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District News

Commencement Held for January Graduates

January Grads 2020

Commencement exercises were held on Jan. 17 for the first 2020 graduates of Metcalfe County High School. Six students have fulfilled their academic requirements and received their diplomas during a ceremony held at the auditorium. Pictured (L-R): Zachary Bennett, Britney Coe, Benjamin Hampton, Samantha Norris-Kinder, Elizabeth Madison, and Camron Savage. 

1985 Basketball Team Reunion

1985 Regional Game

On Saturday, Jan. 18, the 1985 Metcalfe County High School basketball team will reunite on the basketball court 35 years after their history-making journey to the state tournament. The public is invited to attend the event being held during Metcalfe County's home basketball game against Adair County. Games start at 5:30. To get fans ready for the reunion, Ethan Bates and the Hornet News Network put together an exceptional video looking back at the unforgettable moment in Hornet History.

Click here to watch the HNN "We Believed" video. 

Click here to watch the 1985 4th Region Championship game.

January School Board Meeting

Jalee Froedge Geneva Scroggy 

Blake Spires School Board

The Metcalfe County Board of Education met on Jan. 14. The board recognized Jalee Froedge as "Student of the Month," Geneva Scroggy as "Classified Employee of the Month," and Blake Spires as "Certified Employee of the Month. Also recognized at the meeting, board members Joey Shive, John Caffee, Tim Brown, Donnie Perry, and Robin McMurtrey in honor of School Board Recognition Month. 

For action items from the board meeting, click "read more' to view the press release. 

School Board Approves 2020-21 School Calendar

2020-21 School Calendar

The Metcalfe County Board of Education approved the 2020-21 school calendar at its January meeting. The first day for students is Monday, Aug. 31. Fall break is Monday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Oct. 9. There will be no school on election day, Nov. 3. The last day for students before Christmas break is Dec. 18; students return Jan. 4. Spring break is April 5-9, and the last day for students is tentatively set for May 27.

New Consent to Treat Health Form

TJ Consent Form

~NOTICE TO ALL PARENTS AND GUARDIANS~


If you have not returned the district's new consent-to-treat form (sent home before Christmas break), please do so as soon as possible. The form is similar to the one sent home at the beginning of the year, but our provider has changed to TJ Regional Health. Our nurses can not treat students without this new form on file. If you have any questions, please call the central office at (270) 432-3171.

January 2020 Board Meeting Agenda

The monthly meeting of the Metcalfe County Board of Education will be held Tuesday, January 14, 6PM at 709 West Stockton Street.

Agenda 

MCMS 8th Grade Night
Record Number of Runners Support Colton Erwin

Colton Erwin

A record number of people participated in this year's FROZEN 4 Run and 2 Mile Walk at Bowling Green's Ephram Park. More than 400 participants showed up on Jan. 4 to raise money for Metcalfe County senior Colton Erwin who is battling a form of testicular cancer. All proceeds will be given to Colton and his family to help with medical expenses. This is the second year MCHS student has benefited from the race. Last year's proceeds went to McKinley Crain, who is now in remission.

Boston Devore Scores 1000th Point

Boston Devore

Congratulations to MCHS Hornet basketball player Boston Devore for scoring his 1000th point for Metcalfe County. Boston reached the milestone during Christmas break and was presented the game ball by Coach Brockman at last night's game against Green County. Boston then presented the basketball to his mother Dawn Devore. Metcalfe went on to win 51-40.

MCHS Launches Hornet Enterprises

Hornet Enterprises

Metcalfe County High School is proud to announce the new student-operated business "Hornet Enterprises."  Click "read more" for the press release about this new and exciting opportunity for students and the community.

Holiday Concert Series

Christmas Concert

The Metcalfe County Band Program presented its Holiday Concert Series on Dec. 18, 2019. The 6th Grade Band performed its Holiday Premiere Concert. The 7th Grade Band presented Musical Stocking Stuffers. The Swingin' Stingers Jazz Band performed Jazzin' Up the Holidays. And, the MCHS Concert Band presented Left-of-Center Christmas. Click "read more" to hear selections from all of our talented concert band students. 

Cody Hart to Perform with All-State Symphonic Band

Cody Hart

Metcalfe County High School senior band member Cody Hart has earned 1st Chair in the 2020 All-State Symphonic Band. This is the highest honor for a band student in the state of Kentucky to receive. Cody has been a member of the All-State Bands for 3 years. 

Wrap Up and Read 2019

Wrap Up and Read

Members of the National Honor Society and Metcalfe Mentors programs held their annual Wrap Up and Read party with the kindergarten students at Metcalfe County Elementary School today. The children received a blanket, book, and toy. They also had a chance to visit with Santa Claus!

Click here to see photos of the children with Santa.

MCES Christmas Program 3rd-5th Grade

Christmas Program

The MCES 3rd-5th Grades performed their Christmas Program on Dec. 12, 2019. 

Click "read more" to watch videos from "A Classic Christmas."

STLP Teams Advance to State

STLP STLP

Congratulations to our MCHS and MCM STLP teams! Both teams qualified for state this week at the STLP regional competition in Somerset. Our high school team of Laura Linkous, Ethan Bates, and Ben Welsh had a score of 96/100 while our middle school team of Addison Morgan, Jozie Allen, Lily Blythe, and Kenzey Crawhorn had a score of 93/100.

December Board Meeting Summary

KEMI Award David Acree

Curt Estes and Teresa Rigsby Amy Devore

The Metcalfe County Board of Education met on Dec. 10, 2019. During the meeting, the district received the Kentucky Employers’ Mutal Insurance (KEMI) 2019 Destiny Award for workplace safety. The board recognized MCHS custodian David Acree and congratulated him on his retirement. Transportation secretary Teresa Rigsby and mechanic Curt Estes, along with district literacy coach Amy Devore, were recognized as Employees of the Month. Click "read more" for a press release about the the board meeting. 

Search Begins for Next Superintendent of Metcalfe County Schools

MC Hornets

The Metcalfe County Board of Education is seeking applicants for the position of superintendent of schools with an anticipated employment date of July 1, 2020. Click "read more" for details about the position. 

MCMS Hosts 2019 Basketball Homecoming

Grace Trotter

MCMS 8th grade cheerleader Grace Trotter was voted the 2019 Basketball Homecoming Queen.

Click "read more" to see more photos from homecoming.

MCES Christmas Program Preschool-2nd Grade

MCES Christmas Program

The MCES Preschool-2nd Grades performed their Christmas Program on Dec. 9, 2019. 

Click "read more" to watch videos from "A Classic Christmas."

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 that 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. 

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