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November School Board Meeting Summary

School Board Meeting

School Board Meeting



EDMONTON, Ky. (November 11, 2020) – The Metcalfe County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.


Superintendent Josh Hurt provided an update on the district’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Currently, Metcalfe County remains in-person; although, both in-person and at-home options are available to all students,” Hurt said. “Our leadership team continues to look at the numbers, and while we feel good about what we’re trying to do, we know we have to remain flexible.” The public can access information about COVID-19 on the district’s website by clicking here.


At the meeting, auditors presented the findings of the 2020 financial audit. The district’s finances were found to be in good order. Metcalfe County Schools received a clean opinion with no deficiencies.


On the agenda, the board approved safety upgrades to the entrances of all three schools, approved a KETS (Kentucky Technology Education Systems) offer of assistance for $9,855, and approved a contract to offer hearing impaired services at Hart County Schools from November 2020 through May 2021.


The board recognized Metcalfe County Elementary School kindergarten student Madi Osbon as the November Student of the Month. MCES custodians Mark Flowers, Kane Jeffries, John Reece, Sheryl Scott, and John Zurmehly were recognized as Classified Employees of the Month, and MCES 1st grade teacher Michelle Gillentine was recognized as Certified Employee of the Month.


Board recognitions are sponsored by RBS Design Group, Glass & Thompson Insurance, and American Fidelity.


Superintendent Josh Hurt also congratulated recently re-elected board members, Tim Brown, John Caffee, and Robin McMurtrey.


The next board meeting is Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at 6 pm at the Metcalfe County Board of Education on West Stockton Street.



Madi Osbon

Michelle Gillentine

MCES Custodians

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