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Kate Brown got to meet the Cardinal Bird at Bell Elementary’s Plant the Seeds of Learning Family Reading Night Drive-Through Monticello Elementary student Emily Gregory with Clifford the Dog at the Child Plus Fair Cumberland Family Healthy Kids Clinic Staff on hand for Child Plus Fair 21st Century sponsors December Festival of Lights Drive-Thru Event Principal Angela Ballinger reads a book to her students virtually, following drive-thru event. Kindergarten Teacher Beth Corder hands out literacy package to students at Walker's Thankfulness drive thru Library Assistant Sherry Lemaster waved to students at holiday drive-thru event Counselor Jill Frogge shakes hands with Frosty at Drive-Thru special event Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus at Monticello Elementary Riding Through a Reading Wonderland Middle School here I come...along with encouragement from the WC Cardinal! Monticello Elementary fifth graders moving on to the WCMS enjoyed a parade in their honor outside their school building! Bus Driver Mike Cooksey pushes a cart of food to be loaded on buses traveling on meal distribution routes. Buses line up to pick up meals to be delivered to kids along 10 different routes Ralph Reynolds carries out a load of food to a school bus distributing meals Wayne County Varsity Cheerleaders performed at the UCA National High School Cheerleading Championships Actors perform A Christmas Carol Monticello Elementary Performers provide songs in play Scene from A Christmas Carol Future Front Facade of Monticello Elementary courtesy of DECO Architects Huge crowd attends Camp Read-A-Lot at Monticello Elementary Sixth graders participated in SKMA All-Festival Children's and Junior High Honor Choruses WCHS Marching Band performs "House of Cards" at the football game DAV performs a 21 gun salute honoring veterans at the football game Drum Major Amanda Harvey leads the band in "The Hand You're Dealt" Monticello Elementary Academic team with coaches (L-R) Denise Phipps, Sylvia Hicks, Taymme Sumpter, Katina Shearer Walter Hobbs (Micah Burchett) and Mr. Greenway (Palmer Smith) in Elf JR musical presented by Monticello Elementary WCMS Hosts 21st Century Lights on After School Girls Elementary Cross Country Team placed first at the Cave Lake Fall Classic on October 20th The Burnett family came to the Monticello Elementary Parent Teacher Conference night Top Accelerated Reading Program students at Monticello Elementary KDE encourages drivers to be cautious of school buses loading students as the new school year begins
Wayne County School Parents, your help is needed! KY Broadband Initiative graphic

The Kentucky Broadband Initiative is a network of public and private partners working to expand internet access and build a stronger digital infrastructure in rural communities across Kentucky. We are asking everyone to please go to this website and complete an internet speed test.  This data will help locate areas in the county that have slow internet speeds or none at all.  The Kentucky Broadband Initiative can provide funds to our community to build better internet access for students and families

Sign up for 21st Century Summer School Programming 21st Century Director Katherine Kidd

Wayne County's 21st Century Program will be providing summer camp from June 7-July 2. Parents, if your child wants to participate and needs transportation, you will have until this Friday, May 14th to get their application turned in. Student applications turned in after the 14th will not be eligible for transportation. Be sure and register for Summer Camp because slots are limited. Applications must be recovered by Friday, May 21st in order to be processed.  

Parents respond to Supplemental School Year Program Survey WC logo

Wayne County Schools have received 117 parent requests to participate in the Supplemental School Year Program (SSYP) created by Kentucky Senate Bill 128. This legislation was passed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and allows any K-12 students to use the 2021-2022 school year as a supplemental year to retake or supplement courses the student has already taken.

Cobb employees share the chick hatching process at the hatchery Cobb employee Jennifer Guffey let two of the students hold the baby chicks

Cobb employees presented assemblies to Bell Elementary students giving an overview of the local hatchery operations. The students were delighted with the program and could not wait to get a close up view of the baby chicks they brought to school. The Cobb employees never committed on which came first....the chicken or the egg.  

Child Plus Fair reaches 85 young children headed to Walker Early Learning Center in fall Monticello Elementary student Emily Gregory enjoyed hanging out with Clifford the Dog

Wayne County Schools were well represented at the annual Child Plus Fair on Saturday, May 1. Families learned about school opportunities, enrollment, and a variety of services available to youngsters in the community. Wayne County Schools Family Resource Center Directors Leslie Randall and Kendra Patton co-chaired the event which was held outdoors this year at Memorial Park. There were 73 families who brought incoming preschoolers and 12 incoming kindergarten students. During the previous Lil Cardinal Academy Drive-Through event, 38 students enrolled.  

Child Plus Fair will be Saturday, May 1 Child Plus Fair Flyer

Spread the word that the annual Child Plus Fair will be held outdoors at Memorial Park on May 1. Parents of school age children will receive information on enrolling their child in Preschool, Head Start or Kindergarten. Community partners will be passing out FREE items to those that attend. Parents can drive by each booth to receive information. Come out and enjoy the colorful Candyland theme. 

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