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Maker’s Mark sponsors Marion County Education Foundation Ed foundation

The Marion County Education Foundation is pleased to announce Maker’s Mark as a founding sponsor, which ensures support to the Foundation for the next four years.

“Helping the Marion County Education Foundation is one way we can show support for the local community, which has been so good to us, as well as help education, which is truly important to everyone,” said Rob Samuels, an eighth-generation distiller and chief operating officer of Maker’s.

Contributions to the Marion County Education Foundation directly impact classroom activities through grant awards to teachers. Teachers may apply to the Foundation to request funding to support unique and innovative projects. Applications will be evaluated by a panel to ensure that the project aligns with curriculum goals of Marion County Public Schools. The first projects funded by the Foundation will be implemented in the 2019-2020 school year.

Updated: MCPS Local Planning Committee finalized announcement

Marion County Public Schools has a new Local Planning Committee after all 20 positions were finalized Friday afternoon.

“This is an exciting time in MCPS because we can now start to make some real progress in improving our district’s facilities,” MCPS Superintendent Taylora Schlosser said. “It’s no secret that this has been a lengthy process, but I feel really good about where we are right now.”

Series of Professional Development opportunities available to MCPS teachers roadshow flyer

Teachers in MCPS will have plenty of opportunties for professional growth over the coming weeks and months thanks to the Professional Learning Road Show -- a series of PD sessions offered at various locations throughout the district.

 

Walston discusses new role as Assistant Principal for Student Support at LES Walston

Mrs. Paula Walston made the transition from classroom teacher to Assistant Principal for Student Support at Lebanon Elementary School this year. She sat down to discuss her new role and some of the exciting things happening at LES this year.

 

What types of responsibilities will you have in your new role as Assistant Principal for Student Support?

In my new role, I will assist the principal in providing instructional leadership and student support. Our mission at Lebanon Elementary School is Every Child, Every Day, Charging Forward. To support this mission, I will be working to ensure that all L.E.S. students have the opportunity to dream, provide the support they need to believe in their dreams, and ensure they have access to the resources they need to achieve their dreams and goals. Parents may contact me with questions, concerns, and/or ideas of how we can work together to support their child/children.

Dream Bus Video 2018 Dream Bus Video 2018

Summer Dream Academy Video 2018 Marion County Summer Dream Academy Video 2018

MCPS expected to be without internet and phone services due to electrical malfunction important info

Due to a major electrical malfunction at Marion County High School the entire Marion County Public Schools district is expected to be without internet and phone capabilities beginning at 7:00 am Friday, August 3.  At this time, it is unclear how long repairs will take.

MCPS will continue to provide updates with this on-going issue through the district’s social media channels, the One-Call Now system, and the local media.

!!IMPORTANT!! Online Student Registration!! School Registration

Online Registration

Lebanon Elementary School is doing online registration for ALL of its students and families for the new school year.  We are using the Infinite Campus Parent Portal to complete this task.  Again, it is for ALL students.  If parents do not have account, they will need to create one by using and activation code.  To get your code, you must contact Lebanon Elementary School. We have several families that have not registered and will need to do so before school starts.  In order to help service our families for this task, the school will have staff available from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm on Monday, July 30 and Tuesday, July 31.  Please take some time to contact us or stop in during those times to register your child. Again, ALL students must be registered online for the coming school year.

For parents with students who are new to the district for the 2018-19 school year, there will be a registration link on the district’s website to allow them to complete registration.

New Parent Pick-Up Route Parent Pick-Up Route

The Lebanon City Police has requested all parent pick up to queue along College St. toward Chandler St. to avoid blocking traffic on Main St.

Supply Lists Back to School

LES Grade Level Supply Lists

                                      

 

MCPS to provide free breakfast and lunch for all students lunch

All students in Marion County Public Schools will receive free lunch and breakfast this year thanks to the district’s participation in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) federal program. According to MCPS School Nutrition Director Jennifer Wheeler, the program is good for four years and can be renewed based on the number of students who take advantage of school meals.

“The success in this program lies in participation,” Wheeler said. “Basically, the more students we have eating school breakfast and lunch, the better.”

Summer Dream Academy Week of June 11th WMES Kentucky Life: A Journey Through Time Camp made corn husk dolls.

It is another busy week at the Marion County Summer Dream Academy.

The Marion County ATC is hosting 4 camps. Car 101 teaches students the basics in car care and maintenance. The Health and Science of Athletics Camp teaches students how athletes keep their bodies ready for competition and to treat common injuries. It’s Time to Build lets students design their own project and build it. Students attending the PLTW Architectural Camp will get to use the Revit Architecture program to design a small house.

Students in 10th-12th grade will have the opportunity to visit college campuses.

Campers at 21st Century Education Summer Safari continue their second week. They will travel to the pool, extension office and zoo.

Escaping Glasscock is for 3rd-5th grade students who want to have fun and work their brains.

Kentucky Life: A Journey Through Time is hosting its final week of camp. They will finish the camp with a day of bouncy fun.

The M2: Maker-Mover Camp at Calvary Elementary provides an exciting week of art and play. The last day they will take off on a field trip to the House of Boom.

Marion County Middle School is having Relay Races with Robotics or Photography Skills Camp. Students can build a Lego Mindstorm EV3 robot or learn basic photography skills.

Up & Away from Pre-K to K helps students at Lebanon Elementary make the transition to Kindergarten. The camp will focus on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), but will also have literacy and vocabulary built into the curriculum.

LES Accepting Nominations for Minority Member of SBDM

Lebanon Elementary School is accepting nominations for a minority member of the SBDM Council. Nominations can be made at the school through Friday, June 8, 2018 during the hours of 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. To be nominated, the person must be a parent of a student enrolled for the 2018-2019 school year at Lebanon Elementary.

 

Online registration for 2018-2019 school year now available computer

Online registration through the Infinite Campus Parent Portal is now available. Parents who do not currently have a Parent Portal account should contact their child's school to get an activation key.

 

 

The Marion County Summer Dream Academy Kickoff has been cancelled.

The Marion County Summer Dream Academy Kickoff has been cancelled.

Summer Dream Academy Summer Dream Academy 2018

With the school year coming to a close, the Marion County Summer Dream Academy has many engaging opportunities. The Dream Academy Kickoff Celebration is May 31 at Graham Memorial Park from 5:30-7:30. There are over twenty camps throughout the summer with a variety of themes, so there is something for everyone. Free lunch is provided with each camp.

The Dream Bus will also be running June 4th through July 20th at ten locations.

For more information about camps or the Dream Bus you can check out the Dream Academy booklet here:
http://www.marion.kyschools.us/userfiles/55/my%20files/summer%20dream%20academy%20booklet_digital.pdf?id=561240

Summer Reading!!!

The Summer Reading Choice Board.  Complete 17 of these activities to participate in Back to School Fun!!!

Lebanon Elementary Principal Selection Criteria Survey now available important info

Please take a moment to fill out the Lebanon Elementary Principal Selection Criteria Survey which will help in creating interview questions for candidates.

Book Fair Book Fair

 

Monday, April 30 – Friday, May 4

Book Fair!!

Classroom Spotlight: LES students work with Baltimore filmmaker for student project film production

It was lights, camera, and action last week at Lebanon Elementary, as the school hosted artist-in-residence Blair Johnson, a Baltimore-based filmmaker, who worked with 5th graders to create short films based on the 7 Habits of Happy Kids outlined in the Leader-in-Me program.

No school in Marion County on March 26 important info

Marion County Public Schools will not be in session Monday, March 26, to allow all MCPS staff to attend intruder preparedness training.  The training will be led by the Kentucky State Police in conjunction with the Lebanon Police Department and the Marion County Sheriff’s Department.

Student artwork inspired by artist Dale Chihuly to be on display at Lebanon Elementary Family Nights, March 26-27 Student Artwork LES

Student artwork inspired by Dale Chihuly’s glass sculptures will be a part of Lebanon Elementary School’s Family Nights, March 26 and 27.  

Dr. Suess Week Celebration

Let’s CELEBRATE Dr. Seuss @ LES

Feb. 26 – March 2

 

Monday:  OH THE PLACES YOU’LL GO  - wear a shirt with a ‘place’ on it

Tuesday:  One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish  – Number Day (wear something with numbers on it)

Wednesday:  The Lorax – Crazy sock day (Don’t forget it’s PICTURE DAY, too.)

Thursday: The Cat in the Hat – Hat day

Friday: READ ACROSS LES/AMERICA DAY – wear comfy clothes or pajamas and plan to read, read, read as much of the day as possible

Lebanon Elementary Jr. Ambassadors host community members Jr. Ambassadors

The Lebanon Elementary School Jr. Ambassadors greeted community members and led a tour of the school’s facility Friday, January 26 prior to a leadership reception at the school.  

The Jr. Ambassador program -- featuring a group of six students from the 4th and 5th grades -- is modeled after Marion County High School’s Ambassador program, which provides leadership experience through public speaking opportunities and community outreach.

The group consists of students Mya Kehm, Spencer Smith, Hayden Brockman, Keiana Ballard, Annistyn Spalding, and Tim Hardin.

Video: Superintendent discusses tragedy in Marshall County video
Video: Superintendent discusses NTI days and Plan B bus routes
New immunization requirements effective July 1 Important info

Please see the information below from the Department of Public Health: 

A recent amendment to the Kentucky Administrative Regulation on the immunization schedules for attending school added new immunization requirements for the school year beginning on or after July 1, 2018.

  • Effective July 1, 2018, all students in kindergarten through twelfth grade must show proof of having received two doses of Hepatitis A vaccine to attend school.

Reading Challenge!

Reading Challenge!

Hey Lebanon Elementary students and teachers! Mrs. McFall is starting a snow day reading challenge! Post a picture of you reading in your favorite cozy spot with your eyes looking over the edge. Everyone who posts a picture will be put in a drawing for a prize pack! Entries will be accepted now until we go back to school. If you read more than one book, you can post more than once if you really read the whole book! Game on!

How to access NTI day materials NTI

With winter weather already responsible for school delays, now is a good time to review steps to access Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) day materials.

MCPS Inclement Weather Plan -- What to Know important info

Given the recent changes in weather, now is an excellent time to review Marion County Public School’s Inclement Weather Protocol, as well as Plan B Bus Routes and information related to Non-Traditional Instruction Days.  

 

Photos: Lebanon Elementary students present "Santa's Rockin' Christmas Eve" LES Christmas
i2 Conference Registration now open i2 logo

Registration is now available for the 2018 i2 Conference which will be held Tuesday, January 16 at Marion County High School.  The link below provides an overview of available sessions and directions for registering.

Registration Link

Photos: Lebanon Elementary students dress up for Career Day Career Day - LES

Students at Lebanon Elementary School were invited to dress up for Career Day.  Student selections ranged from pop star to president.

MCPS announces call for I-2 Conference presenters i2 logo2

 

Marion County Public Schools is seeking presenters for its annual I-2 Conference to be held at Marion County High School on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

The conference focuses on the integration of technology and best practices in the classroom.

MCPS invites prospective presenters interested in leading a session on an instructional strategy using technology or a lesson on the 4 C’s (Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration, Communication) to fill out the Google form found here.

If selected, a notification will be sent by December 20, 2016.

Muffins for Mom Muffin

Muffins for Mom!!

Wednesday 7:30am

Chili Supper Bowl of Chili

Chili Supper!

  Friday Night @ 5:30pm-7:30PM

Book Fair Book Fair

Book Fair Oct. 26 - Nov. 2Oct. 26 -Nov.2

For Online Book Fair Orders Click Here

MCPS and KCSS want you to make the pledge against bullying anti-bullying image

The Kentucky Center for School Safety (KCSS) has released on online anti-bullying pledge and Marion County Public Schools wants you to join the cause.

 

According to the KCSS website, “Together we can ‘Get Involved and Get it Solved’ STOP the Bullying! KCSS stands on the belief that everybody should enjoy school equally and be treated with respect. Community members, educators, students and parents are encouraged to get involved by taking this pledge against bullying.”

 

Video: MAP results explained -- English and Spanish versions MAP sample

MCPS Chief Academic Officer Tammy Newcome explains the MAP testing results parents will receive.

 

 

LES Jr. Ambassadors host community members for leadership reception Jr. Ambassadors

The Lebanon Elementary School Jr. Ambassadors greeted community members and led a tour of the school’s facility Friday, September 29th prior to a leadership reception in the school’s library.  

The Jr. Ambassador program -- featuring a group of six students from the 4th and 5th grades -- is modeled after Marion County High School’s Ambassador program, which provides leadership experience through public speaking opportunities and community outreach.