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August 2020 School Board Meeting Summary

School Board Meeting

The Metcalfe County Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, August 13, 2020. Click "read more" for a summary of the meeting.


Back to School

Clothing Giveaway

Clothing Giveaway

Metcalfe County Schools will be holding a Back to School Clothing Giveaway Aug. 17-21 at the MCES Primary Gym. You must make an appointment between 8:30 and 2pm. Masks will be required. Please call 432-5617 or 432-3593 to schedule your visit.

No School Supply Lists and No Student Fees

No Supply ListsNo Student Fees

Again, for the 2020-2021 school year, Metcalfe County Schools will have NO supply lists and NO student fees. Don't forget, the first day of school is Monday, August 31.

Youth Football League
August 2020 Board Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Metcalfe County Board of Education will be held Thursday, August 13, 6PM @ 709 West Stockton Street.


Dr. Benny Lile Wins Statewide Award

Dr. Lile KASA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 30, 2020) – Dr. Benny Lile, recently retired Superintendent of the Metcalfe County Schools, has been honored as the 2020 Distinguished Service Award Winner by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators at its annual leadership conference in Louisville.

National Beta Winners

 Hicks Painting Portfolio National Convention

The Metcalfe County Elementary School Beta Club participated in its first "virtual" National Beta Convention this summer and had nine winners. In two categories, MCES students won first-place. National Champion 1st place winners were Elyda Hicks for drawing and Amelia Slinger, Reagan Gibson, Baylee Coffey, and Taegyn England for Portfolio. Click "read more" to see more photos from this year's National and State Beta Conventions. 

July 2020 School Board Meeting

Board Meeting

The Metcalfe County Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, July 16, 2020. Click "read more" for a summary of the meeting.

Special Message from Superintendent Josh Hurt



Back to School Survey

Back to School Survey

Metcalfe County Schools is seeking feedback from parents, students, teachers, and staff on their thoughts about how to reopen school this fall. Please click on this form to participate in a short survey. Your answers are for information gathering purposes only. Thank you.

Healthy at School Guidelines for 2020-21

Healthy at School

The Kentucky Department for Public Health, in collaboration with the Kentucky Department of Education, has issued guidance for schools and districts on how to safely reopen for the upcoming school year amid the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic.


The 24-page document, “Safety Expectations and Best Practices Guidelines for Kentucky Schools (K-12),” covers multiple areas, such as mask-wearing, social distancing, health screening, and sanitation.


Click here to read the DPH’s Healthy at School guidance.


Health School Transportation


Click here for transportation guidance.



Message from Superintendent Benny Lile

Letter to Famlies



June 2020 School Board Meeting



The Metcalfe County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Congressman James Comer attended the meeting to recognize the retirement of Superintendent Benny Lile. Click on the video for a special presentation or click "read more" for comments from new Metcalfe County Schools Superintendent Josh Hurt and a press release summary of the board meeting. 

2020 MCHS Personalized Graduation Ceremonies
2020 MCHS Baccalaureate Service
The Old School Cafe Wins KSBA PEAK Award

Cafe Sign KSBA

Metcalfe County school district wins KSBA PEAK Award The Kentucky School Boards Association will recognize Metcalfe County Schools as the Spring 2020 recipient of the Public Education Achieves in Kentucky (PEAK) Award during the district’s virtual board meeting Tuesday, May 12.


Click here for the KSBA press release.


Click here for a link to the KSBA article.



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