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Board Adopts 2018-19 School Calendar

The Metcalfe County Board of Education adopted the following 2018-19 school calendar at the January monthly meeting. 

Opening Day (Staff Only) - Thursday, August 23, 2018
Teacher Work Day – Friday, August 24, 2018
First Day Students – Monday, August 27, 2018
Labor Day – Monday, September 3, 2018
Fall Break – October 1 – October 5, 2018
Thanksgiving Break – November 21 – November 23, 2018
Christmas Break – Students last day December 20, 2018 – Return to School January 7, 2019
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 21, 2019 – No School
Presidents Day – February 18, 2019 – No School (Possible Make-up Day)
Spring Break – April 1 – April 5, 2019 – No School
Last Day for Students – May 23, 2019
Closing Day (Staff Only) – May 24, 2019

*Click "Read More" for a detailed article about the school calendar and January board meeting.


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January Board Meeting

The monthly board meeting of the Metcalfe County Board of Education was held Wednesday, January 17, 5PM @ the Central Office.

Summary


Metcalfe County Schools Closed Through Friday

Metcalfe County Schools will be closed on Thursday and Friday, January 18 and 19, 2018. Both days will be NTID. All students should follow the instructions provided by their teachers in order to complete studies and assignments at home. 


Homecoming Postponed

Homecoming activities scheduled for Saturday night, January 20, have been postponed until Friday, February 2. The Hornets and Lady Hornets will host Caverna at 5:30. In addition, this will also be "Pink Out" night.

The girls and boys varsity basketball games against Red Boiling Springs are still on schedule for this Saturday, January 20 at MCHS. Girls tip off at 6pm with the boys to follow.


2018 MCHS Basketball Homecoming Candidates

Homecoming Candidates


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New Immunization Requirements

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 12th grade must show proof of having received two doses of Hepatitis A vaccine to attend school.
  • Students age 16 years or older, must show proof of having received two doses of Meningococcal ACWY vaccine (MenACWY) to attend school. If the first dose of MenACWY at age 16 years or older, the second dose is not required for school entry.

For more information on the new requirements, please follow these links:

New Kentucky Immunization Requirements for Elementary School Entry

New Kentucky Immunization Requirements for Middle School Entry

New Kentucky Immunization Requirements for High School Entry


INCLEMENT WEATHER PLANS

Metcalfe County School officials regularly monitor weather conditions, particularly during the winter months.  There is regular communication with area emergency personnel and related agencies.  Should there ever be a need to dismiss school early and/or cancel a school day, the information will be released by the following methods.

 

Within minutes of the decision being made the announcement will:

  • Be sent to all local media outlets (Television and Radio)
  • Will be posted prominently on the district web site
  • Will be posted on Facebook and Twitter
  • A district One Call will be initiated immediately

Metcalfe Students Perform in All-District Band

All-District Band

Three Metcalfe County Band students recently performed at the Third District All-District Band in Bowling Green. Pictured (L-R) are Katelyn Bailey (10th grade), Cody Hart (10th grade) and Aidan Grindle (8th grade). 


Preparing for Snow Days

               

We would like to remind everyone that Metcalfe County Schools are again participating in the Non-Traditional Instructional Day (NTID), or “Snow Day” project. On the days school is dismissed for inclement weather all students should follow the instructions provided by their teachers in order to complete studies and assignments at home. Any day missed for snow directly before or after Christmas break will be considered an NTID day. As always, please contact your child’s school if you have questions.


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