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MCES Celebrates World Culture Day

World Culture Day

More than a thousand Metcalfe County students celebrated diversity during World Culture Day. Each MCES grade from kindergarten through 5th picked a country to study and learn about its culture, history, language, geography, music, dance, food, etc. The lesson culminated with a parade around the elementary school, to the central office, through the middle school, and out of the high school. World Culture Day is sponsored by Kingsford Manufacturing in Summer Shade. Click "read more" to see videos from the day or click here to see photos.

MCES Summer Camps

Summer Camps

MCES will once again offer Summer Camps for children who are currently in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades. The camps are June 3-7, June 10-14, and June 17-21. The cost is $25 per week or $60 for all three weeks. Please click "read more" to view and print the application.

MCES Students Win Bicycles

Bicycle Winners

Eastern Star 470 and Masonic Lodge 931 donated bicycles to MCES students who showed the most improvement, perfect attendance, and good faith efforts during K-PREP testing. Congratulations to our winners: 
Clara Shannon, 3rd grade - Good Faith Effort
Autumn Pennington, 4th grade - Good Faith Effort
Kali Mann, 4th grade - Good Faith Effort
Axle Smith, 4th grade - Good Faith Effort
Asa Howard, 5th grade - Most Improved
Kaitlyn Blankenship, 5th grade - Most Improved
Mikah Morehead, 5th grade - Perfect Attendance
Cynthia Keeton, 5th grade - Perfect Attendance 
Cami Franklin, 4th grade - won a PS4 for Good Faith Effort

2019 Summer Camps

Summer Camps

Click the links below for information and application forms for 2019 Summer Camps offered at Metcalfe County Schools.

MCES Summer Camps

MCMS 21st Century Camp

MCHS 21st Century Camp

Youth Boys Basketball Camp

Youth Girls Basketball Camp

Youth Football Camp

 

New Readers Ring the Bell for LIteracy

Ring the Bell for Literacy
Approximately 100 new readers participated in "Ring the Bell for Literacy" at the Metcalfe County Historic Courthouse on Monday, May 13. After the students rang the bell to let everyone know they can now read, the children were treated to snacks at the Metcalfe County Public Library and were invited to sign their names in the official book of new readers. Click here to see more photos from "Ring the Bell for Literacy."

 

Preschool Students Compete in Stick Horse Derby

Stick Horse Derby

Metcalfe County preschool students took part in a Stick Horse Derby just days before the annual Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Ky. There were five races leading up the finals. Congratulations to our winners: 1st Levi Rice, 2nd Ace Pennington, 3rd Gauge Bryant. The Metcalfe County Extension Office helped lead the derby and even brought  "track dirt" for dessert.

Youth Football Camp Sign-ups

Youth Football Camp

Sign-ups are underway for the 2019 Metcalfe County Youth Football Camp. The camp is for students entering kindergarten through 6th grades. It will be held June 6th and 7th, 5pm-8pm at Edmonton Memorial Park. The cost is $10 per camper and $5 for each sibling. ***APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY MAY 31ST*** Click here or "read more" for an application. 

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. 

Students Learn From Mobile Dairy Classroom

Southland Dairy

A big thanks to Southland Dairy for bringing its mobile classroom to Metcalfe County Elementary School. Students enjoyed learning about dairy farming and how important it is to our economy and health. They also got to meet Daisy the cow.

4-H Blue Jeans and Bays Horse Club Win at WKU

MCMS 4-H

Metcalfe County 4-H Blue Jeans and Bays Horse Club traveled to Bowling Green to the L.D. Brown Ag Expo Center on the Western Kentucky University Farm to compete in the District 6 4-H Horse Judging and Hippology Contest.

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