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Board Recognizes 99.1 The Hoss for its Support

99.1 The Hoss

The Metcalfe County Board of Education recognized 99.1 The Hoss for its continued support of the school district. Bobby Edwards and Marcie Edwards were presented with a special gift at the board meeting on Monday, November 13. 


Board Recognizes Brilee Tucker as Student of the Month

Brilee Tucker

MCHS senior Brilee Tucker was recognized as student of the month for November at the board meeting Monday night. Brilee is FFA President and Barren River Region FFA Secretary. She is the Kentucky Red and White Holstein Association Secretary and member of the 2017 Kentucky State 4-H Dairy Judging team. Brilee is also a member of the National Honors Society and MCHS softball team, and maintains a 4.0 GPA. 


Board Recognizes Employees of the Month

Rob Bunch

The Metcalfe County Board of Education recognized the high school employees of the month at its meeting on Monday, November 14. Mr. Rob Bunch was honored as certified employee of the month. He is in his first year of teaching history at MCHS. He graduated from Metcalfe County High School as valedictorian of his class in 2010.

Deena Hurt

Mrs. Deena Hurt was honored as classified employees of the month. She has been with the district for 3 years and is currently the MCHS college and career coach. She also coaches basketball and softball. 


MCHS Beauties Crowned

MCHS Beauties

The 2017 MCHS Beauties have been crowned. Pictured about is Miss Kentuckyk Molly Matney, 1st place overall Kristy Starry, Kara Shive, Christina Massingale, Haley Robertson, and last year's MCHS beauty Jerrica Reed. 


Students Honor Local Veterans

Veterans Day

Metcalfe County students from all three schools held Veterans Day ceremonies on Nov. 10 to honor the men and women who have fought and are currently fighting for our country. 


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November 2017 Board Meeting

The monthly board meeting of the Metcalfe County Board of Education will be Monday, November 13 @ 6PM @ 709 West Stockton Street.

Agenda


Lexie Bowles Named MCMS Basketball Homecoming Queen

Lexie Bowles

Metcalfe County Middle School held its basketball homecoming activities on Thursday, November 9. Eight grade student Lexie Bowles was named homecoming queen. 

MCMS Homecoming


MCHS Students Launch Hornet News Network

HNN

Metcalfe County High School has launched its own news network dedicated to the events and activities happening within the district. Students Ethan Bates and Logan Firkins came up with the concept for the Hornet News Network or HNN with assistance from Library Media Specialist Anita Love. HNN is broadcast via youtube; five episodes have been produced to date. You can watch and subscribe to the channel by clicking here. We've also provided a link on the left side of the home page at www.metcalfeschools.com. Students can submit story ideas by emailing Ethan or Logan.

Ethan BatesLogan Firkins


Metcalfe County Schools Awarded $500,000 Grant

Community Ed CenterCommunity Ed Center

Metcalfe County Schools has received a $500,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission.

The federal grant will provide Metcalfe County with updated facilities for community education classes, a work force development satellite site, and a health and wellness center.

The new facility will be located in a former Edmonton Elementary School classroom unit on West Stockton Street.

“This has been a truly collaborative effort,” said Metcalfe County Schools Superintendent Dr. Benny Lile. “The BRADD office, office of Rural Development, district personnel, local officials, and certainly U.S. Congressman James Comer and State Representative Bart Rowland have all been instrumental in this day coming to fruition.”

Chris Huffman, director of Special Services, said, “This is a culmination of a three year effort. Anything that involves federal dollars has a number of safeguards and requirements. We understand and appreciate the due diligence and procedures, but it does make for a long process. In the end, we are all just glad it worked out.”

Dr. Lile said, “Our vision for this campus is to utilize existing facilities and bring added value to our community and all the citizens of Metcalfe County.”

District officials anticipate an opening in the summer of 2018.

Community Ed Center


Dakota Jones Signs with Brescia University

Dakota Jones

Metcalfe County High School senior Dakota Jones has signed a letter of intent to play golf at Brescia Univeristy in Owensboro. His family and teammates joined him for the celebration Tuesday, Oct. 24 at Metcalfe County High School.  

Dakota Jones


4-H Shooting Sports Team Recognized

4-H Shooting Sports

The Metcalfe County Kentucky 4-H Shooting Sports team placed 2nd in the 22 pistol event at the state competition. Pictured (left to right) are Ken Childers, Rudy Wisdom, Aidan Grindle, Hunter Nunnally, Dalton Shirley, and Bill Lagermann. 


MCHS Band Advances to KMEA State Semi-Finals

Hornet Marching Band

The Metcalfe County Hornet Marching Band finished in the top 8 at the KMEA 1A West Region Quarterfinals in Owensboro. The band will now compete in KMEA State Semi-Finals on Saturday, Oct. 28 at Bullitt Central High School.


MCES Students Enjoy Fall Day with Hayride to Corn Maze

Hayride

MCES students enjoyed a beautiful fall day with hayrides to the corn maze on Friday, Oct. 20. The hayride took students from the elementary school to the cornfield just below the high school. MCHS FFA students then guided the children through the maze. They stopped at several checkpoints throughout the maze to learn about corn, farming, and the economy. After exiting the maze, students were treated to apples grown at Metcalfe County's Valley View Orchard. They also got to take pumpkin-spiced muffins back to their classrooms thanks to the UK 4-H Extension Office. The hayrides and corn maze provided the students with a day of fun and education while also supporting the district's Farm to School program. Click here to see more photos from the day including Dr. Lile and Mrs. Bell driving the tractors!

Corn Maze

 


Hornet Football Team Honors Student's Wish

Cain Moore

The Metcalfe County Hornet Football team helped make a wish come true for a Glasgow teen. Cain Moore attends Glasgow High School, but he is a huge fan of the Metcalfe County Hornets and the Monroe County Falcons. His wish was to meet both teams. On Friday, Oct. 20 Cain got his wish. The Hornets welcomed him to MCHS and presented him with a signed football and team jersey #21. 

Cain Moore​​​​​​Cain Moore

Scotties' coach Jeff Garmon, with whom Cain likes to trash-talk with, joined him. MCHS students gave Cain a "hall roar" in his trip around the school. After meeting the Hornets, Cain and his family fulfilled the second part of his wish by meeting with the Monroe County Falcon Football team.

 

 


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Cheryl Reece Named MCES Classified Employee of the Month

Cheryl Reece

Mrs. Cheryl Reece has been named Metcalfe County Elementary School "Classified Employee of the Month." Mrs. Reece is a paraeducator at MCES. She was recognized for her hard work and dedication at the October 2017 Board of Education meeting. Mrs. Reece is pictured with board chairman Joey Shive and MCES principal Michael Gill.


Jerry Bennett Named MCES Certified Employee of the Month

Jerry Bennett

Jerry Bennett has been named Metcalfe County Elementary School "Certified Employee of the Month." Mr. Bennett is an Exceptional Education teacher at MCES. He was recognized for his hard work and dedication at the October 2017 Board of Education meeting. Pictured with Mr. Bennett are board chairman Joey Shive and MCES principal Michael Gill.


MCES Names Emma Woosley Student of the Month

Emma Woosley

Emma Woosley is Metcalfe County Elementary School's "Student of the Month." She was recognized at the October 2017 Board of Education meeting. Emma is in the 3rd grade at MCES. Pictured with Emma are board chairman Joey Shive and MCES principal Michael Gill. 


Wendy's Honors Two MCHS Students

Wendy's Heisman

MCHS students Ellie Caffee and Dakota Jones have been named National Wendy's High School Heisman School Winners. Ellie and Dakota, both seniors at MCHS, were chosen for their excellence in academics, athletics and community service. School winners will go on to compete at the state level, then state finalists compete for the national finals. The judging panel will select one senior male and one senior female to receive a $10,000 college scholarship, as well as recognition during ESPN’s national telecast of the college Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation.

EllieDakota Jones

 


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