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MCES Fall Festival Scheduled for Oct. 21

MCES Fall Festival

The MCES Fall Festival is Saturday, October 21. We will have games, a silent auction, cake walk, bingo, a chili lunch, and much more. Along with all of the festival activities, we will also be selling pansies from our own MCES greenhouse: $2 for a pack of four.

Pansies


National Honor Society Inductees

NHS Inductees

On September 20, 2017, 13 new members were inducted into the Metcalfe County High School chapter of the National Honor Society. New members include: Miranda England, Lauren Chapman, Konnor Gallagher, Gracie Tucker, Allie Coffey, Cody Hart, Dakota Tiller, Dillon Syra, Elizabeth Decker, Jacob Miller, Lucas Firkins, Logan Firkins, and Ethan Bates. Inductees and their families were treated to a meal prepared by the Metcalfe County Food Service staff and listened to speeches and words of encouragement from current NHS members: Kennedy Bates, Ryan Clemmons, Madison Gillentine, and Julie Barlow.

NHS Inductees

 

 


MCMS Students Relish in Nutrition Day

MCMS Nutrition Day

Metcalfe County Middle School students learned the importance of healthy eating during "Nutrition Day" on Sept. 29.  MCMS health and physical education teacher Amber London organized the event. She helped core teachers integrate nutrition and healthy eating exercises into their daily lesson plans. Teachers used food to teach science, math, art, etc. Students then took part in a variety of taste tests.

In the past, only 7th grade students participated in "Nutrition Day." This year it was expanded to all students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades thanks to the McDonald’s of the Bluegrass Balanced, Active Lifestyle Grant Program. 

Click here for more pictures from "Nutrition Day."

MCMS Nutrition Day


Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton Visits MCHS

Lt. Gov. Visits MCHS

Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton stopped by MCHS on Monday, Oct. 9 to promote the 2018 Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge (LGEC).

The LGEC is a pitch competition for all Kentucky high school students. It's designed to introduce students to a realistic business environment, highlight entrepreneurial values, promote business ownership, and encourage lifelong learning. 

The registration deadline is Oct. 31. Prizes include a share of up to $100,000 in scholarships split among the top four teams at Finals, which can be used at any post-secondary institution in Kentucky.

Click here for full details about the program.

Lt. Gov. Visits MCHS


MCHS Hosts 2017 Football Homecoming

Football Homecoming 2017

The Metcalfe County Hornets defeated the Clinton County Bulldogs 29-26 on homecoming night. The Hornets are now 5-1 on the season and will host Monroe County on senior night next Friday. 

2017 Football Homecoming

The 2017 homecoming queen was crowned at halftime. The winner was senior Brilee Tucker. Members of her court included Kennedy Bates, Kiley Jolly, Kennedy Kincaid, and last year's queen MacKenzie Coleman. Click here for more photos of homecoming night!


First Responders Honored at 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

First responders, along with city andcounty leaders, were honored at a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony hosted by the Metcalfe County Junior Beta Club. Invited guests were treated to breakfast followed by a program at the Metcalfe County Middle School auditorium.

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony


Students Collect Personal Care Items for Hurricane Victims

Personal Care Drive

Students at Metcalfe County Schools have been collecting personal care items for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. On Friday, Sept. 8, members from the the MCS FRYSC offices gathered all of the donations and drove them to the pickup site. Pictured above are, left to right, MCHS Principal Kelly Bell, Youth Services Center Coordinator Judy Thompson, Family Resource Coordinator Patty Bunch, MCMS Principal Allen Trotter, Superintendent Dr. Benny Lile, Family Resource Assistant Lori Eskridge, and MCES Principal Michael Gill. 

Personal Care DrivePersonal Care Drive


MCHS Student Selected to State 4-H Dairy Judging Team

Brilee Tucker

MCHS senior Brilee Tucker has been selected to be a part of the 2017 Kentucky 4-H Dairy Judging Team. There were only four youth selected in the entire state. Brilee will be traveling to two contests: the All-American Invitational Youth Dairy Cattle Judging contest in Pennsylvania and the National 4-H Dairy Judging contest in Wisconsin. Congrats Brilee and best of luck!


Board Recognizes FRYSC Staff

FRYSC

Members of the Metcalfe County Schools' Family Resource and Youth Services Center were honored for their hard work and dedication during the Board of Education's regular meeting on August 14. Pictured left to right, Judy Thompson, Patty Bunch, Lori Eskridge, and Board Chairman Joey Shive. (Not Pictured is Pam Stearns.)


District Welcomes New Employees

MCS New Employees

Metcalfe County students will see a few new faces when school starts. The district introduced 13 new employees at the Board of Education office on Aug. 10.


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