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District News

Metcalfe County Schools Closed Through Friday

No School Illness

Metcalfe County Schools will be closed Feb. 20, 21, and 22 due to illness. These will be NTI Days #4, #5, and #6.

2019 16th District Basketball Tournament

District Tournament

The Metcalfe County boys basketball team will play for the 16th District Tournament Championship on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 7pm against Clinton County. Metcalfe girls will play for the championship on Friday, Feb. 22 at 7pm against Russell County.  *Click "read more" to view the updated tournament brackets. 

For photos of the boys semi-final game against Russell County click here.
For photos of the girls semi-final game against Cumberland County click here.

Cancer Survivor McKinley Crain Returns to Basketball Court



Two years after being diagnosed with cancer, MCHS sophomore McKinley Crain returned to the basketball court as the Lady Hornets opened 16th District Tournament play on Monday, Feb. 18. McKinley scored two points for Metcalfe and grabbed one rebound. The Lady Hornets defeated Cumberland County 64-27 and will play Russell County for the championship on Friday. You can see media coverage about McKinley's return by clicking on these links: USA Today and  WBKO TV

February Student and Staff of the Month

Janet RamirezSondra JenningsKelly Crawhorn

The Metcalfe County Board of Education recognized the student and staff of the month during its February board meeting. Student of the Month is MCMS 7th grade student Janet Ramirez. Classified Employee of the Month is Sondra Jennings, our 21st Century program director. Certified Employee of the Month is Kelly Crawhorn, Library Media Specialist at MCMS. Click here for a summary of the Feb. 12 Board of Education Meeting.

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.

February Board Meeting

The monthly board meeting of the Metcalfe County Board of Education was held Tuesday, February 12, 5PM at the MCS Central Office.


February 2019 Board Meeting Agenda

School Board Meeting

The monthly board meeting of the Metcalfe County Board of Education will be held Tuesday, February 12 @ 5PM @ 709 West Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY.


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

Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

The 2019 MCHS Basketball Homecoming court was crowned on Feb. 7. Congratulations to King: Zander Yates, Queen: Marley Edmunds, 1st Runner Up: Gracie Tucker, 2nd Runner Up: Kelsey Fields, 3rd Runner Up: Leah Thompson. To view the complete photo gallery from Homecoming night click here.

MCHS Students Make Blankets for Rescue House

Rescue House Blankets

The Metcalfe County High School 21st Century program presented the City of Edmonton with handmade blankets for the rescue house. These blankets will be given to families that have to stay at the rescue house in times of need.

Brody Hurt Wins Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee
Congratulations to this year's Kentucky Derby Festival Spelling Bee champion Brody Hurt. He will represent Metcalfe County Schools in Louisville on March 16. Click "read more" for pictures of all of our spellers.

2019-2020 School Calendar Set

School Calendar

MCHS Students Win at Governor's Cup

Governor's Cup

The Metcalfe County High School Academic Team placed 2nd overall at the District Governor's Cup competition. Click "read more" for a list of awards. 

Metcalfe Beats Russell in Buzzer-Beater

This year's Metcalfe County's boys basketball team accomplished a feat no other team has been able to do since January 2008 - beat Russell County. The Hornets trailed for most of the game, but with the clock ticking down, tied the game late in the 4th quarter. With just seconds to go, Trevor Fields found Peyton Dial in the corner for a three! Metcalfe won 56-53. Earlier in the evening, the Lady Hornets earned another victory defeating Russell County 70-59 improving their record to an impressive 17-4!

Holy Cross Ends Lady Hornets Run in Class "A"

To see photos from the Lady Hornets against Holy Cross (Louisville) click here.
To see photos from the Lady Hornets against Holy Cross (Covington) click here.

This year's Metcalfe County Lady Hornets basketball team accomplished a goal not met by any other team in the past 23 years. They won the 4th Region All "A" Classic. Then they went on to win the first round in the Class "A" State Tournament defeating Holy Cross (Louisville) 58-49. Unfortunately, the Lady Hornets winning streak came to an end against Holy Cross (Covington) in the quarterfinals by a score of 47-70. Despite going up against a 6'5" forward from Holy Cross, Metcalfe's Kaylee Harbison lead the Lady Hornets with 16 points and 6 rebounds. Shawna Edwards had 8 points. Maggie O'Leary and Jackie Vrocher came off the bench to give the Lady Hornets a spark with 6 points each. Hundreds of fans made the 2+ hour drive to support the Lady Hornets, covering EKU's McBrayer Arena in a sea of maroon. The season is far from over the Lady Hornets and the Hornets with several games still on the schedule including Homecoming on February 7 and Senior Night on February 14.   

Shawna Edwards Wins Scholarship

Shawna Edwards

Shawna Edwards, a senior at Metcalfe County High School, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Kentucky All "A" Classic. Shawna is a guard on the Lady Hornets basketball team, which just won the 4th Region All "A" Classic and made it to the quarterfinals of the Class "A" State Tournament. 

MCHS Awarded $10,000 From POWERADE

Powerade CheckCheck
Metcalfe County High School has received a $10,000 check from POWERADE to benefit the school’s athletic program as one of the winners of the "Power Your School" video contest. Click "read more" to see the video that won.

Lady Hornets Advance in State Class "A"

Class A State
The Lady Hornets advanced to the quarterfinals of the All "A" Classic State Tournament by defeating Holy Cross (Louisville) 58-49. Metcalfe (16-3) will now face Holy Cross (Covington) (17-4) on Friday, January 25 at 7:30am central time. For a link to the state tournament website click here.  To see pictures from game #1 click here.

Lady Hornets Advance to Finals of 4th Region All "A" Classic

Class A
The Metcalfe County High School Lady Hornets basketball team will play in the finals of the 4th Region All "A" Classic basketball tournament on Friday, January 18, 2019. Metcalfe defeated Monroe County 72-57 on Tuesday and Clinton County 53-41 on Monday. The Lady Hornets will face Todd County Central at 6pm at Todd County Central High School in Elkton. 

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