Marshall County Schools

4:00 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Lady Marshals Go for 1,000th Win Tuesday Night

The Marshall County High School girls’ basketball team is looking for its 1,000th victory in program history Tuesday night in a game against Murray High School.

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12:42 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Marshall County Schools Moving Forward with Middle School Consolidation

The Marshall County Board of Education is moving forward with the consolidation of more than 500 students from Benton and South Marshall middle schools.

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9:00 am
Sun September 9, 2012

Marshall Co. Joins Schools Moving to Standards-Based Grading

A Marshall County grading system change means no more “straight A’s,” and no more “F’s.” Marshall County School System this year began a plan to eliminate letter grades at all six elementary schools. The district has joined others across the state implementing a “standards-based grading system,” in which teachers measure learning based on skill sets. The first school to make the change is Central Elementary, with the other five district elementary schools coming on board next year.

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2:12 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Griffy: Standards Grading System Better for Students, Teachers

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A Marshall County School official thinks their new elementary grading system is better for students and teachers, and predicts other schools will pick up the system. Elementary instruction supervisor Abby Griffy says the school system has begun using standards-based grading at Central Elementary. The plan is to include all six district elementary schools next year.

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11:46 am
Mon September 3, 2012

Marshall Co. Schools Eliminates Letter Grades

Marshall County Schools has eliminated letter grades at all six of its public elementary schools. The system is applying a standards-based grading system for the current school year. Instructional supervisor Abby Griffy tells The Paducah Sun all the county's elementary schools will assess student performance by describing levels of comprehension on what is being taught instead of assigning letters based on averaged grades.

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