The McCracken County School Board is looking to reestablish professional negotiations with the teachers of the McCracken County Education Association.
The board’s unanimous decision came at its regular meeting last night.
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.
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.
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.
The McCracken County Board of Education hopes to hire a new Superintendent in late March.
Current superintendent Nancy Waldrop announced in December that she will not be renewing her contract with the district.
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.
Dr. Bradley Almquist, Murray State University Director of Choral Activities, teaches students songs and to play instruments, all the while developing an innate ability.
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.