McCracken County Schools

2:33 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

McCracken School Board Approves Reopening MCEA Contract Negotiations

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. 

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11:41 am
Wed May 14, 2014

No Serious Injuries in Heath Elementary Bus Crash

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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.

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1:09 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

McCracken County Schools to Move Central Office in June

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. 

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3:35 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

McCracken County and Paducah Schools Plan to Name New Superintendents This Month

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. 

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11:42 am
Tue January 28, 2014

McCracken County School Board Sets Timetable for Superintendent Search

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. 

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12:13 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

McCracken County School District Tests for Talent

Concord Elementary students participate in Dr. Bradley Almquist's high aptitude music class.
John Paul Henry

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.

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2:54 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Districts Moving Foward to Raise Dropout Age

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  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. 

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