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Popsicles to celebrate a summer of  Dream Bus fun. The Dream Bus stops at Raywick. Sometimes science experiments on the Dream Bus amazes even the adults. Cold popsicles on a hot day at the Dream Bus. Taking a break from the Dream Bus kickball game Students were very creative with their handmade instruments. Purple popsicle to match a purple shirt. Making outlines of their hands to be hung in the Dream Bus Exploration Blast students visit the Louisville Zoo. Exploration Blast students visit the Louisville Zoo. Water balloon batting practice at M2: Maker and Mover Camp. Teamwork makes the dream work at Calvary's M2: Maker and Mover Camp.  MCHS Art Journaling: Mixed Media Arts Camp All smiles on the Dream Bus National Jr Beta Special Talent Champions National Jr. Beta Special Talent Champions Marion County Middle School prepares for the ’17-’18 school year with LEAD training. MCHS baseball is ready for the state tournament.  Mrs. Schlosser gave each baseball player a Dream, Believe, Achieve t-shirt for their send off. Calvary's Wildlife of Kentucky Camp Media Arts Camp visits KET studios. Fitness is Fun camp knocks it out of the park at a Lexington Legends baseball game.  Hiding out on the playground at Calvary's Wildlife of Kentucky Camp. Students participate in the Media Arts Camp Olympics. Fun with friends at Move and Groove Camp. A leadership team representing Marion County High School Student Ambassadors visited Western Kentucky University to complete a campus tour and class with the nationally renowned Spirit Masters on Wednesday, June 7. Parachute fun at Move and Groove Camp. Move and Groove Camp Learning about iMovie at Media Arts Camp. Welding at ATC camp Leadership in the Arts Camp Working on robots at PLTW camp. Knight Ball Camp Woodworking at ATC camp Erin Waggoner, the Director of Technology from Jessamine County, conducted a Google professional development for teachers at West Marion Elementary. The Marion County Knights Baseball Team celebrates the final out of their regional tournament championship victory. Recess at Mama Mia It's a Pizza Camp Hiding out on the playground Summer feeding at Glasscock's Adventures in Music Camp. Creative learning at Glasscock Scrapbooking at Arts Alive Camp Recreation time at Arts Alive Camp Bradfordsville Dream Bus Stop Students enjoying summer meals at the Dream Bus stop. Mrs. Juanita assists the 21st Century cooking students. 21st Century visited the Extension Office and practiced marketing lemonade. Summer Fun program at West Marion Elementary Participants of Glasscock's Summer Fun Camp. Stumming the ukulele at Glasscock's Summer Fun Camp. Marion County teachers honored at Campbellsville University Rebecca Costisick, Renee Kaminski, and Jennifer Russell Summer feeding at All-Tech camp. Practicing GIS mapping at All-Tech Camp. Team building at All-Tech camp. Enjoying robotics at All-Tech camp. Marion County High School Graduation 2017! The closing to a great year. Honoring Mr. Steven Followell at closing day. Marion County Education Association celebrates closing day. Several achievements were recognized at the closing day ceremony. Breakfast is served at closing day 2017. Excited to close out the year! Marion County Public Schools recognized all retirees during its Closing Day ceremony on Thursday, May 18, 2017.  Pictured (L-R): Cindy Hamilton, Joni Farmer, Kenny Followell (accepting posthumously for his brother Steven Followell), Perri “Grover” Warren, Gail King, Karen O’Daniel, Jeanie Proctor, and Cathy Sparrow.  Not pictured: Joyce Mattingly. The graduating class of West Marion Elementary enjoyed celebrating their successes at Lebanon's Graham Memorial Park. The Shield, Marion County High School's student newspaper, recently placed 2nd in General Excellence in class AA of the Kentucky High School Journalism Association's annual contest. MCHS Senior band students were honored at the annual band banquet held on Thursday, May 4th at the Marion County Cooperative Extension Office. Congratulations to the 2016-17 Teen Leadership Marion County Graduating Class. Kudos to the 2016-17 TLMC Scholarship Recipient Nicholas Sandusky, 11th grader at MCHS. Marion County FFA members received awards and honors at the annual awards banquet on May 4th. 2016-2017 5th Grade P.E. Program at West Marion Elementary Students in Mrs. Kelly's class at West Marion Elementary completed a tally chart, bar graph and probability activity using Smarties. Glasscock students did a FABULOUS job at the annual Showcase this year! #bulldogscandance #content Glasscock students did a FABULOUS job at the annual Showcase this year! #bulldogscandance #content Glasscock students did a FABULOUS job at the annual Showcase this year! #bulldogscandance #content MCPS gifted and talented students enjoyed Science Saturday at the Crown Center with the Campbellsville University College of Education on April 29, 2017. Students completed interactive lessons on the ecosystem. Students in Mrs. Keene's class at WMES work with a partner to complete a math FAL (formative assessment lesson). Calvary Elementary Students visit our Capital-Frankfort. The Marion County FFA Greenhouse is now open daily from 3-4 pm. Marion County Public Schools held its annual Strategic Planning Summit on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Marion County Public Schools held its annual Strategic Planning Summit on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Students in Mrs. Dougherty's class collaborate on giving feedback for a constructed response using G-Suite. Lebanon Elementary Doughnuts for Dads! Lebanon Elementary Dream Bus Tour 2017! Batman visits Lebanon Elementary! MCHS students take a Pacesetters Tour of ECTC. Birthday Bash at the MCPS Reading Celebration event held on Thursday, April 20. Glasscock Elementary students PJ Lanham and Trinity Votaw demonstrated the robots they built and programmed at the April 12 board of education meeting. The GES Project Lead the Way team finished seventh recently at the national competition! Batman visits Lebanon Middle School with a powerful message about not bullying and not doing drugs or alcohol. Batman visits SCMS for a 'no drugs, no bullying' campaign! Students from LMS & SCMS compete in the 5th annual BATTLE OF THE BOOKS MCHS Student Technology Leadership Program travel to Rupp Arena to compete! LMS STLP Team at State Competition LMS 4H Speech Winners LMS Student Council Promotes Child Abuse Prevention Month These GES students presented at the MCPS 4th annual spring summit 2017. #bulldogsareleaders SCMS students enjoy the KONA ICE treats. Kentucky Cooperage is making dreams come true for Marion County children.  The local industry donated $2000 to the district's Backpack Program which provides weekend food for students in need.  Pictured are Nancy Shockency, MCPS Backpack program director, and Doris Mattingly, Kentucky Cooperage Office Manager.  When we all work together, a great district gets even better! Members of the MCPS school readiness team attended the Governor’s  mid-year School Readiness Summit. The MCHS Concert band received a distinguished rating in performance and sight reading at the 2017 Heartland Concert Festival on March 21st. On March 16th, FFA members compete in the Lincoln Trail Region Day competition.  Four students, Gerard Flanagan – Prepared Public Speaking, Carrie Ann Followell – Extemporaneous Public Speaking, Sierra Bickett – Small Animal Impromptu and Lee Ann Jones – FFA Creed advanced to state competition. Glasscock Elementary celebrated their wonderful students at their annual Proficiency Party. #bulldogsareleaders These Glasscock 5th graders attended the Young Leader's Conference at MCHS. #bulldogsareleaders Marion County current and future football players traveled to Central Hardin High School on Saturday to compete in the State Powerlifting Meet. St. Charles Middle School students placed in the competition. MCHS students visit the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY. Lebanon Middle School Jr BETA Living Literature, Talent Winners, and Candidate for State Secretary. Lebanon Middle School Volleyball Team Lebanon Middle School student council promotes positive thinking through messages in the hallway and on lockers. Marion County Middle Schools Band under the direction of Mrs. Joni Farmer

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Bus Directory information for 2017-2018 routes

Bus Directory info

Open House Dates

Open House and registration dates for Marion County Schools are listed below:

2017-2018 School Bus Routes

Marion County School Bus Routes for the 2017-2018 school year are now available on the Transportation Webpage. Click on the links below:

Bus Routes 2017-2018

Bus Directory 2017-2018

Bus Transfer List 2017-2018

Information for Primary Talent Pool

Primary Talent Pool Brochure

Dream Bus Schedule Summer 2017

Dream Bus summer schedule will begin on Tuesday May 30, 2017 and end on Friday July 21, 2017.  The Week of July 3rd through July 7th the Dream Bus will not run.  

Raywick Park

Village Loop Apts.
Cleaver Court

Rosenwald Village
Bradfordsville Community Center

Hamilton Heights/Hardin Place
Behind Cedarwood Restaurant East Main

Warren Acres
Rolling Hills Subdivision

Marion County Summer Dream Academy

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  Marion County Dream Academy

Kindergarten-2nd Grade School Supply List 2017-2018

Marion County Public Schools School Supply List Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade ϖ	2 Boxes of Crayola Crayons 24 ct. ϖ	6 Elmer Glue Sticks ϖ	Pencil Box or Pouch ϖ	3 Packages of Pencils ϖ	Pair of Fiskars Scissors ϖ	4 Notebooks ϖ	4 Plastic Folders (2 pockets with prongs) ϖ	2 Packages of Loose Leaf Paper ϖ	1 Box of Expo Markers 1 Box of Cap Erasers


3rd-5th Grade School Supply List 2017-2018

Marion County Public Schools School Supply List 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade  ϖ	Package of Colored Pencils ϖ	2 Boxes of Crayola Crayons 24 ct. ϖ	6 Sticks of Elmer Glue ϖ	Pencil Box or Pouch ϖ	3 Packages of Pencils ϖ	2 Composition Notebooks ϖ	2 One Subject Notebooks ϖ	4 Plastic Folders (2 pockets and prongs) ϖ	2 Packages of Loose Leaf Paper ϖ	1 Box of Expo Markers ϖ	1 Box of Cap Erasers


Opening Day for Faculty/Staff
@All Schools
Monday, 8/7/2017
First Day of School for Students
@All Schools
Wednesday, 8/9/2017
First Day for Preschool Students
@All Schools
Monday, 8/21/2017
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Marion County Public Schools Fast Facts:

  • 2015 Distinguished District
  • Test scores rank in the top 20% of KY Schools
  • 2nd largest employer in Marion County
  • 3,300 students
  • Over 600 employees
  • 1/44 districts chosen for non-traditional school day instruction
  • Ready-Set-Grow reading initiative that provides every newborn with their 1st book
  • Home of the Marion County Student Ambassadors
  • 70% College and Career Ready rate
  • Graduation rate 93.2%
  • 24 National Board Certified teachers
  • State recognized Migrant Program
  • CU, EKU, SCC, KCTCS partnerships
  • 7,000 books given away yearly
  • $1.5 million in scholarships awarded annually to graduates
  • 700 students continue learning at the Summer Dreamy Academy
  • 537,000 miles traveled by bus annually
  • 2,500 miles traveled daily in school routes
  • Nearly 14,000 summer meals served annually
  • 1,983 technology devices district-wide
  • About 62+ opportunities for student extra-curricular involvement