Metcalfe County Board Meeting Summary
EDMONTON, Ky. (January 15, 2020) – The Metcalfe County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, January 14, 2020.
Board members approved the 2020-21 school calendar. 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. The entire 2020-21 calendar may be accessed on the district website www.metcalfeschools.com.
Also at the meeting, board members reviewed the 2020-21 draft budget, approved a bid for a company that will drug test school bus drivers, and approved contract terms for buying equipment and inventory for the new business and marketing program.
January is School Board Recognition Month. Board members Joey Shive, Tim Brown, John Caffee, Robin McMurtrey, and Donnie Perry were honored for their hard work and dedication to our schools, students, faculty, and staff. Also, Freeda Reece, with Edmonton State Bank, was on hand to share her appreciation for the board members’ service to the schools and the community.
The board recognized Jalee Froedge as “Student of the Month.” Jalee is a sophomore at Metcalfe County High School. Geneva Scroggy was recognized as “Classified Employee of the Month.” Ms. Scroggy is the Work-Ready and Dual Credit coordinator for MCHS. The board recognized Blake Spires as “Certified Employee of the Month.” Mr. Spires teaches English at MCHS.
Board recognitions are sponsored by Alliance Corporation, RBS Design Group, and Glass & Thompson Insurance.
The next board meeting is Monday, February 10, 2020, at 6 pm at the Metcalfe County Board of Education on West Stockton Street.