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Work Ready Signing Day

Work Ready

Metcalfe County High School hosted its first ever Work Ready Signing Day on Thursday, May 23, 2019. Eighteen students signed letters of commitment as they begin careers following graduation. Coordinator for the MCHS Work Ready program Geneva Scroggy also recognized senior Alex Riley as the 2019 Work Ready Student of the Year. Click "read more" to see photos from the signings.

Jacklin Carter Signs with Lindsey Wilson College

Jacklin Carter

MCHS band student and trumpet player Jacklin Carter has received a scholarship and signed a letter of intent to join the Lindsey Wilson Marching Band. Pictured (L-R): MCHS band director Tyler Fenwick, Jacklin Carter, LWC band director Tim Allen

MCHS Senior Walk

The senior class at Metcalfe County High School took their final walk through Metcalfe County Elementary School on Wednesday, May 22. MCES students cheered and handed out cards to the future graduates to wish them good luck.

16th District All-Tournament Softball and Baseball Teams

Softball All-District Baseball All-District

Seven MCHS student-athletes were named to the 16th District All-Tournament softball and baseball teams. From the Lady Hornets: Marley Edmunds, Marisa Fields, Jaycie Harper, and Bailee Garrett. From the Hornets: Braxton Davis, Trevor Fields, and Russell Gibson. The MCHS softball team advanced to the 4th Region Tournament. The drawing will be held Saturday, May 25 at 10am in Bowling Green. Click here to see more photos from the tournaments. 

2019 MCHS Senior Breakfast

Senior Breakfast 

 Senior Breakfast

Senior Breakfast

Congratulations to the MCHS seniors who are College Ready, Career Ready, and College & Career Ready. Approximately 70 students were recognized at the annual Senior Breakfast hosted by the Edmonton Worship Center. That is an outstanding number of seniors prepared for their futures! We are very proud of each and every one of you. Click here to see more photos from the 2019 MCHS Senior Breakfast.

MCHS Seniors Attend Baccalaureate Service


The 2019 MCHS Baccalaureate Service was held at the Edmonton Worship Center on May 19, 2019. It was a packed house with a record number of Metcalfe County seniors attending the ceremony.

You can watch the entire service on our youtube channel by clicking this link.

To see photos from the 2019 MCHS Baccalaureate Service click here.

Enrollment Open for 21st Century Summer Programs

21st Century

Enrollment is now open for the 21st Century Summer Programs at Metcalfe County Middle School and Metcalfe County High School. Forms will be going home with students the week of May 6-10. 

CLICK HERE for a link to the MCMS 21st Century Summer Program Application Form (green)
CLICK HERE for a link to the MCHS 21st Century Summer Program Application Form (yellow)

MCHS Band Students Sign with CU

Autumn Jessie and Taylor Brown

MCHS band students Autumn Jessie and Taylor Brown have been awarded scholarships to attend Campbellsville University. Both plan to join the CU marching band and signed letters of intent on May 16. Corey Bonds represented CU at the signing. Click "read more" for additional photos. 

MCHS Baseball Players Recognized at Senior Night

MCHS Baseball

The Metcalfe County High School baseball team recognized three players on Senior Night on May 13, 2019. 
Pictured (L-R): Connor Jessie, Russell Gibson, and Trevor Fields. 

Konnor Gallagher Wins 4th Region Tennis Tournament

Konnor Gallagher

Metcalfe County junior Konnor Gallagher is the 4th Region girls tennis tournament singles champion. Konnor will compete in the state tennis competition later this month in Lexington. 

Click here to read the latest article about Konnor in the Glasgow Daily Times.

MCHS Names New Girls Basketball Head Coach

TJ Coffey

Metcalfe County High School has named T.J. Coffey as the new head coach of the girls basketball team. Coffey has been an assistant coach with the girls basketball team for five years. She takes over for Josh Hurt who stepped down to take a director of instruction position in the school district. 

Board Recognizes HNN


The Metcalfe County Board of Education recognized members of the Hornet News Network at its May meeting. Leah Thompson, Brody Hurt, Dillon Syra, and Ethan Bates placed in the top 10 at the 11th annual STLP State Championship. The board also recognized HNN teacher sponsor Mrs. Anita Love for her hard work and dedication to the program. She was not able to attend the meeting. You can follow HNN on youtube by clicking this link.

Senior Softball Players Recognized

MCHS Softball

The Metcalfe County High School softball team recognized six players and their families during Senior Night on Tuesday. Pictured (L-R): Jacklin Carter, Marley Edmunds, Madison Froedge, Kaylee Harbison, Jadyn Johnson, and Leah Thompson. For more photos click "read more." 

2019 Senior Celebrities

Senior Celebrities

Congratulations to the 2019 Senior Celebrities recognized by the Edmonton-Metcalfe County Chamber of Commerce at a special banquet on Monday, April 29. Click "read more" for a list of recipients and honorees. 

MCHS Prom 2019: The Greatest Show!

Prom Court

Metcalfe County High School held its 2019 Prom on Saturday, April 27, "The Greatest Show" was this year's theme with the inside of the gym transformed into a giant circus under the big top. This year's prom court is pictured above (L-R) Jacob Miller, Gracie Capshaw, Marley Edmunds, Austin Ford, Zander Yates, Spencer Dillingham, Hannah Brown, and Leah Thompson. The 2019 Prom King and Queen was Zander Yates and Marley Edmunds.

Click here to see more photos from the 2019 MCHS Prom!

Tennis Teams Win at District

District Tennis

Metcalfe County Tennis Teams competed in the 16th District Tournament on Wednesday, May 1. Konnor Gallagher took home first place in singles, while Taryn Deckard finished runner-up. Kylee Coleman and Gabby Devore won the doubles title. On the boys' side, Tyler London and Will Pemberton finished runner-up in doubles. Click "read more" for photos from the 16th District Tennis Tournament. 

Youth Basketball Camp Sign-ups Underway

Basketball Camp

Metcalfe County High School will host a boys basketball youth camp for students entering kindergarten through 8th grade on June 10-13 from 8am until 11am. The cost is $25 if you pay by May 24 and $30 after May 24. For more information click "read more" or contact Brandon Brockman at MCHS. 

Metcalfe Softball Competes in State All "A" Classic

MCHS Softball
The Metcalfe County High School Softball Team has returned home from the Kentucky All "A" Classic in Owensboro. This is the first time the Lady Hornets have participated in the state tournament, and the first time they won the 4th Region All "A" Classic. Unfortunately, Metcalfe fell to Hancock County 9-3 and to Nicholas County 12-10. 

Farm to School

Photo Courtesy: Glasgow Daily Times/Will Perkins

Lynn Hawkins

Mrs. Lynn Hawkins and her students are making headlines across the country with their chicken eggs. The students have been incubating the eggs for a local farmer. 

Click here for a link to the Glasgow Daily Times article.

Runners Break Records at Track Meet

Tavarson SmithAllie Thomas

Tavarson Smith and Allie Thomas are now in the Metcalfe County record books. On April 16, Tavarason broke the school's 200m record, and Allie broke a school record in the 3200m that goes back to 1997. Congratulations to both student-athletes!

Metcalfe Students Win at STLP State Championship


Students from Metcalfe County Schools returned home with several awards from the 2019 STLP State Championship.

Elizabeth Decker Named Governor's Scholar

Elizabeth Decker

Metcalfe County High School junior Elizabeth Decker has been selected as a 2019 Governor’s Scholar. ‚ÄčThe Governor’s Scholars Program is a summer residential program for outstanding high school students in Kentucky who are rising seniors. The Program’s mission is to enhance Kentucky’s next generation of civic and economic leaders. In order to participate in the Program, students must be nominated by their high schools and then compete on a state-wide level. Selection for the program is highly competitive, with an application process similar to that of prestigious colleges and universities.

Robert Haskins Places in State SkillsUSA Contest

Robert Haskins

Metcalfe County High School senior Robert Haskins placed 2nd in the state in Cabinet Making at the annual SkillsUSA Kentucky Leadership and Skills Championships. Monroe ATC also had a 1st place winner for Cabinet Making and 2nd place winner for Electrical Construction

MCHS Softball Heads to State All "A" Classic

MCHS  Softball

The Metcalfe County Lady Hornet Softball Team is on its way to play in the state All “A” Classic in Owensboro! A send-off celebration was held Friday, April 26, which included a “hall roar” and police escort out of town. The first game is at 10:30 Saturday morning against Hancock County. Click "read more" to see the send-off celebration videos and the pool play schedule.


Josh Hurt Promoted to Director of Instruction

Josh Hurt

Metcalfe County Middle School assistant principal and Metcalfe County High School girls basketball head coach Josh Hurt has been named the district’s new Director of Instruction. Subsequently, Hurt is stepping down as girls basketball coach.


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