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Abby Shirley Wins HNN Book Trailer Contest

Abby Shirley, a 4th grade student at Metcalfe County Elementary School, won $100 in the Hornet New's Network's Book Trailer Contest. Abby's book and trailer was "Wait Till Helen Comes." You can watch it here:

MCES Celebrates "Read Across America Week"

Read Across America

Metcalfe County Schools celebrated "Read Across America" Week during the first week of March, which coincides with Dr. Seuss' birthday on March 2nd. Several spirit week activities were planned, including Pajama Day, Hat Day, Wacky Wednesday, Crazy Sock Day, and College/Career Day. MCES also held a Book Fair and special Family Literacy Night on Tuesday, March 5. 

Click here to see photos from MCES "Read Across America" Week.

MCES Student to Compete in State Essay Contest

Haven Hayward

Congratulations to MCES 5th grade student Haven Hayward! For the first time in school history, Haven's entry for the AARP Grandparent of the Year Essay Contest has been chosen to represent our district (13 counties) in the state contest. The winner will be announced in April. 

2017-2018 School Report Card Available Online

Raise the Bar Close the Gap

Metcalfe County's 2017-2018 School Report Card is now available online. Just click here to visit the site. The website provides information about our district, as well as data from all three schools: Metcalfe County Elementary, Metcalfe County Middle, and Metcalfe County High.


The Kentucky Department of Education released new School Report Cards in January 2019. The state continues to offer tools to help parents understand and celebrate the performance of schools. KRS 158.6453 requires the sharing of the School Report Card annually with families and communities so stakeholders can have a clear idea of how well their school is performing. If you need help accessing or viewing your school report card, please contact the central office at (270) 432-3171.

Metcalfe Celebrates 100 Days of School

100 Days of School

Students and staff at Metcalfe County Schools celebrated 100 Days of School on Feb. 13, 2019. To mark the milestone, many dressed up as centenarians, wore homemade t-shirts, and ate ice cream as a reward for 100 days of perfect attendance. Click "read more" to see photos.

MCES Hosts District Governor's Cup

Governor's Cup
Metcalfe County Elementary School hosted the District Governor's Cup competition on Saturday, Feb. 9. Congratulations to all of our participants and winners.

Emma Petranek: 1st Place Social Studies
Eli Shaw: 1st Place Composition 
Creedence Wolfgang: 3rd Place Composition 
Harper Ann Hurt: 4th Place Math
Hayden Shirley: 5th Place Science
Madelyn Grace Wright: 5th Place Language Arts

Future Problem Solving: 2nd Place
Quick Recall: 3rd Place

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