District News



2016-17 School Calendar Approved

The Metcalfe County Board of Education has approved the 2016-17 school calendar.

Highlights include: August 24th - First Day for Students

                           October 3-7 - Fall Break

                           December 19-30 - Christmas Break

                           April 3-7 - Spring Break

                           May 24 - Last Day for Students

Complete 2016-17 School Calendar

Collins and Fields Retire from Metcalfe County Schools

Bonnie Collins will retire from the Metcalfe County School District with 17 years of service.  Congratulations and Best Wishes, Bonnie.

Joyce Fields has been with the Metcalfe County School District for 27 years.  Congratulations and Best Wishes, Joyce.

Metcalfe Elementary Recognizes Staff and Student of the Month

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Campbellsville Excellence In Teaching Awards


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May School Board Meeting Summary

The Metcalfe County Board of Education met on May 12, 2016.




The MCHS Hornet Baseball team wins the 16th Distrcit championship!  With two stellar complete game pitching performances by Spencer Noe and Trevor Fields, coupled with clutch hitting and solid defense, the Hornets brought home the first district championship since 2004.

Metcalfe County High School Graduation

Watch MCHS Graduation Here

The graduation ceremony starts around the 32:00 minute mark.

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Anna Humphrey Honored As Metcalfe Middle School Student of the Month

Congratulations to Anna Humphrey, MCMS Student of the Month.

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Kelly Crawhorn Recognized as Teacher of the Month at MCMS

Congratulatioins to Mrs. Kelly Crawhorn, MCMS Teacher of the Month.


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Kelly Saderholm Devotes Time to Student Learning at Metcalfe County Middle School

Congratulations to Mrs. Kelly Saderholm on Board recognition.

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April 2016 School Board Meeting

The Metcalfe County Board of Education met in regular session, Tuesday, April 12, 2016


Finger Scanner FAQs

Biometric Finger Scanner Frequently Asked Questions

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Dancing with Metcalfe Stars

Did you miss Dancing with Metcalfe Stars Thursday night? Click the link below for a video of the live performance. Performances begin around 20 minutes into the video.

Click Here for Live Video

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Kathy Judd Receives Classified Employee of the Month at MCHS

Kathy Judd serves as an administrative assistant in the couseling department at Metcalfe County High School.  Ms. Judd continues to help students meet their needs on a daily basis and also assist with college and career planning.


Mackenzie Coleman Reaches 2000 points for the Lady Hornets

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March Board of Education Meeting Summary

Summary notes of the March 2016 Metcalfe County Board of Education meeting


Metcalfe County Snow Day Plan - *UPDATE*

Please click on "Read more" below for an update on the NTID process!


Click here to learn more about the Metcalfe County Snow Day Plan. (Non-traditional Instructional Day)


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Metcalfe Elementary Names Student and Staff of the Month

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Metcalfe County "Point of Pride"


February is Gifted Education month across Kentucky.  During this time "Points of Pride" from across the state are being displayed at the capitol. Metcalfe County is proud to be featured among just over 30 other school districts.

Metcalfe School Board to meet

The regular monthly meeting of the Metcalfe County Board of Education will be Tuesday, March 8 at the Central Office.


February School Board Meeting Summary

The Metcalfe County Board of Education met in regular session, Thursday, February 11, at the District Office.



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Metcalfe County Basketball

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Danny Conrad Retires from Metcalfe County Transportation Department

Danny Conrad is presented a gift from Metcalfe County School Board Chairman, Joey Shive.


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Metcalfe County Middle School Honors Students and Staff

Jovana Cuevas, Lesley London and Connie Cox were all recognized at the board meeting Tuesday, January 12th for their contributions to Metcalfe County Middle School.

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Live Hornet Basketball

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Board discusses school calendar

The Metcalfe County Board of Education discussed the 2016-17 school calendar at length during the January meeting. A calendar which would start school later in August but preserve a full week fall break was the main topic.  Board members and district staff will continue to seek input prior to the February meeting.

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Summary of January 2016 Board Meeting

Summary of Janaury 2016 Board Meeting


Hornets' Nest Pickers

The Hornets' Nest Pickers October live show is now available for streaming.

On the bottom left of this site look under "Video Spotlight." The video feed is available.  The MC Alumni Association tribute is first followed by the HNP show at around the 7 minute mark.

Metcalfe County Schools closed Wednesday, January 27, 2016.

Metcalfe County Schools will be closed Wednesday, January 27, 2016 due to poor road conditions in locations across the county.

Class A Tournament Schedule

Wednesday January 20 - Semifinal girls at Metcalfe County High School.  Lady Hornets vs. Glasgow  7:30pm

Thursday January 21 - Semi-final boys at Metcalfe County High School.  Hornets vs. Glasgow  7:30pm

Should inclement weather affect the schedule, updates and changes will be posted here and on social media.


Ellen Cox Recognized for Dedication to MCHS

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John VanMeter Chosen as Teacher of the Month

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Andrew Roach Chosen as Student of the Month at MCHS


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2016-17 School Calendar Survey

In an effort to solicit input from parents and community, a survey concerning the 2016-17 school calendar has been developed.  The results will assist in providing information to the school board as they consider options for next year’s calendar.

 The survey will be active through early January.


Take the survey

Summary of December Board Meeting

Summary of proceedings of the December 8, 2015 school board meeting.

Meeting summary

Live Basketball Video Feed

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Follow all Metcalfe County Sports on Twitter @MetcalfeSports


Comprehensive District Improvement Plan - Draft

 A final version of the Metcalfe County School District - Comprehensive District Improvement Plan - is now available

Contact Bennie Stephens at 270-432-3171 should you have questions or comments regarding the plan.


Marissa Everett Receives Teacher of the Month

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Gail Miller Recognized As Staff of the Month

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Ally Wilson Recognized by Principal Gill

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News Release

December 10, 2015 – Edmonton, KY

Early Thursday morning the principal and other leaders of Metcalfe County High School were made aware that at least two students had made a threat of aggression towards the high school. District officials and law enforcement were immediately notified. Within minutes the students in question were isolated and a full investigation was initiated.

At this time the investigation is continuing. Those students who were directly involved have been identified and are being dealt with as dictated by the school discipline policy and the legal system.

“We take any and all threats seriously”, said Chris Huffman, Safe Schools Director. “It’s important for our community to know that the high school leadership team followed exact protocol and the situation was under complete control from the moment the information was shared. At no time was any student in danger” Huffman added. “We are confident we have identified the main individuals responsible for this, but we will continue the investigation until we are completely satisfied that all questions have been answered.” He concluded by saying “We can’t emphasize enough to our students and entire community…if you see or hear something that just doesn’t sound right, please let a school official or law enforcement know. It is much better to be wrong than to let something just pass by.”

School officials have indicated there was no disruption to the school day and all activities will continue as planned this week and leading up to Christmas break.

Summary of November Board Meeting

Summary of the November school board meeting.

MCHS HOSA Club to Sponsor Turkey Run November 21



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Auction Items - Wednesday, November 18

HOSS Foundation Radio Auction

Radio Auction Items Live

6-8 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday nights
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Call in your bid at 270-432-7991

Click below for a complete listing of tonight's items

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Deborah Blythe Goes Above and Beyond

Deborah Blythe goes above and beyond as MCMS secretary.

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Mary Ann Forbes Recognized At Recent Board Meeting

Congratulations to Mary Ann Forbes, recognized at a recent Metcalfe County Board of Education meeting.

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Lissette Perez Receives Student of Month Award

Congratulations to Lissette Perez, Metcalfe County Board of Education Student of the Month!


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October School Board Meeting Summary

Summary of the Regular Monthly Meeting of the Metcalfe County School Board

Tuesday, October 13  2015


Information for those attending District Football Playoff Game

The Hornets will square off against the Christian Academy of Louisville, Friday night in Louisville.  The game will begin at 6:30pm CST.

Directions to the CAL campus and playing field can be found below.


Alumni Association page now active!

The Metcalfe County High School Alumni Association web page is now active!  Members can learn more about the association and can donate on line to support association activities.



September School Board Meeting Summary

The September meeting of the Metcalfe County Board of Education was held Tuesday, September 8th, 6pm at the Metcalfe County Schools District Office.

Meeting Summary

9-11 Patriots Day observance

On Friday, September 11, 2015 The Metcalfe County Middle School will host an Observance Program for 9-11 Patriots Day. This Ceremony will occur in the Metcalfe County School Auditorium at 10:00 a.m. 

You are invited to attend with the students, Metcalfe County Board of Education representatives, central office and school staff, as well as community members and honored guests including military, veterans, first responders , county and city government representatives, and state leadership. 

Board Meeting Summary

August 11, 2015 - Board of Education Meeeting Summary

No Supply List

For the 2015-16 school year, Metcalfe County Elementary School and Metcalfe County Middle School will have no supply lists and no student fees. Students will be expected to have paper and pencil, but beyond that, the school will provide other needed items. Students are welcome to bring their favorite folder, binder, or any other item, but there is no requirement for such.

MCES Student Drop Off - Pick Up Information Available

Complete information concerning student drop off and pick up is now available on the MCES web page.

August MCBOE Meeting Agenda

The regular monthly meeting of the Metcalfe County Board of Education will be held in the Media Center of the  Metcalfe County Middle School, Tuesday, August 11, 2015.  6pm

August 2015 Agenda

Surplus Sale Information

Sale to be held at old Metcalfe County High School Gymnasium

Doors will open at 8:00am on August 6 and 7.  It will be first come first serve.  All items are tagged with a price, to purchase an item remove the price tag and present at the table inside the gym.  There will be staff on site to help load items purchased, all items must be picked up by Friday August 7 at 4:00pm.


Click here for list and price of items

Metcalfe Board Moves Forward With Construction Plans

The School Board moves one step closer to having all elementary students under one roof.

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Eugene Moss and Cathy Nunn retire from Metcalfe County High School

Mr. Eugene Moss and Ms. Cathy Nunn were recently honored on their years of service to students in the Metcalfe County Schools.  Shown with Mr. Moss and Ms. Nunn is Superintendent, Dr. Benny LIle.

Ms. Phyllis Moss retires from Metcalfe County Middle School

Ms. Phyllis Moss was recognized by Mr. Allen Trotter for her years to service to the students of Metcalfe County Schools.

Staff Recognized for Years of Service to Metcalfe County Schools

Ms. Brenda Bennett and Ms, Judy Thompson were honored for their many years of service to the students in the Metcalfe County School District.  Mr. Michael Gill is shown with Ms. Bennett and Ms.Brown.

Band Booster Meeting Set

With the 2015 Marching Band Season quickly approaching, it is time to prepare and plan! The July Band Booster Meeting will act as the informational meeting for our 2015 Marching Band Season. Everyone planning to and/or interested in being a part of the 2015 Metcalfe County Hornet Marching Band, please attend this meeting! Desserts will be provided for all that attend in order to celebrate the beginning of another historic season!


July Band Booster Meeting: Monday, July 6th 5:30 pm @ MCHS Bandroom

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Camp Invention 2015

Camp Invention version 2015 was in full swing the week of June 15th!


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Discipline Review Meeting To Be Held

The annual discipline review meeting for Metcalfe County Schools will be held Thursday, June 18th, 5pm at Metcalfe County Middle School.  Kentucky schools are required to hold a public meeting each year to discuss and hear public input concerning disciplinary practices and policies within the district.