McCracken County Schools http://wkms.org en No Serious Injuries in Heath Elementary Bus Crash http://wkms.org/post/no-serious-injuries-heath-elementary-bus-crash <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nine Heath Elementary School students and their driver suffered only minor injuries when a car crashed head-on into a McCracken County school bus Wednesday morning.</span></p><p> Wed, 14 May 2014 16:41:53 +0000 Dave Shinall 40555 at http://wkms.org No Serious Injuries in Heath Elementary Bus Crash McCracken County Schools to Move Central Office in June http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-schools-move-central-office-june <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 32px;">The McCracken County School board plans to relocate their central office on Berger Road to the former Reidland Middle School building in an effort to save on utility costs.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 18:09:53 +0000 Rob Canning 40455 at http://wkms.org McCracken County Schools to Move Central Office in June McCracken County and Paducah Schools Plan to Name New Superintendents This Month http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-and-paducah-schools-plan-name-new-superintendents-month <p>The search for two school superintendents is approaching its end after the search committees handed their recommendations over to their respective boards of education last night.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:35:24 +0000 Rob Canning 39370 at http://wkms.org McCracken County and Paducah Schools Plan to Name New Superintendents This Month McCracken County School Board Sets Timetable for Superintendent Search http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-school-board-sets-timetable-superintendent-search <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The McCracken County Board of Education hopes to hire a new Superintendent in late March. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Current superintendent Nancy </span>Waldrop<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;<a href="http://wkms.org/post/waldrop-announces-retirement-mccracken-county-schools">announced in December </a>that she will not be renewing her contract with the district.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:42:09 +0000 Rob Canning 38328 at http://wkms.org McCracken County School Board Sets Timetable for Superintendent Search McCracken County School District Tests for Talent http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-school-district-tests-talent <p class="p1">McCracken County elementary students are realizing they are much more talented than they ever thought thanks to a new effort to screen every fourth grader for musical high aptitude.</p><p></p><p class="p2"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dr. Bradley </span>Almquist<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Murray State University Director of Choral Activities, teaches students songs and to play instruments, all the while developing an innate ability.</span></p><p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:13:48 +0000 John Paul Henry 37224 at http://wkms.org McCracken County School District Tests for Talent Districts Moving Foward to Raise Dropout Age http://wkms.org/post/districts-moving-foward-raise-dropout-age <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Kentucky Department of Education is well on its way to it’s goal of increasing the compulsory age of school attendance to 18. KDE offered a $10,000 grant to the first 57 districts that adopted the voluntary change.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 19:54:09 +0000 Drew Adams 32561 at http://wkms.org Districts Moving Foward to Raise Dropout Age