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A Night With The Stars

A Night with the Stars

Metcalfe County Middle School hosted "A Night with the Stars" on March 14 at the MCMS Auditorium. The evening featured poetry readings, science demonstrations, fitness, athletics, cheer, technology, piano, books, and vocals. You can watch the entire night of performances on the HNN youtube channel by clicking here.

Abby Shirley Wins HNN Book Trailer Contest

Abby Shirley, a 4th grade student at Metcalfe County Elementary School, won $100 in the Hornet New's Network's Book Trailer Contest. Abby's book and trailer was "Wait Till Helen Comes." You can watch it here:

2017-2018 School Report Card Available Online

Raise the Bar Close the Gap

Metcalfe County's 2017-2018 School Report Card is now available online. Just click here to visit the site. The website provides information about our district, as well as data from all three schools: Metcalfe County Elementary, Metcalfe County Middle, and Metcalfe County High.


The Kentucky Department of Education released new School Report Cards in January 2019. The state continues to offer tools to help parents understand and celebrate the performance of schools. KRS 158.6453 requires the sharing of the School Report Card annually with families and communities so stakeholders can have a clear idea of how well their school is performing. If you need help accessing or viewing your school report card, please contact the central office at (270) 432-3171.

March 2019 Student and Staff of the Month Recognized

Macy WelshSherry KeltnerAngie Tucker

The Metcalfe County Board of Education recognized the student and staff of the month for March 2019 at its meeting on March 12. Student of the Month is MCHS sophomore Macy Welsh. Classified Employee of the Month is Sherry Keltner, and Certified Employee of the Month is Angie Tucker.


Click here for a summary of the March 12, 2019 Board of Education meeting. 

McKinley Crain Featured in WBKO Special Report

March Board Meeting

The monthly board meeting of the Metcalfe County Board of Education was held Tuesday, March 12 @ 6PM @ the MCS Central Office


MCES Celebrates "Read Across America Week"

Read Across America

Metcalfe County Schools celebrated "Read Across America" Week during the first week of March, which coincides with Dr. Seuss' birthday on March 2nd. Several spirit week activities were planned, including Pajama Day, Hat Day, Wacky Wednesday, Crazy Sock Day, and College/Career Day. MCES also held a Book Fair and special Family Literacy Night on Tuesday, March 5. 

Click here to see photos from MCES "Read Across America" Week.

March 2019 Board Meeting Agenda

The monthly board meeting on the Metcalfe County Board of Education will be held Tuesday, March 12, 6 PM @ 709 West Stockton Street.


MCHS Football Players Sign with Union College

Justin Turner and Dylan Johnson

Justin Turner and Dylan Johnson signed national letters of intent to play football at Union College.

MCES Student to Compete in State Essay Contest

Haven Hayward

Congratulations to MCES 5th grade student Haven Hayward! For the first time in school history, Haven's entry for the AARP Grandparent of the Year Essay Contest has been chosen to represent our district (13 counties) in the state contest. The winner will be announced in April. 

February Student and Staff of the Month

Janet RamirezSondra JenningsKelly Crawhorn

The Metcalfe County Board of Education recognized the student and staff of the month during its February board meeting. Student of the Month is MCMS 7th grade student Janet Ramirez. Classified Employee of the Month is Sondra Jennings, our 21st Century program director. Certified Employee of the Month is Kelly Crawhorn, Library Media Specialist at MCMS. Click here for a summary of the Feb. 12 Board of Education Meeting.

4th Region Basketball Tournament Set

4th Region Basketball

The 4th Region Basketball Tournament begins Monday, Feb. 25 for Metcalfe County. The Hornets take on Logan County at 7:45pm at WKU's Diddle Arena. On Tuesday, Feb. 26, the Lady Hornets face Logan County at 7:45pm also at Diddle Arena.

Advance tickets are still on sale at MCHS for both nights at $6 each. Tickets at the gate are $8 and parking is $5. Coaches Cards will be accepted for card holder only, but no administrative or season passes will be accepted. 

Click here to see the brackets for the 4th Region Boys and Girls Tournaments.

Click here to see photos from the boys 16th District Tournament Championship game.
Click here to see photos from the girls 16th District Tournament Championship game.

Metcalfe Celebrates 100 Days of School

100 Days of School

Students and staff at Metcalfe County Schools celebrated 100 Days of School on Feb. 13, 2019. To mark the milestone, many dressed up as centenarians, wore homemade t-shirts, and ate ice cream as a reward for 100 days of perfect attendance. Click "read more" to see photos.

Cancer Survivor McKinley Crain Returns to Basketball Court



Two years after being diagnosed with cancer, MCHS sophomore McKinley Crain returned to the basketball court as the Lady Hornets opened 16th District Tournament play on Monday, Feb. 18. McKinley scored two points for Metcalfe and grabbed one rebound. The Lady Hornets defeated Cumberland County 64-27 and will play Russell County for the championship on Friday. You can see media coverage about McKinley's return by clicking on these links: USA Today and  WBKO TV

MCES Hosts District Governor's Cup

Governor's Cup
Metcalfe County Elementary School hosted the District Governor's Cup competition on Saturday, Feb. 9. Congratulations to all of our participants and winners.

Emma Petranek: 1st Place Social Studies
Eli Shaw: 1st Place Composition 
Creedence Wolfgang: 3rd Place Composition 
Harper Ann Hurt: 4th Place Math
Hayden Shirley: 5th Place Science
Madelyn Grace Wright: 5th Place Language Arts

Future Problem Solving: 2nd Place
Quick Recall: 3rd Place

Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

The 2019 MCHS Basketball Homecoming court was crowned on Feb. 7. Congratulations to King: Zander Yates, Queen: Marley Edmunds, 1st Runner Up: Gracie Tucker, 2nd Runner Up: Kelsey Fields, 3rd Runner Up: Leah Thompson. To view the complete photo gallery from Homecoming night click here.

2019-2020 School Calendar Set

School Calendar

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