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School Board meets to act on construction projects

The McCreary County Board of Education met on Monday, November 21 at McCreary County Middle School to discuss and/or take action regarding several building construction matters. First, in actions with discussion, the Board approved Change Order # 1 for the McCreary County Middle School Renovation Project. Next, the Board approved the KDE Owner-Architect Agreement between…

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Pine Knot Elementary named Family Friendly School

FRANKFORT – For the last year, a network of Kentucky schools has worked to enhance family engagement in their communities as part of the Family Friendly Schools certification from the Kentucky Collaborative for Families and Schools. Pine Knot Elementary was one of nine schools served by Partners for Rural Impact to be honored in a…

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Callie Shook, Isabella Ball and Palace Stephens

Callie Shook, Isabella Ball and Palace Stephens, three freshmen from McCreary Central, were selected by audition to perform in the 2022 Kentucky Division of American Choral Director’s Association (KyACDA) Junior High All State Chorus. The concert was presented at the Center for the Arts on the Eastern Kentucky University campus in Richmond, KY on Saturday,…

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Adalynn Hubbard, a fifth-grade student at Whitley City Elementary

Adalynn Hubbard, a fifth-grade student at Whitley City Elementary, was selected by audition to perform in the 2022 Kentucky Division of American Choral Director’s Association (KyACDA) 5th & 6th Grade All-State Chorus.  The concert was presented at the Center for the Arts on the Eastern Kentucky University campus in Richmond, KY on Saturday, November 12. …

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Mrs. Jenny Hobson, a Berea Partners for Education representative

In an effort to increase parent involvement at Pine Knot Elementary, PKE reached out to Mrs. Jenny Hobson, a Berea Partners for Education representative this summer to begin the process to apply for the Family Friendly School Certification.  To achieve certification, teachers, administrators and parents completed a series of trainings designed to improve school-family-community partnerships. …

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Five things I’m Thankful For

A sampling from Pine Knot and Whitley Elementary Schools’ Kindergarten and First Grade Pine Knot Elementary  Kindergarten   Wyatt Jones: The color green The color red Pizza School The letter W   Sharla Miller: My teachers My family My cats and dogs TV My friends   Jasper Dixon: Power Rangers Pigs My mom My dog…

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WCMS

submitted by Wendi Smith-MCMS The McCreary County Extension Office visited Mr. Cole Clark’s science class to talk about nutrition and science of baking.  Students enjoyed the hands-on experience of integrating science into their daily lives.  This is a great example of community programs and schools coming together to teach our students life skills

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The McCreary County School District was pleased to partner with Outdoor Venture Corporation

The McCreary County School District was pleased to partner with Outdoor Venture Corporation by bringing school staff to the OVC plants to tour the facilities.  Having a greater understanding of the manufacturing process and job skills needed will allow educators to ensure students are workforce ready upon graduation.  In addition, it increased our knowledge of…

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WCE is headed to the Super Bowl

WCE Juniors took the win over Burnside Generals to advance to the Super Bowl and our Seniors took the win over Shopville to advance to the Super Bowl.  Games will be played out this Saturday.

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