Open vision bar

District News

Newsletter Monthly Newsletter
Read the new online version of Monroe County Schools' Newsletter
Apple Important Upcoming Dates and Information for All Schools
Click here to see open house dates for elementary schools, registration for high school and camp middle school information
Latest Attendance Information Latest Attendance Information
Information concerning the new district's attendance policy.  Includes video from Mike Gee, Director of Pupil Personnel.
Calendar Calendar for 2010-2011 School Year Changed by Board of Education
Next year's calendar received approval at July's regular school board meeting which changed the start date for students.
Swim Team New Swim Team Forming
Enjoy swimming and want to be a MAC Sailfish? Monroe Aquatics Club, a member of  USA Swimming, will be forming a swim team. Contact Coach Dawn Cleary for more information and see the attached flyer.
Information Suicide Prevention Information
HB 51 Requires Middle and High Schools across the state of Kentucky to provide suicide prevention information to its students.  Click here for helpful resources.
Caverna Band Festival Caverna Band Festival
September 11 - Enjoy Watching MCHS Band in Competition
Mrs. Dean Lyon Retires Mrs. Dean Lyon Retires
Mrs. Dean Lyon, a bus driver for Monroe County Schools retires.
Malila Myatt, T.E.S. 1st Grader, Wins State Competition Malila Myatt, T.E.S. 1st Grader, Wins State Competition
Malila Myatt, a first grader at TES, wins state horse riding competition.
Health Summit Health Summit
Sandy England and Jill Ford discuss health issues.
Trophy 2010 Pinnacle Scholar
Jeremy Cloyd will receive this distinguished honor from Berea College
Carter Students Have Lunch with the Superintendent
Proficient and Distinguished Seniors
KCSS SAFE SCHOOLS WEEK
Safe Schools Week has been proclaimed for the week of October 17th thru October 23rd.
Directions to Football Game at Washington County Directions to Football Game at Washington County
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH IS BLUE OUT DAY! WEAR JEANS, TENNIS SHOES AND FALCON ATTIRE TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT!
Check mark Monroe County Schools Rank High in Released Study
Monroe County one of top-ranked school systems in "College and Career Readiness"
Blanket Drive T.E.S. 1st Grader Asks Help for Blanket Drive
1st grader Maddie Ford asks for your help to donate blankets for the homeless.
Good Job T.E.S. Ranked #15 in the State in Math!
T.E.S. is ranked #15 in the state of Kentucky in math out of over 700 elementary schools!
Pride Tompkinsville Elementary PRIDE Club Wins Award!
PRIDE has honored Tompkinsville Elementary School for outstanding achievements in Environmental Education during the 2009-10 school year. 
Hall of Fame ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME MEMBERS RECOGNIZED
Monroe County Schools recognized its first ever "Athletic Hall of Fame" group at a recent football game. Video footage provided.
Monroe County Schools is closed for Friday, January 7, 2011
Due to weather the Monroe County School District is closed for Friday, January 7, 2011,
Football Banquet Cancelled
Tonight's football banquet has been cancelled due to bad weather
Scholarship Assistance Provided at MCHS
Guidance Counselors available on Thursday
School Closed Friday, January 14th Due to Snow & Monday, January 17th for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Check this website for additional closings when they become available
Money Financial Aid Workshops January 20 and February 3, 2011
The January 20th Financial Aid Workshop has been  cancelled.
Basketball Little League Basketball Games Canceled for Saturday, January 22, 2011.
Due to bad weather, little league basketball games have been canceled for Saturday, January 22, 2011.
School Delayed
MONROE COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL BE RUNNING ON A TWO HOUR DELAY ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 27TH.
Pride Tompkinsville Elementary PRIDE Club Wins Recycling Award
  For using technology to promote recycling, the Tompkinsville Elementary School PRIDE Club has won the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award.
Information Monroe County High School Adopts New Policy
School procedures concerning fighting are changed.
Pink Shirt HOOPS FOR HOPE GAME SET
Support your local Relay for Life  Date changed toThursday, February 10th
Another Snow Day
Due to snow, there will be no school in Monroe County on Friday, February 11th.
Basketball All "A" Classic
Congratulations to our Lady Falcons for being Runners Up in Touchstone Energy All "A" Classic Tournament
Valentines Valentines Day Schedule REVISED
Due to the fact there will be no school on Friday, February 11th, Valentines Day/parties will be celebrated on Monday, February 14th.
health_summit-1-27-2011.wmv Latest Health Summit
Basketball
Congratulations - MCHS Lady Falcons - 15th District Champs!!!!!
Basketball Net Conference Tourney Runner-Up
Congratulations to the 7th grade boys basketball team for winning runner-up in the SKMSAA Conference Tournament. The team won two games defeating Allen Co. and Moss before losing a hard-fought battle against Barren Co. in the championship game.
National Beta MCMS Beta Results Are In
MCMS's Jr. Beta Club recently attended the State Jr. Beta Convention and had many entries in the various contest. Congratulations to Page Anderson- 2nd place in essay; Courtney Cornelius, McKayla Cornelius and Laura Hamilton- 3rd place in Spotlight Your Club. The Club placed 4th in Group Talent. To view performance, click on Read More below.
Clipboard Instructional Rounds
Monroe and Cumberland Counties Come Together to Form Partnership
Celebrate School to Watch
Educators from across the state of Kentucky have recognized that MCMS is a "School to Watch". Visitors will be in our school on Thursday, February 17th and Friday, February 18th to interview staff, students, and parents as well as observe many forms of teaching strategies and learning styles going on in the classroom.
School-to-Watch MCMS Is a School-to-Watch
A big congratulations goes out to MCMS faculty, staff, and students. We have been notified that MCMS IS a "School-to-Watch".

More information in regards to this special honor, visit the STW website.
Music Band Students Compete at Solo/Ensemble
The Kentucky Music Educators Association sponsors district level Solo and Small Ensemble contests across the state. Monroe County Middle School participates in District 3 (Bowling Green District) assessment each year.  Students perform a selected piece of music before a qualified evaluator who rates their performance Distinguished, Proficient, Apprentice or Novice.  Our students have been preparing for this event for several weeks and their outstanding ratings show the huge amount of work and dedication they put forth in preparation for this event.
GES Academic Team GES Academic Team
Wins Second in the District!!! 
Gamaliel BETA Gamaliel BETA
3rd Place in the STATE!!! 
Check out these BETA photos from living literature.
JHC BETA WINS SONGFEST COMPETITION JHC BETA WINS SONGFEST COMPETITION
Jr. Beta Club wins songfest.  Betty Estes, wins 2nd place in Black & White Photography.  JHC Beta Club along with Betty's picture will compete in Nationals in June...Click here to view performance at state convention.
FIRST LADY VISITS JHC FIRST LADY VISITS JHC
First Lady, Jane Beshear visited JHC on Wednesday, March 2, 2011.  JHC was chosen as one of the 5 schools in Kentucky that she visited.  The focus of the visit was on Literacy.
Children Preschool and Kindergarten Registration to Begin Soon
Registration is April 5th in GES cafeteria 3:30 to 5:00
One Call Now One Call Now
If you missed a call, dial 1-877-698-3261 and follow the prompts in order to replay the message.
Music Spring Band Concert
Do not miss the opportunity to hear MCMS's 6th, 7th, and 8th grade bands perform during their Spring Concert. The band will play a selection of popular music through the ages under the direction of Mrs. Terri Collins. Check out this link to hear a portion of the concert.
Regional Elementary Governor's Cup Regional Elementary Governor's Cup

GES Places 3rd in the Region!!!!

Check Information Regarding Teacher Rank Changes
Attached is a letter from the EPSB to all teachers.
Community Education Classes Community Education Classes
Enroll Now for Upcoming Painting Classes
Spring Fling Spring Fling
Click here to find information about the GES Spring Fling!!
ABC Kindergarten Registration
Another Kindergarten Registration will be held on Thursday, April 28th from 11:00 – 2:30 at Gamaliel Elementary School
Parents Monroe County Middle and High School Receive 21st Century Grants
Both schools will benefit from expanding after school programs.
Energy Saving Plan Monroe County School District Participates in Energy Saving Plan
Monroe County Schools have applied for and have now obtained the prestigious title of Energy Star Partner
Photography Photography Session to be held at GES
Wonderful Opportunity for our parents and students!
Drugs Prescription Drug Take-Back Event
Saturday, April 30th - Wal-Mart
Clothes Closet Clothes Closet
Did you do some spring cleaning over Spring Break? Do you have clothes that you do not know what to do with? Donate them to a yard sale that will benefit the American Cancer Society. MCMS Relay for Life team is partnering with the Jr. Guard to host the yard sale. Donations can be dropped off at the middle school and Brenda Humes or Kim Graves can help you out. A receipt can be obtained for all donations. Contact Brenda or Kim if you have any questions. The date for the yard sale has not been set yet, but will be in May.
With Prom fast appoaching, students and parents plan for memorable events. Click here to read an interesting article about underaged drinking.
Information GED Testing Offered in Monroe County
Remember, GED Testing is free until June 30th
Elections SBDM Elections to be Held
Elections will be held at each school on May 10th from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.  Check with your child's school for more information.
Testing Schedule Monroe County Schools Testing Schedule
Click the following link to see subjects and dates of the upcoming KCCT and ITBS testing schedule
Live Broadcast Live Broadcast of 2011 MCHS Graduation
The Monroe County Technology Department will once again be broadcasting the 2011 MCHS Graduation on McTv (SCRTC channel 94, Mediacom channel 16).  Please remember that technical difficulty is possible.
8th Grade Graduation
Graduation ceremonies will be held on Tuesday, May 31st starting at 9:00 am in the gym. Parents, siblings, and friends of the 8th grade class are invited to attend.
Calendar Remainder of 2011 Amended School Calendar
The school calendar was officially amended at a special called board meeting on March 15th. 
Drama Monroe Youth Theatre Drama Camp
Check out this exciting activity for students during the summer
Beta Senior National Beta Competition will be broadcast live on McTv (94 & 16)
The Senior National Beta Competition will be broadcast live on McTv (Channel 94 & 16) on Thursday, June 23rd & Friday, June 24th starting at 10:00am.
Theatre Monroe Youth Theatre Presents:
Three Doors to Death by Keith Jackson
Track State Track and Field WINNERS
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Track and Field competition was held in Louisville Friday, May 27th and Tanner Kendall won the state long jump competition with a unofficial jump of 20’ 11 ½” and he also finished second in the high jump.  Amber Gordon, Jordan Mink, Tanner Kendall & Skylar Turner all represented Monroe County well and they are all WINNERS
JHC JR BETA NATIONAL CHAMPS!! JHC JR BETA NATIONAL CHAMPS!!
JHC competed in the National Jr BETA Songfest Competition June 17th and were named National Champs on Monday, June 20th in Nashville!  Also, Betty Estes, was awarded 4th place in black and white photography!  Way to go JHC BETA!!!!
Football MCMS Football Parent Meeting Monday, June 11th.
There will be a 7th & 8th grade football parent meeting held on Monday, July 11th at the MCMS cafeteria starting at 6:30pm. The meeting should not last no more than 1 hour.
ORDER YOUR NATIONAL BETA VIDEO HERE! ORDER YOUR NATIONAL BETA VIDEO HERE!
Click the link below to order the National Beta Video...General Session 4 is the final day that awards were handed out and the cost is $20.  This includes all awards for National Jr Beta Convention.

http://lazytoeproductions.com/2011BETAPayPal.html
Education City Education City Available During Summer Months
Go to the school link and log in to Education City during the summer!
Nurse Health Requirements for 2011-2012 School Year
Click on "Read More" to find out new requirements for incoming Kindergarten, 6th and 9th grade students or click on Departments - Health/FRYSC to find more information and forms.
Monroe County High School Monroe County High School
Upcoming Registration and Freshman Open House
Monroe County Board of Education Recognizes Retiring Employees Monroe County Board of Education Recognizes Retiring Employees
Several certified and classified employees were recognized at the June school board meeting honoring their years of dedicated service to the Monroe County School system.
School to Watch Celebration
A CELEBRATION honoring MCMS as a Kentucky School to Watch took place on Monday, May 23rd. The program showcased why MCMS was deserving of this honor. The band played, students sang and played the piano, students, staff members, and parents gave speeches, and a video was shown. Check out pictures in the photo galleries part 1 and part 2 and the students' video
Relay for Life T-shirts
MCMS Relay for Life team's t-shirt won 1st place in the county contest. T-shirts are still available from Ms. Brenda Humes for $10. If you would like one, please contact her at the middle school or email her.
Football Helmet Football Begins in Monroe County
Intra-squad Scrimmage Friday Night
Check Mark First Day of School
Monroe County Students begin 2011-2012 school year on August 5th.
NATIONAL JR. BETA GES PLACES 4TH AT NATIONAL JR. BETA CONVENTION
GES placed 4th in Living Literature at the National Jr. Beta Convention in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday, June 20th.
Art Community Education Classes
Acryclic Painting Classes to be Offered
Football Little League Football Sign Ups
Sign up dates have been set for the 2011 season
MCHS has National Winners! MCHS has National Winners!
Tiffany Taylor and Haley Adams Receive Gold at National FCCLA Conference
School Board Recognizes Retiring Teachers School Board Recognizes Retiring Teachers
James and Shelia Emberton recently retired from the Monroe County School District
School Board Recognizes Community Partner School Board Recognizes Community Partner
Judge Kristi Castillo was recently recognized by the Monroe County Board of Education
Football Homecoming Festivities
Homecoming festivities at MCMS will be during the week of August 29th thru September 1st. Each day will be a dress-up day, Pep Rally on Wednesday, and game and crowning of queen on Thursday. Pictures can be found in photo gallery.
Falcon MCHS Homecoming Week
Cake Community Education Classes
Click here for a cake decorating class opportunity.
Food Tray There is Such a Thing as a Free Lunch!
Tompkinsville Elementary and Gamaliel Elementary Eat for Free
MC MCMS Falcon Football Team to play Glasgow in Playoffs on Saturday, October 15 at 6:30.
MCMS Falcons to play Glasgow in Playoffs on Saturday, October 15 at 6:30.  The players would love to see everyone come out and support the team.

Notebook Kentucky Safe Schools Week
OCTOBER 16-22, 2011
CLICK HERE TO BE A CYBER SURVIVOR
Light bulb Lights On
Lights On has been cancelled due to the weather.  It has been rescheduled for Thursday, October 27th.  It will go from 6:00-8:00 at Community Resource Center Gym and Cafeteria.
Math High School Math Day
University of Kentucky will be sponsoring a special event for high school girls and their instructors.
Football Football Banquet

The MCMS football teams will be recognized at the annual banquet on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 6:00PM. The banquet will be held in the MCMS Gymnasium. After the recognitions, a potluck meal will be served in the cafeteria. Everyone is invited to attend.

Turkey Thanksgiving Break Begins Wednesday - Friday
Enjoy this time with family and friends and we will see you back on Monday!
Every Child Gamaliel Elementary School Receives an Honorable Mention at the Annual Safe Schools Conference
GES was one of the 49 Honorable Mentions in the Teaching, Educating, Leading and Learning (TELL) Kentucky survey
Governor's Scholarship 2012 Governor's Scholarship Applications Now Available
The deadline for application has been extended. Please turn in applications to Mrs. Pauletta Page in Guidance by Monday, December 5, 2011.
Information Earn a College Degree in 18-24 Months
Representative coming to Adult Education on Wednesday, December 7th.
District Essay Winner Tompkinsville Elementary Student Wins District Essay Contest
Ashley Hadley, a 5th Grader at Tompkinsville Elementary, wrote an essay for the AARP Kentucky Grandparent of the Year award and was chosen to represent the Monroe County School District. Ashley's essay will now go on to compete at the Regional level.
Falcon MCHS Football Banquet
Compass Compass Testing at Monroe County High School
Click here to find more details about Compass testing.
Blue Ribbon Award Gamaliel Elementary Wins Prestigious Blue Ribbon Award!
GES is a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence!
Christmas Christmas Break
Last day of school before Christmas is Monday, December 19th
Aviation MCHS Aviation Student Invitation
Open house at the airport for aviation students' parents.
Basketball No School Friday January 27th.
The Lady Falcons advanced in the All A Classic last night defeating Somerset by a score of 58-48.  They will now play Walton-Verona on Friday, January 27th at 12:00 cst.  School will be dismissed so everyone will have the opportunity to support the Lady Falcons.
BAsketball Go Lady Falcons
Monroe County Elementary Schools wish Our Lady Falcons the Best of Luck in all of their upcoming Games.  GO LADY FALCONS!!!
 
Check mark JOB READY CLASSES
For more information and class schedule follow the link.
Basketball 8th Grade Conference Tournament- Game Postponed
The 8th grade SKMAA Conference Tournament games has been rescheduled and will be played on Saturday, February 18th. The Falcons, who are in first place, will play at 11:30 against the winner of the Drakes Creek vs. Franklin Simpson game. The game will be played at Drakes Creek. The Lady Falcons will play at 10:15 against South Warren at Franklin-Simpson. Good luck to both teams. Let's bring home a Championship!
Ballgames Postponed
THE GIRL'S REGIONAL TOURNAMENT AT DIDDLE ARENA HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL 6:00 P.M. ON SATURDAY, MARCH 3RD.  THE FINALS WILL BE AT 3:00 P.M. ON SUNDAY, MARCH 4TH.
Youth Theatre Monroe County Youth Theatre Presents Play
The Female Odd Couple begins March 17th.
Harrison Froedge Harrison to Compete in Geographical Bee

As a classroom and school winner of the geographic bee, Harrison Froedge tested his knowledge on world geography and has qualified to participate at the state level of the National Geographic Bee. The state Bee will be held on Friday, March 30th at the Carroll Knicely Conference Center on the campus of Western Kentucky University. Congratulations and good luck, Harrison!

Paige Anderson Anderson to Compete in State Governor's Cup
Page Anderson placed 3rd in the Regional Governor's Cup competition in written composition and will compete at the State Governor's Cup in March. Congratulations Page!
Jr. Beta Jr. Beta Wins at State
MCMS Jr. Beta club members had a successful convention bringing home three awards. Song Fest group won 1st place; Special Talent group won 2nd place; and Spotlight Your Club won 2nd place. The club will be "starting their engines" again in June and head to Greensboro, NC for the National Jr. Beta Conventin. Way to go MCMS!
Paint Time to Paint
Community Education Acrylic Painting Classes
Blue Ribbon GES Featured in Kentucky Teacher Magazine
Blue Ribbon School Goes for Mastery Minus the Grades
Spring Break Spring Break Begins March 31st
Monroe County Schools will begin spring break the first week of April.  Schools will be closed from April 2 through April 6. Enjoy!
Web State Department Broadcasts from the High School
A technology webcast recently took place at Monroe County High School that was broadcast to state technology leaders and support personnel.
"Falcon Fitness" has Grand Re-Opening Ceremony
The Monroe County Family Wellness Center holds a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Registration Preschool and Kindergarten Registration
April 13th 7:00 AM-4:00PM
All Monroe County Elementary Schools
Baseball Monroe County Falcon Baseball Team Holds Camp
Little League Camp Scheduled for Friday, March 30th, T-Ball & Coach Pitch was held on March 28th.
Bus Kindergarten Readiness Program
 

An invitation for families with children

starting kindergarten this August!

Clothes Closet Operation Clothes Closet
Relay for Life Fundraiser for Monroe County Middle School
Band MCHS Band Banquet
Children Preschool
THE LAST DAY FOR PRESCHOOL WILL BE THURSDAY, MAY 3RD.
Harrison Froedge State Geography Bee
A big congratulations goes out to Harrison Froedge on representing MCMS in the State Geography Bee on March 30 in Bowling Green. Harrison qualified for the state by winning the school bee and placing high in a written assessment. The top 100 students in the state were invited for the competition. Harrison had to answer a number of written and oral questions and made it to the round of 10. He finished in 7th place!
STLP Monroe County Students Compete at State STLP Convention
All five schools were represented at the recent State STLP Convention in Lexington.
Tompkinsville Elementary Nominated Tompkinsville Elementary Nominated to be a National Blue Ribbon School!
Tompkinsville Elementary has recently been nominated by Kentucky's Commissioner of Education to be a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.
Information Special Called Board of Education Meeting
Due to a change in the date of the regular board meeting, a special called meeting has been set for Tuesday, May 15th at 6:30 p.m. at the Monroe County Area Technology Center.
Graduation Graduation to be Broadcast Live
The Monroe County High School Graduation will be broadcast live on channel 16 Mediacom and channel 94 SCRTC on Thursday, May 17th at 7:00 p.m. Please be aware that technical difficulties may arise.
Chess Team Chess Team Winners
On Saturday, April 21, the chess team competed in the SOKY Invitational in Bowling Green. The team placed 1st overall in the Jr. High division against teams from around the state. Harrison Froedge placed 3rd, JayJay Jones placed 4th and Aaron Vickery placed 6th. The team practices each week after school and is coached by Tim McHenry and lead by Amanda Sherfey.
(See picture under Read More)
Little Falcon Softball Team Host "Little Falcon" Night

On Thursday, May 3, 2012, the Lady Falcon Softball Team hosted their first annual Little Lady Falcon night.  The night was a huge success and a big thanks goes out to the parents of all “Lady Falcons” who participated in the event.

Drama Summer Drama Camp
Click here to see more information regarding the Monroe County Youth Theatre's Summer Drama Camp.
Beta Important Beta Information
Jr. Beta's final fund raising activity will be this Saturday, May 12 starting at 8:30 AM in front of Walmart. Beta members need to bring the following:

·         Wrapped brownies

·         Wrapped cookies

·         Cupcakes

·         Cakes

·         Pies

·         Or anything homemade that someone would purchase.

To prepare for National Convention, practices will be June 7, 14, 18, and 21 from 5:00-6:00 PM  here at Monroe County Middle School. It is important that all who are going to convention to attend.

The group will meet at MCMS at 11:30 PM on Friday, June 22, and the group will depart promptly at 12:01 AM on Saturday, June 23.  Our performance will be at 2:00 PM, EST on Saturday. 

To see the note sent home with students, click
here.

Registration Registration Time is Approaching for Monroe County Schools
Each school has set their date and time for registering incoming students.
Beta Jr. Beta Members Bring Home National Honors
Monroe County Middle School received 3rd place in Songfest while Tompkinsville Elementary received 5th place in Living Literature.  The National Convention was held during the last weekend in June and winners were announced on June 26th at Greensboro, North Carolina.
Nurse Make Sure Your Child is Ready for School Next Year!
Be sure to keep your child's physical and immunizations up-to-date.
Cafeteria New Option for Parents in the Cafeteria
On-line deposits can now be made
News Scholarship Opportunity for 2012 Graduates
Scholarship opportunity for students who have an interest in technology
Helmet Annual Blue/Gray Game Set for Friday Night
Come out and support the Falcon Football team as they play an inter-squad scrimmage and introduce this years team.
Bus First Day of School Friday, August 3rd
PLEASE BE EXTRA CAREFUL, STUDENTS WILL BE SHARING THE MORNING DRIVE! THE BIG YELLOW BUSES WILL BE MAKING STOPS BOTH NEW AND OLD SO BE EXTRA CAUTIOUS!
Information Falcon Academy Recognized
Click here to read an article on KDE's website
Softball MCMS Softball
An application to play on the MCMS Softball team is found here. There will be a parent meeting on July 9 at 6:00 in the school's lunchroom. 
MAC Swim Club Sign-Ups

The Monroe Aquatic Club and JR Swim Team are now signing up at the Wellness Center.  Swim Team members and parents should attend a meeting on Tuesday, August 21 at 6pm in the Monroe County Middle School Library.
Visit the website www.monroeaquaticclub.com or contact Coach Dawn Cleary for more information.

News Nominations being sought for Next-Generation Student Council
For an application link and more information, click here.
TARGET GET GIFT CARDS FROM TARGET FOR YOUR CHILD'S SCHOOL
Target is giving away $25 gift cards to schools.
Eat Lunch Parents Invited to Eat Lunch with Child
The third annual Parent Luncheon will be held September 5-7. Parents are invited to eat lunch, pick up child's progress report and conference with teachers. Please let the school know if you plan to attend so that adequate meals are available. Notes were sent home with students last week, but can also be found here for sixth grade, seventh grade, and eighth grade. Sixth grade parents will come to school on September 5, seventh grade on September 6, and eighth grade on September 7.
Monroe Youth Theatre Monroe Youth Theatre Presents Clever Thomas and the Two Bottles
Monroe County Middle School students prepare to present another great performance. 
First Falcon Finance Bank
First Falcon Finance Bank held interviews on Friday, September 7th. Interested seventh graders first learned about the possibility of being an employee of FFF from South Central Bank employees, filled out a job application, and the final step was the job interview. Student employees will learn about their new job while visiting South Central Bank on September 17th, and the bank will open on September 20th.
PSAT PSAT Will Be Given On October 17, 2012
 There were not enough students sign up for the PSAT; therefore it will NOT be given at Monroe County High School. 
Pink Out Pink Out October 19 at the Falcon Home Football Game
Wear your pink to honor breast cancer survivors!
Football 8th Grade Football Team
The 8th Grade Falcon Football Team played their last game on Saturday, October 13th against Campbellsville Middle in the regional playoffs. The Falcons came up short on the scoreboard but played with heart and determination scoring during the last minute of the game. Congratulations 8th graders. We look forward to seeing you play next  year. 
Art Third Annual Art Show
Veteran's Day Program Veteran's Day Program
Program to recognize Veterans to be held at TES
Art Monroe County Arts Council Grant Application Available
Teachers can apply for a grant for their school.
Chef STLP Group Collecting Recipes
A STLP group is collecting recipes for the 1st MCMS Cookbook. They would like any MCMS students, staff, and alumni to submit recipes for their cookbook.
BigSun BigSun Scholarship 2013

FALCON FALCON SPIRIT!
Book PARENT SURVEY
If you are a parent of a Monroe County School District child, please take the following survey
Basketball 7th Grade Conference Tournament
The 7th grade SKMSAC tournament games will be played on Saturday, January 19th. MCMS 7th grade boys are a #1 seed and will play the winner of South Warren and Bazzell at 11:30 at Barren Co. Middle. The 7th grade girls are a #2 seed and will play Barren Co. at 12:45. The brackets are below.
Basketball No School Friday, January 25th

There will be no school on Friday, January 25th due to the Lady Falcons playing in the All "A" tournament in Frankfort, Kentucky.  Game time is at 12:00 cst.  Hope everyone can make the trip to support the Lady Falcons!!!!!  Our local radio station will be broadcasting live on 102.7 and we will also be streaming the game.

 

 

Live Link

Tournament 8th Grade Conference Tournament Schedule
The 8th grade SKMSAC Conference Tournament will be held on Saturday, January 26th. The 8th grade girls are a #2 seed and will play at 12:45 against Barren County at Drakes Creek Middle in Bowling Green. The 8th grade boys team is a #9 seed and will play Allen Co. at 9:00 at Franklin Simpson. The brackets are below.
7th Grade Basketball Conference Tournament Champions

The 7th Grade Boys and Girls Basketball Teams are the 2013 SKMSAC Tournament Champions! The 7th grade boys defeated South Warren, Franklin Simpson, and Bowling Green. The 7th grade girls defeated Barren County, Allen County, and South Warren. Congratulations to both teams and their coaches.

No School No School Friday, February 1st

There will be no school in Monroe County on February 1st due to slick roads in some parts of the county.  Please drive safe.

Luncheon Parent Luncheon

The second Parent Luncheon will be held February 6 for 6th grade parents, February 7 for 7th grade parents and February 8 for 8th grade parents. We invite all parents to come and eat lunch with your child and visit with teachers to conference on how well your child is doing in class. Notes are being sent home with students on Wednesday, but if for some reason you do not receive a note, the note can be found here.

6th grade letter
7th grade letter
8th grade letter

Those parents who are unable to attend the luncheon may attend the Parent/Teacher Conference on Monday, February 11th from 3:00 to 6:00. Keep in mind that students grades can be checked at any time via Infinite Campus Parent Portal.

Valentine's Valentine's Day Deliveries

Be sure to check with each school to see when the best time is to deliver items to the school for Valentine's Day.  Remember, NO GLASS CONTAINERS AND NO BALLOONS ON A SCHOOL BUS.  Also remember whatever is sent to them must fit in their lap while on the bus.

Activity February Activity Calendar

Click here to see what is going on at the Wellness Center.

Beta No School in Monroe County Thursday and Friday

Due to the State Jr. Beta Convention being held in Louisville, Kentucky, Monroe County Schools will be closed on Thursday, February 28 and Friday, March 1st. Good luck to all students from Monroe County that will be participating during the convention.

No School Today, March 6th.

There will be no school today in Monroe County today due to bad weather.  Thank You, Superintendent Lewis D. Carter

Videos & Pictures Added on our Through The Years Page

New videos added on our Through The Years page.  Some of the videos will also be playing this weekend on McTv.

http://www.monroe.kyschools.us/content_page2.aspx?cid=732

 

Great Job State Jr. Beta Convention Winners

Two TES students placed at the State Jr. Beta Convention and have been invited to attend the National Beta Convention. Congratulations to 1st Place Winner Connor Gearlds in the essay competition, and 3rd Place Winner Tucker Kirkpatrick in the water colors competition! Way to go!

Baseball Today's Baseball game canceled.

Today’s home baseball against Warren Central has been cancelled.

BBQ Senior Class Fundraiser

Pre-order your bar-b-que now and help out the Senior Class!

Governor's Cup Governor's Cup Results

Gamaliel Elementary, Joe Harrison Carter Elementary and Tompkinsville Elementary faired well at the District Governor's Cup

Law Enforcement A Big Thank You To Our Law Enforcement Officials

Both the Tompkinsville City Police and the Monroe County Sheriffs department aid in efforts to keep our students safe.  Click "read more" to see a letter from the Superintendent.

Spring Break Spring Break

Spring Break will be March 29-April 5, 2013. We hope everyone has a restful break! We will see all students and staff back in school on Monday, April 8th.

Project Prom 4-H Project Prom
Kindergarten and Preschool Registration

Kindergarten and Preschool Registration Friday, April 12, 2013 from 8am to 3pm at All Elementary Schools

 

 

 

Drama Drama Workshops for Adults

Free Workshop Sponsored by Community Education

SALE Surplus Equipment Sale Thursday, April 25th

Check out what the school system is selling!

STLP State STLP Competition

Thirty-two STLP members traveled to Lexington to compete at the State STLP competition. Six groups of students presented showcases, seventeen entered videos, and one competed in gaming during the all day competition.

Congratulations goes out to McKayla Cornelius, Laura Hamilton, and Courtney Cornelius on winning Best Group for their showcase "What's Cooking at MCMS". They collected recipes from current and past staff members, created a cookbook, and will donate proceeds to the mastery lab at school.

STLP sponsors are Dawn Cleary, Brittney Billingsley, and Lindsey Watson.

Exercise April Exercise Schedule

Click here for April's Wellness Center schedule.

Check Retirement Workshop

Click here to find out more information about an upcoming retirement workshop.

Aviation Day Aviation Day
GEAR UP Students Visit UK with GEAR UP

A group of 37 seventh and eighth grade students from Monroe County Middle School received the honor of being recognized as 2013 University of Kentucky S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Science) students. The selected students completed an application process and were afforded the opportunity to venture across the campus of the University of Kentucky while learning about various S.T.E.M. fields by participating in an assortment of activities and workshops.

This event was supported by GEAR UP Kentucky, an acronym for "Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs." GEAR UP is currently providing Monroe County students with services that include college tours, enrichment services, academic advising, life skills training, and career exploration.

Advanced Placement Exam 2013 Advanced Placement Exam Schedule

The deadline has been extended to Monday, March 4, 2013.

TENNIS KIDS TENNIS LEAGUE
GES is Selected as an NCEA High Performing School

GES has been selected as an NCEA High Performing School.  Please click for more details!

Washington, DC Washington, DC Trip Planned

All students enrolled in the middle school during the 2013-2014 school year are invited to travel to Washington, DC during spring break of 2014. There are still some spots left for this trip. Contact sponsors by Karen Copass and Christie Lyons for more information.

Jr. BETA Club GES Jr. BETA Club is going to Nationals!

Click here to learn about our State Jr. BETA WINNERS!

Calendar 2013-2014 Calendar Approved

First day for students will be August 9th.

Drama Camps Summer Drama Camps

See more about camps for elementary, middle and high school students.

Checkmark Principal Selection Committee for MCHS

Read the attached announcement for information on the selection of a new principal at Monroe County High School.

Connor Gearlds Congratulations to T.E.S. Student Connor Gearlds!

A BIG congratulations to TES student, Connor Geralds, for placing 3rd in the Essay competition at the NATIONAL Beta Convention! Way to go Connor!

test facebook

test facebook page

REGISTRATION 2013 HIGH SCHOOL REGISTRATION

It's that time of year again! Registration for the upcoming year begins this week at Monroe County High School!

Information Little League Sign Ups

Sign up for Little League Football and Cheerleader

Homecoming Queen Candidates Homecoming Queen Candidates

Seven girls from each class were nominated by their peers to be the Homecoming Queen Court. Homecoming will be held on Thursday, September 12th between the 7th and 8th grade football games. The 7th grade game starts at 5:00 when MCMS hosts Glasgow Middle.

Homecoming Queen candidates are:
6th graders (front row)- Emma Wall, Makenna Rouse, Bridget Biggerstaff, Alayna Hodges, Connor Geralds, Dannica Gosser, and Hannah Arnett

7th graders (middle row)- Payton York, Kenslee Williams, Grace Turner, Emily Burks, Emma Proffitt, Emily Hammer, and Kylee Brown

8th graders (back row)- Gracie Martin, Tori Chandler, Taylor Adams, Ashley Gearlds, Maddie Denton, Mariah Cleary, and Emma Harwood 

Computer Community Education Offers Class

Sign up now for a Microsoft Word basics class.

MCMS Homecoming Queen MCMS Homecoming Queen

Congratulations goes out to the 2013 Homecoming Queen Mariah Cleary, an 8th grader; 1st Runner-Up Emma Harwood, an 8th grader; and 2nd Runner-Up MaKenna Rouse, a 6th grader.

Facebook Follow Us on Facebook

Monroe County Middle School is now on Facebook. Please follow us at www.facebook.com/monroecoms

 

Students 6th Grade Students of the Week

Each week, each 6th grade teacher nominates a student for Student of the Week. The nominated student must show characteristics of the 7 Habits of Successful Teens.  

Basketball GES Recognized by Target

Click Read More to see the national internet commercial filmed at GES.

Transportation Transportation Director Receives Award

Jerry Tooley, Monroe County Schools Transportation Director, was recently given the "Award of Excellence" from the Kentucky Department of Pupil Transportation.

Wellness September Wellness Center Schedule

Exercise Schedule for the Monroe County Family Wellness Center is attached.

WIA WIA Youth Program
Softball 8th Grade Parent Night Softball 8th Grade Parent Night

Eighth grade Softball Team members and their parents were recognized at Parent Night on September 16th.

Cole Walden Cole Walden Featured in Online Article

Special Olympics Kentucky features high school junior Cole Walden

Tell Tell Kentucky Survey Recognizes GES

GES is an honorable mention school!

Football 7th Grade Football Team Headed to Playoffs
The first round of the playoffs will be held on Saturday, October 11th at 5:00. The Falcons will be playing Casey County Middle School in Casey County. Good Luck to our Falcons!
Football 8th Grade Football Play-offs
The 8th Grade Falcon Football Team will play Meece Middle School from Somerset on Saturday, October 19th at 1:30 CST. This is the first round of the play-offs. We wish our Falcons the best of luck! Come out and support the team!
Celebrate MY DRIVE Celebrate MY DRIVE
VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!
Poppy Help TES Win a Field Trip from Poppy!
Please take a moment to help TES win a trip from Poppy and to be featured on WBKO!

**You may vote once per hour! Voting ends Monday!
Fall Fall Super Saturdays
WKU Super Saturdays will be starting soon. Click to read more.
Unbridled Learning District Fairs Well in the State Unbridled Learning Accountability System
See the full report on how Monroe County School District rated by clicking here.
Art Art Show
Check out the flyer for an upcoming Community Art Show.
District Radio Announcement for 11/15/2013

 

 

8th Grade Boys Basketball 8th Grade Boys Basketball Wins BCMS Tip-Off

Congratulations to the 8th Grade Boys Basketball Team on winning the Barren Co. Middle School Tip-Off on Saturday, November 16th. The team had wins against Drakes Creek, South Warren, and Metcalfe County to win the tournament.

WINNERS We Are Always Proud of Our WINNERS

Check out the Fall Sports Winners listed under Winners on the District website on the left hand side of the page. Find other activities throughout our webpages.

Vote Class Officers Elected
8th Grade Class Officers

President- Cole Petty
VicePresident- Mariah Cleary
Secretary- Abby Turner
Reporter- Kazalen Borders

7th Grade Class Officers

President- Dalton Hodges
VicePresident- Kylee Brown
Secretary- Cassie Strong
Treasurer- Jervon Jones
Reporter- Jailyn Turner

6th Grade Class Officers

President- Millie Page
VicePresident- Emma Wall
Secretary- Callie Copass
Treasurer- Danica Gosser
Reporter- Melanie Thurman

 

Opera Jack and the Beanstalk Opera

The Opera came to Monroe County Middle School and TES had a great time watching. Click read more to watch a video.

EXPLORE EXPLORE Parent Night

All students and their parents/guardians are invited to Explore Parent Night on Tuesday, December 3 from 5:00-7:00. During this event, everyone will be served chili and the fixings while looking at and understanding EXPLORE test results. Parents will also be invited to look at student's (ILP) Individual Learning Plan.

Dinner Theatre Dinner Theatre

Monroe Youth Theatre Presents "Cookin Up Christmas" December 7th & 8th

Flag Military Appreciation Night

Recognition night rescheduled for Tuesday, December 10th.

GOOD LUCK TO OUR FOOTBALL PLAYER AND COACHES

Good luck video to Coach John Petett and his staff and player Carleton Huff!

Music All-District Band
On Saturday, November 16, MCMS Band students auditioned for placement in the prestigious Third District Band Directors Association 7th & 8th Grade All-District Band.  More than 400 students from 21 area middle schools auditioned to receive placement in the 99 seat band.  All students memorized scales, practiced sightreading, and prepared music for the audition process. 
 
Congratulations to Harrison Froedge, Ariston Jones, Zach Ford, Austin Rhoton, and Caroline Rushing for receiving placement in the All-District Band.
 
 
 
Governor's Scholar Governor's Scholar Deadline Friday!

ATTENTION JUNIORS!

Twas The Night Before Christmas

Students of the Week 6th Grade Students of the Week
Check out the 6th grade students of the week by visiting the 6th Grade Center Webpage.
Feliz Navidad

Blue Ribbon Check out the December 2013 Winners

Staff and students recognized at December's School Board Meeting.

College Goal Kentucky College Goal Kentucky
Ballgame Ballgame Tonight

The ballgame scheduled for Friday, January 17th will still be played. Homecoming activities will be held between the Girls' and Boys' games.

Children Playgrounds Receive Donation

TES and JHC received new mulch chips for their playgrounds.

no school There will be no school tomorrow, Thursday, January 23rd.

There will be no school tomorrow, Thursday, January 23rd due to road conditions.

Smile There will be school in Monroe County on Friday, January 24th

There will be school in Monroe County on Friday, January 24th.

tourament 8th grade girls tourament game at Warren East today canceled

The Monroe County Middle School 8th grade girls tournament, scheduled for January 25th at Warren East, has been canceled and rescheduled for Saturday, February 1st.
 

Welcomes MCHS Welcomes New Staff
All-District Band All-District Band

Harrison Froedge, Ariston Jones, Zach Ford, and Austin Rhoton were members of the prestigious Third District Band Directors Association 7th & 8th Grade All-District Band.  They were members of the 99 seat band.  The band rehearsed on Friday and performed for family and friends on Saturday, January 11 at WKU's Van Meter Auditorium.

Click Read More to see pictures.

Rogers Scholar Program Rogers Scholar Program Information
ATTENTION: Sophomores
Kentucky Youth Assembly Kentucky Youth Assembly

Nineteen middle school Y-Club members attended the Kentucky Youth Assembly (KYA) in Louisville on December 12-14. Thos attending were: Will Burroughs, Sawyer Cherry, Ty Rich, Alayna Collins, Leigha Guffey, Callie Copass, Landri Walden, Riley Burroughs, Sydney Starnes, Harrison Froedge, Kenslee Williams, Kennedy Thurman, Lydia Emberton, Courtney Pickerell, Abby Turner, Cole Petty, Hubert Crawford, Mariah Cleary, and Graham Stephens. The Y-Club is sponsored by Karen Copass and Christie Lyons.

Thursday Nights Game Rescheduled

Due to the threat of severe weather, The Boys/Girls Varsity basketball game scheduled for Thursday, February 20th, against Warren East has been rescheduled for Friday, February 21st.

District Governor's Cup Competition District Governor's Cup Competition
Winning at District Governor's Cup Competition were: Harrison Froedge- 1st Math and 1st Social Studies; Graham Stephens- 3rd Science and 1st Language Arts; Dalton Hodges- 4th Language Arts and 3rd Arts/Humanities; Lydia Proffitt- 5th Composition; Bailey Bartley- 1st Composition; Quick Recall Team- 1st place; and MCMS- 1st place overall. These students will move on to Regional Governor's Cup the week of February 1 at North Pulaski in Somerset.
Regional Governor's Cup

Congratulations to Harrison Froedge for placing 4th in Social Studies at Regional Governor’s Cup.  He will compete at the State Governor’s Cup in March.

Spelling Bee School Spelling Bee

The school Spelling Bee was held this week. Classroom winners were:
6th Grade: Millie Page, Allison White, Jordan Elam, Sara Ellen Evans, and Etermity Bray

7th Grade: Hunter Strode, Tyler Reeves, Curtis Petett, and Graham Stephens

8th Grade: Lydia Proffitt, Ashley Pruitt, Bailey Bartley, Karen Quijano, and Ariston Jones.

Sara Ellen Evans was the school winner and will represent our school at the District Spelling Bee on February 12th.

Winner Sara Ellen with school coordinator Mrs. Joni Turner.

 

Congratulations T.E.S. Beta Students Win Big!

T.E.S. Beta Club students came home big winners from last week's Kentucky Jr. Beta Convention. T.E.S. placed 1st in the Living Literature competition, and Camden Jackson, 5th grader, placed 2nd in woodworking. Congratulations to all students and sponsors. They will now complete in the National Beta Convention in Virginia in June. Click for pictures.

Theartre Monroe Youth Theartre Presents a Play

Check out the flyer for times, location and date!

ACT ACT Testing Schedule Change

~ATTENTION JUNIORS~

Beta Jr.Beta Convention

The Jr. Beta Club Convention was held in Louisville February 19-21. Monroe County Middle School students participated in Living Literature, Song Fest, Special Talent, Speech, Arts and Crafts, and also ran for Chaplin. MCMS came away as winners in Song Fest, 3rd in Spotlight Your Club, and Dalton Hodges was elected as Chaplin. These winners are invited to the National Jr. Beta Convention in Richmond, Virginia mid-June.

Music KMEA Solo and Ensemble Ratings
On Saturday, March 1, 2014 Monroe County Middle School Band students prepared music for 24 solo and/or ensemble performance events at the Kentucky Music Educators Association Solo & Ensemble Performance Assessment held at Henry F. Moss middle school in Bowling Green, KY. Performances received both written and verbal feedback from adjudicators. ALL events received Distinguished or Proficient ratings. Students receiving a Distinguished or Proficient rating will be awarded the official KMEA medals.
Spring Break Announcement

Children IT'S TIME TO REGISTER FOR SCHOOL

Elementary schools are holding PreSchool, Kindergarten and Headstart registration.

Prom 2014 Senior Prom Photos
Checkmark Superintendent Screening Committee Parent Member Vote

Voting for the one parent representative will take place on the following date at the Monroe County Board of Education main office area:  May 2, 2014 from 7:30 am-5:00 pm.

StudentsTravel to Washington, DC StudentsTravel to Washington, DC

Over Spring Break, thirty-eight students and their families traveled to Washington, DC to see the many sites. The trip was sponsored by the Y-Club.

News SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH BEGINS

The Monroe County Board of Education is seeking qualified applications for the position of Superintendent of Schools. Click here for application and further information.

Search Superintendent Search Committee Meeting Dates

The committee will begin the selection process soon!

Music Seven Habits Song

A "Leader in Me- Seven Habits" song was written by Mrs. Hope Myatt and recorded and edited by Mrs.Terri Collins. This song is sung by the entire student body during Friday morning assembly. This song demonstrates that seven habits are molding our students to be responsible, show initiative,  creative, set goals and meet them, get along with people of various backgrounds and cultures, and who could resolve conflicts and solve problems.

Carter RETIREMENT RECEPTION PLANNED

There will be a retirement reception to honor Superintendent Lewis D. Carter on June 10th between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. in the Board of Education Conference Room. Everyone is invited to attend.

State Track State Track and Field Competition

Student athlete Kayla Mendez is taking part of the KY State Track and Field Competition in Lexington on Saturday, May 24th. Good Luck Kayla and the rest of her team.

8th Grade Award Winners

These students were recognized during the 8th Grade Graduation for high achievement.


Lydia Proffitt- Superintendent Award, All A's, Kerry Yokley Award, Science, Math, History; Caroline Rushing- All A's, Band, Language Arts; Ashley Gearlds- All A's, Perfect Attendance; Tori Chandler- All A's, Perfect Attendance; Bailey Bartley- All A's; Zander Birdwell- Art; Mariah Cleary- All A's; Emerald Wheeler- Citizenship, All A's, Art; JW Short- Math; William Widenhouse- Band.

Christian Crews- Woodmen of the World History Award, Science;

Not in photo- Madison Arnett- Principal's Award, All A's; Cole Petty- Citizenship; Harrison Froedge- All A's, Band, History; Dylan Emberton- Cecil Petett Award;  Ariston Jones- Band, Language Arts; Cahill Wilson- Band

Theatre Monroe Youth Theatre Presents

The Conundrum on the Crackerjack Cruise

Banner Received for Next Generation Professionals

Staff at the Monroe County Board of Education are shown with the banner received by being a partner district during the Next Generation Learning conference.

GRREC Recognized Cecilia Stephens

Elementary Instructional Supervisor/Migrant Coordinator Cecilia Stephens was also recognized for her years of service by the GRREC Region.  Shown are Mrs. Stephens with principals and administrators of the Monroe County School District.

Retiring Superintendent Recognized by GRREC

Shown are Amy Thompson, incoming Superintendent of Monroe County Schools, Lewis Carter, retiring Superintendent and George Wilson, Director of Green River Regional Educational Cooperative and past Superintendent.

Mr. Carter was recognized at the GRREC Summer Leadership Conference in Bowling Green, KY. 

FEEDING SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM BEGINS JUNE 2ND

Free Breakfast and Lunch will be available at Monroe County High School
 

Registration Registration for 2014-2015 School Year

MCMS Student Registration for 2014-15 is as follows:

6th Grade Tues. July 22nd 8:00am-5:00pm

7th & 8th Grade Wed. July 23rd 8:00am-5:00pm

*6th Grade Parent Orientation will be Tues. July 22nd beginning @ 6:00 pm

Camp Middle for all incoming 6th graders will be July 22nd & 23rd beginning with registration at 7:30 am on Tues. July 22nd. We must have the attached form filled out for your child to attend. Camp Middle will be both days from 8:00 am - 1:00pm. We will have a field trip on Wed. to the movies. Breakfast and lunch will be provided and there will be no cost to attend.

Blue Ribbon State Poster Contest Winner

Keeton Turner wins Poster Contest

PRIDE TES teacher Dana Hammer earns PRIDE volunteer award

She received the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award for leading the TES PRIDE Club to spearhead the Tompkinsville Spring Cleanup Day on April 26, 2014.

Football 7th Grade Grid Iron Champs

Congratulations to the 7th Grade Football Team on winning the Eagle Grid Iron. The Falcons played against Taylor Co. Middle and won 28-0.

Homecoming 2014 MCMS Homecoming

Congratulations to the 2014 MCMS Homecoming Queen Grace Turner, 1st Runner-Up Kylee Brown, and 2nd Runner-Up Alex Martin.

Blue Ribbon Award Tompkinsville Elementary School Receives Blue Ribbon Award!

Tompkinsville Elementary School has been named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education. Only four public schools in the state of Kentucky recieved this award!

“Kentucky’s Blue Ribbon Schools are great examples of what happens when the various elements of Unbridled Learning – effective teaching, engaged student learning, exemplary programs and strong leadership work together for the benefit of all children,” said Education Commissioner Terry Holliday. “Every child deserves a world class education and these schools are models for those in the rest of the state where students are not yet performing at such high levels.”

A ceremony will be held in November in Washington, D.C. to recgonize these schools. Congratulations TES students and staff on this great accomplishment!

Class Officers Class Officers and Favorites Elected

The 2014-2105 Class Officers and Favorites are:

Cheerleaders Cheerleaders in KAPOS Competition

Good Luck to the MCMS cheerleaders as they compete in the KAPOS Cheerleading Competition on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Bowling Green High School. The doors will open at 9:00 and the competition will begin at 11:00.

Parent Night EXPLORE Parent Night

All 8th grade parents are invited to the EXPLORE Parent Night on Tuesday, November 11 from 5-7 in cafeteria. Parents can pick up EXPLORE results and will have the opportunity to discuss the results. Light refreshments will be served. 

Blue Ribbon GES Teacher Receives Northern Kentucky University Trailblazer Award

Greta Hale, Mathematics Intervention Teacher recognized at school board meeting

Sale Entrepreneurial Fair

Members of the Entrepreneur Club will be having a Entrepreneurial Fair on Thursday, December 4 in the gym. Members have created items and will be selling them. Any profit earned is divide among the group members. Please come out and support our students.

Cheerleaders Cheerleaders in Competition

MCMS Cheerleaders will be in the Snowball Classic in Bowling Green on Saturday, December 6. The competition will be at Bowling Green High School and the cheerleaders will compete at 1:30. Good Luck!

Band All-District Band

Nine students auditioned for the 2015 Third-District All-District Band. Students from across the region compete for chair selection. We are extremely proud of our students significant accomplishment.  The band will perform on January 8-10, 2015 at WKU. 

Kalie Hill - 1st Chair Alto Saxophone;  Brandon Walker - 3rd Chair Flute;  Kennedy Thurman - 10th Chair Flute;  Austin Rhoton - 4th Chair Clarinet;  Jenna Bowe - 10th Chair Trumpet.

Tournament 7th Grade Team Wins Tournament

Congratulations to the 7th Grade Boys Basketball Team on winning the Caverna Classic.

Front row: Dalton Williams, Grayson Rich, Hayden Graves, James Allen Winningham

Back row: Christian Scott, Wade Thompson, Curtis Petett, Gavin Banter, Tucker Kirkpatrick, Kale Hagan, and Nick Cofflet

 

KMSFA Petett Plays in East/West All-Star Game

Curtis Petett, a 7th grader, played in the Kentucky East/West All-Star game on Sunday, November 30 at Kentucky State University. Curtis was nominated, tried out for the team and was selected to play wide-receiver. He played for the West Team and wore jersey #10. Congratulations to Curtis and thank you for representing Monroe County. Check out the game and see if you can spot Curtis.

Academic Showcase 6th Grade Academic Showcase

MCMS hosted the 6th Grade Academic Showcase on Saturday, Dec. 7. Congratulations to the team on winning 4th place in Quick Recall Competition. Team members are Stuart Ellis, Camden Jackson, Bryant Tandy, Sydney Wade, and Bailey Wheeler. Individuals who placed were Bryant Tandy and Bailey Wheeler. Bryant placed 1st in Social Studies and 3rd in Science. Bailey placed 6th in Science.

Cheerleaders Place 2nd in Snowball Classic

The Cheerleaders placed 2nd at the Snowball Classic Held in Bowling Green on Saturday, Dec. 7. Congratulations!


 

Ky National Football Team Brooks Selected for Ky National Football Team

Jholdi Brooks, a 7th grade football player, was selected to play on the Kentucky National Football Team. He was invited to try out for the 38 player team. Jholdi plays wide receiver, running back and free safety. The first games were played on Dec. 6 & 7 in Paducah against Nashville and St. Louis teams with the Kentucky National Team winning both games. The team will play again on Saturday in Atlanta, Georgia against South Atlanta. Congratulations to Jholdi for earning a spot on the team and representing Monroe County.

KYA (Kentucky Youth Assembly)

Eighteen students traveled to Frankfort to participate in Kentucky Youth Assembly. Delegates will present bills, debate bills, and vote on bills. MCMS students had their bill passed by both the House and Senate and signed by the Governor. Congratulations to Dalton Hodges, Graham Stephens, and Sawyer Cherry. Their bill required food stamp recipients to be drug tested annually. Keep in mind, these bills have been written by students and have been voted on by students. They are learning the process of how a bill becomes a law at KYA.

STLP STLP Showcase

STLP (Student Technology Leadership Program) members presented their showcases at Regional Competition on Dec. 8 at Western Kentucky University. Three groups were invited to state competition in March.

Bullying Stops Here

Emily Brown and MaKenzie Bryant

Grade Cam

Emily Burks, Payton York, and Emily Hammer

Supporting Others Who Serve

Bailey Elam, Haley Elam, and Jordan Elam

 

Dedication Begins at a Young Age

Showing their patriotism, John Comer and Austin Carmona caught a "rain-free" minute to get the flag up at GES today.

Boys Basketball Teams in Tournament

Congratulations to the 7th Grade Boys Basketball Team on winning the Glasgow Holiday Classic over the weekend. The 8th Grade Boys Basketball Team placed 3rd in the same tournament.

7th Grade

Front Row: Hayden Graves, Dalton Williams, Grayson Rich, James Allen Winningham, Gavin Banter, and Christian Scott

Back Row: Tucker Kirkpatrick, Nick Coffelt, Curtis Petett, Jholdi Brooks, Kale Hagan, and Wade Thompson

8th Grade

Front Row: Jacob Hagan, Landon Stinson, Dalton Crowe

Back Row: Austyn Belcher, Braden Murphy, Jholdi Brooks, Jamison Geralds, Curtis Petett, Chandler Clements, and William Joinville

 

 

Cheerleader Place in Competition

Congratulations to the cheerleaders as they placed 2nd in the Cheer Mania Competition on Saturday, January 17 in Bowling Green.

Front Row: Riley Brown, Leigha Guffey, Bailey Scott, Whitley Bryant, Jaynalee Sprowls, Jailyn Turner, Dannica Gosser, Madison Cloyd

Back Row: Alex Martin, Kylee Brown, Alexis Lacefield, Emily Burks, Hannah Poore, Raven Tipton, Lizzie Brown, and Millie Page

Basketball 7th Grade Wins Conference Tournament

The 7th Grade Boys Basketball Team won the SKMAC Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 17 at Bazzell Middle School. The team won against South Warren, Drakes Creek, and Bowling Green in the finals. The team went undefeated for the season going 23-0. Congratulations!

Front Row: Grayson Rich, James Allen Winningham, Hayden Graves, Kale Hagan, and Dalton Williams

Back Row: Coach Mink, Christian Scott, Wade Thompson, Nick Coffelt, Curtis Petett, Tucker Kirkpatrick, Jholdi Brooks, and Coach Geralds

Metcalfe County Archery Shoot Winners Metcalfe County Archery Shoot Winners

Wade Dubree placed 1st and Wade Carnahan placed 4th in the Metcalfe County Archery Shoot. There were 21 in their age group and 160 competing overall. Congratulations Wade and Wade and Coach Dallas Carnahan!

 

Spelling Bee District Spelling Bee

Gracie Russell out-spelled and outlasted other school winners and was the winner of the District Spelling Bee. She will move on to the state spelling bee. Congratulations Gracie and good luck.

 

KMEA KMEA Solo and Ensemble Ratings

On Saturday, March 14, 2015 Monroe County Middle School Band students prepared music for solo and/or ensemble performance events at the Kentucky Music Educators Association Solo & Ensemble Performance Assessment held at Henry F. Moss Middle School in Bowling Green. Performances received both written and verbal feedback from adjudicators. ALL events received Distinguished or Proficient ratings. Students receiving a Distinguished or Proficient rating will be awarded the official KMEA medals. A Distinguished rating means a superior performance while Proficient represents an excellent performance. This is outstanding work by our band students. 

Jr Beta Club Jr Beta Club Results

Results from Jr Beta Club State Convention:

Kade Hagan- State Vice-President

1st Place Arts Sweepstakes

1st Place sketch Grace Turner

1st Place pastels Kylee Brown

2nd Place technology

2nd Place campaign skit

 

KMEA Concert Band Festival

The advanced band class performed athe KMEA Concert Band Performance  Assessment in Somerset. The middle school band received a Distinguished rating. Congratulations to Mrs. Collins and Mrs. Crowe and all band students.

"March Zuma" by John O'Reilly

 

"Spririt of the Wolf" by Michael Oare

Graduation 8th Grade Graduation

Eight grade graduation will be held on Wednesday, May 27 at 9:00 in the gym. It will also be shown live on Channel 16 and SCRTC Channel 94.

8th Grade Awards

Congratulations to the 8th Grade Award winners.
Anastasia Shirley- band; Brooklyn Gordon- science and All A's; Rachel Birge- art; Michaela Whitehead- band; Jasmine Clouse- All A's; Cassie Strong- Superintendent Award, All A's, language arts, math; Emily Burks- Principal Award, All A's; Grace Turner- Art; Andrea Beltran- Citizenship Award; Whitley Bryant- Kerry Yokley Award for girl's sports; Brandon Walker- band and perfect attendance; Ivan Espejo- art; Cameron Garmon- band; Trent Murphy- Woodman of the World History Award; Will Burroughs- science; Graham Stephens- math, language arts, band; Dalton Hodges- Jr. Beta Club and band; Austin Rhoton- band; Chandler Clements- Citizenship Award; Landon Stinson- Cecil Petett Award for boy's sports; Elijah Cleary- perfect attendance. Not shown, Jenna Bowe, band; Caitlin Spurlock- band.

Racing to the Future Winner

Traveling trophy presentation for STLP Racing to the Future repeat champion, Jonah Ford.  We are so proud of Jonah for making history as the only student who has ever won two consecutive years.  Congratulations!!

 

Homecoming MCMS Homecoming

The Homecoming Festivities will be on Thursday, Aug. 27 at 5:00. The 7th and 8th grade football teams will take the field starting at 5:30. The Falcons will play Clinton Co. The time has been changed from time listed on the schedule. All candidates and escorts should be at the football field at 3:45 for pictures. Hope to see you there!

MCMS Homecoming Queen

1st Runner-Up Madison Vibbert

Queen Cally Sue Harlin

2nd Runner-Up Abby Hutcherson

Project 12 Town Hall Meeting Planned

For those affected by addiction, plan to attend an upcoming meeting.

GES

Gamaliel Elementary and Tompkinsville Elementary School hosted teachers and administrators from Larue County.  Visitors learned about instructional practice, data analysis and student performance while touring Monroe County Schools.

Middle School

Monroe County Middle School teachers and administrators working together in a grade level PLC to analyze student data and enhance instructional practices.

GES

Tompkinsville Elementary and Gamaliel Elementary School hosted teachers and administrators from Larue County.  Visitors learned about instructional practice, data analysis and student performance while touring Monroe County Schools.

6th Grade 6th Grade Perfect Attendance

All 6th grade students were present at school on Thursday, November 5. Because of this, students were able to spend some free time outdoors. We encourage all students to be in attendance every day. Congratulations to the 6th graders!

School Local Planning Committee / District Facilities Meeting Dates

Upcoming Local Planning Committee / District Facilities Meeting Dates

All-District Band All-District Band

Congratulations to Kennedy Thurman and Ellie Emberton who received placement in the KMEA 3rd District 7th and 8th Grade All-District Band. Kennedy received 4th highest score in flutes. Ellie received 3rd in Baritone Sax. Kennedy will participate in the 7th and 8th Grade KMEA 3rd District All-District Band in January.

8th Grade Boys Basketball 8th Grade Boys Basketball

Congratulations to the 8th Grade Boys Basketball Team on winning the District Tournament.

Grayson Rich, Nick Coffelt, Tucker Kirkpatrick, Jholdi Brooks, Kale Hagan,
Wade Thompson, Christian Scott, Colby Nettles, and Dalton Williams

Brooks Brooks Plays in East/West All Star Game

Jholdi Brooks played in the Kentucky Middle School East/West All-Star Football Game over the weekend. He won three awards: fastest 8th grade 40 Yard Dash, best Flat Jump, and Offensive Player of the Game. Jholdi scored two touchdowns as well as the 2 point conversion to help the West team to win 27-26. We are proud of Jholdi!

If you would like to check out the football game, go to Prepspin.com and look for the 8th Grade KYMSFA All-Star Game.
http://www.prepspin.com/upcoming-games-events/

Believe Board Members with District Administrators Picture

School Board Appreciation Month School Board Appreciation Month

January is School Board Appreciation Month. Monroe County Judge-Executive Tommy Willett is shown signing the proclamation along with Superintendent Amy Thompson and Executive Assistant Donna Graves.

 

Governor's Cup District Governor's Cup