an outstanding job of working closely with our community, our business & industry, our families & students, and our staff. She believes in the purpose of technical education and has several years of experience working in that field. Her experience as a principal and her excitement will translate into a culture of high expectations for all students!"

Our students can win up to $30,000!

Representatives from our local VFW post have contacted our offices about an exciting scholarship opportunity for middle and high school students. Check it out at http://www.vfw.org/community/youth-and-education/youth-scholarships?cookieCheck=true. Our local post wants to be involved and work to find some winners from Marion County! There are numerous cash prizes and free trips to Washington, D.C.  The deadline for submission is soon – November 1, 2016. If you have any questions, please contact Tabitha Tracey at tntracey721@yahoo.com. You can also reach her at (270) 402-2594.

2015-16 KPREP Testing Results

Marion County Public Schools has been named a Distinguished and Progressing District based on 2015-16 state assessment data. The release of 2015-16 Unbridled Learning results on Thursday, September 29, 2016, also identified several district schools for their exemplary performance on the most recent round of state assessments.

  • Calvary Elementary: Distinguished
  • Glasscock Elementary: Proficient, Progressing 
  • Lebanon Elementary: Proficient, Progressing 
  • West Marion Elementary: Distinguished, Progressing, School of Distinction
  • Lebanon Middle: Needs Improvement, Progressing
  • St. Charles Middle: Distinguished, Progressing, School of Distinction
  • Marion County High: Proficient

Congratulations Marion County – a place where you’re always getting closer to your dream!

Ready Set Grow Online Permission

If you are the parent or guardian of a child 0-4 years old and not registered for Ready…Set…Grow, you are missing out on a wonderful opportunity for you and your child. One of our Six Big Dreams for Marion County Public Schools is Learning Begins at Birth and we are committed to helping parents become the best first teacher a child can possibly have. We would like to invite you to register your child today for this opportunity. Your registration will ensure your child receives books for his/her birthday, you will receive information about events scheduled throughout the year that will connect you with other parents, and provide you with many resources. What better way to start your child’s educational journey and help you become the best first teacher your child can have, than to receive free books and resources? In order to participate, click here to sign up.