McCracken County High School http://wkms.org en McCracken County Schools Asks Parents to Pay Off Nearly $32,000 in Lunch Charges http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-schools-asks-parents-pay-nearly-32000-lunch-charges <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The McCracken County School District is asking parents to help reduce $31,986 in unpaid cafeteria bills.</span></p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 18:04:27 +0000 Rob Canning 40454 at http://wkms.org McCracken County Schools Asks Parents to Pay Off Nearly $32,000 in Lunch Charges McCracken HS Band to Play at Kentucky Derby Festival's Pegasus Parade http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-hs-band-play-kentucky-derby-festivals-pegasus-parade <p>McCracken County High School’s marching band is gearing up to play at the Kentucky Derby Festival’s annual Pegasus Parade Thursday.</p><p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 22:02:50 +0000 Parker Franklin 40219 at http://wkms.org McCracken HS Band to Play at Kentucky Derby Festival's Pegasus Parade Newberry Switches to Independent for Third Run at Office http://wkms.org/post/newberry-switches-independent-third-run-office <p>McCracken County Judge-Executive Van Newberry is running for a third term, and will do so as an independent.</p><p>Newberry was a Democrat and says he has considered the party switch since 2010. He says county level officials should be nonpartisan. Newberry's party switch, at present, allows him to avoid a primary race against Democrat Jeff Hines.</p><p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 22:01:41 +0000 John Null 37734 at http://wkms.org Newberry Switches to Independent for Third Run at Office Carson Myre Series: Paducah Symphony Youth Orchestra & Sinfonia Holiday Concert http://wkms.org/post/carson-myre-series-paducah-symphony-youth-orchestra-sinfonia-holiday-concert <p>Welcome to The Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with WKMS. Today, we’ll hear the holiday concert by the Paducah Symphony Youth Orchestra and Sinfonia Preparatory Orchestra. Steve Schaffner conducts the PSYO, Patty Story conducts Sinfonia. King Sound Studio is our recording engineer. This concert was held on December 15, 2013 at the C-Plant Performing Arts Center in McCracken County High School and was sponsored by Lourdes and Independence Bank.</p><p><strong>Sinfonia Song List:</strong></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:44:38 +0000 Matt Markgraf 37476 at http://wkms.org Carson Myre Series: Paducah Symphony Youth Orchestra & Sinfonia Holiday Concert Highlights from the McCracken Co. High School Band Autumn Concert http://wkms.org/post/highlights-mccracken-co-high-school-band-autumn-concert <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Welcome to The </span>Carson-Myre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with </span>WKMS<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. We’re delighted you’ve joined us for this new series. Today, we feature highlights from the McCracken County High School Band’s Autumn Concert.&nbsp; This concert was recorded on November 11, 2013 at the C-Plant Performing Arts Center, and features original compositions from Kentucky native Jason Thompson.</span></p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 18:15:00 +0000 Matt Markgraf 36887 at http://wkms.org Highlights from the McCracken Co. High School Band Autumn Concert McCracken County Football Living Up to Expectations http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-football-living-expectations <p class="p1">McCracken County High School football is living up to the expectations of the newly consolidated school, crushing almost all of their opponents in lopsided blowouts.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1">And after the first round playoff pummeling of Boone County last week, the Mustangs will face, easily one of the toughest opponents yet, the 11-1 Central Hardin County High School.&nbsp;</p><p class="p2"> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:49:50 +0000 John Paul Henry 36458 at http://wkms.org McCracken County Football Living Up to Expectations Traffic Backs Up Outside New McCracken High School http://wkms.org/post/traffic-backs-outside-new-mccracken-high-school <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The new consolidated McCracken County High School had its first day of classes today and, as sheriff deputies expected, there was a high volume of traffic on the roads. &nbsp;Six McCracken County sheriff deputies were stationed outside the school this morning dealing with traffic back-ups as more than 1,500 students arrived. &nbsp;Sheriff Jon Hayden said there were officials from the Kentucky Department of Highways monitoring traffic flow and looking into alternate solutions.</span></p><p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 17:31:58 +0000 Rob Canning 33869 at http://wkms.org Traffic Backs Up Outside New McCracken High School McCracken Co. Schools Superintendent on the New High School http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-co-schools-superintendent-new-high-school <p>Kate Lochte speaks with Dr. Nancy Waldrop, Superintendent of the McCracken County Schools, about the new McCracken County High School. They talk about what qualities make the new school a "landmark" school regionally and nationally, the instructional design known as "small learning communities," and how the small-school intimacy of the previously separated high schools is being preserved in the much larger, consolidated school. <a href="http://www.mccrackencountyschools.net/">Click here for more about the new high school</a>.</p><p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 20:26:56 +0000 Kate Lochte 33457 at http://wkms.org McCracken Co. Schools Superintendent on the New High School 'An Evening of Excellence' with Ray Lewis at MCHS http://wkms.org/post/evening-excellence-ray-lewis-mchs <p>Two-time NFL Defensive Player of the year and 12 time Pro Bowler Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens headlines “An Evening of Excellence” at the new McCracken County High School August 17. MCHS Football Coach Jack Haskins Kate Lochte more about it during <em>Sounds Good</em>. Lewis is involved in charitable activities, including his own Ray Lewis 52 Foundation, providing personal and economic assistance to disadvantaged youth.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gomccracken.com/News.aspx?newsId=18469&amp;">Click here for information on how to attend</a>.</p><p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 21:17:36 +0000 Kate Lochte 33242 at http://wkms.org 'An Evening of Excellence' with Ray Lewis at MCHS McCracken County High School Opens http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-high-school-opens <p></p><p>McCracken County Public Schools held a ceremonial ribbon cutting for its new high school Thursday.</p><p>After seven years of planning and two and a half years of construction, public school superintendent Nancy Waldrop revealed McCracken County High School to the public and discussed some of the school’s priorities. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 12:22:39 +0000 Whitney Jones 33011 at http://wkms.org McCracken County High School Opens