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District News

MCHS Awarded $10,000 From POWERADE

Powerade CheckCheck
Metcalfe County High School has received a $10,000 check from POWERADE to benefit the school’s athletic program as one of the winners of the "Power Your School" video contest. Click "read more" to see the video that won.

Lady Hornets Win 4th Region All-A Classic

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The Metcalfe County girls basketball team defeated Todd County Central 72-50 to win the 4th Region All “A” Classic. The Lady Hornets advance to the Class "A" State Tournament at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond and will play Holy Cross on Wednesday, January 23 at 9am (central time) at McBrayer Arena. ***THERE WILL BE NO SCHOOL THAT DAY.*** The district will use Presidents’ Day, February 18, as a make-up day.


Homecoming, originally scheduled for Tuesday, January 22, has been moved to February 7. Tuesday will now be boys J-V and varsity games.

Junior Beta Wins at State Convention


Congratulations to all of our students who competed at Junior Beta Convention this week! Click "read more" for photos and a list of winners who will be competing at nationals in Oklahoma City later this year. 

2019-2020 School Calendar Set

School Calendar

January Board Meeting

Emily Gutierrez
The Metcalfe County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. MCES student Emily Gutierrez was recognized as the Student of the Month for January. Click here for a summary of the board meeting or click "read more" for additional recognitions. 

January Board Meeting

The monthly board meeting of the Metcalfe County Board of Education was held Tuesday, January 15, 6PM @ the Central Office.


MCHS Beta Students Win at State Convention

Beta Winners

The Metcalfe County High School Beta Club attended the Kentucky Senior Beta Convention this week in Louisville, Kentucky. The club had an outstanding showing across academic and creative competitions. Click "read more" for the list of winners.

Inclement Weather Procedures

Inclement Weather Procedures

Metcalfe County is 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. Click "read more" for additional details about our district's inclement weather procedures. 

Lady Hornets Advance to Finals of 4th Region All "A" Classic

Class A
The Metcalfe County High School Lady Hornets basketball team will play in the finals of the 4th Region All "A" Classic basketball tournament on Friday, January 18, 2019. Metcalfe defeated Monroe County 72-57 on Tuesday and Clinton County 53-41 on Monday. The Lady Hornets will face Todd County Central at 6pm at Todd County Central High School in Elkton. 

MCES Named National Beta School of Distinction

Metcalfe County Elementary School has been named a 2018-2019 National School of Distinction, an honor given to schools that show an increase in membership.

MCHS Hosts All "A" Classic

Class A

The Hornets and Lady Hornets will play in the 4th Region All "A" Classic on Monday, January 14, 2019 at home against Clinton County. The girls tip off at 6pm; the boys will follow. Season passes will not be accepted during tournament games. Click "read more" to view the 4th Region All "A" Classic tournament brackets.

January Board Meeting

School Board Meeting

The monthly board meeting of the Metcalfe County Board of Educaiton will be held Tuesday, January 15 @ 6PM @ 709 West Stockton Street.


MCES Christmas Program 2018

Christmas Program

Metcalfe County Elementary School hosted two nights of Christmas programs this year. The first night, "Christmas Favorites," featured students in preschool, kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade. The second night, "An All-American Christmas," featured students in 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade. Click "read more" to watch videos from both nights. Or click here for photos.

NHS Hosts "Wrap Up and Read" Party for Kindergarten Students

Wrap Up and Read

MCHS National Honor Society students held a Christmas party called "Wrap Up and Read" with kindergarten students they have been mentoring this semester. Each child received a blanket, book, and toy. They also got to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus! Click here to see photos from the party.

National Wendy's High School Heisman School Winners

Shawna and Tyler
Metcalfe County seniors Shawna Edwards and Tyler London have been named National Wendy's High School Heisman School Winners for 2018. 

MCHS Senior Selected State STLP Engineer

Austin Turner STLP
Metcalfe County High School Senior Austin Turner has been selected as a state STLP engineer.  He will be the 8th engineer from MCHS and will participate at KYSTE and ISTE in Philadelphia later this school year. In addition, STLP members Ethan Bates, Dillion Syra and Leah Thompson's showcase project qualified for state competition. Congratulations!

"Reading Takes You Places" at MCMS

Literacy Day

Metcalfe County Middle School held a community-wide Literacy Day on Nov. 19. The day's theme was "Reading Takes You Places." The events included tours at the public library, a door decorating contest, author meet and greets, guest speakers, and literacy bingo.

Born Learning Academy - Save the Dates

Born Learning Academy
Save the dates! We've got some exciting activities and delicious meals coming up at our monthly Born Learning Academy sessions. All sessions are free for all parents of children ages birth to 5. Our next session is October 18 starting at 5:30pm at the MCES cafeteria. Call 432-5617 to reserve your spot.

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